Articles on Personal Development

5 Tips for Remembering Names

If you forget names as soon as you've heard them, follow these suggestions to avoid embarrassing "I totally don't remember who you are" moments.

My One Favorite Frugal Living Tip

I read a lot of great frugal living advice. But there's one (yup, just one) tip that makes all of the others work.

5 Ways to Become a Better Negotiator

Terrified of talking price? It's easier than you might think. These tips will help you become the expert negotiator you can be.

How to Get and Give Honest Feedback

Whether you don't know how to give criticism or want to get better at receiving it, here are some pointers that can make your confrontations smoother.

Super Solid Yoga Tricks to Help You Relax

I'm all about the short spurts of yoga exercises to help me relax and get focused on my inner core.

Fixing Mistakes: 7 Steps for Any Situation

Mistakes aren't fun, but the sooner and more thoroughly you deal with them, the better. Here are the essential steps to take.

4 Ways to Have a Better Day

Whether your day is annoying, infuriating, sad, frustrating, or just plain dumb, learn how you can turn it around.

Book Clubs as Therapy

Regrets and conflict rarely surface during normal conversation, but a good book club can be a forum for the unexpressed, unexplored, and unresolved.

Good Luck, Bad Luck: Who Can Tell?

Is your glass always half-full or half-empty? Maybe it's time for an entirely new perspective.

4 Reasons Why a "Good Enough" Decision May Be Best

Humans are emotional, forgetful, and easily overwhelmed: In short, we're not great decision makers. Learn why settling for "good" is the best decision.

Living the Savvy Life: A Review

Whether you're a hardcore budgeter or getting your finances in order for the first time, this book can help you save money — and achieve your goals.

You're Doing It Wrong, Moron: 5 Tips for Giving Better Compliments

Receiving compliments is easy. But giving legitimate, thoughtful compliments is increasingly rare in an era of instant, faceless communication.

Best Money Tips: How to Be Less Shy

Today, we share tips to help you become less shy, ways to use up stale bread, and what not to do when you order delivery.

Best Money Tips: Better Ways to Self-Promote

Today, we have tips to help you promote yourself without coming off as a jerk, handy tricks for organizing your closet, interview don'ts, and more!

Get Out There! The Power of Vulnerability

Letting yourself become more vulnerable is easy, terrifying, and wonderful. Learn how a recent TED talk totally changed my outlook.

Trade in New Year's Resolutions for Achieving Life Goals

New Year's resolutions are nice. But this year, go a step further and instead of just making a year-long goal, make a goal for life.

Eliminate Failed New Year's Resolutions with 3 Simple Steps

Want to succeed in your New Year's resolutions? Follow these three steps to keep yourself on target.

Best Money Tips: How to Handle Life's Speed Bumps

Today, we share tips to help you get over life's speed bumps, ways improve the gas mileage of your car, and handy uses for charcoal!

Best Money Tips: Fight Back Against Your Inner Critic

Today, we share seven things to tell the voice in your head when it's bringing you down, the worst retail store policies for shoppers, and ways to stretch your food dollars.

5 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Make those New Year's resolutions last all year with these techniques to help new habits stick.