How to Set Boundaries When You Love Your Work

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So we know it's important to set boundaries when we love our work, but how do we do this? In the same way that it can be tempting to go for a cookie when you're feeling that 4pm energy dip, it can be tempting to log in to your computer to do just one more thing for work at midnight. How do you fight the urge and set up healthy working habits? The same way we make any habit change: reframing our understanding, making small changes, and setting up the conditions for success.

The vicious cycle of stress and the blood sugar roller coaster + how to stop it

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It's 10:30am on a Tuesday, and you're stressed. You've already put out two fires this week, and you haven't even made it to lunch on the second day of the work week. It's going to be "A Day." An email alert pops onto your screen from your boss, the subject: "TIMELY, PLEASE READ." You sigh,…

Why you should strive for work + wellness over “work-life balance”

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When I talk about work + wellness, I'm talking about something much more comprehensive than balancing eating well and exercising regularly with the demands of a career.