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More Schools Should Have These Rooms

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.01.2014 | College

College students are often sleep deprived, yet they rarely receive help from their schools. Art Center College of Design is the exception. The Pas...

Sleep Deprivation: The Calm Before the Storm

Anthie Zoumboulias | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthie Zoumboulias

Sleep is by far the most important and vital necessity we need to remain healthy and function properly as humans. This habit of being on our cell phones, checking our emails and working around the clock, and on weekends, needs to come to an end.

Soccer Fan Dies After Staying Up 48 Hours To Watch The World Cup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

How dangerous are the effects of sleep deprivation? In some cases, it might be deadly. One Chinese soccer fan died from a stroke after watching Wo...

The Deadly Toll Of Exhaustion And Burnout

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Countless companies and organizations are quickly turning their focus to the consequences of employee exhaustion and burnout -- but not quickly enough...

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.

The Business Trip

Tarja Parssinen | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Tarja Parssinen

Once you become the president of a family, nobody gives you permission to step back. You must take it for yourself. And if you're like me and you don't, you will feel your emotional stock tanking. You owe it to everyone to get the hell out once in a while.

Dear Parents, Are You Tired of Being Tired? Amen.

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents
Valerie DeLoach

We go, go, go, go all the days. Our schedules are marked on and highlighted and color-coded as we race from one activity to the next or divide and conquer while kids have different activities in totally different cities.

I'm Not Tired!!!

Lynn Harris Leshem | Posted 06.17.2014 | Women
Lynn Harris Leshem

Living every day to its fullest doesn't have to mean cramming three days worth of life into a one day bag. It doesn't have to mean living the most extraordinary, action-packed, blisteringly important day of your life. It just means a full day.

A New Dad's Sincere Thank You To His Barista

Beau Coffron | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Beau Coffron

Thanks for understanding that being a parent sometimes leaves me like this.

The Moment I Knew: When I Passed Out In Front Of Loehmann's

Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Fran Pastore, President and CEO of Connecticut's Women's Business Development Council, knew something wrong with her -- but had no idea what -- after ...

What I Want To Say When You Ask 'How Are You?'

Cara Paiuk | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

The truth of the matter is I am too overtired, overwhelmed, and overworked most of the time to do anything other than to keep on treading water.

Maxed Out Parents: 5 Strategies to Ease Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Paula Davis-Laack

Six specific sources of burnout have been identified, and to date, much of the research about these sources has been related to work; however, I am surprised at how well they translate to non-work and specifically, to parenting.

Wanted: Personal Assistant

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 02.16.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Finish my Christmas shopping -- with your own money. Wrap said Christmas presents beautifully. Find my sunglasses. Make a kick-ass gingerbread house that looks like the Witch's cottage from Hansel and Gretel so that I can look like all the other awesome moms on Pinterest.

The Stress Solution We Should Be Practicing

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Stress isn't out there -- it's how you respond to stress that determines your experience. Thoughts and words are a critical part of that because they mirror how you interpret what's going on around you.

6 Signs You're Pushing Yourself Too Hard

Posted 08.05.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You can brush off your friend's comments about how she never sees you anymore and your parents' concerns that you're working too ha...

The Real Reason Parents Are Always Tired

Mike Julianelle | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Of course, being exhausted is not just for parents. Once you hit a certain age, energy is just harder to come by; pretty much everyone I know is exhausted all the time. It's just life. But as a parent, there is one primary reason I am always so tired.

10 Signs You're Burnt Out

LearnVest | Posted 06.02.2013 | Small Business
LearnVest

Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.

The Magic of a Napkin Dispenser

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Melissa Sher

As babies like to do when their mothers are seconds away from taking the first bite of a meal, my infant son started to cry. He was crying because he was hungry. I tried to decide if I should feed him or just eat a few bites of bagel myself. Feed him or eat? Feed him or eat?

Loving Yourself in 2013

Amanda Slavin | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I believe 2013 is a tipping point: the year where those who have survived during the recession, who have been bombarded all year long, will realize that life is too short to not make the time for the people you love or -- most importantly -- to make the time to love yourself.

Making Friends Takes a Lot of Energy. Is It Worth It?

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

May you be reminded that your willingness to engage, to meet new people, to initiate the next get-together, to schedule women into your life and to foster these friendships over time is proving to raise your wellbeing! And don't we all want that?

8 Surprising Reasons You're Still Tired

Posted 06.03.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Are you dragging through your days even though you get eight hours at night? Here's what could be affecting you. As a remind...

Healing the Healer

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

We sometimes forget that those great minds in medicine live in a body -- a human body. Those bodies need restorative sleep, nourishing food, stable blood sugar, exercise, and time for connection, reflection, and community.

7 Things Every Exhausted Woman Should Do For Herself

Posted 10.30.2012 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul How to be there for everyone who needs you -- without turning into a Chardonnay-chugging, corn-chip-snarfing hot mess. As a ...

Getting through the Exhaustion of Your First Trimester

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

If you are in your first trimester and the exhaustion feels all too consuming, try some of these coping strategies.

WATCH: Arianna Talks Sleep On 'CBS This Morning'

Huff TV | Posted 08.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'CBS This Morning' to discuss the health benefits of sleep. "It's important to prioritize it, to really make an appointment with ...