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Working on Vacation? Too Organized? How to Deal With the Burdens of Spring

Ellevate | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Ellevate

I wonder whether this emphasis on being organized is too great. Are we placing undue pressure on ourselves? We need to feel we have control over our lives, but does this desire end up controlling us?

Stop Counting Calories and Start Feeling Them

Zach Dean | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

Let us remember that as we admirably continue to pursue wellness, a huge component of being well is living joyfully. That means enjoying our food and drink, enjoying how we spend our time, and enjoying how we live our lives

15 Essential Keys To True Happiness

Elyse Santilli | Posted 12.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Happiness is an art that can be learned. Instead of sitting around waiting for joy to descend upon you or searching for fulfillment in all the wrong places, consider how you can incorporate these keys to true sustainable happiness into your life.

'Woman': Not a Box to Be Checked Off

Caroline Turner | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Caroline Turner

When there is a critical mass of women (three seems to be the number), there is a tipping point. Less likely to feel like outsiders, they are more likely to speak up and be heard.

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

They Won't Remember the Clean Towels

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Ortiz

The kids were gone for a few hours, and when they finally returned, their smiles were bright, and their cheeks were glowing... from both the sun and the massive ice cream cones they'd eaten. And I'd missed it.

Wofe -- Work-Life Merge

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

So if you don't design your own life plan and schedule, chances are you'll fall into someone else's blueprint and their rhythm may differ tremendously from yours, causing both immediate and long-term damage.

Why I Stand on My Head to Find Balance, and 5 Other Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Joan Moran | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

You may not feel the need to stand on your head to leave your comfort zone, but I encourage you to be aware of the opportunities and possibilities that come your way. I challenge you to take risks, make glorious mistakes and plenty of leaps of faith.

Balance... A Reminder From the Washing Machine

Megan Staggs | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Staggs

Time again the simple lessons of life are whispered in my ear through everyday situations or noisily clunked into my brain such was the case with the load of darks that I unevenly distributed when I hastily tossed them into the washing machine.

3 Truths About Balance

Roshini Raj, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Roshini Raj, M.D.

Tula is the Sanskrit word for balance, and as a busy mom of two, media contributor and entrepreneur, I know how hard it is to achieve it. And yet bala...

Life Coach Shares Secrets to Balancing Life, Personal Success Story

Leslie Contreras Schwartz | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Contreras Schwartz

Goldberg draws upon her past as a child struggling for order to help all people, from teenagers to people who are retired adults for instance, set goals, create action plans, and address life frustrations including family, career, social and academic frustrations.

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

To Your Health

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Patient: "Doctor, I don't feel well, and I'm not sure why." Doctor: "I want you to meditate for 20 minutes twice a day, exercise for at least 30 min...

Falls End Lives; Good Balance Saves Them

Allen Frances | Posted 05.24.2015 | Science
Allen Frances

We are accustomed to walking without having to think about it or worry about its risks. It seems unnatural to monitor each step or practising balance. And it is hard to believe that walking to the bathroom at night might be the most dangerous thing you have ever done. But it is.

How to Rebalance an Out-Of-Balanced Life

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

While this list may not be seen as complete by everyone, it provides a good "starter kit" that identifies many of the areas of life that need to be fulfilled in order for us to experience a high-level of balance and well-being in life.

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

The Rhythm of the Business Dance: 6 Essential Steps of Pattern Recognition

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Business and dancing seem like two pretty different animals, don't they? But, they really have more in common than you realize. It can not only help you transform your happiness in the workplace, but focus your mind to recognize patterns and then identify and pursue relevant opportunities.

Friends Give Your Life Meaning

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 05.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Debbie Gisonni

Your circle of friends can come from normal or unexpected circumstances. Sometimes a complete stranger comes into your life and becomes your friend.

How Passion and Procrastination Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

Carson Tate | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carson Tate

Passion drives procrastination -- high performance procrastination. It shows us very quickly what lights us up, what drives results, what engages us and others -- and, on the flip side, what doesn't. Procrastination begets clarity. And that clarity enables you to access passion and get ahead in your career.

What Two Little Girl Scouts Can Teach Us All

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.25.2015 | Good News
Deirdre Maloney

Realize that having someone with you can make a good experience that much better. Learn from Lily and Lisa. In the end, you just might find you get all sing-songy yourself.

Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

The moral of the story -- sometimes it pays to say no and walk away from the things that are not serving you. And when you do walk away -- reflect back, learn and take that knowledge forward with you for the rest of your journey.

Do You Have a Balanced Body? Take This Test to Find Out

SELF | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

This no-equipment-needed series, created by Dylan Schenk of Cross Train studio in Hollywood, targets potential imbalances that, over time, can lead to pain and injury. Try adding it to your warmup three to four times a week.

Vocation vs. Vacation

Zach Dean | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.

Me Time Shouldn't Be This Hard, Should It?

Amanda Magee | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Magee

I am realizing that an aspect of growing up has been leaving the fear of monsters under the bed behind, only to have the monsters in my head keep my scared. I'm ready to run toward instinct, even if it's scary and even if it feels counter-intuitive.

Our Little Walk Through the Fear Pile

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that the answer to "what's the worst that can happen?" doesn't have to come with a scary imaginative monster story. Go rational. Save your creative juices for later.