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You Should Get More Sleep. Here's How and Why

Remember earlier this week when we spoke about ways to be productively lazy? I want to focus on one part of that post in particular: sleep. Somewhere down the line, it became an accepted part of our culture to eschew sleep in favor of working. It became such a social currency for us that if…

Give the Gift of Feedback This Holiday Season

It’s the season of giving, but the season of giving need not only apply to physical gifts. In fact, it’s argued by some (me) that one of the best gifts you can give someone has no physical presence of any kind. What is this mysterious, non-physical gift of which I speak? It’s…

Save Your Holiday Season, and Your Money, With Slice Drops

For close to a month now, all anyone has heard about is holiday shopping, and how to get the most bang for your buck from Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There have been listicles, and TV segments, and radio play all dedicated to this month-long phenomenon and then, once Cyber Monday week ends, it’s…

Make Black Friday and Cyber Monday Work For You

The morning after is never easy. We feel bloated, lethargic, and maybe even a little under the weather. The fact is, we ate too much on Thanksgiving and even though it was everything we could have hoped for, and probably more, our bodies are thanking us in their own sadistic ways. Well, what better way…

Optimize Your Immune System Against Illness

Our office is small enough as it is, but when the majority of the people don’t show up, this place becomes a ghost town, and that’s exactly what happened earlier this week when only three of my company-mates made it into the office. No, they weren’t all playing hooky (your secret is…

What To Do With The Time That Daylight Saved You?

You know, as a blog that is focused on, among other things, helping you save time, it feels like this weekend was gifted to us like manna from heaven. As most, hopefully all, of you know, we moved the clocks back an hour last night. This has two immediate impacts: 1. It makes sunset an…

Do Yourself A Favor: Beat The Lines On Election Day

Tensions are running high, people. We’re just five short days from the election and you can practically smell the anxiety in the air. In fact, this palpable anxiety will resonate with every voter out there and, dare I say it, even bridges party lines. What am I talking about? Voting lines, obviously. Voting lines,…

Mind-Blowing Halloween Idea: Take Off Your Mask

We often think of Halloween as our one chance every year to dress up. To put on a mask and pretend to be something, someone, we’re not--and sure, if we take it to the logical extreme, it makes perfect sense. When else can we dress up as Batman, or a cartoon character and be…