Balancing work and family is never easy, even for moms who pause their careers to care for their kids. In MONEY MAKING MOM, Crystal Paine advises stay-at-home mothers to keep their eyes peeled for opportunities to keep their skills and training fresh.Many positions translate readily into freelance jobs. A former teacher might tutor a handful […]
Anyone can get rich. At least that was the fervent belief of Wallace D. Wattles, who developed a self-help method that anyone can follow. While Wattles’s unorthodox ideas haven’t exactly been laboratory-tested, they’re easy enough to try. Intrigued? Get a full education with our Instaread on THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH.
Before globalization radically altered the modern workplace, being mediocre at your job wasn’t necessarily a career killer. You just had to be good enough to get the job done. Unskilled laborers could usually find a position with decent pay. And in factories, workers could be reasonably sure that as long as they showed up and […]
What happens after you click a link? Something like this: a pop-up window asks if you want to join a mailing list. You accept the site’s cookies, and maybe close a second pop-up ad. Finally, you begin to read—until, somewhere on the page, a loud video starts to play. Fundamentally, the experience of using the […]
Did you struggle through math classes in school? Statistically speaking, you’re not alone. Based on the world’s most popular online course, A MIND FOR NUMBERS shows where you probably went wrong—and how to fix it. Here are two key insights from our latest release. Key Insight 1: There are two modes of thinking: focused and […]
Until recently, many medical outcomes were considered a matter of fate. But when doctors realized that the way in which most genes are expressed depends more on individual lifestyle choices than inheritance, the game changed for good. Now researchers know that the genes we’re born with are usually less important than what we choose to […]
What if you could pin all the world’s problems on one source? As a spiritual guru, Eckhart Tolle has given the matter some thought. In A NEW EARTH, he writes about how society would transform if only humankind could transcend its self-centered point of view. In a book full of lofty ideas, Tolle offers a very […]
Social media influencer and self-help powerhouse Rachel Hollis is known for her candid style. But even Hollis’s most casual photos and confessional posts are part of a personality that she has carefully curated for public consumption. Our latest Success Story goes behind the brand to get the story of the real Rachel Hollis.
When practicing a new skill, it’s easy to focus on everything you’re doing wrong. But W. Timothy Gallwey, a coach who’s famous for introducing meditation to the Harvard University Tennis Team, points out that all that negativity obscures the fact that almost all of us improve in any given pursuit over time. In THE INNER GAME […]
As a writer on TV shows like ER and Friends, Lori Gottlieb was a storyteller whose job was to find the drama in everyday situations. Then, in the midst of a wildly successful second career as a psychotherapist, Gottlieb had some drama of her own—a terrible breakup that landed her in counseling. With MAYBE YOU SHOULD TALK TO […]