Paul Kalanithi: 5 Takeaways from the Book “When Breath Becomes Air”
Lessons on how to live from a story about death.
I Changed My Name When I Got Married—and Now I’m Changing It Back
Wait, what’s my name again?
Bookmarked: 5 Insights from Laura Vanderkam’s “I Know How She Does It”
In the first installment of our “Bookmarked” series, we review tips from Laura Vanderkam’s “I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time.”
Start the New Year with Advice from Writer Paul Bowles
“And yet it all seems limitless.”
4 Reasons Why Improv Training Will Make You Better at Your Job
You’re giving a PowerPoint to a room full of saber-tooth tigers… go!
Get Smarter Without Trying: 8 Podcasts We Love
Podcasts—where learning and zoning out collide.
4 Life Lessons I Learned from the Author of “Calvin and Hobbes”
Have you read cartoonist Bill Watterson’s 1990 commencement speech? You must.
5 Rules for How to Fight Like an Adult
For starters, stop texting.
Why Everyone Should Travel Solo at Least Once
Pack your bags, ditch your friends, and set out on your own.
Ignore Your To-do List: Why Play Makes You More Productive
Break out the adult coloring books!
Practicing Gratitude: How Five Minutes a Day Made Me More Thankful
The unexpected power of the gratitude journal.
MM.LaFleur’s Comprehensive Guide to Tipping: Whom, When, and How Much
From your hair stylist/unofficial therapist to the locksmith who saved you at 3am.
What Happens When a Type-A Girl Takes on Meditation?
To do today: practice mindfulness.
The Power of Creativity: Why Every Professional Needs Playtime
How finding a creative outlet will make you better at your job.
Short-Shorts at JCPenney: Dressing for Work in a Sexist Society
A JCPenney employee was sent home for wearing short-shorts from the store’s “Career” section. What’s wrong with this picture?
I Outsmarted the “Working Mother Industrial Complex”—and Then Opted Out
Why my “have-it-all” plan was flawed.
The Weekly Wind-Down: Famous Road Trips and Advice from Amelia Earhart
Because it’s too hot to do anything but click links.
The Introvert’s Guide to Working in an Office: 10 Golden Rules
You love your co-workers; you just can’t get anything done when they’re around.
The Weekly Wind-Down: Ice Cream, Email Etiquette, and Uniform Dressing
Because sometimes you just want to click links.