Give More Than You Must: It’s Good for You and Your Career

By judyelane@gmail.com | December 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Several years ago, I had a wonderful—but sadly, unique—experience. My phone needed a repair. Our mobile phones have become near-necessities. So when it became evident that my only option was to mail it off for a couple of weeks, you’d think the phone maker, the seller, the carrier – somebody! – would offer a loaner, […]

Boundaries or Sacrifice? How to Embrace Both

By judyelane@gmail.com | November 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

“We have to have boundaries,” my husband said, exasperation tinging his voice. “I realize that,” I replied, trying to sound patient. “But being there for others means sometimes you have to let yourself be inconvenienced.” “We don’t even have time to get all our own stuff done,” he continued. “We need to focus on figuring […]

Rest, Don’t Stress: Silencing the Madwoman

By judyelane@gmail.com | August 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Taking a break can feel like laziness. Not spending a few minutes of spare time on something productive may feel like slacking. But it’s not . . .