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Achieving Work and Life Balance

 

Books

  • Shift to Professional Paradise‚Ķ 5 Steps to Less Stress, More Energy & Remarkable Results at Work, Vicki Hess
  • The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in our 24/7 World, Christine Louise Hohlbaum
  • Super Competent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best, Laura Stack
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
  • Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life, Henri Nouwen

 

Online Articles

 

MC Alumni Advice

  • “Remember to take time for yourself so that you don't become too overwhelmed. Also remember that it is ok to ask for help whether from spouses, boyfriends/girlfriends, co-workers, or parents.”
  • “Get involved working with a charity or community garden or something as soon as you move to a new place, because it's really important to keep things in perspective when your full-time job is difficult and bogs you down.”
  • “Talking to other teachers about how they balance teaching and the demands of the job with their faith and personal life was very helpful!”
  • “I think time was the thing that helped me the most in regards to balancing work and home life. It took me awhile to adjust and to understand how much time of relaxation was necessary for me personally. It took patience”

 

 

 

 

 


 

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