Melissa Parolin

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Self-Help Books Every 20-Something Should Read

get past that 20 slump<p>As someone who has spent most of her life led by a deep cloak of disinterest and general independence, it's safe to say that I have never been one to subscribe to any sort of self-help medium. But a few months ago, midway through my 22nd year on this planet, a friend handed me …

Books

3 Management Mistakes You Need to Squash Right Now | Inc.com

Like most entrepreneurs, I've developed some effective systems for motivating my employees. What I've found in the course of doing this is that the motivation, however powerful, is transient. It's hard to acquire and easy to lose, just like a client.<p>You've already done a lot of the heavy lifting …

Employment

Your Favorite Self-Help Book Will Soon Be a TV Show

Now that decluttering expert Marie Kondo is a New York <i>Times</i> best-selling author and one of <i>Time’</i>s 2015 100 Most Influential People, and has convinced …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Self-help

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Meditation

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Stanford University