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#740 Technology Can Tether You to the Office

Technology can tether you to the office and never allow you to escape from work. This leads to greater stress and imbalance in life. Today we discuss how to set boundaries.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Disconnect, Life balance, Podcasts.

#739 Workaholic

Employers love the workaholic over the short-term. The problem is that without life balance the workaholic is more likely to have issues in their personal life that ultimately affect work.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Disconnect, Life balance, Podcasts.

Being Busy

Westerners, especially workers here in the U.S., seem to be addicted to being busy. We derive self-importance from being busy and even choose to wear it as a badge of honor.

What are we busy doing: attending meetings, putting out proverbial fires, dealing with personnel, doing paperwork? As we are busy doing these tasks, how effectively are we moving through them?

Have you noticed when you have a deadline, you always find a way to get things done in the time allotted? If you have a mountain of tasks to complete the day before you leave for vacation, that day becomes incredibly productive.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Disconnect, Get things done, Life balance, productivity.

#737 Diffuse the Anger

Stop getting caught up in drama and animosity. Diffuse the anger.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in be kind, Conflict resolution, Disconnect, eliminate negativity, Podcasts.

Diffuse the Anger

If you subscribe to my blog or The 90 Second Navigator Podcast, you know that I never discuss politics because it’s just too polarizing. As a voter I would classify myself as fiscally conservative and socially moderate. I believe that people should have the ability to make their own decisions provided those decisions don’t negatively impact others. I think your spirituality, sexual preference, and cultural influences are your business. I honor your choices provided you don’t impose your will on others. I believe in empathy for my fellow humans: more empathy makes the world a better place. The challenge with my ideals is they don’t fit squarely into either political party here in the U.S.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Disconnect, Perspective, tolerance, your thoughts create your reality.

#357 Unplug From Daily Life

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Stop becoming overwhelmed by your daily stress and responsibilities and find a way to unplug from daily life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Disconnect, Perspective, Podcasts, quiet your mind, work life balance.

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