Normally I write about how to dominate your blog’s niche and work from home but today we need to talk about something even more important. Your health. Earlier this year I had a bit of a health scare and, as it turned out, the problem was largely related to the amount of time I spent on the computer. I always knew that computing could cause some health issues but what I never imagined was how potentially serious they could be.

In this article I am going to talk about a few ways that your blog is damaging your health beyond repair. Please note that the title is not intended to be (entirely) sensational; many of these problems are difficult to reverse unless you catch them really early.

My health scare: from athlete to fat

Before I get into the problems I want to talk a little bit about my own experience so you know why I decided to write this article. I feel quite embarrassed talking about this stuff but on the other hand I know that by doing so I might be able to help a few people out there to change their habits.

As you know I am 25 years old. When I was 24 I went to the doctor and he told me I had the fitness of a 36 year old and that my health was not good. I was overweight, suffering from physiological stress related symptoms and, basically, in the worst shape of my life. All this came as a massive shock to me because from ages 16 to 22 I was an athlete in elite shape. I played soccer at a high level, trained boxing and kung fu for one hour every day and had a keen interest in healthy eating. My body was muscular, lean and I could run all day and not feel puffed. And I never got sick.

In just two years (from age 22 to 24) I went from athlete to someone who the doctor was worried about. And I can tell you now that the problem originated with and was magnified by me starting a business and working from home, all day and most of the night, from my computer.

Why your blogging is damaging your health

My little health scare prompted me to do two things: study and change. I wanted to look into all the health problems and the ways to fix them and then I wanted to start implementing the changes in a way that would last and bring results. What I am about to write about now are the things about blogging all day that really worried me.

1. Being stationary all day and then exercising after doesn’t help
Recent studies have shown that if you are sedentary at a computer all day and then get up and workout for an hour at the gym after work the benefits are minimal. In fact, one study showed that it does nothing to increase your longevity. While I think more studies need to be done on the matter, the message is clear. If you sit still all day you are going to do yourself harm. You need to be constantly moving about in order to keep yourself well.

Now I do a small workout every half an hour. As soon as the clock hits the hour or half past the hour I drop and do 25 pushups, 25 sit ups and two minutes worth of boxing or star jumps. The net result is I get more energy, get the blood flowing and do about 20 minutes of exercise total for the day.

2. Exercising for an hour doesn’t undo your bad diet
This article speaks the truth. You cannot lose weight by exercising. It just doesn’t happen. In fact, the studies now show that if you exercise you are more likely to eat more and thus gain weight. This happens for two reasons:

  • You are more hungry
    Exercise makes you hungry. You go for a big run or lift some weights and your body wants to replace all the lose energy. You usually end up eating more.
  • Your brain’s discipline center is fatigued
    The scientists mentioned in the article think that your brain has a discipline clock that gets worn out with exercise. So you might be super disciplined during your workout but end up eating some junk food as a “reward” and undo all the hard work.

Let me just show you some simple maths. A can of soda is around 200 calories. That is an hour on the treadmill, just to burn off that can of coke. So what about all the other drinks, snacks and second helpings you have had during the day? Exercise cannot possibly burn all of that off. You need to start eating healthier, cutting portion sizes and drinking water and tea instead of soft drinks and milk. As full time bloggers we often opt for the easy option, especially when stressed. The problem is that over two years (like I found out) those extra few calories equate to ten kilograms of fat that takes years to lose.

The point here is not to stop you from exercising. You need to exercise every day in order to keep your heart healthy and your mind free of stress. Losing weight is only a very minor concern in terms of weight loss. The point is just to help you realize that it is your diet that will make or break your belly fat, not the amount of time you spend at the gym.

3. Being overweight is as dangerous as smoking
Did you know that if your waist line is waistline is more than 92cm for men and 80cm for women you are an increased risk of developing cancer and heart disease? And did you know that if you are 102cm for men and 88cm for women you are in a dangerously high risk bracket? That is pretty scary. And you know what makes it worse? Recent studies have shown that being overweight is just as dangerous as smoking.

As I said before, losing weight is extremely hard. It has taken a lot of dieting discipline to get my weight back into a safe level and a lot of exercising to get my cardiovascular system something more representative of a 25 year old. Don’t let your weight get out of control just because you are busy writing some blog posts.

