Miriam Maya

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20 Really Good New Books You're About To Hear Everyone Talk About Nonstop

*Gets ready to curl up with these books all winter.*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

21 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

<b>Make your bed every day.</b><br>By making your bed, you are starting to declutter your space. A decluttered space lowers your level of stress. You don’t …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Top Travel Websites For Planning Your Next Adventure

Technology’s effects on the travel industry are widespread, with innovation signaling the dawn of a new age of travel products and services after the birth of the Internet and modern-communication systems. Not only has the industry itself benefited from recent technological advancements such as …

Hospitality

Practicing meditation reduces mind wandering while reading

New psychology research suggests that meditation training can improve a person’s ability to detect errors while reading by preventing the reader from …

Mindfulness

20+ Educational Tools and Apps That Support 21st Century Learning

October 8, 2015 <br>Technology has radically transformed the notion of education to the extent that a label such as 21st century learning is a …

Our Favorite Travel Clothes Ever

We've tested a ton of travel products here at SmarterTravel. And, like all battle-scarred explorers, we travel editors have our personal favorites--the clothes and shoes that get it done, that we bring on every trip, no matter what. Style is subjective, but wrinkle resistance, durability, and …

34 Life-Changing Tips for a More Organized Home

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Media Management

33 Life Lessons in 33 Years

Sometimes it's important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the lessons life has taught you over the years. I'd like to share some of the things I've learned about dreams, fear, work, marriage, children, health, travel, and giving.<p>Here are my 33 life lessons in 33 years:<p><b>On Dreams</b><p><b>1. Someday is</b> …

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

This Passover, Finish Strong With Five-Star Desserts

No more stale macaroons ever. These four delicious Passover dessert recipes—raspberry curd Pavlova, chocolate-dipped figs with sea salt, pear-chocolate cake and macaroons actually worth eating—make for a much sweeter Seder<p>WHEN MY MOTHER was growing up, her family coined a term for Passover …

Dessert

18 Warm Breakfast Bowls to Cuddle Up With in the Morning

As much as we love to start the day with a smoothie bowl or cereal and milk, some mornings call for something a little less chilly. Enter, the <i>warm</i> breakfast bowl. Whether savory or sweet, these cold-crushing creations feature everything from assorted grains, eggs and veggies to fruit, chocolate and …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Happiness

8 Closets That Aren't Closets Anymore

These DIYers found extra living space in their home's smallest spots. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com<p>It's unlikely that you lament about having <i>too much</i> closet space in your home, but have you ever considered what you might gain from repurposing one altogether? We know, …

How 'Bout a Refund For That Airline Fee?

Here's a question that's been on my mind -- and maybe yours, too -- since the revelation that airlines collected a record $27 billion in fees last year, a staggering 19.6 percent increase from 2011: Do they ever offer to refund those extra charges?<p>They're required to under certain conditions. For …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list. Luckily, we've found some surprising spots Americans are trekking to most, courtesy of Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index.<p>Whether it's a small-ish town …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

What Every U.S. Family Really Needs for a Minimum Living Standard

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Weekender’s Guide to Sonoma

I’m not saying that Sonoma is the new Napa, but it is a big swath of vineyard-covered land to discover in one go. Nearly 400 wineries dot Sonoma’s …