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Wait, I Could Just Quit?

G. Doucette | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
G. Doucette

For as many times that I have stage four panic attacks that maybe I have forgotten how, I'm always going to be a writer. Quitting? I don't know how to do that.

How I Quit Coffee In 7 Horrible Days

Thrillist | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste

Despite my love of coffee, I don't run an IV line from a French press and hit the pleasure button all day.

Everybody's Quitting Their Jobs Now

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Quit your job, help the economy. More than 2.7 million Americans, or 2 percent of all workers, quit their jobs in September, the Bureau of Labor St...

I Hate My Job

Luna Atamian | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Luna Atamian

Nowadays quitting is too often associated with failure -- whether it is a relationship, a job or a project. If you think this way, you are wrong. Being able to quit something that hasn't been making you happy for a long time -- despite all your efforts -- is strength.

Quitting a Job Without Burning a Bridge

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Knowing the right way to quit can leave relationships intact and may actually enhance your professional reputation. On the other hand, leaving in the wrong way can generate negative feelings that could affect the way you are perceived as a professional.

I Want To Quit!

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Taking your foot off the accelerator and coasting in neutral for a bit can go a long way to knowing whether to proceed and how to do so or whether to redirect your energies to something else altogether.

Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges y...

What I Learned From My Daughter's Dance Class

Anne Josephson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Parents
Anne Josephson

One of the mysteries of parenting, teaching or coaching; you never really know which moments or events make an impact on a child's life.

When You Know It's Time

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

Choose to live life being excited about your day. Choose to wake up with enthusiasm about what lies ahead. It isn't just about making the best of what you have, it is about changing what isn't working.

The Ins and Outs of Resigning From a Job

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Having quit more than 22 jobs in my career, I have learned a few things about gracefully giving it to the man. Simply telling someone to go to hell can obviously be seen as a negative on both your resume and your reputation. So how do you go about leaving a job while still coming out smelling like roses?

I Quit (and Why It's a Good Thing)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

I have a good career in Information Technology, I earn six figures, I received a really nice bonus six weeks ago (I mean, really nice) and here I am, busting my butt for an online business that I don't have the passion or desire to do. So... I quit.

10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014

James Altucher | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
James Altucher

I'm going to tell you why you have to quit your job. Why you need to get the ideas moving. Why you need to build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof.

Why I Walked Away From My Six-Figure Job... and the Surprising Results a Decade Later

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

I'd gotten a job in finance in my early 20s, and the next thing I knew, I was 36 years old and on a career trajectory not of my choosing. Yes, I was succeeding, but at what cost?

Will Quitting My Job Be a Mistake?

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Matthew Trinetti

So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it. --Bill Watterson, Creator of Calvin & Hobbes co...

Hey, ITT Tech! Thanks for Firing Me Yesterday! I Mean It.

Dirk Hughes | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Dirk Hughes

Thank you for firing me from one of your campuses yesterday. That statement may sound like a sarcastic jab from a disgruntled ex-employee, but it is a sincere declaration of gratitude. I know I'm going to be better off in the long run. Not that you really give a damn.

6 Warning Signs You May Need a New Job

Robert L. Dilenschneider | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Robert L. Dilenschneider

If you are miserable, it doesn't matter how perfect the job might sound on paper. It doesn't matter if you are the envy of everyone you know or if your colleagues feel as if they won the lottery every time they clock in.

Is Mindfulness Harmful?

Dr. Judson Brewer | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judson Brewer

The absence of mind wandering likely does not equal the presence of mindfulness, and that effortlessness may be a key aspect of cultivating the fertile soil for creativity to grow.


Julie Gray | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

That was what the man, my boss, whispered into my ear, his hot breath fluttering the hair on my young neck. I was a "personal assistant" for a D.C. bi...

The Future of Smoking Cessation (Hint: It May Not Be E-Cigarettes)

Dr. Judson Brewer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judson Brewer

E-cigarettes made a big splash recently, with celebrities smoking them on talk shows and companies ramping up their production to rake in profits before the FDA comes in and regulates them. The tag line is that it is better to use an e-cigarette than smoke the real thing. But do they really help people quit?

The Most Valuable Lesson I've Learned From My Kids

Herina Ayot | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Herina Ayot

Like an alarm clock on Monday morning, my children brought me back to reality, and in that moment taught me that life doesn't have to follow a plan.

Dismissal: Turning the Dis Into Discovery

Pamela Johnston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Johnston

Dismissal, like failure, is something you have to learn to deal with. Control your reaction to it and turn a dis into a discovery and you'll be several steps ahead of your dismissal's power.

How To Quit Your Job

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

1. Point to yourself and say "You could've had this!" 2. Work in a glitter bomb if you can, tastefully. 3. Set up a stuffed animal at yo...

Why I Let My Kid Quit

Kristen Levithan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Parents
Kristen Levithan

When I walked over to put my hands on his shoulders to try and calm him down, I could feel his heart racing through his thin polyester jersey.

Renee Jain: Teaching Children the Third Metric of Success

Renee Jain | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Renee Jain

Perseverance and passion matter at least as much, if not more, than other cognitive qualities. As I see it, grit is a tool that levels the playing field.

Should We Ban Smokers? Some Companies Are

Dr. Judson Brewer | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judson Brewer

I am yet to be convinced that policies such as not hiring or going as far as firing smokers is a better solution than devoting resources to helping them quit (and work).