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The One Thing Entrepreneurial People Never Do

Faisal Hoque | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

We suffer because of our desire to go beyond what we are today. In that context suffering is the step towards entrepreneurial growth which can initiate a positive force from a negative situation.

The Top 10 Coworking Spaces Across the Globe

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Debra Carpenter

Coworking is on the rise, and for good reason--it's estimated that 40% of the workforce will be made up of freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent contractors by 2020.

A Balancing Act

Matthias Paul Kuhlmey | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Matthias Paul Kuhlmey

The challenge is that we are human beings, and typically tend to repeat what we are accustomed to with a far greater degree of comfort; we will "stick" to what we know -- good, bad, or indifferent.

How To Honor Your Dreams So You Can Live Regret-Free

Ann Davis | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Ann Davis

Do you have a dream? If so, don't regret not chasing it; it's never too late. The cold, hard truth is that time is not on your side. So stop putting off chasing your dream.

For Passionate People Sick of Being Told About Work-Life Balance

Laura Probert, MPT | Posted 08.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Probert, MPT

Work-life balance is a myth - one of the beliefs we've been conditioned into. People who envy others who have work-life balance don't envy perfectly p...

Why Dreaming Will Only Get You So Far

Sarah Jenks | Posted 08.07.2016 | Women
Sarah Jenks

We keep ourselves busy with jobs we hate, people we don't really like, diet programs that don't really work and make us hate ourselves. We keep telling ourselves that this is just "part of life" and we'll get there one day. If that's your approach, it's never going to happen.

Can You Be More With Less?

Wm. Scott Page | Posted 08.07.2016 | Fifty
Wm. Scott Page

We can't equate money with happiness. Believe me, the relentless pursuit of money has costs: opportunities to be with friends and family, attending once-in-a-lifetime events with children, and general chances to spend quality time with our loved ones. We can't put a price tag on going to a ballgame, teaching life lessons to our kids or just hanging out and laughing with those close to us.

8 Things Employees Want Managers to Do for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Julie Zack Yaste | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Julie Zack Yaste

I've had many managers, and even taken on the role myself. It's become clear to me that the attitude and style of leadership in any given work environment has the largest impact on the entire team's ability to find a balance between personal and professional responsibilities.

3 Reasons You Deserve to be Happy at Work

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

On Monday, I published an article on a controversial topic -- You Will Never Find Work/Life Balance. So many of us have grown up trying to perfectly split our time at the office and outside it with friends and family. It's an impossibility. So, I suggested that we should forget about it and focus on "sustainable happiness" instead.

The Top 20 Lessons I've Learned From Running A Business From Home With Young Children

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Uldouz Van Eenoo

I'm constantly amazed by how clever children can be. Personally, the best lessons I've learned in life have been taught to me by my kids. Questions that lead to a never ending trail of "why" leave me in awe of the way their little minds are constantly thinking.

3 Things That Will Endear You to Your Family and Friends

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Earle McLeod

I lost my Dad, Jay Earle, last week after a six-month battle with cancer. Regular readers know my father's stories: The skinny 1950s teen who played s...

Bust Stress at Your Desk: Office Yoga

Lauren Coles | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

You may think that your desk is an unlikely prop for inner peace, but a chair is a fantastic tool to help you find work-life balance while in the office. Try these simple stress-busting office yoga moves you can do at your desk!

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

Emily Cassel | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Cassel

We all have a tendency to feel like we've somehow lost touch with ourselves and our joy when we are in transition or taking a big leap into something new. It's actually a good place to be, because it means you've stepped out of your comfort zone, learned a lot, grown and transformed to a new and improved version of yourself!

Are Vacations Causing Your Migraines?

Alene Brennan | Posted 08.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Alene Brennan

You've been dreaming about your summer vacation all year. This is your time to finally relax. No meetings, no emails, no alarm clock... but sadly you ...

Working With Your Spouse

Nicole Williams | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Nicole Williams

Working with a significant can be a dream come true -- or a disaster. Here are tips for working side-by-side with your sweetie.

Breastfeeding and Work: Let's Make It Work!

Flavia Bustreo | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Flavia Bustreo

Access to many of the basic tools, equipment and medicines needed to ensure the newborns are delivered safely and survive their first day was just a dream. Even in these precarious situations, most babies did have access to the single most important health intervention: breastfeeding.

More Americans Would Take A Pay Cut For A Day Off

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One in five Americans would trade a day's pay for a day off, according to the latest edition of HuffPost/YouGov's annual poll on the iss...

Unemployment Opportunities

Dave Horn | Posted 07.31.2016 | Business
Dave Horn

There could be a million different reasons why you're unemployed, but you should let exactly zero of them define who you are as a professional or as a person. Consider a few things before you fall into easy traps of the unemployment life.

Reflections on Being a SAHM (Stay at Home Mom)

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 07.30.2016 | Parents
Lakshmi Iyer

Hold that thought right there. No, this is not another post debating the relative merits of working or not working. Or being a mom or not. :)

8 Common Worries That Aren't Worth Stressing About

Greatist | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greatist

You know the saying, "Worrying is like a rocking chair. It'll give you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere"? Well, it's true: Worrying is...

The Illusory Quest for Balance

Linda L. Addison | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Linda L. Addison

My message to millennials is this: if you seek both a rewarding career and a fulfilling personal life, you will have to make choices, but choosing between career and family is not one of them. Don't believe it has to be all or nothing. Stop beating yourself up with the elusive quest for "balance."

What Really Happens To Your Brain And Body During A Digital Detox

Fast Company | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

We sense that our smartphones are making us less focused, that constantly checking our email and Twitter is making us less productive, and more discon...

The Balance Project: A Conversation With Susie Orman Schnall

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 07.30.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Susie Orman Schnall's novel, The Balance Project, follows the perils of the overworked assistant to America's Darling of Balance, Katherine. Both Lucy and Katherine's stories call into question whether or not women can have it all--both a successful work and family life.

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same

Jane Adams Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2016 | Women
Jane Adams Ph.D.

Like actors who want to direct, journalists want to write novels. So did I, back in the day -- I had a wealth of material gleaned from hours of interviews with high achieving people who were at or near the top of their game.

What Makes a Company Culture Great?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.30.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Culture. It is probably a term you hear often -- and I believe that it is one worth discussing. Clearly, we want more than just a job -- we want more ...