What To Do if You’ve Been Crying At Work

We’ve all been there, hiding in the bathroom at work while we silently cry. Receiving bad news, a negative review from your boss, or just having one of those days. Even if you have a private place to release your emotions, you still have to face the office with red and puffy eyes sooner or later. Here’s the best way to make your face feel and look refreshed after a good cry. Ice. If possible, find some ice. Slowly run […]

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Why You Should Take More Breaks

Ever had that moment when you have been stuck trying to think of a certain word, and then it comes to you as soon as you stop thinking about it? It can be so frustrating. There’s actually a scientific reason to why this happens, and it all comes down to taking breaks. Many of us (myself included) don’t take breaks when we work. We are either too busy or feel uncomfortable stopping, especially in a professional setting. There is an […]

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Best Ways To Get Outside

Late summer is one of my favorite times to be outside. With fall around the corner, I take advantage of the nice weather for as long as I can before I have to start bundling up in scarves and boots. Whether it’s working out or eating a meal, I try to do as much of it as possible outdoors. The trees are in bloom, the sun is shining, and the days are still long. I want to enjoy it for […]

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Currently Reading

There are few things better than diving into a wonderful book. My reading moods vary from light summer reads to deep and classic novels. Currently, I’m reading Three Cups of Tea. It’s the memoir of Greg Mortensen, a mountaineer who devoted his life to building schools for girls in very rural parts of Pakistan. Three Cups of Tea is a fascinating look into Pakistani culture, but also makes me so thankful to have access to quality education. While it’s taking me a […]

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Simplify Your Life

A friend texted me recently hypothetically asking how to simplify her life because she thought I was good at it. I laughed at first, but then started to think that my life is pretty simple. I don’t usually feel overwhelmed or stressed, I am never involved in drama (although I love watching it), and I am generally a very happy and optimistic person. My days are filled with activities that I love and I don’t have many things on my […]

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