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work life balance

Making Lemonade From Lemons

Things are weird right now.  Really weird! Uncertainty is not just a personal feeling at the moment, it is shared by people across the globe.  In these difficult times, It would be easy to give in to negative thoughts, fear of…

Crayons and Conference Calls

Crayons and Conference Calls Suddenly, 80% of the country is under stay-at-home orders thanks to COVID-19. For those of us fortunate enough to still be employed, many have never worked from home. And it's a different skillset. As a mom…

The Art of the Work-Life Balancing Act

Finding perspective and balance for your 24/7 and 4 questions. Wake up. Go to work. Rush out. Head to class. Go home. Do homework. Sleep. Repeat. This is what my schedule looked like for three years while I was completing

Family Vacations Provide Stress Relief and Bonding

Work-life balance and family vacation benefits. Brought to you by Crystal Cruises Work-life balance. It sounds like a great idea but working parents know it’s more of an ideal than reality. Achieving work-life balance it a little…

Venture Out of the Office to Decompress

How vacations—whether stay-at-home or aboard a luxurious cruise ship—can improve business operations. Brought to you by Crystal Cruises Worker burnout can and does happen—and the business results can be deleterious. Productivity,…

Creating Space to Re-energize the Self and Business

Learn to deal with burnout as a form of change In this piece I talk about burnout and change, as I see interconnectedness between the two. Burnout is an internal experience, linked to the external world. It changes motivations, energy and…

6 Tips for Career Success

Here are 6 career tips, habits that I adopted based on Stephen R. Covey's great advice. When it comes to career tips and success, it's hard to think of a better career advice checklist than Stephen R. Covey's "The 7 Habits of

Work Travel + Life = Chaos?

Some ways to address Balancing Life and Work Travel Traveling has always been my passion, traveling for work seemed like the natural flow for me, I have been doing it for 10 years in different levels of intensity.

Business Leader, “Heal Thyself”

As a business owner your health is paramount, take steps and take care to "Heal Thyself" Editors note: Part I of an ongoing series on health and wellness by Dr. Eduardo Montaña, MD, MPH, MBA   Ancient scholars implored

My Art, Passion and Work

How I invigorate my creativity outside of work As a driven, success-oriented professional, it's easy to get swept up in your career aspirations and lose sight of much else. Before you know it, your job consumes you. But while…