happiness

‘The Bachelor’ Makes Me So Very Happy To Be Single

In pretty much every way, I’m the target audience for The Bachelor. I’m a single woman in my thirties who lives in a city with a job and a healthy…

Megan Reynolds | January 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Abridged

Happiness! A novel concept.

Dater X 3.0 | January 5, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 11 Ways To Make Tough Decisions

Ugh, decisions. Some big choices are simple even though they come with high stakes, because somehow you just know exactly what move is right for you. You might even feel…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2015 - 3:10 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Perfect Weekend Getaway

I’m all about periodic quality weekend escapes (and I think everyone should be!), but there is a distinct art to them — getting out of town is only half the…

Claire Hannum | December 2, 2015 - 10:45 am

Check Your Vibes: 25 Ways To Calm Down Right This Second

First, take a chill pill.

Claire Hannum | November 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 10 Ways To Prioritize Yourself In A Needy World

All day long, women receive both spoken and unspoken signals prompting us to give up some or all of our own comfort for the happiness of others, because apparently, not

Claire Hannum | November 12, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons You Feel Busier Than You Actually Are

We all have the same number of hours in a day, so why is it so easy to feel like we’re more overscheduled and stressed than anyone else we know?

Claire Hannum | November 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 9 Ways To Ace The Most Soul-Crushing Season Of The Year

Look, not to be a huge Debbie Downer or anything, but this season is the hardest of the year for a lot of the planet. Yes, the empty, frigid days…

Claire Hannum | October 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Make Friends Like A Grown-Up

Remember when you were in middle school and your new future BFF sort of just appeared next to you in your third period science class, and you were suddenly joined…

Claire Hannum | September 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: Is Being Loyal Ever A Bad Thing?

I was on the phone with my mom the other day, pondering aloud whether switching dentists was a regrettable thing to do, when I mentioned that in a way, I’d…

Claire Hannum | September 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Let’s Get Miserable: 5 Fall Non-Fiction Books About The Other Side Of Happiness

Think positively.  Say affirmations.  Be still in the moment. Journal!!!!
We are told to find gratitude when we feel deficient. To pray for serenity when anxious thoughts get the…

Vanessa Vallon | September 18, 2015 - 10:15 am

Check Your Vibes: 10 Things I’ve Learned About Grief To Help Get You Through

 

A little over a year ago, my dad died very unexpectedly, something I’ve written about a lot on this site. As time has gone on, the nature…

Claire Hannum | September 16, 2015 - 10:20 am

Check Your Vibes: 38 Things To Stop Stressing Over

Take a chill pill, girl.

Claire Hannum | September 8, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Get Through A Mild Identity Crisis

 

For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a bit … antsy, as if I woke up one morning and my skin didn’t fit right. Something feels…

Claire Hannum | August 31, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons To Embrace Uncertainty

Spiders and dark rooms suck and all, but the most bone-chilling things in life are usually those we can’t see at all. The biggest culprit? Not knowing what’s going to…

Claire Hannum | August 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Rihanna At Carnival Is The Embodiment Of Human Joy

Also, she looks so goddamn good.

Megan Reynolds | August 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Be Alone (And Love It!)

Someone once told me that on a subconscious level, our biggest fears do double duty as our most secret desires. I’m not sure whether that’s true (most things I fear…

Claire Hannum | July 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 17 Ways To Feel Like A Kid Again (Without Bailing On Your Grown-Up Life)

 

When it comes to reconnecting with one’s inner child, there tend to be two narratives: “grow the hell up and get on with life like the rest…

Claire Hannum | July 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Kanye West Loves Ice Cream, Gets His Own Theme Week At Ice Cream Parlor

Kanye West loves many things including, his wife Kim Kardashian, his baby North West, himself and ice cream. He loves ice cream so much that he smiles around it –…

Megan Reynolds | June 10, 2015 - 9:30 am
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