things I wrote
Photos That Will Cosmically Brighten Your Day - Oprah.com - by Amy Shearn
What to Do When You're Feeling Defeated - oprah.com - by Amy Shearn If things are going catastrophically awry, you are allowed to wallow, of course you are—but for exactly four minutes. Here's what to start during minute five.
Do We Really Need Bras for Little Girls? - Redbook - by Amy Shearn
"Do 5-Year-Old Girls Really Need Bras?"
"19 Reasons To Be Glad You're No Longer 22" by Amy Shearn for Oprah Magazine. Smooth skin and the ability to live without sleep aside, being 22 was not all it was cracked up to be. I loved #6: "Staying in on a Friday night (AND Saturday night) no longer means you have a sad social life and zero friends. It means you've successfully dodged everything you wanted to dodge and that you can do whatever you like, without worrying about how it will look on Instagram." Click the pic for more.
10 Things You're Doing That Are Driving Other People Crazy We've all had our "That's so annoying...wait! I think I do that!" moments, so we've compiled this list of mini social crimes that we're trying hard not to perpetrate. By Amy Shearn - Oprah.com Read more: www.oprah.com/...
9 Strangers Who Can Change Your Life You never would have expected it, but that cabdriver might be a spiritual teacher in disguise. By Amy Shearn Read more: www.oprah.com/...
"13 Relationship Poltergeists (and How to Get Them Out of Your House)" by Amy Shearn for Oprah Magazine. Even the best-matched couples sometimes find moments when they sense that something's not quite right—only they can't say what. Click the pic for 13 love-life lurkers to banish forever.
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens... and whiskers on men taking the Movember challenge... and all manner of other nice things to be happy about. By Amy Shearn
"9 Things Your Friend Secretly Wishes She Could Tell You" by Amy Shearn for Oprah Magazine. Good friends tell each other everything. Unless, of course, they live on planet Earth, where people sometimes can't even whisper what they really want you to know.
"5 Dreamy Historical Novels" by Amy Shearn for Oprah Magazine. Now that Downtown Abbey is over for the season, you might be looking for a historical romance fix. These stories take you back to the age of calling cards, carriages and the occasional complex, believable "attachment" also known as love. Click the pic for more fun.