The New Year provides an opportunity to improve your career, finances, and life. Get started by doing a year-end assessment and then create goals for the New Year. Consider taking action to automate tasks, balance work/life, control budgets, de-clutter desktops, and manage time. Below are links to resources to help you get organized for the New Year. Apps - Calendaring , Note Taking , Project Management , and To Do Lists Articles - Cutting Resolutions to Size , Finding Joy , Getting More Done , Organizing Your Life , Volunteering , Year-End Planning , and Strategizing Checklists - Sample checklists for Companies , Individuals , New Year , and Personal Finance Goals - Sample goals for Business , Career , Home , Investing , Life , and Organizing Podcasts - NPR podcasts to improve your Career and Life
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Getting the Covid vaccine reduces the risk of hospitalization and death, but doesn’t eliminate the chance of getting a mild case. Covid will remain a significant health risk until a majority of the population is vaccinated later this year. Meantime, stay safe by avoiding non-essential travel, dining at home, exercising outdoors, shopping on-line, and streaming entertainment . Continue working remotely and maintaining personal hygiene by distancing, hand washing, and masking. Improve indoor air quality at your home and office by ventilating with outdoor air and using UV air cleaners . Check the status of the vaccine rollout in your state and it’s impact on herd immunity . Learn how to get vaccinated in your area by using AARP’s state-by-state directory . Read articles about life after vaccination , Covid’s future as an endemic , and long-term health problems caused by Covid . Consult resources at Covid websites maintained by the CDC , Mayo Clinic , NIH , WebMD , an