Candles can both illuminate and set a mood - however, they must be used with fire safety in mind. Get some smart tips here, plus some candle alternatives.
A real estate survey found that a surprisingly large percentage of people would consider buying a potentially haunted house. Would you?
Have you ever said something to psych yourself up? If so, research shows that you might have been on to a good thing: self-affirmations.
While staying in and catching up on full seasons of television shows in a single sitting may be appealing, UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain says it's not as refreshing as we might think. Here are 3 ways to make the most of your weekend!
Do you long to own a home, or are you happier renting? Research has found that personality traits affect real estate choices and home-buying decisions.
A study has found that you can improve your writing by simply typing more slowly.
Celebrate the beauty of fall by adding one or more autumn wreaths to your home.
If you need to have Thanksgiving on a budget, the biggest financial benefit comes from planning ahead. Here are some tips!
Think you're conveying just some friendliness or humor when you put a little smiley or emoji in an email message? Not necessarily, according to some recent research.
Simply by posting about the experience to one of your social media accounts, you're making it much easier to recall in the future. Here's how it seems to work.
With so many different things on our plates, it's no wonder that more people are reporting feeling overwhelmed. But if you're not careful, that can quickly turn into burnout.
Is there an easy way for a regular person to find out if $100 bills (and $50s and $20s) are legit, without one of those special pen things? Real or fake? Now, there are numerous ways to tell if a bill is fake... Read more...
When it comes to educating ourselves, four problems in particular commonly stand in our way. Here's a look at what they are, and how you can overcome them to learn about anything you want.
Why is social media such a hard habit to break? The answer some international researchers came up with is a lot simpler than you might expect.
When time is tight at both work and home, take advantage of breaks built into your work day to fit in a little movement. Here are a few ways you can do just that.
When it comes to pursuing our goals in life, what matters most? It's easy to assume talent, or maybe intelligence... plus one magic ingredient: mental toughness.
Assuming you don't buy products with bisphenol A, you should be able to avoid BPA exposure, right?
A test found that the mileage of drivers in identical cars can vary by as much 75 percent. Here's what you can change to save $100 a month on gas.
You play it safe, so how can a young child drown in the pool? Researchers have discovered several common circumstances of at-home drownings.
Hot weather can be fun for both people and pets, but because of the heat, you need to take precautions. Here's how to keep your pets safe in the summer.
A cheap or poorly-designed swimsuit can make you look bigger or older than you really are. Here's how to choose fashionable swimwear that fits and flatters.
If you simply reduce mail and paper clutter, it won’t be long before the clutter’s back, with a vengeance. So what can you do instead?
Find out about ISR's Self-Rescue swimming lessons - a method that teaches young kids how survive in the water, and how to get themselves to safety.
In and of itself, goal-setting is positive. But if we don't fully understand all that is involved in creating and achieving our goals, we can easily sabotage the process.