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How One Woman Minimized Her Spending for a Year (and What She Gained in Return)

It's clear from looking at the popularity of lifestyle trends like Danish <i>hygge</i>, Japanese <i>ikigai</i>, Swedish <i>lagom</i>, and Scottish <i>còsagach</i> that people are seeking ways to put the brakes on their hectic, overrun, overcommitted lives to slow down and appreciate the simpler things.<p>That's the situation …

Swedish Death Cleaning Sounds Alarming but It's Actually Quite Thoughtful

I bet you're wondering: <i>What kind of morbid road are you about to take me down?</i> Trust me, I thought the same when I first heard of the book <i>The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter</i>. The title alone is enough to grab your attention, and …

The case for the “self-driven child” | Salon.com

We are raising the anxious generation, and the conversation about the causes, and the potential cures, has just begun. In The Self-Driven Child, authors William Stixrud and Ned Johnson focus on the ways that children today are being denied a sense of controlling their own lives — doing what they …

Psychology

Mark Twain’s adventures in love

<b>(AP)</b><p>Twain became enamored with Olivia quickly, and despite an initial rebuff from her, a lasting relationship ensued<p>Richard Gunderman<p>February 14, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The year 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of one of the great courtships in …

Literature

Have children? Here’s how kids ruin your romantic relationship

<b>(Getty)</b><p>Families usually welcome a baby to the mix with great expectations<p>Matthew D. Johnson<p>February 15, 2018 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a …

Parenting

These 5 Dermatologist-Approved Serums Are the Ticket to Better, Brighter Skin

The rise of the face oil phenomenon, along with an ongoing obsession with all things K-beauty, has transformed even skin-care minimalists into people who dutifully adhere to multi-step routines. The hero product in that mix: the supercharged serum, which manages to strike a balance between …

Skin Care

14 podcasts the Well+Good team is obsessed with right now

Podcasts are the best part of all your different sources of entertainment (movies, books, talk shows, etc.) rolled into one super digestible format. …

Macro Scifi Film Engulfs You in Another World

Scifi nowadays tends to rely on CGI— and by rely, I mean completely depend on it. It’s not surprising, since scifi is about inventing people, places, …

An Ingenious Brass Paper Towel Holder from Germany, Glam Edition

We’re on a constant quest to find the ideal paper towel holder, one that’s practical but well-designed. (See: 10 Easy Pieces: Countertop Paper Towel …

Sleek, Well-Priced Shelf Brackets, Handmade in Montreal

Montreal-based Mathieu Domingo Trempe of MDT developed an interest in steel after working in a bicycle repair shop for five years. Operating out of a …

Science explains: How to fight nerves on a date

The butterflies in your stomach are natural. But it takes work to figure out how to tame them<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Does anxiety keep getting in the way of you making connections with the people you’d like to spend more time with? Maybe …

Locals only: These are our favorite Bay Area day trips

Oh, summertime in San Francisco. It's that time of the year when the days are longer, the fog is a little more relentless in the city, and it feels like everyone else is off on an exotic Eastern Europe tour or warm tropical vacation.<p>It's also a perfect time of the year to remind ourselves that the …

A Dry Shampoo Created by MIT Scientists

Most dry shampoos don’t clean hair. They are victims of misnaming, the same way that Greenland is not actually green. In fact, Greenland is icy, …

Hair

The Best Video Games of 2015

When I was growing up, in the South London of the early nineteen-nineties, my local video-game store, Mad Andy’s, had enough space on its shelves to stock every new release. We young patrons may not have been able to afford more than a game a month on our paper-round wages—this was before the …

The Books We Loved in 2015

This year, I took a hint from the Nobel committee and picked up Svetlana Alexievich’s oral histories of life in the Soviet Union. <b>“Voices from Chernobyl”</b> and <b>“Boys in Zinc”</b> were like nothing I’ve ever read, and they affected me in ways I find hard to describe. Alexievich’s interviews expanded my …

Books

Dakota Johnson’s Makeup Artist on How to Make Red Lipstick Last All Night Long

With holiday party season in full swing, there’s nothing like a bold red lip to get you in a merry mood. But how to keep that cherry red lipstick in place—and away from your teeth—through multiple sips of champagne? We asked the makeup artist behind Dakota Johnson’s look, Pati Dubroff, to share her …

Makeup

Here's the Tiny List of Theaters Showing The Force Awakens in the Best Possible Formats

We’re one week away from the release of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. Many people already have their tickets and if you don’t, don’t worry, there are …

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

The 10 Most Unfilmable Books (That Absolutely Must Be Made Into Films)

One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow. Recently creators have …

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret …

Books

The 9 tips that can save your marriage

Forget the relationship help aisle – this is the best marital advice the world has to offer<p>Next to my desk there is a fallen pile of relationship-advice books. It looks like a miniature city of ruins, a very pink Parthenon. I can't even begin to fathom picking up all the rubble -- mostly because …

Kitchen of the Week: A Hamptons Kitchen with a Custom Island Sourced on Etsy

Lisa and Chris Goode, NYC green-roof designers and cofounders of Goode Green, undertook a top-to-bottom renovation of their shingle-style house in …

A Brat Saved My ass in Baja

Why Sideswept Bangs Are a Boho Babe’s Secret Weapon

With their haunting electro-pop vocals and their seventies-inspired vintage fashion sense, twin sisters <b>Elektra</b> and <b>Miranda Kilbey-Jansson</b> of the Swedish-Australian duo Say Lou Lou are sure to inspire a legion of style followers while on tour for their <i>Lucid Dreaming</i> album this month. But it’s the …

Organic Unbleached Cotton Birdseye Unpaper Towels

<b>One Dozen 12″x12″ Organic Unbleached Cotton Birdseye Unpaper Towels – Washable Cloths for Table Napkins, Lunchbox, or All Purpose Cleaning</b><p>I am very …

This newly released footage of Felix Baumgartner's space jump is INSANE

GIF<p>In October 2012, Felix Baumgartner leapt from a balloon floating 24-miles high and fell to Earth, breaking the sound barrier on the way down. Now, …

Take $1,000, Trade Once a Day, Make $264 Billion—You Could Have Done It in 2013

If you can send any article back in time to December 31, 2012, make it this one.<p>What if you knew which stocks to invest in every day? What if every bet in the markets was a sure thing? What if you could put all of your eggs in one basket and never lose? How much could you have made in 2013 if you …

This ISS Timelapse Compilation Is Fantastic

Stop what you're doing, set aside three minutes of your time and watch this. This newly released compilation of footage captured by astronauts aboard …

Time-lapse Photography

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