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Love Isn't Just For Lovers, Or Valentine's Day

February has been co-opted by the Valentine’s Day People of America so that as soon as the holidays are over, stores everywhere put out their red and pink heart displays and start selling the love to the masses. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course, but at times it almost feels like Valentine’…

How To Make Your Commute Work For You

Commutes are almost universally derided as one of the worst parts of our days. Whether it’s on our way to work or on the way home, a bad commute is soul-crushing and not an unheard of or unreasonable reason to look for another job. There are a few things about commutes that make them…

How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

By the grace of the universe, we’ve somehow managed to have a pretty mild January to the point where it’s felt like a veritable oasis of spring-like temperatures. I know winter is still in full-swing and we’ll eventually get back to hating every second spent outside, but this iteration of winter is…

How To Make The Right Decision, For Yourself

Life is all about decisions. Pretty much everything we do can be distilled down to a choice between “yes” or “no” and “this” or “that”. That includes small things like what we eat for lunch, what toothpaste we buy, and big things like where we want to live. Last May, I made the decision to…

How To Warm Up To Others During The Cold Winter

I know. It’s super cold outside and the beast of winter is just getting started. As much as we might hate it, or as much as we might wish this quick reprieve of “warmth” would stick around a little while longer, it won’t. We’re destined for another few months of unbearable cold…

The Year Is Almost Over, But Don't Give Up On It Just Yet

2017 has been one of those rare years where it simultaneously feels like time flew by AND like time has slowed to a crawl. The never-ending news cycle continues to shower us with bad news, our countrymen in the south were ravaged by a slew of horrible hurricanes, fires engulfed Northern California, and it feels…

Have Yourself a Non-Traditional Black Friday

The first image that pops into my head when I hear “Black Friday” is a hoard of people clamoring to get into a big box store to get their hands on that sweet new TV they don’t need. All I think about is how awful it must be to stand in line for hours,…

Your Guide to Making Thanksgiving Travel More Bearable

With a holiday like Thanksgiving, there isn’t really an easy, stress-free way to go about traveling. Regardless of where you’re going, and how, millions of other Americans are going to be flooding the same airports, bus stations, train stations, and roadways that you are, and causing significant delays. Thanksgiving travel is basically a…