Archive for May 2015

Mean Girls in the Corner Office

In my first several jobs, I met women who wanted me to succeed. Whether or not they were assigned to supervise or mentor me, they stood with me, made sure I learned company culture and showed me how to excel at my work. As far as they were concerned, if I did well, it was…

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Your Exit Strategy

Last week we talked about your job, which includes the hours you invest to do it, the salary you receive and whether the position brings you joy. In answering some simple questions about your work, maybe you felt the need to consider making changes. Well change is hard. You’re in a routine. You know where…

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5 Questions to Ask about Your Job

Do you like your job? Do you have a good salary and good benefits? If you became independently wealthy tomorrow and all of your current and future expenses were covered, would you continue going to that job? Do you look forward to getting up and going to work every morning or do you dread it?…

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My Imperfect Mother

This is the time of year when there will be TV programs, articles and social media posts about saintly mothers who kept immaculate homes, started businesses and baked cookies in their spare time. For several years I had conflicting feelings surrounding Mother’s Day. My mother struggled with untreated depression, anxiety and alcoholism for most of…

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Summer Slim Down?

I’ve seen many social media posts about slimming down for summer. I believe that we should aim for wellness forever, not being slim for a season. When you aim for a certain weight by a certain time, you put yourself on a roller coaster. You diet, lose weight, return to your old habits and regain…

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