Articles on Personal Development

3 Reasons to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Today

One more cookie? January 1st is when you’ll diet. Buy another gift? You’ll budget better next year. Here's why you shouldn't wait until 2011 to start working on your goals.

Best Money Tips: How to Be More Interesting

Today, we share tips to help you be the most interesting you can be, a tutorial for adding an adjustable waist to pants, and an eco-friendly, budget-wise idea for gift wrapping.

Best Money Tips: Feel Better, Look Younger

Today, we share an easy way to feel and look better, a strategy to convince your spouse to help manage your finances, trips for growing basil at home, and more!

3 Stellar Reasons to Hire a Life Coach

Sometimes we know we want to make a change, but we need help to make it happen. Enter the life coach!

Change Your Life with Storytelling

Marketers use stories about perfect lives to try to sell you things, but you can use the same technique to help create your own perfect life.

Best Money Tips: How to not be a jerk online

Today, we have tips to not be a jerk online, ideas de-clutter your coat closet, job-seeking advice for pre-graduates, and more!

Best Money Tips: Boost Your Self-Esteem

Today, we give you tips to build self-esteem (and keep it going), a list of websites for the design-impaired, tips for newbie mystery shoppers, and more!

6 Cs of Successful Small Business Owners

To achieve success, I believe that there are six characteristics that all small business owners need. Fortunately, these traits can be developed by anyone who chooses to do so.

Best Money Tips: How to Be Professional

Today, we give you tips to being professional, getting your friends to join the frugal wagon, prepping your car for winter, and a delicious wine jelly recipe!

How to Do What You Enjoy

It is amazing how many people spend their time doing things that they don't like doing. Here are some tips that have helped me to do more of what I enjoy in life.

Execution, Not Ideas, is Key. Duh!

Do you have many ideas but you've never put them into action? Admit it, you are lazy, and you lack the talent of initiation.

Does Money Really Buy Happiness?

Having enough money will make you happy, but having more money won't necessarily.

Financial Independence Is More Than Just a Number

You may start out thinking of financial freedom as a number, but eventually, you realize that it's a much more achievable goal if you focus on your state of mind.

Delayed Gratification and the Secret to Will Power

Saving is nothing more than delayed gratification in action, but trying to defeat our desires for instant gratification outright is often a dead-end endeavor. It's easier if you en

Quarterlife Crisis! What is It?

Does something like a quarterlife crisis really exist? Maybe.

How Money Can Destroy Your Dreams

Money can control you or it can free you. It can improve your life or it can make your life miserable. By being aware of how money can affect you, you have already taken the first

How to Be a Superhero without Supernatural Abilities

A hero isn’t someone who wears a crimson cape. A hero is not someone who possesses super human strength. A hero is someone who consistently does amazing things over a lifetime.

Leadership by Listening

Are you a good listener? Listeners can be great leaders because they have volumes of field intelligence that no one else has bothered to notice.

How to Get a Life: Consider the Worst Case Scenario

There is something that drives everything we do. When the masks are removed, fear controls much of what we do. Fear poisons us until we are too paralyzed to act. Learn a helpful st

How to Win the Lottery Without Paying a Penny for the Ticket

We've all fantasized about what we'd do with our huge Lottery windfall. Make that dream a Lottery, without wasting money on the ticket.