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As a woman entrepreneur, wife and mom to two little boys, the question I am probably asked the most is “How do you balance being a working mom.” And to be honest, I’ve always taken issue with this question. Read more

Family + Friends

Leading others, in small ways and in big ones, is one of life‘s most challenging and most rewarding tasks. So how can you step up and have an impact? Read more

Advice

Money served as my life boat - it kept me afloat and safe from the sea of the unknown. And I knew, deep down, I so badly wanted to dive in and see where the unknown would take me! Read more

Money

You've heard of work/life balance, but is it really achievable or are we setting ourselves up for failure? Rather than trying to "balance," here are some tips to instead celebrate the various aspects of our life and integrate them as best as possible Read more

Mindset

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Nearly half of all new year’s resolutions don’t even get past month one. Betsy Sobiech, a life coach and global leader at Tiara International, has the secrets to how to make sure our resolutions actually stick. Read more

Mindset

These simple exercises are part of a series developed by health and wellness expert, Bija Bennett, that are tailored to which direction you are traveling in. Read more

Workout

Winter is (almost) in the rear-view mirror. Get your mind and body ready for spring with a few spots to pamper and revive. Read more

Health

Currently starring in Drury Lane's production of "Bye Bye Birdie," the triple-threat actress talks about how she unwinds between shows. Read more

Wellness

Children's clothing designer Shannon Rihm of Jak & Peppar shares the secrets to her success, as well as how she spends her time putting balance back into her busy life. Read more

How She Did It

Theater director and professor Jessica Thebus shares how she decompresses when she's not commanding some of the top stages in Chicago. Read more

How She Did It

Chicago's eyebrow guru to the stars shares how she unwinds after spending endless hours on her feet changing the way women look and feel, one pluck at a time. Read more

How She Did It

Master mixologist Becci Visconti West talks about how she fills her Sunday with family time and downtime when she's not mixing, managing, and teaching others how to make a mean drink. Read more

How She Did It

Jami-Lyn Derse, DVM, the founder of Veterinary Housecall Care, talks about her favorite ways to add balance in her life when she's not taking care of our four-legged family members all over the city of Chicago. Read more

How She Did It

Jodi Fyfe of Paramount Events talks about how her family helps her keep the social whirl from becoming a whirlwind. Read more

How She Did It

Since founding Henson Consulting, her award-winning PR firm, in 2001, Kathleen Henson has expertly raised the profiles of local and national brands. The mother of five talks about why she started her own company and what is in store for 2016. Read more

Advice

Heather Hogden, director of nightlife at PUBLIC Chicago Hotel, talks about how she unwinds after a busy week immersed in Chicago's entertainment scene. Read more

How She Did It

Lauren McGrady of hot new West Loop boutique Rider for Life shares her tips on staying healthy and balanced despite living the life of a busy entrepreneur. Read more

How She Did It

April Francis of Dose Market talks about the key things she needs to balance her busy lifestyle as one of Chicago's leading ladies of fashion and entrepreneurship. Read more

How She Did It

Carrie Nahabedian, award-winning chef of NAHA and Brindille, talks about life as a chef and how she enjoys a relaxing holiday in Chicago. Read more

How She Did It