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5 Ways You're Trading Incredible Sex for a Miserable Job

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Your work is affecting your sex life one way or another. The effect it has is up to you, and largely the type of job you have. If you are in a job you hate, which is 87 percent of us, according to the Washington Post, it could destroy your sex life. Here's five ways how.

A Richer Inner Life

Christine Deakers | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Deakers

There are periods where you become unaware of what brings you the most joy, or what makes you feel most filled up because there are the trivial and no...

9 Ways to Take More Initiative at Work

Anush Kostanyan | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Anush Kostanyan

Initiative and creativity move the world. They foster the realization of innovative ideas in various industries and contribute to constant development.There is a great demand for energetic professionals who are inventive and enterprising enough to be proactive in everything they do.

Who Is a Genius?

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Pontish Yeramyan

One of our most surprising and intriguing findings is that Genius can be shared. Once a leader understands their genius, and others on the team know theirs, it opens the possibility for an exchange. Everyone's Genius becomes available to everyone, with potentially dramatic benefits.

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..

Internship Insight: Opening the Door to Your Future

Gillian Small | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

A big proponent of internships, having had more than three my senior year alone, I was more than happy to shed light on my experiences, and offered her the following tips:

Lead Yourself

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Managers come and go and we don't have a say in who they are so waiting for them to morph into that perfect director is an impractical option. So focus inward and begin thinking about ways that you could better manage yourself to help your manger be better at his or her role.

Shared Understanding: Bringing Together Many Voices Using Collaborative Tools and Processes

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

I fell in love with technology when I met my first computer and learned to program. But my husband has no cause for jealousy because my love of technology is instrumental.

Beyond Work/Life Balance: Living The Life You Want

Anne Rohosy | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Anne Rohosy

Despite what the media might tell women, you don't have to choose one way of life over the other forever. You can, in fact, change your mind. You can choose and re-choose the direction of your own adventure.

How To Deal With Criticism At Work, Even When It Feels Personal

Glamour | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Glamour

While it's unrealistic to simply grow a thicker skin overnight, there could be some benefit to accepting criticism instead of internalizing it (and obsessing over it, and, let's be honest, who hasn't done that?).

Take the Quiz: Are You Ready for Your Own Business?

Greg J. Stone | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Greg J. Stone

I believe that passion and persistence trump brains and talent any day. Genius and fancy degrees may help, but I'd bet on a person of average intelligence with deep commitment and superior drive.

Has Someone Stolen Your Idea?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

People who steal tend to have pretty lousy karma, and chances are that "your" idea will eventually just turn to dust in their hands. While you, as a creative genius, are a never-ending fountain of ideas! You can just create and create and create.

Feeling Stagnant Working for Yourself? Revitalize Your Routine and Get the Most From Your Coworking Space

Amy Segreti | Posted 10.03.2014 | Small Business
Amy Segreti

Coworking spaces are a venue, a community, a culture. We hear about their features: the Wifi, the events, the coffee. We talk about how they're useful and quiet and how we finally have a space to get things done.

How to Manage Your Work to Improve the Performance

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

One should never assume that it's impossible to slow down, or that by doing so, someone is going to shame you for it. Learning to stay focused isn't going to lead you to less work, but it will certainly help you to manage stress, allow you to do more, and generally provide a smoother working experience.

The Real-Life Experiences Of Those Who Suffer From Bipolar Disorder

Alexandra Nyfors | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Nyfors

I'm settled into the first stability I have ever had as an adult. I have been living in the same place for the longest time since I left my childhood home. I am mostly glad I decided to live, and vastly grateful that I managed to pay into Social Security every year from the age of 15 to the age of 53. Most of all, it is good to live without hiding.

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.

Three Steps to Working Less

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Working better means that you keep all the goodness that comes with the work you do (stuff that you want to be a part of your life), while eliminating all the badness (stuff you don't want to be part of your life).

Democracy at Work -- the Scottish Referendum and Beyond

Harry Boyte | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Harry Boyte

In most people's minds, "democracy" means elections. The citizen's role is to be an informed voter. Most discussions of Scotland's referendum assume that the moment of vibrant democracy is over. But there are some like Whitman who see much greater promise in democracy.

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.21.2014 | 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.

5 Ways Boomers Can Play Nice With Millennials At Work

Next Avenue | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Nora White and Tom Tischhauser Although labeled as entitled, self-absorbed and sheltered, Millennials are ...

One Formula to Lead and Live Better: 75+/25-

David Peck | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
David Peck

We've all heard about the "power of positive thinking," but flick on the news, and you'll see the world seems to prefer tuning in to the negative most of the time. Where's the good stuff? The answer: It's everywhere. It's free of charge, too.

5 Tips For Being A More Productive Worker From Home

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

You could settle for traveling, or reading more books. Those methods certainly work for easing the stress, but they're not the key answer to treating your work as a unique part of your life.

What Matters Most About Being a Father

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.17.2014 | Parents
Cliff Hsia

Your kids need you to really love them. And loving them is more than just financially providing for them. You need to love them for who they are and who they want to become.

The Sisters Are Back in Town

'The Koch Sisters' | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
'The Koch Sisters'

We are so excited to be back in our nation's capital and continuing in our fight to stand up for working families across the country. Our pocketbooks may not be stuffed with billions of dollars, but we're determined to make our voices heard.

What to Do When Your Manager Steals Your Ideas

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

This quandary is a tough situation as you're trying simultaneously to protect your hard work, maintain your job, and not upset the person who oversees your work. Knowing though how to strike a balance among honesty, diplomacy, and directness is crucial in dealing with this issue.