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TTF Happiness Guide — Part 1: Instant Joy

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Wanting to be happy is a basic human desire and need. Tackling this issue can be daunting because (a) happiness can mean different things to different people and (b) a feeling can be objective. So figuring out the secret to guaranteed happiness can be like searching for the secret to the meaning of life in […] Read more…

Money Manners — What to do when people don’t have them

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Friends are the best. You can tell them anything and everything. They know all your secrets along with your ups and downs. Well, except when it comes to money. Finances can potentially make or break a relationship. People have a tendency to want to tiptoe on eggshells when it comes to that topic. Below, we’ve […] Read more…

Friendship Part 6: Breaking up with a Friend

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In this arduous journey that we’re making through adulthood, there is a situation that every (sane) person will have to encounter at least once in their lives — ending a friendship. There are a number of valid reasons why you would need to end a friendship: Your friendship has become toxic Both of you have […] Read more…

Easy tips on how to be more Hygge

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Hygge, Shoulda, Woulda Move over Konmari, there’s a new happiness concept in town, and it’s WAY more realistic and pragmatic to achieve on top of that. Hygge (pronounced HUE-GAH) is a single-word idea that encapsulates coziness and well-being contentment while you’re enjoying the simpler things in life. I first learned about this Danish concept from […] Read more…

Happy Birthday to Me

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I hate my own birthday, which is ironic. TTF was built on the foundation of everyday celebrations and treating yourself. I love the concept of birthdays. I love celebrating and making a big deal out of other people’s birthdays. But I hate my own birthday. This has been a rather recent development for me. But […] Read more…

TTF Investigates — The Case of the Cold Water Switch

Cold Water Switch

I’m not an insane person. I hate doing laundry as much as the next person, but also like the next person (particularly TTF readers), I’ve become environmentally aware over the past few years. With just some light research, we’ve come up with some fun and totally realistic ways to lighten your load when you’re doing […] Read more…

TTF’s Best Party Guest Guide

TTF's Party Guest Guide

Here at TTF HQ, we’ve discussed at length how to throw a great party, but what about being a great party guest? Whether you’re going to your office holiday party, a wedding, a small intimate dinner party, or an epic New Year’s Bash, the rules are always the same: Show up at a reasonable time […] Read more…

TTF’s Best Party Planning Guide

TTF Party Planning Guide

The TTF Team knows a thing or two about throwing an amazing party, hence our party planning guide. There’s a big difference between being a great party goer and being a great party hostess. (We’ve managed to achieve both, don’t ask) To be a great guest, you essentially need to show up at a reasonable […] Read more…

Rejecting Rejection

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Rejection is a gift that comes in many different packages: Vague: “We’ve decided to go in another direction.” Polite: “We are moving forward with another candidate.” Fake: “I’m just not looking for anything serious at the moment.” Slap: “No, thank you. You’re awful.” But either way, the end result always feels the same. Horrible. What’s […] Read more…

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