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Work/ Life Balance

Setting Expectations That Support Team Balance

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jae Ellard

When expectations are shared, everyone is on the same page. It doesn't mean everyone will agree, but it does mean everyone has the same understanding and clarity about what is expected to move forward.

Work/Life Balance. Really?

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

We can use our power of choice to keep our thoughts moving in the direction of positivity and productivity at work and stay fueled forward.

Is Workaholism A Mental Illness?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Adi Gaskell

I'm sure you are familiar with the signs of being a workaholic, whether in yourself or someone close to you. If you're unsure, a test was created by ...

Pressuring Yourself To Be Stress Free Doesn't Work

Rohini Ross | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rohini Ross

You do not need to put additional pressure and stress on yourself to make yourself stop fueling your negative thinking. When you see you have a choice, you will naturally choose to stop. No effort will be required.

Quit. Go Ahead. It's Okay.

Kristian Henderson | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristian Henderson

Sometimes quitting is the right answer, and sometimes it is not. Sometimes you need to preserve, and sometimes you need to let go.

3 Simple Steps To Healthy Balance

Wendy Reese | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Wendy Reese

When the doshas are balanced, you can stay centered in your wisdom, while creatively engaging and problem solving, and taking action on necessary change. There are three steps to supporting balance.

When Men Work Long Hours, Their Wives Pay The Price

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living

Men who work long hours make their wives feel more stressed and rushed, but women who work long hours don’t have the same effect on their husbands, ...

The Four Burners Theory: The Downside Of Work-Life Balance

James Clear | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

One way to think about work-life balance issues is with a concept known as The Four Burners Theory. Here's how it was first explained to me: Imagine ...

Is Motherhood Where Sexy Goes To Die?

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Jacqueline Miller

My greatest passion in life is to be the best mom possible. Beyond that, my passion is being an entrepreneur who empowers others mothers to gain clarity in their lives, enabling them to live it to the fullest.

Stop Working and Get a Life!

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

You know that there is a stress pandemic when the #1 song on the Billboard charts is titled "Stressed Out." That's depressing. It's one thing to sing along in your car, but privately, are you starting to believe it?

Women, It Is Time To Break Your Silence

Carol Bysiek | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women
Carol Bysiek

In the end, the only reason not to accommodate family friendly (and well-being friendly) policy changes is a collective will not to do so on the part of your management and society and an even stronger will to maintain the status quo.

Here's Where You're Not The Boss of Me

Susan R. Lichtenstein | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Susan R. Lichtenstein

So to every employee who has ever been questioned about a competing commitment: get along with your boss, but be strong in your own priorities. You are entitled to them.

Chill Out And Cheer Up

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Summer is a great opportunity to take time off from our busy schedules and regain some much needed R&R. Besides the break from our usual routines, vac...

Slow And Steady Is Fine If You Are A Tortoise, But What If You Have The Temperament And Constitution Of A Hare?

Rohini Ross | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Rohini Ross

After returning from London, I got a sinus infection that left me with very low energy. I found myself only able to do essential tasks. I rested a lot...

Does Your Job Match Your Stress Profile?

James E. Porter | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

So how do we decide how much job stress is the right amount of stress for us? And how can we tell when some stress is too much? How do we know what careers we're well adapted for and which ones we aren't?

One Minute Of Meditation, One Minute Of Yoga

Gopi Kallayil | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Gopi Kallayil

At 19 years old, I fulfilled my lifelong dream of becoming a yoga teacher. I graduated from the one-month intensive yoga teacher training program at t...

10 Highly Effective Ways To Silence Workplace Gossip

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Photo Credit: Eric Dombach / Flickr Imagine you walk into your office and see colleagues chatting but then when they see you, they hush. Or maybe yo...

5 Quick Tips For Time Efficiency

Jamie Cornell | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents
Jamie Cornell

In honor of these loving hardworking individuals, I wanted to jot down some of the best tricks that have helped me have a better relationship with time, AND with everything I have going on in my busy fun life.

Does a Higher Salary Require More Than 40 Hours a Week?

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The question remains -- does a higher salary mean you are obliged to work more hours? If so, what are the boundaries and how can one sustain this long term? There is a growing body of research that indicates how important time away from work is for health and wellness - not to mention productivity on the job.

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Vacation

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

by Janet Ungless We've all been there: you finally took that vacation and it's your first day back at the office. Waiting for you are 400 unopened em...

Risk-Resiliency: How To Talk About 'It'

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Regardless of the number of people involved, the stages of how to talk about risk are the same. The path to building risk-resiliency is one conversation at a time.

For Many LGBTs, The Workplace Is Still A Closet

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Even as Americans increasingly support same-sex marriage a significant number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people still find the workplace to be less than welcoming.

How One Company Revolutionized Their Workplace Culture

Brian Hughes | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

Corporate America has undergone a serious upheaval in the last two decades. Gone are the days of slogging away from 9 to 5 in a cubicle.

12 Reasons Why Young Professionals Need To Remember Life Experiences Outweigh Work Experiences

Jared Buckley | Posted 06.28.2016 | College
Jared Buckley

Landing a new job yesterday may bring you happiness today, but it will not bring you the same happiness next month. Your current salary may seem like ...

Urban People And Places: Best Biking Practices

Milena Milićević | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Milena Milićević

Back in 1926 Henry Ford explained in World's Work magazine why he paid his workers the same amount of money for switching to a 40-hour workweek instea...