I should be focused on my career, on my schooling, and on my friends, so I can reach the place I want in life. But I have trouble concentrating on my work, because you keep drifting in and out of my thoughts.
There is a bit of a misconception about Australians that we’re all surf bums. While it might be true that the majority of us did grow up around the beach, most of us have never really learned to surf. Considering my dad and all my cousins surf it’s a bit upsetting now that we never […]
When I graduated college five years ago, it's safe to say that I had no career goals.I'd spent the majority of my life wanting to be a dancer, and even after that became a stretch, I never really thought about how I would spend my working life. I picked up a marketing major because it was "smart"... Continue reading
What, exactly, do you happen to know about a bottle of Boone’s Farm, a dime of some regs and an unscheduled absence from school? I was about that life at one point in my early development. This is the second offering from Nasty Nigel of World’s Fair, off the upcoming El Ultimo Playboy: La Vida […]
As a child of a struggling family, I lived in 32 houses and attended 12 schools. The two constants in my life were the public schools and libraries. In 1959, a new high school opened in the suburb where I lived. It’s intent was to raise the graduation rate that was below 50 percent. Show More Summary
The lines between digital life and “real” life are blurred. I can wake up in the morning in Durban as I scroll down my Instagram feed and peep my best friend’s international trekking.…
That dreaded call from the doctor's office came in on Friday. "The doctor would like to see you," said the voice on the other end. Just a week before, I went in for my yearly checkup, and I mentioned to my doctor that I was feeling exhausted...Show More Summary
Reddit user UsernameIWontRegret uploaded this picture, which at first looks like the before and after photos of a teddy bear who went to rehab and got his life together, but is in actually something much sweeter. When my brother was born in 1985, my mother purchased two identical teddy bears. Show More Summary
Ian Wilmut talks about serendipity, shared credit and the messy – and very human – story behind the breakthrough that paved the way for stem cell therapies
A stylish and sax-y rendition in support of last year's Fading Frontier.
Like most Americans, I was shocked and saddened by the death of Prince. I liked Prince in middle school and high school, but in college his music became the soundtrack to my life. Unfortunately for all of us, collectively mourning musicians has become all too commonplace in the last year. Show More Summary
This morning, Kanye West called into "The Steve Harvey Morning Show," as TeamKanyeDaily points out. On the phone, he announced his intentions to tour behind his new album The Life of Pablo. He said, "Oh, you know my tour game is strong. Show More Summary
The refrain of, "I'll do all this crap I don't want to do for most of my life, so that hopefully I'll have a few years to do what I really want to do and hopefully I'll be in good enough shape and still alive to do it," has grown tired. I'm...Show More Summary
Welcome to my blog! I'm looking forward to reconnecting with the diabetes community after an absence... The post Introducing Myself — Life With Type 1 Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
Startling as it seems, there are bushels of first-of-the-season stone fruits—peaches, apricots, nectarines—at my local farmer’s markets and that gets me thinking about a tea-based sangria. For those teetotalers in your life, here’s a simple but delicious idea: a way to introduce real fruit flavor into tea. Show More Summary
Aging is not for sissies. I wish that meant that if you're a sissy you don't have to age. Apparently it doesn't. I've been a sissy my whole life and I'm aging at an alarming rate. The thing everyone seems to think is positive about getting older is that you no longer care what people think and you just get to do whatever the hell you want. Show More Summary
Deerhunter were the musical guests on last night's episode of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Bradford Cox and the band performed their Fading Frontier single "Living My Life" in front of screens that displayed TV static and lava...Show More Summary
In the past, Deerhunter have been responsible for some memorably fucked-up late-night performances. But last night, when they did musical-guest duty on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the band went a different direction. Performing “Living My Life,” a single from last year’s Fading Frontier, the band members dressed like the sort of suave, vaguely […]
“The More of Less, by Joshua Becker, is not at all what I expected when I first picked it up.” —Christina Butcher The More of Less Today, my best book ever goes on sale in bookstores around the country (and online retailers around the world). I am filled with both gratitude and excitement. I am […]
Hey Dr. B, I have been going through some things in my personal life, and I do not know how to move on. I work very hard to remain positive and upbeat, but I have experienced a lot of adversity in my life. I was abused as a child, abandoned by my mother who used Keep Reading ?