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Category Archives: Worklife Balance

4 Things to Think About As You Prepare For the Weekend

If you are one of the many who can’t wait to get the heck out of the office and start enjoying your weekend, then you’ll want to read this. Why are you still in a job that you no longer feel fulfilled in? You can no longer use the economy as an excuse. No, it’s […]

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Make Time To Stop And Smell The Cherry Blossoms

Many of us are running around like chickens with our heads cut off. So much so, that we miss out on the best that life has to offer. I’ve traveled around the world (more than once), yet I had never seen the world famous Cherry Blossoms in Washington, DC. As luck would have it, my […]

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The Secret is Out: What’s Behind All Those Successful Business Women

The world is about to get richer for Facebook’s COO, Sheryl Sandberg, who according to Facebook’s filing last week, made nearly $31 million last year, including base salary, bonus and $30.5 million in stock awards. She owns 1.9 million shares in the company and an additional 39 million in restricted stock options. If Facebook goes […]

Also posted in Careers, Mentoring, Women in Business

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New Year’s Resolutions

I'm making only one New Year's resolution this year. I suggest you do the same. My resolution is to not make any resolutions this year. Why? Because New Year's resolutions don't work. Research shows that 80% of all people who make resolutions fall off the wagon by Valentine's Day. I'm not surprised by this statistic, […]


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Back Off

I know you aren't supposed to think of work-related items when you are attending a yoga class, but sometimes I can't help myself. My yoga instructor was suggesting that if we were pushing ourselves too far and were not getting the results that we had hoped to get, that we back off.  Being the good […]


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Chilaxin

It's official. Two and a half weeks before we are forced to abide by the school schedule. I will be chillaxin over the next few weeks in preparation for this transition. This way, I'll be well rested and can deal with the routine of carpools, homework sessions and after-school activities that wear me out, even […]


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The True Meaning of Life Balance

Taylor Swift My nine-year old daughter has been a huge fan of Taylor Swift, since she can remember. She was quite disappointed when recently we were unable to secure tickets for Taylor’s performance at this year’s Houston Livestock Rodeo. Seems like my daughter is part of a huge fan base. For those of you who […]


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