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Divorce Confidential: The Importance of Being Financially Savvy During Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.18.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Budgeting your finances and being mindful of how you spend will be key in creating a foundation for a healthy financial picture going forward.

The Unexpected Leadership Lesson From My Very Italian, Very New York Mother

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Mama said it best. Read the room. Take a beat to read non-verbals and feel the energy of a situation before you launch into your own needs. Then act accordingly.

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.

Organizers for Every Room in Your House

CraftFoxes | Posted 03.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
CraftFoxes

Small spaces lend themselves to creative organizational hacks: This one is vintage, inventive and a little bit Alice in Wonderland. A wooden thrift store chair functions as a towel holder and a shelf to store mason jars full of cotton balls and swabs.

Manilla Mini: Tips for Long-Term Organizational Success

Manilla.com | Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manilla.com

Every item in your life should have its own home so that you know exactly where it is when you need it. When you're done using an item, put it back in it's home to avoid the headache of having to search for it later. Remember, there's no such thing as organized chaos, only chaos.

We're Very Committed, But Are Not Quite Sure What We're Committed To (Friction Source #2)

Peter Fuda | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Peter Fuda

The real challenge is that we don't properly scrutinize our aspirations. Specifically, is every single person in your organization crystal clear on what success looks like? Do you actually have the capability to get there? Do you have the bandwidth?

Three Ways to Foster Creativity in Your Organization

Dorie Clark | Posted 03.18.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

We all know what creative genius looks like: a young man working feverishly to produce a stunning new artistic breakthrough (Pablo Picasso) or write groundbreaking code (Mark Zuckerberg). But, says economist David Galenson, that stereotype gets the nature of creativity fundamentally wrong -- and it's an expensive mistake for businesses.

Don't Just Spring Clean Your House -- Spring Clean Your Life

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

When you spring clean your house, you take stock of what you have, get rid of things you don't need, organize what is left, and clear space to bring in new things. You need to do these same things to spring clean your life. This means getting rid of things that no longer work for you.

Why You Can Handle Anything. Seriously.

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

We think these people are so together when they're not; that they have no fear of looking stupid when they do; that they have confidence every minute of every day when they don't.

Sarah Klein

14 Habits Of Ultra-Organized People

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living

They're the people who just love to check things off a list. Their idea of heaven is The Container Store. And they sure know their way around a spread...

A Brief History of Databases

http://vvvnt.com/ | Stephen Fortune | Posted 03.10.2014 | Huffpost Code

Databases are mundane, the epitome of the everyday in digital society. Despite the enthusiasm and curiosity that such a ubiquitous and important item ...

The Secret to a Hopeful Planning Session

Ted Harro | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business
Ted Harro

Today's work leaves little room for new efforts. So any senior team that wants to create a great organization has to get ready for new initiatives by regularly clearing the decks.

The Word We All Love...That Makes Us Miserable

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recently, I found myself in the not-always-so-enviable position of finding a new apartment. The good news? Before long I stumbled on an amazing optio...

How To Organize Your Multimedia Recipes

Food52 | Posted 02.21.2014 | Taste
Food52

The more we cook, the more our recipes tend to scatter. Here are your best ways to organize them into one place.

3 Ways To Leverage The Power Of The Pause

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

As the pace of life heats up, people find themselves checking email at stop lights, texting while talking to family members, and booking so many back-to-back appointments, there's no time in between to think.

Divorce Confidential: Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce is already a traumatic experience for most individuals and their families. Dealing with a toxic spouse who has it out for you makes the divorce process even worse by dragging out issues that could easily be resolved with compromise and agreements outside of the courtroom.

Too Many Piles

Adina Kalish Neufeld | Posted 04.14.2014 | HuffPost Home
Adina Kalish Neufeld

So this year my New Year's resolution won't be to be organized. It isn't possible. Piles will still appear in and around my house. And if you come over you won't see them unless you try to open a drawer (and can't) or take a look at the guest room closet.

Leadership Ascension Embodies Ridding Negative Learned Behavior

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Assessing my own behaviors were essential to growth and once identified, strategically assessing their value followed because the ultimate goal is to maintain a continuous and successful escalation.

6 Creative Tips for Organizing All That Winter Gear

GalTime | Posted 04.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
GalTime

Instead of pondering how many days until summer, consider cleaning up your mess -- starting with organizing all that winter gear. To keep your hats, gloves, scarves and snow boots in order, here are the best ways to stop the blizzard of clutter.

The Key to a Better Day? Stop Setting Yourself Up for a Miserable One

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Knowing your truths is the first step. Accepting them means a guaranteed better day. Figuring out how you'll manage them is how you make your life better and more successful in the long run.

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.

I Can't Pinpoint When the Problem Started: It Was Just There

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
The University of Central Florida Forum

As I grow older, a bad word that starts with "C" has crept into my vocabulary -- and my environment. I'm having a hard time ridding myself of it. It niggles at my edges, and like a bad haircut, it has become my constant companion.

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

Top 5 Resolutions for Renters in 2014

Elizabeth Pietrzak | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pietrzak

As we kick off a new year, we want to help make your life at home the best it can be, so we've put together a list of the top resolutions all renters should try to accomplish this year.

One Promise I'll Really Try To Keep This Year

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

The thing that bothers me about resolutions is that they don't mean much. Maybe rather than making resolutions we should resolve to mean it.