As friends and family gather around the Thanksgiving table, we recognize how truly grateful we are. We are grateful we have such wonderful friends and family and that they could be with us to celebrate. We are grateful that our health is better than it could be. While we miss friends and family who could not be with us, we raise a glass in their honor and cherish the memories we are creating with those joining us. One of the reasons we can enjoy our time together is that we’ve prepared. The … [Read more...] about Planning to Enjoy Thanksgiving
I’m going to preface this with asking a few questions. How many of you find it difficult to separate your work life from your home life? How many of you only take time off from work when you’re deathly ill? How many of you feel drained of energy? If you raised your hand or if the little voice in your head is yelling ME, then you probably need a break! I am the type of person who can have my work email on my phone, but when I am home can completely separate it. My motto when I see an email on … [Read more...] about Give Me A Break!
Summer is in full swing. Some days it leaves us running from A/C to A/C, other days we roll the windows down and let the breeze fill the car. We breathe a sigh of relief when we take the accidental turn to go by the neighborhood grade school and remember that there won’t be a crossing guard and kids clogging traffic. Then we think back to our days in school and reminisce on one big difference: we no longer get three months off from our regular gig. Instead, if we’re lucky, we have paid time off … [Read more...] about Vacation in Today’s Climate