QuickNote: Work from Home? “Forest therapy” = your BFF

When you work from home and Love your work, it’s too easy to find yourself indoors for days at a time. If that statement hits a nerve (guilty!), adopt a new habit → schedule Out & About time. One word: crucial!

In another study, researchers found a decrease in both heart rate and levels of cortisol in subjects in the forest when compared to those in the city. “Stressful states can be relieved by forest therapy,” they concluded.

Source: Business Insider
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HeadsUp: Jawbone Poised for Its “Bye Felicia!” Moment, Permanently

Rats! For about 2 years, I’ve relied on the UP2 for no-fuss sleep tracking, with the stats auto-tossed to my Fitness cal daily via IFTTT. Time to find a replacement, which I’ll save in my Amazon cart. With luck, the 11th’s Amazon Prime Day will smile on my selection.

Just two years ago, the consumer electronics startup was valued at $3 billion. Here’s what went wrong.

Source: Jawbone, Once Valued at $3 Billion, Is Going Out of Business. Here’s What Went Wrong |