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Why Moving Abroad Can Be The Professional Shift You've Been Waiting For

Sienna Brown | Posted 09.08.2016 | Travel
Sienna Brown

Three years ago, I quit my well-paying job in the heart of New York City and decided that I wanted to move to Spain. Leaving all of my family and frie...

4 Affordable Ways To Travel Long-Term

Shannon Ullman | Posted 08.19.2016 | Travel
Shannon Ullman

Taking in foreign employees is often so sought after that entire countries have established visa programs that make it easy. It depends on your country of residence, but citizens of the UK and U.S have quite an advantage

6 Steps To Take Towards Work/Life Balance

Melissa Escaro | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

The concept of work/life balance is prioritizing between your career or ambition and your lifestyle, which includes health, family, friends, and leisu...

An Empowered Teacher: Someone Everyone Needs In His Life

Susie Wolbe | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Teachers are the rock stars of the world, and let's hope they all become empowered sooner, rather than later.

These 6 Creatives Will Help Reignite Your Creative Genius

Nina Tomaro | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Nina Tomaro

I've always believed that entrepreneurs and anyone feeling the stress of their job can find balance and fulfillment again through rediscovering their creative genius.

Prioritizing Wellness: Making Yourself a Priority!

Lia Miller | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Lia Miller

If you live a stressful, busy, and constantly on-the-go life, then following these steps will help diminish those stressors by improving your physical, mental, and emotional health, thus making you a priority again.

Work/Life Balance Across the Globe: One Australian Mom's Success

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2016 | 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...

Travel The World While Working A Full-Time Job

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 01.20.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Because I work full time, people often wonder how I travel as much as I do while holding down a job that is neither travel-related, nor requires much, if any, traveling. Some assume I am paid to travel, or endorse travel-related products and services. Neither is true.

5 Easy Steps To Experience More Balance In Your Life

Mihai Herman | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Mihai Herman

I believe working on yourself and maintaining a sense of balance can be more enjoyable and I am here to present a new way of dealing with your daily life so that you manage to experience a better sense of balance in everything that you do.

Work-Life Balance Doesn't Have to Be So Complicated: A Lesson From Rwandan Basket Weavers

Marianne Schnall | Posted 12.12.2015 | Women
Marianne Schnall

It may seem odd to think of work-life balance as critical to economic development in Africa, but it has been a major factor in empowering native basket weavers to create businesses for themselves.

Tips To Achieve Work-Life Balance

Nadine Cheung | Posted 11.06.2015 | Healthy Living

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

State of Mind: Tired

Marika Lindström | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Marika Lindström

Do you wake up one day and realize that you haven't had a decent sleep in... wait a minute, you can't even remember? That's right. This feeling hit...

A Fresh Approach to Supporting Working Parents -- It's About More Than Paid Leave

Jennifer Owens | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Jennifer Owens

The Working Parent Support Coalition, announced this week at the 11th annual Clinton Global Initiative, brings with it an intriguingly fresh approach to the ongoing fight for better workplace support for working families.

How Can I Be a Professional Role Model for My Child When I Work From Home?

Scott Valins | Posted 09.22.2016 | Parents
Scott Valins

Working from home while parenting presents a massive set of challenges, rewards and obstacles. Yes. Am I thankful to observe the daily growth of my daughter? Yes. Am I perplexed as to how I can be a professional role model to my daughter when she interprets my 'computer time' as play - Absolutely.

You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Recently, I overheard a group of women talking about this popular quote on Pinterest: "You have the same amount of hours in a day as Beyonce" I happ...

No One Right Way: Maternity Leave and Leadership Implications for Women in the Workplace

Teresa Hopke | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Teresa Hopke

There is no one right way. We can only make the choices that are right for ourselves and our families. The key, however, is that women (and men) feel free to make those choices, without being sidelined or made to feel less than--either personally or professionally.

Why a Pattern Interrupt Is Just What You Need

Helen Roe | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Helen Roe

Routines are great for getting us out of bed in the morning and keeping the momentum alive. We know exactly what to do and when. But what about creativity in this busy predictable time?

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.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

Nonprofit Boards Prepare -- The Millennial Workforce Is Coming!

Eugene Fram | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Eugene Fram

Yes, the millennials are coming! The research shows that their values relate well to missions of many nonprofit organizations. To interest the best and the brightest, nonprofit workplaces, as experienced by older generations, will need to change in strange ways!

Why This Mompreneur Is Taking an Entire Month Off and Why You Might Want to Do The Same

Katie O'Brien | Posted 02.18.2015 | Small Business
Katie O'Brien

When you're an entrepreneur, there's no such thing as use it or lose it vacation time. Being an entrepreneur is pretty much a 24/7 job. Add being a mother into the mix, you've got another 24/7 job on your plate.

Dear Executive: A Holiday Wish...

Christine McKinney Pfeiffer | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Christine McKinney Pfeiffer

Yes... you in the C-Suite. You worked very hard to get where you are. Your name is in the box at the top of that organization chart. Congratulations and happy holidays! You are smart, well connected, and you have great intentions. (Let's be honest...you also had some lucky breaks along the way).

My 12-Step Digital Detox for a Healthier and More Productive 2015

Martin O’Leary | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Martin O’Leary

I've decided it's time to fight back and take action against my digital overlords. However, the reality is I actually love these digital distractions, so rather than going cold turkey, I've come up with a realistic 12-step plan to a healthier and more productive life in this digital world.

When the 'Default Parent' Goes Remote

Kerry Lyons | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

As much as I might b*tch about the role I play, how exhausting it is, how overwhelmed I am, blah blah blah, I love it. And them.

Trusting the Crowd and the Machines

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

The business environment of the future needs to trust people and technology and provide flexibility and choice for employees to connect with complementary skills across a network, to work together on challenges, to learn fast, unlock their passion and improve performance.