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(Still) Daring To Be Different In Dr. Martens

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.27.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

My desire for Dr. Martens was, of course, a yearning to grow up; or, more accurately, to reach 19 and stay there forever.

The Secret to Layering Different Eras and Styles

Dering Hall | Posted 10.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Rarely is a room designed in solely one style or material. The real skill of an interior designer is the ability to work across eras and mediums and create a cohesive space.

In Case You're Weird

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 04.06.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

When you're the weird one, but you aren't confident yet enough to pull it off without a care for the opinions of others, you spend a whole lot of fruitless time trying to blend in.

In Praise of Different

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Now that I've rediscovered myself, I realize what a waste of time and energy it is to try and fit in. It's so much better to just show up and be yourself.

A Broken Kindle Made Me Happy

Richard Koch | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Richard Koch

My Kindle broke yesterday. This made me very happy. Not at first you understand. I was quite cross as I wanted to read the end of my thriller. But when you are a book addict and you have no new books to read, you read old ones. And I made a remarkable discovery.

Please Don't Make Me Prove That I'm Disabled

Lia Seth | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

I try to keep the conversation light-hearted at first, but once it's clear that my conversational partner is getting a little too light-hearted, I need to make sure that they know I'm serious about the fact that the blue tag hanging on my rearview mirror is mine.

Dressed for Success: Style vs. Trends

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.27.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Of the over one hundred etiquette subjects I have taught, dress and etiquette are always in the top ten. Dressing is not like setting the table, where rules rule. Are there rules for dress? You bet, but there's a lot more freedom of style.

An Open Letter to the Gay Youth of America

Natalie Bencivenga | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalie Bencivenga

High school is not a real representation of the world outside. Those who are ostracized for being unique or different (for whatever reason) are often the people that go on to have interesting and fulfilling lives.

The Woe is I Economy

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

The AA definition of insanity is doing the same thing in the same way over and over again and expecting a different result. Is that what we're doing with the economy? To some extent, yes, I think we are.