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A Love Of Flowers Saved This Woman From The Wrong Career Path

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Coming from a family of lawyers, Kate Gilman's path had always been a clear one: She would power through college and law school and eventually work fo...

15 Things to Let Go of in 2015

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

One of my Facebook friends is letting go of 50 percent of his Facebook time in 2015, and I think I might follow suit. How many relationships, interesting conversations, and business opportunities have you missed because you were glued to your screen?

People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies: Here's Why

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.

How Silence Helped This Entrepreneur Fight Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

New York-based entrepreneur Dina Kaplan understands how all-consuming work life can be. But after dedicating nearly every moment of her life to her co...

7 Things Resilient Employees Do Differently

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The economy, the way people want to live and work, and a whole host of other factors are changing the way work gets done. Some companies are adapting right along with the changes, but many are having difficulties.

A Word Of Career Caution To Young Overachievers

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living

As young professionals hit the job market, many of the best and brightest are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve the career success they've en...

Essential Recovery: The Leader's Edge

Anne Loehr | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Anne Loehr

Just like professional athletes, business leaders need to train intentionally, properly and regularly to manage their energy -- physical, emotional, mental and spiritual -- and achieve the results they're after.

Why More Women Are Burning Out in Their 20s and 30s

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Messages about self-care and the importance of recovery aren't always sent as strongly as messages about achievement and success, and that has implications for how women eventually work, live, and parent.

5 Ways Your Job Is Ruining Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living

It's one thing to feel excited by weekend plans, and another entirely to feel pure, unadulterated relief when Friday finally rolls around and you get ...

10 Foolproof Ways To Permanently Free Up More Time

| Jeff Haden | Posted 12.19.2014 | Small Business

Success is awesome but it comes with one unfortunate by-product: the more successful you are the busier you tend to be. Pretty soon you fall prey to t...

My 12-Step Digital Detox for a Healthier and More Productive 2015

Martin O’Leary | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin O’Leary

I've decided it's time to fight back and take action against my digital overlords. However, the reality is I actually love these digital distractions, so rather than going cold turkey, I've come up with a realistic 12-step plan to a healthier and more productive life in this digital world.

What 2014 Taught Me

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

I lost precious sleep, felt anxious, was down and out and lost interest in travel or writing. It was probably one of the worst times of my life... I had after all been traveling non-stop for many years, sometimes making as many as 12 trips in a year.

Executive Burnout: Don't Pick a Fight You Will Lose

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Training for the new habit of recognizing where most of your attention is spent and recognizing your perceptions and expectations for what they are is essential to managing stress as well as success in all aspects of your life.

Burnout's Silver Lining

Anne Omland | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Anne Omland

Had it not been for a move across the globe, I may not have made the changes that saved me from being consumed by my job and unhealthy lifestyle. Many of us need a slap upside the head in order to change. Otherwise we'd keep pushing forward in a steady state of burnout.

Immediately Responding To Work Email Is Actually Making You Worse At Your Job

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

There's a very good chance you obsessively check and immediately respond to your work emails. In fact, our constantly connected society tends to th...

4 Reasons Why Employees Should (Gracefully) Say No To Managers

David Hassell | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
David Hassell

For some people, saying "yes" is more of a nervous tick than an actual consideration -- the feel-good rush of stepping up to the plate and being the dependable one.

I Burnt Out at 15

Madeline Hill | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Madeline Hill

Burning out at 15 is not what they talk about in the coming-of-age movies. It is not the common gossip at lockers and is not the topic that rules Friday night sleepovers. That is how it should be, though. Not just for teenagers, but for everyone.

7 Ways To Cure Your Workaholism

| Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.14.2014 | Small Business

Do you work while on vacation? Do you check emails on your phone at dinner? Do you squeeze in one last phone call before leaving the office? ...

Work-Life Balance: Reality or Myth?

Leslie Boyer | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Leslie Boyer

The process of ongoing re-orientation is a path of freedom because you shift from being at the mercy of the world around you to making conscious choices that uplift and support you. If life is full of movement, change and imbalance, you might as well use it to your advantage.

How This Business Leader Learned The Difference Between Ambition And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

You may not know A.J. Khubani, but if you’ve ever seen a late-night TV infomercial, you’re familiar with his line of work. In 1983, while still in...

ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Arianna Huffington

We've launched a dedicated section on The Huffington Post, ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being. Here you'll find success stories, news about what's working, innovative programs, case studies and the latest data about the many positive business effects of well-being and sustainable work practices. Since our workplace culture is driving so much of the epidemic of stress we all feel overwhelmed by, it's going to be our workplaces that will accelerate the changes already underway. More and more people are realizing that they don't have to put their humanity on hold when they leave for work, that they're more than their résumés and that a sense of well-being and success doesn't have to come at the cost of burnout. And more and more companies are realizing that investing in their employees' well-being is also good for business.

'Work and Family Month' Shouldn't Need To Exist

Betsey Stevenson | Posted 12.31.2014 | Business
Betsey Stevenson

We overwhelmingly believe these things -- from our CEOs to our local leaders to our elected representatives. And yet, the actual policies on our books as a nation don't reflect those values.

Nearly A Third Of Americans Would Choose To Improve Their Career Over Their Health Or Relationships

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Strengthening our social bonds, bettering our well-being and investing in quality experiences are usually hallmarks for a happy life -- but for some a...

The Young and the Stressful: A True Story

Amy Alabaster | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Alabaster

Professional achievements still mean a lot to me. Success, however, is in the process of being re-defined. Prioritizing my well-being is the lesson I'll be learning for the rest of my life. After all, what is success worth if we're not fully present to enjoy it?

10 Ways To Stop Feeling Overworked And Overwhelmed

| Jeff Haden | Posted 10.17.2014 | Small Business

After reading an early version of a new book, I decided to do a quick survey during a speaking engagement. I asked the audience, "How many of you feel...