November 22, 2019

How to Be Present

And what that even means.


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.


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.


Charity Ferreira

August 13, 2018

Six Secrets for Making It Work

Stanford couples share how they balance the demands of relationship and career in a way that's fulfilling for both parties.


Rebecca Beyer

July 22, 2018

Summer Reading List — 2018

Build your poolside reading stack.

July 12, 2018

How to Be Resilient

Setbacks happen. It’s how you bounce back that counts.


Rebecca Beyer

June 25, 2018

How to be a Mentor

Modern mentorship moves fast. Here’s how (and why) to join in.


Emily Hite

June 4, 2018

You Know What You’re Talking About. Here’s How to Sound Like It.

How do you command respect and get your point across while keeping your cool?


Mike Vangel

April 24, 2018

How to Deal with Jerks at Work

The negative effects go beyond your desk.

February 12, 2018

How to Have Meaningful Conversations with the TV On

A guide to parenting during the Olympics.

December 2017

Should I Ditch My Spiral?

Comparing two ways of taking notes in class.


Lauren Gibson

September 2017

Paper, Plastic or Reusable?

The answer is a mixed bag.


Claire Thompson

August 23, 2017

8 Tips for Packing Like a Pro

Stanford Travel/Study trip leaders share their tips for fitting it all in the bag.

June 2, 2017

What to Read This Summer — 2017

Whatever your summertime plans, you’ll need some good reads. Check out these titles, chosen by Stanford Book Salon faculty hosts.

May 8, 2017

How to Take Great Photos

Skills and gear sorted out in time for your vacation.