Mel Robbins

Mel Robbins
Mel Robbins is a contributing editor to SUCCESS magazine, best-selling author, CNN commentator, creator of the “5 Second Rule” and the busiest female motivational speaker in the world. To find out more, visit her website: To follow her on Twitter:

How to Use Criticism to Your Advantage

By Mel Robbins | January 26, 2018

Never attack the person. Criticize the action.

4 Tips to Detach From Your Phone

4 Tips to Detach From Your Phone

By Mel Robbins | November 22, 2017

Too much screen time hurts your health and home life.

How to Beat Self-Doubt in 5 Seconds

By Mel Robbins | November 3, 2017

Have you ever just felt like sh*t? Mel Robbins has. “In 2008, my husband’s restaurant business started going under, and it took our house, our entire life savings and almost our marriage with it…. At the time, I was also unemployed and I was facing an issue where I just felt like sh*t about myself,”…

How to Inspire Creativity on a Deadline

By Mel Robbins | September 20, 2017

Here’s how you can foster creativity in a pinch. 

How to Find Peace of Mind in 4 Simple Steps

By Mel Robbins | July 24, 2017

Try this micro-mindfulness strategy to increase your happiness. 

The 5 Second Trick That Saved This Man’s Life

By Mel Robbins | May 19, 2017

Author, speaker and SUCCESS contributing editor Mel Robbins candidly discusses why “a stupid little trick,” as she describes it, changed the trajectory of her life and shares the overwhelming reaction people have had to her first TEDx Talk in 2011, which introduced us to “The 5 Second Rule.” “I started counting backwards, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

4 Ways to Maintain Momentum

By Mel Robbins | May 15, 2017

No 1. Do something small every day.

Time Is Your Most Valuable Resource—Don’t Waste It

By Mel Robbins | April 3, 2017

Every moment of every day there is something begging for your attention.

The Science Behind the 5 Second Rule

By Mel Robbins | March 1, 2017

Your brain is constantly playing tricks on you. The hesitation, procrastination and feelings of overwhelm it creates are designed to keep you safe—but playing it safe means you’ll never grow into the person you want to become. So what do you do when your brain is working against you? You hijack the system. You take…

5 Seconds to Change Your Life

By Mel Robbins | February 14, 2017

In her new book, The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage, Mel Robbins shares the small but powerful mental trick she created that made a huge impact in her life. “This is the true story of the 5 Second Rule. What it is, why it works and how people…