self improvement

6 Self Help Mantras That Actually Hurt

The Internet is awash in self-help advice and "mantras." Unfortunately, a lot of it just doesn't work. Like these.

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

Become the best possible version of you by developing these wholesome, productive habits. Once they've stuck, you're on your way!

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

Take the time — and the money — to improve and maintain your own best asset: you! After all, you're the only you you have.

7 Ways Immaturity Can Make You Happier and More Successful

While kids are sopping up lessons from their elders, adults would be wise to learn something in return. Here's what you can learn from kids.

4 Weird Brain Hacks That Make You a Better Person With Almost No Effort

Self improvement is hard, right? Wrong! Become the person you want to be with some simple tricks that leverage some quirks of your brain.

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!

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!

25 Ways to Be a Better, Happier Person

Want to make the world a better place? Start by making a better you with these 25 easy, feel good self-improvements.

11 Things You Can Do on Your Lunch Break to Change Your Life

After you finish stuffing your face at your desk, instead of returning to work (or Facebook), spend a few minutes focused on improving you.

The 6 Worst Resolutions Most of Us Will Make for 2014

You'll probably be making one (or more) of these terrible — and common — New Year Resolutions. Here's how to make them stick.

25 Easy Ways to Make Your Life More Interesting

It's easy to get trapped in a humdrum routine. Shake things up with one or more of these simple activities, lessons, experiments, and adventures.

10 Simple Ways to Get Your Life Together

Self improvement is hard. Start with these simple (but significant) improvements first, and see where they take you.

10 Must-Do Mid-Year Resolutions to Get You Back on Track

Just because you stopped working on your New Year's resolutions doesn't mean you can't start again. Follow this list to finish up 2013 right.

Change Your Life With a 30 Day Challenge

Self-improvement can be hard, especially if we imagine making a change that will last the rest of our lives. To make a change stick, try it for 30 days first.

25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today

Discover how you can become a better person today (and reap additional benefits like happiness, saving money, and helping the environment).

7 Ways to Inspire Others

Firing and hiring are expensive, and you probably can't replace business partners and colleagues, but if you're willing to lead, and they're willing to improve, change is possible.

Underpaid? Here’s How to Fix It.

If you think you're underpaid, the folks at GetRaised are willing to bet $20 that they can help you get a raise within six months. Can it work?

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.

The Curse of Momentum

The curse of momentum keeps us in our chairs, living lives we aren’t passionate about. Once stuck in a routine, it is easier to perpetually roll along in the same direction than it

Fifteen Minutes of ...

One day when i was in fourth grade, my parents sat me down at the dining room table. Their faces were very concerned and it all seemed very serious; I thought I was in trouble. [more]