Working from home and parenting from home is challenging — these four tips can help create better balance.

A lot has changed this year.

Suddenly, we’re giving elbow bumps instead of hugs, grabbing a mask before leaving the house, and holding those ‘mandatory in person’ work meetings over Zoom.

Many of us, including myself, are adjusting to the work-from-home life — but it’s not as simple as just setting up a desk in the guest room, is it?

Working from home right now can mean working while taking care of toddlers or helping older kids with remote learning. Nothing like trying to juggle two (or more) full-time jobs at once!

And whether you have kids or don’t, if…


All those bath bombs and gratitude journals might be doing you more harm than good.

The Rise of the Self-Care Movement

“Start a gratitude journal!” “Count your daily steps!” “Drink more detox tea! “Have an at-home spa day!”

If you haven’t participated in the self-care movement yourself, chances are slim you’ve avoided its messages altogether. No longer a practice reserved for incense-burning, free-spirited minds, self-care is taking entire generations by storm.

The self-care movement has gone from obscure to omnipresent, and it’s easy to see why: what’s not to love about a movement that prioritizes wellbeing, happiness, and stress reduction…


The ‘sunk cost fallacy’ goes beyond economics — it can keep you from reaching your biggest goals. Learn what this fallacy is, and how to beat it.

Sunk costs go beyond economics — learn how the sunk cost fallacy can hold you back from reaching your goals.
Sunk costs go beyond economics — learn how the sunk cost fallacy can hold you back from reaching your goals.

A Close Encounter with Sunk Costs

A few years ago, my husband and I signed a lease on a new rental that, at the time, made sense. Our previous lease was ending and we needed more space, lower rent, and to get out of the city. The trade-off was committing to a neighborhood we didn’t love, and a three-hour commute for me. Ouch. …

Rachel Caldwell

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