Posts tagged "vices"

10 Blog Post Ideas I’ve Had While High And Never Followed Through On (Plus, A Poll!)

One of the benefits of smoking weed for me is that being stoned gives me really kind of fantastic blog post ideas. (There are obviously some terrible ideas too, but let's not discuss those.) Sometimes I actually make those ideas a reality. This "Semi-NSFW Guide For Men On How To Dress And Undress For Maximum

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Best Mental Health Day Ever

"Productivity" has become a silly buzzword that we equate with self-worth. What is so morally bankrupt about spending a day in bed?

By: Claire Hannum / April 20, 2015

What Your Stoned Paranoia Says About You & How To Deal With It So You Can Just Enjoy Being High

It's true what they say: smoking weed can make you paranoid. Not everyone experiences an anxiety spiral when they smoke, but getting high does produce a heightened feeling of awareness -- of yourself, of others, and of how others see you. On the surface, these paranoid feelings can often seem totally irrational -- no, the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 20, 2015

Vice Week: On Sloth

I'm typing this post without even looking at my laptop, currently splayed face down on the cool tile of my bathroom floor, arms stretched out in front of me to my laptop hoping that the typos will at least resemble words when I finally look up. My location is decidedly not the best place to…

By: Beejoli Shah / April 20, 2015

Eight Things To Give Up For Lent

Yesterday was Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday." That means today is Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. Since I'm not Catholic this all is a bunch of mumbo jumbo to me, but I did attend Mardi Gras three straight years in a row, and while I don't get my forehead swiped by a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2009

The Matrimommy: Sometimes A Little Lie Doesn’t Hurt…

When you’re single, there’s not much need for secrets. You live on your own, pay your own bills and make your own decisions because you don’t have to answer to anyone but yourself. If you want that pair of $250 jeans but have no money, who says you can’t charge them? It’s you and only…

By: Chelsea Kaplan / June 16, 2008

The Bad Girlfriend Hides Her Vices

When I was a teenager, I hid all of my vices from my mom and dad. My high school boyfriend snuck in and out of our house so they wouldn’t know I was having sex, I kept perfume and eye drops in a boot in the garage so I wouldn’t smell and look so stoned…

By: The Bad Girlfriend / May 29, 2008