Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Bonus: Where Do We Go From Here?


From saying "no" to juggling multiple projects, we've learned a lot about managing our workaholism over the past few months. So what's helped us the most? And where do we go from here?

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

#8: Tim Herrera on Why a Digital Detox Isn't Always the Answer


Digital detoxing is the default solution to burnout, stress, and overwork. But is disconnecting realistic? And, more importantly, does it truly get to the heart of the problem?

In this episode, we talk to Tim Herrera about how to stay connected without letting connectivity control your life, why you shouldn't think of your workplace as your family, and what leaders can do to establish less toxic work environments.

Show notes:

Special thanks to our sponsor, Everlance. Visit  www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

#7: How to Say No More Often (And Why You Should)


Learning to say "no" is crucial for workaholics, who have a tendency to overcommit. In this week's episode, we cover some criteria for deciding when to say "no" and when to say "yes." We also discuss some research-backed strategies for being direct and effective with your no.

Show notes:

Special thanks to our sponsor, Everlance. Visit  www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

#6: Alan Henry + Whitson Gordon on Productivity and Purpose


Is there a productivity trap? Is our culture obsessed with getting things done and checking tasks off lists? Kristin asks her former Lifehacker editors if we have a productivity problem.

Alan Henry (New York Times editor) and Whitson Gordon (writer, New York Times, Popular Science) make the case for productivity...with a purpose. They offer some concrete, actionable tips, like the Daily 3-Task Method, to make sure you don't fall into the so-called "productivity trap." Instead, productivity should be about making time for the things that truly matter to you.

Show notes:

Special thanks to Everlance for making this podcast episode possible. Visit www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

#5: Workaholism and Rethinking Success


We tend to think of success linearly, in terms of how we'll feel once we reach the finish line. But what if the way we approach success actually leaves us feeling distracted, unfocused...and maybe even unsuccessful?

In this episode, we consider a different way to think about success: not just and end goal, but also a process.

Psst! Enter our book giveaway by Sept 19th! Leave us a review on iTunes, then Tweet us a screenshot of your review @nonworkaholics for a chance to win The Year of Less (Cait Flanders), How to Be Everything (Emilie Wapnick), and Get Money (Kristin Wong)!

Show notes:

Special thanks to Everlance for making this podcast episode possible. Visit www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

#4: Emilie Wapnick Tells Us How to Be Everything


Are you a multipotentialite? In this episode, author and TED speaker Emilie Wapnick explains the concept of multipotentiality: the idea that you can be more than one thing in your career. We talk about how to pursue and explore your many interests without burning out.

Show notes:

Special thanks to Everlance for making this podcast episode possible. Visit www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

#3: Self-Care Is Not a Reward


Not getting enough sleep. Eating lunch at your desk. Skipping lunch altogether. When we're overworked, we're quick to dismiss basic self-care. The problem is, most people think of self-care as a luxury item, a reward. But it's actually a crucial part of "getting things done."

In this episode, we talk about some common misconceptions about self-care and how to do things better.

Show notes:

Special thanks to our sponsor, Everlance. Visit  www.Everlance.com/recoveringworkaholics for a special discount.

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Closed captioning: https://tinyurl.com/y8dsw3bc

Disclaimer: The points of view expressed in this podcast are Kristin Wong and Dara Blaine's and do not represent any other person or entity. The opinions of our guests do not represent our own. We do not guarantee any desired or specific results in connection with this podcast. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to hold us liable for any of the decisions, actions or results in your own life, career or business. Listeners are 100% responsible for any decisions or actions they take after listening to this podcast. Listening to this podcast does not create any sort of counseling, coaching or other relationship.


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