No, I'm not saying you should wear a pant suit while working from your living room. But please - change out of your pajamas, will you? For me, just knowing that I look decent makes me much more likely to take my work day seriously. Unless I have a meeting where I have to look professional, my favorite wardrobe for working from home is exercise clothes. They're comfortable, presentable, and automatically give the feeling of accomplishment. It's also a motivating factor to exercise, but we'll save that for another post.
This week's issue tells the story of the tragedy in Boston in pictures -- the marathon, the bombing, the aftermath, and the runners, onlookers, and first responders who came together to help one another in one of the city's darkest hours. And as part of our ongoing examination of stress in our lives, we look at how "derushing" our careers can yield many benefits in the long run.