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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Many people spend their lives <i>waiting</i> to be happy. You may think, “if only I had more money,” or “could lose weight,” or <i>you</i> fill in the blank, <i>then</i> I …

Happiness

We Talked to a Therapist So You Don't Have To

If I had to guess, the money that <i>should</i> go to my therapist every month is instead handed to the Manhattan Realty Group, Con Edison of New York, and …

Home Office Ideas: How To Create a Stylish & Functional Workspace

Adding an office to a home is possible, no matter the size of your house or living situation. If creating an office is important to you, there are …

Always Bring These 4 Things When Shopping for Furniture

No matter where you're headed to bring home some new furniture — a retail store, Craigslist or maybe even mom's basement — you'll need bring along …

What to Do the First 24 Hours in a New Place

The first 24 hours in a new place are vital — they can make a difference on how the first few months go and set the tone for the rest of the time you …

The Broke Person's Guide to Decorating: The Cheapest, Chicest & Most Effective Tricks

Have hardly any money to spend on your home decor? Have NO money to spend on your decor? It might seem impossible to design a home that won't end up …

Personal Finance

Can Hair Masks Really Repair Split Ends? And Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About This Treatment

Let's be real, most people only use hair masks to fix their severely dry locks or over-processed colored strands. This deep-conditioning treatment is like a last resort when it comes to at-home hair care, especially if you're nervous about what your stylist might do with those split ends.<p>Hair masks …

Hair Care

9 Stylist Secrets for Casual, Comfortable Spaces

Few people want to live in a home that feels stuffy, formal and unwelcoming. But how do you make sure you're adding plenty of elements (and arranging …

Looking Forward: 3 Strategies for Goal Setting in 2015

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert for Apartment Therapy )<p>Look, I <i>know</i>. You've got a lot on your plate right now: last-minute gift-buying, …

Goal Setting

Worth a Second Look: January's Top 5 Most Popular Posts

Cheaply Chic: The Best Ways To Live Frugally, Without Compromising

There's no doubt that I love pretty things, but ultimately I'm a pretty cheap bastard and tend to hoard my pennies for the things I truly need and …

Minimalism

Smart & Stylish: 20 Tips To Save You Cash

Twenty ways to save money? Yes, please. Maybe you're already feeling the pinch, or perhaps you're just preparing yourself for the day when the …

Color Theory: Balance Your Bedroom Using the 80-20 Rule

There's a secret formula Maxwell uses when concepting color for a room. It's called the 80-20 rule and it's very simple: if you decorate 80% of a …

Home Decorating

Paint Your Nails Perfectly!

How to Uncover the Talents Only You Can Offer the World

Answer these 10 questions to discover what makes you wonderfully rare:<p><b>1.</b> What did you love to do in junior high?<p><b>2.</b> Why do you think you really loved …

Jay Williams: How Do We Fix Us?

It is no secret that there is an epidemic of children growing up without fathers. Although we have been more than willing to blame men for their …

How To Work With Warm & Cool Colors

I quickly found these color images using our new Color Search. You can use it to try on different palettes right here.<p>In the past I've talked about …

4 New Furniture Fixes for Small Spaces

It’s no secret that multifunctionality is the key to successful small-space living. But every once in a while you come across a new small space …

Small Spaces

Spending Disguised as Saving: Frugal Habits That Can Actually Waste Money

You know how to stretch a dollar, have a Ph.D. in comparison shopping, and certainly don't spend needlessly. Even your stern great grandmother who …

Personal Finance

The Japanese Style Formula: 5 Tips For a More Peaceful Home

Sure, you love sushi and can say sayonara but if you need a brush-up on Japanese design sensibilities then we've got you. Get your home feeling a …

The New Hair Washing Rules

How to clean your hair like a pro.<p><b>1) Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos.</b> "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or …

What Is a Cleansing Conditioner?

We explain the difference between traditional shampoos and cleansing conditioners. Plus, check out all the past #BeautySchool columns.<p><b>Question:</b> What is a cleansing conditioner and how does it work?<p><b>Answer:</b> Most shampoos clean with detergents and chemicals, like sulfates, that strip the oils and dirt …

Chances Are, You Used Expired Mascara This Morning

A chilly change in season is the perfect excuse to lock yourself indoors, binge-watch Netflix, eat lots of pho, and reorganize your makeup bag. Since expired cosmetics can cause skin irritation and eye infections, it's important to replace them before they go south. Unlike food, though, cosmetics …

You Are Your Hair's Worst Enemy

Prevent imminent damage of your locks with tips from the October 1970 issue of Bazaar.<p>We've all complained at one time or another about split ends, breakage, thinning and dryness. You know that permanent waving and bleaching can cause serious hair damage, but you may be unknowingly ruining your …

Master the Mix: How To Combine Mismatched Multiples (So They Don't Look Crazy)

If you're more mix-it-up than matchy-matchy, listen up. We know you like to break the rules, but there are still a few basic guidelines to mastering …

Home Decorating

9 Important Design Truths Every Renter Should Remember

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Renting can be a pleasure. No real home-owning responsibilities, you're free to put down temporary roots and not worry …

Rental Housing

10 Things To Do the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

Wanna have a great day today and every day? Get a great start. It's easy to set a positive and productive tone if you do (or avoid doing) some key …

Natural Light

Better Together: The Power of Collections

<i>Plastic Toys</i>: Sam & Lars’ Happy Hand-Me-Down Room<p>When I was a kid, I had a huge keychain collection. Why on Earth I felt I needed so many keychains, …

Archives

6 Ways Your Home Can Help You Pursue Your Passions

(Image credit: Lauren Turner)<p>Whatever your passion in life is — scuba diving, home decorating, anthropology or something else — there are certain …

How To Layer for Added Comfort & Style

As the days and nights get chillier, it's time to talk about layers. Taken literally, this means those extra blankets and throws you pile on to stay …

Textiles