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At The End Of Each Day, This Office Disappears

Fast Company | Adele Peters | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

During the day, this Amsterdam design studio looks like a typical workspace. But at 6 p.m., someone turns a key, and all of the desks suddenly lift up...

4 Warning Signs That You're Burning the Candle at Both Ends

Kirsi Paalanen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Paalanen

But stress and exhaustion crept in and hit me like a ton of bricks. It literally felt that way. For the rest of that day I lay in bed scared, drained and weak thinking to myself, "What if this had happened when I was driving? Or going down the stairs?"

The Philosophy Of Calm

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

There are so many reasons to be frantic, to run from one thing to another, to be pumped high with anxiety and dread. And yet – as we know in our hea...

Why You Should Embrace Discomfort

Medium | Dennis Corsi | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

So you’ve hopped aboard this train because you want to design your life. You want to fly this shit show into space instead of letting it drive you d...

A Painful Wakeup Call Taught This Wall Street Overachiever 'You Don't Have To Kill Yourself To Prove Yourself'

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

In the conventional sense, Vanessa Cunningham was a great success. After graduating from Pace University, she took her knack for finance to a successi...

Stress-Free Is As Near to You As Your Own Thoughts

Don Joseph Goewey | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Don Joseph Goewey

If you take a close look at stress over the course of a busy week, you're likely to discover that stress is happening in you far more than it's happening to you. It has more to do with the anxious way you relate to people and events than with the events themselves.

8 Tips to Get Over Client Burnout

John Rampton | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
John Rampton

Freelancers are at high risk for getting overwhelmed and burnout from their extensive workload. But how can you prevent and handle getting burnout from your clients? More importantly, how can you achieve this without burning any bridges? Here are 8 tips that you should follow when you feel that you've finally had enough.

How To Live In The Moment And Get Work Done At The Same Time

Fast Company | Jenny Dearborn | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

If you are like me, you probably find yourself multitasking more, yet feeling like it really isn’t benefiting you. As a society, we’re stressing o...

33 Days to More Well-Being: A Special Offer for HuffPost Readers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Wherever I go around the world, I see the same hunger to live our lives with more meaning and purpose and less unnecessary stress and burnout. This is the goal of "33 Days of Awakening Through Loyalty to Your Soul," a new online course being offered by the University of Santa Monica, which I'm delighted we have arranged to offer free for HuffPost readers. The class is designed so that on each day of the course, the intention for the day is supported with meditations, videos, podcasts and other resources that help us go deeper. Each day's email has a theme: clarifying our intentions, accepting what we cannot change, putting our thoughts in writing to help us forgive ourselves and others, writing out a gratitude list, dropping grudges and -- my favorite -- realizing that the way we deal with the issue is the issue. When we make these habits part of our daily practice, we can view ourselves and the world with more awareness and more gratitude.

Why We Should All Vacation At The Exact Same Time

The Week | Elissa Strauss | | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

It may be summertime, but the living isn't exactly easy. Vacations are increasingly being squeezed by our inability to disconnect and the pile of w...

Escape From Silicon Valley

Alison Parks | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Alison Parks

I've entered a virtual incubator of my own making, while I ponder and work and remember what it means to listen to my heart, my soul. And I wait to realize that I'm on the other side, transformed into the new thing.

Burnout to Flourishing: It Can Happen!

Leslie Boyer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Leslie Boyer

What was wrong with me? I had turned the company around and it was continuing to grow. I was successful. Why was I so depressed and disoriented?

Why You Should Hit The Reset Button In Your Brain

The New York Times | Daniel J. Levitin | Posted 08.11.2014 | World

THIS month, many Americans will take time off from work to go on vacation, catch up on household projects and simply be with family and friends. And m...

This Is How You Squash Burnout For Good

Nancie Vito | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancie Vito

Some simple steps to take to reclaim your time and energy include setting limits to how long you spend reading and answering email each day. It's also okay to say "no" when others ask too much of your time.

Unexpected Signs You're Totally Stressed Out

Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul 1. You've got a minor yet noticeable cut that just won't go away. People keep asking you how you hurt yourself and you have t...

The Best And Worst U.S. Cities For Work-Life Balance

Forbes | Kathryn Dill | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

Last month Forbes took a look at the jobs and companies that are providing employees great work-life balance, exploring jobs as varied as SEO Speciali...

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Inc. | Howard A. Tullman | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emot...

5 Tips To Make Overworked Employees Feel Valued

Karen Miller | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Karen Miller

When long hours can't be avoided, here are five impactful tips that can make your employees feel valued and comfortable when putting in extra hours.

Here's What Happens When You Type 'Why Am' Into Google in New York

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Do you know what happens when you live in New York and you type the words "why am" into Google? Before you can type the next word, Google's Autocomplete function helpfully offers to complete your thought. The first suggestion: "why am I so tired?" The second: "why am I always tired?" The Zeitgeist perfectly captured by Google. As the Belgian philosopher Pascal Chabot has put it, burnout is "civilization's disease." The thought of so many people hunched over their laptops or iPhones, asking Google, "Why am I so tired?" or "Why am I always tired?" is really sad. And the answer is not going to be given to us by an algorithm. But we can start by shutting off our devices and getting some sleep.

Sustainable Success: Training for a Career Marathon, Not a Semester Sprint

Emilie Aries | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

I was burnt out before 25. It was the beginning of my transformation to living life with the understanding that work, love and wellness are connected. So how did I start to live for the long game and not sprint through life like a semester?

How You Can Help Someone Who Is an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Marie Marley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

These people desperately need all the assistance they can get. It will help them preserve their own well-being. It will also help them improve their caregiving since no one can be a good caregiver if they're burned out all the time.

5 Signs You're Seriously Overworked

Inc. | Jessica Stillman | Posted 07.09.2014 | World

You'd think it would be easy spot when you're working too hard--long hours, painful wake-ups and general exhaustion are sure tip-offs, right? The funn...

7 Ways To Actually Relax On Your Next Vacation

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It's vacation season and the time of year to step away from work to recharge and refresh. Sadly, many people don't take all the vacation days they earn. Others who take vacation end up working during their time off which defeats the purpose entirely.

9 Tips To Tame Work Stress

Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Stress can help you perform better and work harder both in the workplace and elsewhere. But sometimes too much of e...

Rabbis Have Feelings Too

Rabbi Ilana Garber | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Ilana Garber

There has been so much pain for rabbis in the past few months, and I have to wonder if this pressure, fatigue, and pain is getting to everyone. Perhaps we need to learn better self-care.