In: time management

Work to Home Transition
June 18, 2015

It has been a very busy time for me professionally, perhaps for you as well. Certainly it seems as though people…

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Getting Things Done
January 9, 2015

One of the perennial challenges for anyone with problems with depression or mood swings, and perhaps for anyone in our increasingly…

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Soul Training – Lyndsey
May 30, 2014

One difficult aspect of living with bipolar disorder, especially when it is new, is that our ever changing moods make it…

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Office Work and Moods – How to Stay Effective
May 18, 2014

I recently spent an interesting half an hour talking with a very successful businessman who has bipolar about how to get his…

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Why Do We Procrastinate?
April 30, 2014

Procrastination may be related to impulsive decision making. This somewhat surprising finding is based on a large study of twins. Most modern explanations of…

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Managing Tasks without Pain
April 20, 2014

A young woman who is attending architecture school mentioned a sudden dip in mood that happened the previous evening.   She told…

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Proactivity
August 15, 2013

Proactive behavior refers to actions taken that are forward thinking, that anticipate future problems, and are aimed at avoiding those problems. They…

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Coming Home
August 14, 2013

In a different post, we talked about the frustrating problem of getting sick at the beginning of vacations. We said that…

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Nature’s Cycles
March 30, 2013

It should be raining. It is March in the San Francisco Bay area, and we have had hardly any rain for…

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WorkSurfing
February 21, 2013

The New York Times recently published an intriguing article entitled “Relax, You Will Be More Effective.” It arrived at just the…

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Getting It Done Anyway
January 31, 2013

From time to time I am inspired to pass on portions of a post from a favorite blog. Today’s Moodscope blog…

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Stormy Weather
November 28, 2012

The first of the big winter storms blew through the Bay Area today.  Winds whipped up the already large waves and…

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Traveling
November 27, 2012

Traveling can be exciting, but it can also be very stressful. It is particularly important for people living with moods to do…

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All About Happy: Resources
November 7, 2012

What makes us happy? How can we have more happiness? Is happiness just the absence of sadness and depression? These are…

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Time Change: Fall Back
October 31, 2012

The time change in the United States is the classic “time of challenge and time of opportunity.” First, the challenge –…

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The Different Types of Vacations
October 23, 2012

This past weekend, we were at a Halloween party talking to a computer engineer who recently moved here from Holland.  The…

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Healthy Pleasures
October 4, 2012

Sometimes we can be so overwhelmed, or so depressed, that we forget what it is that gives, or used to give,…

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The Uncertainty Principle
September 25, 2012

In quantum mechanics, the uncertainty principle is the principle that there is a fundamental limit to our ability to know things…

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Fallow Fields
September 14, 2012

Farmers will sometimes leave a field “fallow” – they won’t plant anything in it but rather let native plants grow in…

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Productivity: Hiding Things You Have to Do
September 14, 2012

The key to being productive (and managing anxiety) is using tools to keep track of things that you have to do……

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