While differences over COVID has imploded the closeness between some people, others have rekindled old relationships with childhood and high school friends.
“Generally, we’re always racing to measure our productivity in terms of our output, but this year, I could blissfully blame my most unproductive moments on 2020.”
What I saw as a way to kill boredom during quarantine has turned into a community I find comfort in.
If you're feeling nervous about how to make conversation/tell a good joke/otherwise have fun, even with your close friends: Same!
If someone you care about has to live with ignorant relatives, offer them things to focus on besides another night of spaghetti alla MAGA.
The events of this year have made it hard to ignore massive differences in core values.
When we shrink our lives down to bubbles and pods, we lose access to the low-stakes connections that are good for our well-being. Here's how to fix that.
Humans tend to fare poorly at predicting how we are going to feel in the future—and often totally misjudge what will make us happy.
It can be hard to know the best response when jokes and cries for help sound so similar.