Sarah Ishikawa

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Digital Sabbath 2.0

I have an addiction; left without management, it can cause my daily routine to become disjointed and leave me irritable and frustrated. The addiction I speak of is to my beautiful iPhone 5s: to email, social media, and being plugged in at all times.<p>To combat this compulsion, last year I instituted …

What Couples Really Fight About

Couples fight about nothing. Surprising as this may sound, after studying couples in the Love Lab for over 40 years, this is our conclusion. Couples don't typically argue and hurt each other's feelings when they talk about the classically stressful topics, like the budget or long-term financial and …

James Bond

7 Reasons to Never Feel Intimidated

In life, other people often make us nervous. This covers the spectrum from higher ups at work, love interests, people we don't know at parties, popular people from school or the office, even celebrities.<p>It is natural to feel intimidated sometimes. Often people we look up to (or those who we just …

4 Fun Ways to Stay Mindful All Day

The benefits of practicing mindfulness are many and myriad -- increased focus, decreased stress, improved emotional regulation, better immune function, greater creativity, and more. Making mindfulness a part of your daily routine has been scientifically shown to have an enormous impact on your …

A Cheat-sheet for Life: 32 Tips

Seems like people with blogs fall into one of two categories. Those who love lists, and insist that every post is a list. And those who avoid lists like the plague. Other than one or two, so far there's been little list-love on this blog. But later this week my personal clock goes forward another …

Forgiveness, Loving and Responsibility

<b>Simple steps to forgiveness</b><p>Every time I drove by the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and 53rd Street, I'd get mad, even after 15 years.<p>That's when a stoned-out driver darted in front of me. I swerved, but we still crashed at the left front of my car. The damage was mostly temporary -- about a year of …

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Long-Distance Relationship

For most of human history, long-distance relationships have been impossible to sustain due to travel reasons alone. The internet age has made it much …

Long-Distance Dating

How is that possible? “Being apart from your partner forces you to work on areas of relationship maintenance that geographically close couples may take for granted,” explains study coauthor Karen Blair, Ph.D. Long-distance daters are forced to pratice good techniques—like having meaningful …

Teenager Quotes

April 24th, 2014 at 11:18AM<p>You can’t cling to the past, because no matter how tightly you hold on, it’s already gone. — Follow for daily teen …

Teenager Quotes

April 24th, 2014 at 12:14PM<p>Strength is not how strong you are at the peak. But how strong you are in the valley. — Follow for daily teen quotes<p>Short …

What It's Really Like to Be in a Long-Distance Relationship (GIFs!)

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?<p>But let's be real—sometimes it gets a little lonely.<p>On the upside, you've gotten really good at deciphering your partner's mood over text.<p>And you're pretty sure you spend more time talking on the phone than some couples do EVER.<p>Plus, you save …