life advice

Make It Stop: “An Old (Married!) Friend From High School Is Putting The Moves On Me On Social Media”

I’m in a happy, committed relationship. I just reconnected with a friend from high school who has a spouse and a daughter, and although it was fun to hang…

Anna Goldfarb | October 24, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Thinking About Quitting Your Job? Follow Karlie Hustle’s Advice!

I’m not thinking about quitting my job, but if I was, I would follow Karlie Hustle’s advice to the letter. Hustle recently quit her job at New York City’s Hot…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Make It Stop: “All The Guys I Date End Up Being Really Self-Absorbed”

I’m 31 and live in Brooklyn. My problem: I keep attracting perfectly nice, smart, but utterly self-absorbed men. I’m a giver and a nurturer. I like listening to other people…

Anna Goldfarb | October 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Make It Stop: “My BFF Won’t Stop Competing With Me And Copying Everything I Do!”

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 | October 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

10 Tips For College Ladies (From A Recent College Grad)

Life would be so much better if we could have a yearly chat with our past, present and future selves, where we share pressing details about the future and give…

Tiffanie Drayton | September 9, 2014 - 9:00 am

4 Essential Travel Tips For The Chronically Anxious

So if we’re not all clear on the fact that I deal with sometimes-crippling anxiety as a result of PTSD yet, let’s just put that out there now. I tried…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 8, 2014 - 2:00 pm

How To Ignore The Relentless Flow Of Sexist BS So You Don’t Live In Constant Rage

As you all know, the Supreme Court of what is apparently a democratic republic founded on the principle of individual liberty and respect for the diversity of humanity decided this…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

Winona Forever: There Will Only Ever Be One Winona Dimeo-Ediger

It literally almost hurts to type this: today is our dear, sweet, funny, weird, hilarious Winona’s last day. I know. I KNOW. After nearly four years at The Frisky (first…

The Frisky | July 2, 2014 - 2:30 pm

10 Life-Changing Cleaning & Organizing Tips For People With ADD

For pretty much my whole life, I’ve been a huge slob. We’re talking gigantic piles of clothes on the floor, dirty dishes all over the house, disgusting bathroom, “What is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

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

Girl Talk: Seriously, Listen To Yourself

A few weeks before my wedding, I was in the dinnerware section of Macy’s with my friend Sam. I was talking about all the things that were wrong with my…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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

10 Things You Should Always Buy In Bulk

I’ve been trying really hard to live a more minimalist lifestyle lately. I’m super choosy about the clothes I buy, have been cutting down on clutter like whoa, and am…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 17, 2014 - 10:00 am

Girl Talk: In Favor Of Following Your Heart

My best friend works at a handmade art market in Portland. She meets a lot of interesting people when she’s sitting at her booth selling necklaces — earth mamas who…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Help Turn One Of Dear Sugar’s Best Advice Columns Into An Animated Short

Hands down, my favorite advice columnist ever is Dear Sugar over at The Rumpus, best known as Wild memoirist Cheryl Strayed. Her collection of advice columns, Tiny Beautiful Things, sits on my nightstand and is a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 2, 2014 - 11:30 am

6 Things You Miss When You Move Away From Your Best Friend

My best friend Katelyn just came to visit me in Nashville for a long weekend. When we both lived in Portland, we were pretty much inseparable, and ever since I

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Senator Elizabeth Warren Has Some Great Advice For Handling Life’s Curveballs

“Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to consider the unexpected. Never be so faithful to your plan that you are unwilling to entertain the improbable…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Graduated College

Now that your undergraduate days are over, it’s time to step out into the big, bad world of adulthood. Jobs! Money! Real Men Who Don’t Smell Like Stale Beer and…

Katie Oldenburg and Sophie Leon | May 27, 2014 - 9:00 am

12 Signs You Might Need To Check Your Vibes

Yesterday I was taking an early morning walk around downtown Nashville, as I do most days before work. It was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, lots of people…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 15, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Pros & Cons Of Moving Across The Country Vs. Moving Across Town

At this time last year, I was making the longest move of my life so far: from Portland to Nashville. This afternoon, I’m making the shortest: our new place is…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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