If you’re a white-collar worker, chances are good that at some point, you’ll end up working in a “cube farm.” Cubicles can be so dull, so impersonal, contributing to the sinking feeling that you’re just another cog in the corporate machine. But there is a way to both lift your spirits and make you feel more like a human being and less like a robot at the office. Try personalizing your space with these tips to make the most of your environment and make your cubicle a homier place to work.
Let’s face it: We’ve all got busy lives, and we don’t often have the time to make sure that our homes are sparkling clean. Or do we? There are a few strategies you can use to help keep your living space tidy, and many of them only take a few minutes at a time. Here are some tactics to cut down on your cleaning time and still have a presentable home. Continue reading
Living in New York City, it can be easy to take for granted everything that’s right here in our backyard. People in other places would surely kill for the opportunities we have to see and experience so many things without even needing a car, and yet; how often have you found yourself lying around the house, feeling bored and restless? Worse, how many times have you heard your kids whine, “There’s nothing to do”? When this happens, pack up the kids and head outside: There’s a world of adventures to be had right in your backyard when you live in New York City, and here are some ideas to get you started.
I like to think that I know a fair bit about cleaning; after all, I’ve spent plenty of years earning my stripes with cleaning services. New York City can be a pretty dirty place, but like most people, I do my best to keep my home neat and clean (though having two young boys in the house can make that a challenge!). But even I’m not always perfect, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s occasionally overlooked something that really could have used a good scrubbing sooner. You might think it’s not a big deal, but the little things you forget to clean can actually come back to haunt you, making you sick. Here are some reminders for you: Have you cleaned these things lately?