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The Perils of Our 'On-Call' Work Culture

Craig Dowden | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

In my work as an executive coach and keynote, clients and audience members frequently talk about their lack of "downtime." Even when they are home, there is rarely a sense of relief from work.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Help Others for a Living? Here Are 5 Ways to Care for Yourself So You Can Care for Others

Nancie Vito | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Remember, the more care you take of yourself, the better care you can take of others. It's not selfish and it isn't taking anything away from others. On the contrary; it allows you to give the best care you possibly can, without suffering for it.

Are You Suffering From Exercise Burnout? Take These Two Steps for a 'Fitness Refresh'

Dave Smith | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.

Lessons from Amazon about the Importance of Thriving at Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

Simply using the word "together" can have a profound impact on how work teams operate. New research by Priyanka Carr and Gregory Walton shows that using social cues that signal an invitation for folks to work together can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone.

5 Strategies To Help You Sleep Your Way To Success

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

If you're one of the millions of people who have a difficult time either falling asleep or staying asleep, try one of these strategies:

Burn, Baby, Burnout

Lisa Messenger | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Lisa Messenger

Just because you can survive working 24/7 at warp speed doesn't mean you can thrive at that pace forever. Check in with yourself constantly, recover consistently, and learn these lessons from me to avoid total wipeout.

Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers: Preventing Burnout

Eric J. Hall | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

Many Alzheimer's caregivers become so invested in the demanding job of taking care of an individual with dementia that they find themselves at risk of burning out. Caring for someone with this disease can be stressful and overwhelming and this can lead to burnout, and in many cases serious issues such as depression.

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just...

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

Physician Burnout: Will ICD-10 Drive You Over the Edge?

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Don't let the additional work of ICD-10 drive you into physician burnout In my work with hundreds of over stressed and burned out physicians, one thi...

Want To Be Happy At Work? Care Less About It

Quiet Revolution | Kelly O'Laughlin | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

A friend recently told me that she was ready to quit her job. Big changes at her workplace meant that new responsibilities were being heaped upon her....

This Version Of 'Oh, The Places You'll Go' Captures The Sad Reality Of Adulthood

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Well here's one story we hope to never actually see in bookstores. Recently, anonymous Imgur user RunOnSentence spoke to the souls of adults everyw...

Cvent CONNECT Keynote: Arianna Huffington Urges Event Professionals to Take Steps to Reduce Stress

Anne Thornley-Brown | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Thornley-Brown

One doesn't have to work for long in most major corporations to realize that multi-tasking, juggling multiple priorities, and the ability to produce...

Exercising Too Hard Can Be Dangerous For Your Body

Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jeff Halevy for U.S. News I am aware of how nuts this sounds coming from me. I'm supposed to be a motivational guy who encourages you to give "1...

Why Success Won't Make You Happy (And What to Do About It)

Stephanie Seibel | Posted 06.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Stephanie Seibel

For years, the Huffington Post was always the cool kids' table that I longed for from a distance, eating my bologna sandwich alone in my quiet corner ...

Why You Should Make Time For Silence And Solitude

Entrepreneur | Thai Nguyen | Posted 05.27.2015 | World

In our technology saturated world, with more devices than ever, entrepreneurs are finding it impossible to get unplugged. They say Smartphone users ch...

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...