Standing Desk Insights

Discover why classrooms and offices around the world are integrating standing solutions into their workspaces and learning environments.

Healthy Holidays

According to Wikipedia, Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. The event that Americans commonly call the “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in October 1621. Today, Thanksgiving is one of the only times that extended families can come together. We eat until we can’t […]

Youth suicide is on the rise. There are many of us fighting to stop this tragic loss of our youth – from lawmakers to parents to schools. However, there is still a lot of work to be done. Further, as a society, we need to join forces to empower those at risk to build confidence […]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a medical condition that affects 6.1 million children and teens according to the CDC. Did you know that standing desks can help alleviate ADHD symptoms? According to WebMD, ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed mental disorder among children. Children with ADHD may exhibit signs of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. […]

Depression in Youth It’s no secret that our society is suffering from a multitude of physical illnesses. However, mental illness has been a hidden secret for many including our children. With the influx of social media, our society is experiencing a surge in mental illness including depression and low self-esteem. According to Mindwise Innovations, our […]

What is Family Health and Fitness Day? Family Health and Fitness Day was created by the Health and Information Resource Center and is celebrated each year on the last weekend in September. The goal of the day was to inspire families to get up, get moving, and encourage family involvement in physical activity. Events are […]

Public Health Concern Obesity is the number one health concern for children. Obesity is determined by a child’s body mass index. It is defined as having a BMI above the 95th percentile for children and teens of the same age or sex. With a prevalence of 13.7 million children and adolescents affected, childhood obesity is […]