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Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Entertaining Experts Tell Us Their Favorite Under-$20 Wine

Liquor store sales hit a high in December every year, and I have a hunch it's because of the parties. Hosts are serving wine and guests are bringing …

Wine

10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: September 2016

Shannon LaBrie<p><b>Sounds Like</b>: As if Norah Jones and the late Jeff Buckley had started a band and gone just a tiny bit country<p><b>For Fans of:</b> Grace Potter …

11 Perfect Beach Reads

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>11 Perfect Beach Reads<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

Why You Should Let It Go And Be Happy

Feeling stressed, worried or upset about a situation? In this article, Elizabeth Harmon looks at why you should learn to let it go, in order to find true happiness.<p>As humans, we can find it easy to feel negative about situations. The problem is, negativity can often build up and get on top of us. …

Happiness

At Home with New Darlings in Phoenix, Arizona

Hanging macrame/Lark and Arrow.Today Robert and Christina are sharing their beautiful apartment with us! The earth tones are so great! We love their …

Living Rooms

14 bands that impressed at SXSW

This year was my first SXSW experience, and there were some things I liked — breakfast tacos, the weather — and some things I didn’t like — long lines, #brands — but what was undeniable was there were a lot of bands at this thing. Like, so many bands. Just an ungodly amount of bands.<p>I only saw like …

Dash, Three Years: A Dinosaur Party - Enjoying the Small Things

Our boy turned three yesterday and in keeping with Things Sentimental Moms Do on Birthdays, I went into the baby folders and stared at pictures of …

Home Depot

When Someone Keeps Letting You Down

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

11 Quotes To Remember When You Feel Depressed

Sadly, many people suffer from depression worldwide – in fact, according to the World Health Organization, an estimated 350 million people have some …

Positive Thinking

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2017

Try something new on your next game night. These family-tested picks are the best of the year!<p><b>3.</b> <b>Monopoly Ultimate Banking</b><p>Wheelers and dealers will love the upgrades to this Monopoly classic: A battery-powered banking unit scans property and credit cards, transfers money, and keeps track of your …

Parenting Is Easier When We Carve Out 'Soul Time'

<i>I start out each day determined to be calm with my kids but it doesn't last long. I have friends who meditate but I don't think I'd be very good at it because I have a very restless mind. I want to be patient but after doing things for my kids all day I mostly feel impatient and resentful.</i><p>Do you …

Parenting

7 Ways to Fit a Workspace into a Small Space

(Image credit: Homepolish)<p>In a small apartment, you might not have the luxury of having an entirely separate room to use as a study — but that …

Small Spaces

The Case (and Means) for Holistic ADHD Treatment

1 of 12<p>Alternatives to ADD Medication<p>Medication is a valuable tool for managing the core symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), but it …

ADHD

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

7 Copywriting Hacks Based in Psychology

Copywriting sometimes feels like one of those elusive skills that only the best of the best professionals truly possess.They know how and what to …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

National Parks

Take It Outside - Target Patio Makeover - Emily Henderson

Take It Outside – Target Patio Makeover<p>The next Target video is up, folks and we are taking it outside. This one is more about ideas on how to make …

Home Decorating

The West's 9 Most Spectacular Waterfall Hikes

Although the western United States is blessed with a plethora of stunning waterfalls, they are not all created equal. Some are hidden deep within lush forests; others a blue oasis set within an expansive desert. Whichever you prefer, these waterfall hikes are sure to blow your mind and leave you in …

11 Best Sources for Online Flowers for Valentine’s Day

Nothing is more romantic than giving flowers you grow yourself. But a close second is Valentine’s Day flowers that someone nearby grew. Thanks to the …

Hot Bedroom Design Trends Set to Rule in 2015!

As we kick start the New Year and shake away the holiday blues, it’s time to take a look at the design trends that will be making the biggest impact …

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

Shapely Shelves: 7 DIY Projects for Shelves With Unique Shapes

(Image credit: Whimsy Darling)<p>Bored of the usual options for shelving in your home? Straight and level lines aren't your only choices when you need …

Small Spaces

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say "I do," committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth.<p>Except, of course, it doesn't work out …

University of Washington

The Science of Fatherhood: Why Dads Matter - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience | NBC News

For decades, psychologists and other researchers assumed that the mother-child bond was the most important one in a kid's life. They focused on studying those relationships, and however a child turned out, mom often got the credit — or blame.<p>Within the last several decades, though, scientists are …

Parenting

DIY Framed Calendar Prints

Shares 184K<p>When I was in NYC a couple weeks ago, I came across an amazing book store in Grand Central Station that had a huge collection of beautiful …

Reader Rehab: Danielle’s DIY Kitchen Remodel for Under $500

New York City public relations consultant Danielle Arceneaux lived for several years with a soulless, postage-stamp-size kitchen that didn’t jibe …

Outbuilding of the Week: The 186-Square-Foot Guest Cottage

Raise your hand if you have space to sleep all your houseguests. Thought not.<p>Basically, no one has enough guest rooms. But as I learned from living …