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Follow These 10 Steps For a Cleaner Bedroom This Weekend
January Cure
The bedroom can often be a low-priority space for you to clean, but today is the day to give it some love.
Jan 22, 2021
This Is the Single Best Thing You Can Possibly Do for Your Cast Iron Skillet
Or, how I stopped worrying and learned to use my cast iron skillet every day.
Jan 21, 2021
One 3-Minute Habit This Cleaning Editor Does Every Single Morning
January Cure
This impactful daily habit has helped me repress my messiest tendencies.
Jan 21, 2021
10 Quick Steps to a Cleaner Bathroom, Both Inside and Out
January Cure
When you don't have time or energy for a deep clean, I have a 10-step plan to sprucing up the bathroom that can work for anyone.
Jan 20, 2021
One Ingredient All the Most Successful DIY Projects Have in Common
January Cure
I'm envious of people who can follow through on all their home DIY projects. But in my envy, I realized that all the most successful DIY projects have one thing in common.
Jan 19, 2021
The Secret to Finding Affordable Artwork is Re-Framing Your Mind — Here’s How
January Cure
There are only two mistakes you can make when it comes to selecting art for your home.
Jan 18, 2021
6 Easy Habits That Helped Me Finally Become a "Breakfast Person"
Stop the mid-morning hunger pangs before they start.
Jan 15, 2021
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Two Different Ways to Improve Your Kitchen in Just an Hour
January Cure
Choose your own adventure: Here are two different ways to make a big impact in the kitchen in a short amount of time.
Jan 15, 2021
January Is the Best Time to Get Your Home Organized—But I’m Doing One Thing Differently This Year
January Cure
If the new year is your cue to begin tidying up, you still need another incentive to finish the job.
Jan 14, 2021
This Is the First Step to a Better-Looking (and Tidier!) Living Room
January Cure
It's important to remember that cups and socks and crumbs are just an inevitable part of life sometimes.
Jan 13, 2021
This 4-Step Method is the Quickest Way to Clean and Declutter Any Closet
January Cure
When you don't have time for a full-on decluttering, "good enough" is enough.
Jan 12, 2021
6 Easy and Effective Life Changes Anyone Can Make in the New Year
From budgeting tips to picking up a new hobby, career, life, and financial coaches share their advice.
Jan 11, 2021
Don’t Make a Single Decor Decision at Home Without Doing This First
January Cure
Not to say there isn't benefit in being impulsive sometimes. But you still have to do a little work to fine-tune your instincts.
Jan 9, 2021
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This Should be the Final Step of Any Chore—And It Has Nothing to Do With Cleaning
January Cure
You don't want to rush the final step. It's the most important.
Jan 8, 2021
This Is the Anti-Resolution I'm Using to Slow Down and Appreciate 2021
Being kinder to yourself isn't always easy, but it's worth it.
Jan 7, 2021
You Can Shrink All Your Paper Clutter Piles With 3 Easy Steps
January Cure
Sorting through paper piles this way is easier than it seems at the start. And it gets simpler and quicker the more you do it.
Jan 7, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Make Sure Your New Year’s Resolution Survives the February Slump
80 percent of resolutions fail—but yours don't have to.
Jan 6, 2021
7 Tips to Actually Stick to Bullet Journaling This Year
According to people who say the practice changed their lives.
Jan 6, 2021
Decluttering Is Hard—But There’s One 2-Minute Way to Make it Easier
January Cure
The mental, physical, and emotional workout is a lot, all at once. But it doesn't have to be.
Jan 6, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Organize Your Personal Life This Year
According to professional organizers.
Jan 5, 2021
The First Thing You Should Do Before You Take on Any New Home Projects
January Cure
Real quick, before you get too far into the year or into any organizing or DIY projects, do this one-hour exercise.
Jan 5, 2021
Here's Which New Year’s Resolution You Should Make, Based on Your Enneagram Type
This may be the key to helping you redefine resolutions from something dreaded into something meaningful.
Jan 4, 2021
Want to Get Your Home Clean and Uncluttered? The January Cure Starts Today—Sign Up Now!
January Cure
The first assignment of the January Cure is something quick and easy to get the momentum going. But if you're new to the Cure, let me tell you a bit more...
