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Lean On: Workers, Work and the Spouses Who Help Us Succeed

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.22.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

We marry for "richer or poorer," but does our choice of partner actually make us richer or poorer?

10 Great Options If You Didn't Get the College Course You Wanted

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.21.2014 | Education
Ruairí McKiernan

Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.

Taking Care of Business

Rich Siegel | Posted 08.19.2014 | New York
Rich Siegel

This chair had a gimp wheel. And one of the rear railings sported a small knotty oak protuberance. That protuberance was small at 7:30 in the morning. But by three o'clock it felt like Excalibur was impaled in my kidney.

5 Reasons You Are Richer Than You Think (And a Little Bit About Buddha)

Susie Moore | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

It is often said that the best things in life are the most simple and therefore the most under-appreciated. If you think of the happiest times in your life they are most likely to be around loved ones, when you were being creative or when you were giving of yourself. These have nothing to do with money.

The 6 Keys to Living the Sweet Life

Chris LuVogt | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris LuVogt

Most of us want a better quality of life, happiness, and longevity. But few of us bother to really take note of how we are progressing towards these goals, and too often get caught up in the details of "life" while ignoring how well we are actually living. Luckily, there is a simple trick to help you stay on track and turn your life into a truly sweet one, and all it takes is a humble sticky note.

Managers Can Motivate Employees With One Word

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

The word "together" is a powerful social cue to the brain. In and of itself, it seems to serve as a kind of relatedness reward, signaling that you belong, that you are connected, and that there are people you can trust working with you toward the same goal.

6 Daily Irritations We Don't Talk About

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.14.2014 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

I am aware of what makes you brighten up and have those pleasurable magic moments. I am also painfully aware of those little moments that drive women of all ages just a little bit crazy and makes you want to rip your hair out.

Congress Knows It Has A Lot Of 'Work' To Do, But Clearly, Something Is 'Not Working'

The Huffington Post | Adriana Usero & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

As Congress enjoys a five-week summer recess, its body of "work" has already reached historically low levels in one key area. Back in July, govtra...

The Problem With Work

Dr. Shelley Prevost | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shelley Prevost

The happiest people I know intensely and relentlessly bring their full self to many activities. Although sometimes manic and stressful, they are really good at maneuvering between different circumstances with enthusiasm.

What's the Point

Tim McDonald | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

When I start asking myself, "What do I want people to take away from this?" That's when everything falls apart. Frustration takes over because I could drive myself nuts thinking of how to phrase my words perfectly so that the majority of people will walk away with the information I want them to.

The Art of the Interview

Sofia Faruqi | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Sofia Faruqi

How to ace the interview? How to address weaknesses? How many interviews to do? As anyone out there in the rat race of job hunting knows, the interview is key to landing the job, and it is often the toughest part of the process.

The Fight Against America's Terrible Vacation Policies Is Heating Up

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.07.2014 | Travel

The average American worker barely takes advantage of half of their allotted vacation time, according to a Glassdoor survey released earlier this year...

5 Reasons You Must Chase Your Passion

Susie Moore | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Jim Carrey says many of us make fear-based decisions and turn our back on what we love to do and "disguise it as practicality." The opposite is true -- following your passion is practical. And it's wonderful. How can you get started?

Prosperity Through Relationships

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Good News
Michelle Rose Gilman

I'm not claiming that you have to have changed someone's life or be some type of hero to have prosperity through relationships -- you just need to allow yourself to be authentic, open to building honest and caring relationships with the people in your personal and professional lives.

How to Choose Work That Works for You - Infographic

David Peck | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
David Peck

Work that works for you -- and those you love -- is a matter of selection, tenacity and patience rather than luck.

Sick and Looking for Work

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

If you are not wearing your disability on your sleeve, say nothing. I learned that the hard way. You owe The Man nothing but your best work.

Have and Have Not: The Widening Gap

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Little is known about people's thoughts about wages and fairness. In general, people favor some threshold of fairness, but what is this threshold -- and how widely is it shared? Two psychological scientists have recently begun exploring these important questions.

How This Night Owl Copes In An Early Bird's World

Jo Laird | Posted 08.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jo Laird

You take your day to bed with you every night. Make sure it's company that will help you wake refreshed.

Appearance vs. Authenticity

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 07.31.2014 | Black Voices
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Many employees are encouraged to "just be yourself," only to find their authenticity -- and their career ambitions -- constrained by unwritten office rules about appearance, speech and behavior.

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Inc. | Howard A. Tullman | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emot...

Are You a Morning Person?

Lydia Loizides | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Lydia Loizides

At Talentedly, we love the science behind everything. So it is only natural that we wanted to dig deeper into the science of this month's theme: inspi...

How Work Really Makes Us Feel -- And What We Can Do About It

Pam Ross | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Pam Ross

Last week, Arianna Huffington wrote about what happens when you type "why am" into Google's search engine and allow it to autocomplete your sentence. The results point to an incredibly overtired society. When I saw this, I got curious... what are the most common searches related to how work makes us feel?

Sober and Reporting for Duty

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

I've reportedly been drinking decaffeinated coffee at work. I say "reportedly" because that's the word journalists use to hedge their reporting in the face of unbelievably horrific news.

Finding Our Way: Making Our Own Sense Out of the Time We Have Left

Martha Nelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

For what may be the first time in our lives, we can decide how the day goes. The simple question is: Where do we begin?

Emotional Agility: Jessica Shows How to Be a Boss When Life's a B*tch

Emilie Aries | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would. She started the year off with some ambitious new plans and launched a new partnership with a c...