Steve Calechman

Steve Calechman is a freelance journalist who regularly writes about anything under the wellness umbrella from stress management to fitness to communication.

Steve was a long-time contributing editor for Men’s Health and his work has appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine, Mindful, Harvard Health, and Vox. He lives just north of Boston with his wife, two sons, dog, and pathetic lawn.

Money Talks

How To Talk About Money Without Stressing Yourself Out

Okay, fine. Without stressing yourself out so much.


How To Network When You Never Really Leave Your Home

Because building connections remains a big part of having a successful career.

Response Unit

4 Useful Ways To Respond To Someone’s Big Emotions

Because when someone in your life — a friend, your spouse, your child — becomes very emotional, how you show up for them speaks volumes.


How To Read The Room Like A Pro

Reading the room is about seeing and hearing what’s both spoken and unspoken. And it’s a skill well worth mastering.

Howdy, Stranger

7 Fool-Proof Ways To Leave A Great First Impression

It’s always in your best interest to begin relationships on the right foot. As a parent, it’s even more so.

Good Talk

How to Tell Your Partner You Need A Little Bit More From Them

It can be hard to admit that you’re feeling neglected in your relationship. But it's a conversation worth having.


What To Say When Your Partner Never Follows Through

The true challenge is how do you get someone to care about what you care about in the same way?

Support System

How To Be As Supportive As Possible When Your Partner Needs It

Whether they’re struggling with a big or small issue, this is how you can be as helpful as possible.

Talk The Talk

5 Ways To Tell Someone You’re Upset Without Feeling Weird About It

It can be hard to muster up the courage to tell people how you’re feeling. Having a few back-pocket phrases can help.


Why You Shut Down When You’re Angry — And How To Stop

It’s a hard habit to fight, especially if it’s one you’ve had for a long time. Here’s where to start.


How To Be More Vulnerable In Your Relationships

Opening yourself up more deepens your relationships and helps you feel less alone. And it’s a lot easier to do than you think.


So, You’re An Introvert. Should You Explain That To Others?

But there are some small things to remember to ensure you’re not missing stuff that would benefit you, your family, and especially your kids.

The Right Words

What To Say To A New Dad To Really Make A Difference

The sentiment you want to get across is:“Wherever you are, whatever you’re feeling, I’m here with you.

Tough Talks

How To Tell Someone You Cheated On Them

There isn’t a good way to deliver the news. But there is a best way.


Want To Be More Trustworthy? Master These 5 Skills

This is what true reliability requires.


How To Get People To Actually Listen To You

Master these expert techniques and you'll break through more often.

Life Skills

The Right Way to Tell Your Partner You Were Wrong

It’s a skill that will make your relationship — and life — so much better.

Tough Talks

How to Tell a Friend He Should Get a Divorce

First of all: don't. But if you're really, really certain you want to broach this subject, here's what to do.

Charm Offensive

How To Instantly Be More Charming

Charm can get you very far. Here’s the secret to sweeping others off their feet.

Big Talks

Need Your Partner To Make A Big Change? Here’s The Best Way To Ask Them.

We're not saying it will be easy. But there is a best way to go about asking.