Articles about Health

Creativity

WTRMLN WTR cofounder on the magic of working with Beyonce

OK so pretty much anything Beyonce touches tends to turn to gold, but that doesn't mean you can completely slack off once she likes your product. That is exactly what WTRMLN WTR Co-Founders Jody Levy and Harlan Berger have done as even though they got the Beyonce nod of approval early on with their company, they have continued to build and innovate to keep their product a hot commodity.

The Whole Human

17 quarter-life crises everyone has (or will experience)

Quarter-life crises come in many forms, big and small, but we bet you’ve experienced or will experience the seventeen life events below. Unfortunately, they hit you in the face like a Mack Truck. Just remember: They won’t quite kill you, but they’ll teach you some hard-earned lessons.

How to reach 10,000 steps a day, even when you work long hours

If you’re into health and wellbeing, you’ve no doubt come across the argument for the positive benefits of walking 10,000 steps a day. With the increasing popularity of wearable fitness trackers, it’s a concept that’s as relevant as ever. However, with many of us working in sedentary jobs, it can be a struggle to hit this goal. So, the wellbeing experts at CABA have worked with us on an article revealing how to achieve those 10,000 steps a day.

Mental Health

How to talk about therapy in the workplace

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness month, take the advice of Los Angeles-based psychologist Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D., on how to bring up this all-too-important discussion with your higher-ups.

entrepreneurs

What the cofounder of this hot startup looks for in potential hires

Ladders spoke with LOLA cofounder Alexandra Friedman about collaboration, what she looks for when hiring, and being a cofounder, and mother.

The Whole Human

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

You can impact your brain function and cognitive abilities by making simple tweaks here and there to your daily routine.

Health

Yes, it’s possible to stay fit when you work weird hours

Yes, it is possible to stay fit when you work weird hours. It might take a little more focus and dedication than a nine-to-fiver needs, but hey, if you want it badly enough, you’ll make it happen. So let’s look outside the confines of the local gym and its crappy hours of operation and find how fitness can become a daily part of your routine again.

The Whole Human

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Many of the greats embraced the concept of “Amor Fati.” To not only accept everything that life brings you, good or bad, but to love it. To embrace it. To revel in it. Every single bit of your life. Yes, even the truly horrible, awful, regrettable, don’t-ever-want-to-think-about-it-again moments.

Health

How to make your allergies more bearable at work

For those of us afflicted with seasonal allergies, springtime not only gifts us with rain showers and bright flowers but also with presents that we would rather return to sender. We may be walking around the office with itchy eyes, runny noses, and stuffy lungs that are distracting us from getting any work done.

News

Going to a sauna can lower your risk of stroke by 60%

We already know that being healthy means eating more greens, sleeping longer, and working out more, but a new study found that there's one unexpected way we can boost our health — going to a sauna.

Office Life

My coworkers did the nicest thing ever for me and it saved my life

My husband was in the throes of long-term unemployment; we had already foreclosed on our home and moved into a scary neighborhood that I could afford on my pathetic but steady salary. Then I lost my job. Welcome to the Great Recession.

News

Survey: Americans are way more anxious than last year

If you keep waking up in cold sweats, if you cannot stop worrying about your future, know that at least you are not alone. Americans have one common trait that's growing to define them — their anxiety.

Health

These are the 47 unhealthiest jobs in the United States

Some jobs intrinsically have more health risks than others. Read on to find out which jobs have the most potential to damage your health.

The Whole Human

How self-improvement apps can shape your future self

The mission of self-improvement apps is to persuade people to take real-life actions that lead to long-term behavior change and ultimately shape how they live their lives.

wellness

What to avoid if you don’t want to get sick (again) this spring

While we can't promise that you won't get sick again at some point in the near future, here's what to avoid on your commute when you finally claw your way back to the office.

News

Taking just one photo a day can improve your mood

A photo a day can keep the blues away. That's according to a new study published in Health that found that posting a daily photo online could boost your well-being.

Humor

What horrible thing was reheated in the microwave? An investigation

To fully understand the atrocity committed in the employee break room on Tuesday you must first immerse your senses.

News

The 10 states where you will have the most fun outside of work

Work hard, play hard. However, depending on what state you live in it may be easier to play a little harder outside of work. Personal finance site WalletHub looked at all the states and ranked them for fun levels depending on factors including movie costs to accessibility of national parks to casinos per capita.

The Whole Human

How to be your own best friend

Being your own person is mostly about trying to dig yourself out of the cycle of negativity that affects us all. If you’re not sure how to start the process, call your best friend — or better yet, just ask yourself.

The Whole Human

These 3 habits can completely transform your confidence

Most people misunderstand confidence. They think that people are just naturally confident. This is false. People who have unearned levels of self-esteem of self-worth are arrogant, not confident. Confidence is a skill like any other. It must be acquired.

News

Tired at work for no reason? You could have ‘social jet lag’

If you're tired at work for no reason, it may not be because you stayed up too late, but because your internal clock is hardwired differently.

News

Why standing up at work can make you smarter

Do you get all your best ideas after a walk? Thinking on your feet is now backed by science as a way to make your brain smarter.

The Whole Human

This is why you should write a career mantra

Mantras aren't just for life coaches or yogis. Here’s how to write one that will keep your career on track. It just takes three simple steps — no yoga or weird voodoo rituals necessary.

Health

Doing this one thing may help you not get sick at work

We've made it through winter, but that doesn't mean there are still plenty of colds and other bugs going around just waiting for you. So how can you try to remain healthy this spring and summer? A new study provides some actually rather counterintuitive advice.

Work-Life Balance

After-work anxiety: Why we get stressed when we get home

Sometimes work is so busy that we don’t realize how stressed we are until we get home. Here's what to know so you can do something about it.