Sylvia Moorer

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How do you deal with grief – fall apart under its weight, or stay strong?

One year ago to this day, my sister died by suicide.<p>The phone rang. I heard the words as if from a distance. My heart caved in, my mind froze, my body disappeared. I pulled myself together enough to call my nephew – a shattered young man – before I completely broke down.<p>Two days later, I was on …

Mental Health

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. It can be focused on more than one thing.<p>As canine psychologist Stanley Coren …

Pets

The Best-Selling Kitchen Products Under $50 Will Change the Way You Cook

It's easy to pick up a large kitchen starter set when moving into your first apartment. Starting from scratch means you need everything from pots and …

Kitchens

You’d Never Know These Black Bean Brownies Were Healthy

Decadent, delicious, and so easy to make.<p>I have a bit of an obsession with finding recipes that sneakily swap in good-for-you ingredients. Chocolate …

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

17 True Crime Documentaries To Watch Before They Leave Netflix

The current pop culture fascination with true crime documentaries is real, and it is not going anywhere. If you're one of the many, <i>many</i> people …

Crime

6 Tips for Bra Shopping When You Have Big Boobs

Anyone who’s had to shop for DDD+ bras can attest: If your cups runneth over, so to speak, it can be harder to find a style that fits your needs, whether that means having support, wanting to show off cleavage, or simply feeling comfortable. Many brands don’t accommodate cup sizes in the E, F, G, …

Clothing

The Evolution of No Makeup Advocate Alicia Keys

Since declaring that she won't wear any makeup--even on the red carpet, Alicia Keys has become the face of the natural beauty revolution. Throughout most of her illustrious career, however, Keys embraced colorful eyeshadow, bold eyeliner, and more. In honor of the star's 36th birthday, take a look …

Clean your oven while you sleep with this 3-step hack

If you need to get your kitchen in order, we have your back in keeping your oven clean.<p>This isn’t only the season of giving. It’s also the season of cooking.<p>If you’re gearing up to host for the holidays and need to get your kitchen in order, turn to the oven.<p>In order to keep your oven in tip-top …

Foods to Avoid When on a Low-Oxalate Diet

Oxalates are compounds produced by plants to protect them from insects and diseases. Although in small amounts oxalates help the human body manage …

Make Lemon Drizzle Cake Your New Weeknight-Friendly Dessert

Easy Lemon Drizzle Cake<p>Serves 12 to 15<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Cooking spray <br>2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1 teaspoon salt <br>2 sticks (8 …

Use Your Instant Pot to Cook These Meats

The Instant Pot may seem like a magic black box that makes <i>anything</i> in very little time but it is, mainly, a very safe and easy-to-use pressure …

We Asked 9 Wine Experts To Pick Out Their Favorite Bottles For $12 Or Less

When we used to think about wine experts, we imagined snobs who would turn their noses up at anything under $50. But the more we've learned about …

5 Vitamins Dermatologists Swear By For Sagging Skin

When we notice the first signs of aging skin, the first thing we want to do is reach for a powerful anti-aging beauty cream. But, vitamins are also a …

The Reviews Are In: These Are the Best Plus-Size Sports Bras

Whether you're racing to beat your PR, pushing yourself to the next level in Spin class, or getting deep into your yoga flow, you rely on your sports …

9 Secrets to Great Skin

Everyone wants glowing, flawless skin. But for many of us, it’s hard to get there, especially when you have skin conditions like acne, dryness, oily …

The 3 Healthiest Drinks at Starbucks

We often talk about what we <i>shouldn't</i> order at Starbucks (we're looking at you, Unicorn Frappucino), but what about the healthier options on the menu? …

Apple AirPods: 9 tips for making the most of Apple's wireless earbuds

You’ve come to grips with the fact that Apple removed the standard headphone jack on recent iPhone models and bought the company’s branded $159 wireless AirPods. Or maybe you received these Bluetooth headphones as a gift.<p>Either way, you'll want to make the most out of these small earbuds, which I …

Tech Trends

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

10 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Whether you received a new iPhone over the holidays as a gift or treated yourself to one, chances are you’re not using your smartphone to its fullest.<p>After all, with many hundreds of embedded features, not to mention a new operating system (iOS 11), no doubt there are some things you had no idea …

Apps

Bose's new Noise-Masking Sleepbuds may change your life

In an unusual move for Bose, the company launches an Indiegogo campaign looking for testers for its upcoming totally wireless sleep-aid earphones.<p>Bose has been quietly introducing some unconventional products over the last few months, including its Hearphones and Soundwear Companion Speaker, but …

Audiophile

39 Pieces Of Furniture From Walmart You'll Actually Want In Your Home

Gorgeous and affordable. High five!<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>

Shopping

Disorganized techies will love this device

The 'Side Winder' is designed to keep your bulky and fragile 'MacBook' charger from fraying. It could also help to keep your electronics more …

11 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

How ever you choose to spend your hard days — working the grind, creating works of art, dancing all day — there’s nothing like returning to your home and taking a deep breath. But when you step through the front door and are faced with odors from the litter box, compost box, or piles of dirty …

IKEA for Pets | Women's Health

Doesn’t this look just like that futon you had in college? Fold out the cushion to give your pup even more lounging room (and don’t worry about dog hair; the cover is removable and machine-washable).<p><b>Buy it:</b> $60, ikea.com<p><i>Tired of untangling your headphones? Here's how to keep them from getting</i> …

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight

They're nutritionist-approved.<p>When it comes to weight loss, soup is your one-pot secret weapon—especially if you’ve just about had it with the whole salad scene.<p>After all, research published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that, on average, people who get their soup on have lower body …

Weight Loss

This Might Be the Best Vibrator I've Ever Tried

There's a new class of sex toy that's unlike anything else, and not only is its latest incarnation the best vibrator I've probably ever tried, but I'm pretty sure the technology it uses will be the future of pleasure products. Unlike traditional vibes, toys like the Womanizer and the Satisfyer …

The Best 4 Grocery Items to Buy at Aldi

When it comes to shopping, grocery included, I tend to be a bit picky, to say the least. I choose farmers’ markets and pricey grocery stores over …

Your reading list just got longer—the 2017 National Book Awards longlist is here

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

5 Infused Water Recipes to Add to Your Morning Routine

Wake up, drink up.<p>October 04, 2017<p>Living in Arizona, drinking water is essential, but who doesn’t want some fun color and flavor added to their …