In theory, lying isn’t good — it can breed distrust, harm your family, and infuse your life with chaos. But in practice, there are times when it would be convenient to be good at lying. Like when your boss wants you to give up a whole weekend for a conference, but you really need a break. Or when that not-really-a-friend asks you to be in their bridal party.
It’s pretty common to have an on-again, off-again relationship with exercise. But isn’t working out sometimes better than not working out at all?
New thinking from exercise scientists suggests that occasional exercise still benefits the body, even if it’s inconsistent. Studies from the last few years have shown that people who cram their weekly exercise into one or two days on the weekend — so-called “weekend warriors” — can make up for a week of sloth. …
I wasn’t going to change names but then I chickened out thinking my seventh grade crush would some how see and so I did.
When I was in 7th grade and she in 3rd, Sam and I were homeschooled. Our mom was our teacher, along with Martha Stewart and Ellen Degeneres.
I don’t always tell people that I was homeschooled, mostly because I have to explain it, and then I can tell they think we went through a traumatic experience or a sickness that caused us to be pulled from school. …