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.
Life at a Distance: Two women far from home in Beijing and New York
Two women living far from their families, one in Beijing and one in New York, navigate challenging quarantines.
Life at a Distance: The busy season for career reinvention & health care
Juggle readers adjusting to new socially distant lifestyles: A career coach and a health care professional working their butts off.
Dancing in quarantine
A love letter to dancing in quarantine + a bunch of virtual dance parties and classes: ways to move your body and de-stress in the age of the coronavirus.
Why we’re drinking less in quarantine
For Jen and Sarah, drinking during quarantine doesn’t work. Drinking has often left Sarah feeling physically like crap, and Jen’s always had a problematic on-again, off-again relationship with alcohol. So they both decided to cut way back. That choice certainly isn’t for everyone. But Jen and Sarah are both finding that the emotional rollercoaster of this time is dramatic enough without booze-induced meltdowns or hangover blues.
Sleeping more won’t fix all my problems, but it fixes a lot of them
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.
Coping during the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Freezing my eggs: a mental health godsend
According to Sarah, the three best things she’s ever done for her mental health are therapy, meditation and freezing her eggs.
All I want for Christmas is to forgive myself for losing my husband’s stupid phone
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 […]
The Juggle’s family holiday survival guide
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.
Tips and tricks for the frequent work traveler on the brink of existential angst
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.
According to this super successful tech CMO, micromanaging your day isn’t the key to success
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.
Swearing: a love story
Much like broccoli, swearing is good for you. Do it liberally for a long life full of happiness and health. Maybe. Kind of.
Doing things alone can be scary but so worth it
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.
Imposter syndrome: overcoming the invisible spirit crusher
Ever felt like an imposter? We asked a career coach who’s struggled with this herself for her tips on how to deal.
What to do when winter JUST. WON’T. END.
Spring cleaning time! A wellness coach offers ancient teachings to prep for seasonal change and rid yourself of any lingering winter blues.
Committing to a daily meditation practice is hard, but it can be done. I’m proof.
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.
On womanhood, fertility and being betrayed by your body
Guest blogger Courtney shares her deepest thoughts about being single in her mid-30s contemplating having children. “Do I freeze eggs and hope for the best? Let nature take its course and see what happens to my life over the next few years? Do I try to have a baby now, if the possibility will only decrease?”
What we are reading and listening to this holiday season
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.
Is sleep the new kale?
Jen tried to get good sleep — and failed. Here is why she prefers to stay up late and chooses not to prioritize sleep hygiene.
When you need to leave your job
How do you know when it’s time to stop sticking it out and, instead, move on? Alyssa shares five factors she considered when contemplating leaving her job.