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 […]
One moment we were on the dance floor stepping it out with a brisk cha-cha dance, and then all of a sudden, things became a blur (and no, I hadn’t had even one alcoholic beverage). Instantly, I was keenly supersensitive to the colors around me, the music and the laughter. Though I’m used to being […]
Not only do I eat out a lot (I’m a professional speaker who travels a lot), I’ve been writing about how to eat out healthy since my first book came out on the topic in the the early 90’s. Here are just a few of my tips: Speak to the manager (not the server). At […]