February 2012 will have 29 days this year. Leap Day has many superstitions and traditions, such as women proposing marriage. Here are a few morsels you might find interesting before digging into that stack of work. What are you going to do with your extra day this year?
The Myth of the Eight-Hour Sleep
Maybe you’ll be sleeping for that extra Leap Day this year. But according to a recent study, eight hours of sleep a night may not be ideal for everyone. How much sleep do you get a night? Leave a comment and tell us. Thanks to Linda Hoang @lindork in Edmonton, Alberta, for this tidbit of knowledge.
This Leap Day, Organize Your Office
Why waste an extra day? Why not use it to get your office organized? Here are five tips you can use to regain control of your work space. This one comes courtesy of @OFMINC, an office and school furniture company in North Carolina.
Banish The Words!
Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan (home of the Soo Locks), has published its 2012 List of Banished Words. Some may or may not be in your vocabulary, and others you may want to eliminate yourself. What’s your favorite on the list? Have a term that should be added? Here’s your chance to chime in and be heard.
Video of the Week
Our video of the week takes us back to that golden era of the 40’s and swing dancing. If you’re looking for a way to stay in shape this winter, dancing is a fun way to work out.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? How will you spend your extra day this year? Do you have a favorite Leap Day tradition of your own? Leave a comment and let us know. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)