My Office Nook

One of the things I love best about where I work is that we have the ability to work from home on Wednesdays. I don’t always take advantage of this perk, but recently I’ve been loving my little home office setup, so I’ve been staying home more and more on Wednesdays. Since I’ve been loving […]

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My Favorite Chrome Extensions

One of my favorite sayings has always been “work smarter, not harder.” It saves time, headaches, and manpower. And some of my secret little helpers in making this saying always work for me are a few of the Chrome extensions I’ve begun using. They help me focus and productivity, making me a more efficient worker […]

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Get In The Know

A how-to for mornings: Step 1: check email. Step 2: coffee. Step 3: turn on the news and watch it half-heartedly while you get ready. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a better way to tackle step three? As someone who loved to sleep, I try to take advantage of every second I get […]

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Staying Focused

One of the hardest things for me to do in the open-office setting I work in is staying focused. From where I sit, I’m able to see almost everyone in my office. That means I see when people come, when they go, when they get up to walk into the conference room, when they walk […]

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Overwhelm

Lately, work has been crazy. And while I always say that busy is a good problem to have, sometimes I tend to get a little overwhelmed by just how busy I can get. So I wanted to share a few tips I have for when I’m trying to tackle feeling overwhelmed. Making a to-do list: […]

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Taking A Mental Health Day

Originally published in September of 2016 on lovelyingrey, edited. It’s May, which if you didn’t know, is Mental Health Month. So while you may be trying to improve, improve, improve, I wanted to talk to you about the importance of taking a mental health day – and just how much taking a break can actually […]

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5 Steps to Tackling Workplace Anxiety

Originally written for and published by The Haute Mess in 2016.  Does your boss ever ask you to contact a client and you immediately begin to feel the panic bubbling up in your throat? Does your heart practically jump out of your chest when your boss singles you out in a conference room meeting? Even […]

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