Break Time

Break Time

No matter how many balls you're juggling—work, school, family, friendships, health, home—there's value in regularly letting go and not doing much of anything.

Playing at School: More Important Than We Thought?

The elimination of recess from many elementary schools may be detrimental

Get Unbored

Six scientifically supported boredom-busting tips

Do What is Important, Not What is Urgent

Put creativity first, not last.

The Inverse Relationship Between Technology and Soft Skills

I’m hearing stories from students these days that I would never have predicted.

Blowing It Off or Just Not Into It?

Five questions to confirm that goal is right for you!

The Least Appreciated Perk of Living Alone

What you don’t have to do will free you

When Is Stress Bad and When Is it Good?

Can stress lead to better performance? Can too much kill you?

Too Much Time Online Makes You Moodier, Lonelier and Obsessed

Research confirms fears about the impact of the internet on our Brains

Do Codependents Make the Best or Worst Employees?

Codedpendents can be the best, ahem and yes, and the worst employees.

Manifesto for a Stressed Out, Meaningless Life

We've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less.

Summertime is Coming, and the Livin' Should Be Leisurely

But are we ready to pursue the full potential of leisure time?

The Lost Art of Doing Nothing

When the best something to-do is nothing

Take a break from criticizing

When you step back and take a different view, the whole world looks better.

Splash! What Kids Discover in a Puddle

8 great videos of children's first encounters with puddles

Infant Couch Potatoes

Does media help or hurt infants?

The Curse of Career Happiness

Tips to help you cope with the curse of loving your work.

5 Steps for Being Present

Be here right now, now, now, now…

How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!

How to deal with creative or mental blocks and be inspired.

A Plan for Zero Arguments

Take the pause that refreshes. Exit routines prevent fights and save marriages.

Finding Balance in a Busy World

Do you have the courage to say NO to being busy?

This Fall, Get in the Swing of Doing Less

Why you should schedule time to be unproductive

Why play with a child?

Children expect to play with parents and play helps both grow!