21 Ways to Get Your S!@# Together

Man Repeller did a one month “cleanse” for people to get their affairs in order and now, on the last day, they are doing a catch-all for all the things you may need to get done, but have not yet! So here are 21 ways to get your shit together: Get your closet together.  If you’ve been…

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Four Ways to Have More Affectionate, Loving Relationships

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” ~Simone Weil  It’s so common to take the closest relationships in our lives for granted. That’s why it’s so vitally important to take the time to nurture the little connections that we have with each other, every day. In this way, love is a practice, just…

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Thinking About Saving Money?

originally seen on Man Repeller… ALEXA VON TOBEL, LEARNVEST CEO, IS HERE TO ANSWER THE FAQ ABOUT MONEY There are three things one cannot avoid in life: death, taxes and root canals. Of these three things, it is taxes that bite hardest and not necessarily because paying bills (no matter the size) is arguably the worst of human experiences —…

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The 3 Writing Mistakes Successful Leaders Never Make

So you’re using the right power words to get your email opened, but for some reason, you’re still not getting a reply. Perhaps it’s time you took a long hard look at what you’re writing. There is nothing worse than trying to read through an email that’s riddled with spelling mistakes, grammatical errors, and long-winded phrases. Inc. thinks it’s…

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29 Tiny Cringe-Free Ways to Be a Kinder, Better Friend

They’re the people who are by our sides through breakups, promotions and everything in between, so why is it that sometimes we put the least effort into our closest friendships? Years growing up together or sticking through rough times give way to a fabulous type of comfort that only true friends know, but every now and then it’s…

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Dealing with Life’s Big Changes

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”  – Karen Kaiser Clark This post has been difficult to write for a multitude of reasons (i.e. writer’s block, work work work, more writer’s block), but I hope that it reaches you all in good health & company! I had the wonderful opportunity to go to London…

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The Art of Letting Go

Letting go is hard, especially when you have to let go of something you really want, whether it is an opportunity, or someone you really liked or loved, or even any expectations you had about something.  The opportunity of this long weekend got me thinking of the baggage I have carried into the New Year.…

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When You Have a Hard Time Asking for What You Want

For as long as I can remember, I have had a difficult time asking for what I want.  As a child, I remember when everyone had an IM account (this is the oldest sentence you will hear today) and I was scared to ask my parents if I could get one as well.  When I…

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The Books You Need to Read Before The Oscars

Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin Eilis, an Irish immigrant, moves to Brooklyn with help from an Irish priest, leaving her mother and sister behind. Although America is at first overwhelming, she finds an unexpected love connection. But then she receives news that could send her back to Ireland for good. The film is nominated for Best…

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