I've spent the past six years developing my career and averaging between four to six international trips a year for pleasure--without breaking the bank or exceeding my paid-time-off limits. I can say, with certainty, yes. How? In this first article, I'll address maximizing time.
Perhaps you have noticed that 2013 is the centenary of the premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. Next year there will be much thought given to the one hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.
Every generation has its quirks, its slang, its flaws, but it seems too often Gen-Xers in primarily old media outlets cast the behavior of teenagers in the millennial generation as representative of everyone in the age group, whether they're 14 or 29.
For me, two years have contained the discovery of an artist who explores fairy tales, rites of passage, mythologies, folklore and systems of transmission or enumeration. The artist is Doni Silver Simons and most recently she has opened a solo exhibition at Shulamit Gallery.
These kids of mine, of ours, they are our life's work and in a lot of ways they are traveling due East or due West from us even as we stand there, running our fingers through their freshly shampooed hair.
When something needs to be accomplished I would rather stay up late and get something done in one day rather than spend two days doing something. This is why I didn't fare well in an office setting. And now I know why.
The book helps to understand our history and extrapolate lessons to the delicate global situation of public finances, especially since governments that claim to be the solution to the global crisis often represent the problem.
Buddha, sitting with one hand raised to show he's teaching, the other reaching down to touch the Earth below. With that one act, Buddha stopped the march with a single gesture. He taught us to look for the timelessness within time.
I find it interesting that of all the hours I've lived, 4 p.m. on a Friday in February is the one that could determine the arc of my existence. Einstein, like a good carpenter, nailed it: Time is downright relative.
Daylight Savings Time is a considerable inconvenience for parents. Losing an hour of sleep on a Sunday morning -- even once a year -- is tough. Parents have to shift their schedules twice a year. What sort of sane person can explain changing clocks to a toddler?
A Feb. 20 Time magazine article by Steven Brill highlights the very real challenges people have navigating our health system. But as compelling as Brill's stories are, and as persuasive, they ignore much of our publicly available information.