While we were all sitting around debating the merits of leaning in, leaning back, work-life balance and the end of men (or not), Mindy Kaling was thinking of practical solutions. And judging from her Oct. 23 Instagram post, she found one: vodka.

Kaling wrote:

how do u balance job and personal and sleep and woman and female and race and culture and politics and funny and not funny and men and boys and body image and weight and stuff? Lil vodka straight from the bottle!

You think of everything, Mindy. That's why we love you so much.

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