That Balanced Life Blog

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference? 0

Having a Social Life vs. a Personal Life–What’s the Difference?

I spend a lot of time thinking about the friendships I have in my life–hell, I work in HR. It shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. I told a friend of mine that I dislike...

The Single Most Important Life Lesson Older People Feel Young People Need to Know 0

The Single Most Important Life Lesson Older People Feel Young People Need to Know

7 out of 10 employees in the US are disengaged from their jobs. Unfortunately, I knew this statistic all too well. http://www.kgw.com/news/business/Gallup-poll-7-of-10-Americans-hate-their-job-212962061.html About two months ago, I started my new job. Whenever anyone heard...

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People 0

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People

What does success really mean? Truth be told, it means something different to everyone. This article was shared with our HR team by our former EVP prior to my start with the company, and...

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Product Review: Fitbit Flex

I have owned my Fitbit Flex for about a month now, and I have fallen prey to the fitness band craze. If you’re unfamiliar with these products, a few different companies have created fitness...

The Top 3 Regrets of the Dying 0

The Top 3 Regrets of the Dying

We all deserve to be happy. Luckily for me, I feel happy more often than not. I’ve taken a lot of time to figure myself out, explore the world around me, and discover the...

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My Face is Naked, and I’m Learning to Love it

I haven’t worn makeup in about two weeks. The typical reaction I get from other women is, “Oh, I could never do that,” or “I don’t set foot outside the door without makeup.” That...

Questlove: “Trayvon Martin and I Ain’t Shit” 0

Questlove: “Trayvon Martin and I Ain’t Shit”

This is one of the most eye-opening articles I’ve ever read: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/questlove-trayvon-martin-and-i-aint-shit.html Anyone who isn’t White understands that there are things that Caucasians will never experience, feel, or even think about. This piece by...

How to Find True Love (Hint: Be Who You are and Own it) 0

How to Find True Love (Hint: Be Who You are and Own it)

I’ve been off the grid for a while and have been trying to get back in the swing of things in my daily life (which includes catching up with friends and updating this blog)....

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Why I Chose a Career in HR

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a lot of people ask me how I ended up in HR, and why I chose this field as my career. I have given my career aspirations...