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7 Tips for Setting Boundaries with Family Over the Holidays
According to therapists.
Nov 14, 2022
7 Tips and Tricks I Use to Make Budgeting More ADHD-Friendly
An ADHDer’s guide to making "cents" of finances.
Nov 12, 2022
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cleaning With Bleach
As powerful as bleach is, there’s a bit of a learning curve.
Nov 8, 2022
Is it Safe to Mix Bleach and Powdered Tide for Cleaning?
GoCleanCo's genius tips involve using their go-to cleaner on almost everything at home: bleach and powdered Tide. But here are a few cautions to keep in mind before you whip up a batch.
Nov 7, 2022
6 Luxurious Ways to Spend Your 60 Extra Minutes of Daylight Saving Time
If you don't sleep in, try one of these restful alternatives.
Nov 5, 2022
My Therapist Urged Me to Update My Childhood Bedroom — And It Was So Worth It
I've never felt so at home.
Nov 3, 2022
Why 70 Percent Alcohol Disinfects Better Than 91 Percent, According to a Microbiologist
There’s a counter-intuitive rule of thumb to follow when you clean with alcohol.
Nov 1, 2022
5 Sleep-Boosting Essential Oils You Should Know — And How To Use Them
According to a certified Master Holistic Esthetician, aromatherapist, and flower essence practitioner.
Oct 31, 2022
This Tiny Glass House Lets You Sleep Surrounded by Nature
One recent visitor called it “a perfect escape from the daily grind.”
Oct 27, 2022
9 Simple Ways to Start Living a More Minimal Lifestyle
We've got the beginner's road map for getting on a path to living a more simple, minimal lifestyle at home (and in life).
Oct 27, 2022
Never Want to Leave: 10 Tips for Making Your Home the Most Inviting Yet
Having a home that is inviting — that beckons to visitors and lingers in the minds of guests — makes for both an enjoyable and memorable place. And there’s a bonus benefit to creating a home that is inviting to guests: it’s often more inviting to you, too! We’ve got ten tips to try that will help you craft a home that welcomes everyone who walks through its doors — though, warning, it may make them never want to leave!
Oct 27, 2022
4 Daily Routines That’ll Help You Get Closer to Reaching Your Goals
The future, more creative or healthier you is cheering you on, hoping you’ll get started today!
Oct 26, 2022
Reusing Tea Bags: The Good, The Bad, and the Green
image:0e460143a263085d41447dcc7ed31ff4df47737b w:540 s:"fit" class_name:"mt-image-center" show_pin_button:"true" show_image_credits:"true" As most avid tea drinkers will tell you, if you are using tea bags, you can get extra use out of them if you are willing to do so. Most people just chuck them into the trash, compost heap, or recycling bin, but saving them for your next tea is also an interesting idea.The first thing that you should know is that it’s fine to reuse tea bags.
Oct 26, 2022
Here’s the Ideal Humidity Level for Your Home — And How to Control It
Dry air season is coming.
Oct 26, 2022
What Modern Buildings Can Learn from Indigenous Architecture
Indigenous people have long been at the forefront of sustainable architecture.
Oct 24, 2022
How I Use Fake Flowers for a Mental Health Boost
They're scent-free and safe for pets and allergies.
Oct 19, 2022
6 Things All Single People Should Know How to Do at Home
When you’re single—and especially when you live alone—you’re on your own when it comes to getting stuff done around the house. You’ve got no one to split chores with and, unless you’ve got a pet, no one to take care of but yourself (though that doesn’t mean you’ll be lonely, either.) But since you have to take care of all your household responsibilities by yourself, you’re going to have to know how to do them if you don’t already.
Oct 16, 2022
This Is What a "Soul Home" Is, and How I Found Mine
It’s where you’re supposed to be.
Oct 15, 2022
Sleep in a Sustainable Geodesic Dome on the Canadian Forest
When it comes to eye-catching structures, geodesic domes lead the pack. They’re quirky, futuristic, and they tend to stand out wherever they’re situated. On the flip side, architects at Canadian firm Bourgeois Lechasseur have managed to come up with a trio of domes that blend into their natural surroundings.
Oct 14, 2022
6 Ways to Pinpoint Your Home Decor Style
Envious of folks who seem to instantly know what they love? Who never question whether a new furniture piece is their style because they know so confidently what their style is? We’ve got seven ways you can learn how to pinpoint your style quicker and more easily. Whether you’re facing a new blank home that needs filling or you look around your current one and just aren’t sure if looks like you, there might be some ways you can pinpoint the look.
Oct 13, 2022
Stuck in a Rut? How To Fall in Love With Your Home All Over Again
Once upon a time you were madly in love with your home. Then you found out that your home sometimes forgets to brush his teeth and leaves socks all over the floor. You don’t need therapy to get the magic back, you just need this stuff to rekindle your relationship. Your first and easiest way to regain some home bliss is to get your whole space spick and span.
Oct 12, 2022
Moving Questions: What Will You Miss/Look Forward To Most?
As our family has been preparing to move from a new-ish house in town to a crazy little farmhouse way out in the country, we’ve been discussing all the things we’re excited about, and all the things we have to admit we’ll miss… I think saying things like this out loud can be crucial, especially for kids.
