Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive

Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive We’ve come to think of multi-tasking as the miracle thing that allows us to do more in less time, but the truth is, multi-tasking makes you 50% slower than focused tasking.  And...

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10 easy ways to reduce your stress load

Every day, you generate stress and take in stress from your environment.  How about getting rid of it?  Stress doesn't have to be dramatic and sudden.  I'd guess that most of your stress comes from the accumulation of small things...

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Guilty or Grateful?

Guilt is such a mixed up, overrated loss of life. I’m not referring here to the regret for doing something really wrong (causing harm to you or others), but to the inability to enjoy the present moment free and unencumbered. You feel guilty...

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From multi-tasking to mindfulness

I used to be a world-class multi-tasker.  I could make phone calls, chop vegetables, feed the dog, and get dressed, all the while checking my emails.  I thought that multi-tasking allowed me to do more in less time.  Not so. I was...

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Second-hand stress adds to your stress load

Second-hand stress is the kind of stress that doesn’t belong to your life, but that you get from being ‘contaminated’ by a stressful person, event or situation.  Turn on the TV, and there it is, as you watch the news...

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