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Burnout

What Organizations Can Do to Reduce Burnout

Lauren Rabin | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Rabin

While research is continually done on the best ways to reduce burnout in each industry, we do know this: burnout has a dramatic effect on the body, mind, and even on our performance at work.

How Being Playful Can Help You Avoid Burn Out

Hannah Massarella | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Hannah Massarella

Burn out isn't an inevitable outcome to a stressful work life, it can be avoided, but it takes conscious self care to ensure that happens. Being playful is just one strategy in the process.

Stress and Burnout: Behind the Scenes of Political Campaigns

Megan Colgan | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics
Megan Colgan

Presidential campaigns are stressful, fast-moving, pressure-cooker environments. No day is the same. Obstacles can come from any direction. Like the v...

'Immense Harm Is Caused By The Belief That Work Is Virtuous'

Emma Birchall | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Emma Birchall

For the first time in history, the most skilled, highest earners in society are working the longest hours. But why is it that those who can afford the most leisure are now taking the least?

Oh, So You Think You're Busy, Huh?

Christina Zipperlen | Posted 03.30.2016 | Women
Christina Zipperlen

Problems don't dissolve into thin air the moment I begin to tune in. But usually I feel calmer, more connected to my breath, more equipped with tools.

7 Stress Relief Strategies When You're Short on Time

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Inspired by all of the crazy-busy and talented people I've been speaking to recently, here are seven additional stress-relief strategies you can use when you're short on time.

7 Warning Signs You're Heading for Burnout (and What to Do About It)

Cate Scolnik | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Cate Scolnik

If you're a victim of your own success, you're working too hard. As a business owner, it means you've created a high-paying job for yourself.

What Your Commute Does to You (And How to Stop It)

Kayla Matthews | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Learn to take advantage of the extra hours your commute time provides, so you can finally start checking off those personal to-dos you never thought you'd find the time to do.

VISUAL BLOG: Ego Productions Presents

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Camilla Tuominen

WHAT ROLE FEAR HAS IN YOUR LIFE? Picture is inspired by speech by great Jim Carrey....

How I Learned About Professional Boundaries

Carrie Severson | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Carrie Severson

As I grew into the woman I wanted to become, I learned that my big "why" in business was to create more harmony in life.

Selfie-Loathing: Instagram May Be The Most Depressing Form Of Social Media Yet

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Stachelski

I am exhausted of the sameness, of the fakeness, and of the perpetual need for everyone to become more visible, get more attention, get more sponsors, make more money, and ultimately become more sucked into a world entirely driven by image.

Beating Stress and Burnout at Work

Dan Collinson | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
Dan Collinson

I've observed first hand the impact that this has had on employees to the detriment of their health. Very capable and skilled professionals were pushing themselves to the limit with the consequence being that their physical and mental health was failing.

Are You Running on Empty? 4 Signs It's Time to Recharge

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

When your phone has 13 percent battery left, I bet you find the nearest outlet ASAP. But when you are running on empty, you just keep going. Most of the time you don't even realize your battery is running dangerously low.

Don't Take It Personally When I Tell You 'No.' I'm Using It On Everyone This Year

Lena Dunham | Posted 01.27.2016 | Women
Lena Dunham

A well-timed yes can expand our world in beautiful and unexpected ways. But I am writing now to espouse the power of another simple word: no.

Why You Should Care About Your Doctor's Health

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

If we care about our health, we must address physician health. This can only happen with a shift in the culture of care and wellness of doctors. Self-care must become a core competency in medical training. Such radical change requires the involvement of all stakeholders, the doctors, the health policy makers and most importantly, the public.

Introducing HuffPost Endeavor: Less Stress, More Fulfillment

Arianna Huffington | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

We all strive for success, even though what that means for each of us is going to be different. That's why I'm delighted to announce HuffPost Endeavor, a new section in partnership with Chevy Malibu. HuffPost Endeavor will be a place to both celebrate success and redefine it, by reminding ourselves what it really means to live a good life, to place the satisfaction that comes from hard work and accomplishment alongside the joys that come from small moments, pauses and meaningful connections.

What Type of Burnout Are You?

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

If you relate to any of these burnout types, congratulations! You now are empowered with a better understanding of yourself and for every bit of understanding comes a choice on how you want to move forward.

What Every Woman Should Know Before Turning 30

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Since turning 30, I've realized that if you practice a few key habits consistently and stick to your personal boundaries, everything will fall into place and (most of) the stress will melt away. Don't wait to hit 30 to figure things out. Here are some cornerstone tips for building a strong foundation for your 30's and beyond!

How to Stop Burning Out in 2016

Aerlie Wildy | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Aerlie Wildy

One of the reasons I'm an entrepreneur is because I want a great balance in my life, and to be able to coach amazing business women, nurture my family and be the best person that I can be -- because I know without a doubt that my health, family and clients will benefit from that. However, if I'm running on empty, unmotivated, procrastinating, sick and exhausted -- no one wins.

The Danger of Being a Female Overachiever: How to Start Turning It Around

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
Kirsi Bhasin

Getting approval for taking assignments no one else wants, pulling an all-nighter to finish the project before the deadline, staying in late to work when it's not necessary. It can be appealing to pile more onto your plate to be super woman.

The American Workplace Is Broken. Here’s How We Can Start Fixing It.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.20.2016 | Science

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this projec...

From Burnout to Being on Fire: Four Lessons That Changed My Life

Ellen Bard | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ellen Bard

Whilst I don't believe that the lifestyle I've ended up in is for everyone, the lessons I learned during this sometimes challenging, sometimes exciting and always heart-opening journey are likely to help you too -- without you having to learn them the hard way.

What to Do When You Are Feeling Burnt Out

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 12.18.2015 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Burnout is a common phenomenon at this time of year. Given the high demand of classes and activities in the final weeks before winter break, a multitu...

A Sleep Revolution Will Allow Us to Better Solve the World's Problems

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

So here's the big idea I think will shape 2016: sleep. That's right, sleep! How much and how well we sleep in the coming year -- and the years to follow -- will determine, in no small measure, our ability to address and solve the problems we're facing as individuals and as a society.

Caregiver Stress: 4 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Lantern | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Taking care of another person, whether it's a toddler or an aging relative, is no small feat. We know that keeping up with your own health on top of your caregiving responsibilities can seem quite daunting, so we've put together a list of four ways to help you take care of yourself.