Humans are not designed to work in office buildings. Our bodily systems are the product of millions of years of wandering the wilderness in search of food and shelter. Tasks performed sitting down are not our ideal activities. Sitting at a desk for hours on end puts incredible strain on the physique, immune system, and mental aptitude of the modern human anatomy.
Society spends a lot of time focused on the things around us and the things we do that can contribute to an early demise – violence, pollution, eating poorly, smoking, drinking, etc. – but all the while we’ve failed to rid ourselves of threats stemming from the most dangerous environment humans have faced in the last 100,000 years: the office.