Work/life balance

These posts are all themed around the challenges of balancing your work and home life

How to fight fatigue and increase your energy levels – even if you are still in lockdown

So many people I speak to recently (myself included) are telling me they are feeling fatigued and their energy levels are low. Given how much change we have had forced upon us, and our general levels of stress and anxiety, this isn’t surprising. Add in the threat of an impending global recession, firms pausing recruitment, …

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5 tried and tested tips to stop your working day from becoming your whole day when working from home.

How to stop working long hours when working from home Did you start lockdown with adrenaline-fuelled intentions about what you were going to do with all your spare time now you were working from home? And are you now finding that spare time you had from not commuting, not travelling, not doing the school run …

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The Lawyer, Accountant, and Consultant’s guide: How to create a new daily structure when working from home for the first time (even if you have failed miserably so far)

Many of us have now been working from home for the last month. And if you are like me, it hasn’t quite gone to plan. Perhaps you had unrealistic ideas, fuelled by the adrenaline buzz, of how productive you would be working from home freed of the shackles of the daily commute and needing to …

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How to avoid back and shoulder pain when working from home

Many of us are finding out what it is like to work from home for an extended period of time. Given the speed at which most firms moved their employees to work remotely, many of the niceties didn’t happen. Namely support to get a working environment at home which minimised the impact on your body. …

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2 essential ways that attorneys can avoid burnout from the stress of practising law

Did you know that lawyers suffer from depression at a rate 3.6 times higher than that of other professions? It’s true. Practising law is stressful and demanding and the constant high pressure to improve with the same resources day after day leads a lot to attorney burnout. Here are 2 essential ways that attorneys can …

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Top 6 busy season survival techniques from Big 4 veterans themselves

The Big 4 busy season can break even the strongest of accountants no matter how experienced you are at them. So how is it done? How do the veterans keep surviving them only to fight another year? We asked them just that and here they are – the top 6 survival techniques straight from the …

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14 simple (and time effective ways) lawyers can avoid burnout and crippling anxiety

Lawyer burnout affects hundreds of attorneys and paralegals worldwide. Why? This is because of stressful schedules, long work hours, and high-pressure in the law industry. There are also the factors of character traits such as perfectionism and pessimism that are prevalent among many lawyers. This article explores how much of an issue anxiety and burnout …

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6 ways to thrive in big 4 busy season (without burning out in the process)

Regardless of how many busy seasons you have made it through, when they come around, they can still knock you off your feet. They leave you reeling for a few weeks after. To really thrive during big 4 busy season without burning yourself out, here are 6 things that you need to do. Plan and …

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4 key must-dos to survive big 4 busy season

Just the word “busy season” makes accountants at Big 4 firms shiver with fear. It conjures dark images of long hours, tight deadlines, constant pressure, and grueling hard work that lasts for weeks. If you feel like this at the very mention of the word, don’t fret. Here is how to survive big 4 busy …

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12 ways high-performers at the Big 4 avoid burnout AND still hit their targets

Do you know any of those people who are so busy yet they are always able to hit all of their targets? Not only that, but they are always somehow able to take on even more work without their performance suffering. How do they do it? No, they are not superheroes (as far as we …

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