Work/Life Balance

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Break the habit of working late

December 7, 2017 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

If you often find yourself working late into the night, you might be damaging your productivity and your health. Here’s some advice to handle late-night work habits.
Harvard University business professor Teresa Amabile wanted to debunk the myths about creativity in the workplace. For years, she ran a diary study of hundreds of employees “to look at creativity in the wild.” Amabile uncovered these myths.

Juggling work and a sick child

November 2, 2017 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

It’s emotionally taxing when your child is sick, and the stress mounts when you have to juggle work on top of that. Here’s some advice for managing work and sick days.
Many people are familiar with the struggle for a healthy work-life balance these days, but studies suggest that constantly worrying about work-life balance may be one of the things that lets harmful stress get to you.
What are the most common foibles that cause promising professionals to fail? These are the traps that can bring you down.
When we are living fully, we feel it. We get the sense that our life is moving along steadily and we take things in stride; we relax enough to feel joy. So why does achieving and maintaining balance seem so difficult?
The loss of someone close may seem doubly hard when you walk into a workplace that isn’t there to comfort you. Here are some tips.
Author and positive-habit coach Maria Brilaki offers some great ways to train your brain and im­­prove its performance today and in the future.
Eliminating all sources of stress in our lives is never going to happen, but minimizing their effect is a completely attainable goal. Psychologist and PsyBlog blogger Jeremy Dean offers research-based tips on how to manage the stress in your life.
Instead of assuming that you’re expected to work extra hours, consider these tips to keep your workload down to 40 hours each week.
The administrative assistants at Whittier College in Whittier, Cali­fornia, support the faculty and students but also stay busy with their outside interests.

Personal crisis joining you at work?

February 2, 2017 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

You can keep your performance up when you’re dealing with tough situations outside your job.

Burnout: Spot it–then overcome it

January 5, 2017 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Three symptoms of burnout, and how to fight it.
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