What are your best tips for hacking and optimizing your sleep, ladies? We’ve talked about different types of insomnia and using sleep cycles wisely, with lots of advice on sleep detractors like anxiety loops as well as some sleep tools like weighted blankets — but I don’t think we’ve ever had a general discussion on how to hack and … Read More about How to Hack (And Optimize) Your Sleep
Here’s a random lifestyle question – do you make your bed every day? If there was a certain point in your life when you started making your bed, what was it (e.g., marriage, kids, in-home help like a nanny, or other)? Do you make your “full bed” every day (with a mountain of pillows) or … Read More about Do You Make Your Bed Every Day?
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.
2018 update: We still think this is a great discussion about how to build good habits, but you may also want to check out our post on how to stay fit in winter. Readers, what are your tips on how to build good habits? Which healthy habits have you successfully started? Have you found that … Read More about How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
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 always feel sleep deprived after the seasonal time change — and whether you’ve just had to pull an all-nighter for work, been up all night reading brain candy or (ahem) other fun, there are lots of reasons you’ll want to fake a good night’s sleep at work. I thought we’d round up some of the … Read More about The Best Makeup Products to Fake a Good Night’s Sleep
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
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on morning routines for successful people — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on whether readers take time for themselves in the morning — or if they just get up and go to work. I’ve seen a TON of posts and … Read More about Morning Routines for Successful People
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)
Ladies, how do you turn a bad day around? What do you do to reinvigorate yourself, put the day in perspective, and ultimately move on? Do you have any tricks for “saving” a lousy day, or for letting go of the day once you’ve finished it? We’ve talked about ways to relax, laughter as medicine, and general … Read More about How to Turn a Bad Day Around
Do you nap at the office? What are your best tips for napping at the office (possibly without getting caught)? We took a poll on office naps a thousand years ago, but haven’t really discussed since then, and I thought it might be an interesting topic. First, some factoids from the Internet — according to … Read More about How to Nap at Work
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to get up REALLY early — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on whether readers take time for themselves in the morning — or if they just get up and go to work. There was an interesting article in … Read More about How to Get Up REALLY Early for Me Time