Articles on Personal Development

6 Time-Tested Ways to Make a Relationship Work

There is no secret to a perfect relationship — but there are some guidelines that can help make any relationship great.

5 Ways You're Sabatoging Yourself — and How to Stop

Ever wonder why your projects never get done and your relationships are always in turmoil? Maybe it's you. The good news? You have the power to fix it.

5 Reasons Why Science Says It's Okay to Be Lazy

From biology to economics, scientists are discovering that sloth may be fundamental to our makeup. Settle a little deeper into your couch and learn why.

6 Simple Ways to Make a Fantastic First Impression

You know first impressions matter most — and that can make a tense situation worse. Master the art of meeting people with these simple rules.

STOP: 10 Words to Never Use at Work

Use one of these words in the office? You may be holding yourself back without even knowing it. Or worse.

One Thing You Need to Do to Be Happy and Improve Your Relationships

Discover how one technique can help you move forward, joyfully.

13 "Bad" Habits That Are Actually Good for You

Stop fidgeting! Actually, go ahead — here's why you should quit trying to correct that and 12 other allegedly bad habits.

15 Ways to Suck Up at Work That Won't Make You Feel Slimy

Hard work and smarts will only get you so far. If you want to get to the top, you need to master the art of sucking up — but it doesn't have to, well, suck.

18 Things People With Good Social Skills Never Do

Good etiquette is one thing, but if you can add these elements to your polite routine, you'll be the friendlier, more likeable, more memorable you.

Kill Boredom With These 34 Fun and Productive Projects

Bored? Get off the Internet and get busy tackling these fun, small projects that will improve both you and your life!

How Being Healthy Saves You Money (and Why Bad Health Habits Cost You)

You know you should have healthy habits, but they're hard to keep. But what if a healthy lifestyle could save you hundreds of dollars a year? Here's how.

20 Habits You Must Kick Right Now and Be a Better Person

From poor diet habits to irksome social tics, stop yourself from doing these things and become a happier, more productive you!

If You're Doing These 4 Exercises, Your Workouts Are Worth Nothing

One thing's for sure about these four workouts — they definitely won't pump you up. Read on to learn which routines aren't worth sweating over.

13 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain

Keep your brain in top form with these easy — and fun — exercises and resources. Go ahead, get smarter!

21 Things You'll Regret Every Time

Want to look back and say you lived with no regrets? Then make sure you're not making any of the decisions on this list!

The First Thing You Need to Work on If You Want a Better Relationship

Science shows that good partnerships are correlated with overall happiness, and working on this one thing can make your relationship even better.

7 Ways to Get Your Life Back Into Balance

Feeling off kilter? Out of whack? A step behind? Try these balancing tricks refocus on the things that really matter.

5 Master's Degrees That Will Drastically Increase Your Earning Power

Can't decide if an advanced degree is worth it? It is if you choose one of these!

One Month to Better, Simpler Living: 30 Small Changes to Make

Think of it as "living sustainably happy." A happier and healthier life is a lot closer than you think with these easy updates to your routine.

This One Financial Trick Lets You Buy Happiness

How you spend your money has a surprising impact on overall life satisfaction. Read this to spend happier!