How to Have Money
Once you have it there are a lot of things you can do with it. Kate Carraway is here to steer you in the right direction.
How to Be Together
Existing with another human is a difficult thing to do. Luckily, Kate Carraway's got advice.
So You Want to Be 'Creative'
There are qualities in a person more important than being creative, but you wouldn't know it from scrolling through Instagram.
Time Is Everything
It determines more about your life than anything except money, and obviously “time” and “money” give each other meaning, value, and possibility.
Let's Talk Boundaries
Having boundaries is just the recognition that you’re soft and permeable and everything you encounter has its own energy that you’re subject to and have to manage, all on your own.
Stress and You
Stress is less of an epidemic than it is an atmosphere, this thing that lives with us and inside of us. But is it also maybe good? Let's find out!
How to Ritual
Rituals reorganize, affirm, and codify the emotional detritus that accumulates in adult life, and Kate Carraway has some advice on how to manage yours.
Phones Are Trash
They're disgusting and stupid and slowly murdering us all.
Personal Loss and Rewatching 'The Hills'
Everyone knows the moment or month or era when life happened, all at once, and established some set point of desire or values or best-ever happiness. Flash-flooded with detail, and then flash-frozen in time, it’s usually a quick, early thing: an...
Style and Shopping as a Means of Expression and Self-Realization
Girls and women (it feels so corny to consider girls and women as these separate classes of experience, right?) have, more so than guys and to our great benefit, style and shopping as a means of expression and self-realization.
Falling asleep, I often find a convincing, semiconscious simulacrum of cozy peace by imagining a nonscientific, crayon-drawn version of a light field, and then focusing tighter and tighter on the black empty places in between the things.
The 2013 Girl Year in Review
From Girls to “Grown Woman” (and more important stuff, too, but I’m here for the peppermint gum and sparkly pencils of girl stuff, OK?), 2013 was a big year for girls. Here is the girl year in review, along with some non-committal predictions for 2014.