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Spring into Balance: Quality Family Time

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Week 7: Spring into Balance

This 10 week initiative from Good Not Perfect and Simplify, Live, Love is aimed at simplifying, finding time for yourself, and being happier. You can read about the 10 week project here and here.

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I am sure as you reflect on what you want to do every week, spending time with your loved ones is something that falls very high on the list.

Of my 168 hours each week, I spend approximately 108 of them with my kids.  Almost every minute that I’m not at work.  I spend probably 100 of these hours with my husband, when he is not traveling.  Subtract sleep and it’s way fewer than that – probably about 30 hours a week with my kids.  Subtract time tending to the kids and my husband and I probably have about 10 hours a week together, and usually in a 2 hour window at the end of a long day.  So how do we make these few precious hours count? (more…)

Weekly Wrap-Up 4: New York Adventures

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Dear Emily & Mary,

Well, as I mentioned in my last *ahem* “weekly” wrap up, things around here have been turned upside down.  It’s really been interesting.  I’ve been really busy, but also really happy.  Two weeks ago I was out of the office for three days for the Global Volatility Summit.  Essentially, this was a group of incredibly smart hedge fund managers and investors talking about derivatives.  Here were the highlights: (more…)

Spring into Balance – Week 3

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This 10 week initiative from Good Not Perfect and Simplify, Live, Love is aimed at simplifying, finding time for yourself, and being happier. You can read about the 10 week project here and here.

We continue our journey this week in a phase of reflection.  If you haven’t joined us, here’s all you need to know to catch up:  There are 168 hours in a week, and we’re working hard to give two of these hours to ourselves.

It’s definitely not too late to join in.  The bottom line is that we are not putting pressure on ourselves to do ANYTHING every single day.  We are just trying to be conscious of setting aside a small fraction of our waking hours each week for nobody but ourselves.

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