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5 Ways to Get Personal Time Approved When Your Boss Isn't On Board

Vicki Salemi | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Vicki Salemi

Be aware of how you're asking. Communication styles matter. If your boss hasn't been on board, maybe email isn't the best way to get a quick, curt response. Have a conversation instead and mention you're entitled to time off and it won't significantly impact your department.

Take the Leap -- Creating Time to Be Alone

Heather McCloskey Beck | Posted 11.11.2013 | Home
Heather McCloskey Beck

Do you ever just sit down in a quiet place and allow yourself to simply Be, without looking at a magazine or listening to music, without watching television or reading a book?

The Shocking Truth About Workers In America

CNBC | Dan Mangan | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business

CNBC: Americans are tops—when it comes to working off the clock. Just in time for the Labor Day "holiday," a new survey reveals that nearly all ...


Joan Gelfand | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Joan Gelfand

When faced with a blank sheet of paper, ordinary people cringe. When faced with a writing assignment, normal people would rather go to the dentist.

Skinny Cow 'WoCave' Competition Promotes Female Man Caves, Emotional Eating

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Who needs a man cave when you can have a WoCave? That's the question Skinny Cow, the low-fat frozen-dessert brand owned by Nestle, is asking in a new...

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...

From One Mother to Another -- Am I Normal?!?

Jodi Ciampa | Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents
Jodi Ciampa

Don't sit back and suffer thinking you are wrong in the way you feel.

Secretly Seeking Solitude: A Woman's Need for Time Alone

D.G. Fulford | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
D.G. Fulford

Eighty years ago, Virginia Woolf introduced her daring concept: A woman needs time to herself. It is 2011 now, many complicated generations later. How are we fulfilling that need amidst all the clamoring others?

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...

The Forgotten Variable In The Work-Life Balance Equation: You

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The less obvious face to the work-life balance question is that exploding workloads may serve as convenient excuses for the erosion of quality time that may not have been there in the first place.

The Importance Of A Little Self-Indulgence

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

We defer too much, we delay too often and we therefore deprive ourselves of things that have given us -- and can still give us -- great pleasure.