“You Broke Your Wing.” That’s what the young orthopedic doctor said to my husband last week when we returned from X-ray (the grandkids thought that diagnosis was REALLY funny). Luckily, the fall from his bike resulted in a clean fracture to his elbow…not requiring surgery. For six weeks, there will be no kayaking, dancing, swimming, […]
“Too often we think that our options are limited to ‘this’ or ‘that’. Where one choice is right, the other is wrong. It’s a good choice or a bad one. What if something might be both at the same time? Instead of thinking, ‘this OR that’, can it perhaps be This AND That?” This AND […]
While it’s tempting to put your nose to the grindstone to get things done, remember that mental concentration works similarly to a muscle in that it becomes fatigued after sustained use and needs a rest break. And, just as taking a rest between workouts or even sets of weights helps to make us stronger, taking breaks during the day will make us more productive.
“Our operators can’t take a break. They are monitoring critical operations.” “Unless you’re a smoker” (chimes in a second participant, followed by a lot of head nodding). This was part of the discussion during my keynote on “Impact of Shiftwork on Sleep Cycles, Energy, & Weight” at an annual meeting of the Nuclear Medical Resource Professionals. […]
Have you heard? The creator of bullet-proof coffee has just come up with a new drink – FATwater (www.fatwater.com). The website claims that this $4 bottle of water will “give you powerful hydration you can feel and clean burning energy from quality fat.” Save Your Money! It’s no different that those $4 bottles of Smart […]