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7 ways to be kinder to yourself as you set your New Year’s resolutions

If made in a thoughtful way, resolutions can be a powerful tool

Do group texts stress you out? You aren’t alone.

Somewhere along the way, group messages transformed into anxiety-fueling Frankensteins

As extroverts, my partner and I are quick to overdo it. Here’s how we know it’s time to take a break.

If there’s an empty spot on our calendar, odds are one of us will find something to fill it

Every party is awkward in its first hour. What comes next is crucially important.

To throw a party is to make oneself vulnerable. Inviting people into your home is really a way of inviting them into your life.

‘Hustlers’ is about ‘friendship and money,’ but it isn’t a female empowerment flick. Director Lorene Scafaria explains.

The caper stars Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu as dancers at a strip club who drug wealthy men and max out their credit cards

Once a high school teacher, always a friend: Why many students stay in touch years later

English teachers are especially popular

Our Lily Lit Club pick defies traditional storytelling. Here’s how.

‘Laura Dean Keeps Breaking up with Me,’ written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, marries two forms of storytelling

Skinny-dipping, ‘Swan Lake’ and gazing at stars: Memories from summer camp

Feeling nostalgic for our own experiences of camp, we asked Lily readers what theirs were like

I’ve never had a best friend, and I like it that way. Here’s why.

Everyone is different and brings different things to the table when it comes to friendship

I’ve spent years trying to fix everyone else’s life. It’s time to tend to my own.

I’m so deeply invested in friends and family that I barely take care of myself