16 posts by

Lauren D’Alessandro

Dealing With Manipulation: How to Handle Confrontation With a Manipulator (Part 2 of 2)

Manipulators are always hard to confront, but covert manipulators are the worst. When confronted, they will remain cool as cucumber,…

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Dealing With Manipulation: Subtle Tactics and How to Spot Them (Part 1 of 2)

Lately I’ve been encountering a very subtle thing that I like to call “soft manipulation.” Soft manipulation is a form…

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4 Tricks to Help You Conquer Social Anxiety and Become an Expert Conversationalist

“I’m not shy, I just don’t like you.” “I just really hate small talk.” “I would rather be at home…

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How to Quit Seeking Popularity and Get Refocused On Your Purpose

Wanting others to appreciate your work is not a bad thing in and of itself. We were created with a…

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How to Spot a Liar (Before They Ever Lie to You)

Seasoned liars can be very deceptive. They have learned to convince themselves that they are telling the truth, so their…

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3 Ways to Fall Back in Love with Your Work

Remember when you were little and you took for granted that you would get your dream job and be perfectly happy doing…

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