Workplace Stress and What You Can Do About It

Three years ago, I was thrilled to accept a four-week contract with a Toronto-based non-profit. As a former volunteer, I was excited to use my expertise to help an organization whose mission I supported and believed in. It also paid the bills! What should have been a month of tireless, passionate work turned into four-weeks[…]

Fight, Flight or Positive Respite

Annabelle is a 53-year-old perimenopausal woman who was just offered an early retirement package from the corporation she worked at for almost 30 years. Slightly apprehensive, she is opting for the package, as she is close to retirement, and figures a year, or two (or five) won’t make that much difference in her lifestyle. This[…]