Should Hardworking Professionals Take a Break?

The answer is yes! Some describe hardworking as dedicated, diligent, or persevering. Others might describe hardworking as businesslike, enterprising, or active. Still others would describe hardworking as painstaking, disciplined or industrious. Additionally words like thorough, skillful, practiced, serious, and methodical relate to hardworking. Regardless of the words used, hardworking professionals go to work daily. They […]

Six Concerns that Cause Stress for Hardworking Professionals

When Careercast.com published its 2017 most stressful jobs list, I laughed because event planner was the fifth most stressful job on their list. It placed just below enlisted military personnel, firefighter, airline pilot and police officer. While event planning is probably very stressful, so are countless other jobs. The remainder of the top ten included […]

Are you a professional who struggles with stress?

I am Marcyline Bailey, a licensed clinical social worker and founder of Happyhalfhour.club, the community for hardworking professionals who want to be happy. I consider myself to be a hardworking professional who works full-time as a school social worker and owns a part-time private practice in which I see 3-4 patients a week. My blog […]

Rev Up Your Afternoons with Stay Calm Snacks

In a previous blog post I shared an article written by featured guest Angela Berry. The article is entitled Easy, Tasty Energizing “Pick-Me-Up” Afternoon Snacks. Afternoon at work poses a dilemma to workers. We are bored, tired, and stressed. Many of us try to eat our way out of these feelings by snacking. The snacks […]

Repairing a Broken Spirit in a Vortex of Crazy

“I was so broken that I believed pieces of my being could scatter in the wind like dust.” That was a quote from the blog post Are You too Broken to be Happy. I was referring to a painful period of my life when it seemed as if everything was falling apart. My husband and […]

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