How is this crazy age affecting your sleep? Are you dealing with stress dreams more often? Feeling like you require more sleep? Waking up in the middle of the night? Do tell…
What’s your preferred source of caffeine, and do you have a routine for caffeine? Do you view it as medicine or delicacy? How much caffeine is TOO much caffeine — and has that changed for you over the years?
There was an interesting article in Forbes about how power women wake up early, and commenters seemed interested in talking about it more, so I thought we should explore in an open thread. How early do you get up? What do you do with the time? Any tips that make it easier to get up … Read More about How to Get Up REALLY Early for Me Time
It stinks, but sometimes it happens — you have to pull an all-nighter for work. Here are our top tips for surviving the day after the all-nighter.
Whether you had to pull an all-nighter for work, you’ve got a baby, or you were just having too much fun, the worst part of being up all night is the workday that follows — so you’re lucky that we’ve got tips for you on how to function at work without sleep. In the past … Read More about How to Function at Work Without Sleep
I can’t believe I’m about to write these words, but they’re true: I’m getting into tea. For years I have resisted tea, hating the “bitey” taste of green tea, and not seeing the appeal in black tea. The closest I came to “liking tea” was either with fruity blends of crushed/dried flowers and fruits (without … Read More about The Best Teas: What to Drink to Wake You Up, Calm You Down, and Maybe Even Replace Your Wine
Well, it finally happened. I caught the cold my husband and kids have had for weeks now, despite weeks of Zicam-ing it up. (With my husband, at least, it was actually the flu — the rest of us had flu shots, so hopefully I (and the kids) got a more mild version.) So here’s today’s … Read More about How Do You Pamper Yourself When You’re Sick?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about professional women and insomnia, but you may also want to check out our more recent post on how to hack (and optimize) your sleep. Do you have trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Going back to sleep? If you’ve ever discussed your insomnia with friends … Read More about Professional Women and Insomnia
We all know we shouldn’t go to work when we’re sick. But whether you’re a presidential candidate or have a more typical career, most of us do it anyway. (Note: Here I’m referring to the average Corporette reader with full-time benefits; the millions of Americans without paid sick leave don’t have much choice about whether to stay home and rest.) … Read More about 6 Things to Have on Hand When You’re Sick at Work
I’ve seen a lot of commenter threads about different diets lately, and I’ve been looking into them myself, so I thought I’d start a diet open thread to collect everyone’s thoughts in one place. At the outset, I just want to remind everyone this isn’t necessarily about weight loss — some people try different diets as … Read More about Plants, Points, Portions, and More: A Diet Open Thread
Let’s face it, ladies: No one wants to get hangry at work — and long workdays are only made worse by sugar crashes. So a working woman’s gotta eat smart during the workday! But what are the best foods to maintain your energy during a long day at work? Which are YOUR favorites to keep your mind and body fueled … Read More about How to Avoid Getting Hangry at Work
Lunch workouts: are you able to fit them into your workday? What are your best tips and tricks for exercising during your lunch break? I’ve blogged before about some of the quickest workouts you can do at work, as well as some of the best workout DVDs you can even do in an office — but we … Read More about How to Fit Lunch Workouts Into Your Workday