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4 Top Ways To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

by Sarah Mahoney

Gen X carries heavier debt, so you’ll need to be extra-smart about bankrolling your life change.

Turning 50? Here’s Your Generation’s Take on Money

Gen X carries heavier debt, so you’ll need to be extra-smart about bankrolling your life change.

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

When Fear Controls Your Life

by Eilene Zimmerman

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

5 Things You Should Expect From Your Coach

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

by Janice Holly Booth

Here’s how to create more time (and money) in your life by keeping your finances in order.

Organize Your Money in 4 Simple Steps

Here’s how to create more time (and money) in your life by keeping your finances in order.

by Jean Chatzky ,AARP Magazine

Women who become roommates at midlife are finding their money goes farther and their life gets larger

Sharing a House: The New Wave in Living

Women who become roommates at midlife are finding their money goes farther and their life gets larger

by Sarah Mahoney, AARP

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

The Surprising Way To Boost Your Brain

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

by Elizabeth Agnvall

As you work toward achieving your goals, you have to give something to get something, but that doesn’t mean you have to take a loss.

Repack: How Changing Habits Leads You to a Better Life

As you work toward achieving your goals, you have to give something to get something, but that doesn’t mean you have to take a loss.

by Rich Feller

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

How a Health Savings Account Can Fatten Your Nest Egg

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

by Jean Chatzky

Finding your “why” matters more than finding your “how,” whether you’re seeking your first career at 22—or your third at 42.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Purpose

Finding your “why” matters more than finding your “how,” whether you’re seeking your first career at 22—or your third at 42.

by Sarah Mahoney

Before you can act, open yourself to opportunities and consider all the drivers and all the emotions in your life.

Reflect: Find Your True Path

Before you can act, open yourself to opportunities and consider all the drivers and all the emotions in your life.

by Life Reimagined Thought Leader Rich Feller

Maybe leaving the world of work isn’t right, but you’d like to dial down. Here’s how the government is making that a possibility.

Retirement or Part-Time: What’s Right For You?

Maybe leaving the world of work isn’t right, but you’d like to dial down. Here’s how the government is making that a possibility.

by Eileen Ambrose

Reduce the risk of falling victim to fraud.

7 Ways To Scamproof Yourself

Reduce the risk of falling victim to fraud.

by Sid Kirchheimer , AARP

Give your presentation skills a digital-age makeover by embracing these simple rules.

New Rules: How To Communicate in the Digital Age

Give your presentation skills a digital-age makeover by embracing these simple rules.

by Frank Pietrucha

Innovation and a sound business plan are the watchwords for successful entrepreneurs.

The Innovator’s Checklist: How To Make Money With Your Business Idea

Innovation and a sound business plan are the watchwords for successful entrepreneurs.

by Frank Pietrucha

You plan and plan and plan for retirement. But what happens when it takes you by surprise?

What To Do If You’re Retiring Unexpectedly

You plan and plan and plan for retirement. But what happens when it takes you by surprise?

by Jean Chatzky ,AARP Magazine

Try these 5 simple exercises to find out.

Are You As Fit As You Think You Are?

Try these 5 simple exercises to find out.

by Barbara Hannah Grufferman |

Yes, even faking a power pose can give you decision-making super powers.

Afraid To Make a Choice? Time To Don Your Superhero Cape

Yes, even faking a power pose can give you decision-making super powers.

by Janice Holly Booth

Incompatibilities get magnified when you’re together 24/7. Here’s how to shrink them down to size.

How To Vacation With Your Honey — And Keep a Healthy Relationship

Incompatibilities get magnified when you’re together 24/7. Here’s how to shrink them down to size.

by Janice Holly Booth

There are two key questions you need to answer as you start the decision making to reimagine your life.

Are You Saying Yes—Really Saying Yes—To Growth?

There are two key questions you need to answer as you start the decision making to reimagine your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

Heed these secrets from master storytellers, and you too can learn how to prosper from this life-changing craft.

10 Tips for Tapping Your Inner Storyteller

Heed these secrets from master storytellers, and you too can learn how to prosper from this life-changing craft.

by Logan Ward

When Adam Reiser learned that mold in his home was making him sick, he remodeled his story and started his own homebuilding company.

How One Man Rewrote His Unhappy Tale to Have a Happy Ending

When Adam Reiser learned that mold in his home was making him sick, he remodeled his story and started his own homebuilding company.

by Logan Ward

Who can argue with new friendships, exciting experiences, and a powerful antidote for loneliness.

