A selection of Jessica DuLong’s features, interviews, profiles, essays, and collaborations.

Stop trying to be happy. Instead, have more fun

Having fun isn't "extra" but an "act of radical self-care," argues Mike Rucker, author of "The Fun Habit." The book reveals compelling evidence for the benefits of prioritizing pleasure.

Published August 15, 2023

Stop trying to fix yourself

The slogan “Good Vibes Only” makes “a cute saying for a mug but a pretty ominous interpersonal standard,” says Nora McInerny, author of "BAD VIBES ONLY." She suggests honesty and underachievement as goals better suited to reality.

Published October 24, 2022