There is a saying that, what we appreciate, appreciates. Last week on a call with a nurse coach colleague, I experienced this first hand. At the end of our call, he said, "Can I just appreciate you for a minute?"
By now most of us have heard that multitasking is not that great for our brains or our well-being. Studies have found that multitasking may actually damage the brain, decreases our productivity and attention to detail, and leaves us feeling stressed and even unhappy. So here we are at another crossroads between knowing and doing. Because let's be honest, how on earth do we get anything done as mothers and NOT multitask at some point?