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Wireless and Clueless

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

When I was a child our family shared a telephone with several other parties -- perhaps that was why it was called a party line. It was a first come, f...

From Multi-Tasking to Mindful-Tasking

Carol J. Scott, M.D. | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Scott, M.D.

Our ability to focus on different things is one of the strengths of our truly incredible brains. It's a skill we would definitely not want to lose. However, psychologists and neurobiologists have both shown that we pay a price when we multitask.

The 13 Best Do-It-All Beauty Products

Posted 11.04.2012 | OWN

By Amber Kallor Why shouldn't your products work as hard as you do? These do it all so you can save time, space and money. ...

The Master of Delegation

Samira Asemanfar | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Samira Asemanfar

I argue that delegation is best because it allows the servicemen to do what they are good at so one can focus on what they themselves are good at. But are we really doing what we are good at, or are we just spending more time distracting ourselves with less-important tasks?

Multitasking: There's an App for That

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff DeGraff

Thanks to your fairy godmother and Steve Jobs you just need to find the right app, consult it every five minutes and maybe offer up a human sacrifice now and then and your dreams will come true.

Are You Present?

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

In our mulit-tasking world, we can fool ourselves by being proud of all we can get done. However, you have to ask yourself what the goal is. Is it to get things done or to do things that matter?

Minimize Distraction to Restore Connection

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

An important question to ask ourselves then: Do I want the fullest life, or the most fulfilling life? If you're feeling full and unfulfilled, it's time to try something new.

Jonathan Franzen Blasts Author Videos ... In His Own Author Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the heavily-publicized lead up to his book's August 31st release, "Freedom" author Jonathan Franzen is promoting his book with a "little author vid...

Unitasking: Walk WITH Your Dog When You Walk With Your Dog

intent.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For many of us, walking with our dogs is a struggle of excess: too much stopping when we want to go, going when we want to stop, jumping on people, to...

Productivity: Is Multitasking Something To Move Toward Or Away From?

wowOwow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Multitasking seems to have wormed its way into our brain matter and I'm not sure that's a good thing, but it's tough to turn back now....

In Praise Of Slow Sex

Carl Honore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carl Honore

Slowing down between the sheets can deepen the emotional, psychological, even spiritual power of sex. It also gives the body -- especially the female body -- the time it needs to warm up.

Productivity: Unitasking Trumps Multitasking

Dumb Little Man | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It has been shown in numerous studies that people who try and multitask actually lose efficiency and productivity levels drop....

Productivity: Work Less Gain More

zenhabits.net | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Doing less is not about being lazy (though being lazy is a good start) -- it's about focusing on quality rather than quantity. It's about getting off ...

New Game Measures Ability To Multitask

nytimes.com | Tara Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Studies consistently show that when we try to multitask while driving, whether it's eating, changing the radio or text messaging, we put ourselves and...