Work/Life Balance

Why music helps when working out

A variety of recent studies have ex­­plored the connections be­­tween people’s motivation during workouts and the music they listen to as they exercise. What they’ve found is that music does make a difference.

Are you burning out? Take this self-quiz

At times, you may feel your motivation begin to flag. But while a little dysphoria is normal, the blues can turn into full-blown job burnout.

'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.