Basic Self Care

It’s easy to neglect yourself under the deadline pressure of a busy semester and writing deadlines. So during a recent presentation on delightful work/life integration for a group of graduate students, I stressed the importance of self care to support creativity and stamina in the academic life. And that’s when one of the students asked,

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All Your Worth

It’s annoying when a system meant to make your life flow more smoothly eats up more time than it frees up. I find most financial advice books to be irritating that way. Write down every penny I spend, REALLY??? That’s why I cheered when Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi’s 2005 book All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan recommended “Count the Dollars, Not the Pennies.”
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