self care

30 April 2020
Posted by Joanne

It used to be that managers/companies didn’t mandate remote work due to fear of employees slacking off. However, research has shown that working remotely makes it even harder to switch off. Those who work virtually often work the longest hours of all—at a more intense work pace, and in some cases, under more significant stress. With the…

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21 April 2020
Posted by Joanne

About two weeks ago, I was one of the speakers for a virtual session on productivity. As the session wrapped, each of us was asked if we had any parting words or advice on how to cope during the upcoming weeks of quarantine. “Give yourself a little grace,” advised my co-panelist Tedi Bezna. “Yes,” I…

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16 March 2020
Posted by Joanne

Confession: I’d had a post about motivation and productivity planned for today, but to be honest, as the news grew more and more dire, I felt my own productivity waning. As someone who lives with anxiety, I’ve found myself feeling surprisingly un-anxious. This is not to say I’m apathetic; but right now things are so…

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25 February 2020
Posted by Joanne
Taking a step back

How has your week been? How’s 2020 been treating you thus far? I’m gonna be honest for a moment and say that I’m already over this year (heh).  And while I’ve been busier than I’ve been for a long time, and while I enjoy the bustle that comes with running my li’l business and coming…

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