5 Insanely Simple Work-Life Balance Shortcuts From People Who “Have It All”
- Make it your responsibility to decide what matters, and when to get it done—no one else is going to determine or prioritize it for you.
- Don’t keep separate work and personal calendars or priority lists. (Fast Company likes Clear, if you need an app.)
- Frequently take stock of what’s working and what’s not—because it’s always changing. Put that on your calendar.
- Schedule time for small, manageable steps in the areas of their life they’ve identified as important instead of just identifying huge, lofty goals.
- Focus on and celebrate what does get done, not what falls by the wayside—small or partial steps are better than nothing.
[Image: Flickr user Joe Plocki]
Cicely Tyson, James Baldwin, Arthur Mitchell (dancer and founder,Dance Theatre of Harlem) and Harry Belafonte attend the “To Be Young, Gifted And Black” gala on January 2, 1969 at the Cherry Lane Theater in New York City. Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage.
“Above all, whatever you do, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”
—Nora Ephron (1941-2012) in an address to graduates of Wellesley College.
Photo by Christian Cueni. (Taken with Instagram)
Tom Philpott’s description of this weird “meat glue” product (above) doubles as the worst restaurant menu item of all time:
With club sauce.
Tomorrow: Tom Philpott on meat glue, pink slime and the meat industry.
No more red meat for me!
Arctotis stoechadifolia - African Daisy
Heart hair from Jem M. - Amazing!
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”
—Helen Keller from The Story of My Life with Her Letters
Photo by Florian Knorn (distributed with instagram)
Cute dandelion mani from Chandra R.!
From the always cereberal, sometimes hay-feverish LQ contributor Colin Dickey, George Beard’s chart of American Nervousness from 1881.
How are you feeling today?