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5 outdated resume rules you need to stop following:
Even though this is widely used throughout every stage of your career, many professionals miss the mark by following outdated resume tips.
Highly resilient people do these 6 things:
Are you highly resilient? Or are people around you? Highly resilient people typically are that way because they do these 6 things.
45 Life Lessons Written by a “90-Year-Old” Woman That’ll Put Everything Into Perspective:
Regina Brett knows a thing or two about handling life’s many curveballs. The author wrote down 50 life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer and turned them into a bestselling book, God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons For Life’s Little Detours. In the decade si …
7 Ways to Keep Working Toward Zero Waste:
It may feel like the whole world is regressing toward single-use plastics, but the waste-free movement is far from dead.
Why We Need Purpose During A Pandemic:
When we’re trying to stay healthy, purpose is an excellent place to start. Having a sense of purpose is highly related to better physical health – something we all sorely need during a pandemic.
6 Ways to Make Co-Parenting Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic:
As families acclimate to the new normal during this global pandemic, former couples are contending with new challenges when it comes to co-parenting. We pinpointed the best practices for co-parenting while adhering to social distancing measures.
How to foster better working relationships even when you’re quarantined:
With the majority of Americans ordered to stay at home, the COVID-19 crisis is disrupting our work routines, as well as our rituals—those behaviors that create connection and shared meaning, and also mark key transitions in our days.
New Book Shows How Simple Acts Of Kindness Can Change The World:
A new book, HumanKind: Changing the World One Small Act at a Time, motivates readers to take action with heartwarming stories of regular people who made a big impact.
What To Put On Your Resume If You Lost Your Job Due To The Coronavirus:
There’s a strategic way to tell a hiring manager why you were laid off or furloughed because of COVID-19.
The 8 Essential Ingredients For A State Of Flow:
Cultivating this state should help you accomplish more at work or go deeper into a creative project.
Don’t hire for culture fit. Consider these 3 factors instead:
Ninety-four percent of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success, according to a Deloitte study.
5 uplifting activities to help improve your mental health while you’re social distancing, according to a psychotherapist:
Weeks into social-distancing and isolation, your mental health might be taking a toll. Try these 5 uplifting activities to improve your mental health.
6 career challenges in the Covid-19 crisis and what you can do:
With the Covid-19 crisis happening, we will likely all face career challenges. But in those challenges, we can overcome them and learn.
Science says it’s better to be adaptable—here are 5 ways to make it happen:
In what became his groundbreaking work, On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin introduced the foundations of his theory of evolution, as he sought to explain how some species survived while others dwindled toward extinction. His theory eloquently demonstrated that the best predictor of survival was not a species’ intelligence, nor its physical strength but its ability to adapt to changes in its immediate surroundings.
How to Cultivate Resilience During the Pandemic:
Living in the pandemic means not knowing what the next day will bring, and not knowing how or when it will all end, and whether or not our loved ones will make it through safely. Getting through the pandemic requires cultivating resilience, which is the ability to mentally and emotionally cope with a crisis.
Leading your company gets easier—this one skill can help you through the crisis:
We are all facing uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us to adjust our lives every day, and our professional lives are no exception. Entire business sectors have encountered an increase in remote work. Some of us are beginning to learn how to work remotely for the first time.
4 Steps To Practicing Self-Love Through Facing Your Emotions:
Practicing self-love is one of the most difficult things to do, but it’s something you need to learn for the sake of your mental health. Here are 4
Why You Feel So Damn Tired While Working from Home:
I’ve always been able to sleep like a baby. Even now, during this unprecedented global pandemic, I am grateful to say that I can easily sleep eight hours, uninterrupted. Which makes my recent daytime drowsiness all the more baffling. Lately, once 2 p.m. hits, the strong urge to take a nap creeps in (and I don’t nap, ever) and by 8 p.m. I’m barely able to keep my eyes open. (Though of course, I typically resist the call of nature and scroll through the entire internet instead, until I’m too
6 powerful perspective shifts that will make you happier at work:
Are you looking to be happier at work? Use these 6 powerful perspective shifts that are sure to change the way you feel at work for the better.
5 things you need to cut out of your life that are preventing you from fast progress:
Most people tolerate a certain level of mediocrity — negative-minded friends, excessive social media, unable to be productive without caffeine.
Here Are Some Of The Best Online Learning Platforms Right Now:
To help get started, here are three of the best online learning platforms to check out, whether you’re looking for one-off college courses, creative-specific options, or you want to earn a degree:Best for the Average Learner: Udemy Udemy is a massive repository of online courses, with topics rang…
What FDR, Churchill, and Shackleton can teach us about leadership during the coronavirus crisis:
As a historian at the Harvard Business School, I study courageous leaders, especially men and women working in crisis situations. When I began this work, almost 20 years ago, I never imagined living through turbulence of this magnitude. I could not foresee that we would all be swept up in such a high-stakes moment, characterized by great uncertainty and collective fear.
