Natasha Burton

Natasha Burton
How to Regift Without Getting Caught

How to Regift Without Getting Caught

Admit it. You’ve totally taken a present you were just given, gone home, and rewrapped it to give to someone else. More than 75 percent of Americans think regifting is socially acceptable and 42 percent admitted to regifting last…

What to Ask Before You Take a New Job

What to Ask Before You Take a New Job

When you interview for a new position, much of the conversation focuses on you and how you’d fill the given role and meet the expected qualifications. As a result, you spend a lot of time selling yourself and your…

Signs You’re Being Passive-Aggressive

Signs You’re Being Passive-Aggressive

We’ve all come across passive-aggressive behavior at some point — from the friend who compliments your “starter home” to the coworker who checks his phone while you’re talking. But while it’s easy to spot when it’s…

7 Affordable Travel Destinations for 2016

7 Affordable Travel Destinations for 2016

If your last few vacations have been to the local beach, it’s time to mix things up. And you don’t have to pay big bucks for a getaway that will satisfy your wanderlust.

These travel spots in the…

What to Do When Your Boss Quits

What to Do When Your Boss Quits

No matter your relationship with your boss, it’s completely unnerving if she decides to quit without warning. After all, when the person you directly report to leaves, it will no doubt affect your day-to-day — and…

How to Invest With Confidence

How to Invest With Confidence

When it comes to investing money, women could use an ego boost. A 2015 survey showed that women tend to lack confidence in money-related decision making, and other research found that only 22 percent of us feel "well…

How Women Get Screwed in Divorce

How Women Get Screwed in Divorce

While going through a divorce can be emotionally shattering, it can also be financially debilitating. And the ramifications seem especially detrimental for women: While the oft-reported figures that a woman’s standard of living declines after a divorce by…

Morning Routine Hacks

Morning Routine Hacks

Most of us just accept the morning rush — we’re resigned to the idea that the time between waking up and getting to work is going to be hectic and harried. But it doesn’t need to be that way…

How to Fall Asleep More Easily

How to Fall Asleep More Easily

Not getting enough sleep — or not getting good enough sleep — has become a public health problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An estimated 50 to 70 million adults in the United States now suffer from a…

How to Deal With Awkward Social Situations at Work

How to Deal With Awkward Social Situations at Work

Having friends at work is a blessing: You have someone to eat lunch with, a sounding board for ideas, and a supportive shoulder to lean on when the boss is being completely unreasonable. Besides, you likely spend eight-plus hours…

Don’t Talk Yourself Out of These Life Changes

Don’t Talk Yourself Out of These Life Changes

When faced with a decision that feels risky or just unfamiliar, our first instinct is often to avoid it at all costs. Whether the choice calls for a big change or greater responsibility, puts more demands on our time, or…

Common Happiness Myths Debunked

Common Happiness Myths Debunked

It’s easy to believe we'll be more satisfied with our lives when we finally snag that promotion or buy a house. But chasing after what we think will make us happy can actually make us less…

How to Take Time for Yourself When You’re Busy

How to Take Time for Yourself When You’re Busy

Taking a bubble bath after dinner or ducking out for yoga during lunch sounds great in theory. But many of us simply, well, don’t. We should: Getting “me time” has more benefits than just allowing us a reprieve from…

How to Make Waking Up Easier

How to Make Waking Up Easier

Some of us wake up feeling like we didn’t actually sleep a wink, and get out of bed groggy and irritable. It doesn’t need to be this way. In fact, starting tomorrow you can try some simple strategies…