get the donut

when in doubt, get the donut

  the other day, I was struggling to get my sh*t together. it was already 9am and all I’d done was change 3 diapers, feed the baby, feed the dog, and made one nespresso shot. pre-baby, I would have finished my daily workout, written a blog…

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getting ready for vacation

preparing for an absence

  whether you’re getting ready for a week long vacation, or a much longer absence like maternity leave or a sabbatical, preparing before you leave is pertinent in making sure you leave everything in a good place. when I first started thinking about how to…

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set a limit and rest up

setting a limit

most of us (especially if you’re reading this blog) enjoy crazy busy lives filled with lots of work, personal commitments, and aspirational activities. and as much as I believe doing a lot makes for a happier person, there’s a limit to that. if you do…

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how to stay productive when work is chaotic

staying on point at work

coming from a startup, I know a thing or two about chaos. we’ve got what we refer to fondly as “fire drills” or things that occur without any warning and keep us on our toes. and I actually sort of like them for the most…

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the need to rest

the benefit of rest

the word “rest” is a hard pill to swallow for me. I usually associate it with doing nothing, relaxing my mind, and chilling out… but I also associate it with not getting stuff done, slacking, and generally wasting time. the later half is what drives…

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