Multitasking Gone Wild

I somehow came across this disturbing TikTok video: This initiative is currently taking place in a handful of McDonald's in China.  Recent studies have shown that obesity is on the rise in China, with 5-6 percent of the general population being classified as obese. In some cities where fast food is popular, that rate is … Continue reading Multitasking Gone Wild

Is your day sprinkled with time confetti?

Most people think of confetti as associated with some sort of celebration like a parade or wedding. That is not the case with time confetti, a coin termed by Brigid Schulte, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time, to describe all the small scraps of free time she experienced in a … Continue reading Is your day sprinkled with time confetti?

Sir Ken Robinson Was Right

Every semester for the past several years I have shown my students the Ken Robinson TED talk on how schools kill creativity. One of my favorite parts of the talk is where he talks about how women are better at multitasking, and uses his wife as an example. "...if she's cooking, you know, she's dealing with … Continue reading Sir Ken Robinson Was Right