Coronavirus Lockdown: How Smart Home Devices Can Keep You Safe

The Coronavirus outbreak has zapped the entire world, making our lives nothing less than a living nightmare. 2020 is the year where we’ve become closer to using terms like social distancing, quarantine, isolation, and sanitization in our everyday conversations. To combat this dreadful pandemic disease, we need to ensure that we’re staying at our homes…

The Rules for Going Outdoors During Coronavirus

All of us want to get outdoors right now. With the advice of a public health and infectious disease expert, here’s how you can do so safely and responsibly. “This disease is hyper-infectious; we haven’t seen anything like it in recent history,” says Global First Ladies Alliance Cora Neumann, who is advising Montana state heath authorities on their handling…

Investing beyond meat

Clean energy tends to dominate the climate conversation, but the shift toward more sustainable diets is also gathering pace, argues Martyn Jones of Liontrust’s Sustainable Future UK Growth Fund While energy continues to dominate the emissions debate, it is increasingly clear that changing global diets will be another integral part of any shift towards a…

I Have Coronavirus—And I Know Exactly Who Gave It to Me

COVID-19, the official name for the novel coronavirus, has swept the globe in just a matter of months. As the numbers of illnesses and deaths grow, governments have shut down schools, restaurants, stores, hair salons, and more to combat the spread of the highly contagious disease. The total devastating effects of this global pandemic are…

Act in Love

  The other day a health worker friend of mine told me she and her husband are singing “my Corona” to the tune of the popular song “My Sharona.”  “It’s almost certain I’ll be infected by the coronavirus,” she told me. “But I’ll be okay.” She’s a younger woman, healthy and strong, so I thought…

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft CEOs detail their companies’ efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic

The tech industry is mobilizing its considerable resources to attempt to support efforts against the growing global coronavirus pandemic. Over the weekend, the CEOs of Amazon, Apple and Microsoft all shared updates regarding some aspects of their company’s ongoing contributions, which range from donations of medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare…

Can Medicines Cause Weight Gain?

If you have been on a healthy diet throughout and have already left sedentary lifestyle behind with less stress factor, but still see weight gain and more numbers on the weighing scale, it would be prudent to check your prescription/Rx list and find out if some of those medicines that you started on are leading…

Getting Diagnosed? Getting Medication? (US)

So I received a bit of a talking-to at work today. Two of my managers said they’ve noticed my work ethic basically going to shit. One manager lamented that I’ve taken no ownership of anything, that I push things off onto my coworkers. The other manager said he’s caught me staring at my screen for…

Staying Productive in the Age of the Corona Virus

As everything started to shut down this past weekend, I spent a good bit of time on Monday scrolling through my LinkedIn and Instagram feeds to see how some of the best-known people in my field of leadership development are handling this new reality. Brene Brown held a virtual church service on Sunday morning. Simon…