Jan 4, 2021
6 Little Life Upgrades You Can Make From the Comfort of Your Couch
According to life coaches.
Jan 3, 2021
This Is the Simple Phrase a Positivity Expert Swears By
If you want to be more mindful this year, here's a good place to start.
Dec 21, 2020
7 Habits That Are Scientifically Proven to Help You Beat Procrastination
Number three is so simple, but so effective.
Jan 1, 2021
This One 5-Minute Effort Will Set Your New Year Off Right
Weekend Projects
This weekend, you're going to act on a bit of your new perspective and put love into action.
Jan 1, 2021
12 Bad Habits Readers Are Excited to Leave Behind This Year
Here's exactly how they're doing it.
Dec 29, 2020
How to Make the Most of "Romjul," the Norwegian Word for This Week
"Romjul" is the name for that weird week in between Christmas and New Year's.
Dec 26, 2020
We Asked 15 People What One Habit They're Taking into the New Year
Their answers are so heartwarming.
Dec 22, 2020
8 Ways To Make Spending a Long Winter Indoors More Bearable
According to someone who lives in Minnesota.
Dec 20, 2020
Use This Simple Winter Solstice Ritual to Help You Reset Before the New Year
It's time to clear the air and set intentions for the season to come.
Dec 17, 2020
You Already Own What You Need to Remove Your Address From Shipping Labels
Ripping the packing label off the box is often far from the neatest way to obscure the box's initial use, so when TikTok's algorithm served me with a useful hack for removing printer ink from labels, I was intrigued.
Dec 14, 2020
The Color-Coding Hack that Saved Me from My Overflowing Email Inbox
It's no inbox-zero, but it's a start.
Dec 10, 2020
8 Ways to Update Hanukkah Celebrations for a Small-Scale Holiday Season
Whether you're solo or sheltering in place with a few family members.
Dec 9, 2020
10 Kitchen Tools That're Getting People Around the World Through Quarantine
One takeaway: Coffee is important no matter where you live.
Dec 9, 2020
I Started Steeping My Coffee With Tea Bags and I'm Never Going Back
These single-use, compostable bags make it so easy.
Dec 9, 2020
I Deleted Food Delivery Apps for a Week—and Saved Over $230 in the Process
Ordering takeout is convenient, but it was also masking bigger issues I had with cooking.
Dec 2, 2020
8 Habits That Helped Me Reclaim My Lunch Break From Unhealthy WFH Boundaries
You deserve the midday break!
Dec 2, 2020
14 Ways I’ve Found “Me Time” in a 470-Square-Foot Studio
Sharing a space doesn't mean sacrificing your solo time.
Nov 29, 2020
This Weekend, Skip Your Chores and Treat Your Future Self—Here Are Some Easy Ideas
Weekend Projects
It's easy to do right now, and it'll feel good both now and later. Here are some ideas for little gifts you can give to future you.
Nov 27, 2020
We’re Wrapping Up the Holiday Cure With One Simple Thing You Can Do Anywhere
Holiday Cure
It's Thanksgiving in the U.S., so today's prompt is quick one (and something you might already have plans to do today anyway).
Nov 26, 2020
I Haven't Seen My Family in a Year—This Is the One Rule We Follow to Stay Close
Thankfully technology makes it easier than ever.
Nov 24, 2020
I'm an Indigenous Woman—Thanksgiving Is a Reminder That My People Are Still Here
"I am thankful for my ancestors, who gave me the power of resiliency through their trauma."
Nov 25, 2020
Two-Second Life Tip: Save Your Friends’ Addresses from Their Holiday Cards as Soon as You Get Them
Every once in a while, you realize you can do one small thing that will make you feel really on top of it.
Nov 25, 2020
The Most Inexpensive Way to Improve Your Home This Holiday Season
Holiday Cure
It doesn't have to be holiday related at all!
Nov 25, 2020
One Thing You Have to Do for the Holidays Every Year, So Might As Well Get it Done Today
Holiday Cure
If you are like me, let's resolve to get it together a little sooner than "the night before" this year.
Nov 24, 2020
These 5 Easy Habits Totally Changed How I Shop at Trader Joe's This Year
I'm never going back to my old ways.
