Tag Archives: work-life balance

7 Things Every Postgraduate Needs to Do ASAP (Other Than Get a Job)

Yes, getting a job is important—but don’t waste this time fretting over your computer screen. My graduation with a degree in philosophy was tainted with trepidation about the future. With a six-month deadline before my student loan payments kicked in and the threat of living with my parents for life hanging over my head, I was...
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3 Tips for Maximizing Motivation

The underpinning of many of our successes in life is ultimately the effort we put forth. Most of us are talented and capable individuals who – when we put in maximum effort – will ultimately emerge successfully from the vast majority of our undertakings. While being a professional basketball player may be something no amount...
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Key Mental Skills To Succeed In Wellness And In Life

As all of us know all too well, life is a rollercoaster. There are invariably up’s and down’s – we all go through challenges that result in detours – a change at work, a family member needs us or some other personal point of inflection. The tectonic plates of our lives are constantly shifting and...
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10 Ways to Change the Way You Deal With Stress

The way we deal with stress is often learned. We saw our parents handle disappointment, financial woes or crisis in a particular way and our young minds soaked it up. Even as adults, we take note on how to react when we see our boss or mentor behave in a certain way. It...

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Job = Life

If you are a typical full-time, working American, you probably spend nearly 70% of your day sleeping or working. The average American (ages 25-54 with children) spends 8.7 hours working each weekday. This doesn't include any commute time either. When more than 2/3 of your day is spent working or sleeping, you really should...
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