Anti-racism isn’t the same as not being racist, and it’s never been more important to start or continue journey.
Beat Zoom burnout: host a conversation salon à la the French Enlightenment
Zoom burnout got you down? Host a French-Enlightenment style conversation salon to shake things up.
Putting grief on my schedule
At best, the coronavirus crisis is like a shitty breakup — if you don’t make time to process your feelings and grieve, they’ll just overwhelm you and flare up when you least expect it. So go ahead, cry in the bathtub.
How to not suck at working from home
Jennifer, a six-year pro of working from home, says: make a dedicated workspace, stop doing your laundry and don’t forget to leave the house sometimes.
My ritual to acknowledge life’s ups and downs
The small ups and downs of life are important. Sarah found a way to celebrate wins, wash away discomforts, spend time with a friend and cool off from a Texas summer all at once.
Freezing my eggs: a mental health godsend
According to Sarah, the three best things she’s ever done for her mental health are therapy, meditation and freezing her eggs.
How to buy a house: a step-by-step guide
Buying a house can feel (read: IS) complicated and overwhelming. This guide can help.
What buying a house as a single woman was like
Sarah never imagined buying a house, let alone buying one on her own. It had ups and downs, but now she feels like a badass calling herself a homeowner.
Our take on 2020 resolutions
We’re not into concrete resolutions this year. Instead we’re embracing words like “courageous” to guide us through 2020.
An ode to phoning it in
Knowing when not to try your hardest is one of the most adaptive life skills you can develop.
We went on a phone diet. Here’s what we learned about decreasing screen time.
After realizing their screen time was out of control, two friends vow to use their phones less for a week. Here’s what they learned.
I prioritized my career and don’t regret it
In a society that often punishes women for being career-driven, we we met a happy professional powerhouse who says “I don’t believe in work-life balance.”
According to this super successful tech CMO, micromanaging your day isn’t the key to success
Carla Piñeyro Sublett got so burned out she decided to quit her job, pull her kids out of school and travel the world. Now she has a new outlook on work.
Amy and Sarah aren’t sorry
Saying sorry when you don’t need to (“sorry, could you pass me the water?”) is a bummer. Sarah and Amy tried to stop to boost their confidence.
I attended the Girlboss Rally and my feelings surprised me
Sarah worried the GirlBoss Rally might feel superficial. What she didn’t account for was a huge mental breakthrough and a whole lotta feelings.
My path to happiness is changing my mind
Sarah used to always think she was right. Until she discovered the glory of changing her mind.
What I’m doing to manage my time better
We’re wary of “time management” tips that enable us to try to do more than we should. But these tips are all about doing less of what you don’t need to in order to focus on what’s most important.
Career transition stories: illustrator to tech product manager
Our biggest career transition story yet: Angelica Vela went from being an illustrator to a tech product manager. Read on for how.
I tried waking up early for a week. Here’s how it went.
Sarah tried the “successful people wake up early” thing to get more out of her day. She liked the extra morning quiet time. The actual dragging her body out of bed before sunrise part was less enjoyable.
Lessons in failure and audacity from a women’s career coach and influencer
Before she was a career influencer, Emilie Aries struggled personally and professionally. She thinks we need to talk more about failure, be audacious and stop giving 100% to things we don’t care about.
Opting out of busyness
Sarah, a lifelong over-committer, couldn’t figure out how to break the cycle of burnout. An overwhelming low finally changed the way she spent her time.
How I changed careers in 8 months
Sarah decided she was done feeling stuck in a career she didn’t want. Through reaching out to friends, taking (cheap) classes and focusing her networking, she switched careers in 8 months. Here’s how.
Our not-so-typical New Year’s resolutions
We have mixed feelings on New Year’s resolutions, so we’re taking a non-traditional approach this year. Each of our co-founders shares their thoughts.
You don’t need to have your shit together to start networking
We know that networking is crucial for career growth, but it’s daunting. Good news: you can network when you feel clueless — in fact, it’s one of the most effective ways to figure out your next step.
Resume advice from someone who hates writing resumes
A recruitment expert shares seven tips for strengthening your resume.
Tales of a cheap woman
From asking for discounts to cleaning out your wardrobe, there are lots of simple ways to stretch your hard-earned dollar.
Sarah and the city
Work and life recently brought Sarah to New York for 10 days and she has lived to tell the tale. She shares the ups and downs of navigating work travel and New York’s chaos.
The hidden costs of being super organized
People who are good at organization do it effortlessly, right? Think again. Some real talk on the work of being organized — and tips for easing the burden.
I tried the Pomodoro Technique and it sort of helped me focus
Having trouble focusing at work? We’re with you, friends. You may want to try the Pomodoro Technique, a time management hack that organizes work into short intervals with breaks.
You need to get better at bragging about yourself
Getting comfortable bragging about yourself takes practice. But when we don’t highlight our skills and experience, we set ourselves back.