Why I’m Grateful for Dating

Who can argue with new friendships, exciting experiences, and a powerful antidote for loneliness.

by Rachel Blumme

Some games are running fraudulent background programs. Here’s how to beware

Don’t Fall Prey To Mobile Phone Hijacking

Some games are running fraudulent background programs. Here’s how to beware

by Sid Kirchheimer

What scientists are just beginning to understand about the way we form—and break—habits, from simple actions to addiction.

Making or Breaking a Habit Can Actually Change Your Brain

What scientists are just beginning to understand about the way we form—and break—habits, from simple actions to addiction.

by Sarah Mahoney

Turns out, focusing on what you love makes all the difference in motivating yourself to achieve your goals.

A Simple Strategy For Following Through Every Time

Turns out, focusing on what you love makes all the difference in motivating yourself to achieve your goals.

by Sarah Mahoney

Best-selling author Dr. Michael F. Roizen explains how a health buddy can change your life—and how to find the right one.

A Health Partner: The Number One Way To Make Healthy Changes Stick

Best-selling author Dr. Michael F. Roizen explains how a health buddy can change your life—and how to find the right one.

by Sarah Mahoney

Experts are arguing about the latest dietary guidelines; understanding the issues can make you healthier

The Only Things You Need To Know About the New Dietary Guidelines

Experts are arguing about the latest dietary guidelines; understanding the issues can make you healthier

by Sarah Mahoney

 Women, listen up to these top tips from How To Date Like a Man

How Savvy a Dater Are You?

Women, listen up to these top tips from How To Date Like a Man

by Rachel Blumme

Want to reinvent your state of mind? Practice any of these easy exercises for just a week, and see your mood soar.

7 Really Simple Ways To Find Happiness

Want to reinvent your state of mind? Practice any of these easy exercises for just a week, and see your mood soar.

by Janice Holly Booth

And does your union suffer from any of these other leave-or-stay issues?

Should an Affair End a Marriage Every Time?

And does your union suffer from any of these other leave-or-stay issues?

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Don’t let Sunday became the most dreaded day of the week by worrying about tomorrow’s to-do list. Take these 6 steps to put the sun back in Sunday.

Lose Those Sunday Night Blues for Good

Don’t let Sunday became the most dreaded day of the week by worrying about tomorrow’s to-do list. Take these 6 steps to put the sun back in Sunday.

by Kara Baskin

 Try these tips from organization expert Barbara Reich.

Is Clutter Clouding Your Life?

Try these tips from organization expert Barbara Reich.

by Jancee Dunn

Take Charge of Your Next Doctor’s Visit

by Teresa Dumain

A brand-new equation promises greater well-being and happiness. Here is how to be happy.

You Need To Think Differently About Happiness. Here’s Why

A brand-new equation promises greater well-being and happiness. Here is how to be happy.

by Janice Holly Booth

How two days of fasting increases resilience (and the real reason produce is good for you).

The Paradoxical Stress That Actually Boosts Your Brain

How two days of fasting increases resilience (and the real reason produce is good for you).

by Sarah Mahoney

A terrifying one in ten Americans will struggle with substance abuse. Here’s how we all can help.

The Dangerous Disorder That Touches Everyone

A terrifying one in ten Americans will struggle with substance abuse. Here’s how we all can help.

by Sarah Mahoney

A difficult childhood doesn’t have to mean a hard life. We can all learn from rewriting these three lies of an unhappy past.

Adversity Can Break You, Or It Can Make You Invincible

A difficult childhood doesn’t have to mean a hard life. We can all learn from rewriting these three lies of an unhappy past.

by Janice Holly Booth

Ten holiday planning tips to have more joy and less stress.

Holiday Survival Guide

Ten holiday planning tips to have more joy and less stress.

by Sara Altshul

Your inner will can guide you past obstacles. Here’s why you should give it a makeover.

Finding Strength in Difficult Times

Your inner will can guide you past obstacles. Here’s why you should give it a makeover.

by Janice Holly Booth

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

Cross Weight Gain Off Your Holiday List

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

by Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Why “death from despair” is stalking the 40 to 60 crowd, and what you can do about it.

The Midlife Killers No One Talks About

Why “death from despair” is stalking the 40 to 60 crowd, and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

A busy life, a needy mom or dad—the perfect recipe for stress. Here’s how to manage two full-time jobs.

