Posts tagged "advice"

Make It Stop: “My Coworker ‘Negs’ Me On Social Media”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a

Anna Goldfarb | July 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Make It Stop: “My Roommate Keeps Borrowing My Stuff Without Asking”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take

Anna Goldfarb | July 10, 2014 - 2:00 pm

4 Ways To Stay Positive When Shit Happens

I’ve had my share of unfortunate incidents. There was the time I visited a friend in Boston and within six hours was hospitalized with a stomach virus. Another time, while…

Sophie Leon | June 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm

4 Life Lessons I Learned While Burning The Candle At Both Ends

For three years, I woke up at 4 a.m. every day. I spent two days a week as a full-time student; one of those, I was at school from 8…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

The Pros & Cons Of Different Travel Partners

I believe that traveling is always a good experience (even a terrible vacation will give you stories to tell for years to come), but who you choose to travel with…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

16 Tiny Changes That Make Life Easier

Sometimes I feel totally overwhelmed at the thought of how much I want to accomplish in a given day or week, or how much growing stands between me and whatever…

Claire Hannum | June 15, 2014 - 12:15 pm

What Would You Tell Your 22-Year-Old Self About Life?

This month, LinkedIn rounded up over 80 influential business leaders and asked them what they would say to their 22-year-old selves about their working lives. The participants were asked what…

Claire Hannum | June 6, 2014 - 9:30 am

Dear Prudence Counsels Mom Who Found Her Daughter Masturbating With A Hand Mixer

I’m a regular reader of Slate’s advice column, “Dear Prudence,” which counsels letter writers on problems great and small. While the questions fairly often have to do with matters pertaining…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2014 - 5:00 pm

8 Ways To Combat Your Inner Critic

Whether we notice it or not, we all face the occasional visit of a nagging voice inside our heads that questions whether we’re good enough. You know the one –…

Claire Hannum | May 16, 2014 - 10:00 am

27 Things I’m Glad My Mom Taught Me

For better or for worse, our first impressions of the world usually come through the people who raise us. Luckily for me, the women in my family were able to…

Claire Hannum | May 9, 2014 - 4:30 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Things Moms Want Their Daughters To Know

Mother’s Day is still three weeks away, but the Internet is already getting started with weepy videos about our moms. And Buzzfeed’s video, “Things Moms Want Their Daughters To Know,”…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Two Right Answers: “It Bothers Me That My Boyfriend Is Into The Sex On ‘Game Of Thrones'”

If there are a million ways to do something wrong, there should be at least a few ways to do a thing right. In this series, Janet and Emily tackle

Janet Manley and Emily Winter | April 17, 2014 - 1:00 pm

2 Right Answers: “Help! My Boyfriend Needs To Be More Discreet!”

If there are a million ways to do something wrong, there should be at least a few ways to do a thing right. In this series, Janet and Emily tackle your

Janet Manley and Emily Winter | April 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Life After Dating: 10 “Dumb” Fights (And What They’re Really About)

So you’ve finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you’ve committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our weekly column, Life After Dating,

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm

10 Things Your Autistic Friend Wants You To Know

Hello, I’m Gwen Kansen and I have Asperger’s Syndrome.

I repeat myself a lot. If a room is crowded I try to get out immediately. It takes me…

Gwendolyn Kansen | March 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm

11 Cliches About Life That Are Actually True — In GIFs!

Cliches. They drove your 10th English teacher crazy. But I would say they have lasted as long as they have for a reason— lots of them are true! Wisdom can…

Claire Hannum | February 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

“Dear Abby” Straightens Out Florida Bigots Whining Over Social Exclusion

Is there anything funnier (sad-funny, I mean) than bigots who are completely incredulous about the fact that they are bigots? They are so unwilling to admit it. They usually have…

Jessica Wakeman | February 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm

8 Life Lessons I Learned From Skiing For The First Time In A Decade

Last weekend, I went skiing for the first time in over 10 years. To say I was nervous and excited would be an understatement; in the days leading up to…

Claire Hannum | February 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

5 Things That Have To Happen Before You Fix Your Crappy Life

January seems to be the worst time of year for realizing how screwed up your life is. Everyone is talking about resolutions. You’re recovering from all the money you spent…

Cracked | January 19, 2014 - 11:32 am

5 Simple Tricks To Decrease Stress

Have you been on the magic carpet ride this month? All the hectic Christmas and Hanukah rituals are over for this year, and in the wake of all the festivities… | December 31, 2013 - 1:30 pm
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