When Lindsay Van Driel looked around at her colleagues over four years ago at Intel's office in Hillsboro, Oregon, she saw a group of stressed, tired ...
What could you could do with the time you spend at that dull committee meeting, or baking cookies for your daughter's bake sale, or whatever nagging commitment you unconsciously put ahead of working on that idea that means so much to you?
We were lucky to have a wonderful nanny; still, the demands were intense. Many nights I fell asleep on the floor of my children's room, so exhausted I didn't realize what happened until I woke up hours later with creases from the rug on my face.
This happens on more days than most: I am in a meeting, or working against a deadline, and it occurs to me that I am barely breathing.