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June 8, 2015
by Andrea Ruse, LCPC, LAC, CCDP-D, RPT

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New Harvard Study Shows Children Benefit From Having A Working Mother

June 8, 2015 07:55 by Andrea Ruse, LCPC, LAC, CCDP-D, RPT  [About the Author]

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Is a woman's career life harmful to the well-being of her child? New information sheds light on this very question in a study published by Harvard Business School professor Kathleen McGinn, et al. In this study, the traditional point-of-view that working mothers are harming their children is being challenged as research focuses in on the effects on adult children of working mothers. [More]

February 25, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

antibullying

Canada Blushes "Pink Shirt Day": Bullying Awareness

February 25, 2015 20:18 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

antibullying
February 25th. Anti-Bullying Day in Canada has been coined "Pink Shirt Day". Throughout many communities in Canada yesterday people saw pink! From the Starbucks Barista to the bank teller, the country took a stand against bullying. Mostly, the emphasis on bullying and its effects was directed toward the bullying that takes place in schoolyards. [More]

July 7, 2014
by Christie Hunter

howto navigate negative feedbackfrom your boss

How to Navigate Negative Feedback from Your Boss

July 7, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

howto navigate negative feedbackfrom your boss
With the competition in the corporate world becoming stiffer than ever, the number of people suffering from workplace stress is also increasing. American Psychology Association conducted a survey in which more 1,700 people participated. According to the survey results, more than 41% of the participants reported that they suffer from some kind of depressive disease due to negative workplace stress. A major percentage of participants told that apart from the workload, workplace bullying and negative comments from their boss are also two of the biggest factors responsible for a stressful workplace environment (Fuscaldo, 2012). [More]

June 5, 2014
by Christie Hunter

copingwiththe emotional impactof unemployment

Coping with the Emotional Impact of Unemployment

June 5, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

copingwiththe emotional impactof unemployment
As financial afflictions persist in the world, there is no denying the fact that a sudden job loss can lead to grave consequences. Not only can it affect a person financially, but the constant stress can impact the metal health of a person. Often people suffer from depressive disorders or mental trauma after losing jobs, but the emotional impact of unemployment is often overlooked (Myers, 2011).1 One should keep in mind the fact that with increasing competition, it has become difficult for people to get another job quickly. [More]

May 24, 2014
by Christie Hunter

career change howto knowthe right timefor changing careers

Career Change- How to Know the Right Time for Changing Careers?

May 24, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

career change howto knowthe right timefor changing careers
One way to boost your productivity and improve the quality of your work is do what you like. If you are not comfortable with your job and despite all the facilities the nature of work is not doing for you, then it’s probably time for a career change (Smith, 2013)1. However, to change a career, it is important to have knowledge about the factors that influence career choice and know the right time for a career switch. Here is a quick look at some of the factors that will help job seekers make the right decision. [More]

May 12, 2014
by Eddins Counseling Group, M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP

manage your life dont letit manage you achieving work life balanceina busy world

Manage Your Life, Don’t Let it Manage You! Achieving Work Life Balance in a Busy World

May 12, 2014 04:55 by Eddins Counseling Group, M.Ed., LPC-S, CGP  [About the Author]

manage your life dont letit manage you achieving work life balanceina busy world
As you may realize, the faster we go, the more we take on, the more there is to do. We are too busy! Our labor saving devices create more labor. According to the author, Edward Hallowell, for 59% of working women, information overload is a cause of stress: swamped with emails, voicemails, etc. 67% state they find it hard to switch off and relax 1/3 of employees in the US feel overwhelmed by the amount of work they have to do. [More]

March 26, 2014
by Rosemary Fromson, MPCP, RPC, CCPCPR

professional womenand burnout

Professional Women and Burnout

March 26, 2014 04:55 by Rosemary Fromson, MPCP, RPC, CCPCPR  [About the Author]

professional womenand burnout
Women tend to strive more for excellence; to prove themselves. Not that men don't feel they need to prove themselves, but women have an extra push to show that they are smart, knowledgeable, capable, and able to handle just about anything and everything. Research shows that women are still not as "committed" as men. Women are often referred to as bossy when they are actually being assertive. [More]

December 7, 2013
by Christie Hunter

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Returning to Work After Having a Baby

December 7, 2013 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

9 10 13 returning to work after having a baby
Making the decision to reenter the workforce after having a baby is often a difficult challenge faced by many new parents. Returning to work can create emotional conflicts for new mothers, as they are torn between being the primary caretaker, and resuming their employment. However, with effective planning, the end of maternity leave does not have to be met with dread or despair. [More]