Ericka Jenkins, PHR

91 Flips | 7 Magazines | 5 Likes | 17 Following | 13 Followers | @erickajinx | I'm an pychologist in my head but HR manager in real life. Oh, I also cook, paint, and do yoga.

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Bright new breakfast ideas to start the day with a bounce

Eggs and greens, roast tomatoes with labneh, pear and berry compôte and even a smoothie - try these fresh ideas to supercharge your mornings<p>It is 7am and people are starting to tweet pictures of their breakfasts. As I find it hard to focus at that hour I wouldn't dream of photographing my brekkie, …

Love Yourself More: 5 Rules for Breaking Old Patterns & Getting Un-Stuck.

We all have moments of feeling stuck and unhappy.<p>We get stuck in patterns of behavior, in relationships that are no longer serving us, in crappy jobs …

Why Remembering Makes Us Forget

In the movie <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>, a doctor uses a technology to track and erase targeted memories in peoples’ brains. His patients mainly want to forget about painful relationships, which requires purging every memory remnant linked to the relationship. Once the purge is complete, …

5 Reasons Why You’re Not Broken

Man looking outsideYou are the only person qualified to be you. So why are you spending so much of your time and energy trying to improve, enhance, …

Spirituality

Feeling Intense Emotions like Depression Doesn’t Necessarily Mean You're Crazy, It Means You're Human.

“The thing about people who are truly and malignantly crazy: their real genius is for making the people around them think they themselves are crazy. …

The State of Yoga in America: Why There's Less Mat Space in Your Studio

Does your studio feel a little more cramped these days? It seems like everyone is practicing yoga, and meditation is quickly gaining just as much …

Yoga

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Worker commits suicide after employer’s ‘Walk of Shame’

Is subjecting workers who steal from your company to humiliation in lieu of pressing charges a reasonable action to take? Not according to the mother …

Los Angeles

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

Some Thoughts on Hope, Cynicism, and the Stories We Tell Ourselves

To live with sincerity in our culture of cynicism is a difficult dance — one that comes easily only to the very young and the very old. The rest of us are left to tussle with two polarizing forces ripping the psyche asunder by beckoning to it from opposite directions — critical thinking and …

4 Yoga Poses To Boost Immunity

Flu season is in full swing and there is never a good time to get sick in New York City (or anywhere for that matter!), as we juggle multiple …

Yoga

Study: Emoji Users Have More Sex, Better Orgasms

Emoji: You either love them or hate them. But it's a little bit better if you love them, a new study has found. That's because single people who use …

Tinder Is Dead

Last Monday, on the night of the blizzard that talked a big talk but then never came, I was batting around an idea, one of many that had to do with …

Relationships

Meditation May Stop Your Brain From Withering Away

Scientists have uncovered yet another perk of meditation.<p>It seems we can barely go a week without hearing about some new virtue of mindfulness meditation. It’s as though the universe is trying to tell us something: <i>That vow you made to yourself to start meditating more (or at all)? You should stop</i> …

The Habit Of Being Content

Natural Law (Part 2): Spending Our Spiritual Currency Wisely<p>Published<p>23 hours ago<p>on<p>August 3, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>According to Mark Passio, There …

HR Daily Advisor

Category: HR Hero Line<p>HR best practices, employment law tips, news and analysis, Q&As, and lessons learned from the courtroom.<p>by Allison Gusmus …

When You Want to Make a Change but Feel Confused & Scared

<b>“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”</b> <b>~Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>Have you ever had an inner knowing that it was time to make …

How to Recover When Stress Starts to Build Up

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>It was my first year of graduate school and my professor was standing at the front of the room. He was telling our class about a mistake he made years before.<p>About a decade earlier, my professor had been one of the senior executives at Sears, Roebuck …

Productivity

The Science Of Dealing With People You Hate

Raise your hand if you've gotten stuck chatting with someone you hate at a holiday party recently. Whether it's a drunk close-talker or a very vocal …

25 Tips For Stepping Up Your HR Career in 2017…

<i>by Alan Collins</i><b>It’s that time again.</b>2017 is NOW upon us.Now is the time to DECIDE what you want to accomplish in the New Year.Yes, right now.But you …

Social Media

12 Elements of Emotional Intelligence

August 18, 2010<p><i>How is your emotional intelligence?</i><p>The Elements of Emotional Intelligence<p>Intellect and emotional intelligence are very different …

CAPE TOWN VOTED SECOND BEST BEACH CITY IN THE WORLD

Cape Town has scooped up yet another accolade, this time from <i>National Geographic</i>. Our city is in the #2 spot on the publication’s list of the top 10 …

Top 10 day trips out of Barcelona

You could spend weeks in Barcelona and never run out of places to see, things to do, food to try and bars to hop.<p>But for a taste of Catalan life beyond the metropolis – or simply for a change of pace – you can choose between mountains, beaches and pretty little towns, all just a short ride …

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Speedboat

The 100 most romantic restaurants in the US, according to OpenTable

OpenTable sorted through more than five million restaurant reviews from over 20,000 restaurants across the country to compile their list of the the most romantic restaurants in America.<p>American, French, and Italian spots dominated the list, with fondue restaurants making a strong appearance as well.<p>…

North Carolina