Source: U.S. Navy, Public Domain We tend to donate our time and money to “the least among us.” But if the goal is to make the biggest difference, we might want to focus on people with unusually good potential to profit. My favorite example: Mentor or fund the mentoring of a kid(s) from families with … Continue reading Mentoring a Gifted Child
Florence Knoll Style Long & Low Sideboard Credenza – $1,995 – Gunlocke Florence Knoll Style Long and Low Mid Century Sideboard Credenza 74.5 long x 20.5 deep x 26.25 high. Excellent vintage condition. – SHIPS From Maxwell:Dear Readers, What are you looking for? We’ve just cleaned out and relaunched our marketplace as Bazaar – the best place on … Continue reading Our 7 Favorite Knoll Pieces on Bazaar
Source: rawpixel/Pexels I've lived my twenties as a part-time nomad, flip-flopping between New York City and Washington DC, wandering around Haiti for two summers, and spending 6 months in Trinidad and Tobago. I settled in Atlanta for my first job as a college professor. What I was most anxious about during all of these trips … Continue reading Secrets to Making Friends as an Adult
Everyone loves a good discount. And teachers and students? Well, they really deserve it. With class back in session soon, teachers and students alike are spending money on supplies, new wardrobes, and, if you’re a college student, dorm decor. All those costs add up, so it pays to shop at places that will give you … Continue reading 8 Retailers that Have Teacher and Student Discounts, Because Who Deserves It More?
When it comes to online shopping, it pays to be in the know about hidden sections or special features—especially when you’re browsing a retailer that has a huge inventory. While not really a “hidden” section in the traditional sense, sale sections aren’t always home to cast-offs and the season’s least-loved items. At Nordstrom, the sale … Continue reading Don’t Sleep on Nordstrom’s Sale Section—It’s Full of Your Favorite Brands
Anger is a deeply complex emotion, with many layers, intensities, and reasons for it, some which sort of make sense (you smack your thumb with a hammer while hanging a picture) and some that definitely don’t (you smack your spouse or partner because he or she burned the meatloaf). Turned inward, anger can lead to … Continue reading Anger Management or Anger Mastery?
Being alone means different things to different people. For some, it's a time to pursue one's own interests, to be productive or engage in self-care, a chance to focus on friends or family, a choose-your-own adventure opportunity. For others, the idea of being alone is terrifying. What does being alone mean to you? A deep-seated … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Being Alone?