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…
It happens to everyone — sometimes life stinks (or at least seems to). Here’s some of my best advice for how to get yourself out of a funk — or at the very least, how to keep your spirits high if life.
Fun questions for today: have you tried different meditation apps or different forms of meditation? What are you liking right now? Have you found meditation and mindfulness to help with stress, focus, and productivity? There’s a lot of noise about the benefits of meditation these days — managing stress and anxiety! increased focus! neuroplasticity! closing your tabs! … Read More about The Best Meditation Apps (That Aren’t Headspace)
Here’s a question for you guys: how do YOU deal with overwhelm? Whether it’s that end of the day feeling of “gaaaah I have so much more to do,” that “looming doom” feeling that always preceded finals or other big career events, or other forms of overwhelm, what do you do to calm yourself and … Read More about How Do YOU Deal With Overwhelm?
Reader M had a question about post-interview anxiety, something I notice coming up in the comment threads a lot… I had a second round interview this week, and I’m waiting to hear back. The job is working in-house for a big company. Their legal team is spread throughout their offices, so my first interview was … Read More about Dealing with Anxiety (Post-Interview Or Otherwise)
2018 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about the benefits of meditation for business women, but you may also want to check out our recent discussions of the best meditation apps for working women, as well as how to deal with overwhelm. Ladies, do you meditate? I’ve never found the time to learn … Read More about The Benefits Of Meditation for Businesswomen
2019 Update: We still think this is a great discussion about the best ways to relax after a stressful day, but you may also want to check out our recent discussion of how do you deal with overwhelm, as well as how to make the most of your evenings. Here’s a fun topic: what are the … Read More about The Best Ways to Relax After A Stressful Day
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to stop overthinking and worrying about the future, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how do you deal with overwhelm. What are your best tips to stop yourselves from overthinking, readers? How can you work through anxiety and … Read More about How to Stop Overthinking/Worrying About the Future
Drinking and drug use can be a problem for anyone, but there have been a number of stories lately about how it’s particularly a problem for lawyers. (We’ve also talked in the past about how there are many high-achieving women who drink too much, too, and there was a great Medium post by Kristi Coulter … Read More about Open Thread: On Drinking Too Much, Jobs That Encourage Drinking, and Drinking Because of Job-Related Stress
Something I’ve noticed a LOT of friends doing lately is backing away from social media. I’ve been doing a partial social media break, since as a blogger I can’t really take a total break — but I’ve definitely modified my consumption. So let’s talk about it: What are you doing with the extra time if … Read More about How to Take a Partial Social Media Break
A great roundup of posts to help you look more polished, appreciate more and stress less, organize, grow your career, socialize more, save more, pay down debt, learn about personal finance, eat better, and move more!
What kinds of hobbies do you like to take part in after work and on weekends? (We’re talking about offline activities here — no computers required/allowed!) This is the first in a series of occasional posts where we’ll take a look at how to pick up various hobbies. Today we’re talking about coloring books for adults, an activity that has exploded in … Read More about Hobby Wednesday: Coloring Books for Adults