Right now something has to give for us, so we’re taking a break from the Juggle. It’s not forever, but we also aren’t committing to a set date that we’ll be back. This isn’t an easy choice, but it feels like a healthy one. We are leaning into the “off-season” training analogy.
Turns out, juggling parenting in a pandemic with work and without the support of schools and daycare is consuming, complex and just plain HARD.
Juggle readers adjusting to new socially distant lifestyles: A career coach and a health care professional working their butts off.
Being entertained and engaged has never felt more important. Here’s what we’re into right now.
Jen needs to sleep more. Now that the world is upside-down, it’s harder than ever to keep good sleep habits. But if we don’t take care of ourselves, we’ll never get through this.
At best, the coronavirus crisis is like a shitty breakup — if you don’t make time to process your feelings and grieve, they’ll just overwhelm you and flare up when you least expect it. So go ahead, cry in the bathtub.
Here are a few of the things we’re listening to, watching and reading in quarantine to take our minds off the pandemic. We can’t promise they’re all positive, but at least they’re all something different.
The world is a pretty scary place right now. Our mantra: “We are doing the best we can to manage everything that is going on.” See how we’re coping during COVID and share how you’re doing the same.
The small ups and downs of life are important. Sarah found a way to celebrate wins, wash away discomforts, spend time with a friend and cool off from a Texas summer all at once.
Making friends as an adult is hard. Maintaining them can feel even harder. Alyssa shares six lessons she has learned 15 years and six moves later.
We’re not into concrete resolutions this year. Instead we’re embracing words like “courageous” to guide us through 2020.
Knowing when not to try your hardest is one of the most adaptive life skills you can develop.
I lost my husband’s phone. It’s somewhere in the bowels of our little two-bedroom Brooklyn apartment. I was convinced we’d find it, but now it’s been two days. Here’s what happened: last week was chaotic. In addition to the normal December frenzy including birthday parties and events, stressing about Christmas/Hanukkah gifts, and upending and re-booking […]
Here at The Juggle, we’re all about self care. Jen loves her family, but let’s be honest, sometimes togetherness can take a lot out of you. Here are some strategies to survive and thrive this holiday season.
Julia travels a lot for work. But less “jet-setting to London” and more “flying to any country recently featured on the Fragile States Index.” So she’s an EXPERT on how to make work travel as smooth a possible.
After realizing their screen time was out of control, two friends vow to use their phones less for a week. Here’s what they learned.
Here’s some of what we’ve been streaming, listening to and reading this fall.
In a society that often punishes women for being career-driven, we we met a happy professional powerhouse who says “I don’t believe in work-life balance.”
Carla Piñeyro Sublett got so burned out she decided to quit her job, pull her kids out of school and travel the world. Now she has a new outlook on work.
Alyssa is constantly left wondering how she can be a good friend to a new mother when she isn’t a mom herself. She asks the two Juggle moms, Jen and Amy for advice.
Sarah used to always think she was right. Until she discovered the glory of changing her mind.
We’re wary of “time management” tips that enable us to try to do more than we should. But these tips are all about doing less of what you don’t need to in order to focus on what’s most important.
Doing things alone can be daunting, terrifying and so very necessary. We interview Joyce about how she goes on solo vacations to recharge, reflect, and be by herself.
Spring cleaning time! A wellness coach offers ancient teachings to prep for seasonal change and rid yourself of any lingering winter blues.
Looking for a laugh? A good cry? Some sobering investigative journalism? How about a new perspective? Or a dancy jam? We got you.
Alyssa interviews Mena Cammett about landing her dream job at The World Bank, discovering herself through traveling and juggling career and sleep.
Jen and Alyssa give us a glimpse of life in someone else’s shoes, and offer food for thought if you or anyone who know is a hyper-early or hyper-late person.
Alyssa shares how she built a daily meditation habit. It took years, but now that she meditates daily, she believes it helps her be the person she wants to be.
We have mixed feelings on New Year’s resolutions, so we’re taking a non-traditional approach this year. Each of our co-founders shares their thoughts.
Reading fiction makes you nicer. No really. Research says so. Here is what we at the Juggle are reading and listening to this holiday season.