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“Warm Minimalism” Is the New Décor Trend H&M Home Is Backing This Spring

We admit that all the Spring 2018 home lookbooks are single-handedly getting us through winter, and we'll gladly add H&M Home's new "Warm Minimalism" …

Timing is everything: The long and the short of the TFSA vs RRSP decision

The registered retirement savings plan, 60 years running as of 2017, has had a big head start when it comes to personal financial planning in Canada, …

The real sex lives of Muslim women

<i>Writer Fariha Róisín and artist Ayqa Khan talk about growing up without intimacy, losing their virginity before marriage, and navigating faith and a</i> …

Relationships

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Strategy for Dealing with Anger

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

Readers’ recipe swap: Tofu

It’s a shame, I feel, that for many people tofu is a flavourless meat substitute, to be overloaded with all the flavour it doesn’t naturally come with. Of course, if you only encounter it in long-life Tetra Paks, I understand why you’d want to amp up the aromatics. Tofu, traditionally, isn’t meant …

Food & Dining

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Food & Dining

Our 9,000-Year Love Affair With Booze

Alcohol isn’t just a mind-altering drink: It has been a prime mover of human culture from the beginning, fueling the development of arts, language, and religion.<p>If you’re a beermaker in Germany, Martin Zarnkow is a guy you want to know. Students come to his department at the Technical University of …

Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.<p>The Nobel Peace Prize-winning spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people in exile, spoke about the incoming administration in an interview with CNN's chief medical …

Mindfulness

7 tips for cultivating a steady home yoga practice

It's that time of the year when the resolve behind those earnestly made new year's resolutions to eat better or exercise more begins to flag and …

Saving the world, one room at a time

Lifestyle and interior design community sharing design lessons, DIY how-tos, shopping guides and expert advice for creating a happy, beautiful home.

DIY

9 Perfect Places to Put Shelves in a Small Space

Storage is always at a premium, especially in a small space. And while you can't add closets, what you can add are shelves. If a little extra storage …

Small Spaces

Everything You Need to Know About Painting Your Home

Find color inspiration, choose the perfect hue, and paint your walls like a pro<p>Before the lighting and the artwork, the sofa and the throw pillows, comes perhaps the most important decision you will make about a space: the color of the walls. The hue you end up with will affect not only the look of …