You Can Still Wear Masks in Meetings

Your boss may balk, but you should be able to keep your family healthy — and keep this customer happy.

#business-travel, #careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #gifts, #masks, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

There Is No Upside to an 8 A.M. Meeting

The Early Bird in your office may do as he pleases, but he should not demand that you join him.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Being on Leave Means Not Sending That 2 a.m. Email

What to do about a boss with enough self-awareness to want to avoid micromanaging but not enough to actually do it.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Your Self-Worth Is Not in Your Inbox

A nonresponse to email may be rude, but it is not the end of the world.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #e-mail, #febos-melissa, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Out of the Office

In this case, keep your long-simmering resentment to yourself.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

When Your Office Decides the Pandemic Is Over

The burden shouldn’t be on you to draw boundaries, but you will have to do it.

#content-type-service, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

When You’re Stuck in the Middle of a Workplace Battle

What do you do when your company’s leadership has essentially abdicated any culture-creating or policy-setting role to you?

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #your-feed-selfcare

‘People Need to Be Reminded About Flu’

With Covid surging again and vaccine fatigue rising, vaccination rates for influenza are troublingly low, especially among older Americans.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elderly, #heart, #influenza, #parkinsons-disease, #schaffner-william, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science, #your-feed-selfcare

How Much for That Doggie in the Cubicle?

Everyone needs a little boundary training.

#content-type-service, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Work Advice on Avoiding Early Meetings and Bad Bosses

Plus, books by bell hooks and James Baldwin can be just the leadership read a bad boss needs.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

It Really Would Help if People Learned to Email

You should never find out that you were someone’s second choice.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

What to Expect at Work When You’re Expecting

Legal protections against pregnancy discrimination are one thing. Actual feelings of security are another.

#careers-and-professions, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Why Is Everyone Else Quitting?

Sometimes, as in a collective bargaining situation, you do have to think about other people at work. Other times, it’s better to focus on what you really want.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

You Are Not Where You Work

Especially if you have good reason to stay employed by — and be concerned about — a global online retailer.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Faith vs. a Full Week of Work

You shouldn’t have to forgo religious observance to do your job.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

You’re Not the Mean Lady at Work

Go ahead and assert boundaries with unvaccinated colleagues, impertinent clients and, yes, even Mom.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

You Don’t Need to Like Those Vacation Pics

In fact, your boss needs some guidance on the downside to oversharing.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

What We Think We Know About Metabolism May Be Wrong

A new study challenges assumptions about energy expenditure by people, including the idea that metabolism slows at middle age.

#age-chronological, #calories, #diet-and-nutrition, #menopause, #research, #science-journal, #weight, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science, #your-feed-selfcare

Is Coffee Good for You?

Yes! But it depends on the kind of coffee and the quantity.

#caffeine, #coffee, #diet-and-nutrition, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-selfcare

Debbie Gibson Is Not Going to Get Stuck in the Past

The pioneering pop singer on her beauty and wellness journey.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #gibson-debbie, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

Sometimes the Grass Really Is Greener at Another Job

A list of pros and cons works in most situations, but there are no pros to telling your boss about your co-worker’s old D.U.I.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Feeling Socially Rusty? Try a Little Light Gossiping.

As we re-enter civilization, it’s OK — maybe even necessary — to dish about people who aren’t present. If done in the right way.

#content-type-service, #empathy, #gossip, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

Look, Just Keep Filling the Chocolate Dish

A reminder to mind your own business and know your worth.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Terrariums Are One Thing You Can Control

In these uncertain times, what’s not to love about designing your own little world?

#flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #handicrafts, #your-feed-selfcare

How Will You Look When You Emerge From the Pandemic?

Now that the masks are coming off, here are some easy approaches you can take to dress up your face.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #lipstick, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

What We Learned From a Year of Crafting

Making things — masks, quilts, ceramics, mandalas — was a practical and sometimes political response to the moment.

#art, #ceramics-and-pottery, #do-it-yourself, #handicrafts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #quilts, #sculpture, #sewing, #your-feed-selfcare

Those Buzzy New Collagen Products Are Risky Business

Adding collagen powder to your daily smoothie? Opting for a collagen bar as a snack? Proceed cautiously.

#allergies, #collagen, #collagen-supplements, #content-type-service, #medicine-and-health, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

The Dead Moose in the Office Next Door

Sometimes you do have to draw boundaries, and sometimes you have to learn to live with other people’s predilections.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

How Do I Dress Like a Boss?

