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Burnout

8 Simple Ways to Avoid Burnout

Daniel Scalco | Posted 04.16.2015 | 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 03.17.2015 | 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 03.05.2015 | 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 03.04.2015 | 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...

How This Woman Bounced Back From 'Spiritual, Emotional And Physical Bankruptcy'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.06.2015 | Healthy Living

For the longest time, Lauren Stahl lived her life according to the traditional definition of success, one that those around her seemed to appreciate. ...

5 Ways To Get Unstuck In The Face Of Creative Burnout

Entrepreneur | Sujan Patel | Posted 02.03.2015 | World

We’ve all been there. You sit down at your desk, intending to be productive, but you just … can’t. You look over your to-do list, trying to find...

Accomplish More By Committing To Less

Harvard Business Review | Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

Believing that more is always more is a dangerous assumption. There’s a cost to complexity. Every time you commit to something new, you not only ...

Andrew Sullivan Is Retiring From Blogging For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

Even the most influential bloggers must abandon their posts behind those computer screens at some point. Andrew Sullivan, a renowned political writ...

Leigh Weingus

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 04.15.2015 | 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 03.15.2015 | 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 03.10.2015 | 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 03.08.2015 | 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.