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  1. always shopping
    The Best White Elephant Gifts Under $40(That you can get immediately.)
  2. advice
    What to Say When Someone DiesWe asked experts for advice on how to support friends and loved ones when someone dies.
  3. collective action
    Thousands of Students Are Protesting Climate Change Today. Here’s How to Help.Today, hundreds of thousands of young people are walking out of school to demand immediate action on the climate crisis.
  4. praise be
    Maybe You Should Go a Little Wild on This Powerful Moon DayHonor the full harvest moon by free-bleeding, planting your fall crops, and singing Lana.
  5. science of us
    How to Help Someone With DepressionA guide to keeping the friendship — and your own well-being — intact.
  6. guides
    14 Designer Bags to Buy This Fall (or at Least Stalk Online)Including the new It bag, a packable travel companion, and some runway favorites.
  7. science of us
    What to Do When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Significant OtherAdvice for when someone you love now comes as a package deal with someone you really, really don’t.
  8. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Group Workout ClassesUnleash your inner competitive monster.
  9. science of us
    How to Stay Zen During Times of TransitionYou can’t totally prevent yourself from feeling overwhelmed about big life changes, but you can take steps to ease the emotional burden.
  10. science of us
    A Guide to Non-Awkwardly Dealing With Money Differences Between FriendsThe advice is the same regardless of what your finances look like.
  11. guides
    This Is the Best Place to Break Up With SomeoneAfter being recently dumped in my new apartment, I started thinking about what would have made the breakup a little more pleasant.
  12. good/better/best
    A Guide to Meeting People Without Dating AppsHow to put yourself in real-life situations that lead to new relationships or friendships.
  13. science of us
    An Emotional Guide to Being GhostedTips for making it feel a little less terrible when someone disappears on you.
  14. science of us
    The Shy Person’s Guide to Being the Center of AttentionFor times when it’s unavoidable.
  15. science of us
    Self-Promotion Advice for the Extremely Self-ConsciousHow to brag about yourself when you hate talking about yourself.
  16. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at First DatesRomance is harder if you’re hungry.
  17. good/better/best
    How to Be Excellent (or at Least Pretty Good) at Canceling PlansMaster the art of the last-minute bail without making your friends hate you.
  18. good/better/best
    How to Brag Without Annoying All Your FriendsA guide to being excellent (or at least pretty good) at non-terrible online self-promotion.
  19. science of us
    How to Get Better at Being JealousEnvy isn’t always a bad thing.
  20. science of us
    A Psychological Explanation for Why Getting Compliments Is So EmbarrassingWhen praise makes you feel all squirmy.
  21. overachiever
    How to Teach Yourself to Be FunnierTo improve your sense of humor, start by making yourself laugh.
  22. overachiever
    How to Be Better at Spending Time AloneA guide to getting comfortable with solitude.
  23. 10% better
    How to Be a Tiny Bit Better at Buying GiftsThink beyond the moment they unwrap the thing.
  24. science of us
    How to Function at Work As a Sleep-Deprived New ParentWhen napping under your desk isn’t an option.
  25. science of us
    A Shy Person’s Guide to Dealing With Unsolicited AdviceWhat to do when everyone’s telling you what to do.
  26. science of us
    Advice for Shy People at Holiday PartiesSomething to read on your phone while hovering awkwardly at the bar.
  27. how does that make you feel
    A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Right TherapistPutting your mental health in the right hands.
  28. science of us
    How to Worry BetterSchedule designated worrying time, and other tips to turn your stress into something productive.
  29. science of us
    How to Emotionally Detach From WorkSometimes it’s better to care a little less.
  30. guides
    61 Ways to Be Part of the ‘Fashion Crowd’Dislike jeans, like Crocs.
  31. guides
    All the Designers Who Have Spoken Out About Dressing Melania TrumpA guide on what to expect from fashion and the First Lady.
  32. swellness
    25 Famous Women on How They RelaxOprah, Yoko Ono, Gisele Bündchen, and more women on finding inner calm.
  33. swellness
    The Bloop Guide to WellnessAminatou Sow and Jenna Wortham on self-love and self-care.
  34. get in formation
    The Bloop Guide to Summer PartiesAminatou Sow and Jenna Wortham on what to wear, eat, drink, and play between now and Labor Day.
  35. love and star wars
    How to See Star Wars While Still Maintaining Your ChillSummon the force.
  36. group fitness
    How to Fake Running a MarathonBecause I haven’t, and I definitely never will.
  37. guides
    What Does ‘Netflix and Chill’ Really Look Like?Does it ever include a cashmere scarf?
  38. guides
    The Case for Bernie Sanders on Women’s IssuesHillary Clinton, who?
  39. references
    Here’s a Handy Tinder GlossaryAn explanation of foreign terms from this Vanity Fair story.
  40. at the beach
    How to Flirt and Make Friends at a Nude BeachThe etiquette is tricky, but the results can be magnificent. Or so we hear.
  41. friends forever
    Bitching Is Bonding: A Guide to Mutual ComplaintIt’s fun and healthy to vent with friends.
  42. social psychology
    11 Facts About Your Soul-Sucking CommuteIt’s the worst.
  43. guides
    How to Talk to About Things Besides Fashion WeekA current events cheat sheet.
  44. sex tips
    Cosmo Publishes Its First Lesbian Sex GuideMind-blowing, naturally.
  45. guides
    #GIRLBOSS: A Millennial Alternative to Lean InBusiness advice gets a Nasty makeover.
  46. titsplainer
    How to Stuff Your Bra When You’re a Grown-Ass WomanKate Upton wants “clip-on” tits. I’ve got them. They’re called gym socks.
  47. guides
    The Seven Women You Meet in ‘Hookup Culture’ Trend StoriesThere are no men.
  48. old hollywood
    Flappers With Sad Eyes: 20 Exquisite SorrowsWhy so sad? Abuse, scandal, and a talkie actress with a lisp.
  49. weddings!
    Introducing the New York Weddings iPad AppAnd it’s free.
  50. multi-zoom analysis
    The Kate Moss Guide to Changing Outfits Mid-PartyBefore and after her 5 a.m. exit.