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Don’t Treat Work-Life Balance as a Zero-Sum Game
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There are only so many hours in a day. Work and life fight over who gets more of yours and we call the struggle “work-life balance.” However, giving attention to one doesn’t have to take away from the other.

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The complete guide to working out before work
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Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, Psychology of Health and Fitness, told Quartz. “It’s because they…

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You Don’t Have Time for Negative People
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Recently, I caught myself wasting time dealing with a negative person. I’m not talking about a web troll or the like. It was actually a business associate who was caught making negative comments be…

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Break Free From the Perfectionist Trap
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Happiness is accepting imperfections.

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Seven Principles of Learning Better From Cognitive Science
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I just finished one of the best books I’ve read on the science of learning. Daniel Willingham is a Harvard educated cognitive scientist wh

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How To Reduce Stress At Work: 32 Simple Things You Can Do
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Do you want to reduce stress at work? Learn how these 32 simple things can help you to de-stress at work today. Reduce the stress, and improve your life.

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Avoid Burnout by Making Sure You Regularly Do What You Love
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Burnout is a real problem when you’re in a demanding job or are a superachiever. The biggest cause of burnout, however, might not be your inability to take a break from work, but being kept from doing what you love or is important to you.

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Can I Be a Good Parent and a Productive Person?
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Parenting and productivity might not look like they go together, but they actually do. Here are a couple guidelines for productive parenting.

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9 Signs You Do Need To Take A Break From Work
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Have you been working too hard? Not sure if it’s time to take a break? Check out these signs to see if it’s time you took a nice vacation.

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What Are You Measuring In Your Life?
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The Costanza Principle: Better Decisions Through Your Inner Contrarian
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When it comes to making strong, objective decisions, you’re about the last person on earth you should trust. So today, we’re taking a page from Seinfeld’s George Costanza.

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Is Life Stressing You Out? Take Control.
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Stress is a part of life. Some stress is good, but too much stress can increase negative thoughts and feelings, create a sense of hopelessness, and overwhelm your mind.

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Avoid Phrases Like “I’m Swamped” to Keep Your Stress Level Down
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Regardless of whether you’re actually busy at work, as soon as you get wrapped up in phrases like “I’m swamped” or “I don’t have time for that,” you almost certainly will be. As soon as we convince ourselves that we’re underwater, our stress levels shoot up to match our perceptions.

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Fit for Life: No time. Too busy. FAIL.
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It starts with motivation.  Then it’s all about time management. You can improve your health every day – in 90 minutes. “I just don’t have the time to hit the gym”. “I am too busy to prepare my meals for the day”. When I hear people say these things, it is usually the beginning of […]

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Stop Wasting Time on Things that Don’t Have a Purpose in Your Life
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The above record player was designed by Dieter Rams, whose style of minimalism has become iconic (not to mention, a style that heavily influenced Apple). The concept behind this brand of minimalism applies not only to making hardware, but to our lives: if something doesn’t have a purpose, get rid of it.

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The Scientific 7-Minute Workout
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In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about seven minutes of steady discomfort — all of it based on science.

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This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for Too Long
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By now, you already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from the Washington Post explains.

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Remember “RAIN” When You Feel Overwhelmed
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Sometimes in our daily lives stress starts getting the best of us and we need to pause. One way of creating a mindful moment and regaining focus is the acronym R.A.I.N.

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Bitter Reality: Making the Wrong Decisions vs. Making No Decisions At All
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By the time you reach management, you certainly know the consequences of paralysis analysis. This “vapor lock” of the brain can kill a project through

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The Novelty Effect Explains Why A New App Makes You More Productive
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Let’s say you get a new app. For the first couple of weeks, that app seriously boosts your productivity. You like using it. You have fun using i…

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The Hard Facts About Happiness and Productivity
www.govexec.com

How leaders can turn performance into a positive.

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Long-Term Destressing: Have You Tried These 4 Strategies?
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Here are four ways to help you rid your life of stress in the long run.

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“Work Won’t Remember That Weekend You Didn’t Give It. Friends Will.”
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On this Memorial Day long weekend, did you end up working? Entrepreneur Naomi Simson has a nice reminder for the workaholics about striking that work-life balance and getting your priorities in order with a simple quote:

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5 Reason Why Having Less Gives You Freedom
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Although it didn’€™t feel like it at the time, it was the best thing I’d ever done. I found out that having less meant a freedom like no other and here are a few reasons why¦.

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