Slow Barometer

Bernadette Noll at SlowFamilyLiving.com brought up a terrific point. Do you have a slow barometer to gauge whether your life feels managable or not? Without really knowing it, I have one, too. Typically during the week, I don’t schedule more than two appointments a day […]

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Climbing the Lattice to Success

The fifth in a series of work-life balance stories brings us to Los Angeles and New York where Yelizavetta Kofman and Astri von Arbin Ahlander, respectively, offered their astounding insights into Generation Y’s views on work, life ,and parenting.  As co-founders of The Lattice Group that […]

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Balance isn’t everything

Today is the fourth in a series of conversations with work-life balance experts. A self-proclaimed ‘anti-balance expert,’ Michelle Nichols, owner of HugYourKidsToday.com and author of a book of the same name, shares her views on today’s economic crisis and living with your priorities in order. Michelle […]

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Soul Tickler – The 5F Program to Empowerment

The third in a series, Suzanne Zoglio, life-balance expert and author of the award-winning Create A Life That Tickles Your Soul  offers these tips for staying “up” during the economic downturn:   “When economic uncertainty swirls around us, I’ve found a few simple things help […]

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Powering Up Senior Execs

The second in a series of work-life balance thinkers found me chatting with Aviv Shahar, owner of Aviv Consulting. His company is a world leader in transformational learning and development experiences, helping CEOs, executives and teams realize greatness.  What caught my eye was when he told […]

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Are you addicted to stress?

This is the first in a series of interviews with top thinkers in the work-life balance community. Debbie Mandel, M.A., author of Addicted to Stress: A Woman’s 7 Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life, told me in an email interview how she […]

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Slow Quote – Quality Time, not Quantity

 “What counts is not the years in your life but the life in your years.”  -Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965)    We often hear “You’re as young as you feel” or “You’re as young as you think you are!”  Think about it.  How important is our […]

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We’re in it together

Last night my husband and I watched CNBC’s House of Cards, a special report that aired in the US in February about the origins of the housing market crisis. In short, it showed how subprime mortgages funded mortgage-backed securities that even impacted a community in […]

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Momshell – Self-Care the slow way

“Never leave the house without your lipstick and pearls,” my grandmother would say. As long as you had those things, she claimed, you were considered fully dressed. She was of an era of up-dos and crinolin. She had class, style, and charisma. The Associated Press […]

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