Open Browser Tabs 8/1/21

Back again with my blog post to close out any open tabs I had leftover from the week.

Is Expressive writing the way our of your post-pandemic Funk?

Unless you’re a creative writing hobbyist, professional communicator, or dedicated diarist, chances are good that most of the writing you do is dry and functional. But according to science, limiting your writing life to memos and emails is actually a big missed opportunity.

How to make the shift from tactician to strategic advisor

If your goal is to advise leaders and clients, become a CCO or agency head, mentor others and earn a higher salary, learn as much as you can about business and finance.

These Exercises Will Help Reduce the Damage Living At Your Desk Does

At this point, we all know (or most of us do) that sitting is the “new” smoking, and that our tendency to leave butts attached to seats all day long does our bodies no favors. There is a long list of health warnings attached to this habit, but one of the more immediate and obvious examples is one that hits desk-bound folks most significantly. Your posture will likely start to suffer.

Announcement of the Galileo Project

UFOs, or now Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) are all over the headlines. Ever the hopeful skeptic, I am happy that the subject is starting to get some real science behind it. But wake me up when there is real scientific evidence. I have a healthy dose of “I want to believe” mixed with “I’ll believe it when I see it.”

Sober-Curious: Experimenting with Ditching Alcohol and Going Dry

More and more people are questioning whether alcohol deserves a place in their lives. This is especially true when you look at how much alcohol usage has grown during the pandemic.

3 Tricks to Outsmart Procrastination and Stay Focused

I jokingly tweeted the other day that If I TabSnooze (a Google Chrome Extension) an article on outsmarting procrastination and staying focused, am I procrastinating or staying focused.

The Method of Loci: Build Your Memory Palace

The concept of a Memory Palace is to hack your brain’s aptitude for remembering physical spaces and it using to help remember other kinds of information with greater ease.

And with that, my browser is clean to start the work week. Let me know which of these was your favorite in the comments below.