How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness
Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Who Wants to Sell Drugs Forever?
"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
I Was a Forever Intern and Here’s What I Learned
Internship culture is out of control. I've done 11 of them—and learned some things along the way that could have saved me the occasional breakdown.
Couples With Big Income Gaps Talk About Money Problems
“I think her salary just makes me feel inferior, and like we’re less equal partners.”
Why Freelancing Is So Much Better Than Having an Office Job
Being your own boss isn’t for everyone, and it’s definitely not easy, but for me the tradeoffs are worth it.
Why Do We Hate People Who Seem Too Nice?
Psychologists call it “antisocial punishment” or “do-gooder derogation.”
Telling People to Find Their Passion Is Bad Advice
Here's what we should probably tell each other instead.
I Used Bumble's Women-Focused Networking Site to Try to Find a Job
I spent a week on Bizz, the app being billed as "the new LinkedIn for women."
Why I Followed My Mum Into Sex Work
She laughs at my anecdotes and evaluates my outfits, but she's also sensitive to the profession's drawbacks.
Why Don't Young Australians Want to Do Apprenticeships Anymore?
"A lot of them don’t like to work hard or don’t respect the trade."
Working From Your Phone at Home Is Ruining Your Life, Study Finds
Put. It. Down.
The Human Rights You Lose When You Don't Speak English
Does Australia have enough systems in place to ensure social equity for everyone?