Category: Work-Life Balance

Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

~by Wendy Dessler ~ Do you feel like work has begun to consume your life? If so, you aren’t alone. However, it’s not only the time you spend working that is impacting your health. Other factors such as job satisfaction, feelings of appreciation, your work environment, outside responsibilities and your commute can impact your health in…
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How to Get More Done in Less Time

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Most people wish there were more hours in a day. I once opened a problem ticket at my old job to ask for more hours, but somehow that request was denied.   If I can’t get more hours in a day, then I want to certainly get more stuff done…
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Sleep- Mom’s Secret Addiction

Sleep. I love Sleep.  I’m sure most people wonder *IF* I ever sleep.  When I ever sleep.  Actually, Sleep is one of my favorite things in the world.  It helps you get well when you’re sick. It restores your energy, and sometimes the world is just a better world after a good nap.  I think…
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5 Tips for Keeping Sane in the Face of Insanity

Sometimes life comes really fast.  Sometimes it’s like a fun house, gone mad, or a roller coaster ride that seems impossible to get off of.  Keeping sane in midst of the insanity is not always easy to do, and many times is downright impossible.  This week, I’ve been balancing work, Girl Scout Cookies, my Concentration…
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Are You Addicted to Busyness? Take the Busyness Test.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ We shame people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol, but as a culture, we’ve actually normalized and even praised our common Addiction to Busyness. We expect successful people to be busy, so we present a persona of busyness in order to be perceived as successful. This “busyness,” writes author Tim Krieder…
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Sharpen the Saw

Sharpen the Saw, is the Seventh of Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  It literally means that you should take the time to rest, relax, and unwind to be able to perform at your best.  For me, that’s difficult to do. I know that I should get my regular sleep, and while that can…
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Understanding Why You Are Addicted to Busyness

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In technologically wired society, multitasking has become an expectation, but we’ve taken this Puritanical work ethic to an extreme, to the point that busyness has become a seeming hallmark of success! In our previous Leadership Girl post on being Addicted to Busyness, we explored the first step toward tackling your Addiction to Busyness –…
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7 Habits

One of my favorite books of all time is “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey.  I find myself referring back to the book time after time.  The lessons that it teaches, and the habits that it describes are effective both in the business world, as well as in my personal…
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Addicted to Busyness? Just Say No.

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ In our faced paced, 24×7 culture, Addicted to Busyness Syndrome (ATBS) has become an unspoken epidemic, most commonly among women. Women, especially those of us in business for ourselves, are expected to have it all – to be successful entrepreneurs, to raise a family, maintain a beautiful home, keep a robust social…
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Parenting is a Full-time Job. Is it Time for Help?

~by Meg Powell~ Parenting these days is a full time job. If you are a mother and have ever felt that you just couldn’t get it all done, you are not alone. Between working and managing your household, managing the various activities of the children, homework, providing meals, cleaning up and returning all the weekly…
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