When Your Greatest Romance Is a Friendship
Some of the greatest romances of my life have been friendships. And these friendships have been, in many ways, more mysterious than erotic love: more subtle, less selfish, more attuned to kindness.
f you genuinely want to become better, you must surround yourself with people who will hold you to a higher standard than you currently hold yourself.
This study points to an uncomfortable truth: We think our daughters are more fragile, both physically and emotionally, than our sons.
Wow!! I've never thought of it like this before. Definitely something that I need to work on for myself and how I view others.
We praise those who demonstrate “intrinsic motivation”, but sometimes all that means is that they have successfully internalised society’s drill-sergeant. We call them “driven”, which should be a clue: they are being yelled at, only by themselves.
I started journaling a little bit this year, and it was so so so helpful. I want to continue this over the summer and make it a daily habit! This article is telling me even more reasons why I should.
Love love love.
Neat! I'll have to consider trying this one month.
One of my New Years resolutions!!
The dirty secret of parenting is that kids can do more than we think they can, and it’s up to us to figure that out.
Either I had become a completely privileged jerk or my own country was not as amazing as I had once thought it to be. This wasn't an unusually bad offer: It was just American Reality.
Counting your blessings—even if they have nothing to do with the delay at hand—may remind you of the value of being a member of a cooperative human society and the importance of “not being a jerk,
This article is awesome! Love Eat This, Not That books.
Very cool! I love that last fact a lot.
Yes! I'll def do this (if I have the financial means) when I'm older. Kids are sooo smart and might even find better hidden gems & deals than adults.
Love this! Inspires me to travel. :)
Interesting! The other side of Airbnb.
Totally loved Piper!
I am not afraid of the world, but I am afraid of people who are afraid of the world.”
the idea being that there are other, quieter ways to measure students’ understanding of the material than how quickly and loudly they can talk about it.
Hahaha I want to be a part of this!
Would definitely try to attend this with my future kids, depending on who the president is that year. I'd wait a long long time for Barack Obama!
Great concept! Would love to attend these as a mom.
This is awesome! More places should do this. Please.
This is a must read! Definitely inspirational and makes me really want to go into Teach for America after college.
This is SO important.
This is real. This is me!
but gone are the days of pre-coffee Facebook scrolling first. These days I go straight for the Fitbit app.
Describing success is very easy and often superficial. Describing failure can be a really interesting, meaningful conversation.
And they got to eat their favorite food instead of sticking to an unrelenting and confusing diet just to stay hot so their boyfriend won’t leave them for his 23-year-old assistant
I love this idea! Why not try the very best item that each market has to offer rather than mediocrity overall at one place?
It’s very specialized, and that provides a lot of value to the customer. People love the individual personalities of the vendors.
“recreational athletes who would like to improve their performance” might consider swapping a daily cookie or soda for a square or two of dark chocolate
I am such a CLIP. I'm sorry!!
LIP has done a certain activity or commute, what they remember is that one time things went the quickest. And that amount of time is what sticks in their head as how long that thing takes
I totally do this and this is awesome!!
The act of taking a picture before eating — including all of the natural-light seeking and angle tweaking that goes into it — can actually make food taste better.
this generation has to decide is whether higher education and health-care innovation, access, and high quality can be best achieved through opening these sectors to more free-market reforms or though increased government control
“We’ve all seen the poor and the middle class suffer during this economic downfall, and we need someone who cares about them, not about corporations.”
Wow. This relates so much to my legislative speech!