Nov 23, 2020
This Is the Year to Start the Holiday Traditions You Always Wanted
Nothing about 2020 is normal—it's OK if your holidays aren't, either.
Nov 19, 2020
You Don’t Have to Be an Editor or Influencer to Enjoy This Year-End Ritual
Holiday Cure
It will help you reassess your priorities for the new year.
Nov 23, 2020
6 Things You Should Do If It Feels Like Your Home Is Never Clean
We called on a cleaning expert for actionable advice on simple things you can do when you feel like housekeeping is out of your control.
Nov 10, 2020
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One Kitchen Decluttering Task You Might Put Off Too Late This Year
Holiday Cure
If you prepare any amount of food for the holidays—whether it's one casserole or a whole spread—you still have to tackle one big hurdle.
Nov 22, 2020
Follow Through on Your Plan to Made Homemade Gifts This Holiday Season
Holiday Cure
These days, I find it really refreshing to create something with a paintbrush instead of with a keyboard.
Nov 21, 2020
A Case for Using Your “Good Stuff” This Season
Holiday Cure
Consider all your options: You could save it for a special night, but will it make that night any more special?
Nov 20, 2020
This One Habit is the Key to Destressing When You Live With Other People
We asked 14 people, and most agreed on how they're coping with being home all the time.
Nov 19, 2020
One Thing You Can Clean to Make Your Relaxing Nights In More Enjoyable
Holiday Cure
Even if there are fewer events to attend and fewer gifts to buy this holiday season, I know we could all get behind the idea of enjoying a relaxing night in.
Nov 19, 2020
14 Surprising, Useful Things Doctors Keep In Their Personal First-Aid Kits
From superglue to stickers.
Nov 18, 2020
One Sure Way to Make Time for The Things You Love About the Holidays
Holiday Cure
It's fine if you want to play it by ear and enjoy your traditions more spontaneously. But I find it's hard to make time for them without a plan.
Nov 18, 2020
One Out-of-Sight Thing You Haven’t Cleaned or Decluttered in a While
Holiday Cure
It's probably been a while since the whole collection was evaluated, decluttered, and cleaned, all together.
Nov 17, 2020
Every Question You Have About Seeing Family For the Holidays This Year, Answered
A doctor weighs in on COVID-safe gatherings and traditions.
Nov 16, 2020
One Way to Save Money AND Spread Love This Season (If You Start Right Now)
Holiday Cure
It's better for me, my wallet, and the environment to get my act together early and commit. And I bet many of you are in the same boat, too.
Nov 16, 2020
The No-Cost Hack that Made Taking Out the Trash So Much Easier
I discovered it on accident and I'm never going back.
Nov 15, 2020
3 Ways You're Benefiting From All Those Zoom Hangouts, According to Therapists
Powering through your FaceTime fatigue is worth it.
Nov 15, 2020
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The Un-Sexiest (But Most Satisfying) Thing You Can Clean Before Thanksgiving
Holiday Cure
Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving, or Friendsgiving, or reserve the big holiday meals for later in the year, you can't deny that your kitchen gets a lot of use this time of year.
Nov 15, 2020
The Holiday Cure Post Where I Give You Permission to Put Up Your Decorations Early
Holiday Cure
Not that you needed it.
Nov 14, 2020
The Golden Rule of a Clutter-Free Home
Keeping a clean home requires discipline and hard work—and maybe just one little motivating maxim.
Nov 10, 2020
Two Very Different Ways to Update Your Address Book, Depending on Your Personality Type
Holiday Cure
Take something you dread doing and turn it into something you're feeling challenged to finish.
Nov 13, 2020
A KitchenAid Stand Mixer Was the Best Splurge Gift I've Ever Given Anyone
When in doubt, get someone the gift they'd never buy for themselves.
Nov 12, 2020
6 Homemade Cleaners That Really Work
Whether you want to swap out stronger, potentially hazardous chemicals for gentle-yet-effective pantry ingredients or you’re just frustrated that your go-to products haven’t been in stock due to the pandemic, consider making your own, homemade cleaners.
Nov 12, 2020
How to Build Better Habits at Home, According to Your Enneagram Type
Shaking up your routine has never been easier.
Nov 12, 2020