Posts tagged "life advice"

12 Easy Ways To Cure A Bad Day

So you’re in class and receive a text (yes, a TEXT) that your boyfriend no longer wants to date you. Minutes later, your test is passed back with a giant…

College Candy | April 10, 2012 - 2:50 pm

17 Things Every Woman Should Know How To Do In Her Own Home

As we wrap up Every Woman Needs month here at The Frisky, let’s talk about some of the most basic — and often overlooked — things every woman needs to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm

8 Things I Learned From Going To Mardi Gras

I was not much of a party girl in college. Though I could certainly put away bottles of Budweiser and added a little hair to my chest with the occasional…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 21, 2012 - 2:00 pm

8 Ways To Be Happier Right Now

I have a theory. Happiness isn’t about the situation we’re in. It’s about how we see and feel about the situation we’re in. And this is awesome news. Because that…

Amy Spencer | February 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

How To Talk To Teenage Girls

My senior year of college I mentored a group of teen girls at an alternative high school outside of Portland, and it was one of the most powerful and moving…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

8 Life Lessons From A 52-Year-Old Prostitute

Last month, The New York Times profiled Barbara Terry, a 52-year-old prostitute living in the Bronx section of New York City who’s been working as a lady of the night…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 10:20 am

6 Tips To A Cleaner Closet

You have too much stuff, girl. And worse than that, you don’t even know what you have. Figure that out, and declutter your life, by cleaning out and organizing your…

Julie Gerstein | January 17, 2012 - 9:00 am

7 Tips For Finding The Right Therapist

There’s nothing quite like spilling all your secrets to a complete stranger. It can be liberating … or it can be terrifying. Plus, going through your HMO’s provider book isn’t…

Angie Jackson | January 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Ostracized For Keeping My Maiden Name”

My husband and I have been married a little under a year and we’re starting to actually feel married. However, in all of the adjustments I’ve made, there’s still one

Wendy Atterberry | January 6, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: How To Dump A Toxic Friend

In high school, one of my best friends was a girl we’ll call Tara. Tara and I had been close since middle school, but as we got older we developed…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

15 Skills Every Woman Should Master

The internet is littered with posts about a ladys must-haves (LBD!  The perfect boyfriend jeans! Matching silverware!) and while all that is lovely, we know we are not what…

Sarah Von Bargen | January 3, 2012 - 2:00 pm

7 Reasons You Should Compliment Total Strangers

Ours is an increasingly insular society. Hop on the subway and you’ll see dozens of people plugged into their phones. Sit down in a cafeteria and you’ll observe…

Sally McGraw | January 3, 2012 - 10:00 am

Holiday Survival Guide: 6 Tips For Dealing With The Holidays When You’ve Lost A Loved One

The holidays suck extra hard when you’re trying to cope with the loss of a family member, even if you’re not a Grinch by nature. However you define your family,…

Jenni Miller | December 21, 2011 - 10:00 am

7 New Ways To Ring In The New Year

New Year’s Eve is completely overwrought with expectation, isn’t it?  Will your party be hip-hop-video-caliber awesome? Who are you going to kiss? And most importantly, are you wearing enough sequins?

Sarah Von Bargen | December 20, 2011 - 11:00 am

How To Be Organized: What The Average Purse Weighs And How To Organize It

“Do you have a pen?” my friend asked.
“Yeah sure, just go into my purse,” I said.
But what my friend found wasn’t a pen, but approximately 5 handfuls of…

StyleList Home | December 17, 2011 - 11:30 am

Holiday Survival Guide: How To Respond To The Annoying Questions Relatives Always Ask

We’ve all been there. An uncle you haven’t seen in 10 years decides to make conversation by asking if you have a boyfriend. Your grandmother says you look too skinny…

The Frisky | December 9, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Quick Tip: Bash Flower Stems So Blooms Last Longer

The show came to an end in 2005, but I just started watching HBO’s critically acclaimed “Six Feet Under” for the first time. In addition to being just wonderful entertainment, the show…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2011 - 11:00 am

Hot Links: 10 Things You Don’t Want To Say When Having Dinner At Your Boss’s House

Having dinner at your boss’s house? Here are 10 things you probably shouldn’t say. For my employees, I’ll add an 11th: “I hate dogs.” [The Grindstone]
Can telling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 10, 2011 - 5:20 pm

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