Ask the Readers: What New Thing Do You Want to Try This Year?

Usher in the new year by planning new experiences! They make your days more interesting, and you’ll probably learn something, too! What new thing do you want to try this year? What do you find so appealing about it? Do you have specific plans for it yet? Tell us what new thing you want to … Read moreAsk the Readers: What New Thing Do You Want to Try This Year?

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Memory From 2018?

As we close out 2018, let’s take a walk down memory lane and share our favorites from the past year. What is your favorite memory from 2018? Why is it your favorite? Has the experience changed you in any way? Tell us about your favorite memory from 2018 and we’ll enter you in a drawing … Read moreAsk the Readers: What Is Your Favorite Memory From 2018?

Could Waking Up an Hour Earlier Change Your Life?

Getting enough exercise has always been an issue for me, mostly because I think working out is so incredibly boring. I love the initial rush I get when I hop on my elliptical or take a brisk walk through the neighborhood, but I always wind up counting down the seconds until I’ve satisfied my goal … Read moreCould Waking Up an Hour Earlier Change Your Life?

How Constant Rejection Can Actually Lead to Success

Rejection is no one’s idea of fun. Not only do you have to deal with the disappointment of not getting something you hoped for, but you also have to grapple with the feelings of insecurity that come along for the ride anytime you’re told, “Thanks, but no thanks.” You might feel like…

How to Be a Stellar Mentor to Someone at Work

When you’re asked to become a mentor to someone, it can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. You’ve reached a stage in your career wherein you have valuable knowledge to pass on, and you can impart that wisdom to an eager disciple. However, the difference between being a good…

7 Life Skills You Can Learn for Free

We don’t learn everything in school. There are many people who might have an impressive degree and can do calculus, but when it comes to public speaking or cooking a tasty meal, they don’t know where to begin. Here are seven basic life skills everyone needs to know, and how to learn them for…

Connecting Money Management and Time Management

I’m going to share the gist of a conversation I had with a reader a couple of weeks ago. This reader, who I’ll call Tonya, agreed to let me share the gist of the conversation but not exact quotes, so much of this is going to be paraphrased, and I’m attempting as best as I … Read moreConnecting Money Management and Time Management

6 Amazing Volunteer Programs Around the World

Volunteering can be challenging, eye opening, and even life altering, but ultimately it’s rewarding in so many ways for those who undertake it. And volunteering abroad is a fantastic way to not only enrich your travels, but also to help others in the process. There are great volunteer programs in…