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Research Shows The More You Use Your Phone, The Less Fun You'll Have

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Your smartphone may seem like the portal to entertainment (where else are you going to play Angry Birds and scroll through Instagram?), but new resear...

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Humility and Growing Old

Jay Lickus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Have you gotten tired yet hearing how broken down and dysfunctional we have all become in our advancing years? If we are smart, we except our shortcomings, find a way to overcome them and move on with living our lives to the fullest.

Having Control Over Your Time Is the Only Sensible Financial Goal

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

The field of positive psychology teaches us that having control over your time is one of the biggest keys to being happy. People adjust to material stuff quickly. But losing control of your time makes almost everyone miserable.

Yet Another Gender Gap: Leisure Time

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

In order to achieve equity in the workforce, in Washington, in the world, we need to achieve equity in our homes.

Bianca Bosker

Here's Proof You're Substituting Facebook For Real-Life Time With Humans

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology

According to RescueTime, a tool I use to monitor my activity online, I spent two hours on Twitter, 74 minutes on Facebook and 42 minutes searching Goo...

LOOK: How Retirees And Millennials Spend Their Free Time

Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty

A recent Bureau of Labor Statistics study broke down just how each age group spends their leisure time. The Huffington Post looked at how retirees -- ...

Bringing Joy to a Person With Alzheimer's: The Little Beep Game

Marie Marley | Posted 08.04.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Just seeing him smile and hearing him laugh had become more than enough to make up for losing our previous relationship. My heart had changed forever. Our love had endured, even despite Alzheimer's -- the last and most daunting obstacle it would ever face.

Why Not a Leisure Mentor or Coach?

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Gini Graham Scott

But what I missed in all this searching for leisure professionals is doing leisure mentoring, coaching, or consulting for people who simply want to have fun and want some guidance in how to make the most of their leisure time -- and where to get these leisure experiences.

7 Signs You Have Empty Nest Syndrome

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 02.13.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The "empty nest." It's a term that conjures up images of despondent midlife parents whose lives are suddenly devoid of the chirping of their beloved brood. Without their kids, mom and pop have no one to talk to but each other.

Off the Grid: Luxury or Necessity?

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

We have no use for leisure when it takes us 10 days to clear our way to leave and 10 days to catch back up when we return from our supposed vacation, where we answered texts and emails just to be sure we could afford to relax.

Real Good for Free: The Paradox of Leisure Time

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.26.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

An hour is an hour, whether I'm working on deadline, chilling in front of the TV, or helping someone out. But new research suggests the way we perceive an hour may vary, depending on how we're spending that hour, and volunteering may actually create a sensation that time is expanding.

The Spirituality Behind Leisure Time

Russ Gerber | Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

To make the most of leisure it helps to widen rather than narrow our concept of the term, which means not only to be free from the demands of work (even for just a weekend), but also to be still and reflect.

Countries With The Best Work-Life Balance

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.04.2011 | Business

In times of economic uncertainty, personal lives can often be forgotten to the pressures of the workplace, knocking the work-life balance out of whack...

Four Letter Words That Could Change Your Life

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

"Do I need this?" is a great question to ask yourself. Spending less money on your immediate gratification want can assist you in building up the cash to have more of what you really want.