Depression Hurts: You Can Make It Better

By Rebecca Potance (Follow us on LinkedIn) If you or a loved one suffer from clinical depression, I recommend watching the 2011 film “Melancholia.” The first part of the movie features a recently married woman named Justine at her hilariously dysfunctional wedding reception. She puts on a smile in front of her husband and the guests,Continue reading “Depression Hurts: You Can Make It Better”

Mo Money, Mo Problems: How to Quit

By Trezlen Drake (Follow us on LinkedIn) As a first generation professional, my family has emphasized their belief that when one has a job, you should stay there no matter what. Discomfort in the work environment is likened to a petty grievance rather than a true concern about toxicity. I have been told that, since allContinue reading “Mo Money, Mo Problems: How to Quit”

Keeping a Healthy Mindset at Work – The Librarian’s Four Agreements

By Havilah Steinman Bakken (Follow us on LinkedIn) I recently had the opportunity to read The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz for the first time. The author explores four decisions they have made to promote mental health and a practical mindset in daily life. Making the following four agreements with myself as the author describesContinue reading “Keeping a Healthy Mindset at Work – The Librarian’s Four Agreements”

Ruthlessly Doing Less

By Sabrina Sondhi (Follow us on LinkedIn) Last summer I wrote a blog post asking if we should all step back, look at our job duties, analyze what is truly important, and then do only that, i.e., should we be doing less. Today I want to discuss two related ideas: applying that “do less” concept toContinue reading “Ruthlessly Doing Less”

Love That Journey for You

By Candice Fong A former colleague wrote the title of this post to me when I updated her on my life since I left my previous workplace. If you read my earlier previous post, you will know that I took time off from “work” to take a break from the daily grind of corporate life.Continue reading “Love That Journey for You”

Should We Be Doing Less?

By Sabrina Sondhi Like many law librarians, especially those of us who spent time as practicing lawyers, I’m a bit of an overachiever. For many years I’ve set high standards, volunteered for extra tasks, and taken pride in being busy. But the pandemic has affected this, too; I’m tired more often, I sometimes have difficultyContinue reading “Should We Be Doing Less?”