Stand up straight and you’ll look better instantly. If you stoop, you look old and tired. Poor posture can result from even just slinging your handbag or briefcase over the same shoulder every day.
Add cucumber slices to a jug of water and put it on your desk. This spa-inspired beauty trick makes drinking water even more palatable and beneficial, as studies have found that cucumber’s fresh scent and taste reduce anxiety, and drinking at least eight 250-ml glasses of water a day will help to keep your skin hydrated and smooth. It’s essential in an airconditioned office.
Sit quietly by yourself for 1 minute with your eyes closed. Gently bring to mind a happy memory of a friend, a parent or a child. Breathe in deeply through your nose for a count of four, then exhale through your mouth for a count of eight. Happy, positive thoughts give you a glow from the inside out.