How often do you wash your coffee mug?

How often do you wash your coffee mug?

Long ago, in my dating days, I went on a first date. We were talking about how much we both liked coffee when he said, “My officemate doesn’t wash his coffee mug. He lets it sit on his desk overnight, and it gets really gross rings around the inside. It...

Three Ways to Be Happier Today

1. Ask yourself: will this matter five years from now? Sometimes, the answer is yes. But sometimes, it’s something that you can easily smooth over. Forget the fight you had with your sister, the invitation that went unanswered, your drama at work. It is very...

Feeling unsure about love? This one’s for you.

I thought I was a poet in college. I remember sitting in my poetry teacher’s office during office hours. We were supposed to talk about my poetry (some of it was pretty bad), but I really wanted to ask her some questions. I would have said something like this: When...

In some ways, you’re already a legend.

There are people who talk. They tell stories. People ask for advice, and maybe people you know are reminded of you. Across town. Across the country. Maybe even across the world. “When it happened to my friend…” There are people who wait to hear the outcome of...