4. Your habits of stress are hard to undo
Sometimes when money is tight and you are under the pump you get into all sorts of habits because of stress. It might be a habit of staying up late to get the job done or it might be having three too many coffees. The problem is, when you work from home, there aren’t a lot of people to talk to if you need a shoulder. Similarly, there isn’t anyone around to pull you up on your silly habits when they appear to be getting out of control.

The thing about human beings is that we learn very easily. Modern neuroscience is now saying something that the Buddha said 2500 years ago: you are what you think. Even the act of thinking gets coded into your neural pathways very quickly and hard wired into your brain. And that is very hard to undo. Especially when it relates to gross behaviors like sleeping, eating and so on because these have physiological responses like hormones that help to “persuade” you to get that next hit of caffeine.

I highly recommend you all buy and read The Brain That Changes Itself. This book has some fascinating insights into how impressionable and changeable your brain is. Some of it you will find worrying but, for the most part, it will show you how much potential you have to tap in to. This is a book I simply couldn’t put down.

So what do I do?

The message of this article is to start today. Right now. Change your habits and stick to the changes. Get up and move as often as you can and get healthier food with smaller portion sizes. It will take only a few months of laziness and inattention for your weight and lifestyle changes to get out of control. But if you start now you will avoid being in the situation where your doctor looks you in the eyes and says that you need to do something before it is too late.

How is your health? I would love to know whether the great community here at Blog Tyrant are healthy or whether you have started to notice some problems creeping up. Drop a comment and let us know.


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  1. Hi BT
    I’m just back from 4 days visiting friends in Germany and was delighted to read this post.

    Firstly, well done on writing this … get us all thinking about our health.


    I decided at the beginning of the year that I needed to lose some weight and so far I’ve lost 28 pounds thru healthy eating and exercise.

    I get up and move around a lot … and walk the Coco dog … and get up more. It really is easy to lose hours and hours online.

    I’m replacing the batteries in my wii [which have been my lazy excuse to not do my fitness programme in the house] and restarting my 45 mins a day wii Sports programme.

    When I was away in Germany I only went online for 10 mins each day to check urgent emails. I’ve decided to go offline by 7 or 8 pm now and wind down with a book. Too easy to get lost down the online rabbit hole.

    I also realised that I need to take more breaks away from all the online business work and just spend time in other places not thinking about the business … and that’s helping keep me mentally healthy.

    When I start to get the jitters about my online business I always offload on my brother who is also my business partner. It really really helps to have someone listen who loves the whole business as much as me … and believes in me.

    Loving what you do can have up and downsides and we need to really be conscious of our physical and mental health. I find that hours fly by when I’m working online and I need to balance it by standing back from the computer.

    Congrats again BT mentor san for your timely and honest email.

    Off I go to walk the Coco dog.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Nice work Liz.

      I have had a real problem with the clocking off at a regular time thing. I have an iPhone and iPad so when the PC goes off I generally jump on them. I noticed recently that I check emails at 3 in the morning.

      Any advice on how to switch off after a day’s work?

      1. BT … you strike me as a guy with discipline in his bones.

        Turn the little buggers off.

        I’ve been doing that since I got home yesterday and gotta say I felt a bit twitchy … which is a really good reason to switch all our tools off for the night.

        You have an ipad … my new love object … the ipad not you BT!

        I want them to put in a vidcam and then it will be perfect [and a usb port]. I tried one for the first time in Germany and it was so convenient and easy to use.

        I switch off from work by taking time to cook really nice meals … the whole process of creating something is very relaxing and I do love eating. I love reading books [not Kindle] so that relaxes me as well. I play with my Coco dog who just makes me laugh and I go out and visit friends.

        And because my brain never ever seems to stop exploring ideas for the business … I keep a notebook with me all the time to jot down the thoughts so they don’t keep churning around.

        I’m trying to more consciously tune out and turn off from the computer in the evening and create a new habit.

        1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

          Thanks for the tip. Discipline, that I do not have.

