Busy Being Busy

Are you addicted to being busy? Chances are that you, or someone you know, is. As part of my normal busy schedule I attended an event called Ignite Charity in Waterloo. There were some inspiring talks about activism and charity work, but also one personal account from a “recovering busy-aholic”, Brendan Sheehan. This talk caught […]

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Endless Email Overload

There are over 300 Billion emails sent per day – that’s about 3 Million every second. However, around 90% of these are spam and viruses – though most email providers come with built-in spam detection to avoid slowing you down. Even without the spam, there is still a ton of email to process – around […]

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Free breakfast in high demand

Last week, Subway food outlet locations offered free “breakfast” to those who had a coupon.Sounds great, until you realize that everyone else has the same coupon and that this free breakfast may actually cost you more in waiting time! I’m personally not a fan of waiting in lines and totally avoided the matter. What I […]

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The power of taking time off

In Think Tank class, Zahra was thinking about relaxation and how much we should value really taking time off. In school, we tend to be extremely busy and don’t have a lot of time to truly relax and take time to pursue our own independent projects to their full extent. When asked, only a fraction of […]

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