How to Win Friends and Influence People (at Bachelorette Parties)

It’s a weekend full of your sorority sisters hobnobbing with future sisters-in-law, your professional friend dancing with your preschool friend, and your distant cousin downing shots with your best friend. Bachelorette parties can sometimes consist of pockets of people who might never, under ordinary circumstances, share bathrooms or get gyrated on by a thong-wearing stranger.…

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36 Hours in Belfast

The yellow gantry cranes of Harland & Wolff, the company behind Belfast’s shipbuilding industry and the creation of the Titanic, rise high above the River Lagan and can be seen from nearly everywhere in the city center, a reminder of the working class that built Belfast. As the capital of Northern Ireland — increasingly known…

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An Art Museum in Your Hotel Lobby

Procuring and exhibiting art in all forms has been synonymous with the hotel experience for several decades now, with both luxury and midlevel brands highlighting local artwork and museum-quality pieces rather than predictable poster reprints. Guests like it: In a 2018 survey conducted by the nonprofit organization, Americans for the Arts, 72 percent of respondents…

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How to Give Your Therapist Feedback

As with any relationship, patient and therapist unions aren’t immune to misunderstandings. When conflict appears, addressing it early on can help patients determine if the therapist and the therapy are right for them. We often think of psychotherapists as “all-knowing,” which can make patients feel that complaining about the therapy or the therapist is not…

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