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

Posted 05.12.2014 | Home

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.

Balancing Your Dual Energies for Greater Happiness

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you ever felt misunderstood or been told you are too aggressive, too emotional or too (fill in the blank)? It may be that your dual energies are ...

Is Your Life in Balance? 6 Ways To Find Out

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Maintaining balance in your life enables you to be more fit, have better overall health and embrace a better attitude toward life. Balance helps us feel more peaceful and at home in just about any situation.

One Last Shot

John Brubaker | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

How different would your results be if you approached everything like it was your one last shot at it? How different would your life be?

What Is the Single Best Exercise?

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This is a question I get asked with some regularity. It belongs to a class of queries that include such standards as if you were imprisoned in a 4x8 c...

A Simplifed, Actionable Nutrition Message

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to a sustainable healthy diet is to balance eating for enjoyment with eating for nourishment. But how do you drown out all the confusing noise and figure out what to eat in your day-to-day life?

Lessons, Miracles, Opportunities and Balance

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion
Pamela Glasner

How many times do we pass up opportunities to be with the ones who need us, or the ones we need, because we are on our way somewhere, focused on a task that lay ahead, or exhausted from one that lay behind? And how much life and love do we miss on account of that?

Kids, Tech and Those Shrinking Attention Spans

Diana Graber | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

It's convenient for those of us who can remember a time when there were no distracting digital devices clamoring for our attention to place the blame for shortened attention spans squarely on the shoulders of technology. But that doesn't really get us anywhere, does it?

Stand Up Straight: It's Good for Your Health

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Good posture and balance also have health significance far beyond looking taller without heels or being able to look like a tree in yoga class. These two traits are critically important in preventing falls, one of the major causes of death among the older population.

Walking the Tightrope of Life

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

We all struggle to make proper use of our time and abilities. We want to be as successful, as helpful and as accomplished as possible. But we simply cannot do everything. For us to make proper choices, we much root ourselves in positive values and establish clear, rooted guidelines that govern our choices and actions.

The Best Sledding Date Ever

Amanda Magee | Posted 04.15.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

There is a gratitude that comes, no matter how inconvenient the circumstances, when the universe breaks from its routine and lets us taste the ghost of being 7.

Relationship Success: Balancing Togetherness and Individuality

Deborah Hecker, Ph.D. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Hecker, Ph.D.

Maintaining individuality is critical to establishing a long-lasting, healthy partnership. Therefore, equal efforts between attending to oneself and making the relationship work are necessary.