This is the most fun way to make your life awesome (pandemic edition):
Have you ever wanted to make your life more fulfilling, more awesome and more successful? This is how you can do it, even in a pandemic.
How Staying in the Moment Can Help Us Fight Stress During a Pandemic:
It’s easy to catastrophize, but taking inspiration from Stoic philosophy can lower our anxiety and fear.
6 Places Where You Can Find Free Online Courses:
If you’ve always wanted to go back to college but never got a chance, take advantage of the present situation and embrace self-paced learning. Now’s a great time to learn new skills—or improve existing ones. Sure, you might not be able to attend a physical class, but guess what: you can learn without leaving your couch or even spending any money. How? By enrolling in a free online course. Whether you’re looking to boost your employability or learn something new just for fun, below are six great
7 Pieces Of Parenting Advice Everyone Could Use Right Now:
Experts share advice normally used on kids that adults can use, too.
Autism Awareness Advocate Areva Martin On Her Work-Life Balance Journey:
Celebrated attorney, legal commentator and author Areva Martin has shattered the myth that parents of special needs children somehow can’t reach the pinnacle of career success. Learn more about her jouney and advice that she has for parents of special needs children.
How to Mitigate the Potentially Damaging Psychological Consequences of Being an Entrepreneur:
How to spot signs of emotional and psychological damage and prevent burnout from happening.
How To Stay Sane In Uncertain Times:
What should we do in the middle of this crisis? We need to accept what we can control, and accept what we can not control. What can we control? This post includes a list of things that will help keep us grounded as the world feels like it is spinning more and more out of control.
I Started Meditating for the First Time in Quarantine—And Now I’ll Never Go Back:
I think it’s safe to say that we’re all feeling a little stressed out right now—or a lot stressed out. There are so many lingering questions about the novel coronavirus and our future. As someone who is already a bona fide germaphobe, COVID-19 has heightened my fear of germs and caused a lot of unwelcome anxiety. Getting acclimated to working from home has also introduced a whole slew of issues for some, but as a freelance writer, I’m used to spending work hours with my laptop on my couch.
Experts Explain Why There’s No Single Workout That’s Most Effective For Relieving Stress:
Feeling frazzled? Overwhelmed? Panicked? Drowning in anxiety? Trust me, you’re not alone.We know that exercise can relieve stress and support mental health, but is there a particular kind of exercise that’s best? It depends on who you ask — and the way your body and brain work. If you were to ask …
In these uncertain times, validation is the best way to support loved ones:
Words of validation were found to be much more effective than efforts to change an individual’s mind regarding a situation or discredit their feelings.
5 ways to build trust when your teams are working from home indefinitely:
Whenever folks transition to remote work, they often ask me about accountability. How do remote managers know their people are working? And how can remote employees show their bosses that they’re getting stuff done?
How To Manage Depression And Anxiety In Frightening Times:
Depression and anxiety can increase in crisis times like these, but there are doable, practical steps you can take today to support your overall health and well-being.
How to permanently stay motivated:
Work on projects long enough, work on yourself long enough, and one day you’ll look back at everything you’ve done. You won’t believe you did it.
Free Yoga Videos to Keep You Calm, Centered, and Strong:
It’s OK if you don’t feel much like doing your usual hardcore HIIT workouts. But moving your body, taking calming deep breaths, and stretching your muscles with some gentle yoga can help relieve some of the anxiety and stress you may be feeling right now. Although you can’t go to your favorite yoga …
What You May Not Know About The Connection Between Sugar and Immunity:
Here’s why sugar matters during the coronavirus crisis, and how to make smart food choices that can protect your health.
How to take charge of your own leadership development:
Since I graduated from the University of Cambridge, I have had one job, worked in one company, and in one industry.
U.S. national parks waive entry fees to help people get outside:
Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t go for a solitary hike in the wilderness.
Emotionally intelligent bosses make for happier, more creative employees:
Bosses who act in ways associated with emotional intelligence foster happier, more creative employees, according to a Yale-led study in the Journal of Creative Behavior.
Opinion: Seven essential steps for thriving in our new world of social distance:
Jamie Metzl writes that while most of us have already taken big steps away from physical proximity as the core of our human intimacy, the social distancing required during the coronavirus outbreak will force us to take a quantum leap toward the virtualization of our lives. This will test our deep human need for intimate, physical connectivity with others, but there are ways that this need can be at least partly met.