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Work Life Balance

My Summer Work-cation

Jim Joseph | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Jim Joseph

Just because we decide to take PTO doesn't mean the rest of the working world acknowledges it. The demands keep coming, even with an OOO message activated.

15 Reminders You're A Working Mom

Jenn Delekta | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Jenn Delekta

It's the occasional princess sticker stuck on my high heel shoes or the temporary tattoo on my arm that I don't notice until halfway through the work day. I am constantly reminded throughout my day that I am a mom first and my work takes a clear second place.

Creating Work-life Balance As a Mother and Pediatric Oncologist

Rachel Brennan, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Parents
Rachel Brennan, M.D.

Managing the emotions that come with this job -- the highs and the lows -- is difficult, and was even before I had a daughter at home. Some nights, I hug my husband and my daughter extra tight.

The Philosophy Of Calm

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

There are so many reasons to be frantic, to run from one thing to another, to be pumped high with anxiety and dread. And yet – as we know in our hea...

Is Your Business Taking Over Your Life?

J V Crum III | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

It's so easy to allow your business to overtake your life. It's so easy to let your drive for success and your passion for what you are doing lead to 70-80 hour work weeks with no days off. It's so easy to put your life on the back burner.

The Family I Didn't Expect to Find

SAS | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
SAS

When you can love what you do, love who you do it with and still maintain a balance in your personal life, you have work utopia

The Only Advice You Need to Get Anything Done

Neal Samudre | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Neal Samudre

When I choose to not act on my problems, I'm nowhere closer to solving them. Instead of hammering out my work, I choose to waste time feeling bad about it. When I realized this, I came up with a motto to fight all these feelings that stop me from getting things done.

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Life Lessons From the Land Down Under

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

I just arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, after a few very pleasant days in Australia, which is just coming out of a pleasant winter and heading into an even more pleasant spring. Did I mention it's very pleasant there? It's a country where the people are as sunny as the weather. They're upbeat, social, outgoing, gregarious, eager to connect and engage. And yet they're not immune to some of the same darker trends confronting other countries. Australia may be geographically isolated from the rest of the world, but they're right in the middle with the rest of us in facing the roadblocks that keep us from living a healthy life -- from overwork and exhaustion to burnout and stress, all amplified by technology. And Australia has its own traditions and unique ways of getting around these roadblocks -- from a vibrant beach culture to the ancient Aboriginal concept of "Dreamtime."

The Power of Self-Awareness

Christa Dowling | Posted 09.12.2014 | Women
Christa Dowling

Women are not anti-men for we need both genders to balance our world in a more productive and responsible way .We are also not the weaker sex... or let's say gender... we just have a more balanced way of thought

How Parenthood Affects Moms' Careers More Than Dads'

Posted 09.12.2014 | Parents

By: Chad Brooks Published: 09/11/2014 05:42 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Despite the gains that have been made in workplace equality, women stil...

Yagana Shah

9 Surefire Signs You Need To Retire Immediately

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty

You've been secretly leafing through retirement brochures, doing the math on your retirement savings, and daydreaming about spending your final years ...

Ten Ways to be a Mythic Content Whisperer

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Rule #1 - blog with the absolute best content you can produce, don't waste valuable time or resources on social media until your business has 30-50 blog posts completed.

The Creative Benefits Of Boredom

Harvard Business Review | David Burkus | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

In a past life, I used to be required to participate in quarterly sales meetings. These meetings followed a typical format: fly everyone in the compan...

7 Truths Women Are Afraid To Share

Traci Bild | Posted 09.10.2014 | Women
Traci Bild

Truth be told, we're exhausted. While it's easy to discuss how busy we are at work, the vacations taken over the summer, and which sports the kids are participating in this fall, it's not easy to talk about the stress, anxiety and guilt that surrounds our everyday existence as women.

The Words I Said To My Husband After My Baby Was Born

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Allison O'Kelly

On day three, I told my husband that I could never leave my baby with anyone and I was going to quit my job. On day 30, I turned course.

Why You Should Embrace Discomfort

Medium | Dennis Corsi | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

So you’ve hopped aboard this train because you want to design your life. You want to fly this shit show into space instead of letting it drive you d...

The Theater of Work

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

What we design today will be our future heritage. It must be a sustainable and resilient resource that stands the test of time. "Long life, loose fit, low energy " should be the guiding principle.

8:00

Prof. Dr. Guy Katz | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Prof. Dr. Guy Katz

I am drinking my morning espresso, planning another day of making the world a better place, when the dreaded happens. It's the moment no man is ever ...

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Marketing Platform Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business today, regardless of size needs a marketing platform strategy to get your content "heard" on the right social channel.

Why Walking Helps Us Think

Ferris Jabr | The New Yorker | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

In Vogue’s 1969 Christmas issue, Vladimir Nabokov offered some advice for teaching James Joyce’s “Ulysses”: “Instead of perpetuating the pre...

What It's Really Like Working For Uber

Melanie Curtin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Melanie Curtin

Let me tell you what it's really like working for Uber.

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel teaches you that time is really the only valuable currency in life. We all start out with the same bank account with a deposit of about 30,000 days in our lives (approximately 82 years).

Is Dale Chihuly in the Right Line of Work?

Leni Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Arts
Leni Miller

How did he do it? How did Dale find the right line of work and develop it over so many years and through so much adversity?

Good-Neighbor Policies

Michael Drew | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Michael Drew

If you don't get out and get personal with a real, live human, you're doing yourself harm.

The Extension of Work Life Into Our Personal Space

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

I have experienced people who have a work persona is so different from their real personality that they have to separate the two to keep track of their efforts during the day. Being two people is a lot of work, after all.