How to Fall Back in Love with Your Job

February 14 , 2018

With February upon us, staying immune to some variation of the "winter blues" becomes almost as difficult as avoiding the flu. A general sense of restlessness and discontent may try to worm its way into various facets of your life, including your career. Or, perhaps, after the buzz and...

Filed Under: Attitude, Happiness, Psychology, Self Reflection

Simple Ways to Stretch Out Your Summer Vacation

August 18 , 2016

Recently, my boyfriend and I completed a one-week road trip from the California Redwoods to Portland, Oregon. When I returned to work and everyone asked how my trip was, rather than responding with the typical “Too fast,” I responded that it was great. Lazy, hazy days these were not. We did so...

Filed Under: Happiness, summer vacation, Psychology, psychology, Vacation, vacation

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

October 15 , 2015

It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.

Filed Under: Attitude, branding, Career Advice, Decision Making, decision making, Good Habits, good habits, Happiness, Professional Development, Success, success

How Positivity Makes You Healthy and Successful

October 08 , 2015

When faced with setbacks and challenges, we’ve all received the well-meaning advice to “stay positive.” The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It’s hard to find the motivation to focus on the positive when positivity seems...

Filed Under: Attitude, behavior in the workplace, Decision Making, focus, Good Habits, good habits, Happiness, health, positivity, Psychology, psychology, Success, success

7 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

September 03 , 2015

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for self-growth. Whether they're dealing with financial setbacks, health problems, or workplace difficulties, mentally strong people...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, best advice, Decision Making, decision making, good habits, Happiness, professional development, Stress, stress management

Top 5 Reasons Employees Love Their Boss - and How to Be More Loved

July 30 , 2015

According to a study from Gallup, fully half of all employees in the U.S. have left a job because of problems with their manager.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Good Habits, Happiness, leadership and management, Leadership and Management, teams

Time Management: 4 Keys To Avoiding Work-Related Stress

October 23 , 2014

In some workplaces, stress is considered normal. However, excessive stress may negatively affect your productivity and personal health. The way you deal with stress can make a difference. Many people assume that they don’t have any control over their work environment. Yes, you can’t control...

Filed Under: Good Habits, good habits, Happiness, stress, Productivity, productivity, Stress

3 Ways To Increase Your Job Satisfaction

July 31 , 2014

Although it’s no secret that many of us feel less than fulfilled in our work life, a Gallup poll recently revealed that a mere 13% of employees worldwide are actually engaged.

Filed Under: Career Advice, Happiness, Insights, insights, Your Career, your career

4 Simple Steps To A Happier, Heartier Mind at work

July 28 , 2014

Are you a busy bee but don't feel you're flying high? Frantic activity doesn't always feel good or work great. Here are four simple steps that help me in moving to a calmer, more productive and happier state of mind at work.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Happiness, Insights, insights, Your Career, your career

Beyond The Paycheck: What We Wish For

April 03 , 2014

Plenty of studies show that pay increases only serve as a short-term performance motivator.

Filed Under: Career & Money, Dreams, dreams, Expectations, expectations, Happiness