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The meQ Guide to Happiness at Work

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living

by Terri Trespicio Our jobs are a big part of our lives. We spend nearly all of our waking hours at it. We probably see more of our cubicle mates tha...

Great News From The UK?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 07.20.2016 | Good News
Frances Moore Lappe

From $2 to $3 trillion--that's the yearly cost of (mostly hidden) damage done to our natural resources by increasingly capital-intensive agriculture, ...

7 Tips for Dealing with Violence in the Media

Melinda Pajak | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Melinda Pajak

The past few weeks have placed images of violence, terror, hatred, and horror in front of our faces. From all over the United States to all around the...

The Resilience Mantra

Heather Wagoner | Posted 07.16.2016 | Women
Heather Wagoner

"Whatever happens, I can handle it." These six little words can help make resilience your default response to life's curveballs. Even if, at first, i...

How To Boost Your Resilience When You Feel Like Succumbing To The Pressure Of Unemployment

Priscilla Christopher | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Priscilla Christopher

How can you boost your resilience skills and bounce back from the pressure of unemployment? Check out these five tips for starters.

Why It's Okay To Be Lonely

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living

by Terri Trespicio You might cop to a lot of things before you admit to feeling lonely: being a procrastinator, bad with money, or even unlucky in lo...

Knock-Out Teacher Burn-Out

Owen Griffith | Posted 07.12.2016 | Education
Owen Griffith

Get through the school year with a smile.

The View From the Day Before

Shari Lifland | Posted 07.12.2016 | Divorce
Shari Lifland

Tomorrow I will no longer be a wife. I'll still be a lot of other excellent things: a woman, a daughter, a mother, a friend, an American, a writer. But I will no longer be a wife. I will no longer be able to casually toss the words "my husband" into a conversation. They say it takes 21 days to create a new habit. But I suspect this one's going to take quite a bit longer than that.

The Happiest Nation In The World

Dan Collinson | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Dan Collinson

With the recent appointment of Ohood Al Roumi as the United Arab Emirates' first Minister of State for Happiness and the policy made by Sheikh Mohamme...

Does Your Job Match Your Stress Profile?

James E. Porter | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

So how do we decide how much job stress is the right amount of stress for us? And how can we tell when some stress is too much? How do we know what careers we're well adapted for and which ones we aren't?

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Vacation

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living

by Janet Ungless We've all been there: you finally took that vacation and it's your first day back at the office. Waiting for you are 400 unopened em...

How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living

by Terri Trespicio We all have goals that seem just out of reach. Eat healthier. Exercise more. Lose weight. Go to bed earlier. No matter how much we...

There Are No Mulch Circles in the Forest

Jared Green | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Jared Green

Instead of laying down a layer of mulch to separate plants, let native plants grow into beautiful, layered masses, said Thomas Rainer, co-author of Planting in a Post-Wild World, at the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Gala in Washington, D.C. Rainer believes it's possible to both boost biodiversity and achieve beauty through the use of "designed plant communities."

Here's How To Build Resilience, According To Science

Happify | Serina Mehrian | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living

When life gets tough, you get tougher. Research shows resilience, the ability to bounce back from a challenge, can have positive benefits. Of course, ...

How To Stay Resilient After A Tragedy

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living

While tragedies happen every day, events like the Orlando shooting are acutely frightening. Terrorism rattles our sense of security and orderliness. It unsettles us all the more because we can't distinguish ourselves from those affected: they were simply going about their daily lives.

The Heart Of A Surgeon

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
SreyRam Kuy, MD

The Heart of a Surgeon Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interview by Sally Croom, Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. This interview was or...

The Joy Ride

Leona deVinne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News
Leona deVinne

Joy is different than happiness although they are closely related. Joy contains an aspect of happiness, but it is deeper rooted, rooted in the good earthy, visceral goodness that is available to all of us despite tragedy and pain.

How to Break the Sleep-Stress Cycle

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living

by Kara Baskin We all know it--and feel it, too: As a nation, we're not getting enough sleep. In fact, according to the American Psychological Asso...

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Transforms Lives: An Interview With Hala Khouri

Omega Institute | Posted 06.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Omega Institute

Hala Khouri explains how combining yoga's ancient wisdom with a modern psychobiological understanding of trauma can help people heal. Omega: How do...

5 Hacks for Your Stress Type

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living

by Terri Trespicio Everyone responds to stress a little bit differently. What trips your wire may not bother your co-worker, and what pushes your p...

How to Pay Attention to the Positive

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Being an entrepreneur is not always easy. The amount of mindset work, perseverance, and self-compassion necessary is like most people will never understand nor can even begin to appreciate. How many entrepreneurs starting a business, growing a business, or re-branding their business have ever thought to themselves: "I want to quit."

Just Another Manic Monday

Leona deVinne | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

I don't usually dread Mondays, I actually like getting back to work and this Monday looked glorious, I had a day free from any obligations and I was g...

AIDS at 35: Surprising Life Lessons From Living With HIV

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Since my Post coming-out, my HIV-related writing has changed. Rather than chronicling others' stories as an outsider, I write an "inside story" of a journalist now seeing the world through the eyes of a gay man living with HIV.

Climate Leadership From A Petri Dish

Andrea Learned | Posted 06.06.2016 | Green
Andrea Learned

Think small. Act locally. Start at home. These phrases may not seem to reflect as "grand" a climate solution as the world clearly needs, but bear with...

5 Ways to Improve Your Workday With Mindfulness

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By practicing these simple tips, we can build our mindfulness muscles -- making workplace interactions more peaceful and purposeful.