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5 Research-Based Ways To Say No During The Holidays

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Fortunately, there are ways to make saying "no" feel less uncomfortable. Below are research-based strategies for saying "no" (without ruffling too many feathers) in five different situations.

Are You an 'As Soon As' Junkie?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

The good news is "as soon as" junkies are the most well meaning people in the world. However, they don't always do what they mean to do. Here's the...

The Healthy Side of Giving: How Paying It Forward Pays Back

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

So whatever your plan for giving back this season, volunteering is much more than just your year-end obligation. Your generosity could help create strong connections within your community or even kick off an entire movement! And be prepared to enjoy the major side benefits of health, happiness, and fulfillment it will bring you.

The Lazy Way Out

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 11.20.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Recently, one of my time coaching clients told me that although he knew intellectually that being self-compassionate was the way to improve, it felt hard to believe that without being self-critical he could muster the effort to change.

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Todd VanDuzer

Some weeks, it seems like we have no time. Your high schooler may feel the same way. And when they're stressed about upcoming tests and losing track of assignments, their grades can suffer.

Learn to Say 'No' to Give Your Self More 'Yes' Time

Melanie Young | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

"No" is not always a negative. It can be a positive when it means giving yourself time to find balance and be more productive and creative. So learn to say "Yes" to the word "No" when it make sense.

7 Behaviors Top Business Leaders Share That Turn Up the Accountability Dial Inside Their Companies

David Finkel | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Great businesses are built on teams that take full ownership of individual responsibilities. Too many businesses let people slide by partially doing ...

Wake Up Productive

Lucinda Cross | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Lucinda Cross

Setting your priorities and sticking to them is a great step towards reducing your stress, but it won't help much if you don't have time to finish all the other menial tasks that are involved in running an at-home business.

Dogs: How Our Furry Friends Are Good for Our Health

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

An increasing body of scientific evidence is demonstrating that dogs are good for all of us, regardless of health status. From lowering blood pressure to expanding social circles, a canine companion is good for nearly every aspect of human health.

It's About Time

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Lustbader

We go in and out of noticing that time is running out, that the ultimate deadline is approaching. The best resistance to rushing is to remember we must die, memento mori, that we are fortunate to still have time to walk around in the beauty of the world. We may as well accept this reckoning and pay attention.

Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance

Nadine Cheung | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living

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How Earning a Living Might Be Killing Your Creativity

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Kesel

During my time spent in full-time office jobs, I can remember distinct conversations with colleagues where we would discuss what we'd rather be doing. Talking about our "drothers" was a stress reliever, an outlet for the innovative, passionate voice of the soul that was made smaller with each day of structured work exchanged for a paycheck.

How to Time-Track Your Way to Better Productivity

Yasmin Khan | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Yasmin Khan

We live in an entrepreneurial time, where productivity, efficiency, and working from home are not only ideals and goals, but they're crucial to business' success. Gone are the days of riding the time clock just to log 40 hours a week at your 9-5 job.

On Making Time For Wellness

Melissa Stephenson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Stephenson

"Health and wellness" is something we all want at some level. But when push comes to shove, it's easy to prioritize everything else over it-work, social time, "down time" in front of the TV or browsing the Internet. The intention is good, but something gets in the way of acting on it.

3 Time Management Tips on How to Slay the Time Vampires

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

It's not that they are bad people, however, it is your individual responsibility to manage your life by managing your time. Following are three time management tips you can use to slay the time vampire -- to regain control of your life, at work and at home.

What if There Is No Such Thing as Lack of Time?

Anna Lovind | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Anna Lovind

When you fully occupy the space you're in -- when you become present -- you can relax into whatever task is before you right now. You will be free to attend to it, to the best of your abilities, knowing that is all you're ever required to do. The work at hand.

What Is Your Work Ethic Quotient?

Nick Segal | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Nick Segal

Have you tested your work ethic lately? Having a solid work ethic is about far more than how long you sit at your desk. When I work with people to help grow their careers, they often begin by telling me that they have a good work ethic.

Calendaring to Take Back Control

Karen Trepte | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Karen Trepte

Your calendar is not meant to be a thundercloud, it's meant to be a gentle breeze, a tool for you to use to maximize the joy in your life. So the first step to take is to find a calendar format that suits your working style, whether you enjoy a calendar on the wall or prefer to use an online calendar.

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

Kevin Kruse | Posted 10.24.2015 | Business
Kevin Kruse

While not all ultra-productive people follow the exact same system, I discovered that most had habits that reflect the following rules and instead of "checking" email constantly, they "processed" emails in a manner that I call "The 321Zero System."

How Successful Leaders Waste Time

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I worked with a CEO who traveled -- constantly. Whenever he had the chance to fly somewhere for a meeting, he would jump on the opportunity and say, "I'm there." He simply enjoyed the experience of going places. That was a problem.

Time Block to Stay Focused and Motivated

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Although having a flexible schedule can seem like a dream, it can soon turn into a nightmare! That's why as a time coach and trainer, I recommend people set up a structure that helps them to align with their priorities.

15 Ways to Be a Workaholic and Still Have a Kickass Personal Life

Clair Jones | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Clair Jones

The United States is currently experiencing huge problems with depression, workforce burnout, and employees who are just plain unsatisfied with their jobs.

Jack Dorsey's Secret Productivity Hack (How He Runs Two Companies At Once)

Kevin Kruse | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Kevin Kruse

I recently interviewed over 200 billionaires, millionaires and successful entrepreneurs for my new book, and one of the unique habits of many I interviewed was creating themes for different days of the week. In fact, this was so prevalent I listed it as Secret #12 in the book.

3 Ways to Get Maximum Stress Relief During Work Breaks

Lantern | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Does taking a break at work make you feel guilty? It may be because you think it's a choice between productivity and de-stressing. You've committed ...

Why Working 140 Hours a Week Won't Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Harry Red | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Harry Red

No way, they tell you. You can't take an afternoon off and go for a hike in the woods. You've got to work 20 hours a day, every day, no exceptions. Can't do it? Then this isn't your game. Go find a job instead.