Kelly Bounds Brewer

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This Japanese Concept of Happiness Could Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

Focusing on your own happiness can prove self-defeating. Finding your “ikigai” offers an alternative perspective on well-being.

What to do with your sleep data

You've been tracking your sleep schedule for a couple of weeks now, and you know that you don't always get the highest-quality sleep possible. But...now what?<p>Sleep data, like all data, is useless when it lives in a vacuum. In order to really figure out why you sleep like a log some nights, and why …

12 Fun Things To Do in Chicago

The Bean in Chicago (Credit: Vincent Desjardins)Fancy a visit to the Windy City?Chicago, Illinois is attracting record numbers of people – with more …

Best National Park Adventures for Kids

Adventure<p>You want to take your kids on an unforgettable adventure in one of our spectacular national parks—but which one? In his new book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, editor, author, and dad Keith Bellows names the best parks for families—and much more. See his 11 park picks …

National Parks

Best Fall Trips 2014

The end of the bustling summer tourist season kicks off one of the best times of the year to travel. Whether you’re up for adventure, relaxation, or something in between, check out our editors’ list of 10 best fall trips for inspired ideas. —Maryellen Kennedy Duckett

7 Strategies Healthy, Lean People Employ for Lasting Fat Loss

You have that one friend, and I do too. She enjoys delicious food but stays lean and healthy. She ages gracefully, with glowing skin and a vibrant smile. She radiates confidence and turn heads in her little black dress, yet she could do the same thing in a simple cami and pair of skinny jeans.<p>Once …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

The Very Best Brownie Recipe

Let’s rewind to Valentine’s Day. I’m single. I’m not feeling well. My mom is in town and our plan is to eat dinner and watch movies. As the sun goes …

Almond Honey Squares

499<p>19<p>When I take visitors through those big glass doors of the La Grande Épicerie in Paris, the first stop may very well be the spectacular pastry …

Put a Dashboard on It!

MagMaker / August 28, 2014<p>It may be all about birds in Portlandia, but in the land of tech and social media, it’s all about the dashboard—a “control …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

A Full Month of Nut-Free Lunches

<i>Nut allergies are no joke and both parents and schools take them very seriously. Our family is lucky not to have to deal with any of these allergies</i> …

20 Little Habits you Might Want Your Kids to Imitate

What will they imitate?<p>They imitate our words, our tone of voice, even our facial expressions. It can be frustrating when they copy the things we …

Tips & Tricks for Weekly Food Prep

It’s August 5th and I’ve been working hard on my August goals. I didn’t update yesterday because I was holding off until my physical therapy …

Physiotherapy

6 Secrets to Getting Up for Morning Workouts

How to rise and shine…then rock that a.m. sweat session<p>We concede: throwing off your warm, cozy covers on bone-chilling winter mornings so you can hit the treadmill or sweat through Zumba class can be torturous. But it's totally worth the pain. That's because research suggests the early morning …

The Best Way to Store Food in the Freezer - CHOW Tip