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Well-Being

Your Daily Horoscope: Take Charge of Your Destiny

I read my horoscope this morning and here’s what it said: “Letting nature take its course is not advised. Passivity will bring unfavorable results. Take charge of your destiny.” You needn't be a Virgo (as I am) to see the good sense in that. ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - October 12, 2011

Getting Your Words In Order

It's true, writing is a lawyer’s primary tool and a great source of pride and identity. But isn’t it also true that once in a while a teensy-weensy wisp of doubt creeps in? In the grip of writer's block, you fixate on memories of those ...

The Editors - September 23, 2011

Are You Ready for Some Football?

The season is finally here. (Whew.) The endless NFL negotiations are, well, negotiated. The rookies have pushed through their two-a-days and preseason games—and we are at the coin flip. Last night the Packers showed they still have the ...

The Editors - September 9, 2011

Time to Waste

Oh, come on. It’s almost Labor Day weekend and nothing’s going anywhere today. So you can either put your feet up on your desk and blatantly loaf … or you can do what we’re doing. Put your head down, huddle up to the computer and pretend ...

The Editors - September 2, 2011

Just a Flight of Fancy

It’s Friday. (Pfew!) Time to take a time-out from tedium and flex a few fun muscles to get in shape for the weekend. Be careful, though, some of this week’s Friday Five links can suck the time right out of your work day. So here we go, from the ...

The Editors - August 12, 2011

It’s In the Bag

We’re just certain that all our personal technology will converge and be surgically implanted discreetly behind our ear—someday. Until then, we struggle with where and how to carry these vital extensions of our lives. In a pocket? In a purse? It ...

The Editors - July 22, 2011

Supercharge Your Brain by Going Offline

Have you noticed that your ability to concentrate has been on the wane over the past couple of years? As is it turns out, it’s not your imagination. For the 24-7 connected among us, the scatter is real. The good news is that good habits with ...

Larry Port - July 21, 2011

Summer Reading

Go on, you know you want to. Throw the mess on your desk into piles and head home early. Pour a nice tall cool one, put your feet up in a shady spot and take a bite out of your summer reading list. Don't have a list? That's what we're here for. ...

The Editors - June 24, 2011

Slow Down

Today the Friday Five takes time to relax and explore the emerging idea of slowing down—economically, politically, agriculturally, gastronomically, even musically. Is anything so important today that you should strip your gears and burn rubber? ...

The Editors - June 17, 2011

Looking at Pictures

It’s Friday, and the end of a very long week. Let’s just kick back, cool off  and have a little intellectual fun learning the easy way: through pictures! 1. Visualize Health. First up, compare and contrast health conditions and risk factors in ...

The Editors - June 10, 2011