Whether the problem is too much focus on work or too little, when your work life and your personal life feel out of balance, often times stress, along with its harmful effects, is the result. The good news is that most can take control of stress levels by giving yourself the time to do the … More Vacation!!

Pre-Vacation and Re-Entry Tips

This article on post vacation re-entry tips by Jamie Herzlich has me quoted in Newsday . Here’s the link to the entire article: ” Set up an automatic email email response to let people know you’ll be out of the office.” You may also enlist the services of a telephone answering service, which can help … More Pre-Vacation and Re-Entry Tips

Balance & Power Newsletter August 2013

    Balance & Power Newsletter         Hi Everyone! I’m back from a wonderful vacation-trip to London and visit with (first) baby grandson! and family and to Loire, France for castles and sunflowers!  (scroll down for 10 tips:)) 10 Tips for Smooth Travel Vacations and Fun: Anticipate having a wonderful time If something goes wrong  or … More Balance & Power Newsletter August 2013

Do you want to up your productivity, creativity and confidence?

Vacations are wonderful. No matter when or where- I am a big fan of time away with faith that it is the right time-place-people that you have arranged it with.  It is extra wonderful when you make a pact of no phones- and no or occassional computer.  Really!  Some adjustments  and maybe some extra down time- … More Do you want to up your productivity, creativity and confidence?

London Fun!

The front row of upper level of double decker bus is the best seating :).  Any seat at The Royal Albert Hall is fantastic- and the sound for Mark Knopfler & his band was super..great to hear the old faves “Sultan of Swing”, etc. and new music too. Pub lunch-supper (lupper?) by the Thames was … More London Fun!

Fun in Madrid

No more jetlag.  I’m on time with yummy comidas, siestas, fiestas – this weekend is Madrid’s Saints Day with fun celebrations and traditional costumes/dances. Galician lunch today and viewed a Queimada brewing ceremony- we didn’t partake as we were going back to Museo Thyssen…and of course my wonderful daughter Ariel and friends.  Ciao!

Women View Vacations as Priority(c) 2009 Eileen Lichtenstein

I recently came across this on the internet- I am a firm believer in the importance of vacations. A new survey finds that when it comes to women, the emotional rewards of a vacation are often key drivers in where they choose to spend their holiday getaways. The survey, conducted by Roper Public Affairs for … More Women View Vacations as Priority(c) 2009 Eileen Lichtenstein

LI Newsday Business Feature with Eileen

Eileen has been featured in Long Island Newsday, Business Section 6/15: “Amazingly, the reporter contacted me as I was packing for this European trip! I was happy to share-” Preparing to get away on vacation — “There’s rarely ever a good time to take a vacation when you’re a small-business owner.That’s why many owners … More LI Newsday Business Feature with Eileen