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A Day in the Entertainment and Media Business, as Told by My Blood Pressure

Damian Bazadona | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Damian Bazadona

When I strapped on the new Apple Watch this past week, I inadvertently got a sneak peek into how much energy it actually takes me to make it through the day. There I was at the end of the day, exhausted, winding down, when I began playing around with the watch.

Avoiding Service Business Burnout (Top 5 Leverage Points)

David Finkel | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Whether you're working business-to-business or business-to-consumer, service business owners have one of the highest incidents in getting caught in the Self Employment Trap of any category of business owner.

7 Ways To Prevent Work Burnout

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Nicole Williams

The last time I spoke to Emily she was on the verge of tears -- she's tired and overwhelmed. If you can relate, try these tricks to fight off burnout at the office.

8 Ways To Achieve More While Working Less

Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Christine Carter, Ph.D. I spend about five hours a day slacking off. Really: I spend that much time doing stuff I enjoy, that isn't on a ...

Eradicate Overwhelm at Work by Bridging the Expectation-Reality Gap

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.12.2015 | Small Business
​Jackie Nagel

One thing I know for sure after two decades of coaching uber achievers; they have high expectations of themselves. Not just normally high but really high expectations. It's a curse and a blessing. And, for most high performers, it's a conundrum.

Are You an Achievment Junkie? Why It's So Hard to Stop Working So Hard

Christine Arylo | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Christine Arylo

There are a lot of us recovering achievement junkies out there in the world. Maybe you are one too? Here are a few of the signs that you are part of our club

Quitting the "Quitting the Field" Story: Saying Good-bye to the "Former Teacher" Title

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Education
Abby Rosmarin

As I was cleaning out my guest bedroom, I came across two sets of glossy photos. Both are of me, taken at chest height and against a standard blue background. They're a little worse for wear - one has a circular dent in it - and both have accumulated a considerable amount of dust.

How To Focus On The Work That Matters

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

How can you spend time wisely? We all wonder where the hours go. There's a good reason for that — we're absolutely terrible at remembering how w...

How I Escaped The Cult Of Busyness

Tim Peek | Posted 04.28.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

I used to be so busy I didn't have time to pee. My email inbox was so overloaded that NBC's IT department gave me special dispensation for more storage. I had two phones and a pager, and sometimes they beeped all night. It was exhausting. And it was exhilarating.

10 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Avoid Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Sports

Brooke de Lench | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports
Brooke de Lench

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, more than 3.5 million children age fourteen and under get medical treatment for sports injuries each year.

Maxwell Strachan

College Athletes Are Burned Out And In Need Of Sleep: Internal Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.23.2015 | Sports

Student-athletes devote an average of 50 hours a week to their sport.

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout

Daniel Scalco | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scalco

very entrepreneur has been there -- burnout. It's your body's reaction to being overworked and deprived of mental stimulation. Lucky for you, I've compiled the top eight ways to avoid burnout and keep your productivity levels high.

The Best Tips To Avoid Burnout At Work

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

If you find yourself burning out at work, you're not alone. A staggering 40 percent of American workers let their paid vacation days go unused. In the...

Tips for Staying Healthy While Being a Caregiver for Someone Else

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for another person is finding time to take care of your own needs. Caregiving is an unpredictable, chaotic and continuous task so it can feel impossible to create a schedule that includes time for self-nurturing and rest.

The Real Reason Why You Are Exhausted But Just Can't Slow Down

Natasha Che | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

You can change your behavior in spite of what you believe. When you take new actions in place of what your habitual patterns would dictate, it automatically weakens the hold of your old conditionings. And one simple action that can free you from the blind busyness is this...

Burning... Burnt Out!

Silje Vallestad | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Silje Vallestad

I'm also focussing more on health than I have ever done before. Still not enough, but gradually getting there. After sitting in front of a computer for hours and hours and hours every day, this body needs to move. It needs to learn how to move.

4 Ways to Ease the Guilt and Pressure When You're Crazy Busy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Traditional time management techniques might help in the short term, but ultimately only serve to put a Band-Aid on a much deeper problem. Rather than focus on perfection, why not focus on what brings you joy and meaning? Choose one strategy that will help you move forward in a less crazy busy direction and embrace the perfectly imperfect journey.

Career Burnout? How to Relight Your Candle

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 03.31.2015 | Religion
Ingrid Peschke

Career burnout: It's a problem anyone can face, but perhaps especially those in jobs requiring intense concentration and long hours. That well describes America's health care providers.

10 Stress-Relief Strategies When You Have Five Minutes or Less

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The way we work is broken when scores of talented people can't attend to their basic human needs. Until the larger systemic issues are fixed, these and other stories continue to push me to create stress-relief strategies that can actually be incorporated in your super-hectic day. Here are 10 such strategies to try when you have five minutes or less.

DIY Burnout, Roller Skating And The Old New You

Tanya Vlach | Posted 05.17.2015 | Technology
Tanya Vlach

The betterment of humankind should be as simple as gliding around on wheels augmenting your feet. No head down obsessive gaze into a tiny screen. Out in the real world and smiling.

Why Is Everyone So Busy? 'Time Poverty' and Ways You Can Fight It

Jenny Dearborn | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Jenny Dearborn

Too often, we're plagued by "time poverty" -- the idea that there's not enough time to do all the work we need to do. The problem is, we stress out, and we burn out. But research is increasingly finding that the cure for "time poverty" isn't more time -- it's better using the time we have.

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It's Our Responsibility

Hannah Massarella | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Hannah Massarella

Self-development work is not selfish, it is not self-indulgent. It is essential, if you want to give and create what you are here to give and create.

First In, Last Out

Jad Dayeh | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Jad Dayeh

We live in a corporate environment that often places great importance on the "First In, Last Out" philosophy. We hinder ourselves by getting sucked into inefficient work-wormholes and placing competitive pressure on our peers and ourselves. This danger is self-fabricated, our professional Achilles heel.

Ready to Make a Change? 5 Signs It's Time to Move On

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Moving on is rarely easy, and the longer you've worked somewhere, or the longer you've been with someone, the harder it becomes.

What Jon Stewart Can Teach Us About Knowing When To Quit

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living

"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will be leaving the show later this year after a 15-year run. And while the news shocked m...