Work/Life Balance

'Corporate athletes' understand balance

Here are three types of balance to bring to your life to harmonize your body and mind and boost work performance.

Overconnected and need a disconnect?

You’re not alone if you find yourself needing to “digitally detox” and come up with creative ways to ban digital devices from parts of your life. Caroline Tell, The New York Times, came up with a few ways to do it.

1-Minute Strategies: August '14

Manage a micromanaging boss with a careful conversation ... Stop stress with a bit of laughter ... Make socks your ultimate work accessory.

Rx for stress: No work email at home

Checking email and doing other work outside of normal working hours may be increasing your stress levels, according to a Gallup survey of 4,475 U.S. working adults.

A look at wellness programs

There are many reasons why em­­ployers offer workplace wellness programs, including to combat obesity and the rapidly increasing costs of medical care and health insurance, writes Napala Pratini.

Best mind-body apps

The quest for happiness can be elusive, but tech companies are seeking to provide users with mind-body solutions to make it easier. Life coach Allison Stadd shares some top mind-body applications you might want to try.

1-Minute Strategies: May '14

Improve your relationships by practicing mindfulness ... Fight stress with science ... Liberal arts degrees may not be a path to poverty after all.

Make time to pursue your passion

Many people’s day job and passion are separate pursuits, but there’s a way to manage your time and be successful at both.

Stress is top workforce health risk

Stress ranks above physical inactivity and obesity as the No. 1 workforce health issue, according to the 2013/2014 Towers Watson Staying@Work Survey. However, only 15% of employers identify improving employees’ emotional and mental health—by reducing stress and anxiety—as a top priority of their health and productivity programs.

How to be happy at work

Sharon Salzberg is an author, meditation in­­struc­­tor and founder of the Insight Medi­­­­ta­tion Soci­­ety. Recently, she answered questions about how administrative professionals can find more happiness in their work.