Tag Archives: work

Help for handling stress

August 21, 2013

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by Ada Porat — Are you getting your seven hours of free time a day? According to new research from Direct Line Insurance, seven hours — or six hours 59 minutes to be precise — is the minimum we need for a perfect work/life balance. The reality, of course, is a different matter. On average, […]

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The architecture of your life

September 15, 2012

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by Marlene Buffa —  In today’s society of cookie-cutter houses and manufactured homes, the concept of custom-designed residences faces extinction. We are complacently losing ourselves in the rhythmic waves of repetition amid a sea of conformity. In the face of our esteem’s wishful hunger, we thirst for personal expression that only individualism can quench. With […]

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Making powerful decisions

April 12, 2012

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by Ada Porat —  “Every option seems to have a down side. How do I know which is best? I just do not know what to do,” a friend recently complained. She was caught in a quandary. After losing a well-paying job and pounding the pavement for months to find another, an excellent opportunity came […]

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The song of your heart: What did you come here to do?

February 27, 2012

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by Stacey Badger —  Why have I come here? What was I born to do? The answers to these questions give meaning and purpose to life. The answers to these questions let us know that our lives have purpose and are not in vain. Many people have no idea what they want to do in […]

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Tips to stay satisfied in the workplace

February 25, 2012

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by Dawn M. Staszak —  There are plenty of books on the market that can advise us about how to find the right and perfect work. But what if we are already doing it? What if we are happy being an administrative assistant, accountant or marketing manager? What comes next? My answer is: We express […]

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Is your tween/teen suffering from nature deficit disorder?

February 23, 2012

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by Vanessa Chamberlain —  The signs and symptoms of nature deficit disorder (NDD) sound like checklists you have heard for other common diagnoses such as ADD/ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), LFT (low frustration-tolerance) and manic-depressive disorder (bipolar). In his 2005 book, Last Child in the Woods, author Richard Louv coined the term […]

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Homeopathic psychiatry: Low self-esteem

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Edward Gogek —  Kevin graduated with an MBA but was disappointed at work. He said, “I feel underutilized. They have given me a kid’s job, like my first job as a teenager. And I make less money than before my degree. I take pride in what I do, but I do not get […]

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