Don’t Fall Into Bad Habits This Fall

Pumpkin Spice Latte, who dat? Whether you like it or not, fall is approaching. I’m from Florida so we live in a perpetual summer all year long (Except for that three days in February when it reaches 53 degrees and we’re freezing, yup that’s us). But for the rest of you, fall means warmer clothes, pumpkin spice everything, harvest festivals (right? Remember I’m from Miami), and bad habits. Do you feel like the seasons and Read more…

Work Life Balance vs Work Life Integration

Ah, the elusive “work life balance.”  Sounds like a fairy-tale that we might not ever achieve. Work life balance sounds like this concept that you have to find the perfect 50/50 balance between work and life, as if the two should be totally separate, or as if we should enjoy work but only enjoy our time out of work. Yes, millennials have been classified as stressed out workaholics (well, we kind of are) and we Read more…

Why Mondays Don’t Suck

Mondays, you’ve been on my not my favorite list for so many years. After a fun, relaxing (or whatever type of weekend you had), getting back to the routine can make some people have legit Sunday night anxiety. Well, today on this fabulous Monday, I’m here to share with you how you can turn Mondays into your new favorite thing! Mondays Mean Money Finding things that make you grateful about your work will help to Read more…

Three ways to improve your mood

It’s summer time! Time to slow down, take a vacation, enjoy the sun, go to brunches on rooftops (that’s me at least!). Although the weather is warm and we have may more down time, that doesn’t necessarily correlate with an improved mood of overall happiness. If we rely solely on external factors to ensure our happiness, we are doing ourselves a disservice- no matter what time of year. These are simple things that you can Read more…

Prevent Burnout and Exhaustion

Burnout is a hot topic, for good reason. It’s fair to say that our always-connected work environments contribute to this burn out. Checking our work emails and messages at night or first thing in the morning (even waking up in the MIDDLE of the night to check!) takes you on the fast lane to feeling burnt out. Fuzzy boundaries make for unclear expectations for employers and employees alike. When you’re always on, you feel it- Read more…

Five Steps to Organize Your Day

Stress! Work-life balance is increasingly non-existent as in today’s world we are an “always on” work culture. The physical ramifications of this imbalance may cause changes in: Physical comfort (fatigue, compromised health) Mental signs (forgetfulness, loss of focus) Emotions (irritability, lack of confidence, apathy) Behaviors (restlessness, increased alcohol consumption, insomnia) As you may know, stress is not new for humans- it served a purpose back in our beginnings. However, in recent decades, stress as evolved Read more…

How to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

I had my first panic attack when I was seventeen years old at a concert. Soon after, I started getting more intense and frequent panic attacks towards the end of high school and in college. It go so bad at one point I didn’t want to leave the house. Basically, when we are in full-blown panic mode, our sympathetic nervous system is activated- digestion slows down and your heart rate and blood pressure increase. I saw Read more…