Work Life Balance: Do You Need To Disconnect?

Work Life Balance: Do You Need To Disconnect?

Have you ever just wanted to disconnect from your day?   I had one of those days this week myself. It was a Monday, big surprise, right? There’s just something about the intensity of Mondays that tend to leave us all feeling a little more stressed than usual. Despite our best of intentions and planning, there always just seems to be more to do on a Monday than most of the other days of the week. Mine started out like most Mondays. Answering emails, phone calls and other social media messages for some of the[…]

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The Psychology of Distractions and How to Beat them

We’ve all been there. You’ve got an important project due and you’ve procrastinated until the last minute, and now you’re frantically trying to get the work done to meet your deadline. I can’t tell you how many papers in college were the result of pulling the infamous “all-nighter” because I waited until the last minute. There was always something else to drag my attention away from the task at hand. Even now, I am easily distracted by cute dog videos when my schedule simply does not allow for it. So, why is it that we[…]

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