Stop Multitasking Now! Here's Why

In Todays Society, Doing Just One Thing At A Time Seems Downright Luxurious, Even Wasteful. Research Shows That Its Not Nearly As Efficient As We Like To Believe, And Can Even Be Harmful To Our Health. The multitasking mythby Amanda MacMillanWe all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In todays society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious, even wasteful.But chances are, youre not doing yourself (or your boss, or your friends and family) any favors by multitasking your way through the day. Research shows that its not nearly as efficient as we like to believe, and can even be harmful to our health. Here are 12 reasons why you should stop everything youre doingwell, all but one thingand rethink the way you work, socialize, and live your life. find more,,20707868,00.html 10 Signs You May Have OCD Home >> Health A-Z >> Anxiety Condition Center >> 10 Signs You May Have OCD 10 Signs You May Have OCD When do personality quirks cross the line into obsessive-compulsive disorder? Is it OCD? by Carina Storrs Hooked on hand sanitizer? Closet organized to a T? click to find out more,,20707257,00.html 14 Foods That Fight InflammationBut Chances Are, Youre Not Doing Yourself (or Your Boss, Or Your Friends And Family) Any Favors By Multitasking Your Way Through The Day. Is there an anti-inflammatory diet? by Amanda MacMillan Inflammation is part of the bodys immune response; without it, we can't heal. But when it's out of controlas in rheumatoid arthritisit can damage the body. Plus, it's thought to play a role in obesity, heart disease, and cancer. Foods high in sugar and saturated fat can spur inflammation. They cause overactivity in the immune system, which can lead to joint pain, fatigue, and damage to the blood vessels, says Scott Zashin, MD, clinical professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. image source,,20705881,00.html