Finding Happiness Within Each Work Day

February 05 , 2019

One of my mom’s favorite stories to tell us as children was the tale of the traveler and the three bricklayers.

Filed Under: ambition, Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, Best Advice, motivation, Career Advice, Happiness, Professional Development

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

11 Smarter Ways to Tackle Mondays for an Awesome Week

September 12 , 2016

If you dread getting up bright and early and returning to the office every Monday morning, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are better ways to wake up, get energized, and set yourself up for a productive and exciting start to your week.

Filed Under: Good Habits, Happiness, Mondays, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips

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