Work & Life

The juggle is real. Learn from other women entrepreneurs about how they manage work-life balance. It's too easy to be a workaholic when you're an entrepreneur, so read about stress management techniques, how to spot burnout symptons and how to plan a vacation.

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Work & Life

The juggle is real. Learn from other women entrepreneurs about how they manage work-life balance. It's too easy to be a workaholic when you're an entrepreneur, so read about stress management techniques, how to spot burnout symptons and how to plan a vacation.

April Chen (right) and a team member at her pop-up in Boston.

For Young Entrepreneurs, Starting a Business Is a Juggle

April Chen, a recent graduate of Babson College, looks back on balancing a startup business with student life.

Smart goal setting doesn't have to be complicated. (Credit: Unsplash)

Got Goals? Good. Need a Way to Achieve Them? Then Read This

Marketing expert Lorrie Thomas Ross offers simple life hacks for smart goal setting that will help you achieve business and personal success.

8 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Stay Motivated on Tough Days

How to Stay Inspired When You Really Need a Boost

We asked more than 30 women entrepreneurs what they do to stay motivated in their business on those inevitable tough days. Their answers will inspire you.

Sometimes, volunteer opportunities aren't exactly opportunities.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Volunteer Your Time or Business Talent

It’s the season of giving. But make sure your donation of time or gifts in kind aligns with your values, says Lorrie Thomas Ross, a marketing expert.

Interview with Donna Karan, Urban Zen founder and fashion business legend

Donna Karan Opens Up About Fashion, Failure and the Force That Drives Her

During a recent conversation, the iconic fashion designer turned social entrepreneur urged women just starting out in business to tune in to their gifts and where they’re being guided.

If You’re Tired of Working From Starbucks, You Might Want to Try This Elegant Alternative Workplace

That favorite restaurant, where you’ve enjoyed dinner? It might just be the best place to do your remote work.

You can have the personal and professional life of your dreams by starting a sustainable lifestyle business. (Credit: Simon Maage on Unsplash)

Want to Create a Business and Lifestyle You Love? Follow These 4 Steps

Women entrepreneurs have a unique superpower when it comes to wealth, health and happiness.

Alexandra Clark, founder of Bon Bon Bon

How to Design Your Life and Business for Success

The owner of Detroit chocolate shop Bon Bon Bon says entrepreneurship has allowed her to pursue her passion and design the travel-filled, dog-friendly life she wants.

Laura and Doug Zander, founders of Jimmy Beans Wool

Talk More, Talk Less

There’s no one path to office harmony for couples in business together, the stories of these entrepreneurial partners show.

Keeping Husband & Wife from Becoming Husband vs. Wife

Keeping Husband & Wife from Becoming Husband vs. Wife

The stresses of business ownership can be doubly tough when your business partner is also your life partner.

For couples in business together, communication and a clear delineation of roles and responsibilities are keys to keeping things sweet

When You Get Your Money With Your Honey

For couples in business together, communication and a clear delineation of roles and responsibilities are keys to keeping things sweet — and not too sticky.

Get a Life: Expert Tips for Work and Life

Get a Life: Expert Tips for Work and Life

Summer is coming to a close. Our GAL panelists impart their last, best advice for maintaining a balanced life as you head back to work.

No one builds a successful company alone. Our panelists discuss the importance of relationships and community

Get a Life: It Takes a Village

No one builds a successful company alone. Our panelists discuss the importance of relationships and community.

Get a Life: Managing Technology

Get a Life: Managing Technology

Our panel offers a wealth of tips on how to maintain our equilibrium — and sanity — amid the virtual flood of emails, alerts and updates.

How to Delegate

Get a Life: How to Delegate

Our panel of experts offers tips on how you can make personal time by creating a support team.

Other Resources

Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness, one of many styles of meditation, has been proven to enhance health, happiness, work and relationships. The practice involves becoming fully present and aware of where we are and what we’re doing (for instance, our breathing, our body sensations), yet not overly reactive to what’s going on around us — and not attached to our thoughts. It can be done while seated, standing, walking or lying down for any length of time.

Sanity & Self App
Sanity & Self is a self-care app and platform for overworked women that offers sessions ranging from 2 to 45 minutes that provide breathing exercises, pep talks, writing prompts and fitness routines, among other activities.

Thrive
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder by Arianna Huffington. In this book, the star media entrepreneur argues that we must redefine what it means to be successful, adding personal well-being to a definition long centered on gaining money and power.

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