If you have: Great! If not, here’s the deal: Medium wants to hear your story, and we’re giving away $100,000 in prize money for the opportunity.

Entering the challenge is easy: Write an essay on one of the four provided prompts (more on those here) and make sure it has…

👕 Today’s tip: Use this system to streamline your closet.

On Simple, Michael Thompson shares a trick he learned from his mother about how to make cleaning out your closer feel a little more, well, simple:

Go into your closet. Take all of your shirts and hang them so they’re…

📆 Today’s tip: To make any transition, set a deadline and work backwards.

If you haven’t yet seen Forge’s five-day course, What Should You Really Be Doing With Your Life?, by Felicia C. Sullivan, your tip for the day is: Check it out. …

🤔 Today’s tip: Ask yourself, “How am I feeling today?”

We have apps and devices to track our steps, our sleeping hours, the time we spend staring at screens, and the progress we make on our daily tasks. …

💬 Today’s tip: When you’re feeling stuck, talk through the problem out loud.

Yes, we mean talking to yourself. And yes, it’s going to feel weird at first. …

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Today, we’re excited to share an extra tip with you: On Thursday, March 11 (that’s tomorrow!), Medium is hosting “The Purpose of Power,” a live Zoom conversation between Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and ZORA Editor-in-Chief Vanessa De Luca.

Garza, whose latest book offers a blueprint for…

In Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah yesterday, Harry explained where things stand between him and his brother, Prince William — and his answer was a reminder that…

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My dog does this thing sometimes where she eases her way into trouble. Whenever a pillow or table leg catches her eye as particularly chewable, she’ll mash her face against it and rub her nose back and forth, maintaining eye contact the whole time, as if to say: Just sniffing…

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Most of us enter January on the life equivalent of a Red Bull high: amped, but in an intense, jittery way that inevitably leads to crash.

In almost everything else, some kind of slow, measured warm-up is considered good form — you rehearse before a speech, train before a marathon…

In a recent Medium post, kelly corrigan reminds us that in a real friendship, hard feedback and kindness are sometimes the same thing—with the tough stuff, yes, but also when it comes to less weighty decisions. We’re all going through enough as it is; do you really want to be…

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Former lead editor, Forge @ Medium

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