How to Run a Business While Caring for Elderly Parents

A busy life, a needy mom or dad—the perfect recipe for stress. Here’s how to manage two full-time jobs.

by Kara Baskin

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

When Health Advice Flip-Flops

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

by Sarah Mahoney

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

You Already Know How To Extend Your Life. Here’s How To Make Sure You Do It

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

by Sarah Mahoney

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

For Better or Worse. Also For Sleep

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

by Kara Baskin

Simple steps to clean up the air you breathe in your home.

Breathe Better All Winter

Simple steps to clean up the air you breathe in your home.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Eating spicy foods can actually lower your risk of death. Bring on the jalapenos!

Want To Live Longer? Add Spice To Your Life

Eating spicy foods can actually lower your risk of death. Bring on the jalapenos!

by Andy Sagon

Yes, we can teach the younger generation, but we can learn from them too.

How To Work With Millennials

Yes, we can teach the younger generation, but we can learn from them too.

by Mary W. Quigley

Protect Yourself From a Missed Diagnosis

by Sarah Mahoney

 Or does it reflect your life 20 years ago? Updating your house can move your life forward

Does Your House Match Your Life?

Or does it reflect your life 20 years ago? Updating your house can move your life forward

by Sarah Mahoney

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change. A life coach can help a lot.

10 Top Reasons To Work With a Coach

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change. A life coach can help a lot.

by Rich Feller

 Four strategies for working well with colleagues of all ages.

Succeeding in the Multi-generational Workplace

Four strategies for working well with colleagues of all ages.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Looking for the courage to change your life? Read on.

My Trans-Atlantic Leap of Faith

Looking for the courage to change your life? Read on.

by Kara Baskin

Why do we let success make us more risk averse?

A Smarter Way To Fail

Why do we let success make us more risk averse?

by Sarah Mahoney

I started morning meditations because of a writing assignment. I have kept meditating because it feels so good for work life balance.

Balancing Work and Life Through Meditation

I started morning meditations because of a writing assignment. I have kept meditating because it feels so good for work life balance.

by Kara Baskin

  You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change.

10 Top Reasons To Work With a Coach

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change.

by Rich Feller

What a decade working at home has taught me about productivity and peace of mind. Check out these best working from home tips.

9 Things You Absolutely Must Do When Working From Home

What a decade working at home has taught me about productivity and peace of mind. Check out these best working from home tips.

by Kara Baskin

 Got a client who’s constantly changing the rules or always demanding more? Here’s how to cut the cord.

How To Break Up With a Soul-Draining Client

Got a client who’s constantly changing the rules or always demanding more? Here’s how to cut the cord.

by Kara Baskin

 Change is uncomfortable. Here’s how to push past defeatist feelings and follow through to achieve what you really want

The Life-Affirming Power of “Yes, and…”

Change is uncomfortable. Here’s how to push past defeatist feelings and follow through to achieve what you really want

by Patricia Moreno

It’s hard to let go of the belongings we love. But purging and organizing the right way can give you clarity on what you care about

Finding Purpose By Sorting Through Your Stuff

It’s hard to let go of the belongings we love. But purging and organizing the right way can give you clarity on what you care about

by Janice Holly Booth

Best-selling author Ben Michaelis reveals how to transform your work attitude.

Write Down Your Values and Live By 3 Lists

Best-selling author Ben Michaelis reveals how to transform your work attitude.

by Kara Baskin

Buying something to make yourself feel better may do just the opposite, finds new research.

Why Retail Therapy Makes Us Feel Bad, Not Good

Buying something to make yourself feel better may do just the opposite, finds new research.

by Sarah Mahoney

Got a teen or twentysomething who’s acting out? Understanding how our brains rewire at that age can help you cope.

When Your Kids Are Driving You Crazy

Got a teen or twentysomething who’s acting out? Understanding how our brains rewire at that age can help you cope.

by Mary W. Quigley

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

Dominique Wilkins: “ How I Stay Healthy With Diabetes.”

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

by Mike Zimmerman

Here’s a new reality check if you’ve ever worried about heavy drinking.

Looking to Change Your Relationship With Happy Hour?

Here’s a new reality check if you’ve ever worried about heavy drinking.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Going vegetarian? Vegan? Gluten-free? Don’t let it mar your marriage.

Keeping the Peace With Your Partner When Your Diets Diverge

Going vegetarian? Vegan? Gluten-free? Don’t let it mar your marriage.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Enlisting support can ease the burden of saying sayonara to your stuff.

