Articles about Life
5 ways to stay strong even when things get difficult
When dealing with difficult times – job rejection, entrepreneurial challenges, heartbreak, loss of a loved one – these can help fortify you to forge ahead.
What to do when you think your life sucks
Even when life sucks there are differences between those who just survive and those who thrive in their circumstances. Follow these tips.
How do you know when you’re overdoing it?
American cyclist Lawson Craddock fought through the toll of the Tour de France, but he now ponders whether pushing past the pain was really worth it.
Grammar rules you were taught at school that are wrong
What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are lots of other so-called grammar rules that we’ve probably been getting wrong for years?
Survey: 76% say ‘not hearing back’ about a job worse than being ghosted after a first date
76% of Americans consider "not hearing back" after sending in a job application "more frustrating than" being ghosted after date number one.
How to actually move on (from anything)
In order to move forward, you have to move on. And in order to move on, you have to let go. You can only get so far with your leash still on.
8 career podcasts you should download ASAP
If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.
These childless women are happy – so why won’t anyone believe them?
We've still not reached a place where the choice to remain childless is free of judgment. For many, being subjected to other people's opinions persists.
Read this if you’re going through adversity
After going through a lot of adversity (personally and professionally) myself, I’ve learned a few things about staying motivated.
6 ways to be comfy-cozy on a plane without feeling like a complete slob
Here are five tips for being comfy-cozy on a plane, even on your most travel-worn day, that don’t leave you looking like a total slob.
Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time
Life isn’t about repeatedly hitting home runs. Rather, it’s about strikeouts, singles, and doubles, until we slowly, but steadily, reach home base.
Travel with a purpose: How to combine your favorite hobbies with traveling
In our modern and hectic world, it seems that the days of traveling just for the sake of it are mostly over for many of us. Mindlessly wandering around as a tourist is a bit passé; nowadays, it is much better if you can let your favorite pastimes take you to new places, combining both kinds of fun at the same time.
Here’s how to get what you want from difficult people
From the outside, difficult people seem unreasonably stubborn and uncharitable. From the inside, these people feel diligent and hardworking.
What great ideas are made of
Where brilliant ideas come from. How to run a brainstorming session at work with real impact. When you should pitch your big idea to your boss.
Using exact change in Venmo transactions makes us look petty
When we pay friends the exact amount owed, we may think we're being helpfully conscientious, but it can come off as petty and make us dislike the stickler.
Here are 7 lessons I learned from living alone
I live alone. For the first time in all of my dozens of years. It’s only been a few months, but here are some lessons I’ve learned from living alone.
Create something you deeply care about (even if it sucks)
Creation means taking an active role in the world instead of a passive one. Making an impact. Create your world instead of consuming it.
The Costanza ‘opposite’ strategy to win friends and influence people
There are valuable lessons we can learn from the opposite strategy. I did the exact same thing in a different context and it completely changed my life.
4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30
Soft skills are related to the interaction between two or more people and speak volumes about your ability to be a leader.
FOBO is secretly ruining your life – here’s how to escape it
FOBO: the fear of better options. So how do you make the drawbacks of this decision fatigue disappear, you ask? It's easy.
Survey: 14% of Millennials say ‘bad credit’ is the reason they have roommates
Research shows that 14% of Millennials say "bad credit" is why they have roommates, and 25% say it's hurting their chances of getting a home.
The 2 lessons about happiness that completely changed my mindset
Recently, I’ve had two eye-opening realizations about life and they’ve helped me feel happiness when things aren’t going as planned.
Does thinking you look fat affect how much money you earn?
Does our own perception of our bodies, even when incorrect, make a difference? In other words, does thinking about weight affect your wages?
This is the right way to leave a professional voicemail
When it is easier to email someone instantly than spend time ringing them up, the act of leaving a proper voicemail can become a forgotten art.
How 10 celebrities say they integrate work-life balance
10 celebrities share how they try to integrate work and life. Despite fame and fortune, work-life balance plagues all parents, regardless of their paycheck.