Posts tagged "self-help"

Let’s Get Miserable: 5 Fall Non-Fiction Books About The Other Side Of Happiness

Think positively.  Say affirmations.  Be still in the moment. Journal!!!!
We are told to find gratitude when we feel deficient. To pray for serenity when anxious thoughts get the best…

Vanessa Vallon | September 18, 2015 - 10:15 am

Check Your Vibes: 12 Habits That Are Ruining Your Life (And 12 Habits That Will Make Life Better)

Ever hear that saying that humans think thousands of thoughts every day, but that the vast majority of them are the same exact thoughts they had the day before? Life…

Claire Hannum | August 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Check Your Vibes: 9 Tips To Shatter The Motivation Myth And Stop Procrastinating

Raise your hand if you’ve experienced this scenario once or twice: you wake up one morning eager to take on the day, to make positive choices, and to spend your…

Claire Hannum | July 13, 2015 - 12:15 pm

5 Bold Ways To Reach Your Goals (And Love Your Life In The Meantime)

One of my clients, who just recently retired, is trying to find a new life direction. Now a multimillionaire, from the sale of her company, she’s now… | June 12, 2015 - 10:45 am

Check Your Vibes: Are You “Oversensitive”?

Most of the time, I’d rather I was a less emotionally raw person. I would be so much less exhausted at the end of the day.

Claire Hannum | May 11, 2015 - 2:30 pm

6 Things I Learned Meeting With A Life Coach

When T.J. Maxx reached out to me about meeting with a life coach and photographer, their pitch seemed so in tune with the current season of my life – my obsession with building happier

Claire Hannum | April 16, 2015 - 10:00 am

How To Be Brave When You’d Rather Hide Under The Covers

A path toward bravery sounds like some abstract “journey” accompanied by stock photos of women atop mountains in yoga pants and heroes sparring with dragons, but in real life, it usually plays…

Claire Hannum | March 16, 2015 - 12:30 pm

12 Good Things About Being Stuck In A Rut

I’m in a strange emotional rut these days. The past few months have been some of the most eventful I’ve ever had. They’ve been full of revelations, confusions, major changes, and…

Claire Hannum | February 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

6 Ways To Tackle A Quarter Life Crisis Head-On

There’s a time in your mid to late twenties that feels something like what I imagine Armageddon to feel like (or Y2K, because the world was basically ending). We lose…

Katie Oldenburg | November 11, 2014 - 10:30 am

27 Things That Don’t Define Your Self-Worth

Chaotic and ever-changing as life is, it’s no wonder that we look to external factors to define who we are and how we’re doing. It’s easy to lose sight of…

Claire Hannum | July 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

9 Tips For Taking On Jealousy

Of all the ugly emotions out there, jealousy has to be one of the worst. It can feel childish, petty and almost like a primal rage. But it’s also inescapable;…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 9:00 am

What Would You Tell Your 22-Year-Old Self About Life?

This month, LinkedIn rounded up over 80 influential business leaders and asked them what they would say to their 22-year-old selves about their working lives. The participants were asked what…

Claire Hannum | June 6, 2014 - 9:30 am

How To Avoid Becoming A Grinch This Holiday Season

loooove the holidays. But that doesn’t make the lead-up any less of a bitch. The older I get, the more I find how unforgiving this season can be. When I…

Claire Hannum | December 20, 2013 - 3:00 pm

How To Find Your Way Out Of A Paper Bag

Warning: if you are literally stuck in a paper bag and can’t figure out how to get out, please stop reading right now and call for help. If you are…

Ami Angelowicz | October 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

19 Signs You’re In A New Age Bookstore

We recently discovered that one of the many things we have in common is a deep love of new age bookstores. Ami actually used to work in one in LA,…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 11, 2013 - 10:00 am

45 Things We Thought We’d Accomplish By A Certain Age (And Didn’t)

In the movie “Singles,” -—and this sticks with Ami because she first saw it at the age of 14, so it made a big impression — Janet Livermore (played by…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

8 Horrendous Pieces Of Sex Advice From The Most WTF Book Ever Written

Amazon describes the little-known (thank God!) 1999 self-help book, The Rules For Getting Laid: Get The Sex You Want as an “outrageous, hilarious, politically incorrect book shows men the boneheaded…

Ami Angelowicz | June 19, 2013 - 9:00 am

5 Popular Self-Help Tips That Actually Hurt Your Career

We all want to be successful, but things like tyrannical bosses, stapler-stealing co-workers and the statistical impossibility of every single person being a CEO keep bringing us down. So we…

Cracked | February 23, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: On The Importance Of Being Alone

I work from home, so I spend a lot of time alone. Eight hours a day, actually, and often more than that. I miss having coworkers (especially because my Frisky…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

12 Self-Help Books That Actually Work

Self help books get a bad rap sometimes, I think. They’re seen as the province of walking, talking “Cathy” cartoons and hippie-dippie-fruit-loop types. That couldn’t be less true:  there are…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 4:00 pm