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How Work Really Makes Us Feel -- And What We Can Do About It

Pam Ross | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Pam Ross

Last week, Arianna Huffington wrote about what happens when you type "why am" into Google's search engine and allow it to autocomplete your sentence. The results point to an incredibly overtired society. When I saw this, I got curious... what are the most common searches related to how work makes us feel?

Power: The New Valium

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

High-power posture can change our physiology, psychology and behavior. It can make us more competitive while decreasing our stress levels. Thus far no troubling side effects have been reported. The price is right. Sounds good to me.

How Burnout Impacts Men and Women Differently

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Do women and men experience burnout differently? If we can pinpoint the ways men and women experience burnout, then folks like me who work to help busy professionals better prevent burnout can tailor better, earlier and more specific interventions.

An Interview With Rod Benson on Journalism and Democracy

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.29.2014 | Media
Max Benavidez

Journalism is at a major crossroads. The digital revolution has turned print and broadcast upside down and although the media are more successful than ever on many levels, the traditional role of journalism as democracy's watchdog is at risk.

Stephanee Killen: My Love Is Not a Circus Act: Drop the Big Top and Live From the Heart

Red Room | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women
Red Room

Being in love shouldn't feel like I've run off with the circus. That's what I tell myself every time I start jumping through hoops, walking a tightrope, or spinning plates on my head from the saddle of a unicycle.

Reasons I'm Crying Over 'Reasons My Son Is Crying'

Andrea Bonior | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Andrea Bonior

Our duties lie with our kids, not our social media audience. And yes, it can be life-saving to laugh about them sometimes -- but why not do it in a way that doesn't hurt them in the process?

Crimea, Anschluss and the Enduring Quest for Autonomy

David Morris | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
David Morris

Ukraine and the West insist that Crimeans do not have the right to vote on independence. Russia agrees.  This tragic meeting of minds moves us toward a potentially tumultuous showdown.

Profit From the Positive: 5 Strategies For Success At Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and burnout aren't going away in our workplace, and as employees and businesses continue to manage in a culture of doing more with less, new, cutting edge tools are needed to help drive productivity, engagement, and results.

What Today's Parenting Shift Means to Educators and Employers

Tim Elmore | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

As a father, I adore my children. I too want my kids to be safe and to enjoy healthy self-esteem. Those are noble desires. Our problem is they make poor goals. They should be a means to an end, not the end.

Why My Husband Took My Last Name

Monique Valcour | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Monique Valcour

Some social norms and conventions help us along the pathway to happiness, while others are roadblocks.

A Definition for Bullying

Tim Elmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Here's a question for you: is it bullying when a high school football team beats another team 91-0? That's quite a blowout -- but what do you think?

What's The Key To A Good Lunch Break? New Study Yields Surprising Answer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.08.2013 | Science

What's the key to a stress-relieving, energy-boosting lunch break? A quiet meal alone? Noshing with friends? Grabbing a bite at your desk? Actually, a...

An Open Letter to My Fellow Gay Men: We Need a Woman's Consent Too

Preston Mitchum | Posted 08.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Preston Mitchum

No one "deserves" to be subjected to rape culture, not Beyoncé and not the young woman on the metro. This is where gay men and straight men have one commonality: our maleness. Gay and straight men alike can promote misogyny, and with unwanted touching, this is exactly what we do.

The Problem With Partition: Human Rights Provides an Alternative to Israel and the Palestinians

William K. Barth | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
William K. Barth

Since Israelis and Palestinians live interspersed they are already compelled to cooperate on areas of mutual responsibility such as border security, migration, right-of-return, dual-citizenship, public services, trade and employment.

Do You Have What It Takes to Crowdscale?

Krisztina 'Z' Holly | Posted 05.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Krisztina 'Z' Holly

While crowdsourcing pulls in ideas and content from outside the organization, crowdscaling grows and scales its impact outward by empowering the success of others.

Address Kachin Problem Politically

Nehginpao Kipgen | Posted 03.19.2013 | World
Nehginpao Kipgen

Armed conflict in Kachin state is a hindrance to Burma's democratic transition. The conflict also damages Burma's credibility as it happens when the international community has begun to show great interest in the country.

Justice Department Investigating HP's $5 Billion Debacle

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Mike Lynch, the founder of the software firm sold to Hewlett-Packard last year in a deal tainted by accusations of accounting fraud...

And Now The Lawsuits Start In The HP-Autonomy Fiasco

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard now has a legal headache to compound its misery as the company tries to recover from a series of setbacks that ...

What Cheesecake Taught Me About Men

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 01.26.2013 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

A man can be a delicious part of a woman's life. But he shouldn't be your life.

Founder Defends His Old Company Against HP's Allegations

Reuters | Anjuli Davies | Posted 01.23.2013 | Technology

By Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - Mike Lynch, mathematics whiz and former boss of Autonomy, said he can't see how accusations leveled...

HP Has A History Of Bad Ideas

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard's $9.7 billion acquisition of Autonomy seemed like a bad idea long before Tuesday's allegations of an accountin...

Fraud At HP's Huge Acquisition? No Way, Says Ex-CEO

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Mike Lynch, the former chief executive of Autonomy, on Tuesday "flatly rejected" allegations made by the company's new owner Hewlet...

Uh-Oh: HP Says Company It Paid $10 Billion For Cooked Its Books

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. said on Tuesday that it's the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought...

How Fattening Up Will Save Ballet

Deirdre Kelly | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women
Deirdre Kelly

If the ballet world is as riddled with perils, then why is it I continue to allow my own daughter to participate in an art form with a well documented history of putting females at risk?

Good Organizing Was Key to CTU Victories

Barbara Popovic | Posted 11.22.2012 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

If you were following the CTU strike, you might have been dismayed by the union's failure to suspend the strike last Sunday night. We have an inside perspective from UIC Professor Steven Ashby, who helped organize the contract campaign.