Health

6 Best Workout Apps for Women

6 Best Workout Apps for Women

Exercise is critical for your health and can be an important part of striking that elusive work-life balance. But between Pilates, spin, and barre classes, or even just a simple gym membership, the cost of working out can add…

Be More Productive by Saying Yes to Less

Be More Productive by Saying Yes to Less

Our culture applauds those who work too hard, but what happens when you’re so overwhelmed that the net effect is hardly working?

Yes, we survived this month and met our the deadlines, but is our current overly stressed…

Health Care is Self-Care, Too

Health Care is Self-Care, Too

When you think about self-care, you may think of things like taking a break from household duties in favor of a long, hot bath, reading a great book, or treating yourself to a shopping trip or meal out with…

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

7 Ways to Reduce Stress at Work

When I’m stressed at work, I feel disjointed, irritable, and sluggish. The most basic tasks become more difficult. Waves of overwhelming anxiety stop me in my tracks. I snap at others over the smallest things. I find myself eventually…

The True Cost of End-of-Life Care

The True Cost of End-of-Life Care

My father’s Alzheimer’s is getting worse, and I know I will eventually have to take over his care. I want to be prepared financially. What should I expect in terms of cost? 

When caring for someone with Alzheimer…

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

Changes to Obamacare Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has become a polarizing political issue over the past several years. Americans are deeply divided over their views of the law, and while leaders on both sides of the aisle seem to…

Keeping Long-Term Care Insurance Affordable: 7 Tips

Keeping Long-Term Care Insurance Affordable: 7 Tips

Currently, 12 million Americans need long-term care. By 2050, that number is expected to more than double. Long-term care (LTC) can vary widely — it includes everything from home health care and adult day care to residential care in…

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

The good news first. More than 16 million previously uninsured Americans are now covered by Obamacare. The bad news: It sure doesn’t cover medical debt. And 70 percent of us are still struggling to get rid of it, according…

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

I spent my childhood in tony private schools that touted their ability to give students individualized care and attention. The privileged education was wonderful, but my grade reports and parent-teacher conferences were always the same: Ashley is intelligent and…