  2. Laneth Sffarlenn on November 5, 2010

    This hit home pretty quickly – my job has me sitting in front of a computer anywhere from 7:30am through to around 5:30pm. Then, because I’m working on learning about / working on setting up a blog (or two, or three…), I spend upwards of another six hours on my PC at home.

    If I was working from home, I would definitely be doing what you do every half-hour, but it’s just not an option at work. Suffice it to say I do move around a bit when I need things from around the office, but I also am aware that it’s not enough.

    Your article really hit home man. I just turned 27 and am slowly working off the thirty kilos I put on over the past five years. Have had some success with a change in my eating habits though, so now I have to work on getting away from the PC.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Hey Laneth.

      I hope it hit home enough for you to make some changes. I sometimes thing that just becoming aware is half the battle. I woke up and it seemed like overnight my body was ruined and health gone.

      Its surprising how quick you can turn things around.

      How do you go about losing the weight? Any tips?

      1. Laneth Sffarlenn on November 7, 2010

        The weight-loss is an interesting one. 80% diet (as in the food we eat, not a “diet” system) and about 20% exercise.

        The gym I joined has an amazing system they worked out with a Naturopath that involves portion-controlling your meals, ensuring you eat regularly throughout the day to keep your metabolism pumping and is all about balancing your blood-sugar levels to promote healthy eating habits—this helps break the need to “snack” because you’ll not have the crashes during the day that result in needing to eat to regain the sugars lost.

        I lost almost five kilos in four weeks, and that was without attending the gym because I “didn’t have time”.

        For someone like me who doesn’t eat a very wide range of vegetables (though a lot more than some who are really fussy) it was hard to remain creative and interested with the new diet – twenty-seven years of eating one way wasn’t going to be broken easily!

        Still, you have motivated me to change. It’ll be slow, but I have already. Figuring out just how I can do it this week, now I’m back at work. Thanks!

        1. the Blog Tyrant on November 7, 2010

          Hey Laneth.

          Great comment.

          I’m a 90% vegetarian (meaning I try not to eat meat as often as I can). I have been forced to get creative with vegetables otherwise I just eat pasta. The big key I have found is Indian food; especially South Indian food. It has lots of lentils and vegetables and it very good for you.

          Just a thought.


          1. Laneth Sffarlenn on November 7, 2010

            No worries mate, thanks!

            Pasta was completely out for me while in the “weight loss” regime, as was all breads.

            One slice of break made up almost my whole daily carb intake so I’d have none left for the rest of the day. It was hard sticking to it all, but it really did / does work!

            Will look into the Sth.Indian food, thanks!

  3. very important topic, and great post. just a few inputs from my experience: have a look at the paeo/primal approach to nutrition and lifestyle/fitness. a good starting point would be mark sisson’s site
    (there are many others like robb wolf, loren cordain, etc)

    eating the proper food is more important than size or frequency. most people do best when simplifying stuff and mostly consume unaltered, unprocessed food like meat, fish, vegetables, some fruits and nuts. avoid sugars, grains and dairy. go high-fat, low-carb, not high-carb low-fat.

    most people need to supplement at least with magnesium, vitamin D (extremely important! do a blood test!) and fish oil (if you’re overweight).

    recommended books: “the primal blueprint” and “the paleo solution”

    give it a shot and read the scientific background about this approach. i promise it will change your whole perception of nutrition and fitness 🙂

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Great shares here! I am going to check that stuff out. My naturopath is always on about the Paleo.

  4. Thank you for this post…I will now switch off and get off my butt and get outside. As a newbie blogger of 2 months i can already see the dangers of addiction to this wonderful blogging life. It can be seriously difficult to turn the computer off…so much to learn…so many people to connect with! It’s all about the ongoing search for balance in life! Have you seen the Justin Hall video on blogging burnout…that is seriously scarey stuff?

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Hey Rosemary.

      No I haven’t seen the Justin Hall video. Got a link?

  5. cherbydarl jimenez on November 5, 2010

    I am really glad to see an article here that discusses about health. At least now I can say that following your blog has some relations to my blogs, too.

    Anyways, I do believe that having a great health is of utmost importance. You will feel great about yourself, look better and save a lot of money and time from getting sick.

