Work/Life Balance

How to handle it all this holiday season

With the holidays approaching, you might feel overwhelmed about everything you have to do. The trick, experts say, is careful planning and prioritization. Here’s how.

When there's no escape from a terrible job

If you want a first aid kit to patch the pain and maybe bring just a little daylight through the window beside your lousy, stupid, awful desk, try these tips.

Can you achieve work/life integration?

Many people struggle to achieve work/life balance, but they may be better served by working toward work/life integration. Balance means focusing all your energy on work during work hours and leaving plenty of time to do all your personal tasks and socializing without thinking about work. But most of us can’t achieve that.

5 ways to manage work-related stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month, making it a good time to take stock of how you feel at work and figure out if you’re dealing with stress properly so you don’t burn out or wear yourself down.

Work fitness into your lunch break

Think you don’t have time to work out over lunch? Think again, says Amir Khan, health and wellness reporter for U.S. News & World Report.

What will a 401(k) buy?

The average 401(k) balance registered with the Vanguard mutual fund company was $101,650 in mid-2014. That’s up 80% since the end of 2008.

Work days just keep getting longer

Full-time U.S. workers now put in an average of 47 hours a week, according to recent Gall­­up poll.

What it's like as an admin at Facebook

If you ask Sara Geiger, she’ll tell you it’s fantastic. Geiger loves the atmosphere at the eight-building campus in Menlo Park, Calif. She loves the free meals, the on-site gym and happy hour drinks. Most of all, reports Claire Moorman in the Dubois County Herald, she feels like she belongs there.

3 ways to cut your stress down to size

There are endless tips and tricks to mitigate the effects of stress, but what if you could shift your stress mindset altogether? A technique called “adding the opposite” can help you do just that, writes Lea McLeod, founder of The Job Success Lab.

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