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5 Things I Learned About Life When I Tried to Ski for the First Time at 29

5 Things I Learned About Life When I Tried to Ski for the First Time at 29

​It wasn't pretty, but I learned lessons that applied way beyond the slopes.
What I Learned From Actually Practicing What I Preach

What I Learned From Actually Practicing What I Preach

Folks who give easily often struggle to take care of themselves.
Why You Should Totally Attend Your High School Reunion

Why You Should Totally Attend Your High School Reunion

It's not to be reminded of that haircut.
The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Even a small act is significant.
An Ode to Ranch: How I Fell in Love With America’s Condiment
In partnership with / Hidden Valley®

An Ode to Ranch: How I Fell in Love With America’s Condiment

You either love it or hate it.
The author, Locke, with her new camera

20 Awesome Things About Being in Your Late 20s

If you can't relate to No. 14, you're still in your mid-20s.
The author, Mikayla, wearing a coach's whistle around her neck.
I Love My Toddler, but I Sure Don't Like Him (and That's OK)

I Love My Toddler, but I Sure Don't Like Him (and That's OK)

Let's be real: Sometimes your kid is a jerk.
The author, Lisa Marie Basile, smiling on a sidewalk by a pink wall
Tara and Dom (Photo: Lauren Belknap)

Stress Almost Ruined Everything I'd Worked For—but It Also Taught Me How to Take Control

I was becoming my own worst nightmare—until one tough conversation snapped me back to my senses.
Tara Fuller: Talk to the Hand
The 11 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Uninspired

The 11 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Uninspired

Bored? Always exhausted? This can help bring joy and purpose back into your life.
The Major Setbacks I Thought I'd Never Recover From (and How I Did)

The Major Setbacks I Thought I'd Never Recover From (and How I Did)

Life can throw some major curveballs, but even the lowest of lows don't last forever.
Life Lesson: Depressed Female Thinking

The Most Important Lesson Depression Taught Me

"I let go of pleasing anyone, impressing men, and sticking to an image of strength."
Busy Young Woman at Work

How to Care Less Without Being Careless

Do your best and forget the rest. You'll be so much happier.
Why Getting Fired Turned Out to Be a Great Thing: Marisa Kabas

Why Getting Fired Turned Out to Be a Great Thing

At first, I was devastated, but then I realized something I might not have otherwise.
Life Lessons: Hands journaling with coffee 8K

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

It can be easy to forget about the big picture. These important lessons will help remind you.
Friends at a Bar

Why You Don't Always Need to "Be Yourself"

The popular words of wisdom don't always ring true.
Woman Looking Out Window

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Living Alone

Your crazy cat lady fears are unwarranted, for one.
Beers

The Unexpected Thing That Happened When I Didn't Drink for 30 Days

And it's not losing weight, saving money, or getting clear skin.
The Power of the Ask 3K

The Secret to Getting What You Want That No One Ever Tells You

It takes some courage, but the results are so worth it.
The 4 Reasons Why Giving Up Alcohol and Coffee Was Worth It

The 4 Reasons Why Giving Up Alcohol and Coffee Was Worth It

Here's what I've learned after 15 months.
Why You Bruise So Easily

Why You Bruise So Easily

Are those black and blue marks a serious health concern or is simple klutziness to blame?
The 10 Times It's OK to Say "No"

The 10 Times It's OK to Say "No"

These two letters can have a powerful impact on your well-being.
Woman Gardening

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