[caption id="" align="alignright" width="213"]Brain scanning technology is quickly approachi... (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]I have an important rule about multi-tasking: Don’t do it with high brain function activities. I tell my clients this over and over and over. I drive home that point because multi-tasking can end up costing more time in the end or causing you to complete a project in a less than stellar fashion because you were not fully focused on it.So, what do I mean about multi-tasking high brain function activities? You shouldn’t do two things at once which require thought or concentration. Examples:

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"]Waterloo commuters Waterloo commuters (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption]Our goal is to go away on vacation at least once per year. It never fails that while we’re abroad, we develop wild fantasies about how sweet life would be if we lived elsewhere.I realize that we’re not alone in these musings when we talk to other folks who dream big dreams when they’re on vacation.

[caption id="attachment_517" align="alignright" width="225"]Wayna Picchu, Peru Indiana Jones would love this place! Wayna Picchu, Peru. Photo by Helene Segura[/caption]If you’re looking for a good guide book that has travel tips for Peru, Lonely Planet covered the country well. (I’m a big Rick Steves fan, but he sticks to Europe). If you’re looking for a travel company to take care of everything, contact

[caption id="attachment_513" align="alignright" width="300"]Enjoying the view of Machu Picchu in Peru. Photo by Helene Segura. Enjoying the view of Machu Picchu in Peru. Photo by Helene Segura.[/caption]Peru is an amazing country full of contradictions. It is very poor, with shanty towns dotting the landscape and education out of reach for many. Yet it is rich in history and most famous for Machu Picchu and the Nazca Lines. It is a glorious place to visit, especially if you’re prepared. So, here are my top three survival tips for Peru.