Is ombre hair appropriate for the office? When does any hair color become “unprofessional”? Reader P wrote in with a great question, and perhaps might lead us to an interesting discussion of when hair dyes and colors cross the line: I was wondering if you could do a post on whether ombre hair is professional. … Read More about Is Ombre Hair Professional?
2017 update: Links have been updated below; you may also want to check out our latest discussion of how to pamper yourself when you’re sick. What do you do if you think you’re getting sick — and what are your best tips on how to ward off a cold? We’ve talked about how to work … Read More about Sniff, Sniff: What to Do When You Think You’re Getting Sick
2020 Update: We still stand by this roundup of laughter, anxiety, and the overachieving chick — you may want to check out our more recent discussion (with recommendations!) on how to deal with anxiety through laughter. I’ve been thinking lately about how important laughter is — specifically, how important it is to have an honest-to-god … Read More about Laughter, Anxiety, and the Overachieving Chick
So here’s a fun question: how has your skincare routine changed through the years? For the older readers, when did you notice that you needed to add a little “somethin somethin” to your routine? Do you think particular brands matter, or is it just important to do something? (For example: does a particular brand of … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: Skincare and Aging
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
Kat shares the habit chart that helped her get in shape in law school!
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating conversation about thoughts on bathing — you may also want to check out our more recent post where we asked the readers how often they wash their hair. A few days ago the NYT had an interesting article about people who don’t shower regularly. Reading it, … Read More about Open Thread: Thoughts on Bathing
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?
Wondering about laser hair removal? Three women share their experiences with laser hair removal.
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice about overachieving women who drink too much, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of women lawyers and drinking. As we mentioned on Friday, we’ve been curious about the recent story on Gothamist, “Overachieving Women Will Drink You Under the Table,” in … Read More about Overachieving Women Who Drink Too Much
Days at the office can be incredibly long — made only longer by the fact that there are still chores, errands, and other life issues to be dealt with. We thought we’d start an open thread by listing some of the things that we do to save time on life tasks, and then see what … Read More about Looking for the 25th Hour? Our Top Time-Saving Strategies
Today’s reader mail is a good one, and in lieu of a poll we’re going to run this as our open thread today… What is the best antiperspirant or deodorant to wear with a suit in these hot summer months??? Great question because, face it, on the days when it’s boiling outside everyone shows up … Read More about Open Thread: What is the best antiperspirant or deodorant to wear with a suit?