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7 Signs You Need A Mental Health Day

by Andrea Goeglein I am sure there is a skit or two on SNL about needing and taking a mental health day.  Yet, the way work and life have evolved in our post-industrial age makes the burnout we feel more real than many of us want to admit.  The following article outlines my thinking on...
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Not Getting Any Feedback at Work? Seek it Out!

Not Getting Any Feedback at Work by Andrea Goeglein originally ran on a favorite site MsCareerGirl Not Getting Any Feedback at Work?  Here’s How to Seek it Out! Are you the kind of girl who gives 110% to a work project?   Do you expect your supervising managers will notice and acknowledge your effort?  Or are...
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Workplace Cannabis Policy: Corporate America’s New Recruiting Opportunity

“Workplace Cannabis Policy: Corporate America’s New Recruiting Opportunity” By Andrea Goeglein originally ran on Recuriter.com I think it is only fitting that I publishing this piece on my grandson Miles‘ 21st birthday.  He knows all too well my opinion on recreational cannabis use, and still loves me in spite of those opinions! Let me be...
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Here’s why it’s okay to choose paycheck over passion

The following piece, “Here’s Why it’s Okay to Choose a Paycheck Over Passion,” originally ran in The Ladders. I use my blog to republish pieces I have written elsewhere but each time I am asked to contribute my expertise on some topic, new information seems to show up.  Whether the topic is paychecks, passion, stress...
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The Secret to Avoiding an Early Death

Avoiding an early death.  Seems like a goal everyone could embrace.  The best part (one of my many favorite phrases)?  To avoid an early death you just need to up your vacations!  I wrote about the longitudinal research on vacation, and then I had the privilege of being interviewed on the topic.  I hope you...
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Ditching the Paycheck vs. Passion Dilemmas

If I had a nickel for every time a client asked, “Should I take the job for the money?”, I would be a richer girl (following the laws of positive emotions, I don’t want to discount whatever riches I already have)!  Part of that richness for me was being interviewed by an enthusiastic lifestyle writer...
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Doctors Advice: Take A Vacation

It is amazing what we need research to justify before we are willing to pause long enough to potentially heed the advice.  You would think that the benefits of taking periodic rest breaks and taking time off for a vacation would not need to be researched to convince you it is a good idea.  If...
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How To Alleviate Workplace Stress And Ask For Help

It can be stressful being interviewed by a Forbes contributor.   Having the interviewer be someone who actually endorsed my book, Don’t Die Waiting to Brave, made the experience better than I could have hoped.  Kathy Caprino and I met many years ago through the publisher, Berrett-Koehler.  Our paths had not crossed since 2015.  We share...
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Why Your Strengths- Not Your Passions Are the Key to a Happy Career

Preface — The following piece originally ran in the Brit.co. The author interviewed me extensively on a topic I love to discuss. What was fun about this piece coming out is it gave me a chance to teach what I needed to learn. I had been interviewed for the piece, but never knew when the...
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