Wellbeing

An Employee Benefit That Truly Benefits

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Blog
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An Employee Benefit That Truly Benefits
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Debra I. Schafer
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Debra Schafer, Executive Advisor; CEO, Education Navigation, LLC

Innovative companies are bringing employee benefits into the workplace including one that helps to end the stigma associated with work/life struggles, stress, and mental health issues.

Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers

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News Article
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Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

"Yet evidence is mounting that having a working mother has some economic, educational and social benefits for children of both sexes. That is not to say that children do not also benefit when their parents spend more time with them -- they do. But we make trade-offs in how we spend our time, and research shows that children of working parents also accrue benefits."

How Flexible Working is Good For You - and For Your Career

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News Article
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How Flexible Working is Good For You - and For Your Career
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The Guardian
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Judi C Casey

"There are many different theories about how to maintain a good work/life balance - but few people realise that flexible working can actually boost your professional progress.

However, a recent survey from the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute has found evidence on how best to balance work and life, and how this balance can help you be more successful in your career."

A 10-Minute Meditation to Help You Solve Conflicts at Work (and at Home!)

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Blog
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A 10-Minute Meditation to Help You Solve Conflicts at Work (and at Home!)
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Harvard Business Review
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Monique Valcour/EDHEC Business School

There are few things at work as stressful as feeling that you can’t communicate with someone who has an impact on how well you do your job and on the quality of your experience at work.  This article presents a 10-minute meditation exercise to strengthen your relational agility by developing understanding of and compassion for yourself and the other person.

Wake-Up Call: Why Everyone Needs More Sleep

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Blog
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Wake-Up Call: Why Everyone Needs More Sleep
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Knowledge@Wharton

Why It's Not Selfish to Take Care of Yourself

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Blog
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Why It's Not Selfish to Take Care of Yourself
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LinkedIn

How to Grow a Healthy Company

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How to Grow a Healthy Company
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LinkedIn

Success, Leadership, & Less Work

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Interview
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Success, Leadership, & Less Work
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BulletProof

Study Finds More Reasons To Get and Stay Married

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News Article
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Study Finds More Reasons To Get and Stay Married
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New York Times
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Kay Dowgun

A new economics paper concludes that being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single - particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises.

The Countries Where It's Best and Worst To Be a Woman

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News Article
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The Countries Where It's Best and Worst To Be a Woman
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Fast Company
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Judi C Casey

Discrimination against women and girls isn't just a moral issue: It also carries a high economic cost.

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