Posts by Arye

How To Steal Some Time Away For Yourself

When was the last time you had some time to yourself? I mean some real, honest-to-goodness, alone time? With work, roommates, love interests, and friends, it can be hard to carve out even 15 minutes for yourself, but it’s important that you do. You know the feeling of watching your favorite show or listening…

How To Have The Vacation You Want And Need

Since childhood, the month of August was always Summer vacation month. It was hotter than hell down in Texas and we still had a couple of weeks before school started so why not get out of town to sit by the beach for two weeks? Ever since then, Summer vacation and August have become synonymous…

Declutter Your Digital Life With These Helpful Apps

By now I’m sure you know that Unroll.Me helps keep your inbox in order. We do this so you can spend less time decluttering your email account and more time doing things you actually enjoy. That’s all well and good, and we’re happy to help, but there are other parts of…

Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life

I’m usually pretty good about doing things on my own: I spent this New Year’s Eve at a concert apart from all my friends, and had the best time, and I wake up extra early just so I can have an hour and a half to myself before my roommates wake up. The…

Mental Minimalism: Decluttering Your Mind

There are countless blog posts, articles, listicles, and videos on the internet extolling the virtues of the minimalist life and how everyone should try downsizing. Regardless of what you think about this whole minimalism movement, it’s some pretty good advice, but it’s not why we’re here. I don’t want to bombard…

Make Your Morning Commute Work for You

No one looks forward to their morning commute. That’s a fact of science. You have to either sit in traffic or wade through a sea of bodies to catch a ride on an overcrowded train, only to swim upstream through throngs of people for the pleasure of being packed like a sardine into an…

Say "Yes" to Make the Most of Your Time

As soon as my July fourth festivities ended Tuesday night, me and my two friends started discussing our plans for the rest of the Summer. Unfortunately, as humans are wont to do, we started looking ahead and within just a few minutes we were lamenting how quickly Summer has come and how quickly it’ll…

Celebrate America, and Americans, This July Fourth

For as long as I can remember, July 4th was a time to gather and celebrate. It didn’t matter what your political affiliations were, or what clothes you wore, or even what your views on the state of things were. All that mattered was that you were an American who was excited to celebrate…

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Fridays

It used to be thought that the more you work, the better. Now, however, it seems like people are wising up to the fact that working too much may not only be bad for your health, but it could also negatively affect the quality of your work, and maybe even your happiness. Well, unfortunately, it…

Give Dad the Gift of Time For Father's Day

It comes every year like clockwork, and every year, like clockwork, children all over the country struggle to come up with gift ideas for their dads. Do they get him a tie (again) or some classic dad gift like grill accessories? Do they steal a page from Mother’s Day and send flowers? Maybe you…