In Six Words: When You Have It All, What Do You Have?

full_moonLast week, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO, announced employees must now report to work in Yahoo’s office. Employees can no longer work from home.

An announcement like this leads to discussions about company policies which help (and sometimes hinder) an employee’s ability to find time for their career and their family. We discussed this a bit on yesterday’s talk show with Heather, who works remotely for a year so she can be close to her parents.

As I read about Mayer’s decision, I can’t help but notice that we’re back to the conversation about “having it all.” I often wonder about this: What does having it all mean?

I’d love to know what you think about having it all. When you have it all, what do you have? So, let’s create six-word stories about having it all. Mine are:

I sleep at peace at night.

I chose. I prioritize. I contribute.

When you have it all, what do you have? Please share your six-word answer in our comments section, below. I’ll choose a random winner to receive Take Comfort and Take Comfort, Too, the MP3s. (With the MP3s, I keep you company and share comforting words of reflection.)

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About Denise Brown

I began working with family caregivers in 1990 and launched CareGiving.com in 1996 to help and support them. Through my blog, I share words of comfort and offer coping strategies and tips. I also write opinion pieces about recent research, community programs and media coverage of caregiving issues. I've written several caregiving books, including "The Caregiving Years, Six Stages to a Meaningful Journey," "Take Comfort, Reflections of Hope for Caregivers" and "After Caregiving Ends, A Guide to Beginning Again." You can purchase my books and schedule a coaching call with me in our store.

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