Advice

January 27, 2020

3 Simple Ways to Fight for Your Privacy

The use and sale of your personal information is overwhelming, and you can’t stop it. Here’s why you should still try.

By

Summer Moore Batte

December 20, 2019

How to Limit Distraction

Author Nir Eyal discusses how people can control their device use and thus their lives.

By

Andrew Tan

December 12, 2019

8 Tips for Forgiving Someone Who Hurt You

Forgiveness is the ability to regain peace when part of your life didn’t work out the way you wanted. Who doesn’t want that?

By

Charity Ferreira

November 25, 2019

Are You Trapped in a Bad Food Relationship?

Physician Maya Adam wants you to love food that loves you back.

By

Charity Ferreira

November 22, 2019

How to Be Present

And what that even means.

By

Melina Walling

November 12, 2019

8 Life Lessons You Can Learn from Improv (Without Ever Stepping into a Class)

Advice for applying just-go-with-it wisdom to your career, relationships and life.

By

Charity Ferreira

November 1, 2019

Seven Tips for Making Friends After College

Here’s how seven alums built their social networks after leaving the Farm.

By

John Roemer

October 28, 2019

How to Quit Your Job

Stanford’s ‘Design Your Life’ gurus break down what can be fixed and when to move on.

By

Melinda Sacks

July 2019

7 Cooking Tips for the Reluctant Beginner

Feeling like you should explore beyond the microwave? Jess Dang has your back.

By

Diana Aguilera

May 2019

Your Wisdom in Five Words

Readers submitted more than 300 life hacks. Here are our favorites.

By

Kathy Zonana

March 2019

What’s Your Life Hack?

Tell us in exactly 5 words.

By

Kathy Zonana

January 15, 2019

9 Tips for Smarter Decision-Making

We tapped Stanford experts from across disciplines to find out how the science of decision-making can help you choose better.

By

Mike Vangel

December 11, 2018

Gift Guide for Book Lovers

Holiday shopping, done.

By

the editors at Stanfordmag.org

December 2018

Out of Luck? Try This.

An expert offers three ways to help you succeed.

By

Diana Aguilera

November 20, 2018

The Faker’s Quick Guide to Wine

Wine expert Mark Oldman answers everything you’ve wanted to know about the beverage but were afraid to ask.

By

Charity Ferreira