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Do Men Have Best Friends?

Building Happiness

I have a best friend. It feels awkward to say that out loud, and it really shouldn't. Why are men ashamed to have close relationships with other men?

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Set Yourself on Fire

When asked if you can do something you don't know how to do, you can say no, or you can set yourself on fire, say yes, and then figure it out.

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Take Away Its Power

As a kid I was so scared of horror films I'd get scared just thinking about them. As I got older I learned to see how the movie ends to take away its power.

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Take a Break

On Thursday I went a full day where I left my phone and computer at home. Would you believe me if I told you I was more productive than usual this week?

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Your Taste Doesn’t Matter

Getting worked up because things that don’t affect me aren’t done my way is a shortcut to an extremely frustrating and deeply dissatisfying existence.

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The Bright Side

Every time you talk to another person, you're affecting the way they feel. Try not to make them feel like shit.

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The Fear

When I was twelve, all I wanted to do was kiss Cindy. And I was pretty sure Cindy wanted to kiss me, too. But The Fear was certain a kiss spelled disaster.

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Create Something

Whenever I feel restless or unhappy, it usually means I'm not creating. I always feel better when I'm creating.

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Do What You Love

Slate.com ran an essay by Miya Tokumitsu that claims the advice, “Do what you love. Love what you do,” is devaluing “actual work.” It’s total horseshit.

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A Guide to Drinking for Adults

In my younger days, I had mixed feelings about going out for drinks. Lately, though, I love bellying up to the bar. Just not the way you do it.

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