When Tuesday Begins to Feel like Wednesday

If you’re at work on Tuesday and it feels like you’re already in the middle of the workweek, it might be because you’ve fallen into a routine of getting a jump on Monday by starting work on Sunday.

Stealing Time

My sister will sometimes say, “Can’t chat, got to work,” reminding me that she is less distractible than I am, and correspondingly more successful.

You’re Working Too Hard

Take a deep breath, ignore whatever project is supposed to be taking up your time, and read this Washington Post interview with Professor BrenĂ© Brown titled “Exhaustion is not a status symbol.”

Just Because You Have a Standing Desk Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Sit Down

Our Email Addiction After Work Hours

While France and Germany figure out ways to provide their workers with some more work-life balance, the U.S. is, well…

Banning Laptops, Making More Money

Your Bosses Think They Work Longer Than You Do

Studies have shown that we have a tendency to overestimate how much we work, but how much? One study shows that the higher your status in a profession, the higher number of hours you estimate.

Walking While Working

New York Times reporter Amy Harmon has been working at a treadmill desk and logging about five miles a day:

Listening to Music While Working

The Repetition in Our Work

This resonated particularly with me because talking about money is often about repetition. We talk about saving, paying off debt, retirement, living within our means—and yet it is the repetition of this conversation that perhaps makes it more effective.