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Carrying On
How Lenny staffers are cheering themselves up in a post-Trump America.
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Graffiti Taught Me Grit
How becoming a single mom in a depressed town helped me let go of perfection.
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Hallowed Hell House
How I left behind a Christian childhood to adore Halloween.
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Dip In
Three recipes you can make fast and then show off.
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Finding a Home in Language
An immigrant kid becomes fluent in fitting in.
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Submitting
How one woman went from getting her ass kicked to delivering ass kickings of her own.
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My Pal, Pain
Olympic runner Alexi Pappas on making friends with what hurts.
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Eat the Fish
On being forced to confront an unreasonable but unassailable fear.
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My Adult Summer Vacation
SNL's Aidy Bryant on what it's like to be an adult with a full-scale summer vacation.
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Thumb-Suckers Anonymous
On self-care and the comfort of a childhood habit.
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My Dog Teets
A lesson in love and loss.
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Quick Not Dirty
Five projects you can do in fifteen minutes to improve your life.
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The Freedom of a Ponytail
When a seemingly simple act becomes a radical one.
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Owning It
A reflection on the importance of taking up space.
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Casey Wilson is Angry
Hide your phones.
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When Our Fathers Left
What it's like to have a real-life Don Draper as your dad.
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Photographer Melissa Forde's Playful, Sensual World
A selection of meaningful pauses in a nonstop adventurous life.
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Traveling with Myself
The serendipitous joys of making your way through uncharted territory solo.
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The Occasional Ardent Hug
Celebrating the beauty of hugs and the ephemera of attachment.
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A Small Place for Us
On encountering the kind of perfection that is always out of reach.
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