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)
How to Turn a Bad Day Around
These are our best tips to turn a bad day around!
How to Nap at Work
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
Looking Great The Day After the All-Nighter
Update: We’ve still stand by this advice on looking great the day after the all-nighter, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of the best makeup products to fake a good night’s sleep.We’ve all been there — stuff needs to get done, and stuff needs to get done now. In the high-stress job, the all-nighter … Read More about Looking Great The Day After the All-Nighter
Beauty Wednesday: What’s Your Undereye Routine?
Reader J would like a post on the best undereye routine for busy women… I would love to see a post about your (and your readers’) “undereye routine.” After working some long hours, I am more and more frequently starting to notice that I look pretty haggard under the eyes with puffiness and/or dark circles. … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: What’s Your Undereye Routine?
Tool of the Trade: Touche Eclat
We’re normally not fans of pricey beauty products — the drugstore is more of our vibe. However, we were talked into buying this YSL highlighter as part of our wedding makeup, and we are absolutely addicted now, because it’s the perfect way to “look alive” after a long day of staring at the computer screen. … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Touche Eclat
What to Eat When You Have No Time to Eat
Let’s start by saying this: eating is a Good. Food is fuel for your brain and body, it’s yummy, and the act of eating gives you a nice break during the day. There are metabolic benefits to eating small meals very often, and your subordinates will appreciate the consistent mood that comes from frequent meals. … Read More about What to Eat When You Have No Time to Eat
Poll Results: Not many will admit to napping, even though it’s good for you!
Wow — in what was one of our most unpopular polls ever, we asked last week whether people nap at the office and whether they have a system to it. The poll is still open, but the initial results were split pretty much in thirds: – 32% said that yes, you had napped at the … Read More about Poll Results: Not many will admit to napping, even though it’s good for you!