Health insurance is sleeping in. Health insurance is saying yes to boredom, and taking it from there. Health insurance is asking our bodies how we feel, not just our doctors. Health insurance is meeting friends for a long walk or an extended dinner at least once per week. Health insurance is stopping, looking at what… Continue reading Health Insurance
Long Haul Reinvention, Thinking in Public, and the Idle Computer
Over the last few weeks, I was happy to stumble on a few familiar topics on other places around the internet. To begin with, it looks like James Altucher beats me when it comes to the long haul: Time it takes to reinvent yourself: five years. Here’s a description of the five years: Year One:… Continue reading Long Haul Reinvention, Thinking in Public, and the Idle Computer
Link: Screw Your Standing Desk! A sitter’s manifesto
Entertaining attack by Ben Crair on the standing desk hype, including this brilliant passage on a much better solution to back problems: Of course the long, stationary workdays of most Americans are unhealthy. The solution should not be to sit less, but to work less. If sitting is as bad as the doctors say—and I’m… Continue reading Link: Screw Your Standing Desk! A sitter’s manifesto
Link: Can We Make Ourselves Happier?
Sure can. Few surprises in this article (even in the “surprising findings” section), but maybe a few things to comment on: “In order to lead a happy life, a rewarding life, you need to be active,” says Veenhoven. “So involvement is more important to happiness than knowing the why, why we are here.” Good to… Continue reading Link: Can We Make Ourselves Happier?
Link: Relax! You’ll Be More Productive
In order to be more productive, I decided to relax and let Tony Schwarz write this article for me: In most workplaces, rewards still accrue to those who push the hardest and most continuously over time. But that doesn’t mean they’re the most productive. This is essential reading. Lots of studies pointing to the advantages… Continue reading Link: Relax! You’ll Be More Productive