Guide To Google Drive

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This piece is part of How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

When things are tough, it’s tempting to look back on earlier parts of our lives through a nostalgia-tinted lens, forgetting that we’ve ever experienced any previous setbacks. …

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In some cities and states, people can once again see their co-workers in person, get a dental checkup, or make plans to safely visit family again. In others, it will happen soon.

For many, the return to some semblance of normalcy offers a sense of relief. But that’s not true…

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How to Write Anything

This story is part of Forge’s How to Write Anything series, where we give you tips, tricks, and principles for writing all the things we write in our daily lives online, from tweets to articles to dating profiles.

Writing about yourself in any capacity can feel like an impossible task…

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It seems like every time I scroll through my social media feeds, I see another friend who’s fostering or adopting a pet. They’re romping with rescue pups on grassy lawns. They’re cuddling with kittens as they binge Tiger King.

I’m a little jealous, but I’m also a little skeptical. I…

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I used to think I knew how to feed myself. My meals followed a routine: I started each morning with oatmeal, had a lunch I’d meal-prepped the Sunday before, and went out to dinner on the weekends. If I baked a dessert or bread, it was because I expected guests…

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Stay home. Avoid large gatherings. Don’t travel. Skip seeing even small groups of friends. As coronavirus spreads around the globe, abiding by these rules has, temporarily at least, made my embarrassingly incessant FOMO disappear.

Like many millennials, my social life has lived online for about as long as I’ve had…

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The week before I started gratitude journaling, I was on a bus tour in Southern Iceland with my boyfriend of about a year. With an Instax camera he’d bought me for my birthday, I snapped puffins and black sand beaches and double rainbows stretched across waterfalls, knowing even then that…

Julia Pugachevsky

freelance writer with work in VICE, BuzzFeed News, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Insider, and more.

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