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Jan 19

10 New Hobbies You Can Get Into (With Craft Kits!) for $50 or Less

New year, new you, right? You may notice yourself turning inward this time of year, reflecting on the direction you want to take with your life. About the things you want less of, and also what you want to include more of. It’s the perfect time to slow down and make some space to explore a new creative journey.

And bonus: Taking up a hobby is a soul-filling way to practice self care. Here are some kits to get you started, all of which include everything you need for under $50.

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21
Jan 19

7 Home Habits Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

Good news: If you’re looking for a little more contentment in your day-to-day, you’ve got science on your side. There have been tons of studies that reveal different ways people can live happier, and many of them are pretty easy to incorporate into your everyday life and habits at home. With just a few changes to your routine (and even your decor) like these, you might just find yourself feeling more joyful.

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09
Jan 19

This Therapeutic Space in Manhattan Is Designed with Healing in Mind — House Tour

Name: Alma
Location: 515 Madison Avenue — Midtown Manhattan, NYC
Size: Lounge/Waiting area: 800 square feet
Private therapy rooms: 100-120 square feet typically
Group therapy rooms: 200-250 square feet typically

Interior spaces—the personal and public environments we spend much of our time in—have an impact on us. Emotionally, and sometimes even physically. You can improve and change decor elements in your home to affect the way you and others feel in your space. And Alma—a thoughtfully designed co-practicing space for therapists and patients in midtown Manhattan—is chock-full of scientifically backed decor inspiration you can use in your own home.

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09
Jan 19

6 New Year's Resolutions Sure to Turn Your Black Thumb Green

Deciding you want to “be a better plant parent” is a great goal, but it’s kind of a dud of a New Year’s Resolution. The best resolutions are small, specific, measurable, and something you can write down and track.

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08
Jan 19

7 Ways to Reinvent Your Cleaning Routine for the New Year

Even if you ignore the pull to reevaluate your past year and make lofty promises to yourself for the year to come, you probably can’t help but feel a bit of a fresh-slate feeling with the recent turn of the calendar page.

You know what stays the same year after year, though? Your household chores. But they don’t have to.

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07
Jan 19

5 Pro Organizers Share Their New Year's Resolutions

2019 is here and you’re probably thinking about your New Year’s resolutions. While for some, that might mean gym memberships and swear jars are on the horizon, others have goals for next year that are a little more home-oriented.

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06
Jan 19

The Best Planners for 2019, According to People Who Get Sh*t Done

‘Tis the season for thinking about finally getting our sh*t together, and there’s no better way to get started than investing in a good personal planner for 2019. But with all the fancy options on the market, we thought it would be wise to ask a few of our favorite hustlers (i.e. people who already get stuff done) what their preferred planners were instead. From a lightweight one with sticky notes to a soulful style (complete with an astrology guide), here are seven planners for 2019 that people who get sh*t done (GSD) swear by.

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31
Dec 18

How to Say "Cheers" in 10 Different Languages

New Year’s Eve means a lot of different things to different people across the globe, but one thing stays true for just about everyone: It’s a time to celebrate and reflect. And while stateside we like to ring in the New Year with champagne and a congenial “cheers,” different cultures around the world have their own distinct celebratory toasts.

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12
Dec 18

One Super Motivating Way to Flip the Script on Decluttering This Time of Year

We declutter mostly for ourselves. We yearn for the empty space and the room to breathe. So we approach our cupboards, closets, drawers, and garages asking ourselves whatever version of the essential question—do I need this?—that gives us the most clarity. That’s how we decide what to get rid of and what to keep most of the time. But there’s another way to think about it, and there are others to declutter for. Here’s some food for thought this holiday season…

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09
Dec 18

33 Productive Things You Can Do Instead of Spending Money

They say idle hands are the devil’s playground. Or is it an idle mind? When our twitching fingers tap from “add to bag” to “checkout” before we know what happened, it certainly feels like our good intentions of not spending money uselessly have been thwarted by a devilish boredom that whispers, pitchfork held aside, to go on ahead and just check to see if there are any good sales.

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