I Quit Yale

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times If James Franco could handle grad school, why couldn’t I? Jan. 20, 2020 My first time quitting something academic was during my first year at Cornell. I was a textiles and apparel major, and I quit that after my first semester. It felt right. Fashion wasn’t for…

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I Quit My Smartphone

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times Thanks to the Allen Carr technique for quitting smoking. By Lisa Wells Jan. 20, 2020 About a year ago, I noticed a distressing tendency in myself to drift off while the people I loved were talking. It didn’t matter if they were talking about a book they…

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I Quit Giving a Damn

ImageCredit…Photo Illustration by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times And it’s not just me. These days not caring has become its own industry. By Glynnis MacNicol Jan. 20, 2020 The first time I dipped my toe into a world devoid of other people’s opinions was by accident. I’d quit my job after burning out badly (this…

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