Articles about Wellness

Productivity

Eliminate failure with mental simulations

The pain of failing is a result of a poor match between our subjective preferences and the objective reality. It’s not an easy thing to deal with.

The Whole Human

This is the antidote to failure

When we react to failure with shame or anger, two things happen: First, we forego a learning opportunity. Second, we empower it.

Morning Routine

Workers in this industry take the longest to get ready for work in the morning

According to a new survey from Best Mattress Brand of over 1,000 people, those who worked for the government took the longest to get ready at 42 minutes.

Mental Health

3 ways to stay calm when you’re anxious about a big career opportunity

You truly deserve the new opportunity that's coming your way, but how you feel won't change until you actually start believing it.

How To

3 ways to have a life when you spend hours commuting daily

There are things you can do to do improve your off-hours when traveling to and from the office takes up too much of your time.

Health

Why you keep waking up covered in sweat

It could be cancer. It could be spicy food. But there could be another reason you get the night sweats when you're sleeping.

Leadership

Emerging leader spotlight: Bank of America’s Lisa Bogart

This month we shine the Emerging Leader Spotlight on Lisa Bogart, Business Solutions Technology Manager with Bank of America.

The Whole Human

You can be a critic or a creator (but you have to choose one)

Which one would you rather be: the brave creator or the cowering critic? We live in an age when criticism is easy. It’s expected. But is it necessary?

Technology

Smartphone detoxing: An antidote to the age of brain drain

Starting today, make a deliberate choice to unplug. Remember, detoxing is a habit. It takes time to build new habits. Don’t aim for a radical change.

Confidence

3 ways self-sabotage is holding you back

Somewhere along the line, it was determined that self-sabotage is humorous. When we actually experience it, however, it can leave us feeling victimized.

The Whole Human

There are no ‘barriers to entry’ –  The only thing stopping you is you

No one is standing in your way. Remove the mental and emotional obstacles, and you’ll find yourself creating beautiful work.

The Commute

The states with the safest and most dangerous commutes

Commutes are a major part of our lives – we spend nearly 38,000 total hours driving – so, what are the best and worst states for drivers?

Travel

6 way to make the red-eye flight tolerable

If you’re rocking the red-eye, you may be worried about having a bummer of a time on that plane. But it doesn’t have to be tortuous.

Books

7 female CEOs share advice on how to surround yourself with supportive women

Whether it’s a working mom creating a revolutionary hands-free breast pump, a strong founder leading the #MeToo movement, or a woman working to change access to much-needed feminine products, the camaraderie and support of other females make a huge difference in the success of many amazing ideas and companies.

Parenting

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

What usually underlies bad behavior is how kids handle negative emotions. And this is something we rarely teach deliberately and almost never teach well.

News

More employees would pick natural light over childcare when it comes to work perks

We set our internal clocks to natural light. The study demonstrates that natural light is more of a basic need, less of a fun perk.

Retirement

The average social security benefit does not cover basic living expenses: A state-by-state look

This visualization signals an ugly truth: Social security, on its own, hardly affords anyone a decent standard of living.

The Whole Human

Jessica Alba’s self-confidence hack might surprise you

The actress and entrepreneur sat down with Arianna Huffington and spoke about self-confidence, handling rejection and learning from failure.

Vacation

6 reasons why a two-week vacation could be too long

"One of the biggest reasons not to take a two-week vacation is returning with a ton of stress because there is too much on your plate.

Motivation

15 things I believe: Updated late 2018

Here are biased, but mostly evidence-based, opinions on management and life as we approach the final quarter of the year.

Self-Help

5 excellent ways you can crush negative thoughts

Negative thoughts can slow down your business and personal goals. Here is how you can turn them around and make them work for you.

Humor

Key habits of the world’s top CEOs

What makes the world’s top CEOs so successful, rich and successful? This question is on the minds of every hungry entrepreneur in the world.

Motivation

The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)

As your WHY gets bigger, the HOW gets easier and begins taking care of itself. It's a beautiful way to live and can be applied to all levels of achievement.

News

Survey: 45% of employees have seen a colleague get harassed at work

42% of those say they didn't speak up about it and 46% of employees say the didn't report harassment for "fear of retaliation."

Mental Health

How to fit mindfulness meditation into a busy work day

Don't expect to be a mindfulness whiz right away. It takes practice, and the more you practice, the more centered you're bound to feel.