How to Turn Yourself Into a Morning Person, Backed by Science... even if you're convinced you're a night owl, and hate waking up early.
This was quite a timely read for me. I, unfortunately, work on a team where nobody at a working level is quite sure what we are collectively trying to achieve; i.e. the longer term goals of the team, and indeed the corporation, are simply not clear to anyone. Repeated attempts to urge leadership to work … Continue reading 4 ways to quiet imposter syndrome and start believing in yourself
I thought this was such a simple quote, but so meaningful... One can apply its relevance in a myriad of situations, and really hit the spot for me today. I hope you appreciate it too!
Instead of being angry bout something and going on with your day while being angry, why not lose the anger? No, it’s not terribly easy, but it’s also not monumentally hard. Below, ten ways to quickly dump 95% of anger on any topic right out of your head.
A man and two children, a boy about nine and a girl about seven, were walking ahead of me in silence. The boy looked up and said something to his father. Whatever he said set off his father who started yelling at the boy. I could see the boy's pain as his father's words hit … Continue reading Who Are You Really Mad At?
I subscribe to this blog by Brad Feld - you may know of him. He is an entrepreneur-turned-investor who likes running as well as writing. He often writes stuff about his runs, and random stuff you may not care about. He also promotes things from time to time... Products, people and places alike... Again, some … Continue reading Tonight Is Life Dinner
On a Monday morning, most people have the blues - or at least, I do! Off the back of a restful and fun weekend, work can seem like a drag. That's why I picked out this article to give you all a bit of advice on energizing yourself... That said, some of these are odd, or … Continue reading 14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated
'Would you make the same decisions in a foreign language?' To judge a risk more clearly, it may help to consider it in a foreign language. A series of experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S. and Korea found that thinking in a second language reduced deep-seated, misleading biases that unduly influence how … Continue reading Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational
You may think you're getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You're probably wrong. shutterstock images There's been a flurry of recent coverage praising Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for leaving the office every day at 5:30 p.m. to be with her kids. Apparently she's been doing this for years, but only … Continue reading Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week
The urge to nap after a heavy meal like the Thanksgiving feast is commonly referred to as food coma. But what happens in the body to cause this post-feast dip -- known as postprandial somnolence in the medical community -- isn't clear, according to nutrition and sleep experts. One fact that isn't under debate: Unlike … Continue reading Health & Wellness: Nap Time? Mysteries of Food Coma