James Quigley

James Quigley

James Quigley is a writer, editor, and educator whose work has received Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets nominations. James was born and raised in New York, where he lives and works as a freelance writer. See more of his writing here.

How to Turn Casual Connections into Close Friendships

It’s proven that close friendships are harder to make as an adult. But don’t sweat it: here’s what you can do to simplify the process.

4 Reasons Why You Should Join a Meetup Pet Group

Many pets, like people, need healthy socialization. Join a Meetup pet group to discover a helpful community of animal adorers.

Happiness in Five Steps: How to Change Your State of Mind

For the International Day of Happiness, learn how to spend your free time in the most uplifting and smile-inducing way possible.

Six Leadership Books That Belong on Your Shelf

Painters study Picasso. Filmmakers watch Hitchcock. If you want to be a leader, these are six influential models you should learn from.

Tips for Making Friends as an Adult during Lonely Times

The global pandemic ushered in an epidemic of loneliness. Here are some simple, straightforward ways to overcome it by sparking new friendships.

Go with the Flow: How to Find Your “Flow State” More Often

Flow makes time stand still, helps you produce meaningful work, and genuinely satisfies. Here’s what you can do to flow more frequently.

Fun Things to Do in Atlanta for March 2022

Explore Atlanta by playing futuristic minigolf, joining a bouquet workshop, taking tennis lessons, and more with a Meetup group.

Fun Things to Do in Charleston for March 2022

Explore Charleston by kayaking on Wappoo Creek, attending a human-and-dog 5k race, and more with a Meetup group.