Work/Life Balance

The traditional 9-to-5 routine doesn’t work for everyone, and companies are learning to accommodate that. Whether it’s the option to work from home, or more flexible hours, you may be able to negotiate a new setup for your work hours.
Want to reach a higher state of calm and efficiency? Frame that long difficult shift with completely positive vibes.
Long-term discomfort, doctor’s appointments, absenteeism … these things interrupt the flow of our work experience and become so noticeable to our colleagues that we’re better off illuminating our situation. Keep these tips in mind.
A good night’s sleep helps with job performance, but do you know just how much sleep really counts? Here are the top warning signs you need more than a nap, courtesy of Nectar.
Vacation is your time to relax and get away from your typical life at home and at work. So when your vacation time rolls around, don’t let these common mistakes ruin your relaxation.
Sometimes it’s unavoidable: You’ve just got to have your child with you in the office to get past a spot where there’s no caregiver available. Here’s how to handle it.
When your level of fitness has a big impact on your brain’s health and cognitive function, but you have a sedentary 9-to-5 job, how can you incorporate more exercise into your day?

3 ways to just plain worry less

March 1, 2018 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Worrying can be exhausting after a while, so it’s important to learn how to manage it. Workplace writer Jessica Stillman offers these tips to help you.

Should you disclose personal info?

February 5, 2018 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

There aren’t many personal situations that you’re legally required to reveal to your employer. Still, say experts, it’s usually a good idea to disclose personal situations that could affect your attendance or performance on the job.

How to take no-guilt vacation time

February 5, 2018 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

If you’re nervous about taking time off from your job, Caroline Ceniza-Levine, writing at Forbes, offers these suggestions.

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.