Work/Life Balance

1-Minute Strategies: December '14

Turn your next meeting into a walkabout ... Spin your tips into a blog or podcast ... Read another reason to love coffee.

Time to take back your vacation time

Vacation is a time to get away from your job and recharge, but in 2013, the American Psychological Association reported half of American employees checked their email at least once a day during their time off  work. Still, it is possible to get a real break from work.

1-Minute Strategies: November '14

Get moving—even if it’s just for a few minutes ... Learn the power of the doodle ... Boost your chances of career success with three simple steps.

5 strategies to outsmart your stressors

Eliminating all sources of stress in our lives is never going to happen, but minimizing their effect is a completely attainable goal. Psychologist and PsyBlog blogger Jeremy Dean offers research-based tips on how to manage the stress in your life.

Easy ways to make yourself happier

If you are looking for happiness, you are looking for harmony. The Healthy Eating Guide’s Scott Christ offers some ways to make your­­self happier.

1-Minute Strategies: October '14

Make sharing the first thing you do when you get home after work ... Take 225 words of notes per minute with a pen ... Does it really take 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill as author Malcolm Glad­­well claims?

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.

Take this self-quiz and audit yourself for burnout

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.