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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…

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…

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…

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…

Spring Cleaning Benefits for Your Mental Health

Spring Cleaning Benefits for Your Mental Health

Spring cleaning (a.k.a. the urge to purge) is good for your head — not just your home.

Clutter wreaks havoc on your brain by making it harder to focus and putting you on edge, according to researchers from Princeton…

What to Do When You Hate Sundays

What to Do When You Hate Sundays

It’s no secret that Sunday night might be the saddest time of the week. Sure, we’ve tried to reclaim it (making it “Funday”) but, more often than not, feelings of dread, anxiety, and loneliness creep up as Monday…

How to Say No to a Wedding Invitation

How to Say No to a Wedding Invitation

Wedding season is almost upon us. Depending on your life stage, you might receive anywhere from a couple to a dozen wedding invites this year, and saying yes to all of them just isn’t feasible.

“In addition to making…

How Successful Women Start Their Day

How Successful Women Start Their Day

What does your morning look like? Maybe it’s a whirlwind of showers, outfit changes, and lunchboxes as you get yourself and your little ones prepared for the day. Perhaps you start off on a soothing note — meditation, yoga, and…

How To Write A Thank You Note

How To Write A Thank You Note

Many job candidates tend to forget that the interview doesn't actually end when you leave the office. Instead, the interview is only completed after you send a thank-you letter. Surprisingly, a large number of job candidates still…

10 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Big Event

10 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Big Event

What does it really take to dream and manifest a big vision? I'll walk you through my personal process for what I call “showing up,” in a way that helps you build the discipline, stamina, and…

How to Be More Decisive

How to Be More Decisive

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve somehow become less capable of making a decision — or at least feeling confident while doing so. From pressing matters like a job offer to trivial choices (What should I have for dinner?), making…

16 Wellness Apps That Make You Happier

16 Wellness Apps That Make You Happier

What makes you happy?

My hunch is that technology was not the first answer to pop into your head. Perpetual notifications and an ever-full inbox constantly nag for our attention. Rampant misuse of technology hurts our bodies and minds…