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Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need

It isn't money, success, or power. It's something more basic and rewarding.<p>In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George …

Happiness

How to Make Learning More Automatic

The new year is here, and for many of us, that means resolutions. At work, it often translates into a vague desire to broaden our horizons or learn new things. But to really make consistent progress, we need to make learning a habit. Habits are freeing because they save us from the difficult, …

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30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Women's Health

A former Googler reveals a 6-second exercise that anyone can use before a stressful situation

Before every meeting, Karen May, Google's vice president of people development, recharges by taking one "<b>mindful breath</b>."<p>Tan is somewhat of a mindfulness guru himself. Before retiring from Google in October 2015, he taught a hugely popular mindfulness meditation course called "Search Inside …

Yoga for Your Thyroid

Did you know that improving your thyroid function may be as simple as a few yoga postures? Like all parts of your body, your thyroid is only as healthy as its blood supply. Yoga postures can compress the thyroid and the surrounding lymphatic tissues to squeeze out the blood and intracellular …

What We Learned About Management in 2015, in 25 Charts and Graphics

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Labor Economics

Was Peter Drucker Wrong? The Modern Purpose Of A Brand

One month ago I found myself sitting in a room with about 50 attendees for Wharton’s 2nd Annual Customer Centricity Event and there was a panel discussing the purpose of the brand. It was moderated by Wharton’s Professor Peter Fader, author of <i>Customer Centricity: Focus On The Right Customers For</i> …

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10 Essential Habits of Highly Optimistic and Positive People: Lessons for 2016

Fortunately, optimism is a learned trait. From pruning social media to recording good things that happened, here are practical strategies to be more positive in 2016.<p>My top resolution for 2016? Become more optimistic--because as the saying goes, "perpetual optimism is a force multiplier." Put …

Happiness

Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness

When was the last time you sat quietly at your desk and did nothing but think? How would you react if you observed a peer, employee, or manager doing so? Encouraging employees to slow down to focus on the present can seem at odds with a corporate culture of speed and goal attainment. But in today’s …

Mindfulness

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

A novel immunotherapy drug is credited for successfully treating former President Jimmy Carter's advanced melanoma. Instead of killing cancer cells, these drugs boost the patient's immune system, which does the job instead.<p>Immunotherapy is cutting-edge cancer treatment, but the idea dates back more …

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4 TED Talks to Help You Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Former West Coast Editor<p><i>This article orginally published Dec. 28, 2015.</i><p>Stress is a killer. To say that it can ultimately do you in is no exaggeration. Experienced chronically, stress wears and tears at your body -- weakening the immune system, increasing blood pressure and even triggering heart …

TED Talks

The 3 Biggest Leadership Ideas You Need to Know About in 2016

Your company's culture is getting younger and more democratic. And the information you used to share on a need-to-know basis is getting harder to hide. Here's what leaders need to know at a time like this.<p>Some principles of great leadership never change--but others do, in response to evolving …

Leadership

11 Daily Habits to Add to Your Routine This Year

There's no better time than the start of a fresh year to nix bad habits.<p>When you're always in "go mode," it can be easy to slip into old habits that may not be conducive to growing yourself or your business.<p>But the easiest way to reinforce better behavior is to adopt new habits to replace the …

Time Management

The Single Leadership Trait That Adds the Most Value to Companies

One of the great compliments you can get from your employees or from those who are following you is "I knew you'd say that."<p><i>What is the single most important leadership quality? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Love Myself

This Science-Backed Trick Can Unlock Your Creativity In Just 5 Minutes

Get those creative juices flowing.<p><i>This excerpt is from the new book Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, by psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman and HuffPost Senior Writer Carolyn Gregoire.</i><p>There’s one rather simple and prosaic way to tap into your deepest creativity and …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

This psychological phenomenon explains why you can spend all day at work without getting anything done

How is it possible that you spent eight (or more) hours at your desk, didn't even goof off on Facebook, and <i>still</i> made no progress on the day's goals?<p>Perhaps the problem is less a lack of conscientiousness and more that you're losing sight of your top priorities. Instead of organizing your workday …

How to create shopping lists, to-dos and other checklists in Notes app

A much-improved Notes application is one of my favorite features of iOS and macOS. With it, you can now draw sketches with your finger, enrich your …

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Healthyish Recipes, Food Trends & News | Healthyish

essay<p>Before they dig in, the Dominican Sisters of Hope thank God but they also thank the growers, the pickers, the transporters, the recipe writers...<p>obsession<p>What's super flavorful, surprisingly versatile, and can provide a myriad of health benefits?<p>home cooking<p>They're a quick and crowd-pleasing …

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The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

No Gear Here

Get a total-body workout, totally sans gear. Do these body-weight moves twice a week, completing the recommended sets and reps with perfect form.<p><b>Pushups are proof positive</b> that gravity makes your body one hell of a workout tool. Which is fan-freakin'-tastic, because getting to the gym--or even …

Work Out at Home

No gym? No problem. For this total-body workout, all you need to get super-fit is your own body--it provides enough resistance to sculpt a lean, sexy physique<p>The secret to scoring a slim and sexy body with a home workout? Engage as many muscles as possible while quickly moving from one exercise to …

7 Strength Moves Runners Should Do

Improve your running game by adding these resistance moves to your training regimen<p>Surprise—there’s more to running well than just putting one foot in front of the other. With a regular strength-training routine, you’ll build muscle to make you leaner, more powerful, and less prone to injury. (And, …

The 10-Minute Total-Body Toning Circuit

You definitely have time for this heart-pumping workout<p>Each of these exercises works multiple muscle groups for an efficient total-body routine, with some extra emphasis on the upper thighs, an area some people want to give a little more love. To increase the cardio burn, do as many reps as you can …

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BC Ferries eliminates free fares for seniors, considers slot machines on busy routes

BC Ferries passengers face service cuts, fare increases for seniors and the lure of slot machines under a series of measures proposed by the provincial government as the corporation teeters on the tipping point of affordability.<p>The changes announced by Transportation Minister Todd Stone will mean …

Islanders feeling the pinch of B.C.’s skyrocketing ferry fees

Forgive Paul Ryan for developing a bit of a complex. While he has lived in B.C. for decades, increasingly he is wondering why he and others who chose to live on the Gulf Islands are treated differently than those living elsewhere in the province.<p>"It's not fair," Mr. Ryan said over the phone the …

BC Ferries to claw back bonuses and reduce services

Hundreds of senior managers and nine executives at BC Ferries will get to keep their pay packages, but with greater strings attached, the corporation announced Wednesday, hours before the Transportation Minister announced some routes will be cut.<p>The changes mean the bonuses paid to executives and …

Five builders competing for contract to build three LNG-powered ships for BC Ferries

Five ship-building firms, including Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver, are in the running to build three liquefied natural gas ships for BC Ferries.<p>A request for proposals has been issued to the pre-qualified shipyards in Vancouver, Norway, Germany, Poland and Turkey to build two vessels capable of …

Orange and Ginger Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Orange and Ginger Spiced Cranberry Sauce<p>Yield: 2 cups<p>Prep Time: 5 minutes<p>Cook Time: 20 minutes<p>Total Time: 25 minutes<p><i>Homemade cranberry sauce is crazy</i> …