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The Stay-at-Home Bucket List

Most of us live on Couch Island these days, which can start to feel especially dull when you think about the actual island-hopping that can’t happen right now. The good news? Staying in The Great Indoors still offers a wealth of bucket-list worthy items, even if some of them require a bit of creative thinking. 

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What Smokers Should Know About Life Insurance

It’s no secret smoking can impact your health, but did you know it can impact your life insurance rates? And it’s not a small difference. Smokers can pay thousands more in premiums over the life of their policy. So, you know you need life insurance, but you’re not ready to kick the habit. There are

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How to Say No and Be Fulfilled in Work and in Life

It’s hard to say no. From pressure to look agreeable and easy-going to the desire to avoid conflict, there are many reasons why we sometimes say yes when we don’t really want to.  But the reality is: saying yes all the time can be both physically and mentally exhausting. If we continue agreeing to things

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11 New Ways to Celebrate The Good Stuff During Quarantine

If being quarantined has left you uninspired for how to celebrate the special occasions or the people in your life, it’s time to get creative. These are unprecedented times, indeed. So celebrating a quarantine birthday, anniversary, new baby, old friendship, or any milestone in-between requires a new approach. We have some new ideas to keep

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An Introvert’s Guide to Being Successful at Work

Today’s workplace involves open floor plans, after-work happy hours, networking events, and interactive meetings. For those with introverted personalities — who thrive in less-stimulating, slower-paced environments — this can be not only stressful, but also limiting.  With mounting pressure to get ahead, today’s workplace seems tailor-made for extroverts, who are more than willing to put

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5 Ways to Tell It’s Time to Find a New Job

As millennials enter the workforce, they bring with them a fundamental shift in office culture and expectations. With their generation poised to make up 50% of the entire workforce by next year, their philosophies on freelance and remote work, competitive benefits, and relaxed office styles are only going to become more common.  In addition to

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Got Career Envy? Here are 5 Ways to Use it to Your Advantage

When you see a friend or colleague’s post about a big promotion, you want to be happy for them. But that’s sometimes easier said than done — especially if the promotion came with a raise or increased benefits that you’d like as well.  These feelings are known as “career envy,” or the comparison of yourself

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Best Practices for Working from Home

So, you work from home now? We’re in the risk business, so we were pretty prepared for an all-company, WFH scenario. We even did a test drive when rumors of the impact of COVID-19 began to spread.  That’s not to brag, but to say, we’ve been there, we made it through, and you can too.

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What Are the Sunday Scaries? (+ How to Combat Them!)

The concept of a “Lazy Sunday” conjures images of reading your favorite book with a mug of tea, taking a nice stroll around the neighborhood, or watching your favorite movie with a good snack. Unfortunately, for 80% of professionals, these idyllic feelings aren’t a Sunday reality. Instead, the majority of workers experience what is known