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Paula Davis Laack

7 Ways To Avoid Mental Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The more I burned out, the more I just wanted to hole up in my office and avoid people, and that was exactly the opposite of what I should have been doing. I didn't want to let people know how awful I was really feeling because I thought it meant I was weak.

9 Steps To Change Careers And Get the Life You Want

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

There are two questions I get asked most frequently when I tell new people my story. The first is, "Why did you decide to leave law?" and the second is, "How did you make the change?" This is the step-by-step process I used to go from recovering lawyer to happy entrepreneur.

5 Strategies To Help You Forgive

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While research indicates that training in forgiveness can actually bring about improvements in both well-being and health, actually forgiving can be easier said than done. If forgiveness is something you want to practice, try one of these strategies.

Women and Happiness: Is It Still Declining?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.11.2013 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Do women now feel more comfortable being honest about their real happiness levels? Has an increase in opportunity created a commensurate increase in what is required for women to declare, "I'm happy?"

5 Ways Hope Impacts Your Health

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Your level of hopefulness impacts how well you age, how you take care of your health, and how productive you are at work. Being a hopeful thinker about the future will help you build your resilience and give you yet another tool for handling stress, change, and adversity.

LOOK: How To Wash Stress Away

Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The Missing Link in Your Battle to Lose Weight

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

How many of you are frustrated with the number you see on the scale? This is the time of year many people make New Year's resolutions, and my guess is that one of your goals is to lose weight.

4 Questions Resilient Couples Ask

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Why are some couples able to navigate challenge and change with ease while others get stuck and spin their wheels?

Resilience: 7 Simple Strategies For Busy, Stressful Lives

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Resilience is a popular buzzword, but what really is resilience? Most people are able to define it as the ability to bounce back from adversity, but few realize that resilience is made up of a number of different skills and abilities.

Can Women Have It All? 6 Questions You Should Ask Instead

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

We've managed to reduce a complex amalgam of issues to a yes or no question. As you progress on your work/life journey, ask yourself these six questions to gain clarity.

4 Stress Types and Their Impact on Busy Women

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.22.2012 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

It wasn't until I burned out that I actually became aware of how few resources existed which identified, much less discussed, the impact that occurs when stress and high-achieving women collide.

7 Mindsets That Cause You Stress -- And How to Get Over Them

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.23.2012 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Many successful women hold beliefs about how they should live and work that produce faulty assumptions that can cause undue stress.