You know you’re smart. On any given day you can figure it out. But today, just for today, your brain is going on strike. Shut down.
Can’t process another piece of information. Can’t look at one more spread-sheet. Can’t listen to one more scintillating idea.
Let’s simply call it mental fatigue. (more…)
I wait in a TSA line at LaGuardia Airport, inching my way toward the front, when I notice a man and a woman. They stand next to each other, laughing, bantering back and forth. The man takes the palm of his right hand, playfully places it on the woman’s forehead for a quick second.
Give me some of that energy, he says and withdraws the hand. (more…)