Flu season, illnesses, tough political times, economic hardships, grief, difficult relationships — all of these things and more are affecting your employees on a daily basis. Obviously, a lot of this is happening outside of your company's walls, but it can still cause problems during work hours. There's scientific research based on the correlation between your work and your health. There's also research based on how being a good boss means taking care of your employees' wellness.Read More
When your business decides to connect its advertising to a celebrity or notable public persona, you always run the risk of what that person may say or do in the public eye. With social media and instant news, it becomes more difficult to hide blemishes — regardless of how great a publicist that celebrity may have. When controversy hits, the companies must then decide how to react. Advertisers for "The Ingraham Angle" on Fox News found this out the hard way recently.
Obviously it’s almost wedding season, and that means lots of girls are busy planning their weddings. When it comes to having a full-time job and having other commitments, we find ourselves squeezing every other minute Pinterest-ing and searching for wedding vendors. The to-do lists are a hundred items long and it’s fun, yet definitely a bit stressful.Read More
Self care is important! However, 'self care' isn't just about manicures and baths, it's about actually using the mind, body and soul to create a stronger version of yourself. When I was in therapy, each week we'd go over each 'slice' of my life, to focus on how I was doing.Read More
When I sit down to write, the first thing I do is put my music on. It could be writing for my novel, blog posts, journaling or research, I pretty much always have music playing to help boost the creative part of my mind.Read More