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Social dos and dont’s can be useful guides, but high-quality interactions require “contingent responding”

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A list of things I’ve learned the hard way

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One rule for doing it without feeling like a jerk

Sure, why not


Maybe the best kinds friends are the ones you see a few times a year

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I don’t know if I’m any good at this yet, but I’m trying

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1. Schedules are everything, even when you ignore them.


And why making plans feels so good

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Don’t let one distraction keep you from what you intended to spend your time on

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“We waste our lives trying to recreate these zones of safety, which are always falling apart.”

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Meet Clarence, the self-doubt toad that sits on my shoulder

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How to track your routines when the idea of tracking anything fills you with existential dread

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