Tag Archives: health

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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reader question – how to make time for yourself

It seems that everyone is trying to fit more into each day. If you’re doing multiple tasks at the same time, skipping meals, sleeping less, depending on caffeine or nicotine to get you through the day, you’re neglecting yourself. Yes, … Continue reading

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book review – stress awareness month

April is Stress Awareness Month and it’s important to remember that some stress can be good for you. You might work more diligently or feel more creative if you experience a little stress. Sometimes, however, we create more stress for ourselves … Continue reading

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