How Being Selectively Selfish Will Boost Your Productivity and Save Time - LM Bennett

How Being Selectively Selfish Will Boost Your Productivity and Save Time

Last year, we had the pleasure of speaking with LM Bennett about how to get your ish together – inspired by her book, Get Your Ish Together: A Workbooks for the Purpose-Driven Life. So we were more than happy to have LM back for another discussion. In our new podcast, we spoke about time management – an issue many of …

How to be an Active, Informed Voter

How to be an Active, Informed Voter

Democratic primaries are underway, and some major elections are just around the corner. Now more than ever, it’s vital that you vote. After all, how can your country work for you if you don’t have a say in it? But becoming an active, informed voter can be a daunting task, especially when you don’t know much about politics. How do …

How to Practice Self-Care By Creating Work-Life Balance

How to Practice Self-Care by Creating Work-Life Balance

You’ve probably heard plenty of discussion around self-care and around work-life balance, but did you know that the two are actually closely related? Both concepts go hand-in-hand, and if you have a job, it’s hard to take good care of yourself if you don’t have balance. Really, achieving work-life balance is a form of self-care. Here’s how you can tackle …

De-Clutter Your Life

Get it Together: De-Clutter Your Life

You’ve probably heard the phrase “less is more.” Perhaps you’ve heard it in terms of fashion, packing for trips, or decorating your home. While “less is more” is certainly not always true, working to de-clutter your life will inevitably bring you more happiness and tranquility. De-Clutter Your Things I come from a family of packrats. Generation upon generation, my kin …

Holiday Politics

How to Navigate Holiday Politics in a Divided Family

The holidays are just around the corner, and I’m stressed about the political conversations that will certainly come up. My family has very strong political opinions, and they’re very different from my own. I hate engaging in these conversations and would rather avoid them altogether. How can I politely tune my family out when politics come up? – Andi in …

7 Ways to Practice Self-Care (Even When You Feel Burned Out)

7 Ways to Practice Self-Care (Even When You Feel Burned Out)

Self-care is so important, yet many of us don’t practice it enough, especially when we need it the most. How can you take care of #1 (that’s you!) even when you’re feeling burned out? Even when you’re so busy that just the thought of adding one more item to your to-do list stresses you out? We’ve all been there… and …

How to Handle Bigotry in Your Family

Yikes! How to Handle Bigotry in Your Family

Whether we’ve lived it or just seen it on TV, we all know the awkwardness and anger that can arise when a family member says something bigoted. Whether it’s a malicious tirade or a casual stereotype, it can make us squirm thinking about dealing with it. How are you supposed to respond? How can you handle bigotry in your family? …

5 Overlooked Self-Care Tips That Will Revamp Your Mental Health

5 Overlooked Self-Care Tips That Will Revamp Your Mental Health

While the concept of self-care has become somewhat trendy recently, taking an active role in one’s own health is easier said than done. Self-care is often missing from people’s busy lives. Whether due to lack of time or feelings of guilt, many of us regularly neglect our own well-being and happiness. Fortunately, some of the most effective self-care strategies (including …

Rethink Your Routine to Gain More Control

How to Rethink Your Routine to Gain More Control

We’ve all been there: feeling completely out of control and wondering how to get back on track. It’s normal to feel a lack of agency over your life, especially when so much truly is out of your hands. You can’t force a hiring manager to pick you, and you can’t foresee a flat tire wrecking your carefully-planned schedule and budget. …

How You and Your Children Can Make a Change in the World

How You and Your Children Can Make a Change in the World

In the past few years, it seems that being politically aware and involved is becoming more and more common, and it’s great to see women and young people play a bigger role in this important sphere. But even as we see a growing presence of women, people of color, people of religious minorities, and millennials in politics, many of us …

2010s in Review: 12 Women Who Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

2010s in Review: 12 Women Who Impacted Music in the Last 10 Years

As we move into the final months of 2019, we also reach the end of the second decade of the 21st century. A lot has changed in the last 10 years, and woman have continued to be at the forefront of the evolving music landscape. Earlier this week, we shared a blog highlighting 12 of the women who have had …