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Work/ Life Balance

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

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...

The Emotional Return To Your Childhood Home

Jackie Walker | Posted 06.28.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

The solemn ride from Tampa to Jacksonville filled me with such sadness. I had lost my best friend. My feeling is that when you lose your mom that is truly the day you have to grow up.

How to Get Important Stuff Done When Everything Is Urgent

Eryc Eyl | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Eryc Eyl

In the struggle for work-life balance, we often find ourselves trapped between the urgent and the important. The urgent always wins, and the important gets shoved aside. But if we want to take control of our professional and personal lives, we have to turn this around.

Overcoming Our Work E-Mail Addiction: My Interview with Vicki Salemi

Phil Simon | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

If you feel the constant pull of electronic leashes at work, you're not alone. It turns out that many people are in the same boat while on the clock-...

Would You Be Better Off Spending More Time Alone? | Posted 06.25.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Lodro Rinzler A meditation teacher unpacks an ancient Buddhist text that reveals the answer. It might surprise you. Maybe you're like me and you...

Workplace Well-Being Just Got A Whole Lot Hairier

Women’s iLab | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Women’s iLab

Although workplaces still need to be mindful of company and organization-wide pet allergies and safety issues, here are the top 5 health and well-being benefits (among many) of an embedded pet-friendly policy in your workplace:

Returning To Work After A Sabbatical? 5 Tips To Get You Ready.

Melissa Llarena | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Melissa Llarena

James Green, a founding partner of an ad serving company that sold for $70M, quit at what appeared to be the pinnacle of his career. You'd assume that...

Unequal Housework Could Be Damaging Women's Health

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living

We've long known that the way couples divide housework can have a serious impact on a woman's career. For example, in her 2013 book Lean In, Facebook ...

Life Lessons From King James

Matt Hearnden | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matt Hearnden

If you're your biggest critic then nobody else can harm you. Your opinion of you means more to you than their opinion of you, so how could they harm you? Their words are just noise - sometimes distracting, but never compelling.

Working 24/7 Is Sapping Our Souls

Shawn Doyle | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Shawn Doyle

So what the hell is happening in organizations? We are requiring people to work nonstop seven days a week, with no lunches and no breaks! What is going on?

30-Second Change

Jenna Sundell | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenna Sundell

During an NHL hockey game, the average ice time for a player per shift is 30 seconds. When a player hits the ice, he gives all of his strength and his...