Looking to mix things up a little bit? We rounded up 5 online classes to take for fun during quarantine, including classes on happiness, makeup tutorials, demystifying your DSLR, and more!
Wondering how to stay in touch with friends and loved ones during these trying times? We’ve rounded up some great ways to stay connected during social distancing.
Do you throw dinner parties, or other hosted events at your home? What do they look like, and what are your best tips?
How DO you protect your personal time and engagements from work encroachment? Do you have any great tips on what to say to your superiors, or how to signal that things are really important and cannot be cancelled?
Here’s a fun question, ladies: what are your best networking tips for younger women just starting out in their careers? What’s your best advice on how to network when you’re junior? We’ve rounded up some tips from readers in our last discussion, and I have some thoughts as well, but I’m curious to hear what … Read More about How to Network When You’re Junior
2020 Update: We love the readers’ input on what to wear to a company picnic or to watch baseball with coworkers — you may also want to check out our entire guide to tricky summer associate events just like this! What do you wear to attend a company picnic and watch a baseball game — … Read More about What to Wear to a Company Picnic or to Watch Baseball with Coworkers
Fun questions for today: have you tried different meditation apps or different forms of meditation? What are you liking right now? Have you found meditation and mindfulness to help with stress, focus, and productivity? There’s a lot of noise about the benefits of meditation these days — managing stress and anxiety! increased focus! neuroplasticity! closing your tabs! … Read More about The Best Meditation Apps (That Aren’t Headspace)
We haven’t had a Hobby Wednesday in a while — today, Rebecca Berfanger is sharing with us her love of cross stitch for stress relief! (Check out other discussions in our series, including how to learn a new language, adult coloring books, and more!) Thank you, Rebecca! – Kat Do you have crafts and hobbies … Read More about Arts and Crafts for Stress Relief: Subversive Cross Stitch
Ladies, it’s been far too long since we’ve had a check-in to see what you’re reading, what TV you’re bingeing on, what movies you’ve loved, and more (games?). What would you recommend? For my $.02, my television habits are probably more erudite than most of my other habits at this point. Right now, my husband and … Read More about Books, Binge TV, Movies, and More
2020 Update: We still love a lot of these older podcasts for professionals, but you may want to check out our most recent discussion of the best podcasts for smart women. Readers, which are your favorite podcasts? What do you think are the best podcasts for professionals — the ones you recommend to friends, bosses, … Read More about Open Thread: The Best Podcasts for Professionals
With summer almost here, we thought we’d revisit a subject readers have talked about through the years: great board games for grown-ups! They’re the perfect antidote to too much screentime (both for kids AND adults), a great stress reliever (well, unless Monopoly ends up getting too heated!), and a way to distract your mind from, say, what’s in the … Read More about Six Great Board Games for Grown-Ups
2020 Update: We still think this is a great list of resources for women running for office (go go ladies!) — but if you’re looking for small political actions to take weekly, check out this roundup of resources. Have you ever considered running for office? Maybe you were spurred into action by the outcome of last … Read More about Resources for Women Running for Office