Tag Archives: life hacks

Don’t Set Your Happiness Budget Too Low

I was raised by a very frugal woman to be extremely tight with money, Modern Philosophers. Don’t get me wrong, this philosophy has certainly come in handy at times.  It helped me to put myself through college on only a … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement Hack: Don’t Say It!

I think I’ve finally discovered something positive about social media, Modern Philosophers! Now I will admit that comment was somewhat provocative and controversial.  Did it make you want to say something mean or snarky in reply?  Have you already gone … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Never Do At A Job Interview

I’ve gotten a lot of emails, Modern Philosophers, asking me why I haven’t written any advice posts lately.  I’m a sucker for caving to peer pressure, so here’s a new post in which I share some pearls of wisdom. 5 … Continue reading

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Smashing Icicles Rejuvenates The Soul

If I were ever to write a Self Help book, Modern Philosophers, it would borrow the title of this blog post. As I discovered after work today, smashing icicles really does rejuvenate the soul. You can simply trust me on … Continue reading

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Stress: The Final Frontier

The movie Alien taught me many things, Modern Philosophers, but one of my most important takeaways was that in space, no one can hear you scream. I’ve often wondered if the same is true about stress and space. Would anyone … Continue reading

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Live Every Day Like It’s Friday

I recently heard someone say “Live every day like it’s your last”, Modern Philosophers, and I wondered what the hell was wrong with that person. The individual was on some news show, talking about the Coronavirus, and I think they … Continue reading

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Coping With The Death Of My Fitbit

I’m not very good at dealing with loss, Modern Philosophers.  After years of rooting for the Jets, you’d think I’d be used to it by now, but it still gets to me. Maybe I’m an introvert because if I lock … Continue reading

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He Shall Wear A Crown Of Ice

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but Heat Miser has been making a real nuisance of himself this weekend, Modern Philosophers. Usually, it’s Snow Miser causing my life to be miserable, but he has apparently tagged in the evil red … Continue reading

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Advice I Wish I’d Been Given

One of my good friends turns thirty today, Modern Philosophers. Understandably, she is upset because society has led her to believe that turning thirty is a bad thing.  I beg to differ. As she was lamenting hitting this milestone, I … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t More People Laughing?

Do you ever feel like you’re in on a joke, but no one else gets it, Modern Philosophers? That’s how life seems lately.  The world around me is toxic.  Everyone is so damn negative.  There’s too much complaining, an excessive … Continue reading

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