Week 5 is perfect for Tax Season, and it may afford you a bit of break if you don't have much of a home office at home. The two elements of this week that have grown in importance to me are (ironically) the Media Fast and wireless technology. In last Fall's Week 5 Cure Post, I went on about the concept of "fasting" or reducing "calories" and linked to this great article on Monkey life expectancy in the NYTimes. Between the remarkable media stimulation that we are subject to and the amount of stuff that we often think we need, filtering our intake on many levels has never been more important. I urge you to check it out if you haven't already. As for wireless technology, this simply offers a tremendous design advantage that eliminates wires and clutter for those who work at home on laptops, which is also now easy and inexpensive to set up. This Week's Assignment: In the Deep Treatment, among other things you are diving into the home office and tackling all the computer and electrical tangles that you may have. You are also considering a Media Fast, which is a rather radical part of our household cleaning binge.
- To Book Blog -this great Flickr pool or simply tag them with "apartmenttherapycure." See our old pics here too.