Inspiration

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…

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…

How to Stay Focused at Work

How to Stay Focused at Work

Staying focused at work can be a challenge. Between office chatting, personal email, texting, and every single site on the Internet, it’s a wonder anyone ever gets anything done. I struggled with focus for years, and I assumed…

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…

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…

Sundance Films Female Directors to Watch in 2015

Sundance Films Female Directors to Watch in 2015

Female Directors to Watch

While Hollywood has been taken to task for its treatment of women, the Sundance Film Festival (held each January in Park City, Utah), is known for being ultra female friendly.

Sony Pictures Classics co-president Tom…

Why I’m Proud to Be a Snob

Why I’m Proud to Be a Snob

I admit it: I’m a snob.

When I walk into a restaurant, I size up the space, from the booze behind the bar to the cleanliness of the bathroom. When I go to a party, I live by…

Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

I have a confession: I wasn’t actually sorry for most of the things I’ve said I’m sorry for.

(Sorry.)

My natural instinct is to go with the flow, keep my head down, and keep…

How Birth Order Affects You

How Birth Order Affects You

Thank (or blame) your parents for more than your eye color or double-jointed elbows. Psychologists pretty much agree that our birth order has a huge influence on our personalities, according to the Child Development Institute.

We consulted experts to…

20 Quotes on Power From Iconic Women

20 Quotes on Power From Iconic Women

Women with power is a relatively new concept — if you’re taking into account thousands upon thousands of years of international history. Having the resources, influence, and autonomy to be textbook “powerful” is the trifecta most…