advice

Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Stay Afloat When You’re Surrounded By Conflict

It’s a moment we all dread: one day, you wake up to find that the tension that’s been slowly building between two or more of your close friends has reached…

Claire Hannum | June 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Thom Yorke Is Living Secret Lives In Iran And Russia, Apparently

Would you take sex advice from Thom Yorke?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 13, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Help! “Can You Recommend A Sophisticated Bong?”

Do you have a recommendation for a grown-up bong? Husband and I have had to jettison them in recent moves and I want to get him a nice one for…

The Frisky | April 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

31 Insanely Specific Ways Men Can Impress Their New Woman, As Written By A Woman

I’m a woman and I have preferences about and ideations of men. Because I’m a woman and I have preferences about and ideations of men, I assume that my preferences…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 9, 2015 - 10:00 am

Watch Ad-Rock Of The Beastie Boys Give Excellent Advice On Rookie’s “Ask A Grown Man” Series

While MCA will forever have legend status (RIP), Ad-Rock has always been my favorite Beastie Boy. (No disrespect to Mike D, BTW, who is awesome as well and it’s not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Here’s The Only Rule You Need On How To Say Hello To A Woman

Spoilier alert: It’s not this complicated, guys.

Megan Reynolds | March 11, 2015 - 3:30 pm

6 Things I Learned From Deleting All Of My Facebook Activity One By One

Over the last five months, I’ve been going the Nick Briz Facebook escape route and, instead of “deleting” my profile with the possibility of coming back to it later, I’ve…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 9:00 am

Make It Stop: “My Ex Won’t Stop Liking Every Thing I Post On Social Media”

My ex, who I’ll call Tom, favorites all my posts, tweets, and Instagrams and it’s driving me crazy! I don’t know if he’s doing it to get my attention…

Anna Goldfarb | February 13, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Beauty IRL: Trust Me, You Should Wear Blush

Don’t fear the blush, even though it is intimidating and weird. It’s the a product many write off as completely unnecessary. but is actually really, really important. Think about it this way:…

Megan Reynolds | January 14, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Make It Work: Update Your Resume, Please

Updating your resume is on par with doing your taxes and cleaning your bathroom — a task that is unpleasant and irritatingly time-consuming, but absolutely necessary every once in a while. Chances are,…

Megan Reynolds | January 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Make It Work: 5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Work

Most of us enter the working world pretty ill-prepared for the harsh realities of office life. Even college isn’t much of an education in that regard; hell, arguably the most…

Megan Reynolds | December 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

20 Ways To Change The Topic At Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving has arrived, and there will be turkey; There will be family; There will be uncomfortable conversations likely involving something political, racial or downright inappropriate. If you’re like any of…

The Frisky | November 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm

7 Rules For The Best Friendsgiving Ever

I’ve made Thanksgiving dinner at my house for the past three years, eschewing the hell of Grand Central on Thanksgiving eve for staying quietly in my own home. I spend…

Megan Reynolds | November 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Get Motivation From Tough Luv Bun, The Best New Tumblr

Last Friday night I had to sift through my Other inbox on Facebook, and I found out that it had accumulated a few spectacularly short-sighted messages from anti-feminists. I tweeted…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Make It Work: Handle The Interview, Don’t Let It Handle You

Like online dating and stopping to talk to people you haven’t seen since college at Urban Outfitters while shopping for underwear, job interviews are a necessary evil. If you have…

Megan Reynolds | November 24, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Make It Work: How To Write A Cover Letter That Doesn’t Suck

We all have to work, whether we like it or not. It doesn’t have to be the worst thing, but it’s not always the best. Let’s tackle work issues as

Megan Reynolds | November 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Life After Dating: Is Relationship Advice A Waste Of Time?

I live for good advice, and sometimes I spend a little too much energy attempting to absorb others’ hard-learned lessons into my own life. When I graduated from college, my…

Claire Hannum | November 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Make It Work: How To Tell If You’re In The Wrong Job

We all have to work, whether we like it or not. It doesn’t have to be the worst thing, but it’s not always the best. Let’s tackle work issues as

Megan Reynolds | November 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Oh Yeah, Well I: 5 Ways To Deal With A Serial Upstager

Have you ever dealt with a serial upstager? A one-upping, attention-grabbing, spotlight-stealing individual who never quits? Have you forgotten what it feels like to tell a story about…

Elizabeth Ritonia | November 7, 2014 - 2:00 pm

16 Pieces Of Advice From The Women’s Bathroom At This Café

I don’t know what inspires people to not just graffiti bathroom walls, but actually write commands. And it’s ubiquitous — at least half of what you’ll read in any bathroom…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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