Carin Mournighan

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Why we can no longer separate work from life (and shouldn’t)

“Work creep” is often portrayed as hazardous to our health.<p>The average workweek for a full-time employee in the US is 47 hours, according to a Gallup poll, and, according to another study, 40% of US employees work on weekends at least once a month. This has led to concerns that professionals are …

Scientists have created a concrete roof that generates solar power

Sunny Outlook<p>Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have developed a new form of ultra-thin, curved roofing that’s …

Clean Energy

Your Wants Are Out of Control

Very few admit to being materialistic; if they do it’s said that they are only on occasion. The term carries with it visions of wealthy men and women …

Vintage

By age 3, inequality is clear: Rich kids attend school. Poor kids stay with a grandparent

Limos and nannies drop off 3- and 4-year-olds every weekday morning at New York City's most exclusive preschools. Tuition is more than $30,000 a year. The schools boast that young kids learn French, Chinese, violin, yoga and robotics — all before kindergarten.<p>Just a few subway stops away in the …

If you’re stressed, new study says to think of yourself as someone else

To put your problems in perspective, it helps to give yourself some objective distance.<p>But when our problems only exist in our heads, stepping back …

RPGs

When cheap means dangerous: 5 things you should never do to save money

Saving money and spending less are both great goals, but <i>too</i> much of a good thing can actually end up backfiring on you. If you're compromising on the …

The Moral Meat Market

Between June and September of 2015, an undercover PETA investigation documented how Sweet Stem Farm, a Pennsylvania hog operation, treats its …

Paid leave is good for babies, women, families, businesses and America. Here’s why

In a<p>perfectbetter world, new American parents would be able to take paid parental leave to recover from childbirth, bond with their babies and find …

32 Magical Skin Care Products That Just Might Change Your Life

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This Mom Nails Why Teaching Girls To Dress 'Modestly' Is Bullsh*t

Mom and popular blogger says she won’t teach her daughters to dress modestly<p>When was the first time your clothes were criticized? Were you a young …

Parenting

The Perfect Morning Ritual, According to Science

Even if you're not a morning person.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point …

Happiness

Why “Go Outside” Are the Two Most Important Words a Dad Can Say

Steal this Nobel Prize-winner’s brilliant approach to work-life balance right now

Writer Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize in 1993, and she worked hard to get there, starting by cleaning houses when she was a child. The experience …

Work-life Balance

Will Donald Trump Ever Say the Words ‘White Supremacist Terrorism’?

POTUS loved whacking Hillary for not saying ‘Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.’ But how come when white people commit terror, suddenly Trump’s tongue …

Three Jobs Business Leaders Should Never Delegate

Delegation is critical for business leaders to achieve work-life balance, but there are some responsibilities that shouldn’t be assigned to someone else. It’s not always easy to determine which commitments you should retain to keep the business running smoothly or preserve your peace of mind and …

Small Business

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

Time Management

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

This is the conclusion from decades of Gallup data and interviews with 25 million employees. But companies still keep getting it wrong.<p>In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of …

Employee Engagement

73 percent of sunscreens don't work

The Environmental Working Group's 11th annual sunscreen guide rates the safety and efficacy of more than 1,400 products.<p>I recently took a trip to …

FDA

5 types of imposter syndrome and how to battle each one

This psychological phenomenon, known as impostor syndrome, reflects a belief that you're an inadequate and incompetent failure despite evidence that indicates you're skilled and quite successful.<p>In short, it's a hot mess of harmfulness. It can also take various forms, depending on a person's …

The Dream Job Is a Myth. Focus Instead on Living Your Best Life.

You find your true calling by explore opportunities for happiness and growth.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're told to follow our dreams, pursue our passions and be extraordinary. But what if we haven't yet figured out what we're meant to do?<p>We millennials …

Happiness

The One Beauty Product You Should Stop Using Before Bed, According To A Dermatologist

It's safe to say we're living in the age of hydration. Everywhere you turn, there's a skincare product that promises it will banish dry skin patches, …

Lucy Hale Reveals Her Skincare Routine For Combatting Cystic Acne

Skin fix.<p>Take a look at Lucy Hale on the silver screen, and you’d never in a million years guess that the <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> actress has had her fair share of struggles with cystic acne, considering her skin <i>always</i> manages to look absolutely flawless. Coincidentally though, Lucy started dealing with …

11 Products Beauty Pros Really Want You To Stop Using

Not all beauty products are created equal, or let's be real, even remotely equal. Some face washes leave your skin positively dewy, while others leave it feeling more like old sandpaper. One shampoo may make your hair look lush and shiny—another, well, you get the picture. And most of time, you …

10 Quick Joy Fixes for Weary Working Moms

In the hustle-bustle of working and raising kids, many parents start to feel exhausted, guilty, stressed or worn-out. Here are a few ways parents can …

Parenting

45 Perfect Midlength Blonde Hairstyles to Show Your Stylist

Got that hair colour appointment booked, but looking for the perfect inspiration photo to show your stylist? We've got you covered. The skills of …

Hair

The Only Easy, Minimalist Makeup Tutorial You Need for Spring

It requires no more than eight products.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial"</i> …

Tutorials

5 Blush Mistakes You're Making That Are Aging You

Blush is an easy way to freshen up your complexion. Adding a little blush to the apples of your cheeks can make your skin look more youthful. …

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