Jess Brown

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How Classic Neutrals Are Getting a Lot More Exciting

Neutrals will never go out of style, but lately we've been seeing them take on a new sophistication. More and more, we're seeing classic neutrals …

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

5 Porch Decorating Secrets Only Designers Know

<b>1. Think of it as a room.</b><br>"Even a great porch will look generic if you just order some matching outdoor furniture and call it a day," says <i>Coastal</i> …

5 Things Decorators Never Spend Money on (and 3 Things They Splurge on)

When it comes to decorating an entire home, the cost of furniture, rugs, dishes, and throw pillows can quickly add up. But if you try to save some …

Home Decorating

I Stopped Doing These 3 Things, and Now I Sleep Straight Through the Night

Sleeping through the night was probably the biggest topic of discussion when my kids were babies. But it's not just little ones who need a good night of sleep! What about us grown-ups?<p>After recently having a tough time with waking up a lot and not being able to fall back asleep, here are three …

15 Foods to Avoid if You Have High Cholesterol

Most of us love to eat. It can be one of our favorite pastimes, munching on an assortment of delicious, delectable delights.<p>When we're younger we …

This One Habit Can Dramatically Reduce Anxiety, According to a Therapist

How we do one thing is how we do everything.<p><i>Is yoga effective in treating anxiety? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Karen Arluck, Clinical Psychotherapist in private practice, on</b> …

Mindfulness

Paintable Temporary Wallpaper Is a Thing and Renters Everywhere Are Rejoicing

As renters, dorm dwellers, and tenants of otherwise picky landlords, we’re no strangers to living with ugly wall colors that are beyond our control. But if you’ve ever sighed in despair at the particular shade of tobacco-stain yellow a previous resident picked out for your living quarters, you’re …

How to keep your house warm this winter

Baby, it's cold outside, but it's nice and warm at home. At least it should be.<p>When the frigid air of winter descends, cranking up your furnace is only half the battle when it comes to maintaining a cozy abode. You also need to keep your heating system running efficiently and find hidden weak …

Home Improvement

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

The Color That Makes Everything in Your Home Look More Expensive

There is a multitude of design elements to consider when you're decorating your home, but few are as important as color. The right shade doesn't just …

The 7 Commandments for Great Photo Walks

In the last year, I’ve walked probably more than 2,000 miles with my camera. I love photo walks because they are so meditative. There is also great …

Chart shows you at what age you’ll become a millionaire

If you're putting away $500 per month, you're on track to become a millionaire in 33 years. Bump those monthly contributions up to $1,000 per month and it will only take you 25 years to reach seven figures.<p>While experts recommend saving up $1 million by the time you retire, typically around age 67, …

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Have you ever gone shopping for work clothes — and ended up with three impractical shirts or two “fun” pairs of pants you just had to have? Or have …

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

How these married millennials use conversation and vulnerability to maintain a healthy relationship

Married Millennials aren’t always represented in a mainstream narrative. Millennials are seen as unable-to-commit serial daters who have no desire to …

Diversity

This Is Exactly How Often Your Partner Should Be Talking To You Every Week

Communication in a relationship is very important. I know. You're shocked right? What a revelation! Oh, what? You're not shocked? You've heard this a …

Relationships

These Are The Seven Signs That You're Dating The Wrong Person

Author, speaker and love coach Persia Lawson explains what to look for<p><b>Words by Sophie Hockings</b><p>Ever found yourself questioning the compatibility of …

Relationships

The Simple 9-Step Plan to Financial Freedom

Who said personal finance needs to be complicated?<p>One thing I regret about college is that there was no class on personal finance. (Or if there was, I didn't know about it.) Sure, I wrote papers on the philosophies of Nietzsche, Arendt, and Kirkegaard, but no one ever made me take a quiz about …

Personal Finance

How to Fall Asleep Fast, According to 6 Health Editors

These are our tried-and-true before-bed routines.<p>Sleep experts have tons of tricks to getting a better night's rest: go easy on the caffeine and …

Sleep

Lack of REM sleep linked to higher risk of dementia, study finds - CBS News

Lack of REM sleep linked to higher risk of de...

5 Brain Hacks to Improve Your Finances

If you’re struggling to turn around your finances, the last thing you probably need is for one more person to tell you to curb your spending or …

Personal Finance

Hungry Girl: Make This Crunchy Cucumber Salad with Ingredients Already In Your Fridge

<i>Lisa Lillien is the author of the popular Hungry Girl website and email newsletter, featuring smart, funny advice on guilt-free eating. She is also</i> …

Here’s how to sleep better and wake up without feeling tired

If you wake up feeling tired when your alarm clock rings, chances are you are right in the middle of a sleep cycle.<p>Sometimes, it’s better to set your …

Sleep

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

Recipes

3 Easy Exercises That Will Make You Mentally Stronger in Just 5 Minutes

Everyone has the ability to build more mental muscle.<p>Whether you're tempted to skip the gym because you don't feel like getting off the couch or you're questioning whether you were cut out to be an entrepreneur, it isn't easy to summon the mental strength you need to reach your goals.<p>But before you …

Self-help