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The Biggest Challenge for Today's Dual-Career, Working Family? Syncing Calendars

Bethany & Daniel Henderson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Parents
Bethany & Daniel Henderson

Our full-time jobs require our presence at frequent early morning and late evening events, plus occasional weekends. All of our extended family lives a plane ride away, and paying for a nanny --- not in our budget! We get by by making significant sacrifices to our careers and our pocketbook.

A Dynamic Jewish Calendar Mobile App

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Remember the Palm Pilot? That personal digital assistant (PDA) that was all the rage back in the 1990s now seems as archaic as a sundial or abacus com...

Customer Service Week at the Apple Store, or Beware of Upgrades and the iPhone 6 Frenzy

Laurie Levy | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I hope to celebrate the end of Get Organized Week with a single calendar that lives happily ever after in the Cloud and sends all of its events and reminders magically to my phone. But I still have my iMovie issue to solve. And now my phone is telling me to upgrade to OS 8.0.2. Dare I?

3 Lies Your Calendar Tells You (And How To Get It To Tell The Truth)

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The truth is you probably will always be busy and your calendar will be a work in progress. That's okay. But when you strive to accept the limits of a truthful calendar, you can manage your energy more carefully to accomplish the goals, and care for the people and things, that matter most.

Lose the Lottery Mentality

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

You must understand the difference between being busy and being productive. Too many people are busy, but at the end of the day they have done NOTHING to move themselves forward to meet their business and life goals.

Preparing Our Seeds for a New Year

Daniel Raphael Silverstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Religion
Daniel Raphael Silverstein

This week we will enter the Hebrew month of Ellul, a time traditionally dedicated to preparation for the re-birthing that waits us in one month - Rosh Hashana, the New Year.

Where The Five-Day Workweek Came From

The Atlantic | Philip Sopher | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

“Seven days,” wrote Witold Rybczynski in the August 1991 issue of The Atlantic, “is not natural because no natural phenomenon occurs every seven...

The Intention Economy Or: What Productivity Applications Have to Do With Kids' Backpacks

Yoav Shoham | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoav Shoham

So here's to parents, students, and all the rest of us. May we use our time wisely, and may we discover the tools to help us do so. And may our kids have the right backpacks.

Baha'is to Implement New Calendar Worldwide

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 09.13.2014 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

If you have Baha'i friends, you can ask them what day of what Badi month of what Vahid it is, and if they look a little confused please be forgiving as it may take some time to get adjusted to a new way of measuring one of our most precious common resources -- time.

Optional Obligations

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Lita Smith-Mines

There's something about the making of plans and the scheduling of meetings that doesn't seem as concrete as it used to be. Have you noticed it as well...

Spring Cleaning Your Calendar

Renee Cullinan | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Renee Cullinan

We all know the satisfaction and relief -- the sense of space -- that comes from spring cleaning our closets. Calendars are like closets. If your calendar runneth over and you don't have time to breathe, it's time for a spring cleaning.

Nisan: The (Re-)Beginning of Time

Daniel Raphael Silverstein | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Daniel Raphael Silverstein

This first month, Nisan, is an exciting, auspicious and joyful time. The word for month, Chodesh, itself means "new," and since Nisan is the beginning of a new cycle of months, it begins a new round of newness, if you will.

Can Faculty Meetings Actually Be Fun?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

Faculty meetings can be a real drag. They can also be tools for exciting engagement. Teachers are so busy. They deserve to be recognized and have their time valued.

Day in the Life With VH1 Love & Hip Hop Tahiry Jose

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 06.02.2014 | Latino Voices
Marjoriet T. Matute

I recently had the privilege to tag along with star of LHH, Tahiry Jose, as she circled around Manhattan hand delivering autographed copies of her new 2014 Intimacy Calendar. The journey was mind blowing.

Do You Have Too Many Meetings?

Charlie Kim | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Charlie Kim

Most people would answer a definitive YES to this question. In fact, dig deeper and people are often slaves to their calendar, as if it has a life...

The 2014 Checklist: Setting the Tone for the Year Now

Barbara Levy | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Levy

1. Make a family calendar and plan for the rest of the year. Plan for the next eight months, the rest of the school year and the summer through Labor...

Is This The Simple Key To Finding Balance?

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

The colorful calendar is my guide to setting limits. No, I can't do that task because I already have too much yellow or orange on the calendar. It forces me to block off time for myself, my friendships and my family. If the section is blocked off with mint green (my time), I simply can't put something orange or purple there.

The Cutest Hollywood Re-Enactments You'll Ever See

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Well this is too stinking cute! Proving you're never too old to live your dreams, a group of German retirees suited up to recreate famous movie scenes...

7 Pretty Queer (And Mostly Naked) Calendars For 2014

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.31.2013 | Gay Voices

2014 is almost here and that can mean only one thing: Time to buy a new calendar. And if you're going to plunk down your hard earned cash for a new...

Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Will Never Again Coincide

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

This month, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap for a joint celebration that will never happen again. Here's why.

WATCH: Spanish Swimming Hunks Debut Sexy New Calendar For A Good Cause

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.13.2013 | Gay Voices

The men of Barcelona lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) sports club Panteres Grogues are stripping down for a calendar shoot -- and it's fo...

The Best Jewish Holiday

Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

For more than a week, we continue to celebrate one holiday after another, each with its own set of rituals, songs, and customs. Exhausted by the holy days already behind us, and living in a culture that distrusts ritual in the first place, what can this frenetic activity mean to us?

Do I Have to Start All Over Again? Yes. Every Day.

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

Do I have to start all over again? For better and worse, yes. So let's embrace the reality that we can renew ourselves for the better.

This Actually Happens: Setting a Date for Your Breakup

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.08.2013 | Women
HowAboutWe

Some couples are deciding to be not only civilized about their impending splits, but punctual. They're planning ahead and setting a date for their breakup, and then enjoying their final days together before ushering in a clean break.

The Cell Phone: A Part of Our First Aid Kit

Peter G. Hanson, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter G. Hanson, M.D.

If you are lost in the wilderness, your cell phone can be traced by rescue teams, and it could save your life. But there are a couple of other ways you can use the basic features of your cell phone for medical purposes. These are free, and don't even involve apps.