Posts by Lauren Ashley

Lauren is a working mother of an almost-two-year-old daughter. While she has not established a formal blog or social media site to share her writings, she uses them as a creative outlet and to work on herself to live a healthier, happier life.

3 Tips to Be Happier in Work and in Life

“It isn’t our position but our disposition that makes us happy” ~Unknown

I am just winding down from a business trip that has been both trying and inspiring at the same time. I’ve recently been put into a role to manage a department in a functionality I know nothing about, working with people I’ve barely met, and changing a formerly toxic environment.

To say the least, I have a challenge ahead of me. Now six months into the position, I took my direct reports to breakfast and told them the sole purpose was for them to give feedback on how …