The Biggest Adjustment When You’re Single

A friend of mine recently broke up with her boyfriend after three years together. She was wondering about my advice for getting situated in her new single life. After thinking about it for a little while, I realized that the thing that took me the … [Continue reading]

You Have to Make Seven-Year-Old You Proud

My mom has been begging me to clean out boxes of memorabilia from school lately, so I spent last night sorting through old yearbooks, "Cutest Pumpkin" contest winner certificates, postcards, and other stuff. But among all of the assorted items I … [Continue reading]

If You Like Beauty Products and Gwyneth Paltrow Jokes, You’ll Like This

I'm not a super beauty junkie by any means. I've got a handful of products that I love and have been buying for years, and can generally get my makeup on and get out the door pretty quickly. But every so often I'll discover a new beauty product that … [Continue reading]

Dating Someone New? Read This.

When you start dating someone new, it's a clean slate. You're getting to know each other. You're building inside jokes and creating memories together. It's awesome. But one thing you can't lose sight of: you've just dropped into this person's life … [Continue reading]

What to Say to a Friend Who’s Going Through a Crappy Time

Being there for someone during a tough time can be tricky. Obviously you want to support them, but sometimes you're not sure exactly how to do that. Should you provide advice? Give them some space but let them know that you're there if they need you? … [Continue reading]