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Life Balance

Stop Working Yourself Harder: 3 Steps to Working Yourself Better

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Even if you could make it through your to-do list in a given day, this is not a competition. There is no prize for completing your to-do list. And, even if you successfully crossed off every numbered item on your list in a given day, you will be met with another list the very next morning. The thing is, not everything on your to-do list should be done.

3 Paradigm Shifts to a Better Life

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Sure, we'll never have enough time for everything we need to do, so stop thinking that way. Start making your list of things you want to do, and somehow the day will feel just about right.

Rest Your Way to Success: The Value of Productive Relaxation

Laura Stack | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Laura Stack

As it turns out, we humans are like quarter horses: we're made for short, intense sprints followed by substantial rest periods. Your brain and body want to you take a break--and they especially want you to sleep regularly.

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 09.16.2014 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day.

How to Make Each Day Your Masterpiece

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

But how often in the middle of life's challenging moments, do we stop for half a second and see the beauty in our own lives? The big picture kindness. I am convinced that there are many actions we do every day that go unnoticed, by others and by ourselves, almost like a wave we don't stand up on.

Overwhelmed? 7 Strategies for Restoring Balance

Amanda Gore | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I don't know about you, but I am convinced the world is spinning faster. I almost never seem to have nothing to do. Or to have caught up on the seem...

How A Big 'But' Is Getting In The Way Of Your Life

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

I'm not talking about an approach where you sugar coat your life experiences so that everything is "really amazing" and every day is "super fantastic." That's a bit nauseating. I'm talking about simply seeing the truthful beauty in life for what it is and trying to show a bit less but.

6 Ways Social Media Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Dianna Booher | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
Dianna Booher

In the next 10 years, social media as we know will go the way of the 8-track tape, disposable camera, and fax machine. And I can't say that I'm sad.

Finding Balance in a Contemplative Life: Lessons Learned From Being Underwater

Julie DuBose | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie DuBose

During the past two weeks I had the great pleasure of returning to Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C. with Michael Wood to teach Opening the Goo...

Work-Life Balance: Three Power Tips

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Here are three quick action steps to help you create more work life balance this week -- field tested and doctor approved. Work-life balance is key ...

I Heal

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

I heal. In these words, I invite you to find a practical strategy for living and a gateway to wholeness. To say, "I heal," is, of course, a descript...

Inner Balance

Tom Morris | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Throughout your life, everything outer arises from something inner. Then, there comes to be a dynamic interplay between the outer and the inner, each informing and shaping the other. But the inner always, and in some form, comes first. And, from this truth, something surprising follows.

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 View From Inside Out

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

As the day begins, the dim light slowly exposes the wondrous nature that surrounds me. A little later, the sun will peek over the mountain range and a...

The First State To Legalize Vacations?

Joe Robinson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Though modest in scope, the legislation would give vacations in Washington something the rest of our holidays don't have: legitimacy. It would, in effect, legalize vacations in Washington and eliminate the illicit feeling that comes from their current non-statutorily-protected state.

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.

Moving Into 2014

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Life transitions can be the greatest teacher of all. But just like when we were in high school, many of us are looking out the window and not listening to the teacher.

The 5-Minute Resolution

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Simply identify one new healthy habit that you will commit to doing five minutes every day. Maybe you will spend five minutes every day planning your meals so that you eat healthier. Or how about moving from not having an exercise routine to doing jumping jacks every day for five minutes?

Can't You See You Need Help?

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

If you can see yourself as you truly are, rather than what you look like, you are much more likely to make positive changes in your life and to enjoy the richness that life has to offer.

What This Organic Food CEO Can Teach Everyone About Balance

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Michaela Fox: What Does Having It All Really Mean?

Michaela Fox | Posted 05.15.2014 | Women
Michaela Fox

If you're a woman then the chances are you will be familiar with the expression, 'Having it all.' It's rather an overused phrase to describe the push and pull of family life and the pursuit of "balance".

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.

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.

How Do You Achieve Balance?

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

Only when I started to practice yoga and meditation by myself was I first introduced to the master, the true healer within me. I didn't find it in therapy sessions but in the silence within

10 Things To Stop Tolerating (Because Life's Too Short)

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

People often get stuck because of fear, guilt, or simply not knowing which way to go next. In order to achieve bigger goals, take smaller steps.