Working moms can’t have it all – but they can have this instead

So many women today were raised believing that one day we could have it all, that we could do it all. But what is that isn’t really true? What is working moms can’t have it all? What do we do instead? Can we still find happiness? Live a balanced and fulfilled life? Here are 8 reasons we can’t have it all (backed by science) and 6 things you can do to improve your work-life balance.

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9 Lessons From Running That Result in Better Balance as a Working Mom

Working moms are always in a rush. We are constantly on the go and many of us feel constantly behind. But life is a marathon, not a sprint. To create a life we love, to have a work-life balance that makes us happy, we need to slow down and see the bigger picture. What are the lessons we can learn from running to remind us to think of our life as a marathon not a sprint.

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Do you celebrate your accomplishments? 8 ways to empower women to celebrate successes

Women and working mothers are not always great at celebrating their success. I’m not good at celebrating my accomplishments - actually I’m blatantly bad at it. Why do you need to celebrate your success? How can you celebrate your success in an authentic and non-boastful way? These 8 ways to celebrate success focus on bringing success back to your values.

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What all working moms need to know about letting passion guide your career (and work-life balance)

Working moms need to be intentional in creating the life you want and the work-life balance that makes you happy. As we navigate work-life balance, it's easy for working moms to get caught up in joys and challenges of raising a family and continue with the status quo at work. Working moms are socialized to focus on the wants and needs of those around us - children, spouses, parents, siblings, employees, bosses... But how can you let passion guide your career and your work-life balance?

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All working moms could improve their work and family life by following the 8 Wolfpack rules (#6 is transforming my life)

Working moms can feel isolated and alone. We carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. What if working moms were empowered to take back their own power - to unleash their strengths and gifts? What if you could let your competitive spirit soar? Working moms need a Wolfpack so we can empower and support the amazing women in our lives

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8 surprising lessons about burnout that are essential for working mom success

Burnout is pervasive right now, especially among working moms who feel this pressure to do it all, to have it all. Working moms carry this huge mental load, this mom guilt, and get so overwhelmed that they burnout - but they just keep going. That’s what happened to me, and I’m a mental health professional. Here are the 8 surprising lessons I learned about burnout that can help stressed out working moms everywhere.

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3 fascinating tips and research to empower working moms to have better work-life balance

Most of the dialogue around work-life balance focuses on things that are out of your control (workplace policies, support work environments, who you marry, a great support system). Emphasizing these aspects of work-life balance is essential in the long-term, but does not provide answers for working moms who feel overworked, overtired, and overwhelmed. How can we empower you, working mothers who are striving to make a good life for yourselves and your families?

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Why women don’t support each other and how you can support the amazing women in your life

If women want to have successful careers, balance work and family, and love being working moms, women need to be better at supporting other women. Unfortunately we are not great at empowering the women in our lives. We push each other down instead of raising each other up. How can you change that? How can women better support other women?

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Unleash your creative problem solving to improve you work-life balance

Do you feel like all you do is problem solve? You are carrying this huge mental load that you just can’t release? What if you could approach problem solving in a totally new way to improve your work-life balance? First principle thinking is a great way to come up with amazing solutions to regular working mom problems - like creating a great schedule.

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How to transform your jealousy and turn it into inspiration and motivation to create your best life

We know we need to stop comparing ourselves to others. We know this isn’t helpful and makes us feel worse. But what if that jealousy is telling you something? What if you could turn your jealousy into inspiration and motivation? What if you could harness it to overcome your fears?

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How marital conflict can contribute to work-life balance: 5 tips to make arguments more productive

Are you sweeping your arguments under the rug? Imagine one spouse is fed up that there always seems to be dishes piling up in the sink despite the fact that they feel like they are constantly washing dishes. They see their partner put another dish in the sink and an argument ensues. The first partner attacks: “You never do the dishes” and the other gets defensive: “Maybe if I wasn’t so busy doing all of our laundry, I would have time to do the dishes!”. You get the idea. How could you make this argument more productive?

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The science behind of how to make and break habits

Everyone seems to want to change their habits these days – hoping and believing it will lead us to be faster, more efficient, more productive, more intelligent. Most importantly the more habits you create the less mental energy you need to spend – improving your mental load and work-life balance. But what does the science of behavior change really tell us about how to make and break habits?

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