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Make Time for Your Own Wellbeing: Ways to Rethink Exercise So You'll Actually Do It

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Deadlines loom, new projects pop up and you're putting off that lunchtime workout... again. Your day fills up with rides to practice, errands and family obligations and you're driving everywhere except to the gym... again.

5 Ways to Help Boost Your Happiness Right Now

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Keep these tips with you as a simple reminder that it's the simple things in life that can bring you joy.

The Time Is Now

David Kirsch | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

People often fear passion. It is misunderstood and sometimes applied in the wrong way toward the wrong things. But the clearer your path and the stronger your passion, the greater your chances of success.

3 Steps to Live a Regret-Free Life

Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Darlene Mininni, PhD, MPH

Instead of criticizing yourself for "that stupid thing I did," remember that you did the best you could with the information and perspective you had at the time.

The Relaxing Practice You Should Make Sure You're Doing On Vacation

Christiane Wolf | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Christiane Wolf

Travel-proofing your meditation is easier that you think. The motto is, "Do something at least every couple of days." This is enough to keep you going through travel time and to pick up your daily routine once back home.

Navigating Life Changes

Mindy Utay | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mindy Utay

As a society, we are obsessed with change -- changing ourselves and others. Just look at the hundreds of blog posts, articles and infomercials touting all sorts of advice on how to live a better, happier, sexier or richer life.

Does Short-Term Meditation Work? Here's What New Research Found

Douglas LaBier | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

These studies show even a short period a day -- probably less than what you spend surfing the Internet -- increases your cognitive judgment and your emotional resilience.

The Nature of Work

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

But we can't blame our problems with work on work itself because "work" as an entity doesn't exist. It has no consciousness. Work is what we do and it is so much a part of what we are.

Fitness Bands, Helpful or Not?

David Kirsch | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

I just finished reading a great article on Today.com Health. The article questions the benefits of fitness bands -- which have become all the rage. ...

How Art Can Save a Life

Diriye Osman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

As I sit here and write this, feeling scratched and worn -- a vinyl record that has seen better days -- I know all is not lost. I know I will wake up in the morning, make a cup of tea and sit at my studio desk.

How CrossFit Can Both Help And Hurt You

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Since its emergence, CrossFit has received both praise and criticism. While many swear by its life-changing fitness benefits, others insist we should ...

Hyperconnected, But Mindfully So

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

Since making these small changes, my jaw is better, I sleep better and I am more relaxed and focused throughout the day. All because I made the choice to start my day in a deliberate, mindful way.

The Essence Galvanizer

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Lemon juice opens up flavors. Whip up a meal and smell/taste for yourself. When life hands you the proverbial lemon, you learn to discern the comp...

These 6 Things Will Make You Happier At Work

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It's easy to feel weighed down by our workloads when we spend so much of our time each week at the office. However, there are ways for us to improve o...

A Magical Six-Week Life Experiment

Carolina Rogoll | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Carolina Rogoll

I want to be energized and more present. Give my best to others. Make meditation and watching the sunset part of my weekly routine. That is what having a thriving life means to me. And if I ever forget how to do it, I will keep going on sabbaticals to rediscover life's magic.

6 Parenting Lessons I Learned From a Father Dying in Hospice

Rudri Bhatt Patel | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Rudri Bhatt Patel

Experiencing the pendulum between sorrow and happiness, I learned that no state is ever permanent. This is the meat of life. We are all swinging back and forth in various times from happy to sad emotions.

Life: Just a Game of Monopoly Taken Way Too Seriously

Danielle Posa | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

We, humans, are the source for creating something new. We are the source for creating new systems, organizations, governments and a world that actually works for all people. And a world that can be so much more thrilling, unpredictable and abundant. We can make it all up... again.

The Three Basic Steps to Thriving Most Women Overlook

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

The good news is small decisions -- about how you eat, move and sleep each day -- count more than you think when it comes to your ability to thrive at work. Here are some recommended changes you can start with.

An Interview With Deepak Chopra: There Is Only One Consciousness

Omega Institute | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Deepak Chopra, one of the world's leading writers, teachers, and entrepreneurs in holistic health and healing, talks to Omega about meditation, trans...

7 Simple Tweaks To Boost Your Happiness At Work

Liz Wilkes | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Stop being a passive victim of your workspace! Here are some simple tips for making your desk a sanctuary of calm, productivity and happiness.

Views From Down Under

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Imagine if we remembered and savored each moment of the day as if it were the most important moment of our life. This is living in the moment or the here and now. Mindfulness is just that, mind-ful-ness. This is the mind being fully engaged with whatever activity you are doing.

Why Are Women Really Struggling to Thrive in Our Workplaces?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 06.13.2014 | Women
Michelle McQuaid

Seventy percent of American businesswomen are struggling to have well-being, with 40 percent confessing they're "hanging on by a thread" according to a new study. What's going wrong for so many women in our workplaces? Could improving your confidence help you flourish at work?

How to Eat to Stay Sane

Rachel Kelly | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Kelly

I found the easiest way to put my research into practice was to make lists of what to eat more of and what to avoid, meal by meal.

Forget About Leaning in -- More Than 40 Percent of Women Are Hanging on by a Thread

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

How do women get career plans in place, look forward with energy and excitement and better manage their well-being and resiliency?

25 Signs That You're on the Right Track in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

14. You know what you want and you go for it. You're never afraid to ask for what you want and go to where/whom you can get it from.