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Work/ Life Balance

3 Things Your Negative Emotions Are Telling You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

The signs are everywhere that give us that chance. Taking time to be aware of your reactions, thoughts and emotions will bring you into a space of clarity and balance where you can make informed decisions guided and supported by your soul... decisions that will usher in release and healing for yourself and your life.

The 'In' and 'On' of Family Caregiving

Victor Imbimbo | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Victor Imbimbo

A saying I often repeat is, "If you don't know where you're going, you'll never know when you get there." So here are my ABCs to help you find and implement a family caregiver path that works for you.

Nuisance or Catastrophe? How you Feel About Snow May Depend on Your Job

Robin Hardman | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Robin Hardman

We all know what happens to kids in this situation -- Yippee! Snow days! But what about the grown-ups who are supposed to be working? What's their fate? As is so often the case, it depends quite a bit on the type of work they do.

Accomplishing More Than A To-Do List

Shaniece Bennett | Posted 02.24.2015 | Small Business
Shaniece Bennett

Every day we set out to accomplish a specific set of tasks. Yet we easily forget about all the other stuff that we do in between.

Can Women Entrepreneurs Flip the Script re: Work/Life Balance?

Penina Rybak | Posted 02.23.2015 | Impact
Penina Rybak

Entrepreneurs are reportedly often told as children and young adults that they have to "color inside the lines" and "go with the flow," only to disobey. They are often the ones who grow up to embrace the startup life.

What My First Job After Wall Street Taught Me

Lauren Stahl | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Stahl

They say that by doing esteemable acts, we gain self-esteem. This was the case for me. Showing up for work each day and being present with my coworkers and the patrons made me feel good about myself. It gave me a sense of belonging and purpose. I searched for this my whole life.

5 Ways to Find Time for Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 02.23.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

How can you actually find the time to travel for two weeks or even two months at a time, when children still need to be fed and your careers still need to be maintained? Let's look at some of the ways you can incorporate family travel into your life.

5 Essential Mind-Body-Behavior Practices That Enhance Everything

Douglas LaBier | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

Overall, we're seeing Western empirical science steadily confirm what's been observed and known about the mind/body/spirit interconnection within the ancient Eastern traditions. I think the upshot of these recent studies is that how you engage your mind, body and mental/emotional outlook in the world shapes and influences your total system.

How To Never Feel Burned Out Again

SELF | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Here are eight steps to take right now for more balance and less stress as you work toward crossing some major milestones.

Live Your Best Life By Removing The Superwoman Cape

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

People with this syndrome have an irrational belief that puts an extraordinary amount of pressure on women to look beautiful, stay in shape, take care of the home, solve and fix everyone's problems while succeeding at work. Truthfully, this woman is fictional.

Nursing Job Satisfaction, Safety and Productivity

Abby Pingree | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Abby Pingree

I am aware that "get in and get out" is an attitude one must adopt to complete a very busy work day and still have time and energy to manage a home life. I feel this is not right. I understand that days like this occasionally occur but when this is the accepted norm it is time to re-think our nursing business model.

Working Moms, What Did You Expect?

Lela Davidson | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents
Lela Davidson

I love Eileen's reminders about expectations -- the ones we set our for ourselves and the ones others set for us.

'I Miss Doing Nothing'

Pacific Standard | Kyle Chayka | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

Dear reader: Is it just me, or are we getting a little too addicted to the present tense? We fear that the Internet and social media have cut down ...

3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Day Today

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Ramon Nuez

As creative people, we need to build effective routines that allow us to proactively pursue our ambitions, instead of reacting.

Why I Walked Away From $65,000

Kate McCready | Posted 02.19.2015 | 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.

12 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew At 16

Rebecca Grainger | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Rebecca Grainger

When I was 16, I didn't have a clue about what I wanted to do as a "job" or really what a "career" was. I was more worried about boys, boobs (which I lacked at the time) and getting through school. If I knew then what I know now, I might have relaxed and enjoyed the journey more.

Pressure at the Academy Awards

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Often the case at the Academy Awards, pressure makes a cameo appearance that derails an Academy Award-winning performance -- a mental lapse, a stumble on the way to the podium, an incoherent ramble.

Stop Searching For Balance in The Wrong Places, Just Make Time For You

Nancy Laws | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

One of the reasons I revamped Afro-Chic Mompreneur, was to have an open ended discussion on the work/life balance dilemma, that every Mompreneur deals...

5 Keys To Making Life And Career After Baby Feel Like A More Perfect Union

Camalo Gaskin | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
 Camalo Gaskin

Have a broad and detailed perspective of where you want to be, what you want to experience, what your values are, who you want to be around, what emotions you want to fuel you. These are all critical to devoting your time adequately to your grander purpose.

Want Better Work-Life Balance? Try Doing Something Kind For Others

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Want to feel a great sense of work-life balance? Instead of doing less, try doing more -- for others. According to a new study, volunteering may i...

How I Learned to Stop Hating My Job and Love My Life

James McCrae | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

At this moment, you are being called to make an impact where you have been assigned. It's not perfect. But things are never perfect. Instead of waiting for your job to be perfect, make your reaction to your job perfect. Show up everyday as an act of service. Take what you are given and turn it into art.

How I Enhanced My Happiness at Work

Karthik Rajan | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

When I am back home in the evening and as I pick up my two year old and hug my 6-year-old and listen to their day stories with same high energy level as I left home, I get reminded of the thought provoking question that started it all. I would like to thank my mom for steering me towards what matters and for practicing her best advice on giving.

You Don't Sound As Awesome Asking For A Raise As You Think You Do

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy

If you're thinking about asking a raise, you may want to spend a few minutes pondering how you'll actually sound when you walk into your boss' office....

6 Ways to Live Your Entrepreneurial Dream Life

John Bowen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

We can break through the barriers and start living our lives based on our deepest values. So says Mary Morrissey. Her expert insights on the spiritual side of success have given her audiences with The United Nations, The Dalai Lama and Nelson Mandela as well as numerous corporations and entrepreneurs.

How to Find Your Purpose -- And Go For It

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mia Redrick

Ask yourself, what do I you love? What do I enjoy? Sometimes we make identifying our purpose a science experiment, when it isn't. Recall what brings you joy in your life or in your work in some past experience. Start there.