Monday, November 14, 2011

The down side of multi-tasking

In an article about how to be happier, I found this:
Do one thing at a time. Edward Suarez, Ph.D., associate professor of medical psychology at Duke, found that people who multitask are more likely to have high blood pressure. Take that finding to heart. Instead of talking on the phone while you fold laundry or clean the kitchen, sit down in a comfortable chair and turn your entire attention over to the conversation. Instead of checking e-mail as you work on other projects, turn off your e-mail function until you finish the report you’re writing. This is similar to the concept of mindfulness.
You can read the rest of it right here.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous11:05 AM

    Great article with lots of tips for increasing our happiness quotient...I also highly favor the one that says to "turn off the news for a whole weeK'...that even includes reading the headlines online. Thanks,


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