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How Journaling Helped Me Refresh After Burnout

When I set out to start my own company in 2011, I had two major goals in mind: 1) to produce smart, engaging content on financial topics that a younger(Read more)

Decision Fatigue Is Real. Here’s How to Overcome It

Decision fatigue is a real thing, what with those 35,000 we have to make each and every day. Iced or hot? Tall or grande? Two pumps or three? One shot(Read more)

4 Easy Steps To Say “No” at Work and Set Boundaries

Being the DIY-do-it-all-chronic-overachievers that we are, we want to crush any commitment we make, especially at work. But if your current commitments (including the one you’ve made to yourself) will(Read more)

5 Ways Meditation Can Get You Ahead at Work

I’ve interviewed Super Women in every arena: business, fashion, politics, you name it. And while they each stand out in their own way, one quality holds true across the spectrum:(Read more)

Why You Should Tell Your Boss You’re Taking a Mental Health Day

Until I took my first mental health day, I bought into the stigma that they are “just an excuse” to skip work. I was launching a company and working full-steam(Read more)

Why A Sustainable Schedule is So Important for Your Well-Being

After fifteen years of nonstop hustling, I crashed. I’d heard of people with hardcore, stressful careers—like mine—having breakdowns. But I never thought one of those people would be me. I(Read more)

Superwoman Is the Worst Role Model for Working Moms

I wanted to be Superwoman for as long as I can remember. Do it all. Have it all. Be it all. If you’re like me, you probably looked up to(Read more)

Why You Should Encourage Your Employees to Take a Mental Health Day

The concept of taking a “mental health day” is pretty widespread and becoming more and more accepted (it’s even legally protected, in most cases, as a totally acceptable reason to(Read more)

6 Mental Health Breaks You Can Do at Your Desk

Sometimes ruminating thoughts overrun our brains. You become obsessed with some event, thought, or emotion, and it runs over and over inside your head getting in the way of .(Read more)

How I Learned to Talk to My Boss About Burnout Without Backlash

When I landed a job as a business news anchor at 21 after graduating with a broadcast degree from Northwestern, I was thrilled. But I hated the beat that was(Read more)

How to Say ‘No’ to Unnecessary Parenting Obligations

I get it. You have an insane job? Five kids? Maybe want to workout or even sit down for dinner once in a while? Whatever it is that’s occupying your(Read more)

7 Ways to Get From Burnout to Balance

Until very recently, if you had asked me to make a list of all the things I valued, it wouldn’t have even occurred to me to put myself on it.(Read more)

3-Step Burnout Prevention Plan

I thought I was Superwoman. I’d wrapped up shooting for the second season of my TV show and had just finished touring the country promoting my second book. I was(Read more)

How I Went From Burnout To Balance & You Can, Too

After fifteen years of nonstop hustling, I crashed. I’d heard of people with hardcore, stressful careers—like mine—having breakdowns. But I never thought one of those people would be me. I(Read more)

The Most Genius Ways to Transform Your Going-Out Clothes for Work

Take a peek in your closet and I bet you’ll find a lot of cute tops, sexy LBDs, and form-fitting jeans that keep you looking and feeling great all weekend(Read more)

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Why Buying Packaged Food is Stupid

I first knew that I had “made it” when I could walk into Whole Foods and buy as many avocados as I wanted. Why? Because ripe, healthy avocados are expensive,(Read more)

Why I Used “Bitch” in the Title of My Book

As a woman, if you speak your mind, you’re called a bitch. If you don’t take shit from anyone, you’re called a bitch. If you aren’t afraid to go for(Read more)

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