Fort Knows Best

Where we’ll share any nuggets of wisdom we may have tripped over on our blunder through adulthood.

TLDR: How Long Will This Post Hold Your Attention?

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It’s a truly amazing time to be alive. We’ve got so many platforms to speak from, so many new ways to entertain and educate ourselves. We’re genuinely grateful to be so thoroughly tapped into our world. Understandably we don’t want to miss a moment of it. And with our phones always within reach, we never…

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Understanding Passive Aggression (and Why It’s Bad for You)

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We’re all familiar with this most frustrating of behavioural quirks. Think of the sensitive friend who sulks quietly over totally imagined slights. The self-righteous colleague who barely pulls their weight. The elderly relative who is “so pleased you have such a fulfilling life, even if it does mean you never have time for [them] anymore!”…

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The Broke Girl’s Guide to Fitness: 30 Day Shred

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Doesn’t it seem like 90% of Instagram users have a personal trainer and a sponsorship deal with FitTea? We millennials are all about Fitspo, squats, and photographically documenting our #cleaneating – which is awesome. Social media gives us the means to inspire (and maybe kind of inadvertently shame) each other with our accomplishments – but…

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TV Wisdom: Dreamers, Realists and Braking For Birds

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Why do TV characters give such excellent advice? Well, probably because every word they utter is chosen with the love and care of some seriously talented writers. We’re not all so lucky! People on TV don’t have the same experience of hindsight as we do: they’re quick with the comebacks while we are almost always…

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