I’m in college again. Months ago, I signed up for a class — maybe a complicated math class, but more likely a class with lots, and lots of reading, such as a study of Shakespeare’s entire works, or perhaps it’s Dostoyevsky. And here’s the thing: I meant to drop the class. I realized early on … Read More about The Stress of Stress Dreams
These are our top tips on battling burnout…
2020 Update: We still stand by this awesome Yoga for Stress Relief DVD — but you can also check out our most recent story on the best streaming workouts to do from home; DownDog’s restorative yoga options are really great! I’m just going to start by saying this: I am not a yoga chick. Part … Read More about Coffee Break – Yoga for Stress Relief DVD
Are you guilty of stress eating at the office (or failing to eat because you’re so stressed out)? Today’s guest poster, Ruth More, tackles the issue. You can also read her other guest post on Corporette, on downsizing your budget after you cast off your golden handcuffs. – Kat When I was a young associate, … Read More about Office Stress v. Your Diet
2016 Update: We still stand by this advice below about fitting a social calendar into a busy life, but do check out our latest discussion about ways to make time for friends when you work a lot. I don’t think we’ve talked about this yet, and I’m curious what readers say. Your job is important, … Read More about Fitting a Social Calendar Into a Busy Life
Reader J would like a post on the best undereye routine for busy women… I would love to see a post about your (and your readers’) “undereye routine.” After working some long hours, I am more and more frequently starting to notice that I look pretty haggard under the eyes with puffiness and/or dark circles. … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: What’s Your Undereye Routine?
I thought this might be an interesting topic for an open thread — what to do when you wake up the day of an important meeting and find you’ve got a blemish on your face? In addition to being a serious confidence killer, it can make you look younger and lead you to being taken … Read More about When Disaster Strikes: Acne and the Job
2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion of how to get over a mistake at the office — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of how to recover from the biggest mistake you’ve made at work. Reader K has a question about recovering from a big mistake at … Read More about Whoopsies: How to Get Over a Mistake at the Office
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on ways to relax (don’t miss the comments; lots of great ones!), but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion on the best ways to relax after a stressful day. Today’s reader mail is asking for an open thread discussing relaxation techniques… It … Read More about Open Thread: Ways to Relax?
As we mentioned on Friday, we’ve been curious about the recent story on Gothamist, “Overachieving Women Will Drink You Under the Table,” in part because so many of you “liked” the story once we posted it to Facebook (and amazingly, not one of the six is one of our drinking buddies!) Looking more closely at … Read More about Overachieving Women Who Drink Too Much