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What’s So Bad About a Mental Health Slack Channel at Work? 

I was an indecisive twenty-something graduate when I got my first job working at a trendy London startup. During onboarding, I was introduced to yummy office snacks, the biggest coffee machine I had ever seen, and benefits which included a monthly Deliveroo allowance and a subscription to Headspace.

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Is It Okay to Eat in Front of the Screen?

Are you on the fence about the rules involving eating your meals while on a call? Read what managers and entrepreneurs have to say about Zoom etiquette and eating.

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Working Remotely and Working Efficiently: 5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Telecommuting

Remote work is great, even in more “precedented” times. Digital nomads have been doing it for years, although they might have picked white beaches over their kitchen tables. Now a lot more people have jumped on the bandwagon—or been forced on.

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I Spent a Year Trying to Get Rejected. Here’s What I Learned.

The idea of rejection once stung to the point where it almost derailed me from pursuing this career. Then I decided to spend a year with the goal of reaching 100 rejections.

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The Unexpected Perks of Remote Teaching

Before coronavirus compelled many universities across the United States to issue orders to move classes online, remote teaching was largely frowned upon.

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With Remote Work, How Necessary Is City Living?

A conversation with author, data journalist, and early remote work proponent Christopher Ingraham on telework and why he believes remote work is the future.

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How to Relax Away From the Screen

What does self-care look like when it is not possible to go to the gym or to visit the bar with friends, and you’re also trying to reduce screen time?

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5 Things I Learned About Working From Home When I Was Too Scared to Leave My Home

Not long before my 22nd birthday, I went from being a social butterfly to a prisoner in my own home. No, I’m not talking about lockdown; this was in 2012, long before that. With apparently no rhyme or reason, I was diagnosed with agoraphobia.

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10 Lessons for Navigating Workplace Relationships from Esther Perel

Perel is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author who is perhaps best known for her work on romantic relationships. In this podcast, however, she brings her expertise on modern relationships to the workplace.

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Adapting to a Virtual High School Classroom

As a high school teacher, I knew I was lucky in that I could keep my job and work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, it has not been easy.

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How to Take a Digital Break When Your Job is Online

I’ve been working from home as a freelance journalist for two years and I’m acutely aware of how my work hours have only increased in the past few months. My days have melted into nights.

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8 Tips for Successfully Working from Home with Kids

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down workplaces and schools with little notice, working parents like me had to scramble to figure out a way to be efficient employees and mindful parents. Kids threw an endearing wrench into the works. Suddenly, I was given no other choice but to homeschool.