By: Lauren Handel Zander


Change Your Perceptions, Change Your Life

It was about 8:30 on a very cloudy Saturday morning in New York City and I was out for a jog....


Time Is Your Life’s Currency—Is Your Balance Low?

What feels better than a day in which all your to-do’s are crossed off the list? The rare experience of “getting...


Want to Change Your Life? Evaluate Your Relationship With Your Parents

As much as I’m always working on you, you should know, I am also working on myself, too. Recently, something happened...


The Real Reason Why So Many of Us Refuse to Get Healthy

I write about all sorts of things that come up in my coaching—love, relationships, time management, character traits. But today, I...


Why Tell the Truth? It Makes You Healthier

According to a recent study, 1 in 6 Americans are on some sort of psychiatric drug—mainly antidepressants. The statistic alone is...


What’s Your Plan D?

All right, have a seat. I’m about to tackle a subject our kind notoriously hates to discuss (including, yours truly!). Actually,...


Is Your (Familial) History Repeating Itself? Here’s How to Break the Cycle

Stop me if you heard this story before (or read it in Discover Magazine!). Darwin and Freud walk into a bar. Meanwhile,...


Why It’s Healthy to Admit Defeat and Wave Your White Flag

Everyone has times in their life when they ought to admit defeat. Whether it’s in your love life, how you handle...


Why It’s Important to be Selective About Your Friendships

Should certain friendships have an expiration date? You know, like Parmalat? OK, it’s not necessarily the nicest of questions, for sure,...


Why Hiding behind Humility Isn’t Helping Anyone

“I am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was.” –Muhammad Ali One of the biggest misconceptions I...


Are You Living on Repeat? Here’s How to Get Unstuck

“What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that...


Does Your Sex Life Leave You Happy or Hungry?

Three questions to answer with your significant other to enhance your sex life. I’m about to bring up a subject matter...


How to Design Your Holiday

Avoid drama and get in the spirit with four tips for losing the negative attitude and low expectations, and designing your ideal holiday.