Reframing Parent-Child Time Can Reduce Stress

Mentally reframing how you think about parent-child time can lessen stress and help you better appreciate the time you spend with your child.
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How to Get Back in the Game After Job Loss

Getting your head back in the game after losing a job can be a challenge. Here are 14 simple strategies to help you pick yourself up and move on ... and up!

What to Expect When You're Not Expecting a Pink Slip

Losing a job can have a crippling effect on your self-esteem, confidence, and energy level, which are the worst things to lose when you're trying to regroup and find a new job. In this two-part series, you'll learn what to expect after job loss and what you can do to move beyond the initial shock to a healthier mindset that will propel you toward a brighter future.

Want More Energy? Mind Your Peas, Zzzs, and Queues

Learn how simple adjustments to your diet, sleep, and stress zones can boost your energy level.

Outside the Box Stress Relievers

No one has the patent on relaxing. What is relaxing and stress reducing to one person may be mind-numbing and irritating to the next. The key to successful relaxation and stress relief is not doing "what everyone else is doing." It's finding what works for you, and sometimes that requires thinking outside the box.
Getting Past the Unfairness of Life: 3 Reasons, 3 Ways

Getting Past the Unfairness of Life: 3 Reasons, 3 Ways

Although life's challenges may change the way you view the world, that change doesn't need to be permanent. Bottom line—you are ultimately the one—in fact, the only one—who chooses how you decide to react and respond to the unfairness of life. That includes how long you grieve, how long you brood, how long you stay angry, and how long you choose to be happy.
Helper's High: The Benefits (and Risks) of Altruism

Helper's High: The Benefits (and Risks) of Altruism

Altruism can relieve stress, improve your mental health, and help you live longer ... if you're mindful of the risks.

Tired of Being Tired? 7 Surprisingly Simple Energy Boosters

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints among high-achievers, but contrary to what many think, it doesn't just impact energy level. Read on to learn how fatigue impacts all that you do and learn surprisingly simple ways to combat it.
Are You Suffering from Compassion Fatigue?

Are You Suffering from Compassion Fatigue?

If you feel like you're becoming numb and disconnected to the suffering of others, you may be suffering from compassion fatigue. Learn the warning signs and take the Professional Quality of Life Scale (PROQOL) to see where you fall on the compassion satisfaction/fatigue continuum.
10 Frightening Costs of Sleep Loss

10 Frightening Costs of Sleep Loss

In recent years, researchers have discovered that what we do to our minds and bodies when we skimp on sleep doesn't just impact us in the here and now. The consequences are far-reaching, and in some cases, deadly.

Top Ten Most Stressed Out States in America

Are you living in a stress danger zone?

Taking On Toxic Naysayers

Don't let chronically negative people derail your momentum or your goals.

The Toxic Naysayer: Has One Infected Your Team?

The fastest way for a group to lose momentum, productivity, and good team players is by having a toxic naysayer trying to derail your plans and goals every step of the way. Here are some helpful strategies for defusing naysayers and keeping your team on a positive and productive track.

Do We Choose Happiness or Does Happiness Choose Us?

Can we really teach ourselves to be happy?
The Power of Silence in Leadership

The Power of Silence in Leadership

Silence is golden when you know how to use it effectively. Here are six situations when silence is the best strategy.

The Tell Tale Signs of Burnout ... Do You Have Them?

Burnout is one of those road hazards in life that you really should be keeping a close eye out for, but most people rarely see it coming.
The Benefits of Adding Gratitude to Your Attitude

The Benefits of Adding Gratitude to Your Attitude

Expressing gratitude can make you a happier person, but there are advantages beyond happiness. Here's what the gratitude can do for you ...
7 Smart Strategies to Avoid Holiday Burnout

7 Smart Strategies to Avoid Holiday Burnout

Just when you think nothing else can possibly fit on your to-do list, the holiday season comes along and bursts its seams. Here are seven strategies to avoid holiday burnout.

Have Researchers Discovered a Quick Fix for Depression?

A new study finds that adding something as simple and as brief as sleep therapy to the treatment regime of depressed clients can double their chances for complete remission of symptoms within as little as eight weeks. But it also can work as a self-help tool for those who are experiencing insomnia and hoping it will go away on its own.
Is Multitasking Dumbing Down the World?

Is Multitasking Dumbing Down the World?

Words of wisdom on the dangers of multitasking from Stanford professor and researcher Dr. Clifford Nass, who passed away this week.
Why We Should Live Like We Were Dying

Why We Should Live Like We Were Dying

Bucket lists are great, but how are you coming on your legacy list?

10 Motivating Quotes to Help You Change for the Better

Change is hard. Here are 10 inspirational quotes to get you moving in that direction.

Five Ways to Get the Most out of Your Mornings

Take the stress out of your mornings and reap the benefits all day.

Umm ... What Just Happened to My Day?

Three quick tips to stop your day from flying away.

Are You Overcommitted?

A few quick remedies for a bad case of overcommitment
The Power of Passion

The Power of Passion

Truths about passion ...
The 3 C's of Effective Communication

The 3 C's of Effective Communication

3 simple ways to increase the chances that what you're saying will be heard.

Fun Ways to Manage Stress without Breaking the Bank

Five low cost, stress-reducing activities that you'll actually enjoy.

Hottest High Octane Stress Articles in 2012

Countdown of the top 10 high-octane stress articles in 2012

3 Tips to Make Your Free Time More Productive

Don't fall victim to the free time trap. Use these three simple strategies to make the most of the free time you have.