Allana Akhtar

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12 Science-Backed Tricks That Will Make You More Attractive and Help You Make a Good First Impression

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar, Caroline Hroncich
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12 Things People Decide Within Seconds of Meeting You

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar, Caroline Hroncich
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Lonely, Burned Out, and Depressed: The State of Millennials’ Mental Health Entering the 2020s

by Hillary Hoffower, Allana Akhtar
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14 Things Millennials Do Completely Differently From Their Parents

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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Society’s Most Important Jobs May Actually Be Worse For Mental Health

by Allana Akhtar, Rebecca Aydin
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17 Relationship Facts Everybody Should Know Before Getting Married

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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The Investor Who Calls Herself a ‘Human Social Network’ Keeps Her Inbox Organized Through Triaging Email as It Comes In

by Allana Akhtar
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42% of US Employees Have Experienced or Seen Racism At Work. It’s the Latest Example of How Diversity Efforts Are Falling Short, Especially in America.

by Allana Akhtar
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The Days of Coffee-Grabbing Internships Are Over. Here’s How Fellows and Apprentices Are Changing the Way We Train Our Youngest Workers.

by Allana Akhtar
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How Turning Off Phone Notifications Helps the President of JetBlue’s VC Arm Avoid Multitasking and Get Things Done

by Allana Akhtar
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60 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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A CEO Who Writes 9,200 Employee Birthday Cards a Year Explains the Value of Gratitude

by Allana Akhtar
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24 Signs You Have a Terrible Boss, and How to Stop Them From Crushing Your Happiness

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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24 Life Skills Every Functioning Adult Should Master Before Turning 30

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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7 Relationship Experts Reveal Their Favorite Questions to Avoid Awkward Small Talk on a First Date

by Allana Akhtar
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Your Friends Don’t Like Using Their Vacation Days to Celebrate Your Wedding

by Allana Akhtar
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8 Ways to Make Sure You Grow Happier as You Get Older

by Allana Akhtar
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AOC’s squad always has her back — and it shows the power of making friends at work

by Allana Akhtar
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10 Major Goals to Accomplish Before You’re 30

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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“Queer Eye” Star Karamo Brown Shares His Biggest Career Setback — and How He Turned Rejection into a Personal Win

by Allana Akhtar
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13 Simple Ways to Get Better at Small Talk

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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Your Vacation Is Stressing out Your Millennial Coworkers, and Social Media Is Only Making It Worse

by Allana Akhtar, Hillary Hoffower
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13 Changes You Should Make in Your 30s to Boost Your Health and Happiness

by Shana Lebowitz, Allana Akhtar
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Your 30-step Plan for Getting the Promotion You Want and Deserve

by Allana Akhtar, Rachel Premack

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