Life

It’s Admit You’re Happy Month: 10 Ways to Embrace Happy Moments

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There are plenty of reasons to be mad during the month of August. The heat and humidity are hell on a girl’s hairstyle, summer’s almost over, and if you’re a parent, the upcoming back-to-school routine means the end of that seasonal fling with the snooze...

Girl Talk: 5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Life After College

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When I graduated from college almost 10 years ago, I remember breathing a huge sigh of relief. Finally, I thought, I’d arrived at the finish line and could begin the new, exciting chapter in my life. I walked (well, more like rolled, considering I’m in a wheelchair)...

5 Sleepover Party Ideas For Adults

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Ah, sleepovers. Mani-pedis, hair accessories, prank calls and pillow fights, magazine-flipping, crush declarations, pizza, ice cream, Truth or Dare and the faint whiff of semi-lighthearted hazing born of pre-adolescent insecurity. (Raise your hand if you woke with your hand in a bowl of water or...

Study: Empathy Goes A Lot Further Than Telling Depressed Friends To Think Positive

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There’s often nothing more isolating than being told to “cheer up” or “it’s not so bad” when in the throes of a rough patch. Even when it’s clear that a shift in perspective or a perkier outlook could make a situation seem better, it’s not...

My Name Is Princess And Yes, It’s Unusual — Get Over It!

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For the record, my mom and dad were NOT drunk or high when I was born.