Centrallo is a List-Lover’s Haven [Interview]

Centrallo app

A lot of times, us list makers find ourselves much more disorganized than we intended. Our process usually involves notebooks and sticky notes, lost lists and the overwhelming inability to identify where to start. Centrallo is an app that not only centralizes all your lists in one place, but it also helps you identify your priorities.

Centrallo is available across all your devices, so you can access it from anywhere. It’s basically a list-lover’s dream, giving you the ability to make lists within lists, and import photos, videos, links, voice notes, and contacts.

We spoke to Centrallo’s founder Michael Sher about the app and why it’s the only list-making app you’ll need.

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The Balance Stool Gives You a Workout at Your Desk

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Most office jobs mean sitting down for a large portion of the day, and we all know that this inevitable sedentary lifestyle is slowly ruining our bodies. There are many ways you can fit some activity into the day, like a lunch-hour workout or swapping your desk chair for an exercise ball. Another great alternative is the Balance Stool, a wobbly seat that forces you to work your core as you type away at your computer.

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Employees Need to be Engaged and Healthy to Achieve High Performance

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Health and well-being are major components of being ridiculously efficient. While some might think that wellness programs get in the way of actual work, they are hugely misguided. Recent research from Gallup found that well-being programs actually help to boost performance in the workplace.

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Stress and the Holidays: How the Season Impacts Employee Health

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As a freelancer and telecommuter, the holidays are pretty stress-free for me. Thanks to the fact that I don’t work in an office or a 9-5, I am able to manage my time in a way that ensures I spend the holiday season exactly the way I want to. This means I have ample time to spend with my family (which I actually enjoy), I get to bake dozens of cookies for my friends and family and play hostess on Christmas day to cousins and siblings. In the days following, I’ll celebrate family birthdays, aid in cooking a big Turkey dinner with my best friends, and ensure my New Year’s Eve plans are fun and spent with people I love. In case you couldn’t tell, I LOVE the holidays! This, however, is not the cause for everyone.

For many, the holidays are simply a super stressful time of year that many would rather skip over altogether. Between shopping for last-minute gifts, a full social calendar of holiday parties, and spending time with people you’d rather not see, the holidays can actually become a bit of a health concern.

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