In this podcast episode of Everything Happens hosted by Kate Bowler, she chats with author Shauna Niequist about the struggle of striving for achievement and productivity. Listen to hear more about Shauna’s story and how she has embraced a slower life.
The lines between life and work have gotten blurred for many working professionals since the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve found yourself on the receiving end of work requests outside of your typical “office hours”, a demanding manager, or just general frustration with not having good work-life balance, it’s not too late to start setting boundaries […]
In this NPR interview and transcript with boundaries expert, counselor, and bestselling author Nedra Glover Tawwab, she encourages the practice of setting boundaries in both your personal and professional life. She provides practical tips and examples for identifying places where you need boundaries, and then how to actually set, communicate, and enforce them.
The Great Resignation has lots of folks thinking about quitting their jobs, or actually doing so. But even if you’re not ready to take that step, it doesn’t mean it’s not time to quit some things. It’s time for all of us to quit: quit hustling, quit working ourselves to exhaustion and burnout, quit saying […]
By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University Historically, there has been an unwritten rule that the boundaries between work and life should be clear and impermeable: you leave your life stuff at home and don’t bring it to work (though not, for some reason, vice […]
During these pandemic times, when burnout is so rampant we have coined the term “the great resignation” to describe the number of people who are quitting their jobs, it’s more important than ever for both individuals and managers to pay attention to boundaries. This isn’t work that can be done alone, after all. We each […]
In this article from Thrive Global, Wake Forest alumnus Ryan Riccordella (’15) tackles the topic of boundaries and why you need them. He breaks down tips and strategies for boundary-setting at each time of the day – from first thing in the morning when you wake up to relaxing in the evenings after dinner. Particularly […]