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Why I'm Giving Up My Life As An Undercover Muppet

Kristen Lee | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Lee

I was born with the entertainer gene. My hard wiring to please didn't go unnoticed. I was quickly nominated for the part of undercover Muppet, complet...

Living With Bipolar Disorder as a Mother and Workaholic

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2016 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What...

#Trending Online Dating Personalities: Part 2

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.27.2016 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Lady daters in NYC can't believe some of the stuff we have to put up with. But after speaking with some of these guys, it seems like we're all kind of in the same boat when it comes to the world of dating.

Let's Fix It: Save the Workaholic

Laura Stack | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

Companies don't last forever, so you can't expect a job for life anymore. Even the most dedicated workaholic may get a layoff notice when the company decides to downsize.

Avoid Creating a Workaholic Culture

Terri Wallin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

A workaholic team is often high producing but the unintended consequence is a higher level of burn-out, high illness and absentee rates, etc. -- for the employees and for the leader.

Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure

Leighann Lord | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Leighann Lord

Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.

24 Things Only People Who Work Entirely Too Much Will Understand

Chevonne Harris | Posted 08.20.2014 | Women
Chevonne Harris

To all the people who are on a first-name basis with the office cleaning crew, are unfazed by empty parking lots on dark nights and can't go more than 20 minutes without checking an email, this one's for you.

The High Price Of Being Crazy-Busy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Being busy isn't a bad thing as long as it's purposeful, but too many people go from busy, to addicted to busy, to burned out.

8 Things I Learned As a Recovering Workaholic

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I burn the midnight oil, never say no, and I have often prioritized my career over my life and my loved ones. Only recently did I take an honest look in the mirror to realize that life is too short to miss, and every moment is precious. I urge you not to miss the life you deserve to lead.

How My Addiction Helps Me Win (And May Eventually Kill Me)

Lili Balfour | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lili Balfour

The problem with work addiction is that many applaud the addict instead of asking if he or she needs help. This applause is the greatest high in the world and makes the addict work harder. This can be deadly.

My Heart Attack Taught Me To Slow Down

Bill Marriott | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Marriott

I thought I had things in balance while my kids were growing up. I was home for dinner, helped with homework, took weekend trips to museums and sporting events. If anything, my heart attack in '89 showed me that I didn't have things quite as balanced as I thought.

WATCH: Why This Newlywed Didn't Have Sex For A Month

Posted 10.22.2013 | Weddings

Work addiction so consumed the life of social worker Vasavi Kumar that her job starting taking precedence over her new marriage. Kumar told HuffPos...

WATCH: Why This Woman Was 'Successful Yet Really Unhappy'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Women

Nisha Moodley runs the women's empowerment website Fierce, Fabulous and Free. But before she reached a state of self-acceptance herself, she had to co...

Jessica Fox: Pollen Path

Jessica Fox | Posted 11.03.2013 | Women
Jessica Fox

When do we ever really listen to our instincts, to that little voice inside saying "what if"? What if this was meaningful?

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

Is Fear Driving Our 'Busyness'? (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Rose Gordon Sala | Posted 09.02.2012 | Healthy Living

Tim Kreider hates to be busy (his words), and he wants us all to consider why we feel oh-so-busy all the time. A New York Times Sunday column by the a...

The Real Mad Men: the Workaholics

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

How many of us (myself included) have sat with a car engine running, a few blocks away from "home" reading emails and trying to avoid going home at all? How many of us feel more intimate with email and Internet colleagues we "know" at a safe distance?

Distinguishing Between a Calling and Workaholism

Chip Conley | Posted 06.10.2012 | Money
Chip Conley

Spend a day and maybe an evening watching someone intensely dedicated to their work and it's hard to distinguish between whether the person is exhibiting the symptoms of workaholism or whether they're just living their calling.

Am I A Workaholic? Yes, But I Prefer 'Workahol-ish'

Rachel Sklar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Sklar

Why would we drop the things we're excited about? Why would we let them drop?

Fifty Lessons Learned from a Decade of Service in International Development

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

I recently had the honor of addressing the Fellows of the New York City New Leaders Council as part of their 2010 Institute. My topic was "Lessons in Non-Profit Management and International Development."

Work Life Balance: A Jungian Perspective

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

One way to think of work addiction is as an over-functioning of the driven aspect of the personality, the part represented by such heroes and warriors as Hercules, Perseus, and Theseus.

7 Worst Habits Of Workaholics

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

There's no doubt that times are tough. But if you're tempted to try and show your value by working harder and longer, be sure to include a healthy dos...