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News

Survey: This is the best city to retire in this year

New WalletHub data shows that Orlando, Florida is the best city to retire in this year, with a "total score" of 60.09 out of 100.

How To

Unmet goals: A meditation meltdown

We hear the hype all the time: “Ten minutes of meditation a day keeps the doctor away.”

The Whole Human

How to create a zen meditation space and improve your career at the same time

I hoped using meditation would lower stress and help me find a bit of peace in life — but I never expected it to have the impact it did on my career.

News

Study: The blue lights from our screens can blind us

Researchers at the University of Toledo in Ohio found that our blue-tinted screens are wrecking our eyes and accelerating our risk of blindness.

How To

What to do (and not do) when you’re unemployed

Unemployment can wreak havoc on your peace of mind and your finances. There are some steps you can take to try to limit that negative impact.

Morning Routine

Starbucks debuts its first protein-packed coffee

Starbucks has announced that it is introducing its new Protein Blended Cold Brew coffee in both an almond and cacao flavor.

Health

Exercising too much can be bad for your mental health

Logic would seem to be that the more you workout the more your mental health would be in shape (and maybe your biceps too.) However, that isn't necessarily how it works. 

Office Life

9 realistic work perks every employee would love

Happy staff is more likely to work harder and stay with your company, so it’s important to make sure you’re listening to what your employees want and responding appropriately

Sleep

Study says too much sleep could be worse for your health than getting too little

Is it possible that getting too much sleep can also be bad for your health? According to a new study, the answer is yes.

Life

13 Starbucks hacks you need to know

It’s worth looking into how to get more bang for our (Star)buck – here are 13 time, money, and calorie hacks for Starbucks.

Self-Help

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

To get the most out of life, you must learn to enjoy time alone. The benefits of solitude are too numerous to catalog, but here are some of the best.

Sleep

The states where people are pulling the most all-nighters … to stream TV

Nearly half (45%) of adults have pulled all-nighters in the last year to watch a TV show, with men being slightly more likely to do so than women.

Mental Health

What happens to your brain when you smile

We’ve all heard that smiling is good for you, but when having a bad temper, or just one of those days where you want to stick your head in the sand, it can seem like the last thing you would feel like doing. However, even though pouting and a bad-temper can be legitimate at times, research has shown that smiling will not only leave you feeling happier, but that it has a particularly positive health effect on both body and mind.

Work-Life Balance

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Here’s a list of ideas to inspire you to break out of your post-workday routine.

Mental Health

How to recharge at the airport while traveling solo

We can let the airport win and completely drain us, or we can adapt, recharge and change the typically trying experience into "me-time."

Self-Help

Why you should write an intimidation list

When was the last time you asked yourself, "What intimidates me?" It's important to reflect on yourself, your ambitions, your fears, your experiences.

News

Survey: This state has the greatest health care system in 2018

Your state's health care system plays a significant role in how you fare when you get sick – but if you live in a specific New England area, you're in luck.

Parenting

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Are video games like Fortnite harmful to kids? Parents need to understand why kids play and when to worry and when to relax.

The Future of Work

How ClassPass’s new app is a game changer for business travelers

With the tremendous rise of boutique fitness classes a few years ago ClassPass was a game changer with its subscription model for an array of all those great, but expensive workouts. Now with their latest investment round of $85 million led by Tamasek they have rolled out a new standalone app, which will be huge for business travelers who want to stay fit. 

Health

I went on a 30 day food cleanse – Here’s what I learned

Some discover food sensitivities they never knew they had after doing a food cleanse, while I embarked on mine to finally figure out exactly what had been bothering me for years.

Mental Health

Backpacking could do wonders for your career (and mental health)

Not only does backpacking do great things for your physical health as you are carrying extra weight around as you move but also for your mental health.

Age at Work

5 stereotypes about older workers debunked

We explored some of the views managers held about older workers. Here are five of the most common stereotypes, and how they can be challenged.

According to Science

The 5 most impactful findings from National Geographic’s ‘Science of Sleep’ issue

Our sleep shortage affects our economy, productivity, and our health. Here are 5 things we learned from this month’s cover story.

Health

Feeling sluggish? Drink some water

If you are having trouble concentrating, the cause may be a simple one — you need water. Even mild dehydration can have outsized effects on your brainpower.

Office Culture

What you need to drink in every work situation, according to an expert

Finding your drink for different work situations whether it be a business dinner, a networking cocktail party or even a happy hour where your manager is still in sight is very important.