Finding Balance

Work Life Balance Outside the US

Work Life Balance Outside the US

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

When we discuss strides toward work-life balance in the United…

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Lie

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Lie

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

Having it all. Finding work-life balance. However you put it…

What’s the Deal With Life Coaching?

What’s the Deal With Life Coaching?

As a life coach for more than 20 years, I have developed a few funny, anecdotal ways of describing what I do when people ask. One client calls me a Spiritual Accountant — taking inventory of her inner workings and…

I Can’t Work When My Kids Are on Summer Break

I Can’t Work When My Kids Are on Summer Break

Last week, my Facebook feed began to overflow with adorable snapshots of smiling children sporting freshly combed hair, new clothes, and shiny lunchboxes. It’s still summer, but in many places the back-to-school rush has already started…

How to Raise Kids and Be a Freelancer

How to Raise Kids and Be a Freelancer

I was still six years away from having kids when I left my job as the assistant director of a social service agency in 2003. In fact, kids weren't on my mind at all. "If I have…

A New Way to Talk to Your Children About Money

A New Way to Talk to Your Children About Money

Does talking with your children about money merely involve you saying no to a purchase? If discussing finances with your children is not something you typically engage in, try this fun, new way to start teaching them the importance of…

6 Myths About Working From Home

6 Myths About Working From Home

I’ve spent three years working from home. Despite making a living from the desk in my living room (or, very occasionally, my bed), I encounter a slew of misconceptions every time I discuss my work arrangements. Here are…

How Can I Achieve Work-Life Balance?

How Can I Achieve Work-Life Balance?

I am going through a lot of transition. In June I started a job as a staff attorney for a reputable nonprofit in Maryland — and hated it. I got married in August and figured I would stick it out…

Going back to work after kids

Going back to work after kids

I've been a stay-at-home mom for 10 years. Now that my children are getting a little older, I’ve found I can handle a job and a home. I've been on our school…