Articles about The Whole Human


How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Understand what’s really driving your behavior and you can really fix your life. Three secrets from neuroscience can help.

Parents at Work

Here are the top 4 companies for working parents

Fortune and Great Place to Work released their list of the top 50 companies for parents who work, plus other research, showing how they benefit employees.


8 lessons you’ll learn if you quit your job to travel

Eight digital nomads share what they learned from quitting their jobs to travel the globe — and how it might be a possibility for you, too.

New Year

12 New Year’s resolutions backed by science that could actually work

Intentions are easy; following through is hard. Here are 12 ideas for resolutions — backed by science — that might actually work.


Top 6 secrets to making emotionally intelligent friendships

How do you increase emotional intimacy and build emotionally intelligent friendships? It comes down to six steps. Let’s get to it.

New Year

5 ways to reinvent your professional life in 2018

Before kicking yourself into high gear again in 2018, it's worth taking the time to think about what you need to do to reinvent your professional life.


Here’s why chasing fun will help your career

if you don’t play you become boring. It's time to chase fun. Here is a guide to help you reinvigorate your life and get it back on the fun track.


This is how to worry productively

Here's the science of how to manage your inner worrywart and use it as a productive force for good. Just follow these tips.


Here’s how to use mindfulness to make better decisions

Psychologists took mindfulness and science-tized it and called it Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT for short. Here's how it can help you.

Office Life

How to show compassion to coworkers having a rough holiday season

For some of us, the holiday season is not the most wonderful time of the year. Instead of tiptoeing around the subject, here's how to show compassion.


These are the 8 friends you need to be happy in life

These are the 8 friends you need to be happy in life.


Three scientifically proven ways to make a habit stick

There are everyday, scientifically proven actions you can take to make sure your New Years resolutions stick into a habit.

Science of Work

This is what the most successful people do before bed every night

Before going to bed, there's a nightly ritual that successful business leaders like Arianna Huffington, Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg do to prepare.


This simple, surprising mental trick will improve your life, according to Steve Jobs

This surprising and underutilized approach to your success will set you apart from the pack.


Caring less about your work is healthy. Here’s how to do it right.

To do our best work, we need to learn to let go of our charged emotions around our performance and productivity. Here's how to do it right.


This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

The top 4 secrets to recovering from tragedy.


4 ways to deal in the office when an outside crisis is all you can think about

We've all been there: Some sort of crisis outside of work occurs, and it gets in the way of your job. Here's how to cope when unrest at home takes its toll.


Here’s how to describe what you do when your relatives ask you this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving: A time for turkey, and loads of questions from family about what you're actually doing with your life. Here's how to describe what you do.


3 lessons on how to use vulnerability in your career from Brené Brown

Researcher Dr. Brené Brown has found that the key to success in any area of your life is to find the courage to be imperfect.


4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do

These are some strong indicators you’re speeding toward career burnout, and how to fix the problem before it's too late.


Here’s how to keep your quarter-life crisis from breaking you down

The quarter-life crisis is real. Here's what to do if you find yourself in one, and steps to take to avoid it altogether.


4 irrational fears all professionals have

Here are four incredibly common fears all working professionals have — and how to nix ‘them. It is possible if you do it right.


This is why Americans suffer from vacation deprivation

Among more than 30,000 employed adults surveyed in 30 nations, 43% of American workers claim they don’t take office getaways because of their "budget."


Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done

Become a productivity ninja in five easy steps.


Here are the top holiday work stressors and how to handle them

With Thanksgiving around the corner, the holidays are the perfect time to relax and indulge — but that doesn’t always make for smooth sailing at work.