alcohol-productivity-work

Cheers to Productivity! How Drinking Alcohol Boosts Creativity and Focus

In decades past, cracking open a cold one or sipping on a pour of scotch weren't just okay at work -- it was downright expected! In the Mad Men era of the 1950s and 1960s, every office had a bar and every member of a company's staff could indulge in a drink or two while … Continue reading Cheers to Productivity! How Drinking Alcohol Boosts Creativity and Focus

Office Desk Space

Stop Being So Neat — Why A Messy Desk Is Best

I'm a perfectionist -- a total Type A who can't stand stacks of paper, piles of clutter, or even a rogue dust bunny hiding under my couch. But when it comes to my writing workspace, you'll discover something entirely different. My desk is a disaster zone. It's cluttered in personal effects (a few candles, framed … Continue reading Stop Being So Neat — Why A Messy Desk Is Best

Cold Showers for Productivity

Cold Showers: A Shiver-Inducing Productivity Key

There's nothing more despicable than an ice cold shower. Stepping into the shower's welcoming stream only to be greeted by (what feels like) actual icicles pricking your skin, shivering as goosebumps form and your toes turn white -- cold showers are truly the worst wake-up method. But, there's a hidden magic in cold showers. Switching … Continue reading Cold Showers: A Shiver-Inducing Productivity Key