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Finding the Cure to the Toxic Workplace

Brad Harrington | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Brad Harrington

Co-authored by Jennifer Sabatini Fraone, Associate Director, Boston College Center for Work & Family We've been reading and hearing a lot lately ab...

The Biceps Tendon: A Mistreated and Misunderstood Friend

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The future, clearly, is not in the removal of major attachments of muscles. It will lie in novel ways of stimulating healing of injured tendons such as the biceps. These advances are on the way.

A Nurture Challenge for the New Year

Anthony Biglan | Posted 02.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony Biglan

"Inch by inch, row by row, gonna make this garden grow." -- David Mallett We can build nurturing communities by taking a series of large and small s...

How College Students Can Perform Better By Scaling Back

Carly Stern | Posted 02.03.2016 | College
Carly Stern

To deliberately pull back and do less - and to remain certain this won't detract from a strong performance - feels backwards, foreign to the way we college students are programmed to operate.

5 Essential Keys to Using Your Dreams to Achieve Emotional Wellbeing

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

Will you fall apart completely if you ignore a particular dream? No. But if you keep disregarding them over time the gap between conscious and unconscious will widen. Give your dreams some attention and you'll have less inner conflict and more psychological expansion.

Do You Make This Dining Out Mistake?

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

When was the last time you ate out? In the last month, week or couple of days? If you are like many today it's most likely going to be in the last cou...

Breaking the Culture of Sameness

Ayelet Baron | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

Sameness: "I want what she is having." This is what made Meg Ryan's scene in the movie When Harry Met Sally become pop culture. It's fascinating how t...

5 Ways to Flourish at Work

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to your experience of work and life lately, would you describe yourself as flourishing, just functioning or maybe even flailing? Take a moment and think about it.

The Art of Attention

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Vaughn

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and nothing else in the world mattered in that moment? Your mind wasn't racing or thinking of the ne...

Doggone Life-Changing Lessons From Your Dog!

Pamela Levin | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pamela Levin

Our furry canine friends are loaded with affection and ultimately make fun, compassionate pets because they have no reason not to. If you treat them with love and care, the lessons and love and (ultimately) health benefits you will receive back from them will be unmatched.

How Having Cancer Made Me Realize That Wellbeing Is About More Than Just My Physical Health

Danielle Posa | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

Getting connected to your soul, and your purpose will help drive everything in your life. Our relationships shape how we see the world, how we behave, and the experiences we choose to engage in.

Ballet Dancers and ACL Injuries

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

The more we ask our artists to perform as athletes, the more we must treat them as both. Few populations have a better mind/body awareness than ballet dancers. It's a thrill to help restore that integration -- not only for their benefit, but for ours as an audience as well.

Where Are the Amazons and Ubers of Public Services?

Jen Hyatt | Posted 01.19.2016 | Technology
Jen Hyatt

In June 1977, before entering university, I had an unlikely epiphany. My economics teacher Mr B, an ex army major, showed a film on socio-economics which fired my imagination so much that, when I arrived at college a few months later, I changed my course from business studies to economic and social history.

Can You Force Someone to Be Healthier?

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Bottom line: Nobody likes to be told what to do. There is no "one size fits all" especially when it comes to health and stress management. Discover what works for you and build more of it into your day.

Hidden Stressors in Daily Living

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Mitchell J. Rabin

As a stress management consultant, through dealing with clients over the course of years, I've discovered that the common causes of stress such as wor...

Why You Should Kiss Like Your Life Depends On It

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Vivienne Mayer

When was the last time you kissed passionately? If you can't remember you could be in trouble. Never mind the agonies of living a sexless life, a j...

Positive Parenting and Your Child's Wellbeing

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents
Fiona Werle-Schupp

In order to understand the effects positive parenting has on your child's wellbeing it is important to first understand that we all have different pa...

How to Change Through Inspired Action

Jeff Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...

The Bright Side of Your Bad Mood

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

If you are in a funk or particularly bad mood, "What can I learn from it?" Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes and do some detective to figure out what triggered it. Is there something else going on that you need to address?

Huge Rise in Global Employee Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Since 2012

Dean Debnam | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Dean Debnam

Employee mental health is an issue that impacts the ultimate success of every business on the planet. If you're a business leader and your employees' emotional well-being wasn't already on the top of your list of priorities for 2016, it needs to be.

5 Intentions You Need to Say 'Hello' to for Your Best (And Healthiest) Year Yet

Michele Lian | Posted 01.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're still at the drawing board with this one, here are five intentions you can start with that will set you up for the year with courage, success and peace of mind. I invite you to intend to...

Ever Wonder Why Butterflies Don't Chill With Caterpillars?

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 01.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

In the same way, people progress and grow at different stages. Sometimes we teach and lift in relationships, other times we learn and take but the most fulfilling association is where there is a degree of equity in psychological evolution.

The Year That Didn't Go As Planned and Why It's OK

Pam Lilak | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Lilak

In the end, we may not reach our goals or we may break a resolution. Who cares. Don't kick and scream. Take the road of grace and ease. You may find that while on this road, even though your life did not go according to your plan, what happened instead was even better.

6 New Year's Resolutions to Boost Your Body Image in 2016

Allison Epstein | Posted 12.29.2015 | Women
Allison Epstein

With the wave of pressure to start often-dangerous crash diets and begin exercise routines our bodies aren't ready for, all in the name of weight loss -- despite the evidence that weight and health are entirely different beasts -- resolution season can do more harm than good.

How the Right Questions Can Transform Your Company and Your Life

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Dr. Deana Murphy

Being a newbie in leadership can be scary. No longer are you in the trenches, but now you're calling the shots. With a "I want to fix it" mentality, you jump right in but with the wrong questions.