The ‘Busy’ Trap (and my dirty little secret)

"You’re so busy!" "What have you been so busy with?" "Try to fit me in a few months down the line when you have time." "You’re crazy…always doing stuff." "Call me! Where are you?" I get these comments said to me a lot, and I can’t think of many things that are more personally irritating. … Continue reading The ‘Busy’ Trap (and my dirty little secret)

Why People in Cities Walk Fast

This graph made from an observational study in 1976 started the theory, which has become more developed over time. As one possible explanation for the relationship between city size and foot speed, the researchers suggested that economic factors might play a key role. When a city grows larger, they wrote, wage rate and cost of… Continue reading Why People in Cities Walk Fast