Chelsea Francis I have always liked the chase. And I don’t mean that in some creepy “don’t look back because I’m literally following you” you type way, But just I’ve never liked things to come too easily.
Shutterstock There was one girl that I hung out with for a few weeks. Our nights were pretty somber. I’d pick her up and she’d say hi, I’d ask how was your day and she’d sigh, acquiescing, it seemed, to something beyond her, and she’d mumble, “it was okay.” I’d tell her some stories and jokes, and generally she’d laugh, but still, there was something inherently sullen about our time spent together.
Shutterstock First they tell you you have cancer. Fine, that sucks. Then they say you’re going to need chemo.
Shutterstock 1. Helps you focus For whatever reason, working out helps you transfer the skill of focusing, and indeed it is a skill, to other areas of your life.
Flickr, Nick Page “We haven’t seen her” was the usual, recurrent mantra of the day and my head was flooded with fear and drastic thoughts.
iStockphoto / KendallCarter If Anybody Should Know This, It’s Publishing People Enough disrupting! Disrupting is the unthinking mantra of technology companies desperate to carve a niche.
Broad City Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are the two geniuses behind the web series turned beloved comedy show “Broad City.” Currently on its 2nd season the half-hour show features the girls as 20-something best friends trying to navigate life together in Brooklyn.
Shutterstock 1. Wake up earlier than you have to: I know this seems counterintuitive. If you’re working from 8am to 11pm the last thing you want to do is lose precious minutes of sleep but trust me, this helps.
Flickr / Olga Pavlovsky Internet dating hasn’t much served its advertised purpose for me. There have been no lasting romantic relationships, no success stories for me.
Flickr / Linh Nguyen So, like, what went wrong? It’s been a total of two days and I haven’t heard from you.
Flickr / Monica Arellano-Ongpin 1. You will think everyone is against you. Nobody is against you. Your family and friends are a wall and you can choose to think the wall is keeping you in or holding you up.
Flickr / Jeff Turner We all need a little helping hand now and again to go out and grab the day by the balls.
Flickr / Daniela Vladimirova 1. Only you have the power to make yourself happy. If you’re like me, then you derive a lot of your daily happiness from external factors—the barista that made your coffee just right, or the simple fact that it didn’t rain on your one good hair day of the week.
Flickr / Francois de Halleux 1. Ketchup and terra chips. - Jack 2. Peanut butter and sweet pickles! They’re AMAZING together.
via YouTube “Benson was aware that he may die, and was bequeathing his personal possessions to his friend.” The cause of death for a five member Utah family found in their home last September has been ruled as suicide, CNN reports, after authorities concluded an extensive investigation of the incident.
Flickr / Laurence Simon I think there is a way to talk to kids about sex that doesn’t include shame or guilt.
Flickr / A.Raphael Veronica is beautiful. She is talented. I first noticed her because she is training to be an opera singer.
Flickr / alexandre alacchi After my last breakup, I decided to get a dog instead of going on the rebound.
Crazy Stupid Love 1. People love to make jokes about how tan you look in photos, and they think they’re the first person to ever think of such a clever wisecrack.
Flickr / Roy Blumenthal So yesterday I woke up being finger raped. What’s that all about? This isn’t the first time it’s happened, either.