Category Archives: Work Life Balance

7 Tips for Working Effectively from Home

Is working effectively from home a struggle for you? Many thanks to Molly Millson, contributor to Smooth Decorator, for this article on 7 tips to do just that.

In the past, to describe your current job as “I am working from home” used to carry some stigma around it, as if you were lying about your unemployment, laziness and failure. Today, having a home office has become commonplace, if not a must.

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Need more control? Write a novel. Guest Post by Pamela T Starr

Need more control?  Write a novel.

When I was newly married, I couldn’t understand why my husband wouldn’t do the things I wanted.  When I was a new mother, I couldn’t understand why my baby cried for no apparent reason.  As a woman, I couldn’t understand why my hair looked great when I was staying home and got frizzy when I need to look good.

Need more control? Write a novel suggests author @PamelaStarrFL  #TruthsNotSpoken #GuestPost

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So I wrote a novel.

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How I Balanced My Business While Working A Full-Time Job

Learning to balance work and other activities is important. It’s especially difficult to put in a full day at your regular job and then go home and work some more when you decide to start your own business. Believe me, this Diva definitely can relate. My website has become a full-time job and I have balanced it with working a 40+ hour a week job, a direct sales business, family obligations and, (gasp!) a life.

Send Holiday Cards With Ease

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. 

Every year I say I want to send out holiday cards. Every year I fail miserably. This year I am taking a new approach to send holiday cards with ease by starting early and implementing some simple steps to be successful with this goal.

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The Top Things Busy Women Need to Stop Doing

Sometimes it seems like women are busier than they have ever been. Whether you’re a stay at home parent, a working mother, or you’re single with no kids, it feels like you spend all your time rushing around from one thing to the next. If you never get a chance to sit down and have some time to yourself, perhaps it’s time to do something about the way you organize your life.

Ways to Make Yourself a More Well-Rounded Person

Becoming more well-rounded as a person is not only about improving your job prospects. It can help you develop individually and make you feel better about yourself. Although it is great to excel at one particular part of your life, whether it be a hobby or a job, exploring a broader range of skills can also be beneficial. If you want to make yourself better-rounded, here are a few tips.


Keep the Plates Spinning: Balancing Your Work and Social Life

Owning and running your own business can definitely be a lot of fun. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with a fellow Divapreneur that owns a local restaurant and had to ask “how do you keep the plates spinning?” Balancing her work and social life while serving scrumptious delicacies and amazing customer service.

Let’s be real, as a restaurant owner you are creating a social hub where people come to have a good time with friends and family.

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