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Here’s How Stressed Americans Really Are (and How to Manage It)

Feel like you’ve been more stressed out than ever, lately? You’re not alone: About half of Americans feel the same way. In a report titled “The Burden of Stress in America,” released this week by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health, researchers surveyed 2,505 respondents about stress. Amongst the findings? For starters: 49% […]

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Three Of The Best-Selling Books Of The Year Have Something Unexpected In Common

Veronica Roth’s Divergent series, John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars and Looking for Alaska have a few big things in common: They’re all YA, they’re all currently or soon to be major motion pictures, and they all made the top of Nielsen’s list of the bestselling books of 2014 so far. Publisher’s Weekly put out the whole list, and […]

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10 Household Items You Can Clean in One Minute

When was the last time that that you cleaned your pillow? Too embarrassed to share? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Our friends at Apartment Therapy have pulled together 10 chores that you can get done in minutes (refreshening your pillow included). They say, “Usually the dirtiest things in my home are the ones we forget about completely and, thus, […]

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10 Easy Fourth of July Dinners

Looking for a meal to serve at your upcoming Fourth of July celebration? Our colleagues at MyRecipes.com have pulled together their favorite easy dinners that are guaranteed impress your guests . They say, “Celebrate America’s birthday with 10 dinners packed with over-the-top flavor, ready in 45 minutes or less.” To see the full list, click here.     More on RealSimple.com: Fourth […]

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Here’s Exactly How Far Some People Would Go For Their Cell Phones

Think you’re a little obsessed with your smart phone? While our recent survey found that 49% of Real Simple and Huffington Post readers would rather get a bad haircut than lose their smart phones, a new report released by Bank of America found some people would go pretty far to get their phones back, too. Here’s what they’d be willing […]

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The 13 Best Ice Cream Flavors of Summer

Looking for a new and original ice cream flavor to spice up your next backyard barbeque? Our friends at Huffington Post Taste have pulled together their favorite flavors of summer 2014. (Spoiler: Someone else loves McConnell’s!) What made the best ice creams? A unique twist and authentic flavors. To see the full list, click here. Enjoy! More from RealSimple.com: 16 […]

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28 Easy and Inexpensive Summer Weekend Projects

Looking for a project you can do around the house (and not wanting to shell out a small fortune)? Our colleagues at This Old House have pulled together a list of 28 easy summer weekend projects that are budget and home-owner friendly. They say, “What’s the use of balmy weather and long summer days if you can’t hang out in […]

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The Secrets Of A Long, Healthy Relationship, According To Science

Did you know that happy couples have 5 positive interactions for every negative one? What about the fact that weddings only lead to a boost in happiness for 2 years (on average), and then couples’ happiness levels return to what they were prior to engagement? (Goodbye, honeymoon period!) Happify, an emotional wellbeing site, shared these—hopefully—fun facts and more in their […]

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The 10 Best Summer Running Shoes from PopSugar

In need of a little running pick-me-up? Our friends at PopSugar.com have put together a list of 10 running shoes that will spice up your summer training regimen. They say, “If it’s been a few years since you’ve replaced your running shoes, it’s time to go out and get a new pair. These fun and functional Summer kicks will make […]

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The Only Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Last week I told you about my favorite commercial ice creams, but nothing short of manna from heaven could compete with the tidal wave of flavor and goodness that is Ample Hills Creamery—a tiny family-owned ice-cream shop in Brooklyn, New York. If you’re going to be in NYC this summer (or ever) put this spot on the top of your […]

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