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Kellyn Garrison
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Lawyer by trade, environmentalist by day and dreamer by night, I want to design a new work-life balance: sanity with a side of paycheck.
Lawyer by trade, environmentalist by day and dreamer by night, I want to design a new work-life balance: sanity with a side of paycheck.

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Office Lust: Home Edition
I've written before about the trials and tribulations of working from home. However, these photos compiled by Design*Sponge  have me whimsically thinking of how productive my genius would have been had I only worked in such gorgeous surroundings! Courtesy o...

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Finding a Meaningful Career
Philosopher and writer Alan Watts is famous for asking "What would you like to do if money were no object?"  At first glance, it appears a tough question. But is it? I inherently know what I want to do on my day off from work, for example. Lay around, read ...

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Defining Success: Pay vs. Meaning
Recently, the company PayScale  (NB: a great website for assessing salaries when job-hunting) compared and contrasted median pay and job satisfaction for more than 450 careers. The authors looked at the following categories: % High Job Satisfaction % High...

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Vacation: Ready, Plan, Go!
My friends and coworkers know thatI love to travel, but I am starting to suspect that they think I am a closeted trust fund baby or possibly, Gordon Gekko in disguise. Why, you ask? I am always planning international vacations. Here are a few tips that I us...

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Have a Happy Day; It's Good for You
Today's infographic is brought to you by I Love Charts , a dreamy website for graphic nerds, and Mother Nature Network :  View larger image at  Mother Nature Network Bonus tip: whistle this three times to cure all that ails you.

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Put Down that Phone (or Else!)
One of my favorite work- and labor-related journalists is Lucy Mangan, a writer for The Guardian  newspaper, BBC and, most recently, blogging for  CollinsDictionary.com (It is a blog about words. Very funny words.) She is fabulously clever and sharp-tongued...

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Dash of Green
Do you have office plants? I have a few (mostly) living plants in mine: a Christmas cactus, a primrose and two orchids that only bloom when there is an alignment of at least three planets. Courtesy of Daniella Witte . See more at her blog ! I envy the those...

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A Conference Call in Real Life
Happy Friday, workers of the world!

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Office Lust: Wallpaper
Looking for an easy way to spruce up your 9-5 surroundings? How about adding a wall (or even just a stripe) of wallpaper? Thankfully, the wallpaper in your grandma's mauve-tastic home is a thing of the past! Chasing Paper makes it possible to add a little p...

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Office Lust: Wallpaper
Looking for an easy way to spruce up your 9-5 surroundings? How about adding a wall (or even just a stripe) of wallpaper? Thankfully, the wallpaper in your grandma's mauve-tastic home is a thing of the past! Chasing Paper makes it possible to add a little p...
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