A Happy-Flappy-Good-Vibes-All-The-Way Playlist

Generally, the best way to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face and an extra bounce to your step is to find out that work has been canceled, class has been suspended, and all other stressful engagements have been called off. The smell of bacon sizzling in the pan would be a welcome bonus. However, on days when you hit that snooze button extra violently and drag yourself out of bed extra groggily, facing the rest of the day can seem like a challenge akin to climbing Mt. Everest in flip-flops. We’ve all been there.

The best way to prevent this is to do what the doctor prescribed and spend a few more hours in bed. Sleep is always the healthy option. Of course, this isn’t always possible, and when that’s the case, you can chuck the doctor’s orders and do what I do – fake it til you feel it, with a little help from some ear candy.

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Why I Never Hang Out In Coffee Shops

I dislike bossa nova. It’s a personal thing – it’s just not my cup of tea.

But I dislike even more how I seem to be hearing it everywhere (and I do mean everywhere!). I once spent two hours in a coffee shop, waiting for a friend to arrive. It was one of the most terrifying things in the world for me to discover that there is a bossa nova cover for everything.

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