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5 Ways to Handle Depression in the Workplace

If you’ve suffered through a bout of depression as a working adult, you’re hardly alone. Around 18.8 million American adults—or around 9.5 percent of …

Mindfulness therapies can help people suffering from depression avoid relapse, study finds

Mindfulness can help control depression, the biggest ever review of the practice has shown.Recovering patients using the technique were nearly a …

Depression

Winter Driving 101 (or how to drive in Chicago without being a jackass)

<b>Keep all of your fluids topped off.</b> Winter is no time to run out of windshield washer fluid. Keep yours full and keep an extra gallon of it in your …

Crowdfunding Site Fundly Merges With Charity-Software Firm

Software provider NonProfitEasy has acquired Fundly, a crowdfunding platform popular with charities, <i>Forbes</i> reports, terming the union a signal of …

Philanthropy

How to Use Data to Advance Fundraising

Charities have a wealth of information about donors, and a growing number of organizations are using data analytics to determine which supporters are …

Philanthropy

5 Ways To Tap Into The Power Of Blogging

Blogging has quickly emerged as a powerful resource to make a strong income. Before 2000, if you heard the word blog, you would have no idea what …

Marketing

Blogging Can Be A Profitable Passion

Blogging is the cover story of the July/August 2015 issue of <i>The Costco Connection</i>, with a slant towards what I call passion bloggers. I’ve written …

12 Essential Blogging Tools

Whether you're a pro- or newbie- blogger, there are always new tools popping into the blog-o-sphere that can make a huge difference in your online writing strategy. And then there are the tried and true methods that are simply a must.<p>Here's a go-to list of essential blogging tools that you should …

Chicago Timelapse Project, Windy City Nights II

What's your story? I want to know and share it

Everyone has a story to tell and everyone's story is unique and intriguing. It's about what makes us who we are and what makes us tick.<p>By reading …

Social Media

S1:E9 Jennifer Dubowsky, Chicago Acupuncturist and Blogger - Next Game Changer

On the Shores of the Great Lakes

Change Your Life With the 30-Day Thank You Challenge

If you are looking for a way to boost your happiness, health and relationships with one simple practice, the answer to your search is this: <b>Gratitude</b>. Studies have shown that cultivating an attitude of thankfulness in your life correlates with well-being, strengthened relationships with romantic …

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Detroit Man Who Walks 21 Miles a Day to Work 'So Grateful' More Than $149,000 Is Raised for Him

When James Robertson’s 1988 Honda Accord broke down a decade ago, the Detroit man didn’t just go out and buy a new one.<p>Instead, Robertson, who makes …

Commuting

Being Mindful About Mindfulness

Can we be more mindful about mindfulness?<p>Practicing mindfulness can sharpen attention, improve health and increase productivity. However, as mindfulness spreads into more and more areas of modern life, some advocates of the practice are concerned that it is being separated from ethics.<p>At the recent …

10 Ways We Can Be Kinder To One Another

We live in a world that has so many good people who do amazing things for others. As we all know too well, we also live in a world of darkness and pure evil. Witness: the recent murder of 12 people who worked for a magazine in Paris, the killing of two New York police officers, the execution of …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

How A Skeptic Learned To Love Meditation

Fancy feeling happy in 2015? Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC's Nightline, has written a book called <i>10% Happier</i>. He shares with NPR's Rachel Martin the reasons that drove him to write a self-help book.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>With the flu-ridden dark days of winter upon us, here's a prescription …

The One Question That Will Revolutionize Your New Year's Resolutions

Even with a trail of many years' worth of failed New Years' resolutions behind us, each January, most of us look forward to a fresh start and an opportunity to set important goals for ourselves.<p>"We feel there is a need to change in the new year," positive psychologist Dr. Gabriele Oettingen, author …

5 Things People With Hefty Savings Don't Do

<i>A counterintuitive way to look at building up your vacation fund, and more tricks you can steal from those with big bank accounts.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p><b>They Don't Save for Their Vacations</b><p>Daydreaming about the trip you want to take to the Bahamas in March may provide great motivation for socking away …

How A 2-Minute Exercise Can Redirect Your Brain Toward Happiness (VIDEO)

Feeling down? A bad mood can be tough enough to break, but when you feel as if your entire life has hit a rough patch, it can be impossible to see the proverbial "bright side."<p>Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor has spent years studying the topic and says that there are two simple …

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Relationships Matter: The Importance of Social Intelligence

The only way to gain power in a world that is moving too fast is to learn to slow down. And the only way to spread one's influence wide to learn how to go deep. The world we want for ourselves and our children will not emerge from electronic speed but rather from a spiritual stillness that takes …

23 Incredible Benefits Of Getting More Sleep

We're always on the lookout for ways to transform our lives, but sometimes we forget that -- along with exercise -- there's another miracle drug within our control: sleep.<p>Read more on Business Insider

There's Nothing Selfish About Suicide

I am a survivor of suicide.<p>I don't talk about it a lot these days, as I've reached the point where it feels like a lifetime ago. Healing was a long and grief-stricken process. There were times when I felt very alone in my grief and there were times when I felt lost and confused. The trouble with …

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Even If You Sleep With a Blanket Hog!)

<i>By Ravelle Worthington</i>, SELF<p>In a perfect world we'd all share a blissful night's sleep with our significant other. But between your tossing and turning and his snoring, the struggle is real -- leading about 25 percent of couples to sleep in separate rooms.<p>While this can be an effective solution, …

Sanity-Saving Secrets For Caring For Your Aging Parents

<b>Your Starter Kit</b><p>Three questions to ask your parents right now.<p>1. Do you have a living will? Roughly 72 percent of seniors have advance directives specifying end-of-life medical wishes, according to a recent study funded by the National Institute on Aging. Make sure your parents are among them. …

Questions to ask (and avoid) when interviewing for a job

The success or failure of a job interview doesn't rest solely with the answers you give the hiring manager. The questions you ask can also speak …