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5 Reasons Why Play Needs to Be a Part of a Happy Life

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Last summer Thom and I rented a condo in Rosarito, Mexico. For a month we enjoyed the temperate climate, mixed up our routine, spent time outdoors,...

Living in Pencil

Rachel Verlik | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Living in pencil has allowed me permission to be flexible and reminded me it's okay to readjust. I'm still working towards my goals, just not in the order I thought.

This Contortionist's Jaw-Dropping Moves Will Give You A Whole New Appreciation Of The Human Body

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Julia Günthel, better known as Zlata, just might be the world's most flexible woman. At age 4, Zlata's kindergarten teacher noticed how flexible s...

Productive Flexibility: Building in a Buffer

Laura Stack | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

You can often adapt good ideas from the most surprising industries. For example, I have a friend who likes to read webcomics in his spare time, and he's always complaining because his favorite comics grind to a halt while the artists have to deal with life's unexpected curves.

Why Stretching Doesn't Make You More Flexible

Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose Published: 11/14/2014 10:01 AM EST on LiveScience Many people think stretching is essential to improving flexibility. Runners stre...

Unleash the Rebels!

Annicken R. Day | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Annicken R. Day

Sometimes people get the "rebels" and the "complainers" mixed up, but there is a big difference between the two. When rebels criticize, they follow up their criticism with a suggestion for a solution. The complainers, however, they just love complaining.

Preparing for the Future of Work and the (Integrated) Pursuit of Happiness

Sophie Wade | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

In moving to more customized work situations, responsibility and accountability also shifts towards the individual.

Attachments and Connections to Ourselves and Our World

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Attachments and connections change throughout our lives. The quality of flexibility helps us adjust to our evolving selves and the world.

Yoga-tta Be Mind Bendy: Your Brain on Yoga

Melissa Nordin | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

Our enthusiasm is infectious, our curiosity and trust is a treasure, and clearly our world is a brighter and more interesting place because we "do yoga." However, with all this attention on the HOW of yoga, we have managed to overlook the WHY of yoga.

The Doors We Open (and Close) for Ourselves

Hans Hickler | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

In the 25+ years of sitting down with my people and doing performance reviews I have had many a case where my employees express a readiness for care...

"What About the Men? They Need Life Outside of Work, Too"

Karyn Twaronite | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Karyn Twaronite

In short, the workplace is changing and men experience many of the same work-life conflicts as women.

Thank You, Yoga -- You Rock!

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 06.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Levy Lesser

Yoga has really changed me, and I don't mean that it just helped stretch out my quads (but it has done that too). It occurred to me, I feel flexible yet not so strong in yoga class, and I kind of feel that way in life.

What Is the Single Best Exercise?

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

This is a question I get asked with some regularity. It belongs to a class of queries that include such standards as if you were imprisoned in a 4x8 c...

Stacey Brooks Delo: Key Steps for Moms to Finding Career Flexibility in 2014

Stacey Brooks Delo | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Stacey Brooks Delo

The flexibility it provides to moms interested in a career change cannot be underestimated. The days of being locked into a job because of employer health benefits may finally be over.

Turning Someday Into Payday

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is my belief that working moms have more influence on what our world will look like than any other single group of people. Plus, they have the responsibility to match.

When Reassurance Becomes a Crutch

Andrea Umbach | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Umbach

We have all done it. We try to say something that is helpful and reassuring. We try to say something that will take away someone's fears or doubts. The problem is it usually doesn't work. And sometimes reassurance does the exact opposite of what we intend.

The Street Where He Lived

Irene Tanner | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Now here is where the story gets a bit woo-woo, though that doesn't frighten me in the least because the spirit who lived on this particular street (o...

Workplace Darwinism: Are You Up for the Evolution?

David Hassell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
David Hassell

Are you adapting or just surviving? Take sometime to think how you can help your company evolve to embrace the new workplace. It's in your best interest.

Why You Should Hire a Mom

CT Working Moms | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
CT Working Moms

While there are a growing number of full-time opportunities listed on job posting boards, relatively few organization are willing to hire people into part-time or flex-time options. Employers of America are missing out on perhaps our greatest resource.

Teleworking Banned? 4 Facts That Say This Isn't the New Normal

Rose Stanley | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

With all the press this past year about some very prominent companies rescinding their telework policies, I was very happy that it happened to coincide with the scheduled update of WorldatWork's Workplace Flexibility Survey.

Yoga Poses That Can Hurt You

Michaelle Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michaelle Edwards

To be smart and safe in yoga, we need to consider postural alignment and natural joint function, rather than blindly following a list of "must-do" traditional poses and boot camp challenges.

F.D.A. -- The Future of Higher Education

Dr. John Jackson | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. John Jackson

From that book, and from my other readings, interactions and personal reflection, I have come to believe that the future of higher education is F.D.A.: Flexible -- Distributed -- Affordable

Sometimes You Just Need to Get Lost

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 11.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Maffett

These seven exercises will strengthen your mental flexibility, prepare you be more resilient to change and help you be more successful at work (because nimble thinking is often rewarded). And frankly, maybe you'll have some fun doing things differently for a change.

Flexibility: Answers to Dancers Most Asked Questions

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

One's level of flexibility affects that individual's form, alignment, the ability to have clean lines, proper technique and it prevents injury.

7 Signs of Emotional Wellness

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

When I meet new people in social settings, the conversational question of, "What do you do for a living?" often leads people to ask me the follow-up question, "So are you analyzing me?" While it's said in a fun, playful manner, I think it speaks to a deeper question that all of us face.