Tag: work life balance

The Key to Career/Motherhood Balance? by @ENAMOURstyle

by June Cruz | Featured Contributor This is exactly the type of article I would have clicked on a year and a half ago, while six months pregnant, trying to figure out how I was going to balance a newborn baby and a burgeoning fashion career. As I was excited to welcome our baby girl […]

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Choosing Your Path by @ArtsyShark

by Carolyn Edlund/Featured Contributor My husband and I recently had dinner with several retired couples that we know, and the subject of work came up. It turned out that each person at that dinner had a similar story. They put in long years working at a large company, or for the government. During those years, […]

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Georgia Legislators Ignore FDA and Approve Cannabis Oil by @1000Girlfriends

by Kathy Scott | Featured Contributor As a mom, I wonder sometimes about how much I need to own it on various issues affecting my teen, especially as it relates to marijuana. With the marketing of “medical” marijuana in my home state of Georgia, I’m put at a disadvantage because I know that she’s getting word […]

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Quick Guide: How To Make Life Easier With Negotiation by @DevonMSmiley

by Devon Smiley | Featured Contributor   We’re busy bees. More and more, blending our personal and professional lives is unavoidable. And with so much to juggle, how can we optimize each of them…without sacrificing the other? Not long ago, I was focused on keeping a solid wall between my personal and professional lives. Work Devon […]

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Stop Searching For Balance in The Wrong Places, Just Make Time For You! by @chicmompreneur

by Nancy Laws | Featured Contributor One of the reasons I revamped Afro-Chic Mompreneur, was to have an open ended discussion on the work/life balance dilemma, that every Mompreneur deals with on a regular basis. I wanted to focus on the fact that despite our busy lives, being fabulous is something that most women love, […]

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Do You Have Creative Regret? by @ArtistThink

Someone I was friends with found out they were dying. I won’t lie, while I appreciated their humor, I knew they weren’t the easiest person to get along with; many colleagues struggled to work with them at their job. I enjoyed their company but I also knew it was an acquired taste. I was thinking […]

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80 Ways to Enjoy Creative Release by @ArtistThink

by Carrie Brummer | Featured Contributor  I want to reach as many busy business women as I can to share a message of self-love and self-care. This message is often at odds with our actions. (I mean, shouldn’t our children/spouse/family/friends always come first?) The arts are a release and opportunity for self-care. I’ve asked you in […]

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How Never Good Enough Increases Rejection

by Rachel McDermott | Featured Contributor It was painful to watch. One of the chefs on Chopped, Chef Insecure (not his real name), was totally down on himself. He heard his Dad in his ear, “You’ll never make it. You’re not good enough.” He second and triple-guessed himself. His nerves and fears of failure were […]

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Be Selfless, Not Selfish: Take a Break by @ArtistThink

by Carrie Brummer | Featured Contributor One of the largest obstacles I hear from people interested in trying the arts is a lack of time. They are wrong. It’s not that we don’t have free time, it’s how we choose to use it that’s the problem. We feel guilty and selfish if we take time for […]

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Sometimes Work Interferes With Life—It Shouldn’t Be the Other Way Around by @hkterry1

by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor This past week, I’ve been busy planning an international business trip that, truth be told, I don’t really feel much like going on. Not because I don’t love the notion of just flying off to Peru, but because I have to leave my baby behind. Granted, she will […]

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