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?
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 any … 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
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
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to fit lunch workouts into your workday, but you may also want to check out our post about how to stay fit in winter. Lunch workouts: are you able to fit them into your workday? What are your best tips and tricks for exercising during your … Read More about How to Fit Lunch Workouts Into Your Workday
Something I hear more and more these days is that people are exhausted and have no energy. You can say what you want about information overload, device mania, etc — to say nothing for those of us with small kids, where it’s generally accepted that exhaustion is par for the course — but the fact is that for … Read More about “I’m Exhausted” — How to Investigate When You Have No Energy (An Open Thread)
I’ve gotten a few requests lately to address “career hiccups” — how to deal with failing the bar, being awkward with coworkers, making a huge mistake — and I think this is a great question. So: let’s discuss. For my $.02, I think that YOU are the biggest hurdle to get over after a career hiccup. You … Read More about Career Hiccups
2019 Update: We still stand by the links and advice below, but you can also check out our most recent discussion on how to focus on work (when your thoughts are elsewhere), as well as our latest discussions on how to limit screen time. Do you struggle with focus at work (or, hey, at home)? What tips … Read More about Five Ways to Improve Your Focus