A reader wonders about what to wear for a promotion.

#content-type-personal-profile, #dresses, #fashion-and-apparel, #your-feed-selfcare

How Do I Dress After a Mastectomy?

A reader wonders about what to wear for her new silhouette.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #mastectomy, #your-feed-selfcare

Email, a Modern Expression of Passive Aggression

One option that is always available: embrace the petty.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

A Lawsuit Over Frozen Embryos

Elaine Meyer and Barry Prizant had given up on having more than one child. Then, in their 60s, they got a letter from the hospital where they’d long ago had IVF treatment.

#egg-donation-and-freezing, #embryos-human, #hospitals, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #your-feed-selfcare

What Are Neopronouns?

Are you a person, place or thing? We have good news.

#english-language, #gender, #social-media, #your-feed-selfcare

Four Studies of Black Healing

Care and community take different forms after a painful year of plague and protest.

#black-people, #your-feed-selfcare

Sorry, Sometimes You Do Have to Be Uncomfortable

Confronting the things that challenge us, off-the-charts stress levels and money matters.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

Weddings: A Big Texas Wedding With a First Kiss

One night, a voice told him what should become of these college students’ friendship.

#austin-stephen-f-state-university, #houston-tex, #kissing, #weddings-and-engagements, #your-feed-selfcare

Weddings: They Got Lost in the Woods Together

Dr. Anais Ovalle and Emily Black learned a lot about each other when they got lost in the woods on their second date. Three years later, they had a snowy wedding day in Vermont.

#marriages, #weddings-and-engagements, #your-feed-selfcare

Weddings: She Would Go Anywhere For Him

Nina Umont and Ondrej Antos, who are rarely at a loss of words with each other, were married in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.

#weddings-and-engagements, #your-feed-selfcare

How to Learn to Read Tarot Cards

Six — OK, seven — easy steps to ease your way into deeper introspection.

#content-type-service, #psychics-and-fortune-tellers, #superstitions, #your-feed-selfcare

Do We Even Need Friends, After the Pandemic?

The pandemic shrank many social circles to a skeleton crew. Maybe that’s not such a bad thing.

#friendship, #shutdowns-institutional, #your-feed-selfcare

How Do I Dress for My Pandemic Belly?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#content-type-service, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

Modern Love: Expecting Long Distance Relationships to End

I kept telling myself not to believe in him. And yet, believe I did.

#dancing, #dating-and-relationships, #love-emotion, #your-feed-selfcare

Chrissy Teigen, Emma Grede and Kris Jenner Launch Cleaning Brand

Chrissy Teigen, Kris Jenner and Emma Grede have come together to build a saucy cleaning brand.

#advertising-and-marketing, #cleansers-detergents-and-soaps, #grede-emma, #home-economics, #jenner-kris, #orderliness-and-clutter, #shop-safely-llc, #teigen-chrissy, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

How People Are Dealing with Distorted Smell

Parosmia, a condition that causes phantom odors and a lingering symptom of Covid-19 for some people, has been affecting relationships.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #smell-olfaction, #smells-and-odors, #your-feed-selfcare

It’s My Idea. She’s Taking Credit.

What to do about copycats on Zoom calls, a rival’s resentment and managing an intern.

#careers-and-professions, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment, #your-feed-selfcare

I’m an Athlete, How Can I Find Clothes That Fit?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hanks-erica-stylist, #press-christen, #your-feed-selfcare

The David Dobrik Story, Explained

A YouTuber famous for his prank videos has lost multiple sponsors this week.

#dispo-mobile-app, #dobrik-david, #mobile-applications, #seatgeek-inc, #sex-crimes, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #your-feed-selfcare

The Panorama Panini Pandemic

People have a range of nicknames for the pandemic: a panorama, a pandemonium, a “pandemi moore,” a panini. Is humor a useful way to cope with incredibly difficult times?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #english-language, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #social-media, #your-feed-selfcare

Music to My Elephant Ears

After spending a year in isolation, plant lovers are getting funky.

#content-type-personal-profile, #your-feed-selfcare

Leyna Bloom on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

The model and actress is the first transgender woman of color to appear in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

#bloom-leyna, #content-type-personal-profile, #models-professional, #sports-illustrated, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-selfcare