Author Archives: Nina B.

The case for sandwich-tasking

Have you ever clicked on Word or Excel or some other program that you need to work in, only to discover that it’s already open because you were working in it an hour or so ago and then got distracted … Continue reading

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My Public Healthiversary

I’ve been meaning to post at some point this fall to celebrate a decade in public health.  I figured today–December 1st, or Worlds AIDS Day–is the perfect day to do it, since HIV/AIDS education is what sparked my interest in … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

One of the many things I love about where I work is that there really is a demonstrated emphasis on work/life balance and self care. Case in point: 4th of July week. In honor of our organizational birthday, summertime, the … Continue reading

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Succeeding Through Giving Up

I needed this today. Maybe you do, too: 13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful (by Zdravko Cvijetic via Medium)  Some of my favorites: 8. Give Up Multi-tasking “You will never reach your destination if you stop and … Continue reading

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January Cure 2017: not my fight

Last weekend, I had big plans to write another recap about the January Cure. This weekend, same thing. But. The events after Inauguration Day, particularly the Women’s March and deluge of harmful executive orders, have made both doing and blogging … Continue reading

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Retreat Reflection (and an activity!)

My organization had its third staff retreat last week, and I think it was a success! The first one (in January 2015) was about getting to know each other and individual projects that contributed to the larger vision. We learned … Continue reading

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January Cure 2017: Week 1

Remember when I said I was going to do Apartment Therapy’s January Cure? I’m doing it! Are you? If so, we made it through Week 1! Here’s the recap: Assignment #1: Pick one drawer–any drawer–and clean it out. I selected … Continue reading

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