Posts tagged "balance"

When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing

When Being Desperate is a GOOD Thing
A Healthy Dose of Desperation By A Comeaux There’s something in the air. Not the brisk, frigid breeze that is our winter, but a surreal notion I can’t easily explain… Looking at my life: where I’ve been, why I’m back and where exactly am I going, I immediately felt desperate. I shunned this sense of... Read more »

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW
By Zondra Hughes How’s this for work-life balance: Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development at General Motors, has a demanding day job; six kids at home; and she still has time to dye her hair GM Blue and moonlight as roller derby skater Shovey Camaro.  Video: Meet Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development, General Motors Suzy Cody:... Read more »

The Bottom of Beautiful Things

By Yanni Brown I believe that everyone comes to a place in their lives where they question themselves, who they are, who they want to become. It could just be me, questioning, wondering if I am doing and being what was planned for me to do and be. If I can be naked for a... Read more »
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Work Life Burnout? 6 Secrets of the Balanced Mommy

By Tania Brown The Balancing Act—Life & Family Today, many of us are involved in a balancing act of sorts between work and life. Undoubtedly, we love our children, spouses and families but it is very easy to get lost in the shuffle and become overwhelmed. Most weeks, I find myself somewhere between cello lessons... Read more »

The Gift of 'No!'

The Gift of 'No!'
By Gina B. Want to get yourself a great, inexpensive holiday gift?  Grant yourself the power to say no. It’s interesting that ‘no’ is one of the first words that we learn, and often the favorite word of a defiant toddler.  Once we develop filters and learn social graces, the word ‘yes’ takes over when... Read more »

Balancing Acts

Balancing Acts
By Shoya Bowman Sometimes I feel like a clown in a three-ring circus, juggling methodically through life between my career, family, friends and my romantic relationship. I’ve chosen to go into a field, The Entertainment Industry, which calls for a very social schedule.  I’ve completed school, my child is grown but still seeks advice and... Read more »
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Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.

Feeding the Hole vs. Nourishing Your Whole.
By Zondra Hughes You must feed the hole. The more you feed it, the more it needs to be fed. Someone will monitor your hole; are you feeding it at the same pace as your colleagues? If you’re tired, or weary, or sick, someone else will feed the hole. That was a threat, did you... Read more »

What's IT Worth to You?

What's IT Worth to You?
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown  Photostock. Have you ever heard the expression sometimes we are in our own way? Life is not as complicated as we sometimes make it out to be. Happiness is OURS for the choosing, we just need to move out of the way! Our past, baggage, situations and or circumstances do not... Read more »

5 Martial Arts Secrets of Success and Balance

5 Martial Arts Secrets of Success and Balance
By Dawgelene (Dr. Dawj) Sangster Bruce Lee. Martial arts has been known for centuries to help bring discipline, tranquility, peace, and also help in creating defensive strategies against an enemy. I can remember watching Bruce Lee’s “Enter the Dragon”and the “Chinese Connection,” along with one of my favorites, the “Five Deadly Venoms.”  It was these... Read more »
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