Living

Finding an apartment – Buying a home – Living well – Staying healthy – Reducing stress – Cooking – Recipes – Sleep – Exercise – Healthy Living – Entertaining – Smart shopping

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How Receiving Gifts Can Impact Your Self-Image

Once in a while you read something that reminds you how weird the human brain really is. Get ready for […]

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This Holiday, Give the Gift of Fun Mail

It wasn’t too long ago that I found myself with a mountain of empty boxes from online retailers awaiting […]

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Ways to Make Holiday Shopping Sustainable and Stylish

A little over a year ago, I watched a documentary called “The True Cost,” and it transformed me forever. […]

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Why Bad First Impressions Stick Longer Than Good Ones

Have you ever had a weird run-in with someone that forever makes you feel a little uneasy when […]

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Look Like a Million Dollars at Your Holiday Office Party

Picking an outfit for your workplace’s winter soiree can be challenging. You wanna wear something more memorable than […]

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Pumpkin Pie in a Jar: Easy, Delish and 100 Percent Vegan

Well, Thanksgiving is here again and you’ve been asked to bring dessert to this year’s gathering. Your first reaction was […]

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What to Wear When You Meet Your S.O.’s Parents Over Thanksgiving

So. Things are getting serious. Serious enough that your significant other is dragging … ahem, bringing you along […]

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This Retirement Home for Elderly Cats is a Real Thing

(This article appeared previously on Next Avenue.) In retirement, Bruce and Terry Jenkins of Lutz, Fla., knew they wanted […]

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Carrot Stick It to the Man: Framing Healthy Eating as Rebellion

Punk music, angsty bangs, hating your parents and, now, eating a kale salad? Teens’ natural inclination to rebel […]

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Why Making Decisions for Someone Else Just Feels Right

You’ve just swiped for the 9,000th time on Tinder and finally come up with someone who you think […]

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3 Genderless Halloween Costumes for the Deeply Lazy

My friend Megan’s birthday is on Halloween, so every year she throws a massive costume party. And every […]

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Green Halloween: How to Cook Every Part of a Pumpkin

Pumpkins have many uses. Sadly, the only thing I’ve ever done with a pumpkin is carve it—and not […]