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Life Balance

Work-Life Balance: Three Power Tips

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 02.23.2014 | 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 11.26.2013 | 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.

Why Perfect Balance Is Not An Option

Tom Morris | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Balance is one of those concepts best thought of in terms of the verb, not the noun. The ongoing action of balancing is our main concern. The result of balance is always to some extent an ideal toward which we move, and in whose light we see what needs to be done now.

3 Keys For Actually Making Positive Changes

Catherine Calarco | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Live life with the knowledge that there is more good in the world than evil. The small positive changes we make each day make a difference for us, for our community and for our world.

Humor, Leadership and the White House Correspondents Dinner

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 07.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

The president's humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner allowed us to see him as a fellow human being who sees the humor in life and can laugh at himself. And for that reason and the entertaining humor, I am grateful for this yearly event.

Your Decisions Don't Cut It: Enough With the Media Telling Women How to Divide Their Time

Meredith Fineman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Women
Meredith Fineman

Nonstop, there are articles telling us how to divide our time. It's as if someone is trying to nail Jell-o to the wall. Nobody has life "right" (and that just doesn't exist), and I'm not sure why we don't stop trying.

6 Strategies For Work-Life Balance

Posted 04.10.2013 | OWN

By Martha Beck You have a work life. You have a home life. And you have, in all probability, forgotten how to keep them separate. Martha Beck d...

In Praise Of Not Planning

Terry Newell | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Terry Newell

I have taken pride in my ability to plan. Whether the plan is big (when and how to buy a house or get a graduate degree) or small (where and when to go on vacation and the details of what to do), planning plays to my strengths. Scope it out, write it down, follow the script.

Free Yourself From Emotional Debt: Move Beyond Pain From the Past

Ashley Ryan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ryan

We all know what debt is. Some of us, most of us, still have a few we're paying off. Student loans, car payments, mortgages. But what about the unseen debts, debts that are invisible to the naked eye but instead live within our hearts?

Are You Alive?

Marilyn Tam | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Are you alive? It might seem to be a silly question, as you are obviously technically alive since you are reading this. But are you truly alive and living the life you were born to live -- a life of purpose, vitality and meaning?

4 Keys to Developing and Maintaining Friendships

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

We need friendships in our lives to supplement our existing romantic, marital or family relationships. Yet most adult friendships are based on proximity rather than on a purposeful pursuit.