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Kids Have To Think About Work-Life Balance Too

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. 20 year-old Jonathan Anabo takes on many ...

Hey Kids! It Is Not Always About You!

Sharon Zuckerwar | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents
Sharon Zuckerwar

While we work hard to engage in their lives, not every minute, every second has to be about them. Not every activity needs to revolve around them. Not every conversation is ok to be interrupted with their immediate need or want. And sometimes, sometimes, they have to learn how to wait.

One Person, Multiple Roles

Rupa Mehta | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

As champions of multitasking, we all think we can have our cake and eat it too, and sometimes, we can! But oftentimes, it takes long-term vision, planning, and managing your roles to truly feel satisfied with each one. When considering all you do, it's important to understand what you want and need from each role.

How To Keep Your Ego In Check At Work

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Our ego convinces us that we are important, needed and great at what we do. The more you control your ego, the more your life comes into balance.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: The Secret of People Who've Found Their Balance

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 12.25.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

The point is, when things are good, that's when you have the best energy to focus on you. By the time that you're sick or stressed, it may be too late to begin addressing any underlying issues.

How to Solve the Puzzle of Life in 6 Easy Steps (As Taught by My 4-Year-Old)

Sharon Zuckerwar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Sharon Zuckerwar

To the Mommas, all of those pieces, just laying around in a pile, might look just like a huge mess. We wonder if we can really do this all by ourselves. Put this all together in a way that makes sense.

The Kissing Hand

Jennifer Campisano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Campisano

I'm continually trying to find that balance between spending enough time with my son (as if there were such a thing) and not wearing myself out. Other moms (with cancer or not, working or not), I'd love to hear how you find that balance in your lives.

Doing vs. Being

Mary Pritchard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Instead of looking at your day as an endless to do list, what if you started each day with a question: "At the end of the day, how do I want to feel?" After you ponder that one, you can ask yourself, "What will make me feel that way?"

How Much Money Is Enough?

Nurit Alon | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Nurit Alon

If there were more classes in every school dedicated to arts and crafts, music and sports -- from elementary school until high school -- there would be more relaxed, balanced and content young adults in our streets.This might be a good start for our future harmonious society.

You Are When You Eat Just as Much as What You Eat

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Pick up some healthy snacks at the store. Stock your fridge, cupboards and office drawers at home and throw a few in your computer bag for travel or office drawers. The next time you feel yourself headed toward hangry, reach for a snack, and feel the positive energy melt it away.

Dr. Toy's 10 Tips for Learning and Fun©

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 12.11.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Children benefit from having a wide variety of activities including reading, playing games, solving puzzles, doing creative projects, building with construction toys, listening to music and being active outdoors.

10-Minute Ways to Unleash Your Inner Athlete

Laura Brady Saade | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Brady Saade

The basic premise that "practice makes perfect" holds true. Just getting out there made a big difference (far from perfect, but at least moving in the right direction).

Balance -- The Key to Health, Wealth and Happiness

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Debbie Gisonni

Work and life aren't separated but rather one integrated journey, and that journey had better include of good balance of passionate and inspirational work, gratitude, self-love, inner awareness, good nutrition, fitness, generosity, service, and yes... a whole lot of fun!

Want Control of Your Life?

Erica Ariel Fox | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Erica Ariel Fox

Your inner negotiators bring their own styles and goals to the table. Your job is to negotiate with yourself -- with the competing parts inside of you -- and bring them to some resolution.

Lights Go On -- Part X -- You Sir...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Recently I came across this quote by Shirley Maclaine: "The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves." In this writer'...

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend, No Matter How Busy You Are

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

My friends have been my support system, therapists, sounding boards, cheering team and sisters for life. I don't know what I would do without these women who have made my life immeasurably better.

Lights Go On -- Part IX -- Your Essence...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

your essence is indescribable -- but I'll try... You are the lips that bring and complete the passion of my life... You are the eyes to my soul Yo...

Keeping All the Balls in the Air, Or 'Calgon, Take Me Away!'

Laura Brady Saade | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Brady Saade

Most days I don't get my whole to-do list done, and some days I don't do any of the list at all. But it's not the end of the world -- I always have the list to come back to, like a compass showing me the right course, and know that these are the things in my life that matter to me.

What Productive People Do To Get It All Done

Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News If you struggle to check everything off your list, you aren't alone. According to a 2012 survey by LinkedIn, only 1...

Wheelchair Wisdom: Follow The Flow Of Loving

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

How might we be blocking the kind of cooperation that would bring those to us? Attitude is one big factor. When we are in a state of cooperation, our attitude is one of joy. If we are asked to do something, we do it -- and then some.

Cisco's Warrior Shares 7 Secrets of Her Success

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 10.16.2013 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Warrior emphasizes the importance of authenticity in leadership, letting people see "who you truly are." Of course, being approachable... coaching, mentoring, and brainstorming ideas with your team are also key, she says.

Walking the Middle Path: If You Are Out of Balance in One Area of Your Life, You Are Out of Balance in Every Area

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Suffice it to say, excessiveness in any area of our lives can prove to be unproductive if not damaging. The Buddha himself had ignored the well-being of his body while trying to free his mind. It caused him to be extremely out of balance.

How to Find the Happy Magic in the Bubbles of Life

Kristen Brown | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

When was the last time you noticed and appreciated a bird building a nest, the color yellow, palm trees swaying in the wind, an extra 15 minutes when a meeting gets done early, sleeping in, stories from a senior citizen or hitting every green light?

Living a Balanced, Beautiful Life With Ayurveda

Lissa Coffey | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Ayurveda is the 5,000 year old "science of life" from India. It teaches us how to live in harmony with nature, knowing the connections that we share. Ayurveda is all about balance, and this is something we are in dire need of today.

Bali Spiritual Experience: Making Choices

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

This morning, just past dawn, when my coffee and I walked out of my villa here in Bali, a huge grey egret was standing by the pool. Perhaps he was e...