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I'm Only 33, But I'm Too Old For These 6 Types Of 'Friends'

Rachel Garlinghouse | Posted 10.08.2015 | Women
Rachel Garlinghouse

If dressing cute is your thing, rock it, but rock it without giving me the side-eye when I show up to our dinner date in my Kohl's jeans and two-seasons-ago scarf.

What Does A Foolish 21 Year Old Know? Graduate With A Major First

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Don't know much about how traditional networking works. That sounds complex to me. For that, definitely seek out the right networking gurus. All I know and need to know is give, give, give and you shall get. A lot.

Let Those Birds Fly

Nancy Solomon | Posted 10.07.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Solomon

We don't know when, or where, or by whom our bits of "wisdom" may transform another's life. So if you get a call from someone who's beyond grateful for the advice you once wisely uttered --and the impact it's had-- just say, "thanks."

... Continued From Upside Down

Gary Garfield | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Gary Garfield

If you remember, I found myself in a peculiar predicament following a road accident during a severe rainstorm in southern Spain. While physically intact, circumstances necessitated securing the repairs on my van that would allow me to continue my indefinite journey.

6 Reasons It's Good Some People Don't Like You

Susie Moore | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

When someone condemns our work, comments unkindly on our appearance, judges our parenting style or disapproves of any of our actions, it is a pure and total reflection of them, not us. Take relief and comfort that a critic's words often have nothing to do with you at all. Here are six reasons critics can be a good thing in your life:

10 Kinds of Friends Everyone Needs

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Kara Post-Kennedy

The motivating friend: You know the one, your friend who probably wears a cape and a mask in some alternate reality. This is the person who has actualized their dreams and encourages you to believe you can too.

What I Appreciate Most About My Oldest Friends

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 10.04.2015 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Other than my wonderful family, my friends are my life's riches, and if I think about it, between my oldest friends, my adulthood friends, and my newer friends, I am rich beyond all measure.

How Friendships Make You Happier, Healthier

Mary Quigley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Fifty
Mary Quigley

Friendship is a one-size-fits-all way to improve your happiness level in virtually every aspect of life, from physical health to personal enjoyment to sex.

Making Adult Friends Is Easier Than We Think, Harder Than It Should Be

Inverse | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living

The internet isn't turning us into lonely hermits, but unlike say in elementary school, you're not necessarily going to be friends with people just because you may see them everyday.

The Truth About Personal Growth

Emily Pereira | Posted 10.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Pereira

"In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you." -- Budd...

10 Things That Happen When Your Friends Start Getting Married

Samantha Matt | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

I could blame the change on turning 27 and realizing how close to 30 I actually am, but in reality it's the very contagious virus that is a "friend wedding." Here are 10 things that happen when your friends start getting married...

Making Friends As An Introvert

Thea Orozco | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Thea Orozco

Unfortunately, making new friends can be difficult. We may have made friends organically in high school or college, but that doesn't necessarily translate into making new friends in the real world. So if you're out of practice, or are out of ideas, here are a few tips for making friends as an introvert:

From Trauma to Redemption: How My Teachers Helped Me Survive My Life

America's Promise Alliance | Posted 10.01.2015 | Education
America's Promise Alliance

When my guidance counselor tried to prevent me from applying to the colleges of my dreams, Dr. Ferrer was the first person to walk with me down to her office. He demanded that I apply to whatever college I wanted, he said, because I was just as capable as my peers.

Quarter Life Crisis: A Work in Progress

Serena Lee | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Serena Lee

We realize that we are all going through something similar that we can't quite put into words. We fear the unknown yet don't fully embrace the known. We make plans for the future, dreaming of a world filled with perfectly delivered answers.

4 Life Lessons From an Entrepreneur

Adam Davis | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Adam Davis

Not many people really care, but there are some who will listen to your dreams just so they can tell you why you should never chase them. They are jealous. Some have failed endeavors and they don't want anyone else to be a failure, or success.

8 Signs It's Time To Break Up With A Friend

Kali Rogers | Posted 09.29.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

The truth is, friends don't always act like friends. And when that becomes a pattern, it's time to demote them to acquaintance, where they belong.

When Someone We Love Believes Something We Hate

Nancy Colier | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

The practice of "letting it be," no matter what or whom we apply it to, is really an invitation and permission slip to ourselves -- to drop into and be in this very moment, with what it actually contains, and to stop having to reject 'now' in the hopes of a different 'now.' This is the true gift of "letting it be."

I Keep Getting Kicked Out of Mom Groups

Amber Trimble | Posted 09.30.2015 | Parents
Amber Trimble

My son is nine months old. I've been kicked out of several online "support" communities and attended quite a few "playgroups" that I will never revisit. Following, are eight reasons why these forms of community tend to be awful.

The Difference Between Being Introverted And Just Plain Rude

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

I'm an introvert and was wondering if you've ever written about introverts annoying introverts. It's a new problem for me. I've made some other intro...

A Case Study in Not Being an Ass

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

In life many people will insult you, try to hold you back, and offer you criticism. Some of this criticism is valid and extremely valuable, but much of this criticism will just make you feel crappy.

Why Your Friends' Ages Matter More Than You Think

Elizabeth Kirk | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kirk

The truth is, when we feel young, it's nice to have a conversation with someone younger, reminding us how far we've come. And that our experiences have value. And when we feel old, it's nice to be reminded that we still have so far to go. Long stretches of time to make mistakes, and fail, and fail again.

24 Types Of Friends Everyone Will Recognize At Midlife

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I started categorizing my own friends, all of whom I love dearly, but most of whom have their little quirks. I asked around, and started jotting down my own list. And here it is: 24 Types of Friends Everyone Will Recognize At Midlife.

Make Madonna Proud and Wear a Motorcyle Jacket to Church

Opening Ceremony | Posted 09.25.2015 | Style
Opening Ceremony

Erin runs product development at Supreme, and while that's quite the day job, I get what's missing... girls clothes.

Elementary, My Dear APA

Paul Bishop | Posted 09.25.2015 | Books
Paul Bishop

Back in the prehistoric times before the Internet - when dinosaurs roamed the earth, the West was wild and the East was still the mysterious Orient - mystery fandom wasn't a simple matter of keeping abreast of daily blog updates and Yahoo group had to be earned.

Our Special Kids: The Common Denominator

Jennifer Lovy | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Lovy

Parenting is tough stuff. Really tough at times. And it doesn't matter if you have one kid or seven of them. It doesn't matter if your child is embracing his terrible twos or acting like a moody teenager (and she's only seven).