Inspiration

Are You Coachable?

Are You Coachable?

It’s not that you’re ungrateful about the good things in your life, but admit it: you lie in bed at night, beating yourself up about some failure that day.
What Financial Freedom Means to Me

What Financial Freedom Means to Me

Today, we celebrate the 4th of July and our country’s independence. That got us thinking about financial independence: what is it, whether we have it, and if we believe it’s achievable in our lives.

We asked seven women…

Rethink Your Vacation

Rethink Your Vacation

You are desperate to get away. The overbearing boss, the high maintenance client, your triple-digit inbox notifications, and too many hours of CNN have you in a funk.

Or maybe it’s worse than a funk — You’ve conjured…

20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a lot to be grateful for. You’ve most likely achieved many resources — be that the electricity that powers your home, a job that pays for your smartphone, or the opportunity…

How to Be Happy

How to Be Happy

Perhaps we’re thinking about happiness in the wrong way. It’s an attitude, yes, and some of us are genetically happier people, but it’s also a byproduct of very specific habits we do consciously or subconsciously throughout our…

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…

The power of recharging for productivity

The power of recharging for productivity

Every Friday morning I take a yoga class. I don’t have time to do this. It truly is the last thing I should be doing if I want to maximize my productivity. That is, if you measure productivity…

How to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

How to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

It’s supposed to be a time of year filled with celebration and merriment, but who among us doesn’t dread some aspect of the holidays? . From gift shopping to parties and dinner with the in-laws, the holiday season…

What to Do When Your Friend Makes More Money

What to Do When Your Friend Makes More Money

Friendships face all kinds of hurdles — from distance to diverging interests (no, I don’t want to hear about your kid). But the thorny issue that can derail even the tightest twosome? Money.

When one person has much…

How to Cut Down Stress and Cost of Weddings

How to Cut Down Stress and Cost of Weddings

While attending weddings — and being in them — can be fun, it can also be financially and emotionally draining. To make it through with as little stress as possible, follow our guide.

When You’re in the Bridal…

8 Free Productivity Apps

8 Free Productivity Apps

If you’re in a productivity rut, but don’t want to shell out $9.99 to get back on track, there’s plenty of technology to help you regain control of your workday — without all the bells and whistles…

The Best TED Talks by Women

The Best TED Talks by Women

Beyond Lean In

By now, everyone can more or less quote Sheryl Sandberg’s TED Talk that spurred Lean In (“Sit at the table!”) and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We Should All Be Feminists (which…

How To Declutter

How To Declutter

Has your place been looking a little . . . clogged up lately? Well, it may be time to do a little cleaning up! However, if you've been following these rules below, you wouldn't need a decluttering session as…

Career Advice – Arbitrary Deadlines

Career Advice – Arbitrary Deadlines

There are no accidents, right? A while back, I had the same conversation with three different people within 24 hours.

They all had a common theme: the absurdity of arbitrary deadlines.

The first was with a friend freaking out over…