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Work Life Balance

Why We're Secretly Mad at Our Grandmothers

Emily Williams | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Emily Williams

You need to give yourself a break and remind yourself that nothing is set in stone. You can always scale back or make a change if it doesn't feel right.

Life Balance: Include Time for Play

Sandy Smith | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Sandy Smith

Stress is like a violin. If the strings are too loose we get no music. If they are too tight the strings will break. We must all find the right balance between work and our personal life.

10 Things Every Young Entrepreneur Should Do To Stay Healthy, Fit And Productive

John Phillips | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
John Phillips

Don't find yourself 10 years down the road burnt out, unhealthy and unhappy.

Are We Finding Happiness In What We Have?

Psychology Today | Robert Puff, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

Our minds create many thoughts that can lead to our being unhappy. But, the key phrase here is, “our minds create.” The thoughts and beliefs tha...

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

4 Ways To Savor The Moment

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.26.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Summer fruits and vegetables are the great, immediate, delicious -- and fleeting -- luxury of this season. It would be wonderful to bite into a fresh-off-the-tree juicy peach when February drags on. But seasonal food gives you a chance to savor the present moment, knowing full well it will end.

8 Things to Know When You Want to Work for Yourself

Mike Liguori | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Mike Liguori

The absence of the once secure bi-weekly paycheck and the uncertainty of any decision in the name of the project constantly puts us on the edge.

You're Here. But You're Not.

Carol Morgan | Posted 07.25.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Let me see a raise of hands to this question (virtually, of course): how many of you are guilty of being physically present with someone, but not mentally or emotionally? I bet if I could see you all, I would see a lot of hands. I have to admit, I raised mine, too.

6 Ways to Incorporate Wellness Into Your Next Trip

IndependentTraveler.com | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel
IndependentTraveler.com

If you don't want to book a spa, it isn't that hard to put together a DIY wellness trip, or simply to incorporate some elements of wellness into your own independent style of travel. Here are some ideas to get you started.

5 Tips To Make Overworked Employees Feel Valued

Karen Miller | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Karen Miller

When long hours can't be avoided, here are five impactful tips that can make your employees feel valued and comfortable when putting in extra hours.

How To Avoid 'No Vacation Nation' Burnout

Frank Chalupa | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Entrepreneurs are known for working long hours, so it's no wonder they have a hard time stepping away from their business long enough to take, much less enjoy, a summer vacation.

When Your Heart Says, 'Hell No!' -- How to Step Out of a Bad Situation

Kristi Ling | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Let go of what's not working. Be brave enough to move on. Make bold choices. It's okay if they're last minute, split second, or otherwise -- as long as you're following your inner-voice. Be audacious enough to ask the driver to stop the bus so you can jump off and see what adventures are waiting for you.

Why Being You Rocks

Chris Deaver | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Create a purpose that gets you up in the morning and makes you dream dreams at night. Ground your goals in service so you become a force of nature, lifting yourself and others to higher levels than you've ever been before, innovating everything in your life to become more uniquely powerful in the universe.

Grand Jury Duty Stalled My Life -- But Helped Me Find Solitude

Jodi B. Katzman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Women
Jodi B. Katzman

When was the last time you were seated in a room with a group of people for hours on end, and no one -- not one single person --- stole periodic glances at their mobile devices? If you can't remember when, then I can only surmise it's been a long time since you served on jury duty!

7 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Millennials

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It's how we improve the experience of being human. Let's partner up with these kids and create a better world together.

Don't Cry for Me, Sheryl Sandberg

Lisa Daniels | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Daniels

Sheryl Sandberg would not be happy with me. Instead of Leaning In, I have leaned so far out, I'm practically horizontal. My career -- gone. Heart beat -- one big flat line.

Kids Are Legit Worried Their Parents Are Addicted To Smartphones

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.24.2014 | Technology

From Instagram to "Candy Crush" to plain old texting, it's no secret that young people are obsessed with their mobile devices. But kids apparently thi...

Helping Your Office 'Thrive'

Heather Campion | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Heather Campion

I left Arianna Huffington's talk and went back to the office and sent an email to my team titled "After Hours Emails" asking that they not respond to them after 6 p.m. or before 8 a.m.

Being Still

Amy Pang | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Amy Pang

A remarkable thing happens when I take a break to be still -- the demands that seemed so unwieldy become manageable.

Why We Procrastinate

The New Yorker | Maria Konnikova | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke? I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countl...

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?

Can Women Have it All? Can Men Have it All?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Jenny Darroch

As we head into a world where women increasingly out-learn and out-earn men, yet want to balance a career with family, we will hear more about work-life balance issues. But work-life balance affects men just as much as it affects women.

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...

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 07/22/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily If your goal is to have a successful work-life balance, certain jobs wil...

7 Ways To Easily Increase Your Willpower

Business Insider | Eric Barker | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

In general, people have an overly positive vision of themselves and their abilities. But what’s the one thing surveys show most everyone will admit...