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In Defense Of Do Nothing

Chris Peak | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

Europeans are working less and are happier. They're sipping espressos and painting people in parks. Americans are working more and are less happy, and as you'd imagine, are trying to do things other countries are doing who are happy, like Bikram yoga, and deejaying.

Having Control Over Your Time Is the Only Sensible Financial Goal

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

The field of positive psychology teaches us that having control over your time is one of the biggest keys to being happy. People adjust to material stuff quickly. But losing control of your time makes almost everyone miserable.

You're Working More... And Watching A Ton Of TV

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

Do you feel like your workdays have been getting longer? That's probably because they have. Americans spent more time at work in 2011 than they did...

Lynne Peeples

It's About Time: How Working Less Helps Environment, Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

There's nothing really natural about the 40-hour work week -- let alone the 50-plus hours many Americans spend on the job. Some people argue the U...

How Working On Wall Street Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

The life of a Wall Street banker is glamorous -- if you don't mind grappling with alcoholism, eating disorders, Crohn's disease and arthritis. Thes...

Friday Talking Points -- Labor Daze

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It surpasses all irony and actually enters into the realm of bitter humor that we're about to celebrate Labor Day when the unemployment rate remains at the sky-high level of 9.1 percent.

The Ultimate Man Cave? A Home Office

Laura Vanderkam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Vanderkam

Combining a man cave with a home office might actually make Dad's life a lot better than the media center you think he's dreaming of.

4 Problems That Could Sink America's Economy

usnews.com | Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If we're lucky, the recession is winding down, and life will start to feel a bit more comfortable before long. But that doesn't mean things will go ba...