    I lost 22 lbs naturally in 7 months time by doing simple things like writing down my desired weight, eating 6-8 small meals everyday and setting my mood right.

  6. cherbydarl jimenez on November 5, 2010

    Good to know that you are concerned with health, too BT.

    I lost 22 lbs naturally by doing simple things like eating 6-8 times a day, drinking a lot of water and writing down my desired weight.

    Check it out in my blog.


    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Thanks Cherbydarl. I’ll check it out.

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  8. Ivan Walsh on November 5, 2010

    Hey Shawn,

    I got a standing desk built and it made a huge difference.

    It stopped all the stiffness in the lower back and burnt a few calories along the way.

    PS – you can get them in IKEA if there is one close to you.


    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Who is Shawn Ivan?

  9. I just actually wrote a blog post about this exact thing. I’ve hit rock bottom with my physical condition. I’m 37 and I feel like I’m about 57. I’m overweight and out of shape. I’ve decided it’s time to make a change before it’s too late. I want to be around for my kids, and the path I’m on is leading me to an early grave. I urge you to start now at the age you are. It gets way harder as you get older.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Hey Dennis. Good luck with the changes. You are so right about the age thing. I’m only 25 but it feels so much harder than just 5 years ago.

  10. Great timing. After years of military and roofing work, my husband just started a sedentary desk job, and I’m a stay at home mom/blogger who’s developed some bad habits over the past week. The rush of the holidays combined with an increase in my blog workload has led to a diet of coffee and my kid’s Halloween candy. While that’s a great diet for losing weight (for me) it’s not so great for staying healthy.

    We’ve started watching our portions. Breaking out the measuring cups and using a calorie tracker app on our phones has helped a lot with this. I’ve also started cutting down my coffee intake and upping how much water I drink, as well as taking exercise breaks throughout the day. It’s important to remember that keeping ourselves healthy give us more energy to do the important things.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Its great if you can tackle the problem together as well. Gives you a partner in crime. Is he a good eater?

  11. Juan de Flores on November 5, 2010

    Hi Blog Tyrant,

    I hope your health is going to be good. I’m in a similar situation, I just started a blog and it takes me a lot of time. I’m almost 8-10 hours in front of my computer every day.
    I found what is for me the best method. Boxing.
    Boxing isn’t what people think. The first time you’re going to a training session you’re not going to do sparing (~fighting). In fact, you can if you want only do the cardio training without ever to be in a ring.

    Why I think boxing is so great:
    1. You can burn 400-800 calories per hour.
    2. The categories of weight are very good helping you to stay in a good weight range.
    3. You see good results from the first month.
    4. You aren’t alone, when 10 people are training next to you like crasy, it motivates a lot.
    5. You learn how to eat good food.
    6. The coach is here to help you to not to stop.

    Really, I’m very happy with boxing. I’m going now 3 times per week and it’s fantastic. I suggest you to try at least once. Look for the best boxing club and sign up for a course.

    Great Blog! I like your writing style.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010


      I did boxing and martial arts for years. It is fantastic. I just don’t have the time these days!

  12. Moon Hussain on November 5, 2010

    Hi Tyrant!

    Excellent article. This is something I’m continually struggling with and have become increasingly frustrated with.

    I’ll have to keep in mind to do a small set of exercises every 40 minutes or so–in fact, that’s a great idea.

    Watching what you eat? Ridiculously hard these days 🙁

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      You gotta do it though Moon! Its the most important part.

  13. Dear BT,

    There’s something I really like about you and I can’t pinpoint exactly what it is. Something that comes accross the screen, projecting energy, passion, and concern for the greater good, not just with this article, but with all of them.

    I loved this post. I need these reminders. Yesterday I polished off a half a can of Girl Scout chocoloate covered almonds while typing away at the computer. I’ve often suffered from what I call computer shoulder, where my neck and shoulders scrunch up into a tight ball, creating headaches, and limited arm motion.

    So thank you for the much needed reminder. I’d also like to add a comment about mental health. Blogging, etc., can quickly become isolating, and create and unhealthy detachment from the tangible side of humanity. Maintaining face-to-face relationships with family and friends is vital to my sanity.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Thanks for the compliments T.Lee.

