The Best Days of the Month to...
Ask for a Raise
Days 10-13: In addition to hitting your sexual and fertile stride, days 10 to 13 are also the best times to ask for a raise or promotion. "The rise of progesterone, estrogen, testosterone, and other hormones in preparation for ovulation correlates with keener cognitive abilities and verbal skills," says Dr. Haltzman. You're hormonally charged to think on your feet and defend your position if your boss throws you a curve. "Your confidence level also tends to go up, and you're the most clearheaded right now," he adds.
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