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“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are”
E.E. Cummings

Staying Motivated

Even if you have a career you love, sometimes it can be easy for your workflow to feel stagnate, leading to boredom at your job. If you’ve truly found your passion, there are a few things you can do to re-ignite your inspiration. Work Harder Going that extra mile can sometimes go a long way toward making you feel accomplished, even if you feel like [...]

Work and Life

It’s pretty easy to gauge if your job has too big of a presence in your life. Do you feel like you don’t get much time to yourself, or that you never see your friends and family? Do you catch yourself thinking about work when you’re on your own time?  Do you miss out on doing fun activities because of your career? If any of [...]

Planners You Need to Try

Planners keep evolving, trying to fit the needs of every lifestyle. Those that love physical holding their schedule could get lost in all the options. Digital planners have a little less flexibility, but there are still many to choose from. There are benefits to both types. Weigh out the pros and cons of each and see which will help you balance your professional and personal [...]

Work Life Balance

Do you struggle to balance your personal life with your work life? It’s important to build in the balance in your life for a healthier, happier you. Some ways to do that are to schedule downtime, exercise, pick activities that relax you, and rethink your errands.   Too often, we schedule our appointments, children’s activities, and even vacations. How often do we schedule downtime, a [...]

Five Ways to Make Your Work-life Balance Work for You

We praise the ease and convenience of being able to reach anyone or anything at anytime with our phones, emails, text messages, video calls, but at the same time, we recognize that this ease of access can break down the balance between our work life and personal life. The work day is rarely a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. deal, especially with last minute questions [...]

Supporting your Loved Ones who Hate their Jobs

The likelihood is high that you have someone in your life who consistently complains about their job. It can be hard to determine what an appropriate response should be in these situations. Here are a few tips to help you support the people in your life who are struggling professionally. Ask Questions You're friend or family member is going to find a way to bring [...]

Motivational Quotes to Get You Through the Work Week

There is no shame in needing motivational quotes to get you through a week. Work can be hard. It can feel overwhelming, frustrating and just plain boring at times. If you find yourself struggling and needing a little pick-me-up, check out these five quotes to help you kick start your motivation.   “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you [...]

Productivity with the Pomodoro

When confronted with interruptions and competing responsibilities, it can be difficult to effectively manage our time. Believe it or not, a kitchen timer may be your secret to a more productive day. The Pomodoro method is a productivity system that helps with time management and task completion.   In the 1980s, Francesco Cirillo developed a technique inspired by his kitchen timer shaped like a tomato, [...]

Adulting 101

Wouldn't it have been nice to have a class in high school that taught us how to get it together? Well I didn't, but there are a few things we can do to make our adult lives a little easier.   Build your credit. Look at your credit report and pay the things that may be lowering your number. The FTC recommends going to annualcreditreport.com [...]

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