Happy Thursday! While it may be hard to believe, spring is only 15 days away and we're more than ready in the northeastern U.S. for some warmer weather, chirping birds, blooming flowers, and the mood boost that comes with the change in seasons. Got a case of the winter blues? You're not alone; the winter blues are said to affect millions of people worldwide, and are even more common for women than men. The good news- scientists have found a few quick and easy ways to combat this seasonal malady, including upping your vitamin D, exercising more, and planning a vacation! What do you do to fight off the winter blues? Forward this to a friend that could use a pick-me-up, or make new friends on PowerToFly Networks!
Crises can bring out the best in us. It can be hard to believe that when headlines are crowded with toilet paper hoarders or raucous spring breakers under the impression that they're invincible, but it's true. A paper by the University of Delaware's Disaster Research Center found that assumptions about people acting in their own best interest during a crisis are "fundamentally incorrect" and that "human beings…typically rise to the daunting challenges that disasters pose."
How to stay productive and positive while working remotely
With the outbreak of COVID-19, scores of people are finding themselves working remotely for the first time. Trying to stay productive while at home with so many distractions can be overwhelming, so we asked women tech leaders what they were doing to work from home successfully. Along with getting a great pair of noise canceling headphones (game changer!), they have 10 excellent tips to help you thrive in a work-from-home environment.
I've been thinking about women's ingenuity a lot recently; after all, crises like the one we're facing now fuel innovation. They especially fuel innovation from those who are on the frontlines, in desperate need of solutions.