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Making Your LinkedIn Profile Attractive to Employers

Linkedin is a network matching job seekers with employers, however there are times when some profiles aren't attractive employers. Read how to change …

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

Health

How to Love Your Work

New research on how to make good work relationships great and bad ones better. After all, you spend your life with these people.<p>Thirty-three years ago, Paul Ekman's newborn daughter, Eve—pink, naked, not one hour old—did something wonderful: She flashed her dad an undeniably authentic smile, the …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Daily Rituals by Mason Currey – review<p>…

Learning to Enjoy the Process and Stop Worrying About the Outcome

<b>“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you” ~John De Paula</b><p>Remember the Tasmanian Devil?<p>That crazed Loony Tunes cartoon …

How to boost collaboration at work: Sit at round tables

Pre-school teachers have been right all along: sitting in a circle is the best way to encourage sharing, even among 30- or 50-year old professionals.<p>The round table approach may work to foster collaboration for corporate boards, at workplace meetings or at restaurants, new research from two …

British Columbia

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Avoid Caffeine Before Interviews for Better Composure

While you may need your caffeine fix on most occasions, avoid coffee or any other drink with it before your next interview. Your adrenaline doesn't …

Coffee

Five Smart Financial Goals for 2014

This is the time of year when many people are thinking about setting goals for the upcoming year. Perhaps you would like to get in better shape, take up a new activity, stick to a tighter budget or save more for retirement. Many people shy away from New Year's resolutions, but setting concrete …

5 New Ways to Journal in the New Year

Are you, like me, someone who has always loved the romantic idea of journaling every day in a leather-bound diary that will be passed down through the generations? Or even relish the thought of the benefits positive psychology associates with keeping a gratitude journal on a daily basis?<p>And then …

Positive Thinking

Why You Shouldn't Pick Your Battles

Over the years, I heard and used the admonition to "pick your battles" quite a few times. It's actually been one of my most frequently given pieces of advice. The phrase suggests that every relationship has an abundance of topics on which couples have differing opinions, preferences, expectations, …

Allowing the Good Times.

For most of my life, sadness was a muse for me when it came to writing. I long for something that I didn't have and imagined that once I could "find" it, my life would be worth living and some sort of magical door would open up to a world I only once dreamed of living in. And this worked for me, it …

Is Your Life on Purpose?

It has occurred to me that many people seem to be devoid of entertaining the idea of having a <i>life</i> <i>purpose</i>. I'm talking about what each of us are here to do - to <i>make a</i> <i>difference</i>. It could be that you feel compelled to aid the infirmed, give your time to a worthy charity, or spend valuable time, …

Momentum for the New Year: Mindset Matters

Gratitude for all those at The Huffington Post for offering the momentum for all of us, to travel as a readership, to expand by all the rich content offered in each and every vertical, daily, minute by minute, editor by editor, word by word, idea by idea. That is momentum.<p>For this new year, I wish …

Everyone We Meet Is Simply a Mirror

I recently watched a lecture by Gabrielle Bernstein called, "Meaning is the New Money." It was a fabulous panel discussion about how to make money doing good in the world. While she talked about many inspiring and important elements, the thing that stood out to me the most was this:<p><i>The outside</i> …

Positive Thinking

The Gift of Presence: How to Be Here Now

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>The rush, the anxiety, the hectic pre-holiday mental storm has passed. And while it's nearly impossible to relax in the days leading up to the holiday, you need to give it your best effort now. Why? Because relaxation doesn't just happen -- it takes practice.<p>Your sympathetic nervous …

Meditation

5 Reasons Why Your Life is Awesome

"You see George; you've really had a wonderful life. Don't you see what a mistake it would be to just throw it away?" - Clarence from <i>It's A Wonderful Life</i><p>While the winter season brings joy and happiness to many, statistics reveal that about three to five percent of Americans suffer from Seasonal …

Christmas Trees

Where are the black women in Hollywood?

Black women are underrepresented in front of and behind the camera in movies and TV.<p>Last week marked the beginning of the awards season frenzy, as nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Golden Globes were announced. Yet, there was one important group that made a poor showing among the …

5 Skills of Good Listeners

Good listeners have more positive interactions and healthier relationships with others because their skills are a sign of respect and caring. Good listeners don't pretend that they understand a subject and ask for clarification through reflection until they comprehend the real message. This lessens …

Self-help

The Difference: Time Off vs. Work-Life Balance

<b>Work-life balance is more than just taking time off or going on vacation.</b> If it feels like you are drowning at work, you need way more than a few breaths at the surface to give yourself any kind of meaningful recovery.<p>Here are three keys to using time off, holidays and vacation to recharge yourself …

Work-life Balance

Bad Friendfluence: Are You in the Wrong Crowd?

Remember when Mom became unhinged after you befriended that rebel kid, the one who smoked and sassed back to her parents?<p>Well, friends who are bad influences is not just an adolescent cliche. Your grown-up friends can lead you astray. Here are two key questions to ask yourself if you suspect you …

Energized

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Nelson Mandela: An Indispensable Life in Pictures

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in the village of Mviza in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. His father was a counselor to<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Eyedea …