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6 Months with Complice: A Review

Learn about a tool for self-directed work in this Complice review

So, you decided to work remotely. After all, you’ve heard that working from home has a number of advantages: You sleep as long as you like, You don’t have to commute an hour (or two) to work, Your stress level declines, and… You’re more productive. Sounds wonderful, indeed. Is it true, though? Maybe those are… Read more

photo credit: mikebaird It seems like everyone has diet advice. If one was so inclined, he could spend hours on google and health sites learning the latest tricks and tips to losing weight. As for myself, I’m not that patient. However, there’s always been a tried-and-true method for losing weight for me: Staying active. An… Read more

photo credit: misterbisson  Just wanted to share a little food for thought this Sunday evening. A very important article has been written by the New York Times showing the hazards of being a web worker. Without boundaries and carefult attention to our Internet usage, we can quickly find our health declining. Prolific blogger Om Malik, who suffered… Read more

photo credit: Thomas Hawk Running is one of those things that you don’t miss until you try it again after a long hiatus. I’ve recently been reminded of this as I just starting to get back into running myself. I’ve been a runner for the past 13 years, about 9 of those competitively. I’ve run… Read more

Photo by *~fer~* There is a certain type of activity that is my absolute favorite for clearing the mind for some really productive thinking. It has the ultimate blend of physical activity, low mental resource usage, and a change of atmosphere. A perfect storm for some good ‘ol fashioned subconscious problem solving. Nothing adds a… Read more

Naturopathyworks has an interesting chart that shows what your food cravings mean. Here’s a few things you may or may not know about our Are you jonzing for some Mary Jane, or a some gin and juice? Your body probably needs some protein, avenin, or calcium to name a few. You can get these nutrients… Read more

Office workers, (or anyone who has a chair-ridden job), need a lot of movement. Why? Because moving around is good for you. Plain and simple. But there’s a problem with this: it requires getting up and moving around. Don’t you wish there was a lazier way to exercise? Fortunately, Yoga Instructor Extraordinare Marcia Langenberg gives… Read more

Many times people have decided to squeeze the most physical activity out of their workday, with little success. Their failure typically stems from the fact that our work environments aren’t built for the easy movement required in a solid aerobic workout. Not to mention the fact that we look rather silly as well (see above… Read more

I came across an interesting site this evening, and initially wondered if it was a belated April Fool’s prank.  Nope, it’s just a bizarre Google Maps mashup that shows… wait for it… who’s sick around the world.  Log on to Who Is Sick and see who’s sick around the nation, or if you’re feeling a… Read more

Apparently some studies have shown that information overload… yes overload… can actually be good for you. “Studies have been done showing that people can actually enhance their cognitive abilities, which helps them to process more information at the same time. And their performance even transfers to other tasks.” Hrm. I’m no expert, but that seems… Read more

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