Justin Taylor

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We Shouldn’t Have To Always Justify Ourselves: Disagreement Shouldn’t Mean Disrespect

The way we define ourselves is by what we like and dislike, what we do or don’t do, what we believe or don’t believe, etc. and the problem with this …

What Romance Really Means

It’s not saying ‘I love you.’ It’s saying: listen, I’m sorry for sending you passive-aggressive text messages from my cubicle all afternoon because …

A Letter To My Future Husband

When the clock strikes twelve, after everyone has counted down from ten, in that awkward moment when I have no one to kiss, I think of you. I haven’t …

31 Yahoo! Questions That Will Make You Give Up On People

1. You can’t get starburned!<p>2. Yep, it is, we just don’t use hovercrafts anymore because planes are more fashionable.<p>3. Have you tried Google Maps?<p>4. …

In Whose Eyes Are We? On God, Technology, & Humiliation

Usually, come weekend nights, I enjoy the solitude of my house. As a result, I don’t usually see the gussied up throngs poised to <i>part-ay</i>. This …

The 10 Unchanging Pillars Of A Happy Life

<b>1. The ability to deal with issues head-on.</b> Most often, the universe will work things out for you, but it’s still your responsibility to deal with …

10 Things You Must Know About The Person You’re Dating

1. What they want in the future vs. what they expect right now, and what they really mean when they say, “<i>well,</i> I’m not sure…” Sometimes people don’t …

This Is How We Fall In Love Now

We meet someone and we love them quickly. These days, love is quick to get and even faster to lose. Blame it on the loneliness maybe. It’s the cell …

16 Things People Complain About Way Too Often

1. Slow, but <i>free</i> Wi-Fi.<p>It’s $FREE.99. ON THE HOUSE. COSTLESS. $0. BUY NONE, GET ONE FREE. The world mourns for you if that YouTube video takes a few …

8 Ways I’ll Love You

I’ll love you passionately. I’ll constantly crave your skin in my mouth and your taste on my teeth and your sweat on my tongue. I’ll become addicted …

9 Ways Most People Ruin Their Own Relationships

1. Falling in Love<p>Now don’t get me wrong, falling in love is arguably the end goal of any budding relationship. It’s one of the few, truly important …

5 Ways To Fight With Someone You Love

As someone who has been in a relationship for more than three years and has slept alone many times due to my verbose and vindictive mishaps that have …

10 Things I Subconsciously Discovered That Changed My Life

Somewhere down the line, in the past couple of years, my life started to change. In a good way. The world didn’t change, but the way I viewed it, and …

9 Ways To Keep Your Cool

Steve McQueen on a motorcycle. Heath Ledger as the Joker with his head out of the cop car. Paul Newman at a pool table. Pink on her dirt bike, …

8 Lessons From My First Relationship

1. You can’t love someone else without loving yourself first<p>There’s a reason for the cliché; it can’t be more true: no one wants to be with an …

5 Questions You Won’t Be Able To Answer

Is it possible to know anything is Absolutely True?<p>In “hard fields” like science, we assume that we are dealing with hard truths because they are …

5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”</i> Sobering words from Aristotle, and an astute reminder that success …

40 Little Ways You Can Tell Someone Doesn’t Love You

1. There is innate disinterest when it comes to the meager, silly details about your life.<p>2. There is a lack of desire to make things better between …

15 Ways We Sell Ourselves Short

<b>1. Tying ourselves down because we feel like that’s what’s expected from some people.</b> Honestly, who cares what they’re going to say at the family …

Why Go Out?

This lecture was one of three lectures delivered at Trampoline Hall in New York on March 22, 2006. (The event doubled as a launch event for Sheila …

Great Lessons From Bad People — Learning From History’s Most Hated

Any idiot can learn from their own experience. The competitive advantage comes from being able to learn from the experience of others.<p>Of course, we …

7 Things You Shouldn’t Change For Anyone

1. Your tastes in entertainment.<p>While there is nothing wrong with adding some things here and there that you enjoy from being introduced to them …

15 Favorite Places In The World

For the past two and a half years, most of my time has been spent abroad: living, vacationing, backpacking, working. In all, I’ve been to 41 …

10 Great Ideas Someone Should Invent

This article might change your life or make you rich. It’s time to save the world. There’s a lot of bad news out there. Rising unemployment, soldiers …

Sometimes The Best Thing To Do Is Nothing

Sometimes the best thing we can do for ourselves… is nothing at all. Initially, at least. It takes some real mastery of self-control, but it’s well …

10 Ways You Know You’re Doing Something Right

1. When out of nowhere, now and again, you have a sense of pure, unadulterated happiness… usually for something mundane. When you get your favorite …

7 Signs You Are A Critical Thinker

1. When people talk about views different than your own, you don’t get angry<p>You can’t be angry without being afraid and you have no reason to be …

11 Little Notes Of Life

I am a great believer of the saying that getting lost allows you to (re)discover yourself. Thus, I travel a lot, and most of the time alone. …