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Don't Miss Out on the Revolution of Well-Being

Kim Farbota | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Kim Farbota

We as individuals can invest in our careers by investing in ourselves. By identifying and prioritizing the things that keep us healthy, grounded and fulfilled we ensure consistent, long-term achievement and a life of success.

Scarlett Johansson On Balancing Career, Family

The Wall Street Journal | Jason Gay | Posted 04.18.2014 | World

IN THE SNOW, New York City becomes a fantasy version of itself. A blanket of winter weather slows this frantic city down, hushes the hurly-burly, cove...

Inside the Remaking of Cisco's Culture

Christine Crandell | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business
Christine Crandell

The environment has been so successful that it is being implemented in Cisco's headquarters and rolled out globally

The Power Of Stopping For No Good Reason

Inc | Jeff Haden | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

The first thing the old man said to me was, "The cows don't come by here anymore." A few years ago, I liked to ride my bike on the roads that snake...

If You Don't Prioritize Your Life, Someone Else Will

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.16.2014 | World

“A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” So said Mahatma ...

Brilliant People's Schedules: The Real Story for Women Writers

Anna Leahy | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Anna Leahy

Victor Hugo visited his barber daily; I haven't had a haircut in 15 months. Balzac consumed as many as 50 cups of coffee per day; I recently switched to iced green tea. Every day, Charles Darwin built in three walks and some idleness; I forgot to exercise this week.

Coping With Summer-Induced Focusing Problems

Jordan Hart | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

As the majority of the nation emerges from their dormant hibernation -- with atrophied muscles and the demoralized demeanor of someone who's been punched in the stomach every hour for the last 175 days -- they'll be faced with a significant problem: the inability to focus at work.

Go Ahead Miami, Sleep Your Way to the Top

Suzan McDowell | Posted 04.15.2014 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

As an active professional, single mother, small business owner, chatterbox and all around energizer bunny, I'm allergic to slowing down. It just feels wrong, like shouldn't I always be doing something to further advance my life success?

Meditation Simplified: Why It's the Wisest Investment in Yourself

Chiyoko Osborne | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Chiyoko Osborne

"But how do you start meditating?" Like riding a bike, you're not going to get it on the first go. You need training wheels and then someone holding the seat while you wobble down the street.

Clean From the Inside Out

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

We have minds that race at a speed we can barely comprehend. We live in bodies that endure wear and tear of non-stop stress. We have souls that are constantly being pulled and pressured by the energetic demands of life.

How The Modern Office Shapes American Life

The Atlantic | Rebecca J. Rosen | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

Each year, the average American spends nearly 2,000 hours working. For many, that time passes inside the three little walls of a modern cubicle. Wr...

3 Ways To Take A Break And Still Get Things Done

Jose Vasquez | Posted 04.14.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Taking occasional breaks is a healthy way to stay on task and allow your mind to decompress enough to process information efficiently. Fortunately, there are a few ways to take an effective break without necessarily ruining your work streak.

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like You're Failing

Business Insider | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

If you were to examine the lives of some of the most successful people, you’d find many pathways marked by failure. Take Abraham Lincoln. “He f...

How To Reinvent Yourself And Find Work-Life Balance By Retiring Overseas

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

A former video technician who used to spend long hours at a stressful job, Lee Greenberg is now a freelance consultant doing a little bit of everything, putting his expat experience to work in Nicaragua.

Move Over Life: Breaking Bad Is On

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

We humans are an ambitious bunch of people. We want to accomplish all sorts of things in our short time on earth. We want to write books, help others,...

The Complicated Truth About Having A Baby

Caroline Beaulieu | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents
Caroline Beaulieu

When the tiny human cometh, all bets are off. And from then on, the question is never again whether or not it's worth it. The question is how you make it worth it for them.

Carolyn Gregoire

These Countries Are So Much Better Than America When It Comes To Work-Life Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It's official, France wins. The European country has inspired the envy of the rest of the working world by enacting a new labour deal that encourages ...

A Little Older, and Maybe Wiser

Yasmina Zaidman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women
Yasmina Zaidman

Some women dread turning 40, and some insist that it just doesn't matter to them, they're totally over it. Well, I am neither indifferent nor depressed about this birthday. But it means a lot to me.

I've Been Unconsciously Coupling for Years!

Barbara Goldberg | Posted 04.10.2014 | Divorce
Barbara Goldberg

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin decided to consciously uncouple. When I became uncoupled, it was called divorce. I used to feel bad about myself, but...

Why Women Lawyers Leave

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

It's hard to understand why someone would consider walking away from a high salary in such a well-respected profession. Yet this group of women attorneys is one of the most well qualified to explain why money doesn't buy happiness.

The Key To Lasting Behavioral Change

Harvard Business Review | Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 04.10.2014 | World

Why can’t I force myself to go to the gym before work? Get my high-priority work done before I check my email? Stop letting my expense reports pile ...

Do You Want to Be a World Changer?

Maria Portas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Everyone seems to think that for change to occur, it has to be something outside of us that needs to happen. That only someone greater than yourself can really make a huge difference in the world.

6 Things I Want to Teach My Dog About Work

Matt Douglas | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

6. Only wag your tail when you mean it.

3 Ways To Bring Yourself Back To Reality

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.

The Difference Between Successful And Very Successful People

LinkedIn | Greg McKeown | Posted 04.08.2014 | World

I recently met with a capable and driven executive and asked him, “How are you?” He gave me a rapid-fire answer of all of the things he was doing:...