14 9 / 2014

fastcompany:

Plan any event and chances are one in five of the people you invite will be late.
A study done at San Francisco State University found that about 20% of the U.S. population is chronically late—but it’s not because they don’t value others’ time. It’s more complicated than that, says lead researcher Diana DeLonzor.
“Repetitive lateness is more often related to personality characteristics such as anxiety or a penchant for thrill-seeking,” she says. “Some people are drawn to the adrenaline rush of that last-minute sprint to the finish line, while others receive an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with activity.”
In her book Never Be Late Again: 7 Cures for the Punctually Challenged, DeLonzor says our relationship with time often starts in childhood and becomes an ingrained habit.
“Looking back, you were probably late or early all of your life—it’s part physiological and part psychological,” she says. “Most chronically late people truly dislike being late, but it’s a surprisingly difficult habit to overcome. Telling a late person to be on time is a little like telling a dieter to simply stop eating so much.”
DeLonzor says the majority of people have a combination of late and punctual habits—usually on time, but with a frantic rush at the last minute—but we can all learn from those who are chronically punctual. DeLonzor shares four traits that always on time share:
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Always late… hopefully this helps

fastcompany:

Plan any event and chances are one in five of the people you invite will be late.

A study done at San Francisco State University found that about 20% of the U.S. population is chronically late—but it’s not because they don’t value others’ time. It’s more complicated than that, says lead researcher Diana DeLonzor.

“Repetitive lateness is more often related to personality characteristics such as anxiety or a penchant for thrill-seeking,” she says. “Some people are drawn to the adrenaline rush of that last-minute sprint to the finish line, while others receive an ego boost from over-scheduling and filling each moment with activity.”

In her book Never Be Late Again: 7 Cures for the Punctually Challenged, DeLonzor says our relationship with time often starts in childhood and becomes an ingrained habit.

“Looking back, you were probably late or early all of your life—it’s part physiological and part psychological,” she says. “Most chronically late people truly dislike being late, but it’s a surprisingly difficult habit to overcome. Telling a late person to be on time is a little like telling a dieter to simply stop eating so much.”

DeLonzor says the majority of people have a combination of late and punctual habits—usually on time, but with a frantic rush at the last minute—but we can all learn from those who are chronically punctual. DeLonzor shares four traits that always on time share:

Read More>

Always late… hopefully this helps

01 8 / 2014

entertainmentweekly:

In case you ever wondered what it looked like for Julia Roberts to get hit in the face with a ball…

Aww this is classic poor #juilaroberts

entertainmentweekly:

In case you ever wondered what it looked like for Julia Roberts to get hit in the face with a ball

Aww this is classic poor #juilaroberts

27 6 / 2013

"I’m really afraid to feel happy because it never lasts."

 Andy Warhol  (via clotheshanger)

(Source: blindsideddd, via clotheshanger)

10 9 / 2012

100 YEARS / STYLE / EAST LONDON (by Westfield Stratford)

10 9 / 2012

bona-fide-lady:

Je Ne Veux Pas Travailler - Pink Martini 

My theme song for the day thanks Jeanette!

(via bona-fide-lady-deactivated20130)

10 9 / 2012

A relaxation website, who knew?

22 5 / 2012

dknyprgirl:

@MissJennaB playing hair salon on CM (@CM_PRGirl) late night in the #PR office…love how this looks

dknyprgirl:

@MissJennaB playing hair salon on CM (@CM_PRGirl) late night in the #PR office…love how this looks

22 5 / 2012

fastcompany:

While there’s nothing wrong with simply sharpening your eye and taste by clicking the “Pin It” bookmarklet—we all need a break sometimes—Pinterest can also be used in productive, focused ways. It’s all about having an end goal in mind when you create those pinboards. So if you want to harness Pinterest’s strengths and habit-forming powers, try these exercises. 
Get More From Pinterest Than Just Expensive Ideas

fastcompany:

While there’s nothing wrong with simply sharpening your eye and taste by clicking the “Pin It” bookmarklet—we all need a break sometimes—Pinterest can also be used in productive, focused ways. It’s all about having an end goal in mind when you create those pinboards. So if you want to harness Pinterest’s strengths and habit-forming powers, try these exercises. 

Get More From Pinterest Than Just Expensive Ideas

03 4 / 2012

entertainmentweekly:

Alas, there’s no new episode of Gleeairing tonight. But maybe this new video of Darren Criss and Matt Bomer’s “Somebody That I Used to Know” cover will help ease your withdrawal. One more week!

20 3 / 2012