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The High Price Of Being Crazy-Busy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Being busy isn't a bad thing as long as it's purposeful, but too many people go from busy, to addicted to busy, to burned out.

Wake-Up Fall in Your 60s

Celeste Carlucci | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Celeste Carlucci

Your 60s are a great time to start making each walk a mindful meditation. Pay attention to every step.

Give Generously and Let Go

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

There is something interesting about us humans -- we enjoy the process of giving. It makes us feel good. In fact, the act of giving and receiving is a core part of life on a very basic level.

Getting Digitally Fit

Mark Fallows | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Fallows

Well-being sometimes requires us to switch-off to be switched on and relishing the wonder of the physical world necessitates turning off our virtual world. The digital world, if we choose, can inspire us, feed our curiosity and improve us. It's up to us. Maybe it's time to get digitally fit?

What to Do About the Cranky, Miserable People Around You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Even when you don't do it, when you sit there quietly, they drain your energy. They create a cloud that surrounds you for hours. The good news? There's something you can do about it. You can walk away. No, really. Whether literally or metaphorically, you can extract yourself from these situations.

The Well-Chewed Calorie: Rumination or Ruin?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Many of you have doubtless already seen the commentary in the New York Times by my friend and colleague, Dr. David Ludwig, entitled: "Always Hungry? Here's Why." If you have not read the piece, I commend it to you.

Get A Grip: Handshake as Predictor of Longevity

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The idea of assessing an individual by his handshake is nothing new. However recent research suggests that you may be able to judge much more than character.

Three Tricks For Curling Your Lashes, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2014 | MarloThomas

To groom and curl lashes, beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas showed us a few helpful tricks and tools. Bobbie introduced us to two unique lash-g...

How To Protect And Youthen Your Skin (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2014 | MarloThomas

Beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas let us in on a few of her insider tips for maintaining a youthful, glowing complexion. Bobbie, who turns 40 ...

Getting Rid Of Puffiness And Circles Under The Eyes, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2014 | MarloThomas

We all struggle with under-eye circles and puffiness, but beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas gave us some insider tricks to keep them in check. ...

How To Choose The Best Swimsuit For Your Body, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2014 | MarloThomas

With warmer weather and swimsuit season upon us, beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas provided some guidance for choosing the most flattering swimwea...

Choosing The Right Fit For Your Body, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.12.2014 | MarloThomas

Beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas has found a magic formula for flattering any body type with her unique “X Factor” approach, which focuses on...

The Completely Avoidable Way We Mess Things Up

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Promise that we will -- literally and figuratively -- take our foot off the gas pedal when we feel ourselves getting sloppy. Which will help us avoid hurting ourselves, our reputations, and our beloved modes of transportation.

Finding Balance in a Contemplative Life: Lessons Learned From Being Underwater

Julie DuBose | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie DuBose

During the past two weeks I had the great pleasure of returning to Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with Michael Wood to teach Opening the Goo...

Creating Calm

Jaye Pniewski | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Jaye Pniewski

I've learned that we all should work some, play some, give some and rest some. I'm learning to step away and unplug in order to plug into what really matters -- my family, my friends and my sanity!

Both Employers And Employees Can Benefit From Greater Workplace Flexibility, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

More than two-thirds of U.S. workers feel a constant strain between meeting the demands of their work schedules and tending to their personal lives. H...

Didn't Get What You Want? How to See the Good in 10 Minutes

Jennipher Walters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

Unfortunately, we don't get that many true do-overs in life. And we certainly don't have control over everything. But we do have control over ourselves and the all-awesome power of attaching meaning to the events in our lives.

Why Our Children Need Us Now More Than Ever

Stephanie Bender | Posted 07.01.2014 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

Many believe that the current age of technology keeps us more connected. I disagree. Computers, cellphones, iPads, etc. serve a purpose, but it's not to keep us connected with each other. The disconnect amongst people is startling. Instead of interacting with a real, live human being, we read emails or texts. Or, perhaps we read a blog. We're far more attached to technology than people.

Own Self-Care: It's Simple -- And Essential

Joanne Heyman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Integrity is, at its core, being honest and authentic. While there's certainly value in the search for "work-life balance," what may be more productive is finding a healthy sense of integration among the different facets of our lives.

The Problem With Your Problem Solver

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Today's blog has been written while in the midst of an emotional whirlwind. The culprit behind the chaos? An impending, temporary move overseas.

Finding Balance: Are We There Yet?

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Rudell Beach

That is the balance we seek, the constant shifting and negotiating and adjusting. Life is not a dichotomy; it's not a zero sum game. Self, children, work, spouse, house, community... we can never reduce those elements to the balanced equations of chemistry.

Want to Be a Better Worker? Take a Vacation

Andrea Bonior | Posted 06.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

Recent research indicates that most American workers report not using all the paid vacation days they are given. What is a frequent reason given? That people are too busy at work. I'm sorry, but isn't being too swamped at work the whole reason these vacation days are needed?

Joan Moran: 7 Business Skills That Make Your Personal Life Successful

Red Room | Posted 06.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Red Room

Do you ever wonder why some people are successful and accomplished in business but not very successful in their personal lives?

How to Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Today, I wanted to write about something that I've been thinking about for a long time but haven't had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my ...

Orchestral Jazz at Its Finest

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 06.15.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

On Balance, French Horn player Adam Unsworth, a member of Ryan Truesdell's Gil Evans Centennial Project, teamed up with conductor/ arranger Byron Olson and trumpeter John Vanore, and created an eminently listenable experience.