Category Archives: Winter Survival Kit

Not Just Fun and Games: Why the Best Way to Do Great Work is to Slack Off

    Photo Credit: “Foosball at Work” by Al Abut. Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY-SA 2.0. Working hard is one of the supposed defining characteristics of freelancers, remote workers, solopreneurs, and startup founders. We take pride in our ability to stay glued to our laptops for 10-12 hours a day. We take pride in […]

Strong Body, Strong Mind: The Incredible Brain-Boosting Power of Exercise

  During the winter, when it’s cold and dark and snowy and icy and whatnot, it’s very tempting to just stay inside all day – to get home from work, curl up on the couch, and spend your evening watching reruns of The Big Bang Theory. And while nobody truly enjoys the idea of going […]

You Are What You Eat: How Your Diet Impacts Your Mood and Productivity

  It’s no secret that the mind and body are connected. And while us knowledge industry workers should know full well that we ought to take care of ourselves and eat right, it’s not always easy to put that into practice. We lead busy lives, and preparing proper, healthy meals for ourselves can be a […]