Decluttering the Fun Way—With a Friend

Enlisting support can ease the burden of saying sayonara to your stuff.

by Janice Holly Booth

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

5 Things You Should Expect From Your Coach

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

by Janice Holly Booth

 How to void the transaction, not the relationship

Do Your Kids Treat You Like Their Personal ATM?

How to void the transaction, not the relationship

by Janice Holly Booth

Being your own boss demands special skills. Here, we let you in on the secrets to success

Succeed at Freelancing, Starting Now

Being your own boss demands special skills. Here, we let you in on the secrets to success

by Kara Baskin

Being your own boss demands special skills. Here, we let you in on the secrets to success.

Succeed at Freelancing, Starting Now

Being your own boss demands special skills. Here, we let you in on the secrets to success.

by Kara Baskin

 New programmable pals and pets can help ease loneliness and keep us all better connected.

What To Do When Your Parents Are Lonely

New programmable pals and pets can help ease loneliness and keep us all better connected.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

Want To Finally Quit Smoking for Good?

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Start the conversation now to ensure that your hard-won wealth lives on

Having the Money Talk With Your Kids

Start the conversation now to ensure that your hard-won wealth lives on

by Janice Holly Booth

 Meet 6 clans who are redefining what love and kinship really mean

What Makes a Family a Family?

Meet 6 clans who are redefining what love and kinship really mean

by Brennen Jensen

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

Learning To Master Life Change

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

by Emilio Estefan

Sometimes, taking less than top dollar can pay off

6 Times When It’s Okay To Lowball Yourself

Sometimes, taking less than top dollar can pay off

by Kara Baskin

A new study sheds light on the pros and cons of having a workout pal

Does an Exercise Buddy Help or Hurt?

A new study sheds light on the pros and cons of having a workout pal

by Sarah Mahoney

 The key lies in changing not the behavior but the environment

Can Bullying Between Brothers and Sisters Ever Stop?

The key lies in changing not the behavior but the environment

by Janice Holly Booth

You can calm your life with this system

Simple Rules To Live and Love By

You can calm your life with this system

by Janice Holly Booth

 Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

Foods That Can Help You Sleep

Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

by Candy Sagon

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

How Your Honey Can Keep You Fit Forever

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

by Janice Holly Booth

Try this step-by-step program from a top professional home organizer.

Simplify Your Life, Calm Your Mind

Try this step-by-step program from a top professional home organizer.

by Jancee Dunn

 Three steps to take back the reins and gallop ahead

Lost Control of Your Career?

Three steps to take back the reins and gallop ahead

by Kara Baskin

Twice as many daughters are caregivers as sons. Break the rules, and find what works for your family.

Why Is Caring for Our Parents Women’s Work?

Twice as many daughters are caregivers as sons. Break the rules, and find what works for your family.

by Barry J. Jacobs, PsyD.

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

What a Torn Dress Taught Me

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

by Luci Swindoll

A hard-driving executive transforms her attitude about working families

Finding Balance for Mothers Who Work

A hard-driving executive transforms her attitude about working families

by Janice Holly Booth

 The husband’s attitude is crucial to couple’s long-term happiness, reveals new research

The Surprising Manopause-Marriage Connection

The husband’s attitude is crucial to couple’s long-term happiness, reveals new research

by Janice Holly Booth

Making yourself accountable to someone who’s on the same life trajectory can help you succeed

Put Peer Pressure To Work

Making yourself accountable to someone who’s on the same life trajectory can help you succeed

by Janice Holly Booth

Is your relationship with fear holding you hostage? Time to try something scary

Don’t Be a Stranger to Danger

Is your relationship with fear holding you hostage? Time to try something scary

by Janice Holly Booth

Remove emotion from the equation, and you’re likely to find you aren’t as time-crunched as you think

Busy + Guilty = Stress

Remove emotion from the equation, and you’re likely to find you aren’t as time-crunched as you think

by Sarah Mahoney

New research proves some unhealthy foods are more addictive than others.

Break Up With Enemy Foods

New research proves some unhealthy foods are more addictive than others.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Coworkers don’t think you’re up to the job? Win them over in 30 days.

