Researchers say that presenteeism cuts individual productivity by one-third or more. In fact, presenteeism appears to be a much costlier problem for employers than absenteeism.
On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger informed slaves in the area from the Gulf of Mexico to Galveston, Texas, that they were free.
Luckily, Father's Day falls in the summer so it's a great time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the dads in your life.
Every time someone with lots of money gives it away and gets a lot of attention as a result, I want you to stop what you're doing. Stand up. And bow. Because you made their largess possible.
While any dad can expect a new tie, a homemade card, or the latest "it" gadget, those special fathers who do double duty as pet parents should look forward to an extra helping of puppy love.
Growing up in a place where poverty confronted us on a daily basis profoundly impacted my life. We were taught that if were were successful, we should give back to those in need.
Natalie Merchant will be on tour this summer performing songs from Leave Your Sleep, her first studio album in seven years.
There's a little game I play whenever the world seems hopelessly overrun by bullies and blockheads, incompetents and malcontents. I create an imaginary dinner party.
How is it that we can keep creating such beauty and cool wonder in the midst of meltdown and pain? What sort of desperate dance is this?
Some "motivational speakers" try to manufacture motivation, and this doesn't usually work. The better way is to introduce your passion to the world around you instead.
Here's the question society needs to ask itself: Do the "average" and "below average" have the same right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as the "above average" and "excellent?"
It's high time for some good news, so here it is: New Orleans' own Mr. Okra is back on the road. Pictured is his brand new truck painted by folk arti...
As a country, we are pregnant with the lowest common denominator. We now view adaptability as virtue, and the desire to radically transform oneself and the world as insanity.
As vegans or macrobiotic people who say they are committed to health, how can we justify reserving all our compassion for animals and serving up only disdain for people?
I know there are toxins in us, but we are not dirty. We don't need cleansing. We are not originally sinned. Most importantly, nobody's more pure than anybody else.
Our joy returns when we remember we are here for the sake of one another. It all gets down to love. It all gets down to noticing that goodness is in our midst.