December 22 2017

Busy-ness,Happiness,Living in Brooklyn,Productivity

Obsessive Productivity Disorder

Do you ever have a day where you get into bed at night and your legs hurt because you have literally been running around for 15 hours straight with the possible exception of two small breaks sitting down while eating in front of the computer? This actually happens to me…

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May 15 2017

Busy-ness,Family,Happiness

The End of the School Year Breakdowns Begin Again

A post I wrote almost exactly one year ago that rings just as true now as it did then…  Right down to the school note sitting on my desk about the $15 that is due for the “Spring Carnival” and my stress over getting everything done for…

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May 18 2016

Busy-ness,Productivity,Work

Counting Your Minutes…

I’m obsessed with time management, productivity and being efficient. We all want to spend our time more meaningfully, but distraction and wasted time (er, online usually) are the scourge of our modern way of life. So my radar is high for articles like the NY Times story by…

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May 06 2016

Busy-ness,Productivity,Saving Money

The Productivity Spending Trap

Living and working in NYC, I suffer supremely from our national affliction of “busy-ness.”  You know, that very common condition where you basically look, and even feel, extremely busy, rushed and overwhelmed, even if you just spent half your day reading the internet. For some people, it’s…

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