One of the things that came up in the comments on our diets for busy women post was the idea of prepping meals and snacks on Sunday for the week ahead — and I’ve read a ton of advice saying that you should steal an hour during the weekend to review the major tasks you need to accomplish in … Read More about Weekend Prep for Monday: Do You Do It?
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about summer workouts, but you may also want to check out some of our more recent posts on exercise and busy women, including gym near the office etiquette tips. When it’s hot and muggy out, it can be difficult to stick to your regular workout routine, … Read More about Summer Workouts: Open Thread
Today was supposed to be part two of our suits roundup but, well, it’s taking too long and I don’t want to slap something up half-finished. So here’s an interesting question that came up yesterday in the comments — can you wear denim for going out clothes after 25? Is there an age limit, or is … Read More about Going Out Clothes After 25
Reader C has a great question about work/life balance — and keeping a standing therapy appointment without being perceived as lazy. I can’t wait to hear the readers’ tips on making time for therapy! Here’s her question: Hi! I’m a newer BigLaw associate. The stress of the job has caused my mental health to take … Read More about Making Time for Therapy
Have you ever tried to hire a personal trainer? Did you find it was a good experience, a mediocre one, or a bad one? Do you have any tips for others on how to hire a personal trainer and get the best experience possible?
For today’s post in our (very occasional) Home series, let’s talk about the best cookware and kitchen appliances. What is your favorite cookware to use? Is there any particular pan or kitchen device that you find you absolutely must have? Psst: Good job, ladies — after we last discussed the best sheets and the best towels, I’m … Read More about The Best Cookware and Kitchen Appliances
How do you find out about professional organizations that could be a good fit for you and your goals? How do you decide which organizations to join, whether for networking in your niche, business development/new clients, or just better opportunities? Ladies, what are your best tips for finding worthwhile professional organizations? Psst: We’ve also looked at volunteering and … Read More about Finding and Joining Professional Organizations
How do you meet new friends and other professionals to add to your social network? Reader K wonders about the old-fashioned, “IRL” methods and other best tips for how to meet new friends and network.. Like many of your readers, I am graduating from law school in May and will be moving to a big … Read More about How to Make New Friends and Network
It’s tough to find enough time for friends if you have a demanding job — when you have a really busy schedule, making sure you socialize and maintain relationships requires some creative problem-solving and planning. While we’ve discussed how to fit in basic things like planning meals and cooking, doing household chores, scheduling appointments, and working out, we haven’t talked about how to fit … Read More about 10 Ways to Make Time for Friends When You Work a Lot
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Joining a nonprofit board allows you to lend a hand for a good cause, build your professional network, develop your skills, and even advance your career. But what is the best way to get on a board — and how should you evaluate board membership opportunities to determine whether a particular organization is the right one for you? We’ve … Read More about How to Get on a Board
2018 Update: While we still stand by these slow cooker recipes for busy women, you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of 5 all-day crockpot recipes (right alongside 5 super fast Instant Pot recipes!). When we were doing our roundup of posts to help with your resolutions, I realized it’s been too long since we … Read More about Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Women