Category: Exclusive

WHAT ARE YOUR SIMPLE PLEASURES?

On this rainy Thursday, let’s talk about something fun. Artist Moose Allain was feeling out of sorts, so he decided to write a list of small joys on Twitter. A few were “a lovely little puppy” and “the smell of snow” and “finding finally the lost thing.” Other people then piped up and theirs included […]

THREE THINGS I ALWAYS PACK FOR TRIPS

Are you going on vacation this summer? Every two years, we go to Cornwall to visit my grandmother. All the aunts, uncles and cousins pile in, and we eat our weight in fried fish and salt-and-vinegar potato chips. Luckily, we’re heading there in a couple weeks and are always pulling out the suitcases. Here are […]

This Apartment Is a Plant Lover’s Dream

Hilton Carter is an interior designer and the author of Wild at Home: How to Style and Care for Beautiful Plants. He is also the proud (and slightly overwhelmed) owner of about 300 stunning house plants, which he and his wife, Fiona, reside among in their Baltimore apartment. Here, he shares his tips on starting […]

THE HIDDEN BENEFITS OF BEING INCREDIBLY UNCOMFORTABLE

Women do a lot of incredibly uncomfortable things: have periods, give birth, cry, try to get promotions, endure seventh grade with big boobs while each male counterpart discovers their first perverted side effects of puberty…the list goes on. I looked up “uncomfortable” in the thesaurus and it gave: annoying, bitter, difficult, agonizing, hard, troublesome, thorny, […]

THE CASE FOR CURIOSITY (AND 20 WAYS TO BUILD IT INTO YOUR LIFE)

Curiosity. It’s my jam. I love learning, researching, asking why, trying, testing, building, failing, making, moving and growing. Chances are if you’re reading this article, you, too, are a curious person. YAY. Like minds. True to form, I got to thinking about curiosity as a trait. Is it good, or bad? Is it helpful in […]

LIVING WITH ADHD: TIPS FOR MANAGING DISTRACTIONS

Living with ADHD is something that’s informed every aspect of how I approach my life, both at work and at home. To manage my schedule, I focus on three steps—prioritization, time blocking, and managing distraction. On Friday, I broke down the former two steps; today, I’ll be covering the latter. Last week I also wrote […]