With all of the stress and pressures of modern life, anxiety can feel like your constant companion—but that doesn’t have to be the case. Turns out, you already possess everything you need to clear your mind, calm your nerves, and defeat that nagging anxious feeling in the pit of your stomach. How? It’s simple: Meditation. Even if you don’t think […]
The coffee seems to be dripping in slow motion, the dog’s walking around in circles without actually doing his business, the train can’t come soon enough, and the elevator is taking forever! If this sounds like your thought process in the morning, it sounds like you could use a lesson in patience (can’t we all sometimes?).
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It feels like the lazy days of the summer backyard barbecue are a million years away. The flavors you enjoy—grilled steak, chicken, and kabobs—don’t have to wait for the temperatures to rise, though. Use these tips to navigate the differences between cooking during the warm weather seasons and cooking in the winter. Grab your shovel, dig out the grill, and […]
If you like a good short story, personal essay, investigative piece, or long-form writing in general, keep these two well-curated resources in your arsenal. You’ll thank yourself the next time you’re waiting in a long line!: Kindle Singles Did you know Amazon sells writing in singles form? Think of it like when you used to buy a single on a […]
Highlighters are one of those cosmetics that I’ve written about a million times but never really used until recently. I’ve always found they make me look more greasy than glow-y. But then I discovered two highlighters that changed my outlook figuratively and literally. The first is BeneFit Ooh La Lift ($22, Sephora). I’ve started to place a dab of it in […]
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Tired of making the same old stuff for your family dinners? There’s hope for you yet. Kick the boring and bland menu to the curb and conquer the world from your kitchen, simply by spicing up your meals with a little international flair. You don’t have to be a certified chef, a culinary whiz, or even a seasoned traveler to […]