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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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50 Everyday Habits That Can Make You Look Younger

Forget aging gracefully—here's how to age youthfully. Keep a healthy glow, a spring in your step, and a radiant appearance with tips from the experts.


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40 Conversation Starters That Make You Instantly Interesting

Never struggle to make small talk again.


What My Students Taught Me About Implicit Bias (Including My Own)

We all have implicit bias. My students awakened me to my own.


8 Compliments You Seriously Need to Stop Giving to Your Kids

You may think you're building up kids' self-esteem, but you may be unintentionally setting them up to struggle. Here's what...

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ABC Is Airing a “Disney Family Singalong” Featuring All Your Favorite Tunes

Put your glass slippers on, because ABC is bringing us The Disney Family Singalong with all kinds of classic songs.


This “Periodic Table” Shows How Each Element Plays a Part in Our Daily Lives

If you (or your kid) ever wondered why we need to learn about the periodic table, this is for you!

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10 Clever Ways People Are Celebrating Birthdays Under Quarantine

While COVID-19 may have limited people's abilities to actively go out and celebrate their birthdays, that doesn't mean creative celebrations...


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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Not Being Productive During Quarantine

Productivity? Productivity? There's no productivity in quarantine!


Why I Stopped Complaining About Quarantine—And You Should Too

Staying at home provided me with a golden opportunity to embrace mindfulness and gratitude.


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I’m an Extrovert—Here’s How I’m Surviving Quarantine

This "new normal" will never feel normal, but these five things are helping me feel a little more at peace...

What 12 Centenarians Taught Me About How to Live to 100

The simple things in life can make the biggest impact.


How I Finally Learned to Accept Compliments

I went from hating compliments to making them my job!


Why the Kids’ Menu Shouldn’t List Calorie Counts

A recent meal with my daughter at a restaurant opened my eyes to the danger of calorie counts.


15 Signs You May Have a Love Addiction

The idea of being addicted to love, an emotion we all feel and want others to feel for us, may...


Why Do Adult Siblings Stop Speaking? The Psychology Behind Family Estrangement and Sibling Rivalries

Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.

Are Crossed Arms Rude? 8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You

Body language is a form of nonverbal communication, and whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading...


How One Therapist’s View on Death Changed After She Lost Her Partner

As a psychotherapist, she thought she 
knew all the tools 
for dealing with 
loss. Then her own partner died.


One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—and It’s Not About Guns

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely.


What Is Mental Math? Tricks to Help You Ditch the Calculator

First of all, it doesn't mean doing trigonometry in your head.


8 Heartwarming Stories of Older Children Who Finally Found Their Forever Home

It's not just infants who need forever families. Grab a tissue: These adoption stories will make you cry—in the best...


7 Pieces of Advice to Take from Your Grandparents and 5 to Forget

Your grandparents are very right about some things…and very wrong about others. This handy guide sorts out the good advice...


One Teacher’s Genius Strategy for Addressing Students’ Mental Health

Nearly one in five school-aged kids in the United States have struggled with a mental health disorder and countless more...


Heartwarming Stories of Relatives Who Found Each Other Through DNA Tests

Millions of people have used commercial 
DNA tests to trace their family trees. For a few 
lucky folks, the results...

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Here’s What Your Handwriting Says About You

The way you dot your "i's" and cross your "t's" could reveal more than 5,000 different personality traits.


My Grandfather Left the Structure of His Old House to Rot in a Field. Here’s Why I’ll Never Tear it ...

The old farmhouse was abandoned and falling apart. But tearing it down 
would be like razing the author’s past.


25 Things Only Middle Children Understand

The oldest is the first, the youngest is the baby—but where does that leave the middle-borns? For National Middle Child...


5 Types of Toxic Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them

For most, working in an office can offer a pleasant, exciting, and motivating path to a successful career. However, sometimes...


If You Were Born In Summer, This Is What We Know About You

Astrology may be a matter of belief, but there are scientific studies that link birth season to personality and health...


First-of-Its-Kind Study Reveals Who Gossips the Most—And How Often

Everyone gossips, but for how many hours a day on average?