Readers, have you tried alternative products for your period like DivaCup, Thinx, DearKates, or more? What have been your experiences with them — do you still use them — and who would you recommend them for?
I feel like I am constantly trying to get into a good routine for workouts and eating — so I thought it might be a fun discussion for today. What are YOUR health and fitness routines, ladies? What about other self-care — do you do it as needed or do you try to routinize it? … Read More about Open Thread: What Are Your Health and Fitness Routines?
2018 update: We still think this is a great discussion about how to build good habits, but you may also want to check out our post on how to stay fit in winter. Readers, what are your tips on how to build good habits? Which healthy habits have you successfully started? Have you found that … Read More about How to Build Good Habits: Tips & Tricks
Drinking and drug use can be a problem for anyone, but there have been a number of stories lately about how it’s particularly a problem for lawyers. (We’ve also talked in the past about how there are many high-achieving women who drink too much, too, and there was a great Medium post by Kristi Coulter … Read More about Open Thread: On Drinking Too Much, Jobs That Encourage Drinking, and Drinking Because of Job-Related Stress
We all know we shouldn’t go to work when we’re sick. But whether you’re a presidential candidate or have a more typical career, most of us do it anyway. (Note: Here I’m referring to the average Corporette reader with full-time benefits; the millions of Americans without paid sick leave don’t have much choice about whether to stay home and rest.) … Read More about 6 Things to Have on Hand When You’re Sick at Work
Reader C has a great question about work/life balance — and keeping a standing therapy appointment without being perceived as lazy. I can’t wait to hear the readers’ tips on making time for therapy! Here’s her question: Hi! I’m a newer BigLaw associate. The stress of the job has caused my mental health to take … Read More about Making Time for Therapy
Ladies, what is your skin routine? At what age did you get serious about skincare? What are your favorite products, both over-the-counter and prescription, whether for anti-aging, anti-wrinkles, exfoliating, or something else? I’ve seen a lot of readers talking recently about serums, sunscreens, retinoids and more, so let’s discuss. I’m curious to hear what everyone else is doing, … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Serums, Sunscreen, and Retinoids
2018 Update: We still stand by these 7 tips to help you hire a personal trainer, but you may also want to check out our post about how to stay fit in winter. Have you ever tried to hire a personal trainer? Did you find it was a good experience, a mediocre one, or a … Read More about 7 Tips to Help You Hire a Personal Trainer
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice for women and drinking too much, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of women lawyers and drinking. Ladies: how do you feel about drinking? Do you think overachieving women tend to drink more? We haven’t talked about this for a while, … Read More about Women, Drinking, and Overachieving
What are the best practices to prevent stinky shoes? How do you destink your shoes once they’re already funky? Reader K has a delicate question regarding stinky shoes: I need advice on how to keep my shoes from developing a bad odor. I wear hose 90% of the time with my dress work shoes, and … Read More about Sniff Sniff: How to Prevent Stinky Shoes
Which are the best towels? What factors should matter? Last month we talked about the best sheets for the home — and today we’re looking at the best towels. Reader K wonders… Hi Kat, again, love your blog. I am curious as to whether you and the readers have found THE BEST towels. I am ready to do this … Read More about The Best Towels
What are the best products and practices for whitening nails and teeth? Reader L wonders… I’m an elementary school principal. I love your blog! I would love a post about teeth whitening products and nails. I work with staff, families, district personnel, and community people/businesses. I feel that the first thing they notice when talking … Read More about Tips for Whitening Teeth and Nails