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Back-to-School for Kids of Divorce

Jenny Kanevsky | Posted 08.20.2015 | Divorce
Jenny Kanevsky

The transition from summer to back-to-school can be difficult. It can be even more trying when it's the first year back to school after a divorce. My kids are going back to school in a week with the added twist of now living at two different houses.

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finall...

3 Ways to Prepare for Back to School Battles

Bavani Purushothaman | Posted 08.14.2015 | Parents
Bavani Purushothaman

Even I find it difficult getting back into the chaos, that is called school. As Benjamin Franklin said, "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."

You're Overthinking Your Nighttime Skincare Routine

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.18.2015 | OWN

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Life Is Measured in Memories. Take Time to Make Some

Farsh Askari | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

So now, instead of futile reluctance to acknowledge that life is racing by or being regretful of the many, many days spent doing routine things I don't remember because they're mundane and not spiritually exalting, I plan things that will lift me up emotionally.

14 Hacks To Help You Have The Best Morning Ever

Misty Sansom | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Misty Sansom

Imagine if your mornings were quiet, relaxed and thoughtful. Imagine starting your day feeling focused, energized, ready, and with a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.

You Only Live Once... And Life Is Long

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 07.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Burkhart

My career path up to this point can be best described as... tangly. After four years spent earning my BS in mechanical engineering, I joined the ranks...

Why Doing Less Is the Only Way to Lose Weight

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

Most people think that in order to lose weight you have to count calories and go to the gym five days a week. While it's true that eating more ve...

Stop This Habit Today

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 06.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Begin your day with an intellectual mise-en-scene. Plan ahead. Prioritize your list. Above all, put your smartphone away when you are with the people you love. They are your priority, not other people's Instagram feeds.

Do You Really Know Yourself?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 06.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Boardman MD

Benjamin Franklin said, "There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self." Self-knowledge is a tricky business indeed ...

8 Ways to Achieve More by Working Less

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Strategic slacking has enabled me to dramatically increase both the quality of my work and the amount I get done in a given day. It increases productivity because we don't think or work or create at the same rate throughout the day.

The Surprisingly Simple Way to Become a Total Rockstar

Katie Morton | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business
Katie Morton

When I think about being a rockstar -- meaning, the person who hits the big time -- my mind strays to the glory: the parties, the fancy cocktail dresses, the fans... and that's why so few of us actually become total rockstars.

The Power of Habit: Setting Up 'Triggers' to Sustain Habits

Brendon Burchard | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

I've spent my entire career helping high performers set up better strategies and habits to keep them energized, engaged and achieving their best. And the biggest secret I've learned in almost 20 years in this field is what I call "trigger moments."

3 Secrets To Creating A Productive Routine

Amy Morin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Being stuck in a rut can kill your creativity, stress you out, and zap your productivity. So how do you create a routine that conserves your mental energy without getting stuck in a rut? Here are three strategies.

Groundhog Day and Its Evil Twin

Kate Welch | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Kate Welch

As cloying and exhausting as it can be to submit to a rigid routine, it is horribly chaotic when that routine is disrupted.

Can Choosing to Eat More Mindfully Free Us From a Dieter's Mentality?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fact is, if we ate more mindfully, many of us wouldn't even need an actual diet plan to lose excess weight and feel better about ourselves and our bodies in the present moment.

If You Do The Work, No Force on the Earth Can Stand Against You -- 8 Simple Ways to Start Now

Kat Loterzo | Posted 05.25.2015 | Business
Kat Loterzo

Reality: the stuff you've been dreaming of, and wondering if you'll ever make happen, can start to become true for you in as little as the next 7 days -- so long as you're willing to make some fast changes.

5 Reasons You Should Quit Your Job To Travel Now

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel
Clayton B. Cornell

Stop kidding yourself. How long has it been since you said, "If I just get to X, I will take that trip"?

Vocation vs. Vacation

Zach Dean | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.

25 Complaints My Son Will Share With His Future Therapist

Leyna Juliet Weber | Posted 02.21.2015 | Parents
Leyna Juliet Weber

For years, Elmo was a furry guy who existed only on T-shirts. When you finally saw him walk and talk, you practically sh*t yourself.

Does Your Style Routine Reflect Your Dream Life?

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.13.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

The style choices you make when you are happy just may very well reflect your dream. Does your current daily style routine reflect your dream life? It's quite simple to answer this by thinking through a few questions.

Is Your Routine a Trap?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jordan Dansky

So, don't get stuck in your trap. Set goals. Live intentionally. Take control of how your life unfolds. Even having a little more courage in your daily life can turn into huge changes later on.

Adventures in Our Own Backyard

Ari Andersen | Posted 11.08.2014 | Travel
Ari Andersen

We don't need to be in transit to be able to approach our days this way. It is possible for me to be living my normal life and be excited for the unknowns of the day. I meet new people and do new things every day.

What I Learned When I Tried Something New For 30 Days

Candace Davis | Posted 09.27.2014 | Books
Candace Davis

I decided to try and write my own book in 30 days and just to make things interesting, I went to Paris to do it.

Time, Vacations and Routine: A Brief Meditation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In the practice of meditation we learn that the process of breathing grounds us in the body.