      You are so right about the isolation. I was feeling that yesterday. But we’ve always got the comments section!

  14. Tito Philips, Jnr. on November 5, 2010

    This post really caught my attention and it did deliver on promise. Since I am not much of a eater, I eventually had this to take away;

    “If you sit still all day you are going to do yourself harm. You need to be constantly moving about in order to keep yourself well.”

    Thanks for sharing!

    I got to know your blog from Problogger, the post on “3 things that can make you leave a blog in 3 seconds or less”. I would like you to check out my blog and see if you can stay longer than 3 seconds!

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Hey Tito.

      Good work – I stayed longer than 3 seconds.

      1. Tito Philips, Jnr. on November 6, 2010


        I’m glad really, thanks your opinion did make a difference!

  15. Great post! As someone who’s worked in front of a computer 8 hours a day, plus commuting (sitting in the car), I used to make myself get up and walk around the office every hour or so. I’m working from home now, and I love the idea of doing jumping jacks or sit-ups every so often.

    Something I do, is always have a glass of water on the go. I have to get up to refill it and I have to get up to pee pretty often, but at least I’m moving (and drinking more water!)

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 5, 2010

      Melanie the water is a great idea. I usually just have coffee… bad.

  16. Hi Tyrant,
    I like your new fitness schedule. When I was in college, I used to keep dumbbells by my desk and work out with them on a similar schedule while I studied. The one benefit with doing that was that sometimes I could do some curls while I was reading something. I haven’t done that in years and was just thinking that I needed to get into better shape.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 6, 2010

      Great idea!

  17. Carolee a.ka. Blogging Biz Mom on November 6, 2010

    Great advice!

    I have recently gone back to my routine of walking the dogs around 10 a,m, in the morning- I usually jump on the computer around 5:30- 6:00 a.m. So by 10 I need a break.

    Might have breakfast before the walk or after, depending on schedules that day…

    I also have a freestanding counter I bought a year or so ago- somehow I started working there standing up- sure helps eliminate those old tight shoulders and backache.

    I can also do a leg-life now and then while standing & typing. Every hour or so I do dishes, vacuum, fold laundry, etc….then go back to the computer.

    Actually, the kitchen table is right behind my “standing desk” so I can fold laundry while listening to/watching a webinar.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 6, 2010

      Please tell me why you are on the PC so early!

  18. i bet you got a lot of people’s attention! it IS unhealthy
    to sit at any job all day. you are so wise to get yourself
    moving every half hour or so. that’s a great idea.

    i am twice your age and in better shape than when i was
    your age, so don’t worry, you will be fine IF you keep up
    your exercise regime.

    thanks for the warning!

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 6, 2010

      Thanks for the encouraging words Lea. Glad to know that.

  19. The biggest challenge I’ve had is sleeping. Once I open the computer I find it hard to stop it and end up spending hours on it, feeling exhausted the next day.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 6, 2010

      You and me both.

  20. Marcus Sheridan, The Sales lion on November 6, 2010

    This was a tremendous read Tyrant. Props to you for having the stones to put it out there and discuss the topic, as it is one of those ‘dirty little secrets’ so many bloggers are currently dealing with. Personally, I do the following to maintain weight:

    1. One hour elliptical workout everyday
    2. No sugar based soda/drinks
    3. Sauna, 15-30 min, everyday
    3. Play as much outside with my kids as possible during the day

    For me, these strategies really work. I’m 33 years old and weigh less now than I did as a senior in high school.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 6, 2010

      Any other diet tips?

  21. George Field on November 7, 2010

    Definitely a great article. Starting a blog and sitting just for a couple of days, I’ve realized how terrible it is for your health (and your butt!). I’ll write a post on a couch or a soft chair and then I’m pretty much up for the rest of the day. Sitting all day is one of the worst things to do to your body and I’ve known that for some years now.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 7, 2010

      Thanks for stopping by George.

  22. Dorothy Ray on November 7, 2010

    Dear Blog Tyrant,
    Thanks for the heads up on not sitting at a computer all day like I do. I know I shouldn’t, but still I do. I like your idea of getting up at regular intervals to get your blood going. I’m sure we’d all feel better for doing that if we could only tear ourselves away from ‘just one more minute to read / write/ this or that’. I’m definitely not 25 anymore, not overweight, eat sensibly, but lawsy me, I don’t like to move around a whole lot. Takes too much time away from the fun stuff.

