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Philip Kushmaro | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Philip Kushmaro

Taking care of yourself is the first step to living a happy and fulfilled life. So by using your free time to embrace your creative side, learn a new language, enhance your culinary skills and stay in shape, you are investing in yourself.

The Scientific Reason You Aren't Enjoying Your Free Time | Posted 03.23.2016 | Healthy Living

This makes sense. I mean how many times have you made plans in advance only to blow them off because, well, you just weren't in the mood or, let's be honest, you felt like it was a more of a chore to get yourself up, dressed, and out the door to said meeting place.

Too Busy Being Poor (To Be Creative)

The Establishment | Posted 02.29.2016 | Arts
The Establishment

"[A] woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." - Virginia Woolf "Find what you love and let it kill you." - Charles Bu...

Why We Quit Our Jobs In Advertising To Scrub Toilets

How Far From Home | Posted 09.25.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

It seems like we're having the time of our lives. And don't get me wrong: we are. But it's not all ice-creams and pretty landscapes. So far, I think we've tallied 135 toilets scrubbed, 250 kilos of cow dung spread, two tons of rocks shoveled and 60 meters of pathway laid, for starters.

A Simple Trick To Coax More Joy From Your Day | Joann Pan | Posted 09.01.2015 | OWN

Chances are you could use some extra free time. More than one-third of women reported taking just one to three hours per week for themselves in a 2013...

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

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 06.03.2015 | 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.

How to Potentially Earn Back 7 Hours and 17 Minutes of Your Average Day

Kayla Matthews | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Wouldn't you like to have more time in your day? You could use it for whatever you want: cuddling up to your spouse, working on a hobby, or even just ...

Playing with Purpose

Janet Stanford | Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents
Janet Stanford

What will no doubt ensure our children's success, and what is provided in early education, is greater access to creative learning through the opportunity for more imaginative play.

How to Have More Fun

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Being effective at time investment isn't about just getting more things done: It's also about freeing up time and space in your schedule so you have m...

I'm Just So Busy

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Last week, NPR posted a piece titled "Are You Overwhelmed? You Don't Have to Be." That may be true...

Taking 'Fair Breaks' from Non-Monogamy

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

Free time can come in so many forms. Occasionally (I would say about once a year), I go on vacations to get away and treat myself. These trips usually only include me and last for as little as eight hours or as long as a week, and I use that time to focus on me.

Time Pressures? How To Take Control Of Your Time

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 05.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

If you feel you are one of those people who have little free time and what little you have is continually interrupted, you may need to get active in order to carve out a little more time for yourself.

Why Can't We Just Relax?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

All of the ways women share how they spent their "free time" on social media just add to the pressure to fill that free time in interesting ways.

Why Your View of Free Time May Be Out of Sync with Reality

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Ellen Galinsky

When we do get help and take some time for ourselves in the midst of our busy lives, we feel much better about ourselves.

Are Women Enemies Of Their Own Free Time?

The New York Times | Posted 03.06.2012 | Women

Old-timers, counseling the young on investments, used to advise buying land. "They're not making any more of it," went the refrain. Maybe that's one r...

The Spirituality Behind Leisure Time

Russ Gerber | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

To make the most of leisure it helps to widen rather than narrow our concept of the term, which means not only to be free from the demands of work (even for just a weekend), but also to be still and reflect.

Countries With The Best Work-Life Balance

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.04.2011 | Business

In times of economic uncertainty, personal lives can often be forgotten to the pressures of the workplace, knocking the work-life balance out of whack...

How Americans Spend Their Free Time During The Downturn

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stubbornly persistent unemployment has certainly inflicted more than a little economic stress, but that's not stopping Americans from enjoying their l...

How To Reclaim Your Free Time

CNN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're like most people, you probably wish you had more free time. But maybe you have enough - it's just that you're not using it the right way. Ps...