Switch it Up: 10 Cool Hobbies that Can Change Your Life

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 If you're coming down with a case of the winter blahs, it's time to find some cool hobbies that will change your outlook on life. Besides being fun—and more productive than just sitting in front of the TV—the benefits of hobbies have…

The Giver: 15 Causes to Give to This Year

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Tis the season to donate, but is it really that simple? Where do you begin? How do you find a cause that is meaningful to you, and how do you pick when there are so many causes in this world that need our support? It's not an easy choice,…

Ink It: 15 Reasons Why the Handwritten Note Wins Every Time

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Ah, the art of the handwritten note. Ring a bell to anyone? When was the last time you wrote a letter? No, not an email. Not a text, or a Snapchat, or a Facebook message or even an e-card. When was the last time you picked up an actual pen…
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Hail the Fail: 15 Reasons Why Failure is Your Best Friend

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No one really thinks about the fringe benefits of failure. It's no secret that people are afraid to fail. And yes, failure can be terrifying. We're not going to lie to you. Messing up doesn't feel good, not measuring up to your own expectations…

The Joy of Thank You: 12 Reasons Why Gratitude Will Make You Happier

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This is the season of the pumpkin spice latte. This is the season of holiday music playing repeatedly in every store and on every radio station. It is the season of gift giving, hot apple cider, fireside cuddles, apple pie and family reunions.…

Live to Give: 14 Charities to Give to this Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season to flex your philanthropic muscles. All the gift giving and family togetherness is likely to tug at your heartstrings and make you want to share your good cheer with the less fortunate. And why not? You’ll feel better giving…

Basic Instinct: 15 Reasons Why Your Gut Holds All the Answers

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Research shows women’s intuition is more powerful than you may realize. Our gut knows more than we do on a conscious level. From meeting someone who makes your skin crawl, to just knowing that it’s not a good day to get in the car and…

Time In: 15 Ways to Set Your Intentions for Winter

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The winter solstice, on December 21, is coming up quick. It’s the shortest day of the year, of course, so you’re going to feel pressed for time—aside from that, most cultures see this day as a symbol of rebirth. From this point in the…

Say Cheese: 10 Non-Obvious Reasons Why You Should Smile More

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Besides making you look like you’re actually having a good time, smiling can deliver more than a few benefits that might surprise you. The simple act of smiling, as it turns out, might just be an investment in your own wellbeing. William…