Oct 12, 2022
5 Redecorating Steps for the Recently Consciously Uncoupled
Breakups are hard. It doesn’t matter if you were the dumper or the dumpee, if you hyperventilate at the thought of your ex, or if you are firmly resigned. Either way, if you once lived as a couple, you now need to dismantle the evidence of the home you worked to create together. At times the process might be soul-crushing. Other times there are practical considerations. And ultimately, there’s a new glorious opportunity. Here are five steps to regroup at home: 1.
Oct 12, 2022
3 LGBTQ+ Activists Share Their Best Coming Out Advice
“Be gentle with yourself throughout this process.”
Oct 11, 2022
These Are The Subtle Signs You're In Desperate Need of a Vacation
Time to book your next trip.
Oct 6, 2022
“Autumn Anxiety” Is a Thing, and This Is How I Deal with It
Here's how a healthcare pro says to cope.
Oct 5, 2022
I Test Pillows For a Living — These Are the 5 I Always Have on My Bed
My expectations were sky high, but these pillows met them.
Oct 4, 2022
5 Tips for Living Life Without a Dryer
Although the idea of living without a dryer might sound itchy and scratchy — for many, it’s just a way of life. My husband and I don’t currently have a dryer in our home and aren’t big on drying things at the laundromat. Here are a few tips we’ve picked up along the way to end up with clothes that dry quickly and end up super soft! And guess what? Follow these suggestions, and your clothes can be hang dried and still soft, too!
Oct 3, 2022
Ask the Experts: How Do You Clean and Store Sex Toys?
Cleaning and maintenance is an unavoidable part of life. You’ve to clean your body, you’ve got to clean your living space, and yes—you’ve got to clean your sex toys.
Oct 3, 2022
This Mindset Shift Around Alone Time Has Made Me a Better Mom and Partner
There's nothing to feel guilty about.
Sep 30, 2022
This Is the Last Kitchen Cleaning Checklist You'll Ever Need
Your approach to keeping the kitchen clean needs to be less whack-a-mole and more strategic.
Sep 30, 2022
A Non-Toxic Way to Remove Paint from Glass
image:b6fbf9068d49e6c45a5acfa4215f7f7216e03dbd w:540 s:"fit" class_name:"mt-image-center" show_pin_button:"true" show_image_credits:"true" Home Hacks month has inspired us to undo all of the bad DIYs left in our home by previous inhabitants. For example, the 4-foot-long vintage mirror in the bathroom was callously splattered with paint when someone constructed a questionable homemade shelf next to it. Luckily, removing the paint was easy, non-toxic, and didn’t damage the glass at all.
Sep 28, 2022
4 Common Things You Should Avoid If You're Allergic to Nickel
It's not just jewelry.
Sep 27, 2022
How To Stop Your Bedroom From Making You Sick
If your sleeping space is dusty, stuffy, or generally unclean, how can you expect to stay well?
Sep 27, 2022
This Gift Changed My Life So Much, I Bought It for 10 of My Friends
It's given me a whole new perspective.
Sep 27, 2022
Take a Break: 5 Phone-Free Zones at Home
A new year, a new opportunity to start and master habits that will add to your overall well-being. One small, kind-of weird habit you could work on this month to master for this year? Not using your smart phone in certain spots in the home. We’ve seen in recent years a backlash on smart phone usage in certain public areas — whip your cell phone out and start Facebooking during a friendly dinner and you’ll probably get chastised.
Sep 26, 2022
3 Unsanitary Ways to Store a Toothbrush
They're not really deserving of a prime display on the vanity. But where your toothbrush ends up when you're done brushing does kinda matter.
Sep 21, 2022
10 Simple Things to Make You Happier At Home
It's amazing how a few tweaks to our daily habits can become a catalyst for meaningful, positive change.
Sep 20, 2022
How to Use an Air Conditioner Economically and Save on Your Electric Bill
There are plenty of ways you can get creative when it comes to staying cool and saving money.  But when the heat of summer truly hits, sometimes your best bet is cranking up the AC. Learning how to save money with your air conditioner can help you keep your cool physically and budget-wise. While it certainly costs a bit more than your usual ice fan hack, things like closing off vents and rearranging furniture are effective and still pretty easy on the wallet.
Sep 20, 2022
6 Things To Say When You Need to Cancel Plans, According to an Expert
Here are six scenarios you might find yourself in when you need to cancel—and six ways to say so gracefully.
Sep 20, 2022
I Didn’t Buy Any New Clothing For a Year — And It Completely Changed My Wardrobe
It's sustainable *and* fashionable.
Sep 20, 2022
Why I Don’t Go Anywhere Without This Best List-Winning Sleep Mask
Phone, keys, wallet, FRESHME eye mask...
Sep 20, 2022
20 Grammatically-Correct Sentences You Won’t Read Right the First Time
Ever read a sentence to yourself that just doesn't seem to sound right? There's a good chance you're dealing with a "garden path" sentence.