Accepting a Controversial Promotion

Coworkers don’t think you’re up to the job? Win them over in 30 days.

by Kara Baskin

Once you lose confidence in someone you love, can you ever get it back? From <em> Purple Clover</em>

My Lover’s Secret

Once you lose confidence in someone you love, can you ever get it back? From Purple Clover

by Viola BeckTu

 The right self-talk can chill you out, fight fatigue, even power a major life change

Here’s Why You Should Talk To Yourself. A Lot

The right self-talk can chill you out, fight fatigue, even power a major life change

by Sarah Mahoney

 5 rules for making the impossible possible, from the woman who coaches Navy SEALs

How to Power Through Anything

5 rules for making the impossible possible, from the woman who coaches Navy SEALs

by Kara Baskin

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

Change Your Brain With Meditation

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Understanding what matters most to you can power your health transformation

Make Healthy Changes Stick

Understanding what matters most to you can power your health transformation

by Sarah Mahoney

Acing the balancing act is a key way to get happier about your job. Feeling shaky? Follow these 5 steps

Get Your Work-Life Groove Back

Acing the balancing act is a key way to get happier about your job. Feeling shaky? Follow these 5 steps

by Kara Baskin

Dating several people at once can make you feel great, if you heed these do’s and don’ts

Are you a Monogamist or a Juggler?

Dating several people at once can make you feel great, if you heed these do’s and don’ts

by Ken Solin

 Breakthrough research proves we can reset those biological clocks

Good News If You Work Crazy Hours

Breakthrough research proves we can reset those biological clocks

by Sarah Mahoney

Check out these 5 relationship deal-breakers

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Check out these 5 relationship deal-breakers

by Nancy Davidoff Kelton

From Steeler to Healer: The Remarkable Life of Linebacker Gregg Carr

by JoBeth McDaniel

 Remember, your boss is the customer of this pitch—what’s in it for her?

How to Have the “What’s Next?” Talk With Your Boss

Remember, your boss is the customer of this pitch—what’s in it for her?

by Kara Baskin

 When your work day flat-lines, here’s how to jump start your spirits

Six Ways to Sneak Fun Into a Boring Day

When your work day flat-lines, here’s how to jump start your spirits

by Kara Baskin

 Don’t let you mate’s crazy money habits derail your dreams

When Your Spouse Spends and Spends

Don’t let you mate’s crazy money habits derail your dreams

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Researchers say tackling a new tongue refreshes your noggin—even if your language skills stink

Hola! Learning a Language Badly Builds Your Brain

Researchers say tackling a new tongue refreshes your noggin—even if your language skills stink

by Sarah Mahoney

Tune up your vocal muscles and make your voice an agent for change

Forget the Makeover—Try a Voice-over

Tune up your vocal muscles and make your voice an agent for change

by Janice Holly Booth

For the most satisfying life, try small, well-thought-through shifts, not sweeping changes

How To Strike Your Best Work-Life Balance

For the most satisfying life, try small, well-thought-through shifts, not sweeping changes

by Kara Baskin

This author hit the big-time at 55, after a quarter-century of trying

Hold Fast To That Dream. Here’s Why

This author hit the big-time at 55, after a quarter-century of trying

by Janice Holly Booth

 At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

Happy People Sleep Better—Until They Don’t

At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

by Sarah Mahoney

Shared backgrounds have a big say in whether you stay together in a strong relationship.

The One Sure Way To Ignite a Love That Lasts

Shared backgrounds have a big say in whether you stay together in a strong relationship.

by Janice Holly Booth

Bragging rights could be just the ticket for getting you in shape

To Get Fit, Tap Your Inner Badass

Bragging rights could be just the ticket for getting you in shape

by Sarah Mahoney

How to make relationships a priority

5 Ways to Get Closer to Your Friends

How to make relationships a priority

by Pamela Redmond

 Pursuing your passion can reap dividends at work, new research reveals,from <em> Purple Clover</em>

How Your Hobby Can Help You Get Ahead

Pursuing your passion can reap dividends at work, new research reveals,from Purple Clover

by Anna Williams

Maybe all you need is a good night’s sleep

Feeling Less Than Grateful for Your Partner?

Maybe all you need is a good night’s sleep

by Janice Holly Booth

The author of <em>Good Self, Bad Self</em> says ego is one of seven traits that can break (or make) you. Once you screw up, apologize fast—and mean it.

Judy Smith Gets Down With Her Bad Self

The author of Good Self, Bad Self says ego is one of seven traits that can break (or make) you. Once you screw up, apologize fast—and mean it.

by Janice Holly Booth

Three victory stories we all can learn from

How I Outmaneuvered My Boss from Hell

Three victory stories we all can learn from

by Douglas Quenqua

 A posse of strong-willed friends may help guide you through the rigors of a life change

Does Your Self-Control Need a Booster Shot?

