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Housebound in Retirement: 20 Ways to Live a Richer Life

Retirement doesn’t have to mean sitting in front of a television day after day, even if a retiree is housebound. On average, people who are currently …

Retirement

How to Make Playlists for Your iPhone or iPad

Want to bring all your favorite songs together in one place? You can cook up playlists for your favorite music and other content in iTunes or on your …

Playlist

When you write your will, don’t mess this up

Two chores that most people gladly put off: The first is writing a will—and the second is updating it to reflect changed circumstances. Either way, …

Retirement

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now five major services offer live TV steamed over …

The 8 Pieces of Career Advice That Helped Shape A Career I Now Love

“Your job is to meet as many people as you can.” — First Mentor<p>When I think about how I recently won the fight for finding work I love, I cannot …

Lemon Vinaigrette

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — May 19, 2018<p>This <b>lemon vinaigrette</b> is a staple dressing recipe and instantly brightens any salad or plate of veggies. …

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

6 things the most organized people do every day

Your life is busy. Work-life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Time Management

How Managers Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time

Is it possible to be a high-standards, results-driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work-with team? Many people would contend that doing either of these things well makes it almost impossible to succeed at the other. And yet our examination of 360-degree assessment data …

Employee Engagement

These 11 Inactions Will Kill Your Reputation as a Leader

For every action, there's a reaction. But for the leader's 11 worst inactions, there's a chain reaction--of undesirable consequences.<p>As a leader, you don't want to be defined by the things you <i>didn't</i> do.<p>Unfortunately, there's plenty of Monday morning quarterbacks who will take pot shots at you for …

Leadership

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

Self-help

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Five Ways Mindfulness Will Launch Your Career

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

Mindfulness

5 Ways Customer Journey Mapping Can Transform Your Business Right Now

Customer journey mapping is a technique that is growing in popularity, not only with customer experience (CX) professionals, but also within …

How To Fight If Your Marriage Matters

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we also want the floor to discuss EVERY conflict with our partner; every one of their 617 boneheaded mistakes. After all, we are an "expert" analyst of …

4 critical (and common!) 401(k) mistakes to avoid

Relatively few workers in America have pensions these days, so it's increasingly up to the workers to provide for their own retirements. Employers help to some degree, often by providing workplace-based retirement accounts, such as 401(k)s. It's great to have a 401(k), but that's not enough. You …

Retirement

Something just killed 120K endangered antelopes

(NEWSER) – An already critically endangered species has been driven even further to the brink after an insane population decline compounded by the fact that scientists are at a loss to explain it. Initially, scientists weren’t too perturbed to hear some saigas—a type of antelope that inhabits …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Social Media

Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader

After months of effort, you finally land the promotion you’ve had your eyes on. On paper, it’s your dream job: You have a bigger team under you, more exciting responsibilities, a direct line of communication to the big boss, a salary that’s<i>actually</i> competitive, and of course, the highly anticipated …

Leadership

10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

By Laura Shin <br>It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says …

10 Rules to Make Your Relationship Last

For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, what is it that makes a marriage last (and last)? To answer this age-old question, family sociologist …

Relationships

How To Interview Your Next Boss

We tend to think that a job interview is like an audition. We think “I hope they like me!” That’s exactly the wrong mindset to bring to a job interview.<p>Who cares if they like you, if the job isn’t right for you? We spend all our mental and emotional energy at a job interview trying to be the …

Fidelity issues new retirement savings guidelines

Fidelity now suggests that workers save at least eight times their final salary in order to meet basic income needs in retirement.<p>Fidelity …