Tagged in "humanity"

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of businessmen, professionals, the everyday man, stay at home parent, healthy lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories.

Performance Art

Annessa Babic
in Culture

Performance Art. When you live a city, one like NYC, often mere everyday acts of commuting can feel like moments on someone's movie screen. In the summer, well year around to be truthful, I frequent t...

'La La Land' is an Artist's Life

Lauren Marzolla
in Entertainment

The ending of "La La Land", a recent film directed by Damien Chapelle, had some people crying out in angst. It seems a tragedy for Mia and Sebastian to go on living separate lives. She wove together a...

DEED: The App That Makes Volunteering Easy

Rick Schwartz
in Culture

If the best inventions are indeed borne out of necessity, then DEED definitely fits the category. Volunteering in New York, like many cities across America, is a process filled with bureaucracy, trick...

Best Jobs for Retirees

Gary Ayd
in Culture

The concept of retirement, like the working world those who enter this stage are leaving behind is constantly evolving. As of this writing, the dictionary defines it as the act of retiring or of leavi...

Success = Degrees of Imperfection

Roy Osing
in Culture

A perfect cross into the penalty area. A perfect product launch. A perfect presentation. No glitches. No deviation from the intended purpose.

Dumbest Things to Do with Your Money

Patty Ramsen
in Culture

Congratulations, you made it to your thirties, now you just have to make sure to avoid the dumbest things you can do with your money. Many people in their thirties have finally gotten to a point where...

Work, Kids, College, Rotate

Matt Cates
in How To

Hard to type an essay on Gothic literature bouncing a baby on your knee. But with each bound of the red-headed binky sucker, I reminded myself: “This is what you wanted, man.” Homework was due on Ann ...

Is a Focus on Employee Well-Being Revolutionizing American Work Culture?

Dylan Lyons
in Culture

Stress. Burnout. Exhaustion. These may be some of the first words that come to mind when you hear the word “work.” For many Americans, weekdays are spent counting down to Friday, and weekends are spen...

19 Steps I Took To Retire At 44…With A Family

Matt Cates
in How To

(This article was previously posted on Buzzfeed) These are the steps I took to retire at age 44, but every person has a different set of circumstances. Therefore you must customize these steps to your...

Bad Habits To Break To Be More Productive

Leila Parker
in Culture

They say it takes 21 days to break a habit. Three weeks to stop a behavior that you may have been doing your whole life. But if there's any time to break a habit, it's now. Habits to break to be more ...

Things No One Tells You About Working the Night Shift

Parag Patel
in Culture

The night shift is the dead zone of employment. Whether you're a nurse, a concierge, a security guard, or any one of those brazen folks who dares take on what most consider the worst shifts imaginable...

Are You a Workaholic?

Journal Staff
in Culture

At least, that was the collective answer we got after polling the floor of an undisclosed finance company. Some other gems also included, "if you dream of work more than your childhood", "if you eat i...

Interview with TSOLife CEO David Sawyer

Natasha Sydor
in Culture

His grandmother's death inspired a vision; David Sawyer's interview may inspire you as well. Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. For David Sawyer, storytelling has...

Successful College Dropouts

Chelsea Pullano
in Culture

"I'm convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance." Steve Jobs knew that education wasn't a requirement or necessarily the...

Should You Choose a New Career?

Lindsie Polhemus
in How To

Settling on a new career isn't easy; and for many that haven't had to look for a job in decades, the ability to find a new job seems daunting. You need to make sure that your new job is suited to both...