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The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance

By Kristen Edens

When was the last time your life felt perfectly balanced? Or you were successfully dedicating just the right amount of time and energy to the people, places, and things that mattered most to you?  Or your efforts flowed seamlessly to meet your daily personal and professional needs? Chances are good, your answer might be, “Maybe when I was five.”  In this fast-paced, technology-crazed world in which we live, it’s more likely that you regularly flop into bed at the end of the day feeling frustrated and exhausted–having failed yet again to achieve the ever-elusive “work-life balance.” While list-making, goal-setting, and…

The Power of Intention

By Marianne Meeder

The worst thing that ever happened to me turned out to be the best in quite a remarkable way.  I was 55 and had reached a point in my life where I was settling for less in my career, relationships, and life.  I was working in a job that had me literally driving in circles given the excessive amount of travel that was required.  The job wore me down and played to my weaknesses, not my strengths.  All of the running and racing around adversely affected my health, so much so that I could no longer sleep for days on…