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An open letter to my 9-to-5 self

Dear Newsha, Your staycation has come and gone. Now a few short hours away from your back-to-work debut, it’s time to sit back and mentally prepare for what’s coming your way. You’ve had two full weeks to get your “non-work life” in order. You took a trip, you signed the lease on a new condo, more »

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Sweatpants and (no) chill

Today I wore sweatpants to work. To my friend who works at the adidas headquarters, this is not a big deal. To everyone else who works for a company that is in no way affiliated with sports or athletics – it is a very big deal. All I had to do in order to leverage more »

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Are sit-stand desks the new Pilates?

I recently moved to a new office that’s equipped with sit-stand desks. For those of you who don’t know what a sit-stand desk is, it’s an adjustable workstation that lets you choose between sitting or standing while you work. Hence the name.  All you have to do is press a little button at the side of the more »

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