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How to Handle a Quarter-Life Crisis

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If you are between the ages of 18 and 30, and you’re feeling anxiety, depression, or are unsure of your identity or direction, then heads up: you are not alone! You could be facing a quarter-life crisis. This is more than just “being in a slump.” In fact, this stage of life is increasingly recognized […]


9 Ways to Win at Being a New Working Parent

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For new parents lucky enough to spend a chunk of time at home with their brand-new babies (even if “luck” isn’t the word you might use when spit-up is raining on your shirt) the thought of returning to work may bring up mixed emotions. You might be excited to use a different part of your […]


What Elite Athletes Can Teach Us About The Value of Rest

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Few understand tough, physical work, commitment, and goal-oriented thinking like elite athletes. They rise early, put in dedicated hours of training, and aren’t afraid of pushing themselves in the gym, at the track, or on the court. But it turns out that many in the nonprofit world have a similar drive—one that’s motivated by agency […]


How to Deal When Work Stress Gets Personal

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“The personal is political” was a popular rallying cry of the women’s liberation movement in the 1970s—but many changemakers in the broader social-impact space still identify with this statement. People are often drawn to social-impact work because of an experience with the cause. But when one is so personally invested, it isn’t always easy to […]