Sep 20, 2022
Wondering What to Do with Old Towels and Sheets? Here Are 10 Smart Ideas
We recently took stock of our linen closet and realized that half of the storage space was taken up by sheet sets and towels that we simply don’t use. Some are very old and worn out, and some just never seem to make it into our weekly linen rotation. Of course, we didn’t want to throw them out, so it got us thinking about recycling options.Use old sheets and blankets to make new ironing board pads and covers, like those featured on A Beautiful Mess.
Sep 20, 2022
How to Never Feel Lonely When You’re Alone at Home
When you find yourself with zero plans and just stretched out on the couch, it can feel super easy to slip into a rut of boredom. To side-step that scenario, we created a list of 11 super fun and pro-active things you can do with your free evening. If you don’t want to spend your time getting lost in a Netflix black hole, some of these suggestions might help you embrace your time alone and love the next couple of hours with your own company.
Sep 19, 2022
5 Hassle-Free Tips for Traveling While on Your Period
From chafing to cramping, here's how to hack period travel.
Sep 19, 2022
This 4-in-1 Tool Makes Exfoliating and Applying Lotion to Hard-to-Reach Spots So Much Easier and I Wish I’d Tried It Sooner
It's truly the one self-care item everyone should have in their bathroom.
Sep 17, 2022
19 Exercises You Can Literally Do Without Leaving Your Bed
Introducing the workout of our dreams.
Sep 16, 2022
10 Easy and Essential Yoga Poses for Beginners
If you’re intimidated by yoga, don’t be.
Sep 15, 2022
Is Your House Making You Sick? 5 Ways to Purify Home Air Naturally
Would it shock you to know that the air you’re breathing indoors can be up to 5 times worse than the air outside? Neglecting the quality of the air you breathe on a daily basis can result in illness, allergies, asthma, and frequent headaches, and it can even be harmful to your digestive system! But you don’t have to settle for poor air quality. Here are five simple, ways for you to naturally purify the air in your home without purchasing an expensive air purifier.
Sep 15, 2022
This Unassuming TikTok Trend Completely Transformed My Relationship to Exercise
An ode to the “hot girl walk”.
Sep 7, 2022
The Game-Changing Etsy Accessory That’ll Help City Plants Thrive In Low-Light Apartments
With these, there's plenty of sunlight to go around.
Sep 7, 2022
Here's How the Swedish Concept of "Fika" Can Make This the Coziest Fall Ever
Tis the season for coffee and a little treat.
Sep 6, 2022
You Should Consider Adding Disco Balls to Your Nightstand, for the Fun of It
If you’ve been following the latest design trends, then one possible way to make your surroundings less stressful and more smile-inducing is to add disco balls — lots and lots of disco balls. 
Sep 6, 2022
I Used to Feel Stressed All the Time — Then I "Tilted" My Schedule
It's released me from the niggling sense that I’m doing nothing well.
Sep 5, 2022
Here's an Interesting, Clutter-Free Way to Store Your Purses in Plain Sight
Anyone who has a collection of purses knows that they can be a pain to put away. Finding smart storage solutions usually eases the headache, but what if you did the opposite?
Sep 4, 2022
Yes, Your Dog Sheds Tears of Joy When It Sees You
In fact, your furry companion is getting pretty emotional when you're around.
Aug 31, 2022
Yes, Coloring Can Positively Affect Your Health
The nostalgic hobby calms your nervous system.
Aug 27, 2022
How I Finally Learned To Be OK with a "Good Enough" Home
Feeling warm and welcomed is all that matters.
Aug 25, 2022
This Is How I Use a "Run Streak" to Overcome Anxiety, as a Running Coach
All you need is a good pair of sneakers.
Aug 21, 2022
The "Five Senses" Method Is the Most Meditative Part of My Morning Routine
And it couldn't be easier.
Aug 20, 2022
8 of the Best Yoga Apps for Everything From Prenatal Yoga to Meditation
Just like an in-person yoga studio, each app offers a different vibe and a unique roster of offerings. 
Aug 19, 2022
This Simple Meditation Practice Finally Solved My Fear of Flying
After years of anxiety, I can board a plane relatively peacefully.
Aug 17, 2022
This Is the Best Way to Sleep, According to a Sleep Specialist
Here's the best sleeping position for your body.
Aug 17, 2022
Why Planning a "Suburbs Day" Is the Perfect Way to Unwind
Real Estate
Just because you’re a city mouse doesn’t mean you can’t also enjoy a little leisure time as a suburb mouse.
Aug 17, 2022
I Tried These Three Moving Hacks From TikTok For a Peaceful Move
Who would've guessed that socks are a good method for protecting glassware and mugs?
Aug 13, 2022
5 Compact (and Cheap!) Tools to Convert Your Living Room into a Barre Studio
According to a one-bedroom apartment-residing pilates instructor.
Aug 12, 2022
The Filtered Water Bottle That’s Been By My Side All Summer Long
Never be without water, no matter where your day takes you.
Aug 12, 2022
Moving to the Suburbs Stopped My Panic Attacks, And I’ve Never Felt Better
Real Estate
This sense of community wasn’t present at our old place, and even if it was, I was too anxious to participate.
Aug 11, 2022