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5 Facts That Show What Life is Like for Working Caregivers

July is National Sandwich Generation month—a time to recognize the sacrifices made by those caring for young children and aging parents. Many of these men and women must also attempt to hold down a jo…

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10 Reasons Working From Home is Better for You (& Your Boss)

Day after day you show up faithfully to work, plop your stuff down in your cramped cubicle, and endure endless interruptions by fellow colleagues. You pay an insane amount of money for a simple turkey…

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How to Balance Work & Child Care This Summer

As we head towards summer, the time is fast approaching when children will be out of school and home all day, every day. For working parents, whether you work in an office or out of your house, the ki…

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5 Things to Consider if Work is Taking Over Your Life

If your work involves a lot of emailing and phone calls, modern technology has made it possible to actually carry your job with you wherever you go (in the form of the cell phone in your pocket). But …

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Why You’re NOT Going to Find Work-Life Balance

The biggest issue people have when trying to schedule their upcoming week is they are attempting to bring this “Work-Life Balance” theory into the realm of reality. The thing is, this “Work-Life Ba…

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Why Women Are Taking Retreats

Ask a girlfriend what they are doing for vacation, and you are likely to be immediately corrected. They are not going on vacation this year! This year they are off to take a retreat and often it is …

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3 Keys to Staying Healthy While Working Hard

I am probably not the best person to ask about work-life balance, because, frankly, I work all the time. I get up early, do my morning practice (a mini yoga/meditation/reflection routine that can r…

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Can Women Have it All – Really?

Recently, I had a fascinating conversation about the concept that women can have it all. Ever since the women's movement of the 1970s, we have been told that we can have both professional fulfillment …

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Can Women Have it All?

I had a fascinating conversation with a co-worker last week about the idea that women can have it all. We can have high-powered careers and be dedicated to spending time with our families. I believe t…

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Everything You Think You Know About Beating Stress is Wrong

Read on for six smart new strategies to start de-stressing now. By Daryn Eller, Prevention If deep breaths, weekly yoga classes, and venting to your friends aren't helping you relax, you have pl…

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