The idea of treating a teen for an “addiction” to the Internet may seem a bit silly. But as this video shows, it goes way beyond some kid texting too much at dinner. Debilitating compulsive behavior can be destructive in whatever form it takes, even if it’s in digital form. But while the fact that […]
DISCLOSURE: I’m a dude on the Internets. As a dude on the Internets, I’ve always taken for granted how easy I have it, being a dude. My female co-workers at Upworthy constantly get creepy messages that go far beyond the messages I get from strangers. They have it much harder than I do simply because […]
Taking a break isn’t just fun, it’s also productive. Don’t get caught thinking that working hard means never taking any time off. You earned it. Read more: http://upworthy.com/11-million-cups-of-coffee-thats-a-hell-of-a-coffee-break
I’ve always admired musicians, especially because I come from a family full of them. It’s cool to hear what makes them tick. And it’s really cool that this organization helps them actually profit from doing what they love to do. Read more: http://upworthy.com/some-well-known-musicians-reveal-the-top-reasons-why-they-make-music
There are so many wonderful things about this, but by far the most incredible one is that Andrew Solomon will make you jealous of his life, even as he describes all the horrible, frustrating, soul-crushing parts — of which there are many — in all their gory detail. Really, there’s a ton I could write […]
They Ask These Couples A Question That's Usually None Of Our Business. But Then They Show The Video.
The world can be a tough and scary place — so much so that sometimes it doesn’t seem to make sense to keep bringing new, fresh-faced little ones into it. But let’s not forget about all the ways the world is actually becoming a better place each and every day. Yeah, we’ve got a lot […]
Now more than ever, teens need us to stop hemming and hawing and give them the real deal about how to navigate the world, including sex. This man is leading by example. Read more: http://upworthy.com/id-bet-money-that-after-10-minutes-youll-wish-mr-vernacchio-was-your-childs-sex-ed-teacher