Travel/Life Balance

Category Archives for Travel/Life Balance.

A Culture of Unnecessaries

Is a culture of “unnecessaries” dictating your life?  And if it is, can you change it?  That’s the gist of an interesting piece I stumbled upon this past week. The author theorizes that big business creates a culture where five-dollar lattes are viewed as a reward for going to work and scarce evening and weekend…

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Personal Upkeep for Frequent Travelers

In my early days as a frequent traveler, one of my biggest frustrations was scheduling time for “personal upkeep”. Whether it’s simple things like a pedicure or hair cut with a favorite stylist, or more complex regular procedures with a specialist, it can be difficult to juggle appointments, especially when the hours those professionals keep…

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Stitch Fix Box Review – July 2014

Stitch Fix is an online personal shopping service that allows women to set customized preferences for new additions to their wardrobe. A stylist for the company reviews this data (which includes personal style data, sizing, and feedback from past shipments as well as special requests for an individual box shipment) and hand-selects five pieces for…

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Can Business Travelers Have It All? Work/life balance again in question

“We can’t have it all” – that’s the most current message among women in the executive ranks, an ever-growing contingent of business travelers.  It’s a counter-claim to what I was sold in my teens and twenties as we were encouraged to bust through the glass ceiling by day and go home to perfect fulfilled lives…

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