morning

The Morning Challenge: Being Happy As A Tired Adult

I woke up this morning and, as I do every morning, I hit the snooze button too many times while groggily considering (and hating) how horrendous and unnecessary it is to wake up every morning to an alarm, hastily get ready, and then go out into the world to do a bunch of things that I don’t really want to do. And, if you really think about it, it is a bit masochistic of

Household Products You Actually Need To Spend Money On

Here’s a quick list of household products you actually need to spend money on as an adult: A set of sharp, heavy knives. – Not only do quality knives make kitchen life infinitely easier and safer, but they also just make you feel like you’re better at cooking than you actually are. A good vacuum that actually works. – Your carpet is going to get dirty and smashed down because you walk on it too

adulthood

6 Things That Don’t Make Sense About Adulthood

As a kid, adulthood seems pretty cool. You maintain the idea that everyone will finally be mature, capable, and relatively enjoyable human beings. You imagine that most daily tasks are pretty easy, since adults have money and must have been practicing these kinds of things for years. You anticipate that everything will finally fall together and make sense. But you’re wrong. Instead, you get to adulthood and realize that lots

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Fake it ‘Til You Make It: Little Things You Can Do to Try to Convince Yourself that You’re an Adult

  The great thing about being an adult is that nobody knows what the fuck they’re doing either—life is just a matter of guessing until somebody tells you that you fucked up, and then fixing that fuck-up. And you keep going, and you keep guessing. Some people just seem better at it because they’ve been doing it longer. So, the best thing for now is to just do all the tiny things that