17 Tips for Keeping Your Sanity Through the Upcoming Holidays

‘Tis the season, folks. Yep. It’s coming. The holiday season brings joy, festivities, friends, and family. But for many, it also brings anxiety, added stress, and full-blown migraines. So, how are you planning to keep your sanity through the hectic nature of gifts, budgets, and Aunt Carole’s Jell-O mold? Find your bliss this holiday season in the little things. And follow these tips for keeping yourself merry and bright through the new year. 1. Planning Ahead for Everything You Can For me, it’s all about checklists. Meal prepping for even four or six guests at a time requires serious time management. But then there are gifts and counting the little ones who need toys, new socks, and Fortnite V-Bucks. It’s

We Don’t See the Very Lenses Through Which We Look

(And other things I learned from my HS civics teacher) Let’s get deep for a minute. Like, deep thoughts and serious reflection. Sometimes, life calls for it, too. It’s not hard to get sidetracked and caught up in the day-to-day hustle and lose sight of your long-term goals and your current trajectory to reach them. And as an adult, you might start realizing some of the challenges you face are best solved by life lessons learned years ago. But you can’t get to those ah-ha moments without a little peace and solitude to reflect. Today, I’ll share a few of my life lesson moments that stick with me, even now, as a professional in business, as a mom, as a

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life

How do you show up to work? What is your mindset as you approach another workout? How are you feeling when you return home to your spouse at the end of a long day? Life can either be by design or by default. We can easily carry our feelings from one domain into another. This is usually counterproductive. Just because things aren’t going well at work doesn’t mean they aren’t going well at home, or vice versa. The best thing we can do is check in with ourselves periodically and monitor our attitudes, because changing our attitude can change our lives. The Strangest Secret In his classic and essential personal development speech, The Strangest Secret, radio speaker and author Earl

Why Some People Cause Problems At Work

Does it seem like some coworkers, employees and colleagues just like to stir up trouble and frustration? There could be some common things going on that lead them to act this way.

How To Set Boundaries At Work

It’s important to set boundaries in life. Including at work. With coworkers, vendors and even with your boss.

How To Find Joy In Your Work

Happiness at work goes a long way toward a good life. Things don’t have to be perfect. And some things are out of your control. But often you can find ways to see the best of it all.

Need To Change Your Routine? 4 Small Shifts That Make a Big Difference

A routine is there to serve you. When we forget this, bad things happen, because we end up serving our routine without any sense of why we’re doing it. Change is critical to your well-being and even to your productivity. Here we’ll look at a few small, practical shifts you can make that will make a big difference. 1. Take More Breaks The busier you get, the more projects you add to your queue, the longer your to-do list, the greater the temptation there will be to stretch out your workday to accommodate pressing deadlines. But study after study shows this could be more detrimental to your productivity than you even realize. Taking breaks at regular intervals can boost your