LifeStyle: Smart Living

10 Offbeat Holidays to Celebrate in May

Friday  21:53,   05 may 2017

In between May Day and Memorial Day, there are a ton of far quirkier holidays to celebrate.The best holidays encourage you to break some dietary rules and this one might be the best of all because it encourages you to break all of[...]

Cinco de Mayo Quotes, Sayings & Messages

Thursday  23:00,   04 may 2017

Celebrate May 5 with these quotes that show Mexican and American patriotism. Happy Cinco de Mayo!Happy 5 de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day as a lot of people seem to believe. Although it's not Independence Day it is now used as [...]

7 Easy Steps to Make Small Talk (When You'd Rather Be Doing Anything Else)

Wednesday  22:25,   03 may 2017

I had a very awkward encounter at a party recently. I was chatting in a small circle, and a woman was lurking behind me, solo. It was kind of distracting. I wanted to be polite, so I invited her into the group to join our conversation. But I was[...]

Just 10 Minutes of Meditation May Help Anxious People Focus

Wednesday  22:01,   03 may 2017

Researchers say 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation per day can reduce distracting thoughts in people with anxiety.“Mind wandering accounts for nearly half of any person’s daily stream of consciousness,” psychologist Mengran Xu of the University of [...]

22 Fun Activities For Introverts

Wednesday  22:01,   03 may 2017

Introvert problems are a real thing, and while it's not that we dislike people, we just prefer (and need) our alone time. 7 interview tips every introvert should know (from[...]

10 Things You Can Do to Relax and De-Stress

Tuesday  22:15,   02 may 2017

Proper stress management is crucial to wellness, but we put it on the back burner more often than not. Proper stress management is crucial to wellness, but we put it on the back burner more often than not. Just because you might not see[...]

5 Productivity Hacks for Working Moms With Long Commutes

Tuesday  20:25,   02 may 2017

How to make the most of your commute. We’ve all been there: You’ve just finished working for the day, and as you’re stepping out of your office, you’re wishing you were home[...]

11 ways you can celebrate an accomplishment without spending lots of money

Monday  21:41,   01 may 2017

The idea of “treating ourselves” is always on our mind. Infusing day-to-day life with something a little celebratory and special is always…But when you’re a boss babe who’s constantly getting things done, it can be expensive to constantly treat[...]

41 Things You Should Never Say To Your Boss

Monday  20:05,   01 may 2017

Think twice before repeating any of these to your manager. Your workplace may be casual, and you might be pretty tight with your boss, but that doesn’t mean there are no boundaries. Even if you feel like your boss has become a friend, you should[...]

Everyone Is In Love with This Fat Beaver That Got Stuck in a Fence

Friday  21:42,   28 april 2017

Someone had a bit too much fun during hibernation.This chunky beaver whose ample bottom got stuck in a wrought-iron fence after a season of living his best life was posted to Twitter by CBC Ottawa reporter Andrew Foote. He wrote that the big guy was [...]

10 Earth Day Celebrations Around the World

Friday  03:16,   28 april 2017

Join in the events on April 22!More than 70 organizations come together for Earth Day in New York City, and one event sponsored by the Earth Day Initiative and Kargoe (a social shopping app) is a pop-up shop of sorts featuring companies and groups[...]

32 Signs You're an Introvert

Friday  03:16,   28 april 2017

People are great - in small doses. I value my loved ones just like everyone else, but there are (a lot of) times when I need to retreat and recharge my energy. People are great - in small doses. I value my loved ones just like everyone[...]

The worst part of your workday probably happens before you even get to the office

Friday  03:16,   28 april 2017

It's fitting that I'm writing this story on a day when I spent 15 minutes waiting for the train, which never came, meaning I had to walk another 15 minutes in the rain to a different train station.This story, of course, being a story about[...]

7 Ways to Make Your Commute the Best Part of Your Day

Friday  03:12,   28 april 2017

The “pocket of freedom,” a term recently mentioned in Harvard Business Review, was lifted from author Jon Jachimowicz’s great aunt, Adela. Most Americans, according to U.S. Census Bureau data, spend 255 minutes a week on their commute.[...]

7 Things You Should Remove From Your Résumé

Wednesday  21:50,   26 april 2017

Time to give your resume a once over.Once you’ve been in the workforce for a while, it can be easy to neglect your résumé. After all, you’ve been working, accumulating experience and juggling your job and life. If you’re not actively looking for[...]