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How My Phone Saved Me From Feeling Like a Constant Failure

Making an endless to-do list made me feel like a failure—until an iPhone app helped me see the difference between taking out the trash and tackling my bigger life goals.
Crissy Milazzo
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When I'm Freaking Out, Cooking Calms Me Down

When I start to feel panicky, frying up an egg and throwing it on a bowl of gnocchi helps me through it.
Marie Lodi
Getting Out of Bed

How to Get Out of Bed After You've Been Laid Off

Darcie Wilder on figuring out how to structure her days after losing a job in media.
Darcie Wilder
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How I Learned to Control My Anger By Breaking Things

Model Salem Mitchell explains how destroying things allows her to release her anger instead of directing it toward others.
Salem Mitchell
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Molly Ringwald on How DIY Nail Art Helps Her Empty Out Her Brain

"Nail art takes dexterity and focus, and when I'm doing it, I don't think about anything else. It's my form of weird meditation."
Molly Ringwald
Getting Out of Bed

Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death

On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Robyn Kanner
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Why Long Phone Conversations Are Necessary to My Happiness

A phone call is a remarkably contained experience between two people in a world that otherwise demands we share everything.
Marjon Carlos
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I Made Peace With My Body on a Sweaty Dance Floor

On a dance floor, I realized that I can use my mind not to punish myself, but to invite a special brand of silence to make room for celebration.​
Kimberly Drew
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A Drunk Horse Gave Me the Best Professional Advice I Ever Received

How sneaking clips of "BoJack Horseman" at the office helped one newfound corporate professional cope with workplace stress.
Elyse Fox
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Announcing Our New Sunday Newsletter: This Is Fine.

A weekly look at the highly personal and specific ways we go about improving our days.
Broadly Staff