SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Process

Three approaches to downsizing your emotional clutter once and for all

Think Decluttering Your Home Is Hard? Try Organizing Your Emotions

Three approaches to downsizing your emotional clutter once and for all

by Janice Holly Booth

How a 30-minute exercise routine can slow down the aging process.

Stretch Your Body, Stretch Your Lifespan

How a 30-minute exercise routine can slow down the aging process.

by Fred Cohn

Jean Chatzky tells you how—plus three other money rules that will brighten your life.

You Can Recover From Any Financial Mistake

Jean Chatzky tells you how—plus three other money rules that will brighten your life.

by Rick Levinson ,AARP Magazine

Follow these seven guidelines to reduce your odds of dying from colon cancer by more than 50 percent.

Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Follow these seven guidelines to reduce your odds of dying from colon cancer by more than 50 percent.

by Candy Sagon , AARP


Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

What To Do When Your Ears Ring

Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

by Margery D. Rosen

5 moments when you should get the advice of an expert

Reimagine Your Finances: When To Get Mortgage Advice

5 moments when you should get the advice of an expert

by Maicie Jones, AARP

Scan this list to be sure you’re not making yourself a target for hacking.

Are You Using One of the 25 Worst Passwords of all Time?

Scan this list to be sure you’re not making yourself a target for hacking.

by Eileen Ambrose, AARP

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

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

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

How To Land Great Jobs That Are Never Advertised

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

by AARP Foundation

Get step-by-step instructions on how to create your new narrative from our reinvention expert, Pamela Mitchell.

WORKSHEET: Craft Your Reinvention

Get step-by-step instructions on how to create your new narrative from our reinvention expert, Pamela Mitchell.

by Logan Ward

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

How To Excel at Multitasking

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

by Sarah Mahoney

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

You may think your location or your need for a specific work schedule would kill a career change. Here’s how to use who you are to get what you want.

Make a Career Change—on Your Own Terms

You may think your location or your need for a specific work schedule would kill a career change. Here’s how to use who you are to get what you want.

by Kara Baskin

Here are four ideas to keep treasured mementos close to your heart and still de-clutter.

The One Thing Never To Throw Away When You’re Downsizing

Here are four ideas to keep treasured mementos close to your heart and still de-clutter.

by Janice Holly Booth

 What to eat, what to do, what to take.

7 Ways To Calm a Headache

What to eat, what to do, what to take.

by Nissa Simon

New storage tools, new sites make it easier to finally, happily simplify your life.

New Sharing Services Let You Downsize Without Pain

New storage tools, new sites make it easier to finally, happily simplify your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

 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

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 five easy ways to bring meditation techniques and their benefits into your daily routine.

These Meditation Hacks Will Calm You Without Complicating Your Day

Try these five easy ways to bring meditation techniques and their benefits into your daily routine.

by Janice Holly Booth

Take Charge of Your Next Doctor’s Visit

by Teresa Dumain

Amid the chaos of life, carving out a peaceful, contemplative place and creating quiet time will calm you down and bring up inner peace.

Why Silence Is Good For You

Amid the chaos of life, carving out a peaceful, contemplative place and creating quiet time will calm you down and bring up inner peace.

by Janice Holly Booth

New research blows up everything you think you know about fitness and stretching.

For a Suppler Body and Fewer Injuries, Rethink How You Stretch

New research blows up everything you think you know about fitness and stretching.

by Sarah Mahoney

Here’s how Cliff Cash pulled himself back from the brink and found a new calling as a funnyman.

Unleashing Your Inner Comic Can Change Your Life

Here’s how Cliff Cash pulled himself back from the brink and found a new calling as a funnyman.

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

Check out these 4 quick tricks to make this healthy teeth routine a daily habit.

True Confessions: Do You Really Floss Every Day?

Check out these 4 quick tricks to make this healthy teeth routine a daily habit.

by Sarah Mahoney

Creating your narrative can make enemies among family and friends. Here’s how to be sensitive and authentic.

