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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

10 Life Lessons I Learned From Reading Young Adult Novels

As is true for most aspiring writers, I was first a reader. I think I learned to read at like 4 and completely devoured The Babysitter’s Club series, and then…

College Candy | June 2, 2013 - 11:30 am

Girl Talk: Dear Mom, You Were Right About Everything (Almost)

We haven’t always gotten along. There have been some wicked fights over the years, starting in the sixth grade when I didn’t want to wear my ripe-for-teasing plaid shorts to…

Angela Tung | May 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Went To “The Oprah Show” And All I Got Was…

I love Oprah. I’ve been watching her since I was a pimply teenager looking for diet tips and ways to attract a boyfriend. My dream was to become a journalist…

Brooke Lefferts | May 20, 2011 - 12:00 pm

The 5 Things I’ve Learned From Working At The Frisky

I probably don’t need to convince you that Tina Fey is amazing. But lately, with the pieces she has been writing for The New Yorker, I am falling in love…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

7 Terrible Breakups I’m Thankful For

Breakups suck. But after a little time has passed, you may find yourself feeling relieved, reflective and actually — dare we say — thankful that you and your former dude…

Julie Gerstein | February 11, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Letters To Our Younger Selves

Yesterday was my 34th birthday and after, like, my second or third glass of celebratory wine, I started thinking about how I’ve now spent the last 17 birthdays away from…

Wendy Atterberry | September 9, 2010 - 3:30 pm

21 (More) Things I Wish I’d Known At 21

A couple of months ago, I wrote a list of 21 things I wish I’d known at 21, which over a 100 of you thought enough about to comment on.

Wendy Atterberry | July 12, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Want To Be Like My Dad

My father doesn’t like trying anything new. Paying bills for instance. He still writes checks and sends them snail mail. “You can pay everything online now,” I’ve told him. “It’s…

Angela Tung | June 18, 2010 - 1:00 pm

21 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Was 21

MSN recently posted a listicle entitled “31 Things I Wish I’d Known About Dating When I was 21,” which made me think of everything I, too, wish I’d known (about…

Wendy Atterberry | May 21, 2010 - 4:30 pm

10 Awesome Lessons I Learned From My Mom

My mom’s a middle school English teacher and over the past, oh, 25 years or so, she has taught thousands of kids. Her reputation precedes her too. She’s known for…

Wendy Atterberry | May 4, 2010 - 1:30 pm

5 Empowering Things My Mother Has Taught Me

The other day, Amelia posted a list of her life experiences that were empowering and pretty epic. So epic that I began to get concerned that, maybe, I haven’t done…

Kelli Bender | May 2, 2010 - 2:00 pm

6 Lessons From My Last Breakup That Are Getting Me Through This One

Amazing! Getting your heart broken does not have to be the worst thing in the world. After ending my most recent relationship last week, I’ve found myself bouncing back in…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Notes To Our Younger Selves

Last week, The Guardian published a heartfelt letter that writer Stephen Fry had penned to his 16-year-old self in which he wrote : “Tears splash on to my keyboard now.

Wendy Atterberry | May 6, 2009 - 2:00 pm

The Top 10 Things You Learn When You’re Heartbroken

While heartache pretty much sucks — especially the kind you can’t seem to get over — it can be a great learning experience. After the jump, the top 10 things…

Wendy Atterberry | April 29, 2009 - 4:00 pm

10 Things I Learned In 2008 & 10 Things I Hope To Learn In 2009

In the school of life, every year is a learning experience. And 2008 certainly had its educational moments. Here’s how this year made me a hip smarty-pants and how I…

Simcha | December 27, 2008 - 5:00 pm