Articles on Personal Development

Facing Financial Insecurity? Lower Your Stress Levels

A recent survey suggests that 9 out of 10 people feel stressed about their finances; here are some great ways to help relieve that stress.

How to Agree without Compromise

June is a popular month for weddings. During this time, many couples will probably hear that compromise is the key to a healthy relationship. I disagree.

Reclaiming Etiquette: Dining Basics for New Professionals

Dining etiquette is becoming a lost art. This quick tutorial will give you an edge in a tight job market and added confidence for any dining occasion.

Best Money Tips: Improve Your Memory By Talking Out Loud

Learn how to you improve your memory, pick the right college major, score free iPods from Best Buy, identify doomed stocks, and more!

7 Mobile Apps to Inspire Positive Thinking

Join us on this journey to find the upbeat in the every day, as we share 7 apps designed to help you keep your chin up and your spirits bright!

Be at Peace in Less Than 5 Minutes

There's a simple, universal secret to eliminating stress, fear, and anxiety. It might surprise you to discover how easy it is to be at peace.

Motivating Yourself and Others

What motivates people to work hard and do a good job? Whether you're a worker, a manager, a business owner, or an investor, it's important to know the answer.

5 Questions Couples Should Ask in the Money Talk

Once a couple decides to live together, it's crucial to be on the same page financially. Before you move in, sit down and ask yourselves these questions.

5 Ways to Improve Your Well Being and Delight the Soul

Finding happiness doesn't have to mean completely overhauling your life. Discover simple steps you can take to improve your health and make your life more joyful.

Best Money Tips: 18 Common Phrases to Avoid in Conversation

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we let you in on things you shouldn't say in co

In Search of Silence: 4 Ways to Get Peace and Quiet

Sometimes all you need is a moment of silence to gather your thoughts. But out in the world, serenity can be in short supply. Here's where to find the quiet you crave.

Cultural Considerations in Negotiations

It's crucial for small business owners to have an idea of the cultural factors affecting a negotiation going in, whether or not you're doing business internationally.

The Advocate's Approach Versus The Creative Approach: Negotiation Techniques For Creative Solutions

If you start with the goal of a mutually beneficial solution in mind, it is possible for a negotiation to end with both parties happy.

The Negotiation Comfort Zone: How to Improve Your Negotiation Skills

To be a successful business owner, it is crucial to be comfortable negotiating, both in casual and formal situations.

Best Money Tips: 9 Secret Ways to Persuade and Influence People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we offer 9 secret ways to get what you want, over 100 tips for saving money in 2010, and a killer guide to your first din

Best Money Tips: A Better You

This week, Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup gives a shout out to fellow bloggers who have dedicated their blog posts to increased productivity, time management, life improve

Book Review: Personal Development for Smart People: The Conscious Pursuit of Personal Growth

Some books draw you in with mystery and suspense. Others keep you hooked with drama or intrigue. And then there are some that just manage to really hit home and make you say "Ah-ha

7 Beauty Secrets that Cost Almost Nothing

Forget Cosmo. Put away your Oprah Magazine. Turn off the microdermabrasion informercial and toss the $75 ultra-rich moisturizer. There are the cheap ways to look and feel beauti

Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life

In 20 minutes, you too can change your life in 100 different ways. Check it out!

The Secret of My Success

Why is it that a few people “get all the breaks” while most seem to be starring in their own version of “Groundhog Day” for the better part of their lives: renting themsel