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Why Chasing Happiness May Leave You Feeling Unhappier Than Ever

Forbes | Amy Morin | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

Although the pursuit of happiness has been a topic of discussion since the Declaration of Independence, the suggestion that everyone should feel happy...

Kate Bratskeir

How Gchat Is Destroying Your Relationships, Productivity And Possibly Your Soul

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gchat is turning you into an empty shell of a human being.

The Reality I Live With But Can't Quite Accept

Carter Gaddis | Posted 04.22.2014 | Parents
Carter Gaddis

We can't have it all. I know that. But sometimes, if only for a day, it might be nice to have a little more. Sometimes, it would be nice to be there.

9 Ways to Boost Meaning in Your Job

Aaron Hurst | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Aaron Hurst

As you look at your job, what are some ways you can change your approach to tasks, relationships and your perception to boost purpose? It will not only bring you meaning but likely propel you forward in your career.

Elsa, the Nearly Ideal Babysitter

Kate Solomon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Parents
Kate Solomon

The devices are right there in our purses and pockets, and they're just so easy to pull out when the need arises.

Want to Be a Better Worker? Take a Vacation

Andrea Bonior | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

Recent research indicates that most American workers report not using all the paid vacation days they are given. What is a frequent reason given? That people are too busy at work. I'm sorry, but isn't being too swamped at work the whole reason these vacation days are needed?

Yale Law Women Releases 2014 Top Ten Family Friendly Firms List

Jessica Merry Samuels | Posted 04.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Merry Samuels

In comparing the results of the student and alumni surveys, both future as well as current lawyers see billable hour requirements as a major factor in a firm's level of family friendliness

Why You Need To Stop Bragging About How Busy You Are

Fast Company | Lisa Evans | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Do you rush through the morning paper, barely skimming the headlines while answering emails and making kids’ lunches? Do you compete with coworkers ...

POLL: Do You Have A Healthy Work-Life Balance?

Posted 04.21.2014 | MarloThomas

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Work-Life Balance, From Jill Abramson (VIDEO)

Posted 04.21.2014 | MarloThomas

Executive Editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, shared some valuable advice when it comes to maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Compar...

How I Figured Out What Really Mattered To Me In My 20s

Gielie Hoffmann | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Gielie Hoffmann

Whereas my teens were all about striving to achieve as much success as possible (and achieving that to a certain degree), my 20s were about becoming a whole and healthy human being. Which doesn't mean I wasn't whole in my teens or less ambitious in my 20s. I just redefined what really mattered to me. I focused my energy differently.

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.