Dealing with Those Pesky Introverts: A How-To Guide

As an Internet-saavy and acculturated individual – you are reading this, are you not? – you’ve probably come across dozens of manifestos on the woefully misunderstood nature of the Introvert. A new wave of this came after Susan Cain’s TED Talk accompanying her published work Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop… Read More Dealing with Those Pesky Introverts: A How-To Guide

How to Be Content: An Easter Lesson from My 3 Year Old Sister

This past weekend was International Zombie Day, the day we celebrate one of the most famous undead risings in the history of western civilization. Irreverence aside, if you didn’t participate in or spectate an Easter egg hunt this past weekend, you’ve probably taken part in one in the past. And if you haven’t, you’re not really… Read More How to Be Content: An Easter Lesson from My 3 Year Old Sister

500 Followers & Counting: 3 Things I’ve Learned About Blogging Effectively

This past weekend, The Lonely Tribalist reached 500 followers. Compared to some much more successful bloggers, it ain’t much, but by golly, are we floored by your support! And, as always, we look forward to getting to know and interact with you all more and more!  To commemorate reaching 500 followers, here are 500 pieces of advice I’ve… Read More 500 Followers & Counting: 3 Things I’ve Learned About Blogging Effectively

3 Science Experiments You Should Name Drop to Totally Impress Your “Friends”

If you have 10 fingers and 10 toes, you’ve probably found yourself in a conversation at a hipstery party or snooty dinner that was completely over your head at some point in your life. (For those with a different amount of digits, I apologize for my ableist digit privilege.) The guests are name dropping like mad,… Read More 3 Science Experiments You Should Name Drop to Totally Impress Your “Friends”

Read This Today: “Finding Your Passion” is Bullsh*t

Read this article by Mark Manson: “Screw Finding Your Passion” When I first saw the title of the article, I wasn’t sure what to think. Is it going to be misanthropic and tell me to give up on enjoying my life? Or is it going to present something mind-changing that reframes passion-searching in an uplifting… Read More Read This Today: “Finding Your Passion” is Bullsh*t