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Walking Away

'Me' Time at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

When we are fully absorbed in an activity, the mind tends to get focused and more pointed. "Me" time away from business-at-hand allows the mind to become steadier, quieter, promoting more awareness, harnessing new energy, becoming more attentive.

How Do You Know When to Walk Away?

Carissa Lada | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carissa Lada

If you know me, or if you've read my previous posts, then you know that my life has changed a lot in the last few years. Some of these changes have in...

Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Kate McCready

The moral of the story -- sometimes it pays to say no and walk away from the things that are not serving you. And when you do walk away -- reflect back, learn and take that knowledge forward with you for the rest of your journey.

Sometimes Your Happiness Depends On Walking Away

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Too often we focus so much on a door that has closed abruptly and unexpectedly in our faces that we don't realize that the world is full of other doors that are open to us. You won't find your happiness demanding that a certain closed and locked door reopen; all you will do is miss seeing alternate avenues of opportunities that are available to you.

How To Know When It’s Time To Quit

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

As a psychologist who studies motivation, I spend a lot of time trying to figure out why people give up too soon when trying to reach a goal. But the truth is, a lot of us suffer from the opposite problem: not knowing when, or how, to quit.

How to Walk Away

Ryan J. Downey | Posted 12.08.2011 | Business
Ryan J. Downey

What happens when you walk away from an underwater mortgage? Are you arrested? Are you shunned? Do your kids decide they hate you?

Arthur Delaney

Strategic Defaulter Walks Back To His Mortgage

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

Ernie Soto and his wife are moving back into their house in Alamogordo, N.M., the same house they abandoned at the beginning of 2010 after Soto lost f...

How To Walk Away When It's Not Working

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The costs to the person who can't see reason, in terms of time, effort and lost opportunities for happiness, can be enormous. We recognize this kind of foolishness immediately in others, but that doesn't stop us from making the same mistake ourselves. Why?

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Senate Democrat Questions Obama Foreclosure Program's Effectiveness

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The second-ranking Democrat in the Senate expressed concern Thursday over the ultimate effectiveness of the Obama administration's signature foreclosu...