Category Archives: Work Life Balance

Work Life Separation

We get a quick note on the weekend. “Sorry to bug you about work on a weekend, but I need…” Or a text late at night. “Hey, sorry, I know it is late, but can you send along…” And there was an email … Continue reading

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Here or There?

“Are you here or there?” The question seemed simple enough. The originator was concerned with geography and location. “We are glad you are here.” A simple statement. An appropriate welcome to a meeting. “When will we be there?” One of the most … Continue reading

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Recovery Days

Life can be hectic. Work can be demanding. Our schedules fill up with commitments. This endless sea of activity will take its toll. Our bodies wear down. We become sick. Our creativity decreases. We go through the motions like empty shells. Our … Continue reading

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Time

Yesterday was the first day wearing my watch in almost two years.  This watch had been sitting dormant because of its need for some major repairs.  For most people, a watch is just a way to keep track of time, … Continue reading

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Learning to Say NO!

(Image Courtesy of Sharon Young: Thanks Sharon!) Learning to say “No” is not always easy.  People ask us to agree to things all the time. “Will you help out on this committee?” “Can we get together soon?” “Will you watch … Continue reading

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Collective Challenge Day 9 (a new week, a new opportunity)

For those of you keeping track there was no post for Day 8.  I took the day off to rest because I was tired.  I hope each of you took the day off, rested, and are ready for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Work

Work.  Sometimes it can feel as if life is passing you as each day blends into the next.  I was talking about this a lot with a friend when two events happened. 1.  We got to participate in a creative … Continue reading

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