When Is the Right Time to Quit Your Job

The last several years have created what many call the “great job migration.” Following the height of the pandemic, people from all walks of life decided to leave their job for greener pastures. It’s the sort of thing that many fantasize about doing. But how do you know when it’s…

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The Importance of Work-Life Balance for Your Mental Health

We live in a society where the pressure to be “always on,” always accessible, and always performing can be immense. Ours is a culture in which, all too often, our sense of purpose, meaning, and value derive almost exclusively from the work we do. Thus, when we take time off,…

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Hospital Etiquette: What you Need to Know

Going to the hospital isn’t what many people consider fun. Whether it is as a patient, a partner, or a visitor, hospital experiences are often extremely stress-provoking and nerve-racking. Maybe because we frequently go through such lengths to avoid having to go, when we do make the trip there can…

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The Forgotten Ones

When things get tough, the tough get going, and there’s no group of people tougher or more compassionate than our lunch and daycare staff at Christmas Park Elementary. During this pandemic, which has gone on for far too long, this group of employees keeps showing up, demonstrating their dedication to…

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My Greatest Gift – 2022 Edition

It seems odd still getting a gift after New Year’s day. But, as I unravel my thoughts – circling, there within my mind – I wonder what might be my future in 2022… understanding it’s really a gift to myself. Not long ago being retired meant “seeing the world” and…

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