Having a mood disorder is exhausting.
Despite it being right at the top of the job description, as Human Resources professionals we sometimes forget to allow ourselves to actually be human. We hold ourselves to a higher standard since we need to set an example for our employees, often internalizing our emotions in the process.
Today is my 29th birthday--the official first day of my final year as an "Under 30". As I approach my newest decade of existence, I've been reflecting on which words of wisdom I might share with my younger self, just as she's about to enter the proverbial "real world".
September (aka the Gateway to Fall) is here! In Wisconsin it means that we're subjected to just about every season in a matter of a single week, and Wisconsinites across the state are rejoicing as football Demi-God Aaron Rodgers returns to the field. I love the energy that seems to hang in the air as… Continue reading Updates (September 2018)
I learned a hard lesson this week. I'd been running on adrenaline and caffeine over the past several weeks and it caught up with me...hard.
In the past few weeks I've been super busy at my real job, began putting the final finishing touches on my blog, and managed to squeeze in some time to travel across the country (and sprained my foot in the process...). With everything moving by so quickly, I wanted to take the time to slow down and share a few updates:
It may seem nearly impossible to get a moment to yourself when you have a non-stop revolving door of employees and managers seeking your guidance. Thinking of practicing self-care during these moments can seem like a far-off luxury, but it doesn't have to be.