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How to Be Mindful in the Real World

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle McQuaid

When it comes to improving our well-being, most of us think about the exercise we should be doing, the foods we should be eating and the sleep we should be getting, but have you thought about how your brain might be able to help cultivate enduring well-being?

6 Steps To Protect Yourself From Toxic Friendships

Alexandra Harra | Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Friendships should strengthen our peace of mind and contribute to our inner harmony. Consider taking these six steps the next time you sense toxicity brewing within a relationship and rediscover the joys of truly positive energy.

8 Incredible Affirmations for Self-Love

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Don't forget to follow through on your intentions of self-love with positive action. Take care of your body, engage in activities that revitalize you, and heed the voice of your true self.

5 Tips To Cultivate Your Intuition

Ebonie Allard | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ebonie Allard

So how do we turn up the volume on our intuition and how do we know when it's good information, worth trusting and taking a punt on without reason? These are my five top tips on strengthening intuition:

Why Well-Being, Not Just GDP Growth, Should be the Goal

Douglas Beal | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Douglas Beal

Having the right goals, the right strategies, and the right policies aimed at sustainable economic development are equally -- and perhaps even more -- important than those focused on GDP.

A Practical Guide to Being Mindful

Tammy Moir | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Moir

Connecting to the very centre of your being is the doorway into which Being Mindful is entered, and it can re energize and revitalize you in a way...

When Is Enough, Enough? And 5 Tips to Find Out

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Over the weekend, Thom and I had dinner with a friend whose lifestyle changed dramatically in the last couple of years. Our friend Tami* was single ...

Eastern Wisdom Is Changing Western Corporate Practices (or, at Least It Should Be)

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

From an employer standpoint, having employees ever at the ready sounds like an ideal situation; problems can get resolved with the "send" of a text or email.

How to Celebrate Your Employees and Boost Your Bottom Line. #WorkHuman

Maya Mathias | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Maya Mathias

Two of my favorite words, work and human, had been joined at the hip, pulling me into its orb, inviting me to see what unexplored online world lay behind the ad.

Pain Brings Us Closer

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy It was 5:30 a.m. when we checked our Uber app to see if there was any driver awake on a Friday morning in Gothenburg, Sweden. Th...

3 Ways To Rekindle Your Professional Passion

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Make just one aspect of your work life better, more beautiful or more interesting, and you'll gain (or regain) that sense of connection to your job. And that may be the one boost you need so that your work feels a little bit less like work. Here are three ways to start connecting now.

Spirituality: From Band-Aid to Transformation

Paula Vital | Posted 06.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paula Vital

"Do not think the knowledge you presently possess is changeless, absolute truth. Avoid being narrow minded and bound to present views. Learn and pract...

The Zen of Silence

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

Is silence painful to you? Does sitting alone with your own thoughts make you squirm and want to run the other way? According to a study conducted by ...

5 Reasons Why Play Needs to Be a Part of a Happy Life

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

Last summer Thom and I rented a condo in Rosarito, Mexico. For a month we enjoyed the temperate climate, mixed up our routine, spent time outdoors,...

The Recipe for a Better Life

OECD | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact
OECD

Apart from providing fascinating insights, the Better Life Index is a way for policy-makers and policy-shapers to see what citizens want and expect, and where policies to improve people's lives should be focused.

6 Criteria Of Well-Being, According To Scientists

David Sze | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Carol Ryff's model of psychological well-being provides a powerful framework through which to analyze and organize one's life and to generate ideas about how to live better. So why isn't the popular media talking about the model? Perhaps it is time Ryff hired better marketing staff.

Women in Business Q&A: Sonia Satra, Founder, MOTICISE

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sonia Satra is a certified life coach, fitness instructor, and award-winning motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to helping people reach t...

Women in Business Q&A: Anne Mahlum, Founder, [solidcore]

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Anne M. Mahlum is an entrepreneur who loves to create and build with purpose. Her first go around at building something from scratch was Back on My F...

3 Metrics You Need to Know for Optimal Sleep

Sina Nader | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sina Nader

It can seem like a lot of things to consider -- this is a third of your life we're talking about, after all! And if you want to optimize your daytime experience, optimizing your sleep is a non-negotiable part of that.

Women in Business Q&A: Jo-Ann Houston, Director of Business Development, GYMGUYZ

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jo-Ann Houston PT, CSCS is the Director of Business Development at GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training fitness franchise company headquartered in Plai...

8 Keys to Attract Good Energy Today

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your mind, body, and soul are composed purely of energy. For this reason, what you feel translates into how you feel. And if you often feel sick, depr...

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent...

How I Learned to Manage Bipolar Disorder

Dan Seider | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Seider

Five years ago I was going into the second year of my undergrad at the University of Guelph. The semester was going well. I was living with friends an...

4 Ways to Make Your Period More Enjoyable and Restorative

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Rachael Yahne

For too long, women have been pretending our periods are some kind of hideous beast that arrives to ruin our lives every month. It's time to stop shaming our bodies. That includes its functions, its needs and all its miraculous cycles -- including our periods.

The (Unnecessary) Conflict Between Education and Well-Being

David Mochel | Posted 05.26.2015 | Education
David Mochel

Why do we have education? What is the ultimate goal? If the point of education is not to increase the wellbeing of individuals and communities, then what is it?