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Extensive advice on self-care in career development. Mental health and balance are crucial to developing a successful career!

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Career Breaks Are the New Norm! On the Importance of Career Breaks in Professional Development

“Career break” has become an official professional status on LinkedIn. Why? Well, so many people consciously take career breaks that there is no more need to mask them under the excuse of additional education or charity work. Relations with work are like relations with people: sometimes you need to go separate ways for a while to regain passion and start again with double force. “Career break” has become an official professional status on LinkedIn as as such, it has become a new norm. So, let’s discuss the role of career breaks in professional development.

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Understanding and Working With Job-Induced Depression

Discussing depression and mental health is crucial, and it’s important to recognize that while there may not always be one clear cause, there are significant contributing factors that shouldn’t be overlooked. Our work, a substantial part of our lives, can often play a role. Contrary to common belief, you don’t have to dislike your job for it to affect your mental health. Here, we’ll explore ways to navigate your work life while lessening its impact on your mental well-being.

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Career Breaks Are the New Norm! On the Importance of Career Breaks in our Professional Development

“Career break” has become an official professional status on LinkedIn. Why? Well, so many people consciously take career breaks that there is no more need to mask them under the excuse of additional education or charity work. Relations with work are like relations with people: sometimes you need to go separate ways for a while to regain passion and start again with double force. In this article, we explain why career breaks not only became the new norm but can also be beneficial for one’s career.

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Sustainable Ways To Help You Cope With Anxiety In Professional Life

Indeed, anxiety in professional life is more common than we might realize. It can manifest temporarily, such as the nervousness before a job interview or during significant life changes. For others, it can be a persistent challenge that affects daily life and tasks. The key is not to let anxiety control you in your professional life but to address it proactively. To that end, let’s explore sustainable strategies to manage anxiety and improve your well-being.

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Five Jobs That Could Be a Good Fit for Neurodivergent Workers

Neurodiversity is the variation in human brain function and behavioral traits, including those traditionally considered to be outside the norm. While maintaining a full-time job is usually essential in order to pay bills, it can be physically and mentally exhausting in the today’s job market. This is especially true for neurodivergent individuals, who may struggle to find the energy to work and take care of their home at the same time. Fortunately, there are plenty of rewarding roles available that can help to preserve some of that precious energy for life outside the workplace. In this article, we look at five jobs that could be a good fit for neurodivergent workers.

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Deconstructing Burnout: Preventing, Diagnosing, and Healing

Burnout: one of the major societal problems in today’s job market. Millions of professionals live in this vicious cycle: they come to a new job with full determination to perform and excel. Burnout is a “normal anomaly” of sorts; most professionals go through burnout at some point in their careers. You have to get through the process to learn your limits and self-regulate better. So, burnout can crush your career or help you, depending if you can learn from this experience. In this article, we disambiguate what burnout is and what it isn’t. What are the typical causes, symptoms, and phases of a burnout episode? Can you prevent burnout, or recognize it early enough to reverse the process?

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Biggest Truths and Myths about Procrastination. How to Cure from Procrastination?

When we quit procrastinating during our more productive periods, we feel content and successful. But for the most people, this remains, unfortunately, a transient and ephemeral feeling. In this article, we will discuss how to turn those infrequently occurring moments of flow into regular occurrences. We aim to explain the science behind delaying tasks and introduce practical tactics that will make it simpler to take action and prevent procrastination.

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Bad Spending Habits And How To Break Them

Most of us have been stuck in this depressing rut at some point, living paycheck to paycheck. This can leave you feeling hopeless and anxious, but there are things you can do to gain confidence and clarity over your budget. In this brief article, we will explore some of the most common bad spending habits that can lead to this vicious cycle, and provide with some tips to help you successfully break these habits.

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Top 11 Rules For Productivity in the Office. How To Become the Top Performer as a White-Collar Employee?

Are you an office, white-collar employee who tends to feel exhausted, overwhelmed, or unproductive at work? Well, it might be nothing else than a form of impostor syndrome. Perhaps you are much more capable and productive than you think! Anyway, it can always get even better! So, how to quickly improve your productivity when working in the office? In this article, we introduce 11 REAL tricks for how to boost your productivity when working in the office – right here, right now. Some of them are backed by science, and some are backed by common sense only!

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How To Live a Good Life? A Note On Confucianism and What Can It Teach Us When It Comes To Building Professional Networking Strategies

In the professional world, it can be hard to find the time to absorb quality information on the philosophy, lifestyle, and history that help us improve the way we live. In this article, we would like to briefly introduce the central concepts in Confucianism and explain how it can be relevant for building career development strategies in the job market of today.