Tag: balance

Thank You Note

5 Tips to Pay it Forward in the Workplace

Some of my favorite things in life are random acts of kindness and paying it forward.  In this post, I’ll talk about ways to pay it forward in the workplace.

Family at a Restaurant

5 Tips for Working Parent Balance

As a working mom with four kids, balance is a never-ending challenge. I have demands constantly pulling me in every single direction. To get to a state of balance, try these tips for working parents.

"Don't Tell Me It's Impossible" Statue

Don’t Tell Me It’s Impossible

One of the recurring themes in my life is people telling me things aren’t possible. Don’t tell me that it’s impossible, just because you can’t imagine doing something.

"Real Life Struggles of a Business Woman That No One Talks About" Woman's Silhouette

Real Life Struggles of a Business Woman That No One Talks About

Everyone knows problems in the workplace abound for women in business: day-to-day discrimination, the fight to secure funding for endeavors they’re passionate about, and queen bees buzzing about waiting for other girls to succumb to burnout. What no one will tell you is that when women entrepreneurs leave the office, the struggles don’t stop. They just follow us home. And no one ever tells you what happens there.

"7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work" Blue Background

7 Tips for Maintaining a Professional Attitude at Work

Sometimes, maintaining that professional attitude at work is very difficult indeed.  While it may be temporarily satisfying to tell someone what you really think in the heat of the moment, it is not necessarily in your best interest to do so.

"Career or Family Time – Which is More Important? Is There a Way to Balance?" Hummingbirds

Career or Family Time – Which is More Important? Is There a Way to Balance?

Without a balance of both family and career, you will most likely end up with one or the other — not both. I think it’s important to have both in your life in order to be truly happy and fulfilled.

"How to Achieve and Maintain Balance in Everyday Life" Rock Stack

How to Achieve and Maintain Balance in Everyday Life

Since about the early 1990’s, I have been infatuated with the concept of balance. Sometimes it feels as mystical as a unicorn. You know, the very minute you think you have grasped it, POOF, you are overwhelmed and overcommitted to things again! There is no one right way for everyone to achieve balance.

Self-Nourishment Lesson #1: Establish Routines

~by Susan McGuire~ Do you feel you have more to do than you can possibly complete each day? For most women, there’s so much to accomplish every day. As much as women do manage to squeeze into a 24-hour day, they could be considered Super Women. But even a “Super Woman” needs fuel, nourishment and…
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How Do You Deal With Tragedy?

It was a tough week to be a Canadian last week. On Monday, Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent was struck by a hit and run driver in a targeted attack. On Wednesday, Corporal Nathan Cirillo was gunned down in cold blood as he stood guard at the National War Memorial at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Canadians…
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How’s Your Lifestyle Working for You?

by Susan McGuire Lifestyle… What does this mean to you? Everywhere I turn I hear the word “Lifestyle”. It seems to be one of the latest buzz words. But what does it mean? Unfortunately, it has come to mean whatever the person or business wants it to mean. I recently heard about a lifestyle center…
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