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/ October 27, 2017 Why Today’s “Working Mom” is Your Company's Best Asset
Why Today’s “Working Mom” is Your Company's Best Asset

By Laurie Aquilante

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I’d only been back to work from maternity leave for a few weeks when my son came down with an awful cold. My husband took him to the doctor and they gave us some advice: The more you can breastfeed him, directly from your body versus pumping, the faster he’ll get better.

Crap.

That was my honest reaction to my first conflict between motherhood and my career.

Should I leave early and go home to my son? Do I work from home for a few days so I can nurse him in real time? I just got back from maternity leave. What about my team? My work? My husband and I are “progressive”; he is a “stay-at-home-dad” and I’m a “working ... Read More

/ October 6, 2017 5 Simple Ways to De-Stress at Work
5 Simple Ways to De-Stress at Work

By Maggie Bertram

Let’s face it, many of us believe our jobs are our primary sources of stress. With projects to keep up with, meetings to attend, and emails to write, there just isn’t enough time (or coffee) in a day. Many people end up taking their work home with them, if not physically then mentally, and fresh ideas and things to do become the main source of sleepless nights. That's why here at HubSpot we try to find small and easy ways to bring balance to employees' day-to-days.

Having a work-life balance and ways to de-stress during the workday minimize burnout and keep us happy and healthy when we come in each morning. So, here are five simple ways you can boost your own mental wellness and find a little relaxation during the 9 to 5.

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