Topic: food

5 Healthy Lunch Ideas For Working Women

5 Healthy Lunch Ideas For Working Women

Packing your own lunch is a smart decision both financially and for your health. It’s easy to pick up a sandwich at the deli, or even a to-go salad from the grocery store. Those options are fine every once in awhile, but the price and the mystery ingredients can start to take a toll. Brown-bagging doesn’t have to be a bummer. More »

Finally, A CSA That’s Delivered To Your Office

Finally, A CSA That's Delivered To Your Office

Within the last few years, the concept of CSAs — community-supported agriculture — has gone totally mainstream, and for good reason. The way it usually works is that you pay a lump sum for a year that essentially works as an investment in a local farm of group of farms. The payout is fresh food all year round, often in the form of a generous box of in-season produce that you’re responsible for picking up from a farm, health-food store or other location. Great system … if you have tons of time on your hands. More »

‘I’m Embarrassed To Talk With My Family About My Job’: 5 Cringe-Worthy True Stories

âIâm Embarrassed To Talk With My Family About My Job': 5 Cringe-Worthy True Stories

Just about anyone getting started in a career faces a moment in which you’re a bit embarrassed to tell your family what you really do all day: “I fold sweaters.” “I fetch coffee.” “I audition over and over.” “I make copies.” If you feel a little bashful about your current career status, take comfort in these extreme stories from people who really hate talking with their families about their jobs. Read on for stories from a pet psychic whose family thinks she’s a con artist, a Butterball Turkey employee with vegan parents, and the daughter of an investment banker who paid for her own posh lifestyle by working as an escort. More »

10 Annoying Things You Should Avoid Doing In The Office Kitchen

10 Annoying Things You Should Avoid Doing In The Office Kitchen

There are rules in the office kitchen. That means you, guy who doesn’t clean up the coffee he spilled, and you, girl who was eying my turkey sandwich. I see you. Not cool. For those who work in an office environment, I’m sure you are aware that there are certain rules of office kitchen etiquette that are just not okay to break. For those of you who did not know that, well, you are probably the one breaking them. Just so you know, here are the 10 most annoying things people do, or don’t do, in the office kitchen. Don’t be that guy. Don’t be the guy that sends Ross from Friends to take time off on account of his rage because you ate his sandwich (watch the clip here.) Inspired by a new study by Barilla on office kitchen rules, we came up with 10 things you should avoid doing in the office kitchen if you want to come to work the next day. More »

10 Ways To Unwind After A Long Day At The Office

10 Ways To Unwind After A Long Day At The Office

As the end of the day approaches, I hope you’re not facing an evening alone with Microsoft Outlook. But even when you do get home, it can be hard to unwind. It’s important to find time at the end of each day to unwind and allow yourself to relax, allow yourself to shut off the voices in your head piping up about emails you still need to send and impending deadlines and those performance reviews you haven’t started yet. I get it.

The truth is you will do all of those things better tomorrow if you take time for yourself tonight. Spend time with family and focus on the present. We all know if we don’t take care of ourselves, stress only increases. And stress causes wrinkles. More »