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Bringing Home the Office

 

By Christina Christian Some 65 percent of Americans admit to bringing their work home. Working extended hours from the comforts of the kitchen table or couch is a reality that has steadily grown over the past 20 years. A phenomenon known as “the stress of higher status” (Schieman, 2010), it necessitates that professionals bring work home as many as five days of the week, which most reason that the encroachment of work on family and personal time is a means to an end.…

It’s OK to Travel Alone

By Lashawnda Becoats This year, I went to Amsterdam to see the world-famous rainbow-colored tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. They were everything I imagined. I loved Amsterdam, but Brussels was the star of this story. There would be no story if two of my girlfriends hadn’t backed out on our planned trip to Jamaica more than a decade ago.…

One Hard Lesson

In my 20s, buying Coach handbags, Nine West shoes and Bulova watches made me happy. I had to be the first woman in my crew with the latest trend. When I was happy, I shopped. When I wasn’t happy, I shopped.…

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

By Iris Hunter Do you get the recommended “quantity” of hours of sleep per night, only to wake up feeling as though you didn’t get enough “quality” sleep? If so, then you are not alone. There are countless individuals who currently suffer from the lack of sleep and/or the lack of quality sleep.…