It's no secret that most of us we are in front of our screens throughout the day.  Whether it's our phones first thing in the morning (guilty!), laptops and computers at work, tablets for play and then TV to relax, we are inundated by screens! And...

I have a new mantra this year. It goes like this: “Make Space.” So what does that mean exactly? Well, it means a few things, that when I go without it, I really feel my stress-o-meter rise. Without space, I have a hard time getting things done and my productivity-meter starts to...

First off, HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone!  All of us at PBE wish you a happy, healthy and meaningful new year! And you know what the best part of the New Year is?  It’s like a new notebook with a fresh clean page to start the year anew!...

One of the most common issues we hear about lately is eye fatigue, irritation and eye-related headaches, all from too much exposure to screens.  We call this digital eye strain.   And  there are many reasons for this, but it's easier than you to keep your...

Look around. Every store window is glittering with holiday decorations, streets are lined with holiday lights. Invitations for holiday gatherings are coming fast a furious. Without a doubt, the holidays are upon us. And while this is a time of excitement, planning and magic, it can...

I had the pleasure of teaching a workshop at a tech company in New York City.  Digital Detox: Less Stress, More Balance, was the name of the class, and the main thrust was to tackle the challenging scenario that so many of us find ourselves in which...

I am an urban dweller.  In fact, I live in New York City.  Needless to say, spending time in nature (real nature) can be a challenge! But for the past few weeks, I have been in Oregon, (a regular summer occurrence) and have been hiking on...

The truth is, companies spend tens of thousands of dollars each year on amenities like free coffee, tea and snacks.  Others spend hundreds of thousands if not millions per year on perks like free breakfast, lunch and dinner, (some even have free wine and beer on tap!)...

We all know that exercise is good for us.  I can list out all of the amazing health benefits from weight loss, improved health, better sleep, elevated mood, tone and strength to a stronger immune system and the list goes on and on. Yet, so many...

Whether you prefer a manual , electronic, single or multi channel pipette, repetitive pipetting can pose some serious ergonomic challenges which, if you are not careful, can take a serious toll on your body.   And more specifically, repetitive pipetting can cause harm to your shoulders, wrists, hands and thumbs. The...