If you listen to half the commercials on TV this time of year, you’ll be convinced that everyone wants to come home for the holidays. Maybe so, but it just might also be the perfect time for a much-needed getaway. Who knows? You might find Christmas lights look just as good on a Royal palm as they do on a Douglas fir. If you do get a chance to travel, here are four places to consider:
It’s just another day in the life of an aspiring celebrity. The problem is you’re not an aspiring celebrity, but that endless string of parties is all too real. Some of them you’re looking forward to. Others… well, you’ll need to at least make an appearance if nothing else.
If you work within the current craze of open office space, or even in a home office or on the beach, you know what it’s like to try to focus when there’s activity and distraction surrounding you.
Kerry and I have separate adjacent offices but they’re not hermetically sealed so sound travels and it’s easy to get distracted. When you’re trying to do creative work or focus for productivity, it can be downright annoying when the noise around you breaks your concentration and you have to start again.
Aah, the beach. It conjures images of the sun, a gentle sea breeze in your hair and the whoosh of the waves as they wash in over sparkling sand. You’ll want to relax under the palm trees like they do in the Corona commercials or hang ten like in those Beach Boys’ songs.
If the beach is your destination this year, here are 7 great ones scattered across the U.S. Some of them you’ve no doubt heard of, others are a little off the beaten track.
The three-day extravaganza known as Memorial Day Weekend marks the official beginning of summer. If you have the time off, there are endless possibilities for enjoying it, and many of them cost far less than you think.
Fun on a budget? Yes, it’s possible. If you’re still wondering what to do, here are some ideas to help you to kick off the summer season:
We’ve all read the statistics about how it can make us more productive. You know it can help you be healthier and happier. You also know there’s another deadline coming up, you have a bunch of client meetings, and there isn’t a smidgeon of white space to be found anywhere on your schedule.
I’ve discovered it’s actually surprisingly easy to add some fitness routines to your day during those ‘stolen moments’ that almost every day has in there somewhere. Here are a half dozen that sound pretty cool to test out: