How to Make A New, Meaningful Friendship

No matter how busy you are, you need a few solid friendships for your health and well-being. Follow these five steps to create an enriching, long-term, and fulfilling relationship.

10 Silly Beliefs that Sabotage Your Happiness

Many failures result from the behaviors we do or we avoid because of our beliefs. Here are some examples of common beliefs that can sabotage your happiness and success. Look for your belief, then read the alternative point of view you might want to consider instead.

5 Steps for Managing Your Emotional Triggers

When you can identify what is triggering your reactions in the moment, you give yourself the chance to feel differently if you want to. Naming your emotional triggers also gives you more clarity on what you need to do or ask for to change your circumstances. Choose your triggers from a list of needs and learn the steps for gaining emotional freedom today.

7 Tips for Talking About Anything With Anyone

Giving feedback can hurt instead of help a relationship. If you need something to treat you in a different way, follow these 7 steps to help you agree on a way forward that is more respectful and rewarding for you both.

How to Turn Around a Negative Relationship

Whether your relationships are professional or personal, if you do not talk about the negative feelings you are holding onto, the relationship will erode. This post provides steps to improve your own relationships or to act as a coach to help bring people together at work.

12 Ways to Replenish Your Energy

Do you feel exhausted at the end of the day, with little energy left for family and friends? This post will help you look at what you do that leaves you feeling drained, and then provides tips for revitalizing yourself so you have energy left for the evening.

5 Tips for Transforming Stage Fright into Stage Delight

Instead of trying to be calm, you can use your nervous energy for positive results. Here are two tips for counteracting your negative self-talk with positive nervousness before you go on stage and three tips to keep you engaging and likable while you are speaking:

5 Steps Toward Believing in Yourself

Whether you are starting something new or you made some mistakes you regret, you might fall into the trap of calling yourself a failure. Or you worry others will judge you as incompetent. This post will help you recognize scenarios where you discount yourself and then it gives you 5 steps for helping you recover your confidence so you can move on.

How to Tell Your Boss How You Feel

Sometimes you need to teach your boss how to best manage you—what motivates you and demotivates you—so you can perform at your best. Here is a technique you can use with tips for making this uncomfortable conversation work in your favor.

The Most Critical Skill for Activating Resiliency

You can strengthen your resiliency so you can cope with undesired changes in your life, but it has to be done as a daily exercise. Here are 5 steps for strengthening your ability to see options before, during, and after crisis hits.

How to Let Go and Move On

One of the most difficult parts of making transitions at work or in life is letting go of who you were and what once made you successful. This post will give you four steps for letting go of the past so you can move into your new life.

What Little Girls Know that Big Girls Forget

Why don't grown women count on their female friends more at work? There is more money to be made through partnerships, but only 11 percent of women consider starting a business with another woman. And women who work for someone else often go it alone. Here are 5 tips that will help you develop strong and positive partnerships to pave the road to success.

How to Deal With Other People's Difficult Emotions

Sometimes people cry, feel embarrassed, or get angry or defensive in conversations. What do you do? Here are tips for dealing with each of these emotions in a conversation so you can still have a successful result.

How to Use Your Intuition

We all have intuition but we don’t consciously listen to it, trusting only what appears to be rational in our often irrational mind. This post gives you steps and an exercise to start hearing the important messages from your heart and gut more clearly.

Is Insecurity Sabotaging Your Relationships?

Even if you are an otherwise competent person, situational self-doubt can affect how you connect or disconnect with others. The behavior that results from even a small breach in confidence can damage your relationships, your effectiveness as a leader, and future opportunities. Here are 5 tips to help keep your insecurities from harming your relationships

Why You Should Never Work Late

What you do before you go to sleep and the amount of hours you sleep affect your work, your health, and your happiness. Here are three tips to help you get the sleep you need.

You Can Be Nice and Still Get Angry

Some of us hide our resentment and frustrations because we were taught that anger is bad. We were taught that we had to be nice, not angry. We were not taught what to do with our anger when it shows up. It then is toxic to our relationships, our happiness, and our health. Read this post to learn how to give a healthy voice to your anger so you release it for good.

How to Tame Your Inner Godzilla

What do you do when enough is enough? Either your stress has been accumulating and one incident tips you over the edge or you have no more patience for a particular person or situation. Your eyes bulge, your muscles tighten, and you are about to spit words with fire. Read this post first! You will get tips for getting what you need with destroying everyone around you.

How to Speak with Power

Do you have trouble starting a speech, meeting, or difficult conversation with strength? This post will help you set your emotions and posture to get the powerful impact you desire.

When You Should Never Make a Decision

Sometimes forces work against you and you can't make the best decision. Know what time of day is the best time to decide what to do whether making a big life decision or sending a sensitive email.

The One Word That's Holding You Back

There is one word that allows you to take fewer risks, delay making vital changes, avoid intimacy, resist suggestions, rationalize the status quo, numb your brains with chemicals or mindless entertainment, and decrease the capacity to see opportunities and different points of view. Find out what that word is and what you can do to override its power.

7 Tips for Bouncing Back From Disappointment

Even though you know you can’t always get what you want, disappointment hurts anyway. You can’t think yourself into feeling better. The shift has to be made emotionally. Here are seven tips for getting over disappointment as fast as you can so you can move on to brighter days.

How to Win an Argument

When you disagree with someone, they have to want to hear your point of view. There are four things you need to do for people to be open to hear you. Once you do these four things, they are more likely to accept your logic.

How To Feel Good Enough

How much time do you spend comparing yourself to others, to the successes in your past, and to the dreams that never came true? You might not be able to stop. What you can do is catch yourself in the process and either talk yourself into thinking differently or shift your focus so you feel differently. This post tells you how.

Make Better Decisions for Yourself

It’s hard to make a decision when you are emotionally wrapped up in other people’s opinions. Shoulds are so pervasive many people are dissatisfied and disappointed with work and life everywhere you turn. The recognition of your should-based actions and the practice of personal choice can lead you to a should-free life. The questions in this post will help you.

Too Busy For Friends, Too Tired to Change

Who do you talk to when you face a challenging situation or decision? Increasing isolation is a common occurrence for high-achieving women but rarely discussed or even recognized. It's time to step back and look at what social/emotional support you have and buff it up if you need to. This will make you both stronger and happier at work.

What to Do When You are Bored to Death

The more you feel stuck in the situation—listening to a co-worker’s weekend escapades, waiting in line for a cup of coffee, sitting in a meeting you could care less about—the more agitated you feel. Here are some tips to help you take back control of your time and your mind.

How to Deal with Annoying People

The world is quickly filling with annoying and annoyed people. Would you like to help put a stop to this vicious cycle? Here are seven tips for preserving your peace of mind when you encounter insensitive and rude people.

Is Your Husband/Partner Good for Your Career?

One of the myths we tell ourselves when we fall in love is that the love is so strong, you can work through any problems around your career goals. You need to test this out before you commit. If you are already in relationship, there are conversations you should be having now to support a happy future for both of you. Read on to discover what to include in your talks.

What to Do When You Think Yourself Crazy

As a woman, you often think yourself crazy. You ruminate on the past and worry about the future until you feel stuck, overwhelmed and stressed out. Here are six tips to shift your perspective out of this negative spiral: