feminism
#TellAFeministThankYou is trending on Twitter. But is it a big deal to thank people who don't identify as feminists?
photography
I got a new Canon PowerShot camera as an early holiday present so I decided to use it for something very important: pictures of my dog -- and then more pictures of my dog.
stress
Call it a humblebrag, if you like, or even just a brag. I know you’re thinking it. I just can’t get over how awesome my life is, and how grateful I am for it all.
in

Aug 11, 2014 at 9:00am | 96 comments

gratitude
As a culture, we seem profoundly uncomfortable with compliments -- particularly those among us who have been socialized as women.
manatees
I've been swept up in all this holiday excitement so much that it made where I am now lose its appeal. Luckily, crisps saved the day.
hawaii
I live in FREAKIN' HAWAI'I, and if I could just get over myself for one minute, I could open myself up to the amaze-balls-ness that surrounds me.
in

Jun 7, 2013 at 3:00pm | 76 comments

fred armisen
Talking to someone so completely in awe of life reminded me exactly why I do anything.
gratitude
I know all about the first three. Not so much the fourth.
gratitude
Sometimes it takes a baking sheet sent to you by mermaids to remind you how good you have it.
coincidence
They're good for all kinds of things, including sex and money.
family
It's Thanksgiving! I asked all the xoJane staffers what they're thankful for this year, and they got CHEESY as hell.
gratitude
My gratitude email list reminds me how awesome it is to have arms.
in

Jun 21, 2011 at 9:02am | 0 comments