MANILA - It all started peacefully.
People were starting to converge along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City early Monday morning, a few hours before the State of the Nation Address.
Street vendors were selling kwek-kwek (quail eggs), bottled water and other drinks while kids were roaming around the car-free Commonwealth Avenue looking for coins dropped by passing vehicles the previous days.
Is Your Job Putting Your Health At Risk? 8 Ways To Survive Cubicle Lifestyle And Take Care Of Your Health
Many of us don't do physical labor for a living. Instead we work in offices and many of us automatically assume that cubicle jobs are harmless to our health.
After all we don't carry, lift, move or do anything that requires serious muscle work. All we use are our brain and our hands to move, create and enter data into a computer.
Probably the only physical activity we do during our work hours is to walk to the bathroom, bring some water, walk over to a colleague to consult/chat about something and go to lunch.
So, how can an office job like that be harmful to our health? It can be...