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Life Balance

When-Then: The Lie that Keeps You Stuck

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Don't put your life on hold while you wait for the elusive when-then. What are you waiting for? Your life is this present moment and the time is now!

Just Whose Life Is It? The Case of Silicon Valley

Becky Lynn Smith | Posted 03.13.2015 | Women
Becky Lynn Smith

Go to school. Get a job. Get ahead. These are the echoes of a society that thrives on a narrow definition of success. We are encouraged to do, but rar...

The Love of a Dog Helps Us Find Balance in Life

Cesar Millan | Posted 03.11.2015 | Green
Cesar Millan

You need more than intelligence to create a connection with Mother Nature. Many of us have lost that connection and it is reflected in our animals. Dogs are our mirror and when they're not following us it's because we're not balanced.

What I Learned When I Moved to America

Essraa nawar | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics
Essraa nawar

Real challenges include lifestyle adjustment, culture differences, and a whole different level of acceptance when someone with a different background moves to America. You are not just learning and adjusting to one culture, but to hundreds of cultures to become a real global citizen.

A Beautiful Reminder

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

A few weekends ago I experienced one of the most beautiful three days I can remember. The temperature was perfect and the color of the changing leaves...

Stop Working Yourself Harder: 3 Steps to Working Yourself Better

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Even if you could make it through your to-do list in a given day, this is not a competition. There is no prize for completing your to-do list. And, even if you successfully crossed off every numbered item on your list in a given day, you will be met with another list the very next morning. The thing is, not everything on your to-do list should be done.

3 Paradigm Shifts to a Better Life

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Sure, we'll never have enough time for everything we need to do, so stop thinking that way. Start making your list of things you want to do, and somehow the day will feel just about right.

Rest Your Way to Success: The Value of Productive Relaxation

Laura Stack | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Laura Stack

As it turns out, we humans are like quarter horses: we're made for short, intense sprints followed by substantial rest periods. Your brain and body want to you take a break--and they especially want you to sleep regularly.

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 09.16.2014 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day.

How to Make Each Day Your Masterpiece

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

But how often in the middle of life's challenging moments, do we stop for half a second and see the beauty in our own lives? The big picture kindness. I am convinced that there are many actions we do every day that go unnoticed, by others and by ourselves, almost like a wave we don't stand up on.

Overwhelmed? 7 Strategies for Restoring Balance

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I don't know about you, but I am convinced the world is spinning faster. I almost never seem to have nothing to do. Or to have caught up on the seem...

How A Big 'But' Is Getting In The Way Of Your Life

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

I'm not talking about an approach where you sugar coat your life experiences so that everything is "really amazing" and every day is "super fantastic." That's a bit nauseating. I'm talking about simply seeing the truthful beauty in life for what it is and trying to show a bit less but.

6 Ways Social Media Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Dianna Booher | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
Dianna Booher

In the next 10 years, social media as we know will go the way of the 8-track tape, disposable camera, and fax machine. And I can't say that I'm sad.

Finding Balance in a Contemplative Life: Lessons Learned From Being Underwater

Julie DuBose | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie DuBose

During the past two weeks I had the great pleasure of returning to Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with Michael Wood to teach Opening the Goo...

Work-Life Balance: Three Power Tips

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Here are three quick action steps to help you create more work life balance this week -- field tested and doctor approved. Work-life balance is key ...

I Heal

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

I heal. In these words, I invite you to find a practical strategy for living and a gateway to wholeness. To say, "I heal," is, of course, a descript...

Inner Balance

Tom Morris | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Throughout your life, everything outer arises from something inner. Then, there comes to be a dynamic interplay between the outer and the inner, each informing and shaping the other. But the inner always, and in some form, comes first. And, from this truth, something surprising follows.

Is This The Simple Key To Finding Balance?

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

The colorful calendar is my guide to setting limits. No, I can't do that task because I already have too much yellow or orange on the calendar. It forces me to block off time for myself, my friendships and my family. If the section is blocked off with mint green (my time), I simply can't put something orange or purple there.

The View From Inside Out

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

As the day begins, the dim light slowly exposes the wondrous nature that surrounds me. A little later, the sun will peek over the mountain range and a...

The First State To Legalize Vacations?

Joe Robinson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Though modest in scope, the legislation would give vacations in Washington something the rest of our holidays don't have: legitimacy. It would, in effect, legalize vacations in Washington and eliminate the illicit feeling that comes from their current non-statutorily-protected state.

5 Easy Steps for Creating Balance in Your Life

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
MaryEllen Tribby

Creating boundaries, picking priorities, and knowing what's working and what isn't -- will help you feel confident that your accomplishments are enough, even if you have more goals you want to achieve.

Moving Into 2014

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Life transitions can be the greatest teacher of all. But just like when we were in high school, many of us are looking out the window and not listening to the teacher.

The 5-Minute Resolution

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Simply identify one new healthy habit that you will commit to doing five minutes every day. Maybe you will spend five minutes every day planning your meals so that you eat healthier. Or how about moving from not having an exercise routine to doing jumping jacks every day for five minutes?

Can't You See You Need Help?

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

If you can see yourself as you truly are, rather than what you look like, you are much more likely to make positive changes in your life and to enjoy the richness that life has to offer.

What This Organic Food CEO Can Teach Everyone About Balance

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...