    Good luck on your new regime and thanks again for alerting the rest of us.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 7, 2010

      No worries Dorothy. Thanks for the kind words.

  23. Olwen Anderson on November 7, 2010

    Thanks for the reminder as well as the suggestions Blog Tyrant! I’d like to pass a link to your blog post on to my readers too!

    You’ve got the balance right – enough movement + right diet + good mindset. Bet you get back into fighting shape real fast!

    By the way, I really enjoyed ‘The Brain That Changes Itself’ also.

    Have a great day!

    Regards, Olwen 🙂

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 7, 2010

      Thanks Olwen. Glad to know we have a qualified nutritionist here if we ever want to ask some questions!

  24. Shivam Vaid on November 8, 2010

    @BlogTyrant – Very relevant article.There are problems as you indicated in your post that can manifest in the long term. However, in short term eyes and back are the ones that bear most of the brunt.

    In general one should leave the computer desk every half an hour or so – take a small walk eg water break and come back. This helps the back. For eyes, a good option is to periodically look at things at a distance and also wash them with water eg during the water break.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 8, 2010

      Do you manage to take breaks Shivam?

      1. Shivam Vaid on November 8, 2010

        Yes I do follow this. The key is not keeping any water bottle on the desk and drinking good amount of water starting with the first break. This not only helps in metabolism but ensures forced drinking/loo breaks 🙂

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  26. Really interesting post. I’m pretty healthy despite spending hours a day sitting at the computer. I am an extremely avid rock climber and mountain biker, and that keeps me in great shape (I ran a marathon over the summer without training for it). I think the key is to find exercise you enjoy doing, whether it be swimming, running, rock climbing, or frisbee golf. That’s the best way to make it a habit.

    1. Olwen Anderson on November 8, 2010

      Absolutely Tristan, couldn’t agree more – when you enjoy the fitness activity its easy to go back again and again for more fun. There’s little joy in feeling like a hamster on a treadmill just to ‘be good’.

    2. the Blog Tyrant on November 8, 2010

      Hey Tristan. Very good point. I personally enjoy couch sitting.

      On another note, how have you found your blog’s spam levels since making it a do-follow?


  27. “Similarly, there isn’t anyone around to pull you up on your silly habits when they appear to be getting out of control.”
    You mean if you start to drink like 5 cups of coffee?

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 10, 2010


  28. Boy, your post really hit home! I started working at home again after quitting my day job in July. I was determined to be more productive and not gain a bunch of weight again. Here’s a tip I got from reading a book called “The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working”: work in 90 minute bursts and then get up and leave your desk for 10-15 minutes. We’re only wired to concentrate on something for 90 minutes at a time. After that, we’re not productive at all. (That’s about when I start surfing or checking email.) Looking forward to reading more from you on this topic.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 10, 2010

      Mary if you can concentrate for 90 minutes then I am extremely impressed. My span is more like 10.


      1. Baby boomer! Maybe it’s because I’ve only been using computers for the last 20 years.

  29. I couldn’t agree more with your post. I started working part-time about a year ago as I was doing a complementary therapy course.
    During the past year I’ve also learnt a bit about websites and more recently, blogging. I now spend a lot of time in front of the computer learning and reading other blogs. Sometimes I have to tear myself away.
    Luckily my ‘day job’ visiting postnatal women two days a week means I do a fair bit of walking – because I don’t have a car. I also go to the gym 2-3 days per week.
    Did you know that EMF from the computer can also affect you? I dug out my Q-Link and have been wearing it again as I’ve found sitting in front of the computer also began to give me headaches and dizziness.

    1. the Blog Tyrant on November 12, 2010

      What is a Q-Link?

      1. As a living system, our energy vibrates in and around us. At optimum levels of virbration, we are able to perform tasks at enhanced levels.
        However when our systems are disturbed by electrical fields such as produced by computers and mobile phones, our performance can be affected and we are more susceptible to stress and illness.
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