Tag Archives: health

productivity roundup – recharge your batteries

Productivity is not about getting more done. It’s about getting the important stuff done so you have time for the things you enjoy. You may not realize that eating, sleeping, social connections and overall mental health have a greater impact … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean – on dust

I hate to dust. Yes, I’ve said it before, and it’s still true. I think it’s because dusting is interminable. Ten minutes after you finish, the surfaces are sprinkled with dust again. If I weren’t so allergic to dust, I’d … Continue reading

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productivity roundup – vacation edition

Have you gone on vacation this summer? If you went away, did you actually leave work behind? Among industrialized countries, Americans typically get less paid time off, and then seem to be the worst at using what they do earn. … Continue reading

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reader question – organizing for major illness

Many people experience a major illness during their lifetime or care for someone who is ill. Between doctor visits, insurance filing and research about a condition, paperwork piles up. A reader asked how to manage all the papers, and how … Continue reading

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random acts of kindness

Because I’ve been consumed with my technology issues, I let Random Acts of Kindness Week slip by me last week. Given the negativity that surrounds us in person and online, I think it’s important to recognize that small gestures can … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with medical information?

A reader asked what to do with all of the test results and other paperwork that result from visiting doctors or from hospital stays. Like many people, she wasn’t sure what to keep and where to keep it. You may … Continue reading

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ADHD awareness month

October is ADHD Awareness Month. The theme for this year is “Knowing is Better.” If you (or a family member) have been diagnosed with ADHD, you’ll find lots of information online. Here are some reputable resources: Attention Deficit Disorder Association … Continue reading

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