Julia Ries

Julia Ries is a writer based in Los Angeles. When she's not writing, there's a good chance she's doing yoga, walking her dog or doing yoga with her dog. Get to know her at www.juliaries.com.

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How to Protect Yourself from Other People’s Stress at Work

One weird meeting can ruin your whole day. It happens all the time: anxious bosses create anxious employees, and […]

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How More Sleep Can Turn You Into a Creative Genius

Sleep keeps the heart healthy, stress at bay, memory in tact and mental health afloat. But, on top […]

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Your Employer’s Letting You Pick Your Job Title. Now What?

You may have noticed that job titles have gotten a bit of a makeover recently. HR managers are […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Ditch Your Friends When You’re In Love

There’s something magical about the start of a new relationship. Suddenly, you have a new person to dissect, […]

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There’s No Shame in Feeling Breakup Regret

There’s no denying that having your heart broken is devastating. The pain of being rejected by someone you […]

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How to Give Feedback Without Making it Weird

Let’s be frank about something: giving feedback can be tough. Critiquing someone or telling them where they went […]

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Stop Letting Stress Wreak Havoc on Your Body

Life can be stressful. There’s relationship stress and job stress. Maybe you’re on edge about paying off those […]

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Do You Have the Sunday Scaries, or Do You Just Hate Your Job?

If you wake up on Sunday mornings filled with dread about the week ahead, you aren’t alone. In […]

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The Case for Talking Salary With Coworkers

Let’s be frank about something: talking about how much money you make with your coworkers can be downright […]