Live - Finding Balance
The benefits of exercise are well-documented and being in better shape can actually be an ally in your job search. A proper diet is the second element that can set you up for success. Together, they will help you be sharper, happier, and more relaxed.... more
Job search is serious business but life is about more than just work (or the search for it). Connecting with the things that make life enjoyable is a restorative and cathartic process and can lead you to understand your priorities and set your goals.
Stress is part of everyday life but it can spike during periods of significant life change such as a job transition. This section will give you some tips for staying ahead and transcending this common human condition.
Having trouble finding the perfect balance in your life?
When your work life and personal life are out of balance, your stress level is likely to soar.
Beat burnout by making more time for the activities and people that matter most to you.
Working long hours and sacrificing personal time can make you feel burned out and resentful towards your job.
In the current economy, many of us are living on a budget and looking for ways to reduce food expenses while still enjoying tasty, nutritious meals.
Surround yourself with positive influences and inspirational tools that reaffirm getting healthy as a smart and beneficial path to take.
A healthy lifestyle will benefit you in many aspects of your life.
We all lead very busy lives, so how does anyone have time to worry about their health and wellbeing?
As we approach 2013, now is the perfect time to step back for a moment and reflect on your career.
Here are 20 tips on how to be a better time manager.
Goals only work if they motivate achievable action. Zig Ziglar used to say goals should be out of reach, not out of sight. If you're not succeeding your daily goals lists at least half the time, you're not stretching yourself, you're just wasting time.
Here are seven tips for balancing school, work, family... and everything else in your life.
It's important to establish a healthy harmony between your job and personal life.
When you’re burned out, problems seem insurmountable, everything looks bleak, and it’s difficult to muster up the energy to care—let alone do something about your situation. But burnout can be healed.
It's normal to feel hurt, vulnerable, or angry after losing a job. But there are many things you can do to take control of the situation and maintain your spirits.
Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.
Are you an organized person or one who is always in a frenzy of activity? Stay organized and stress free by brushing up on your time management skills.
Many adults are going back to school. Here are some study tips to help you balance your priorities, your family, and your school work.
For all the achievements women have made over the past 50 years or so, they are more likely than men to be unhappy with their work-life balance, according to a newly released study.
Read this article to learn how to set personal and business goals you will achieve.
Do you often feel like you have more things to do than you have time to do them? Here are tips to help you improve your time management skills both at work and at home.
You are probably thinking, “I do not have enough rest, how can I afford to wake up early?” I had the same thoughts before. After a while you will realize you cannot be productive unless you rise early.
Working Mother 100 Best Companies offer programs that help all employees with their struggles to gain some work-life balance.
Do you eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner at your desk? Do you find yourself answering phone calls and emails during your kid's soccer games? Read this article about the work-life balance.
Studies have found the number of Americans who are “extremely stressed at work” range between 29% to 40%. In order to lower your stress on the job, you need to adopt more effective strategies.
What if you could use just one simple stress reducer to create far-reaching benefits for your mental health? There are at least five such powerhouse stress-reducer strategies that bring multi-faceted benefits.
Is your life all over the place? Here are 8 tips to help you find some balance.
The work of the Benson-Henry Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital is based on the inseparable connection between the mind and the body. Their web site contains some leading-edge thinking on the benefits of relaxation techniques and positive thin... more
Are slackers more adept at handling work-life stress than Type-A go-getters? Read here to find out...it may surprise you.
WebMD - Top recognized health website and excellent resource for information
National Institutes of Health - Lots of information including health topics from A-Z
MayoClinic.com - Easy-to-understand health and medical information
Articles that give guidance on coping during a crisis
Coping During a Crisis - 10 common strengths we use to cope during a crisis
How To Cope With A Crisis or Trauma - From About.com
Coping with Unemployment - PDF from Iowa State University
Mental health resources for Dallas area residents
Mentalhelp.net - Excellent source of information
Child and Family Guidance Centers - Counseling and Crisis Support, 214-351-3490
Suicide and Crisis Center - 24 hour hotline, 214-828-1000
We all "get stressed" but did you know we can also all "get relaxed"? Here are some techniques and benefits to relaxation.
Creating and maintaining a job search structure is crucial in facing a change in your career. Here are some steps you can take to help with the change.
There are 5 stages of grief. These stages also apply to what you might experience when you lose a job. Understanding them may speed the process and minimize the distraction.
Everybody goes through periods of emotional distress. Talking it out with a trained counsellor is a welcome alternative. Available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
A quick guide for what to do to achieve balance in the wake of a big situation.
Do you just have "the blues", or is it depression?
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Federally-funded health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.
Informative resource with more information about temporary insurance policies.
A straight-forward explanation.
FAQs For Employees About COBRA Continuation Health Coverage.
Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. Administración de Seguridad de Beneficios del Empleado
Locations of Prkland Hopsital's healthcare network.
Available to all Dallas County residents, even if you have health insurance. Obtain the card at: Records Building 509 Main, Room 623, Dallas, TX 75202, 8:00am – 4:30pm.