work-life balance

4 Tips for a Healthier Work-Life Balance

In NYC, it’s often difficult to distinguish between who we are and what we do. We may feel like we’re working 24/7 and are even made to feel guilty for leaving work to take care of ourselves. It can feel like an impossible feat to create…
dealing with transitions

5 Tips for Dealing with Transitions

Our lives are always changing: a new job, a new friendship or relationship, an illness, a graduation, or even the loss of a loved one are all different types of transitions.  Transitions come in all shapes and sizes.  A larger scale transition…

Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work!

Every year when January 1st rolls around, you tend to hear two phrases: Happy New Year! Followed by the question, “What’s your new year’s resolution?” After all, what better time to change into a “new you” than a new year? According…
new year career resolutions
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New Year, New Career

My favorite day of the year is January 1st. I remember when I was in my 20s and waking up in my Brooklyn shared apartment, and thinking “Ah, I have nothing I need to do today.” This remains true to this day. I love the relief of getting…

How to Stay Professionally Productive at Work

New research in the fields of neuroscience and organizational psychology suggests by setting appropriate, short-term goals we can maximize our productivity at work.  As we accomplish tasks and projects in small chunks, we end up getting more…