Do you find yourself still tethered to your work email… even though it’s after office hours? Or, have you declined job offers, or not applied at all because it required too much travel and would keep you away from your family? Achieving work-life balance in your career can seem out of reach —especially when you want to move up the corporate ladder.
Is it easy for you to strike up a conversation with people? Do you generally offer help or assistance to others that are in need? Are you left feeling drained after being around groups or in crowded spaces? If these questions sound familiar, you might be an empath.
For as long as I can remember young girls have been socialized with a very distinct trajectory. We’re given dolls and ‘play’ makeup at a very young age – signifying that being able to care for children and maintaining our appearance are things that should be considered important.
We’re women, mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, and friends. We’re usually the glue that holds our families together. But most of all we make sure that needs are met and that everyone is happy and taken care of.
What’s your morning routine look like? How you start your morning sets the tone for your day and it can be an indicator as to how productive it will be. Whether you’re used to making a beeline for your cubicle and hoping your boss doesn’t notice that you’re late or the one that’s always early with first dibs on the Keurig, there are a few things you can do to enhance your morning experience.