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Here’s Proof That Jeff Goldblum Is God’s Gift To Man

“Scars speak more loudly than the sword that caused them.” — Paulo Coelho<p>“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its …

14 Bachelor Party Games For Engaged Octogenarians

I’m a 32-year-old bachelor. Never married. Don’t get me wrong, I want to get married. But not until I get some stuff out of my system, including most …

The Galaxy Explodes When You Meet Someone New

Awake. Arise. Your round earth turns. Far away, monkeys in the jungle swing from branch to branch. Elephants on the savannah lift their trunks to the …

17 Underrated Places You Can Find Happiness

Happiness is not an end point. It’s not a place you hope to be one day. It is a feeling that comes and goes like the rest of its emotional …

4 Almost-Happily-Ever-Afters I Met On Tinder (And Where They Went South)

I.<p>You were my first (Tinder date, I mean). Just a little bit older, from one town over. You like beer because you’re human and so do I. My mother and …

12 Dating Tips For Women From The 1930s That Are Hilarious Now

1.<p>Nobody has used a handkerchief (other than folding & stuffing in a pocket for aesthetics) in like 38 years, so this couldn’t possibly still be a …

13 Things People With Anxiety Never Want To Hear

I reached out to my friends that I know deal or have dealt with anxiety and asked them what were some things said to them that just didn’t help. I’ve …

23 Things Every Woman Wants To Be Told

1. “We lied. There’s no one ‘bikini body.’ The one you have right now works just fine” — an open letter from every fashion magazine.<p>2. “No, you’re …

Controlling Our Chaos

<i>“There seems to be a kind of order in the universe, in the movement of the stars and the turning of the earth and the changing of the seasons, and</i> …

The Simple Way To Start Loving Yourself More Every Day

This morning I did something crazy. I tried on all of my bikinis, one after the other. Nope, I’m not drunk or super into torture, I’m just going to …

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

<i>“So what, you just don’t like food?”</i><p>This is how my boss responded when I confided that I was seeking treatment for an eating disorder and would need …

What It Takes To Get The Love You Deserve

I once lived my life as if there was no other way of being except to be thin, tanned, and a carbon copy of other people I assumed were happier than …

5 Things You Learn From Being A Promiscuous* Female In The 21st Century

I choose to use the word *promiscuous* because I’ve been called a slut enough times that I think it’s okay to call myself one and it’s not. I am …

7 Things Bisexual People Are Tired Of Hearing

1. “Yeah. <i>Sure</i>.”<p>Because the year is 2014 and some people (both gay and straight) still don’t believe that bisexuality exists. One guy I went on a date …

Is Instagram Ruining The Art Of Photography?

In September, the Brooks Museum of Memphis held an Instagram contest for their Shared Vision exhibit that intends to represent 100 years of …

10 Steps You Need To Take To Stop Dating Douchbags

Dear Women Who <i>Loooove</i> Douchebags,<p>I’m meeting more and more of you lately. Pretty, smart and outgoing young women who date utter and complete douches- …

Mental Toughness and the "Marathon Monks"

In the northeastern hills outside Kyoto, Japan there is a mountain known as Mount Hiei. That mountain is littered with unmarked graves.<p>Those graves …

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How The US Crushed Youth Resistance

Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a major coup for the ruling elite to have created societal institutions …

15 Reasons Why Not Figuring It Out Is The Best Way To Spend Your 20s

<b>1. Everyone is just trying to put one foot in front of the other, no matter how much it seems like any of them have it all together.</b><p>It’s always …

Why It’s Important To Spend Time Alone During Our Quarter-Life Crises

In the French language, there is a word that does not have an English translation: <i>dépaysement</i>.<p>Yes, it sounds vaguely like displacement, because it …

Adorable Korean Girl Learns What To Say To Strangers If They Offer Her A Cookie

Just look — she looks so mischievous.<p>She’s so cute!<p>I’m literally squealing!<p>Her eyes!<p>Props to her mother who just can’t seem to get annoyed with her! …

Be The Brave Girl — Go After Your Own Happiness

Things don’t just happen. Movement isn’t independent of push. Action is stagnant until provoked. The story doesn’t begin without an inciting incident.<p>…

20 Things To Remember On Your Path To Self-Reliance

Sometimes I swear I have social anxiety. Actually, who am I kidding? I know I do. Unfortunately, I have to confess, I didn’t deal with this before …

10 Signs That All Your Friends Might Be Hanging Out Together Without You

1. Whenever you get close, everybody stops talking<p>It’s because they were all just talking about their awesome plans tonight. You heard them, if not …

Why You Should Give Up

You should give up. Quit whatever you’re working on; whatever you’re trying to accomplish right now. Just throw in the towel. And why not? Is this …

What I’ve Learned In The First 3 Years After College

I’ve yet to experience most of my 20s, and truthfully, I couldn’t be any more excited. The few years since I graduated from college has been surreal, …

We Shed Our Coats To Don New Ones With Each Passing Phase

The first time it happens you are on a playground, the sawdust underneath the plastic slide making your eyes water, your wobbly knees bruised with …

31 Dating Rules Everyone Needs To Start Following Right Now

<b>(1)</b> Date people you would want to be friends with. But don’t expect them to be your friends. We’re in our 20’s. We all have friends already.<p><b>(2)</b> If …

23 Signs You’re Still Figuring Out How To Have Your Life Together

1. You’re reading this in your underwear while working on eating an entire bag of tortilla chips.<p>2. You’ve taken every Internet quiz ever created.<p>3. …

One-Woman Band Plays Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” And I Want To Be Her, Please

<i>Questions I have for one-woman band Kawehi:</i><p>Your bob game: How is it so on point? Every time your hair moves, it sounds like it’s saying, “Sit your …