iOS app Android app

Work/ Life Balance

The No. 1 Thing to Do When You're Having a Panic Attack

Anthony Meindl | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Anthony Meindl

Cut yourself some slack. Acknowledge how well you're actually doing. Don't get caught up in the "shoulds." Change your self-dialogue to something more supportive and loving.

This Podcast Is Trying To Put You To Sleep

Fast Company | Chris Gayomali | Posted 03.02.2015 | World

Drew Ackerman is a podcaster. While the medium is having a moment, his podcast is very different from the others you might have queued up on your iPho...

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

You are annoying your boss and colleagues any time you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC's Marshall School of Business. And if you work with women and people over 40, they're even more perturbed by it than everyone else.

Timothy Stenovec

One Huge Reason For Netflix's Success | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.03.2015 | Technology

If you’re one of the many Americans toiling away at a huge corporation, here are some things you’re probably familiar with: tracking vacation days...

3 Things Your Negative Emotions Are Telling You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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 04.28.2015 | 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 04.27.2015 | 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 04.26.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | 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 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living

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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.21.2015 | 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 04.20.2015 | 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 04.20.2015 | 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.