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How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

What to Do if it Feels Like You Are Running Out of Time on Your SAT/ACT Test Prep

Erika Oppenheimer | Posted 11.19.2014 | Education
Erika Oppenheimer

Well, it's official. With Daylight Savings Time behind us and the Winter Solstice approaching, the days are starting to feel shorter. Much shorter.

Get Your Sh*# Together When Everything Is Falling Apart

Erin Cox | Posted 11.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Erin Cox

The other morning was a hilarious train wreck. I started my day with deliberate calm by getting myself completely up and in my workout clothes, applying a little makeup, and spending a good 40-minutes in meditation and prayer. It was going to be a day of flow and ease!

The Most Vulnerable Relationship You'll Ever Have

Lubna Najjar | Posted 11.12.2014 | Small Business
Lubna Najjar

It's not your friend nor is it your enemy. It's the one constant that we have in this world. It's the one notion created by man and gauged by the sun and moon. It's the one thing we cannot escape. We cannot buy it, sell it or trade it. No matter how much financial stability you may have, you cannot afford it. Y

10 Ways That Pinterest Showed Me I Suck As a Person

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 11.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Samantha Rodman PhD

Pinterest, you may look happy and colorful, but you are really a cold and heartless artistically-designed, birthday-cake fueled demon. You have taught me that I suck in areas of life that I didn't even know existed until I met you.

Unleash the Rebels!

Annicken R. Day | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Annicken R. Day

Sometimes people get the "rebels" and the "complainers" mixed up, but there is a big difference between the two. When rebels criticize, they follow up their criticism with a suggestion for a solution. The complainers, however, they just love complaining.

What I Learned About Influence From Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Think of the years that you have spent "perfecting your craft." Think of all of the knowledge that you have accumulated. Think about how your knowledge can potentially benefit your organization. How much energy have you invested in acquiring all of this knowledge?

The Seemingly-Virtuous, Often-Dangerous Word We All Use

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I'll get all set and all comfy... and then that bright, glaring sunshine busts through the curtains, makes its way across the floor and lands squarely on my conscience, convincing me that I'm lazy for not basking in it.

"My Brain Is Making Me Tired!" A 3-Step Solution for Maximizing the Overly Creative Brain

Wendy Reese | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Wendy Reese

Do you have an overly active, creative brain? Do you struggle to focus on any one thing long enough to get traction to take the idea to its fullest potential? This can be a serious problem that at best is exhausting and at worst is paralyzing.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

Pay Attention to the Middle of the Bell Curve

Hans Hickler | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

In fact, the lifeblood of our organization, its DNA, sits in the middle. It is the 80 percent of the organization that comes to work every day doing their job. They are the face to the customer; they are the company's growth engine, productivity engine and profit engine.

Putting the Emphasis Where It Belongs

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

A leader's primary role is to advance her team and to engage their collective talents towards the goals that they have set. How she performs individually is of little consequence if the process falls behind schedule or comes in over budget. When the team wins she wins.

Quantum Leadership: Transforming Bullying Into Opportunities for Others

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Like many bullies, JP Butler started out as the one who was bullied. What's different about JP's story is that his next transformation took him from bully to a bullying prevention leader and activist.

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

An Interview With AIM Founder: Finding Passion and Purpose After a Felony

Carol J. Carter | Posted 11.23.2014 | College
Carol J. Carter

"My biggest obstacle was myself. When I first started thinking of problems that I wanted to solve or areas that I could fix, I would at first think to myself, 'Would anybody want this? What if people don't like this? Will I look stupid for doing this?'"

3 Easy Tricks To Get Organized And Reduce Stress

Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Voltolina for Life by DailyBurn Worn out, burned out, and drowning in to-dos? It seems that most of us are, with one in five Americans r...

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

OMG We Bought a House! Episode 14: Closet Crushers!

Mr. Kate | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

In order to maximize the space, we broke into the old phone nook on the other side of the wall which gave us two extra feet. Then, with the combo of shelves, hampers, hooks and rods, our closets are ready to be filled back up again... in a more organized fashion this time.

You've Changed! Why Didn't They Notice?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

You have to be consistent in how you present yourself -- to the point where you don't mind being "guilty of repeating yourself." If you abandon the consistency, people will get confused and the perception you are trying to change will get muddied by conflicting evidence that you are just the same as you were.

The 9 Steps Of Cleaning Out Your Room

Kiley Roache | Posted 11.16.2014 | Teen
Kiley Roache

You'll wanna start with boy band pop because you're a happy bubbly person who's gonna have a clean desk, but you'll end up blasting "Welcome to the Black Parade" as you lie among the desolate piles old paper clips, driver's ed paperwork and illegible to-do lists from 2006.

5 Tricks To Teach Kids How To Avoid Procrastination

Michelle Howell Miller | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Michelle Howell Miller

Last year, kindergarten brought many firsts for our family. First alarm clock wake-ups. First tardy bells. First "official" attendance policy (we played hooky all the time in preschool). First best friends. And most significantly, first homework assignments.

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

| Jeff Haden | Posted 09.15.2014 | Small Business

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others. So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the ...

How To De-Clutter Your Kitchen: Tips From A Professional Organizer

Epicurious | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Now's a good time to make a clean sweep and start fresh.

Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners

Maura Nevel Thomas | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Maura Nevel Thomas

If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away from my home base.

Top 10 Back to School Microresolutions

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 10.29.2014 | Education
Caroline L. Arnold

As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.