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14
Dec

Being ‘peacefully busy’ | Cara de Lange

So there I was hurtling along the street trying to catch my daughter’s balloon that the wind had plucked from her hand as she came out of school, when I crashed into the branch of a tree and ended up at the emergency department. Luckily the cut on my forehead looked worse than it was...
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23
Nov

How to Change your Mindset to Prevent Burnout | Cara de Lange

Cara de Lange is the founder of Softer Success – How to Change your Mindset to Prevent Burnout and learn to Be more Gentle with Yourself. Helping clients create a more harmonious, peaceful and productive life. She runs workshops and gives talks that focus on relieving stress, overwhelm and how to prevent burnout. She shares...
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03
Apr

It turns out you can avoid burn out

I’ll admit that it took me a few weeks to put pen to paper and write this article. Ironically, it’s because the last three months have been incredibly jam-packed with lots of exciting and challenging work – the downside, however, is that I’ve been running at full speed without any downtime. So, why I am...
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26
Jan

The importance of being busy

Ask anyone these days and they’ll say they’re busy, crazy-busy. You probably have had to listen to people go on about how busy they are. Ironic that they are so busy but they have time to tell to you about it! Somehow boasting and complaining at the same time. Being busy is not the same...
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07
Dec

Look busy! The boss is coming…

In the current ‘epidemic of business’ in today’s society, our professional worth is now measured by our visibility in the workplace, and hours spent behind the computer, instead of the results or outcomes we produce. This notion of ‘presenteeism’ (being visible at the desk) is, The Hoxby Collective has found, in fact making workers less...
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07
Apr

Time is not refundable so use it with intention

“Where did that time go, I can’t believe the first quarter has gone already, can you?” “I know I saw you in January and it is already April, how did we get to Easter so fast!” “Is it really 2017 it seems like yesterday when I was saying welcome to 2015” Do these phrases sound...
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