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Balanced Life

Self-Parenting: What's Your Style?

Andrea Wachter | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

No matter what kind of upbringing you experienced or what kind of self-parenting style you have adopted up until now, it's never too late to treat yourself with compassion and kindness. By lovingly nurturing, encouraging, and motivating yourself, you can become the parent you always wanted.

We're 'Killing Ourselves' With This Terrible Work Habit

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For the average American, a work day consists of sitting behind a desk for at least eight hours with minimal movement. Despite knowing how detrimental...

Is Your Life in Balance? 6 Ways To Find Out

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Maintaining balance in your life enables you to be more fit, have better overall health and embrace a better attitude toward life. Balance helps us feel more peaceful and at home in just about any situation.

7 Reasons a Girlfriend Escape Is a Mommy Must

Katherine Eskovitz | Posted 05.28.2014 | Parents
Katherine Eskovitz

Being on an airplane without my children feels like mistakenly leaving my house without a bra. Something is not right.

If President Obama Can Get Home for Dinner, Why Can't You?

Harvard Business Review | Dan McGinn | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

No matter how challenging a C-suite job may be, it is surely dwarfed by the pressures of the U.S. presidency. No matter how many vacations they take o...

Turning Someday Into Payday

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

It is my belief that working moms have more influence on what our world will look like than any other single group of people. Plus, they have the responsibility to match.

No One Admires Your 60 Hour Work Week

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I only work about 40-45 hours a week.

5 Easy Steps for Creating Balance in Your Life

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
MaryEllen Tribby

Creating boundaries, picking priorities, and knowing what's working and what isn't -- will help you feel confident that your accomplishments are enough, even if you have more goals you want to achieve.

WATCH: The Unique Way This CEO Chooses To Unwind

Posted 11.22.2013 | Healthy Living

While some people relax by curling up with a good book or taking a nap, Merkle CEO David Williams chooses to get behind the wheel. Williams recentl...

To Achieve Balance in Life, Begin By Measuring Your 'Core Assets'

Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD

My experiences as a physician have reinforced one essential truth: to be happy, to enjoy optimal health and achieve our potential, each of us must strive for balance in our lives.

The Sugar Season Is Upon Us

Andrea Wachter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

So the next time you feel the urge to overindulge with sweets, pay attention to what your mind is telling you. Notice your unkind thoughts. See if you can challenge or at least question them. Get off your back and on your side!

Stacia Pierce: Balancing Your Hectic Life

Stacia Pierce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Remove the picture you have in your mind of what balance is supposed to look like. Focus instead on productivity and the rest will fall into place.

WATCH: Find Balance With A Purpose-Driven Life

Posted 10.02.2013 | Women

Could our search for balance between work and home life actually make us less balanced? According to HuffPost blogger Christine Organ, the quest for w...

Simon C.Y. Wong: In Praise of Humble First Jobs

Simon C.Y. Wong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Simon C.Y. Wong

Young people certainly need to plan carefully to achieve professional success in today's highly competitive environment. But we mustn't forget that a life is distinct from -- and lasts longer than -- a career.

Christine Organ: s the Quest for Balance Actually Making Us Feel More Unbalanced?

Christine Organ | Posted 11.20.2013 | Women
Christine Organ

Maybe balance, like success, isn't something we can obtain or achieve, but something that we feel within ourselves, in our soul, in the essence of our being.

Rachel Moroney: Death of an Intern

Rachel Moroney | Posted 11.03.2013 | Women
Rachel Moroney

It's easier or maybe simpler to work longer hours. No one asks any difficult questions and it's easily quantifiable and measurable -- a bit like basing success purely on money and power.

3 Things To Do Now To Change Your Health And Life For Good

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

By betting on your voice within and acting on what must change, by starting a daily reflective practice like meditation and by eliminating one toxic substance in your diet, you find you are a person capable of healthy changes.

Meghan Telpner: Has Well-being Become a Luxury Because So Few Experience It?

Meghan Telpner | Posted 10.19.2013 | Women
Meghan Telpner

In our society, complicating life is a lot easier than simplifying it. We firmly believe that every choice counts, and true health is not about choosing the lesser of two evils.

Walking the Middle Path: If You Are Out of Balance in One Area of Your Life, You Are Out of Balance in Every Area

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Suffice it to say, excessiveness in any area of our lives can prove to be unproductive if not damaging. The Buddha himself had ignored the well-being of his body while trying to free his mind. It caused him to be extremely out of balance.

Free Your True Self

Suna Senman | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

The true you is a living being. Life needs to be fed to grow or it withers away. Feed yourself new challenges, new experiences and new ideas.

Seasons of Love: Lessons From Nature on Our Relationship Statuses

Ariel Joseph Towne | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Ariel Joseph Towne

Each season brings incredible opportunity and benefit to our love lives. The challenges arise when we try to go against life's normal rhythms and force ourselves to do something that is out of energetic alignment.

How to Find Balance While Living Fully

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

When any one area of your life is significantly off-balance, it throws you off in every other aspect, taking you out of your "A" game and making you feel a little less awesome than you actually are.

'Wellthy': Possessing the Resources and Resourcefulness to Thrive in All Life Domains

Ulrick Graham | Posted 08.07.2013 | Black Voices
Ulrick Graham

Being "wellthy" is a holistic approach to being, thinking, feeling and doing. It is a revolutionary model with implications for all our cultural systems.

Hit and Run

Amy Oraefo | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

Pain is relative and suffering is optional. Do not choose to suffer through anything in silence. Who knows, you could be the driving force responsible for assisting a person in completely recovering or even avoiding their next personal crisis.

Margot Franssen: We Need to Reframe Success -- Here's How

Margot Franssen | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Margot Franssen

Women and men can redefine what it means to be successful, but first they need to be honest with themselves.