Be aware of your own emotions and energy levels. It's nigh on impossible for many of us to take a day or even a whole hour to ourselves so make of list of small activities you can do in 10 minutes that recharge you. It could be you sit for 10 minutes reading before going into the office, go for a walk around the block at lunchtime, schedule a 10 minute chat with a friend - whatever it is that sustains and rejuvenates you. Then when you can feel yourself in need of a quick pick me up - do one of your 10 minute recharges. try and work up to fitting in 3 per day - that's 30 minutes to yourself! Find creative ways to do it - come on, we can all find 10 minutes!”
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Frozen juice boxes make excellent lunchbox icepacks.by Lylah M. Alphonse on 6th June 2008518Vote!
I try to not check email as the first thing I do in the morning -- it's a huge time suck.by Nataly on 6th June 2008864Vote!
Buy an extra set of cones and collection bottles for your breast pump, so you can always have a clean set ready to go.by Work It, Mom! Team on 6th June 2008920Vote!