Articles on Personal Development

12 Ways You Can Go Easier on Yourself

Pushing hard to exceed our own high expectations can lead to burnout. Learn how to dial it back to reduce stress and remain productive and engaged.

3 Unbelievable Visualization Board Success Stories

There's a lot of skepticism around the idea of visualization boards, but plenty of people are convinced, such as the three people profiled here.

15 Productive Ways to Reduce Stress

If lack of productivity is causing you stress, kill two birds with one stone with these stress relievers that help you get more done.

Best Money Tips: Habits for Long-Term Happiness

Today we found some awesome articles on habits that create long-term happiness, spending $100 a month on groceries, and survival skills for everyday life.

Masters of Small Talk Never Do These 10 Things — Do You?

Unless you're a meteorologist, a quip about the weather will kill a conversation before it starts. Learn that and nine other small talk never dos.

Smart Investors Have These 6 Traits — Do You?

It takes money to make money investing, and it takes a certain kind of person. Find out if you are, and if you aren't — how to become one.

People Who Love Expanding Their Minds Do These 13 Things — Do You?

Expand your mind with these fun, engaging, and habit forming activities — no habit forming substances required!

9 Things People With Good Phone Skills Never Do

The telephone conversation is it's own realm, one that includes it's own rules and etiquette. How many of these "phone's pas" have you committed?

Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.

7 Habits That Are Quietly Making You Fat (and Have Nothing to Do With Eating)

Scale groaning a little more each time you step on? Lots of bad, little diet and fitness habits add up to big pounds. Think small fixes and lose it!

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

We all rely on little catch phrases and verbal shortcuts. Unfortunately, many are thoughtless or hurtful or just plain dumb. Stop saying them!

6 Nervous Tics You Need to Stop Right Now

It's okay to feel nervous sometimes, but if your tension looks like this, it's time to do something about it.

17 Little Ways to Feel More Confident

Confidence is critical to happiness and success. Get some with this collection of easy ways to find more faith in yourself.

The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

Need a hand asking for assistance? We're here to help.

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

15 Little Ways to Make Yourself a Better Person While Watching TV Tonight

Face it, there really isn't much "must -see TV" these days. Augment your next tube watching session with these little life improvers.

16 Ways You Are Causing Road Rage

It's not your fault if the other driver has poor impulse control, but you really should avoid these rage inducing driving behaviors.

The One Word You Need to Start Using Today to Have a Better Life

Really— this one little word possesses incredible power to make the world better. You can thank us for it later.

Want to Be Happier? Work These 7 Magic Words into Your Vocabulary

The words we say and think have a strong influence over our moods and emotions. Harness their power to gain (and spread) more happiness in your life.

The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Say

You're smart, wise, savvy — so stop saying these 10 words and phrases that make you look stupid!