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Lift Your Head and Lower Your Arms — You Might Just Feel Better

Is working from home causing all sorts of aches and pains? An ergonomics expert talked us through how to avoid the most common home setup pitfalls.

Lift Your Head and Lower Your Arms — You Might Just Feel Better

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How To Survive In A Mostly White Workplace: Tips For Marginalized Employees

Changing workplace culture isn't the job of marginalized employees. But knowing how to manage your boss or document your daily work can help employees of color — even if it just shows you when you've had enough.

How To Survive In A Mostly White Workplace: Tips For Marginalized Employees

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A home is engulfed in flames in the Creek Fire in Fresno County, California early on September 8, 2020. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Ways To Get Ready For A Wildfire

Wildfires are raging in California and the Pacific Northwest. Here's how to prepare for a wildfire and what to do if one is approaching.

6 Ways To Get Ready For A Wildfire

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How To Make The Most Of Online College This Fall

If you (or your kids) are in college, there's a good chance you're going through online classes this semester — maybe for the first time. Learning remotely can be tough, but staying organized and maintaining social connections can help.

How To Make The Most Of Online College This Fall

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What To Do If You Can't Pay Your Rent

If you're unable to pay rent, you're not alone. In this episode, we explain how to qualify for the new eviction moratorium and what to know if you can't pay your rent.

What To Do If You Can't Pay Your Rent

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Math Anxiety Is Real. Here's How To Help Your Child Avoid It
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Math Anxiety Is Real. Here's How To Help Your Child Avoid It

Math anxiety is real for kids and adults. But parents can help. The solution goes beyond equations and textbooks.

Math Anxiety Is Real. Here's How To Help Your Child Avoid It

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Workplace Diversity Goes Far Past Hiring. How Leaders Can Support Employees Of Color

You might've heard the phrase "workplace diversity" in recent months. If you're a leader in your workplace — especially if you're white — this episode is for you. Here are some actionable steps to take to make your organization more equitable and inclusive.

Workplace Diversity Goes Far Past Hiring. How Leaders Can Support Employees Of Color

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The Right Mentor Can Change Your Career. Here's How to Find One
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The Right Mentor Can Change Your Career. Here's How to Find One

A strong mentor can change your career and help you outside of work. In this episode, we'll give you tips on finding the right mentor to help you achieve your goals.

The Right Mentor Can Change Your Career. Here's How to Find One

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College Is Important. So Is Mental Health. Here's How To Study Without Burning Out
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College Is Important. So Is Mental Health. Here's How To Study Without Burning Out

No one teaches you how to study. Laptop or paper notes? Highlighter or flashcards? And does music help? Here's how to take better notes and study so that you remember what you've learned — without getting crushed by college stress.

College Is Important. So Is Mental Health. Here's How To Study Without Burning Out

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Make All Your Arguments Win-Win: Stop Fighting And Start Brainstorming

It's normal to avoid conflict. This episode gives you tools for turning what could be a heated argument into a constructive brainstorming session — so both parties feel like they are working together instead of against each other.

Make All Your Arguments Win-Win: Stop Fighting And Start Brainstorming

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