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Full Time, All the Time

with Britt Reints

Forget the 9 to 5; the demands of a working mom aren’t limited by a time clock. Full Time, All the Time is a blog about balancing the many roles of a modern woman - and maintaining your wellbeing while doing it. I am a writer, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend and sometimes volunteer living in Pittsburgh. Oh, and I think you look pretty today.

You can also find Britt on Twitter and at InPursuitOfHappiness.net.

3 Ways to Keep Learning (And Why You Must)

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University Life 104When I was a child I was certain grown ups knew everything. I assumed they collected that vast and complete body of knowledge in college, the magical place people went into as kids and came out of as adults worthy of real jobs. Now, of course, I know the truth: there is always more we need to know.

When it comes to learning, we can never experience enough. Because the world in which we work and live is constantly evolving, we must always be expanding our understanding of it. The minute you decide you no longer need to be taught is the instant you start to become irrelevant in your industry and boring in your dinner-party conversations.

A life of continued fulfillment is a life of constant learning.
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How Expressing Gratitude Can Improve Your Career

Categories: balance, career advice, the juggle, working mom

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Gratitude is this month’s buzz word. You’ve probably seen it all over your Facebook timeline, and it will surely start popping up in TV commercials any second now. I’m a fan of gratitude myself and encourage people to practice it all year round because of how it can boost one’s personal happiness. But, did you also know that gratitude can help you get ahead at work?

Feeling grateful can make you more productive.

When you’re loving your job and appreciating the paycheck and perks, it’s easier to do your best work. If you’re feeling resentful, you might be tempted to hold back or do the bare minimum.
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