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How to Not Be Stupid

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

I can throw dinner on the table, or I can slow down and really see what I'm doing. Focusing on the smell, taste and feel of the food in my hands grounds me. With mindfulness, bringing together even a simple dish is a work of creation and a gift of love.

Tips for Multitasking With Time Management

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

My advice has always been that if you can't manage your time efficiently enough to give each person and each project your complete attention then don't try to multitask. Give your all to each call.

How To Concentrate When The World Intrudes

Entrepreneur | Edward G. Brown | Posted 11.19.2014 | World

“The world is too much with us,” Wordsworth lamented. And that was more than 200 years ago, when he didn’t have to contend with 24/7 cable, smar...

Feel Starved for Time? Here's a Surprising (and Easy) Solution

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

So if you are feeling overwhelmed and time-starved: Stop. Remember that what you need more than time (to work, to check tasks off your list) is downtime, sans stimulation.

Are You Really Here, Or Are You Skimming?

The Washington Post | Jennifer Meer | Posted 11.05.2014 | World

It’s been exactly one year since I wrote Distracted Living. In that piece, I described a night when I left my daughter alone in the tub while I went...

What I Finally Know I'm Ready For As A Mom

Marissa Kristal | Posted 10.31.2014 | Parents
Marissa Kristal

In life, as in waterskiing, I can best handle one thing (as opposed to two, or worse yet, many things) at a time. To say I get overwhelmed easily would be a gross understatement.

Tools to Bring Social Media Under Control

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

It seems that scheduled items receive the most attention: carpools, appointments, classes, school or work. Another area that seems to overtake us is associated with social media. Like any habit, we turn to the Facebooks, Twitters and Instagrams of the world, almost without thinking.

Plate Spinning

Amy Hunter | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Amy Hunter

Metaphorically this whole world of motherhood is a gigantic plate spinning act... and my performance will not get me a spot on Ed Sullivan.

6 Secrets to Staying Sane (and Maybe Even Mindful) for People Who Do Way Too Much

Rose Caiola | Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Even with that barrage of opinions and advice, I think many people don't recognize one important thing -- how lessons learned and goals achieved in one business can lead to success in another, even if it's completely different.

How to Manage Your Work to Improve the Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

One should never assume that it's impossible to slow down, or that by doing so, someone is going to shame you for it. Learning to stay focused isn't going to lead you to less work, but it will certainly help you to manage stress, allow you to do more, and generally provide a smoother working experience.

From Bad to Worse: Two Terrible Productivity Ideas

Laura Stack | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Laura Stack

While we may be past the worst of the Great Recession, many companies still feel the need to stretch the human resources they have as far as possible. It's no surprise, then, that we're still experimenting with ways to pump up productivity while deflating costs.

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The Link Between Multitasking And Brain Size

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living

Media multitasking (you know, when you watch TV while surfing on your laptop as you scroll through your phone) is linked to to less gray matter in the...

Can Mindfulness at Work Help Busy Executives?

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

Do you ever feel you've been busy all day and didn't get much done? You may not have realized it at the time but you were likely multitasking all day; helping co-workers and clients, switching from task to task, responding to email, phone calls, knocks on your office door, being pulled into meetings.

The Cocktail Party

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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I'm A Multitasker Disaster

Ashley Allen | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Ashley Allen

What do you see?" "Whelp, there's definitely two in there," she said, distractedly. "Two WHAT?" I shrieked, louder than I intended to. "Two arms, legs, hands, feet, everything it needs two of?!"

Deepak Chopra's 'Future of God,' Part Three

Alex Kip | Posted 11.03.2014 | Religion
Alex Kip

"Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future." -- Robert H. Schuller Okay so now we've expanded our awareness and explored meditation, great! B...

How To Live In The Moment And Get Work Done At The Same Time

Fast Company | Jenny Dearborn | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

If you are like me, you probably find yourself multitasking more, yet feeling like it really isn’t benefiting you. As a society, we’re stressing o...

Time Management for the Self-Employed

Debbe Daley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Small Business
Debbe Daley

If simple everyday work tasks are becoming daunting and difficult to accomplish due to the lack of available time in the day, developing an effective work plan for your business is a necessity.

3 Simple Steps Towards Mindfulness

General Mills | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
General Mills

After 22 years in the workforce, I recently set out on a quest for a greater sense of purpose in my job. What I found had a profound impact on my life both at work and at home. Enter: Mindfulness.

Follow the Bouncing Balls

Alisa Schindler | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

"Mommy! Get that ball!" My 5-year old calls out as I'm walking out the door holding a coffee in one hand, a water bottle under my arm, my 40-pound pocketbook over my shoulder, two camp knapsacks over the other arm and a bag of dirty clothes for the dry cleaner.

If You've Been Rushing Around and Multitasking, Get Ready for the Consequences

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

If you do feel off-balance during the day, here are some ways you can slow down, and therefore, raise your vibration, so that you accomplish much more and experience a peaceful life.

3 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Life

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 09.22.2014 | Parents
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

While I have been trying to teach him, he has been teaching me quite a bit about life and how to be successful. Skeptical that a toddler can do that? Well, consider this...

Miracle Message at the Corner Store

Lisa Guest | Posted 09.09.2014 | Books
Lisa Guest

We are never really alone. No matter what trial awaits us or causes us grief, other friendly souls with just the right ingredient for the moment appear to make the recipe work.

This Simple Internet Hack Could Change Your Productivity Forever

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Many of us are guilty of multitasking in our lives -- well, thinking that we multitask, at least. In reality, we are all just switching from one task ...

Reinventing the Shine in Life

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.06.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Gil Laroya

What happened to that "shine" that defined our lives before everything got so damn busy?