According to a study conducted by the University of Southern California, decision making is easier and about 20% faster when standing as opposed to sitting.
A general observation was: respondants were prone to action when they stood. A possible explanation was: the heart rate increases by 10 beats per minute when standing and this may stimulate the brain to work faster.
When faced with a difficult issue at work, stand and walk around periodically to ensure the cardiovascular system is operating at a level to stimulate the brain. Take deep breaths to increase the oxygen intake.
"Staying Well" Newsletter, Des Moines.