6 Apps for Better Work Life Balance

If you’re anything like me, your average day is filled with screen time. Whether I’m writing on my laptop or managing Bossed Up’s Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts from my iPhone, I love being connected with you bosses! But we all know the perils of being plugged in ALL the time. The g

Overwhelm: When the Waves Keep Crashing

April was a month of waves. I was trying to outrun them, but I couldn’t. Just as my head popped up to take a breathe another one slammed down right over my head. Old programming: When it’s all crashing around you, do more. Keep plunging through. Can’t stop. Don’t stop. So I broke into an [&h

How a Toxic Relationship Can Hurt Your Career [VIDEO]

  Sheryl Sandberg made waves when she included this advice in Lean In: the most important career decision you’ll make it who you marry.   But whatever you feel about the institution of marriage, research shows that the quality of our relationships affects our career success in big ways.

Career Q&A with Michele Gordon [WEBINAR]

Michele “Miss Motivational” Gordon is a fitness entrepreneur who is committed to empowering and motivating individuals she works with. While working as Miss Motivational, Michele is able to combine her upbeat attitude and contagious energy to inspire positive change in the world around her. Ch

When You’re Craving Your Couch

You have a To Do list a mile long and all you want to do is hole up on the couch. Another night goes by. You haven’t crossed anything off your to do list. The laundry’s still there. You haven’t sent holiday thank you notes, and the last time you went to the doctor… ahem…. Somewhere [&hell

5 Lessons in Becoming Less Busy

I’m pretty sure busy is bullshit. Or at least all the problems we blame busy for…are bullshit. Messy house, messy energy… too busy. Didn’t call mom, feeling guilty… too busy. Haven’t worked out, feeling like crap as a result… too busy. Staying in the miserable job because the resume

The Secret to Work/Life Balance this Season

“Work-life balance.” It’s as elusive as it is infuriating.  But it’s what we’re all striving for, isn’t it? The ability to feel like a whole person? Not some cog in a machine solely defined by our work product or hours billed or productivity? What if I told you that something you love

A Love Letter to Myself

Dear Self, Hello, it’s me. Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and while the sugar rush from all that cheap candy remains, there’s something I’ve been meaning to tell you. I love you. I know, you’re probably thinking, “Well, DUH. Of course you love me, I’m awesome!” But no gir

Halt the Hustle and Open Your Heart

Everyday you’re hustlin. Everyday you try to get farther. You think to try harder. You make lists and lists and lists and tape up calendars and create reminders. Reminders to yourself to do more. Reminders that if you have free time then you’re obviously not out there hustling enough. You should