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Mind Your Busyness In 10 Steps

Melanie Young | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I don't mind being busy. But I mind when being busy becomes non productive or even wasted time. More important, keeping busy should not keep you from enjoying your life and taking care of yourself.

A True Work-Life Balance Requires Personal Leadership

Justin Constantine | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Justin Constantine

I am now firmly committed to establishing a healthy and holistic work life balance, and I recognize that it will take personal leadership to make that happen.

Listening to Jesus: The Waste of Worry

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

The hiking path meandered through the forested moutainside. My companion and I kept pushing up the hill. It was a steady incline and my legs were beginning to feel the burn of my effort.

4 Ways to Manage Your Time Successfully

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Time is money, they say, and unfortunately for college students we have neither time nor money.

The Day I Stopped Caring About My House

Janie Porter | Posted 06.27.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

The house was me. The house showed everyone what a great homemaker I am. What a brilliant designer. What a stylish person. Maybe even someone they'd want to be like.

Lessons Learned on Work-Life Balance

Virginia Froehling | Posted 06.20.2014 | Women
Virginia Froehling

Remember to not let work or yourself get in the way when there is a time when a loved one really needs you. Women tend to think they can do it all, but that is not always the case in every situation in your life. It is OK to put work on the back burner during difficult seasons in your life.

Saving Lucky

Sara Esther Crispe | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Sara Esther Crispe

They kept trying to get my attention. But I was busy. And it was important. I was on the phone with another mother, dealing with some elementary school drama. Yet in my attempt to do what I thought my children needed most, I was ignoring what they needed most: my attention.

Creating Calm

Jaye Pniewski | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Jaye Pniewski

I've learned that we all should work some, play some, give some and rest some. I'm learning to step away and unplug in order to plug into what really matters -- my family, my friends and my sanity!

What's Your Family's Priorities?

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

Do you ever find yourself asking the BIG questions about life? Why am I here? How can I make a difference? Do you set your priorities accordingly? Do you find the answers change as your life unfolds?

How to Say 'No' in Business and Your Personal Life

Shelly Ulaj | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women
Shelly Ulaj

Being able to assert yourself and knowing "when to say when" is a trait that many wish to possess. Those who do possess this admirable quality can attest to the ongoing benefits of saying "no," not only in their business lives but in their personal lives as well.

Cross the Bridge When You Get There

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

There are, of course, many types of humans. There are those who are always late, always early, placid, confused, or anxious. Perhaps the most troubled...

Accomplish Everything and More! 3 Easy Steps to Find More Time in Your Day

Diane Passage | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Nobody ever really has enough time in their day. Trying to fit anything new into an already-overbooked schedule can sometimes prove to be more challen...

Are you a SINK? The Manifesto for The-Single-Income-No-Kids Female

Christine Deakers | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Christine Deakers

What's the function of a woman who's married, yet childless? Better yet, what's the function of a woman who is single by volition, financially independent, and has no kids?

I Didn't Know That

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships are generally co-created by people who are willing to be wrong, or at the very least recognize the difference between their opinion and what is factually true.

The Difference an Hour Can Make

Randy Hain | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

Remember that one of the most meaningful gifts we can give to others doesn't require fancy wrapping and a big red bow. This gift is simply called time.

How to Make Those New Year Plans Stick: Advice from Chalene Johnson

Cortney McDermott | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

We're busier than ever. Yet what keeps us so busy is rarely the same as what contributes to our success. Mostly, it distracts from it.

How Do You Make a Major Life Decision?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.25.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

I recently had dinner with a former client whom I had worked with about 15 years ago. Cassie (not her real name) was in her teens then and she is now ...

Ignore Your Inbox

Rory Vaden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

By allowing your inbox to control your time you've been able to stop thinking about what you should be spending your time on. Your inbox shouldn't define what is important enough to have your attention, though -- you should.

One Question You Should Ask Yourself Today

Matt Tenney | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

I see love not as a feeling, but as an ability -- the ability to respond to people, and all of life, with kindness, compassion, and equanimity.

You Can't Do It All, So Figure Out What's Important

Tammy Kahn Fennell | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Tammy Kahn Fennell

Life moves pretty fast, it's inevitable that we will miss somethings, but it's up to us to decide how we want to live it, and what we truly want to achieve.

Why Do So Many Women Treat Husbands As A Necessary Evil?

Lorie Eber | Posted 11.12.2013 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

I'm a happily married (second time around) boomer-aged woman. I'm kind to my husband. I'm always on his team. Why not? He's a loving husband and he gladly puts up with all my foibles. I really do wake up every morning and think about what I can do today that will put a smile on my husband's face. And he reciprocates -- in spades. I find myself in the minority.

Martin Luther King's Dream of Jobs and Freedom

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Our country was founded on the dream that We the People can do things for each other instead of depending on the rich and powerful to throw us scraps. We have lost sight of that dream.

3 Things You Must Do to Feel Joyful

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Things that continue to surface when you think about living your best life, being happier, more fulfilled and joyful, those are the things you must be...

Stop Enabling--Five Ways Saying No Equals Success

Tom Lowery | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Tom Lowery

The worst part of never saying no is that our projects never come to fruition in a way we want them to. And that stinks. Lately there's been lots of arguing and debating about goals, success and leadership, much of it revolving around setting boundaries for ourselves and others.

'I Just Don't Care That Much About Having A Sexually Charged Relationship'

Dori Hartley | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Dori Hartley

I've spoken with many single women about the topic of finding a mate through an online dating site, and all of us, myself included, flinch at the idea. However, that hasn't stopped us from dipping a toe into the pool in spite of the fact that we see the pool as beneath us and more than likely filled with gamey, weird and predictably shady results.