The real lives of businessmen, professionals, the everyday man, stay at home parent, healthy lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories.

Brian K. Henry2 years ago
Modern Ethics
A quick quiz for the challenged.
Annessa Babic2 years ago
Performance Art
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...
Lauren Marzolla2 years ago
'La La Land' is an Artist's Life
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...
Rick Schwartz2 years ago
DEED: The App That Makes Volunteering Easy
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...
Gary Ayd2 years ago
Best Jobs for Retirees
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...
Roy Osing3 years ago
Success = Degrees of Imperfection
A perfect cross into the penalty area. A perfect product launch. A perfect presentation. No glitches. No deviation from the intended purpose.
Patty Ramsen3 years ago
Dumbest Things to Do with Your Money
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...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Work, Kids, College, Rotate
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 ...
Dylan Lyons3 years ago
Is a Focus on Employee Well-Being Revolutionizing American Work 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...
Matt Cates3 years ago
19 Steps I Took To Retire At 44…With A Family
(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...
Leila Parker3 years ago
Bad Habits To Break To Be More Productive
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 ...
Parag Patel3 years ago
Things No One Tells You About Working the Night Shift
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...
Journal Staff3 years ago
Are You a Workaholic?
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...
Natasha Sydor3 years ago
Interview with TSOLife CEO David Sawyer
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...
Chelsea Pullano3 years ago
Successful College Dropouts
"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...
Lindsie Polhemus3 years ago
Should You Choose a New Career?
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...