A posse of strong-willed friends may help guide you through the rigors of a life change

by Janice Holly Booth

 New research suggests an answer that may surprise you

Which Stresses You More: Work or Home?

New research suggests an answer that may surprise you

by Sarah Mahoney

The surprising intimacy of long-distance relationships

Long Distance Relationships: Face-to-Face or Face-Time?

The surprising intimacy of long-distance relationships

by Janice Holly Booth

 Be loving, be generous, but be prudent too, advises <em>The Fiscal Times</em>

Caring for a Parent Can Put Your Own Future at Risk

Be loving, be generous, but be prudent too, advises The Fiscal Times

by Beth Braverman

  “How much did I accomplish?” is the wrong question to ask

The Key To Productivity (It’s Not What You Think)

“How much did I accomplish?” is the wrong question to ask

by Renita Kalhorn

“What were those moments when I felt joyful? Alive? Utterly me? Remembering would teach me the kind of play that worked for me.”

Project Play, Part 1: Adding Joy Every Day

“What were those moments when I felt joyful? Alive? Utterly me? Remembering would teach me the kind of play that worked for me.”

by Carol Mithers

 How to make a pre-emptive strike on sadness before the inevitable exodus

Before Your Nest Empties, Power Up Your Marriage

How to make a pre-emptive strike on sadness before the inevitable exodus

by Janice Holly Booth

Cheap help can be worth exactly what you paid -- or it can be priceless.

Hire the Right Intern To Boost Your Business

Cheap help can be worth exactly what you paid -- or it can be priceless.

by Elaine Pofeldt

Being knowledgeable about the company can be just as persuasive as selling yourself.

The Smartest Interview Questions To Ask

Being knowledgeable about the company can be just as persuasive as selling yourself.

by Walecia Konrad

What to do when a long-time career no longer satisfies.

“Should I stay or should I go?”

What to do when a long-time career no longer satisfies.

by Kathy Caprino

Inevitably, there will be jobs and projects you do not get. Here’s what I learned from a recent miss

The Job that Got Away

Inevitably, there will be jobs and projects you do not get. Here’s what I learned from a recent miss

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

 Three entrepreneurs on what it took to make the leap

The Day I Decided to Go Out On My Own

Three entrepreneurs on what it took to make the leap

by Elizabeth MacBride

We put four famous film scenes to the test, along with negotiation tips from expert Noesner

What Movies Teach Us About Negotiating

We put four famous film scenes to the test, along with negotiation tips from expert Noesner

The Triple Crown hopeful’s unlikely success offers lessons away from the track, too

What We Can Learn From California Chrome

The Triple Crown hopeful’s unlikely success offers lessons away from the track, too

by Austin O’Connor

Lewis knew his first steps into activism could have led to his death—but he took them anyway

Congressman John Lewis: Finding the Courage to Do Really Big Things

Lewis knew his first steps into activism could have led to his death—but he took them anyway

by JoBeth McDaniel

As March Madness begins, here’s what you can learn from the legendary coach and his remarkable turnaround

Hoops Dreamer: Larry Brown Rides Again

As March Madness begins, here’s what you can learn from the legendary coach and his remarkable turnaround

by Austin O’Connor

It’s hard enough to take care of yourself when life is good, says author/entrepreneur James Altucher. In a rough patch, choosing yourself is tougher and more important

Why Selfishness is Good

It’s hard enough to take care of yourself when life is good, says author/entrepreneur James Altucher. In a rough patch, choosing yourself is tougher and more important

by Victoria Scanlan Stefanakos

In an excerpt from her new book, Pauley recounts the steps she took to get herself off the sofa and back into the creative fast lane

How Jane Pauley Reimagined Her Career – and Her Life

In an excerpt from her new book, Pauley recounts the steps she took to get herself off the sofa and back into the creative fast lane

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John Coates left Wall Street to study neuroscience. Don’t psych yourself to win, he says. Trick yourself into believing you already have.

Luck? No. It’s Called The Winner Effect

John Coates left Wall Street to study neuroscience. Don’t psych yourself to win, he says. Trick yourself into believing you already have.

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“Later, while walking my dog, I hopped onto a curb and turned it into a balance beam. It was silly – and fun. Success!”

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“Later, while walking my dog, I hopped onto a curb and turned it into a balance beam. It was silly – and fun. Success!”

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