Want To Write Your Life Story? Read This First

Creating your narrative can make enemies among family and friends. Here’s how to be sensitive and authentic.

by Janice Holly Booth

Healthy recipes aren’t the whole story. Five moves to lower the risk of foodborne illness when you entertain.

How Healthy Is Your Holiday Kitchen?

Healthy recipes aren’t the whole story. Five moves to lower the risk of foodborne illness when you entertain.

by Sarah Mahoney

 There’s some good news on cognitive function as you age

Brain Health: What Helps, What Hurts

There’s some good news on cognitive function as you age

by Elizabeth Agnvall

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

Press Pause on Stress To Smooth Out a Monster Day

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

by Kara Baskin

”I love my LifeMap. It is inspiring, but overwhelming too. There are so many demands in my life—kids in college, taking care of my parents, my job—it feels stressful to even think about my LifeMap, much less carve out the space to make it happen. How can I live my purpose when it feels like I have no time?”

Ask Coach Pamela: ”I can’t find time to live my purpose”

”I love my LifeMap. It is inspiring, but overwhelming too. There are so many demands in my life—kids in college, taking care of my parents, my job—it feels stressful to even think about my LifeMap, much less carve out the space to make it happen. How can I live my purpose when it feels like I have no time?”

by Pamela Mitchell

  Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

How to Look for Work When You’re Scared

Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

by Kara Baskin

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

For Heart Health, Spice It Up

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

by Sarah Mahoney

  These 5 tips can change your attitude toward getting to work.

Make Your Commute an Asset, Not a Liability

These 5 tips can change your attitude toward getting to work.

by Kara Baskin

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

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

The green-eyed monster can drain your confidence; here’s now to put envy in its place.

Freelancing? Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People’s Success

The green-eyed monster can drain your confidence; here’s now to put envy in its place.

by Kara Baskin

Don’t fall into the trap of thinking the initial offer is non-negotiable. Fight (nicely) for what you want.

How to Negotiate A Killer Severance Package

Don’t fall into the trap of thinking the initial offer is non-negotiable. Fight (nicely) for what you want.

by Kara Baskin

 You can’t always control your workload, but you can control how you approach it.

How to Humanize a Busy Work Day

You can’t always control your workload, but you can control how you approach it.

by Kara Baskin

 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

Strolling through a labyrinth can actually change your brain

Calm Your Mind in 20 Minutes Flat

Strolling through a labyrinth can actually change your brain

by Sarah Mahoney

Finally, how to balance that work-life equation

What a Time-Management Pro Knows

Finally, how to balance that work-life equation

by Kara Baskin

Look for intuition and integrity—and these 4 other guideposts—to make the best choice.

How to Hire an Assistant Who Will Make Your Business Grow

Look for intuition and integrity—and these 4 other guideposts—to make the best choice.

by Kara Baskin

  The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

Reimagining Yourself Thinner? Here’s the Secret

The battle between what you think and what you feel can undermine weight loss—unless you take these two simple steps.

by Sarah Mahoney

It’s the sworn enemy of change. Do these 3 things, and you’ll never call yourself a procrastinator again

Defeat Procrastination For Good

It’s the sworn enemy of change. Do these 3 things, and you’ll never call yourself a procrastinator again

by Sarah Mahoney

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

Chronic discomfort can lead to bad decisions about all areas of your life

Is Back Pain Killing Your Chance for Life Change?

Chronic discomfort can lead to bad decisions about all areas of your life

by Sarah Mahoney

 Know the norm for your field, then take it one step past your comfort zone

Golden Rules For a Fruitful Follow-Up

Know the norm for your field, then take it one step past your comfort zone

by Kara Baskin

 Follow this 7-step approach to make the life change you’re yearning for

Start Building Better Habits Today

Follow this 7-step approach to make the life change you’re yearning for

by Kara Baskin

 Here’s how to make your circadian clock work for, not against you

5 Ways to Beat Your Biorhythms

Here’s how to make your circadian clock work for, not against you

by Kara Baskin

 A neuroscientist explains why chilling out—even napping—can pay off big-time

Want To Be Productive? Relax!

