Tagged as Work-life balance

Why are so many workplaces becoming pet-friendly?

Americans love their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, overall household pet ownership increased from 54% in 2009 to 68% in 2016, and spending on pets has risen sharply along with it. Most...

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Get more out of your lunch break by going to the gym.

At some point in our careers, many of us make a vow to visit the gym more often.  It could be a New Year's resolution, a plan for reducing stress, or just an urge to...

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Ask the Expert: ​Self care for caregivers with Denise Brown

Being a caregiver is incredibly demanding in every sense of the word. It requires immense emotional and physical strength and stamina, and despite being highly rewarding, it can also be very draining. On Monday, caregiving...

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10 tidbits of encouragement for entrepreneurs this Small Business Month.

Did you know October is Small Business Month in Canada, and National Women’s Small Business Month in the US? Small businesses are the driving force of our economy, providing hundreds of millions of jobs, and...

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Is back-to-school burning out your employees?

It’s the third week of September, which means the school year is officially in full swing and routines are starting to solidify. If any of your employees are parents, they’ve been dealing with a lot...

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15 awesome reasons to let your employees work from home.

More and more organizations are ditching the traditional office space to embrace fluid work environments. Here are some key benefits.

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What happens when employees work shorter hours?

What would you do with two extra hours each workday? Catch more rest? Spend more time with your kids? Finally make it to the gym? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study,...

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Are your employees getting enough sleep?

You might think staying up late here and there isn’t a big deal, but research shows it doesn’t take much for sleep deprivation to adversely affect your work performance or even your health. According to...

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10 steps to help you confidently return to work as a new mom.

Congratulations on becoming a new mom! Everything in your life is now in a state of great transformation, which means you have a lot of hard (but exciting) decisions ahead of you. One of these...

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6 little things you can do to feel more motivated at work.

No matter how much you love your job, sometimes you just don’t have the energy or drive to get things done. If you find yourself struggling to concentrate on a task or if you’re feeling...

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5 fun ways to squeeze more quality time in with your loved ones.

We all have that one friend we wish we could visit more often. That uncle we should be calling every Sunday. That little sister we promised we’d play video games with. But in the haste...

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Healthy ways to manage your emotions as a caregiver.

Caregivers are highly underappreciated. Whether they’re providing for the sick or assisting their aging parents, their duties demand so much of them. They work tirelessly to ensure their patients or loved ones are as comfortable...

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