Abby Quillen

Abby Quillen

Environmental & Personal Wellness Expert

Author of the novel The Garden of Dead Dreams and the editor of two anthologies. Her articles and essays have appeared in YES! Magazine and The Christian Science Monitor and on Common Dreams, Nation of Change, Reader Supported News, The Daily Good, Truthout, and Shareable. She lives in Eugene, Oregon, with her family. When she’s not writing, she grows vegetables and weeds, bikes and walks as much as she can, and jots down cute things her kids say.

Articles By Abby Quillen

27 articles
How to have more fun at work

How to have more fun at work

Is your job stressful? If so, you’re not alone. Eighty percent of Americans report stress on the job because of heavy workloads, problems with colleagues, and difficulty juggling work with their personal lives. But what if work were more fun?…
Your office party planning troubleshooting guide

Your office party planning troubleshooting guide

Office parties give colleagues time to relax, eat, drink, socialize, and celebrate together. What could go wrong? Unfortunately, plenty. Chances are, you’ve been to an awkward or uncomfortable office party. More than 50 percent of employees in one survey don’t…
Hourly vs. salary: Pros and cons

Hourly vs. salary: Pros and cons

When it comes to pay, compensation for employees has benefits and drawbacks beyond just the numbers on a paycheck. While hourly employees make a set amount of money for every hour they work, salaried employees make the same amount each…
How to set boundaries at work

How to set boundaries at work

We hear a lot about establishing work-life balance. But in our always-on culture, striving for work-life balance can feel like teeter-tottering with a hippopotamus. However, if you want to be happier and more productive on the job then you need…