Readers, what say you — what is the right way to take a mental health day? If you’ve taken a mental health day at work, what was your technique? If you manage people, what have you seen others doing that strikes you as the “right way” to take a mental health day?
What things have you done — big or small — that have improved your life and made you happier? What changes did you make? What did you stop or start doing?
Feeling a bit unmotivated lately? Join the club. Let’s discuss which routines help when you’re burned out at work (and with life in general)!
What life phases can you see if you look at your life? For those of you who’ve been through many phases and now have the benefit of hindsight — what do you wish you’d learned in each phase of life?
If you’ve ever realized you’ve become bored with your life, what did you do, and how did it help? What are your best tips for how to shake things up when you’re bored with life, or in general to overcome personal stagnation?
I recently read about how having a non-verbal hobby is so important, and started thinking about other needs that hobbies might be/could be fulfilling…
Several months ago, I was asked to introduce myself to a group by telling everyone “where I found my inspiration, and where I found my quiet.” The second part has stuck with me and I thought would make an interesting discussion here today…
How do you define happiness — and can you choose to be happy?
There’s a famous quote about how you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. As I get older, I definitely have noticed this, both in good and bad ways. From a simple fashion perspective, if all your friends are buying $1,500 purses, you feel like you’re the thrifty one … Read More about The Effect Close Friends Have on Your Life (And: How to Choose Your Friends)
There was an interesting article in Forbes about how power women wake up early, and commenters seemed interested in talking about it more, so I thought we should explore in an open thread. How early do you get up? What do you do with the time? Any tips that make it easier to get up … Read More about How to Get Up REALLY Early for Me Time
2019 Update: This article was originally published on Nov. 25, 2013. If you originally commented, please copy your original comment and paste it and an update on our new post pondering five-year career goals and generally updating this older post. Where do you think you’ll be in five years? TEN years? How do you think … Read More about Scroll Forward In Your Palm Pilots…
Ladies, do you meditate? I’ve never found the time to learn to meditate myself, always considering it a luxury — but I just got back from an alumni networking event that featured a lot of mini-talks about the benefits of meditation for business women, lawyers, and other executives, and now I’m kind of fascinated. Did … Read More about The Benefits Of Meditation for Businesswomen