Your Work Life: Reflecting on the Past Year

Your Work Life: Reflecting on the Past Year

By Deanna Parkton and Ed Hunter    Ah, the holidays - time to spend time with loved ones, share gifts and unwind from the year that has been, to say the least, unlike any other. However, this time of year can also feel like a stressful rush to the finish line. ...

Finding Gratitude in a Hectic Work Situation

Finding Gratitude in a Hectic Work Situation

  by Deanna Parkton   This is the time of year to take time to show gratitude for the small blessings in our lives. For good reason too - research around positive psychology shows that being grateful results in better life satisfaction. We often...

Burnout in 2020 – Three Ways to Take Back Control

Burnout in 2020 – Three Ways to Take Back Control

by Deanna Parkton   2020 has been a big year. Between a global pandemic and social and political upheaval, staying at our best mentally, physically and emotionally can be a challenge. If you are feeling like it is hard to focus at work, you are not alone....

Work Anxiety – The Controversial Idea of Caring Less

Work Anxiety – The Controversial Idea of Caring Less

by Deanna Parkton   Have you ever found yourself dreaming about a work problem at night and tossing and turning in preparation for the next day? Do you struggle to turn off your brain when it comes to your job? Do you notice that you are having strong emotional...

Working the Room Online: Tools to Expand Your Network Virtually

Working the Room Online: Tools to Expand Your Network Virtually

by Deanna Parkton Attending networking events is a great way to connect with professionals and expand your knowledge related to your industry. When you think of networking events, you may immediately think of breakfast meetings or happy hours to schmooze and chat with...