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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.

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Could This Spanish Tradition Revolutionize Your Workday?

If your work allows for flexibility, you’ll be able to experiment with different types of working hours–such as the split-shift schedule. Not everyone works the 9-5: Work cultures vary widely in different parts of the world.

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10 Things Dungeons and Dragons Taught Me About Working From Home

If you’re not organized, being stuck working from home can feel like being trapped in a dungeon. And things are worse still when you’ve got gremlins in your tech setup. But remote working doesn’t have to be a battle.

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Is a 4-Day Work Week Right for Your Business?

What if there were a way that you could boost productivity amongst your employees while they spent less time in the office? A 4-day work week may sound too good to be true. But many businesses, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, are trialling new and innovative ways of working–and you could be one of them!

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Employed But Overworked: Working in a Pandemic

How much could I really fight for a higher wage–one that, in all honesty, was just a few dollars more per hour, as my supervisor had said herself previously–when I was lucky enough to be in this position? I may have been overworked, but at least I had work.

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6 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Remote Internship

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this internship season is unlike other years. Just before the start of summer, companies faced a difficult decision: cancel summer plans for their interns or transition internships to remote work.

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Salary vs. Hourly: Everything You Need to Know

It’s important to understand the differences between salary vs. hourly pay, whether you’re an employer or employee. Knowing the pros and cons will help you decide which option suits you or your business best.