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The 4-Step Method to Managing Your Anxiety at Work

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A 2009 New Zealand study found that one in seven women and one in 10 men in high-pressure jobs reported clinical levels of anxiety though they had no mental health history to speak of. This may resonate deeply with those engaged in mission-driven work, where balancing workplace demands with self-care can feel like a tightrope […]

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4 Reasons You Should Take a Summer Vacation

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Many of us are drawn to social-impact work because we care deeply about the mission and making a difference. This type of motivation can provide a great sense of fulfillment, but it can also leave you feeling a little guilty when you need a break. The irony is that social-impact professionals may need a vacation […]

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Stuck in a Winter Funk? 4 Tips for Finding Your Way Out

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Everything can feel a little harder in the middle of winter: getting out of bed, going outside to walk the dog or take out the trash, and staying motivated at work when the days are short and the to-do lists are long. Even if the reasons for your winter funk are unrelated to your job, […]

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3 Tips for Staying Energized This Winter

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It’s that time of year again, when shorter days and colder temperatures have many of us warming up to the idea of staying in, curling up with a book, and basically hiding until spring arrives. While extra rest can be useful, enjoying the slowdown a little too much can lead to feeling downright unmotivated. If […]

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