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Work/ Life Balance

What My Children Taught Me About Work/Life Balance

Cathy Leibow | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Cathy Leibow

When I decided to start a family over 25 years ago, I never really considered the full impact on my work and personal life. I knew these little darlings would change the way I lived my life (less travel... more diapers), but I underestimated how they would alter my attitude towards work.

When Autumn Leaves Start to Fall -- An Impromptu Mindfulness Practice

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Steven Crandell

Watching those leaves at the top of the tree? Superb. How does it feel? The air on your face -- is it cold? Your breath billows of steam? Did you forget your coat? No worry. This mindfulness won't take long.

Why You Will Never Be Successful Until You Find Your Purpose

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
20 Beautiful Women

Much like a combination to a lock, you have to go through a few back and forth motions until you feel the release of what feels like what was holding you back from your definition of success.

Minnesota Mom Masters Work-Life Balance

Nadine Cheung | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Mindfulness and Work-Life Balance: What's the Difference?

Jae Ellard | Posted 10.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Mindfulness is not better than work-life balance, or the other way around. There is no good, better, best, right or wrong way to learn skills to create easy joy and meaningful engagement with the roles, responsibilities and relationships that make up our lives.

The Power of Talking to God

Emily Stroia | Posted 10.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Stroia

"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing." -- Dr. Wayne Dyer Have you ever heard the phrase "prayer is talking to God and meditation is liste...

3 Best Sites For The Cube Warrior

Nicholas Denmon | Posted 10.07.2016 | Entertainment
Nicholas Denmon

The internet. It is a vacuum, a black hole, through which Time can be absorbed, never to escape. Like any self-respecting employee, I find I am oft...

Professionalism's Greatest Challenge: Remembering to Jump

Matthew Rosenstein | Posted 10.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew Rosenstein

Been feeling like you have would like to open your heart at school or work for a while? And you know you can connect a little bit deeper? You're at ...

Sneaky Office Yoga: When Company Culture Doesn't Have Space

Lauren Coles | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

There is very little an office yoga professional can do when the company culture itself won't allow yoga or meditation into the workplace. It is up to you and an individual to take the time to find your own yoga, often taking great care to do so with the utmost discretion.

Part I of the Homework Series: The Struggle Is Real

Stephanie Hepburn | Posted 10.06.2016 | Parents
Stephanie Hepburn

This is pretty much how every single homework experience has gone since she started getting homework in kindergarten. Somehow, the prospect of homework liquefies my daughter's body and she melts into a puddle onto the floor.

World Peace -- Now

Pekka Pirhonen | Posted 10.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Pekka Pirhonen

"Yep, it would be great to meet... let's get back to this when it calms down." I hear this often. We're so busy right now. But just wait for "it" to ...

5 Ways to Find Happiness in the Chaos

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Some women launch record-breaking social media campaigns. Some volunteer in Haiti. Some raise three children -- while they're launching their own business, finding time to exercise and (even!) meditate. Danica Kombol, CEO of Everywhere Agency, does them all.

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Balance

Marissa Lepor | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Marissa Lepor

Work-life balance: the portmanteau once used in casual conversations has now become an integral component of companies' mission statements and employee interactions. It's like the gluten-free of the health food world -- many claim to value it, but few can describe what it actually means.

Experience a More Meaningful Life - Arianna's Words to Me

Marika Lindström | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marika Lindström

I want to share my story with you that made me feel vulnerable but kind of special. I want to thank Arianna for her inspiring words and response (she ...

Beware the Costs of a Strong Economy: Sleep, Recreation and Family

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

If the economy continues to strengthen, we recommend that people keep an eye on their non-work activities. These may need to be protected.

Can We Both Lean In and Thrive?

Barbara Anderson | Posted 10.04.2016 | Women
Barbara Anderson

For so many years, I defined my worth by my career. The worry and stress surrounding work provided proof of my efforts, dedication and results. Stress meant that I was giving all of myself. Worry meant that I was pushing myself to be better.

How to Be a Career-Loving Parent: Know Your Work-Life Options (part 3 of 4)

Eryc Eyl | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Eryc Eyl

Instead, if we choose to think of ourselves as "career-loving parents," we open up whole new worlds of possibilities for our families, for our careers, and for ourselves. In this installment, we'll look at the many work-life options available to today's career-loving parents.

5 Morning Success Rituals for Busy Moms

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 10.02.2016 | Women
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

When coaching other working moms, I always advise them to drink some warm water with lemon before they take care of the kids and the rest of the family. Sometimes this means waking-up a little bit earlier than everyone else, but it's so worth it

Why Paid Leave Matters for the Future of Business

Stew Friedman | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Stew Friedman

At this time of year, as students return to campus, I find myself reflecting on why I became a professor and the principles I teach the business leaders of tomorrow.

When You're Trying to Do Everything, Something Has to Give

Jackie Emerson | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jackie Emerson

When I was entering my sophomore year, I piled up my schedule with everything there was. Not only was I taking a heavy course load, I was also in two shows, and trying to work outside of school. In addition, within the first couple of weeks, one of my good friends went through a major life trauma. I wanted to be there for her as much as possible.

October Is National Work and Family Month!

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

Each and every October is National Work and Family Month (NWFM), and this annual celebration offers a great opportunity for employers to showcase thos...

10 Things Healthy Men Should Do With Women

Margaret Hession | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women
Margaret Hession

Most of us who have been in an honest and intimate relationship know that sometimes it's good, even excellent; and sometimes it's bad. Really bad -- as in Titanic bad. And when it's bad that's when we have the capacity to do the most harm. Repeatedly, actually.

Why You Should Quit Your Day Job and Go Do Your Thing

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Laura Probert, MPT

Whatever you do, don't keep doing something you hate. The mindset inside of that is part of the cause of disease; rotting away inside of your gut like a rusty wheel. Clear that shit out and make room for the joy. Shine your light on us. We can handle it.

Gina Finstad | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Finstad


Why Billionaires Continue To Work Despite Their Wealth

Quora | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business

Elon Musk doesn't sit down at his desk every day and think, "Have I made enough money to quit and travel the world yet?" Warren Buffett doesn't get to Berkshire Hathaway head office in the morning and check his portfolio and say, "Can I afford to pay off my mortgage and live off dividends for the rest of my life?"