Monthly Archives: March 2013

Exercise Your Brain By Ditching Your Gadgets

I went to a bar to play team trivia with my family last week.  It was extremely fun but also eye-opening.  It’s not that I discovered how much I didn’t know – I already was aware of that.  But what kept hitting me in the face was how often I started to reach for my…


Productivity vs. Digital Etiquette

A recent New York Times article by Nick Bilton discussed an issue I’ve been thinking about a lot lately.  How do we hit just the right note interpersonally as most of our communications go digital?
Should we call, leave a voice message, send an email, or a text? Or bother with a face-to-face meeting?  There’s the need…


What Can We Learn from the National Day of Unplugging?

I was very interested when I heard about the National Day of Unplugging (sunset February 28  to sunset March 1).  Since conquering cyberoverload is all about becoming the master and not the slave of our gadgets, I thought I should give it a try. But it wasn’t the easiest day for me to try to…