Jessica Georgi

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17 Tech Gadgets That Will Transform Your Home

Sleep Number It Bed<p>Who needs a sleep tracker when you have a bed that can tell you everything you could ever want to know about your sleeping habits? …

Home Automation

31 Gorgeous Furniture Upgrades For Your Grown Up Apartment

Fancy up your apartment for cheap.

The Artsy Apps That Justify Spending Time On Your Phone

These are the apps that let you paint, draw and animate wherever you are.<p>I'm the kind of person who doesn't like playing games on their iPhone. I'm not much for Candy Crush or Angry Birds or Words with Friends, and I don't play Solitaire. I know there are more sophisticated games out there too, …

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15 Christmas Cookie Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Healthy

With all the office potlucks, holiday parties and DIY edible presents, you’ll inevitably end up in the kitchen baking cookies at <i>some</i> point this holiday season. We’re not exactly mad about the endless supply of chocolate chip and sugar cookies, but the dessert table could definitely use a little …

12 Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Certain To Inspire

Gifts for people who'd rather be present than get presents.<p>Is there a person you know who needs to be reminded of how beautiful life can be?<p>HuffPost Religion's 2015 gift guide is full of presents for people who are searching for something bigger than an ordinary gift, something more immaterial. …

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way to relieve stress, but yoga is different from spinning class or a gym …

What's The Best Mental Health Tip You've Ever Gotten?

Amazing self-care idea? Relationship tip? Great strategy for dealing with anxiety? Tell us all about how you do mental health.<p>Whether its a tip about managing anxiety, dealing with depression, opening up to others, learning how to make or respect boundaries, practicing self-care, or <i>anything</i> else, …

Carole King’s musical odyssey

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Consider that winter of 1971, at the A&M studios off Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. Carole King, who had long viewed herself as primarily a tunesmith and “always enjoyed being a sideman,” set up shop in Studio B to record her second solo endeavour.<p>She was a name, but not yet a …

Super-Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes So You Can Show Off Without Stress

To make a shortcut version of decorated sugar cookies, embellish the dough with chocolate chips and mint extract, then glaze the finished product with creamy icing and crushed peppermint candies.

DIY Gifts You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Show of hands — how many of you have <b>tons</b> of free time? We see no hands! And you know what? We’re not surprised. As the end of the year approaches, many of us dive deep into the world of holiday parties, home decorating, baking and gift-buying, and we barely come up for air before the clock strikes …

Stop Trying So Hard to Be Happy

Everything we do in life is, at the end of the day, in pursuit of happiness. But trying too hard to be happy could actually keep you from …

Happiness

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another.<p>The way you …

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

One in five Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Yet many people suffer with their symptoms in silence. The stigma that continues to surround mental health problems prevents individuals from getting the help they need.<p>It's a common problem I've seen in my therapy office. …

22 Tips to Make Your Tiny Living Room Feel Bigger

At long last, you’ve found your dream apartment, but there’s a (tiny) twist: It’s a <i>bit</i> on the small side. We’ve already established that tiny homes can be totally glam, so there’s no need to worry — less is more in the small space movement. When your tiny apartment is less than 500 or — <i>gasp!</i> — 300 …

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

Creativity

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

6 Yoga-Inspired Poses That Undo Overeating

Use these moves to feel less stuffed.<p>The easiest thing to do after having way too much to eat is complain about how terrible you feel — but it's not going to do much to help you feel better. Instead, you can boost digestion, open the front of the body, and increase circulation to the abdominal …

Yoga

Thanksgiving Drinks for a Crowd

From hot mulled cider to sangria with cranberries and apples, here are great Thanksgiving drinks for a crowd.

8 Hostess-Proof Holiday Beauty Hacks to Keep You Looking Fresh

If you’re playing host this holiday season, the last thing you want to worry about is your hair and makeup. After all, you should be focusing on catching up with your family, perfecting your first turkey and soaking up the good vibes that come with having your loved ones in town. When it comes to …

53 Perfect Gifts for Your BFF Based on Their Zodiac Sign

Horoscopes can do everything from predict when you are going to fall in love to tell you if you should avoid pricey takeout for the next few weeks. Luckily for us, horoscopes can also give us an inside scoop about unique gift ideas our BFFs this holiday . Scroll on for 53 gifts perfectly suited to …

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

17 Desk Accessories That Will Brighten Your Work Day

From space savers and standing-room-only pieces to DIY stunners, a good desk can make a room feel smart. And the best part about a beautiful and tidy desk? Accessorizing, of course! Whether you’re celebrating finally submitting that pesky expense report or prepping yourself to dive into your inbox, …

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies Photo by Sunday Supper<p>When bags of fresh cranberries show up in the grocery stores, I reach for a trusty Oatmeal Cranberry …

Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …