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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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14 Life Tips Every Recent Grad Needs to Have in Their Back Pocket

Learn how to transition into adulthood and an avoid existential crisis with these necessary pieces of advice for finding your own success.

These 10 Nostalgic Photos Capture the Magic of Childhood

These photos of kids playing, spending time with friends and family, and celebrating in the mid-20th century will bring you...


This Baby Is the First Girl Born in Her Family in 137 Years

After four generations of men, this South Carolina family is finally welcoming a baby girl.



You Might Feel Stupid. But Playing These Games Will Build Trust

Couples who stay together play together—even if it means feeling like an idiot.

12 Things Minimalists Wish You’d Stop Spending Money On

Owning more stuff than you can use doesn't just waste money, it fosters procrastination and increases feelings of anxiety. Break...


It’s About Time to Thank Your Administrative Assistant: Here Are 6 Ways to Do It

Administrative Professional’s Day (formally known as Secretary’s Day) falls in the month of April. Here are terrific ways to show...


The Smartest Way to Spend Your Tax Refund (According To Science)

Just got your tax refund? Don't head to the mall just yet. Science says money can, in fact, buy happiness,...


9 Ways to Keep Paranoia from Destroying Your Relationships

When trust issues in a relationship are fueled by paranoia or self-sabotaging thoughts, these doubts may be even more of...


This Little Girl’s Love of Elderly People Will Melt Your Heart

When a four-year-old bumps into a widower at the grocery store, the karma is instant—and everlasting.


Your New Favorite Dessert: Hot Maple Syrup Poured on Fresh Snow

It's called maple syrup taffy, and it is the candy of your dreams. Here's how it works.


These Stunning Photos Capture the Beauty of Living on a Farm

Readers sent us almost 2,000 submissions, and picking the grand prize and category winners wasn’t easy. Here are those photos...


The Stunning Rainbow Is Only One of the Reasons This Woman Is So Adorably Happy

Ola loves to tell her friends that she lives in a barn in the country.

The Most Beautiful Life Story Lies in This Woman’s Button Box

A button box can tell a lot about the milestones in a person’s life, as one woman found out when...


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Decades After Tying the Knot, This Couple Finally Got to Walk Down the Aisle Together

Bill and Alice have been together for more than 50 years.


Best Dad Ever Built His Kids—and The Entire Neighborhood—an Incredible Igloo

The winter storm of 1944 made enough snow for wintery masterpiece that got the whole town talking.



Her Teacher Was Long Dead. Here’s Why This Student Wrote a Touching Thank-You Note Anyway.

This teacher not only taught his class about the periodic table, but also inspiration and curiosity.


28 Little Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Your Marriage Happier

It's not diamonds and flowers that make a marriage, but the little things—and taking these small, simple steps over time...


This Photo of a Two-Year-Old Feeding Kittens From a Tiny Milk Bottle Is Proof That Love Is Innate

You'll want to bottle-feed kittens after seeing this sweet photo.


How I Learned to Love Mom’s Rhubarb, and the Sturdy Life Lesson It Taught Me

I didn’t appreciate the tangy taste of rhubarb until I was all grown up.


14 Things Science Can Teach You About Forgiveness

How forgiveness makes you healthier, who needs it most, and which offenses are hardest to get over.


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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."


A Store Clerk Offers Wisdom to an Impatient Customer: Cherish Your Mother

"It's the little moments that'll come back to you. Moments like this. I know."


This Small-Town Cop Set a Prisoner Free. Here’s the Heartwarming Reason He Came Back.

The policemen assumed their prisoner was long gone, but dad knew best.


Meet The Woman Who Throws Birthday Parties For Homeless Kids

The Birthday Party Project is a nonprofit devoted to providing special days for the kids who need them most.