Category: LIFE

  • American Girl’s 2023 Girl of the Year is Kawi, the first South Asian doll to receive the honor

    American Girl’s 2023 Girl of the Year is Kawi, the first South Asian doll to receive the honor

    According to the brand’s announcement, Kavi (pronounced KUH-vee, or simply Kavika) is an American Indian girl who loves to perform, whether it’s learning the latest dance moves or singing a show repertoire. An 11-year-old theater buff who lives with her Hindu family in New Jersey — just one train ride away from Broadway — plans […]

  • How Houseplants Can Help You Fight the Winter Blues

    How Houseplants Can Help You Fight the Winter Blues

    As days get shorter, nights get longer, and the cold keeps you indoors, indoor gardening can bring mood-boosting nature to your space.As autumn transitions into winter and the leaves and temperatures drop, it’s no surprise that your mood will follow suit. With the days getting shorter, lack of sunlight, and not being able to spend […]

  • Get off to a great start to the new year. 7 healthy habits to master this week

    Get off to a great start to the new year. 7 healthy habits to master this week

    Resolutions are creeping up on us — and we can almost see them lurking behind all the winter comfort foods and festive cocktails. But who says we have to wait until the new year to start thinking about our health goals?Going all out once the calendar turns to 2023, without a gradual transition, will set […]

  • When You Should Take Down Your Christmas Tree, Experts Say

    When You Should Take Down Your Christmas Tree, Experts Say

    In some ways, taking down the Christmas tree after the holidays can feel a bit like unloading luggage from a whirlwind vacation. You’ve created some great memories, but now is the time to brush off the fallen pine needles and start fresh in the new year.Well, it depends.Some believe that Christmas trees – real or […]

  • You don’t need more self-esteem if you want to be more confident, experts say.

    You don’t need more self-esteem if you want to be more confident, experts say.

    On the long list of desires in life—health, happiness, fulfillment—feeling authentic, genuinely feeling good about yourself is probably the number one goal for many. It’s about building self-confidence, which often means improving your self-esteem — an internal judgment of self-worth or “valuation of worth,” says Kristin Neff, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at […]

  • Celebrating New Years Eve with the kids? Experts share how to deal with late bedtimes, family resolutions, and more

    Celebrating New Years Eve with the kids? Experts share how to deal with late bedtimes, family resolutions, and more

    Most kids can’t wait to become adults. From their point of view, we have all the freedom in the world, and no one is accountable to us (if they know the truth). New Years Eve is a perfect example. We adults can stay up until midnight, clink champagne glasses and celebrate with no time for […]

  • we should all dry brush

    we should all dry brush

    That’s why.When we think of skincare, we usually only think of products: serums, moisturizers, cleansers—the lot. However, when it comes to caring for our skin, there’s a lot more to it than just applying products. Not to mention, skincare jobs aren’t limited to our necks or shoulder blades, the rest of our body also needs […]

  • Your Comprehensive Guide to Curling Irons

    Your Comprehensive Guide to Curling Irons

    Do you know the difference between ceramic and tourmaline? Let us teach you.Chances are, you don’t take the time to think about your curling iron.And when we say that, we mean you probably aren’t sitting there thinking about what it’s made of, its dimensions, its clip. Until, you need to buy a new one.If you […]

  • Interior Design Styles That Suit Your Personality Type

    Interior Design Styles That Suit Your Personality Type

    If you had to pick a favorite place, your home would likely be at the top of your list. This private sanctuary serves multiple purposes, but it’s ultimately your go-to space to unwind at the end of a long day. That’s why it’s important to treat it as a blank canvas and fill it with […]