Open Loops 12/12/2014

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On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

This week I highlight articles on eating healthily cheaply; money-saving winter tips; getting back into your fitness routine; and an infographic on things to think about when setting up a home office.

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Expanding Meal Plans

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For many years I have done my menu plans and bought groceries accordingly. The problem is that when it comes time for meals, the plan may no longer fit. Today we will look at expanding meal plans and building in backup meals so that you aren’t stuck having to do fast food.

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Inbox Zero Is Not A Myth

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One of the productivity buzz words often seen is “Inbox Zero”. This concept is one where everything in your email inbox gets handled appropriately.

Most people I know believe that Inbox Zero is unattainable – a mythic state. Today we will examine what contributes to this belief, as well as how to get to Inbox Zero.

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Open Loops 12/5/2014

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On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

This week I highlight articles on clearing out your task list from low-priority articles; winter home emergency kits; ways to re-do your home office on a budget; productivity super-hacks; small home purchases that are worth the money; annoying co-workers; going easy on yourself; a simple thing to do to make yourself happier; and ways to keep going when you’re stressed at work.

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