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work life balance
flexible working, working from home featured
09
May

The Power of Balance

Why work-life balance matters, and goes beyond working parents. The desire to achieve a healthy work-life balance is broadly acknowledged these days. But all too often it’s still seen as a nice-to-have and not a crucial element of modern working practices. It’s also often talked about as being principally an issue for working mums or,...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
08
May

Can we truly have it all? Achieving a work-life balance

I am going to start this with the fact that balance is a myth. As we change and evolve and test different ways of working (and living) we get into our groove but the idea we can have it all is frankly exhausting. What is the alternative? In this article I talk about who you...
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work life balance featured
03
May

Why you’ll never have a work-life balance

There’s no such thing as a work-life balance. It’s a myth. This realisation came after a decade working in the corporate world, newly married but not yet ready to start a family. I wasn’t unhappy but I felt flat. As an ambitious ‘career woman’, I’d meticulously planned every move. Starting with my PR agency internship...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
18
Apr

Nailing Work-Life Balance

We all know that it is essential to maintain a healthy balance between work, rest, relaxation and having fun, in order to perform at our best both at home and in work but doing so is so often easier said than done. April is officially Stress Awareness Month, so it is the perfect time to...
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Mental health featured
03
Apr

Mental health and the workplace – serious business

Article provided by Sarah Alonze, Director, Babel PR According to the World Health Organisation, one in four people globally will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in their lives. This means that, of the 7.7 billion people that populate this place we call Earth, almost two billion of us will...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
20
Mar

Survival tips for work-life balance

Work-life balance is never going to be perfect! How can it be? When you bring a child into your life, something’s got to give to make room for him or her. And it doesn’t get easier as your child gets older… school hours and holidays bring additional challenges for working parents, right into the teenage...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
07
Mar

#BalanceForBetter: A guide to improving balance

Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8, with the first day being held in 1911. Thousands of events...
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dancing through the day, busy mum, working mum featured
07
Feb

Dancing through the day | Blog post

By Erica Wolfe-Murray It doesn’t matter whether you are a mum or a dad, trying to co-ordinate your working life with children is a dance from the moment the alarm hums at you in the morning, til those glorious minutes you tuck your arm under your pillow and close your eyes at night. But by...
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