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Balance - Inviting Yin Energy into Our Work

Working Women: Inviting in the Yin

Harder. Better. Faster. Stronger. Does this sound like your workplace? Maybe you would add other descriptors like stressful, fast-paced and ever-changing. Workload and demands are high while resources and time are in short supply. The spectre of the 2008 recession has everyone running hard to avoid being the company that doesn’t make it or the employee who is made redundant.

Don’t misunderstand. Competition and working hard are good things. But sustainability and balance are equally important, and these qualities are scarce right now. Words like “family-friendly” or “employer of choice” appear in the text of companies’ websites, but they are not lived realities for most employees.

Make. Work. Better.

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WRITTEN BY
Adrienne Crowder
Adrienne Crowder, M.S.W., has worked in the field of workplace health for over 15 years, using her social work training to help individuals and teams work more effectively. She lives and works in Guelph, ON.
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