From a young age, many of us instinctively associate love with getting gifts. Between birthdays, holidays, and school graduations, most kids can’t wait to open presents from loved ones on special occasions. After all, it’s always nice having something new from someone who cares about you.
If you’re in a committed relationship, odds are that you and your partner speak the same language. After all, communication plays a key role in the compatibility of any couple. But when it comes to the language of love, it’s not at all uncommon for two partners to desire different forms of affection or express their emotions in different ways.
Nearly everyone feels lonely at some point in their life. Whether it’s the result of being away from friends and family or if it occurs at the end of a relationship, loneliness is a seemingly inevitable aspect of the human experience. And while it’s OK to feel alone from time to time, recent research reveals that loneliness can be lethal. Pair this news with reports that people in the US are experiencing more loneliness than ever before, and it’s clear that America’s isolation epidemic could ...
It’s hard to believe that while debt is a primary worry for many people, an astonishing 21% of Americans don’t know whether or not they even have any outstanding balances. Yet that’s exactly what the U.S. News & World Report discovered in May of this year when they surveyed 1,000 consumers about how much money they owed banks, schools, and other institutions.
You don’t need to look far these days to find that millennials are being condemned for killing many aspects of modern culture. Indeed, older Americans are quick to point their fingers at today’s twenty- and thirty-somethings, blaming them for the demise of everything from breakfast cereal to breastaurants. Yet there is one age-old institution that’s thriving thanks to millennials: long-lasting marriages.
Whether it’s flunking an exam, being chewed out by a boss, or getting rejected by a romantic interest, no one enjoys feeling like a failure. And for some people, this sense of dread can become so great they give up entirely on attempting to achieve their dreams in the first place. But where does this insecurity come from, and is there a way to leverage a fear of failure to your advantage?
The popularity of the KonMari method has left many individuals evaluating other areas of their lives and eliminating elements that don’t spark joy. From bank accounts and calendars to social media pages and states of mind, clutter clobberers are now taking aim at less-tangible aspects of their existence.
There’s no denying that 2019 has already been the wettest year San Diego’s seen in some time, and this summer has the potential to be even wetter — depending on how you spend it. With paradisiacal rooftop pool parties and other adult playgrounds scattered around the city, nearby venues know exactly how to make summer memorable with some wet-and-wild fun.
Whether you love him or hate him, one thing is certain: Donald J. Trump is leading a lot a people to read about politics. For both online and brick-and-mortar stores, sales of books supporting — and condemning — the current Commander-in-Chief are on the rise — at Blinkist, we’ve seen interest in political reads rise by 60%. Here’s a look at six of this year’s most compelling books about this incredibly controversial president.
In his 2017 book, Tribe of Mentors, legendary life-hacker Tim Ferriss interviewed experts in a variety of fields to discover the secrets behind their success. Among those he spoke with was Liv Boeree, a professional science communicator and one of the world’s most successful poker players. Ferriss asked Boeree, “What purchase of $100 or less has most positively impacted your life in the last six months (or in recent memory)?” We were thrilled when we read her response ...
Nosh on tray-passed apps from 10 of downtown’s best restaurants, then raise a glass to the Gaslamp itself during this decadent three-course dinner that evolves into an exclusive outdoor celebration right on a closed-off block of Fifth Avenue.
When an agitated news addict and his even-keeled wife learn that the government is goading citizens into signing a statement of support for the president, the couple clashes with their family members during the one time of year when personal politics are usually off limits.