I’ve been thinking lately about how important laughter is — specifically, how important it is to have an honest-to-god giggle fest or a nice deep belly laugh. For my $.02, I feel like it helps me manage anxiety and stress, and for some reason it puts things in perspective. Even if I’m having a terrible, horrible, … 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
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to do a complete wardrobe revamp — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussions on how to look great for work every day, as well as the minimalist’s guide to dressing for work. Reader R has a great question that … Read More about A Complete Wardrobe Revamp
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?
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?