Kitt describes how she has finally come to feel successful: How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a
Over 40 percent of Americans don't take all their paid vacation days and half work beyond the 40-hour week. We talk to former workaholics about how to create a rewarding daily lifestyle and how career changes can play into a good work-life balance.
Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure
Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.
To all the people who are on a first-name basis with the office cleaning crew, are unfazed by empty parking lots on dark nights and can't go more than 20 minutes without checking an email, this one's for you.
I burn the midnight oil, never say no, and I have often prioritized my career over my life and my loved ones. Only recently did I take an honest look in the mirror to realize that life is too short to miss, and every moment is precious. I urge you not to miss the life you deserve to lead.
The problem with work addiction is that many applaud the addict instead of asking if he or she needs help. This applause is the greatest high in the world and makes the addict work harder. This can be deadly.
I thought I had things in balance while my kids were growing up. I was home for dinner, helped with homework, took weekend trips to museums and sporting events. If anything, my heart attack in '89 showed me that I didn't have things quite as balanced as I thought.
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Nisha Moodley runs the women's empowerment website Fierce, Fabulous and Free. But before she reached a state of self-acceptance
Why would we drop the things we're excited about? Why would we let them drop?