A neuroscientist explains why chilling out—even napping—can pay off big-time

by Kara Baskin

 Rise and shine, morning glory. Welcome to your finest half-hour

The 30 Minutes That Can Make You Like Your Job

Rise and shine, morning glory. Welcome to your finest half-hour

by Kara Baskin

 Failures are a vital part of successful change

Why You Should Learn To Savor Your Setbacks

Failures are a vital part of successful change

by Sarah Mahoney

There’s a reason sadness lingers longer than other emotions. But you can learn to set it aside

Shake Off the Sad

There’s a reason sadness lingers longer than other emotions. But you can learn to set it aside

by Sarah Mahoney

Research confirms the paintball principle: when discomfort is shared, bonding blooms

I Feel Your Pain—and That’s Good

Research confirms the paintball principle: when discomfort is shared, bonding blooms

by Janice Holly Booth

Try this 5-step plan to make shyness work for you

Do You Dread Speaking Up in Meetings?

Try this 5-step plan to make shyness work for you

by Kara Baskin

 How grabbing a pen can give you insight into the next chapter you write for yourself

Doodle Your Way To a Happier Life

How grabbing a pen can give you insight into the next chapter you write for yourself

by Sarah Mahoney

It’s not just about too many things—tackle the underlying issues to transform your relationship with your stuff

Take the Clutter Cure by Transforming Your Relationship with Stuff

It’s not just about too many things—tackle the underlying issues to transform your relationship with your stuff

by Gwen Moran

 Don’t let chronic pain mess with your ability to achieve your dreams

Move More and You Will Hurt Less

Don’t let chronic pain mess with your ability to achieve your dreams

by Sarah Mahoney

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

Seven Ways to Put Yourself in Luck’s Path

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

by Sarah Mahoney

“I flit from idea to idea. How can I sharpen my focus?”

by Bassam Tarazi

A hot real estate market makes a good environment for motivated sellers to bypass a listing agent—but they need to do their homework reports <em>The Fiscal Times</em>

The Time’s Right for a DIY Home Sale

A hot real estate market makes a good environment for motivated sellers to bypass a listing agent—but they need to do their homework reports The Fiscal Times

by Erik Sherman

“People think you fill your days with booze and chicks and drugs, then you walk out on stage, somebody hands you a guitar and you play. But for me, hard work pays off” - Nils Lofgren shared his lessons on how to be a successful musician.

Life Lessons I Learned on E Street

“People think you fill your days with booze and chicks and drugs, then you walk out on stage, somebody hands you a guitar and you play. But for me, hard work pays off” - Nils Lofgren shared his lessons on how to be a successful musician.

by Larry Dobrow

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

How the Science of Pro Football Can Change Our Lives

The End Zone Einsteins behind America’s Game show us how to embrace chaos—and manage change. Hut, Hut…Hike!

by Allen St. John

Resolutions don’t inevitably self-destruct. Discover the two simple secrets to following through with your goals

Ask Coach Pamela: “I’m already losing my grip on my resolutions”

Resolutions don’t inevitably self-destruct. Discover the two simple secrets to following through with your goals

by Pamela Mitchell

From improved health to better sleep, copping an attitude of gratitude makes every day a celebration.

Why It’s Important to Celebrate. A lot.

From improved health to better sleep, copping an attitude of gratitude makes every day a celebration.

by Janice Holly Booth

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

Embracing the Power of Positivity

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

by Dr. Hilary Tindle

Seizing the right moment for career change

Career Change: To Leap Or Not To Leap?

Seizing the right moment for career change

by Bassam Tarazi