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20 Habits That Make Holiday Stress Worse

Avoid these common anxieties to stay merry all season long. Credit: Getty Images 1 of 22 Holiday stress mistakes by Amanda Gardner It’s billed as the season of joy and laughter, but for many people, the stretch from November 1 to January 1 is anything but. One survey found that …

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20 Habits That Make You Miserable Every Winter

Beat the winter blues by learning the ways you’ve been sabotaging your mood. Credit: Getty Images 1 of 22 Beat the winter blues by Sarah Amandolare Let’s face it: Unless you’re a ski bum, winter’s frigid temps and shorter days can really bring on the blues. “The cold and gray …

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4 Ways Your Pet Makes Your Life Better

Getty Images Just as human friends can make you happy in the deepest ways, so too can the furry variety, research shows. “One of my earliest studies found that dog owners are as emotionally close to their dogs as they are to their closest family member,” says Sandra Barker, PhD, …

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7 Subtle Signs You're Burned-Out

Getty Images When Tess Kearns and her husband started an all-natural catering company in Chicago last year, the responsibilities of running a new business and raising two kids were super-consuming. “I found myself with a late mortgage and not enough business and racing to learn new skills to keep it …

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A Smart Guide To Scary Chemicals

Getty Images “Scientists issue warning over chemicals in carpets, coats, cookware.” “chemicals in pizza boxes may be health risk.” Headlines like these make you want to curl up on the sofa and never leave the house—except that couch! Chances are it’s loaded with toxic chemicals, too. As a savvy, health-conscious …

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29 Gifts For People Who Can't Live Without Coffee

Buzzworthy coffee gifts for the budding barista in your life. 1 of 31 For caffeine addicts only by Leslie Barrie and Kathleen Mulpeter If you (or your friend) just can’t go on without coffee, then this is your place for java-inspired gift ideas—whether you’re looking for fun mugs, quality beans, …

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How to Get Your Way With Body Language

Credit: Getty Images 1 of 7 Express yourself by Brittani RenaudFrom Health magazine Did you know that the way you stand can make you more persuasive—or more attractive to your date? And the way you hold your arms can be a tip off that you’re tense? Send out the best …

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Hoda Kotb: "Suddenly Life's Not So Scary"

Getty Images Her first name means “guidance” in Arabic, but Hoda Kotb’s most defining quality might just be resilience. At 51, the Egyptian-American journalist has survived divorce and breast cancer, not to mention reporting on war zones and natural disasters. While millions tune in to watch her on TV (NBC, …

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Learn to be Assertive and Love it!

Credit: Trunkarchive.com 1 of 14 A new, confident you by Elizabeth DeVita-RaeburnFrom Health magazine Somebody cuts in front of you in the grocery store line. You’re irritated but don’t say anything. You disagree with your boss, but say nothing. Sound familiar? You think: I’m confident, I’m smart, and I know …

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10 Must-Have Gifts for Anyone Who Loves Tea

Brew up a special gift with these tea infusers, blends, kettles, and other tea products 1 of 12 Tea up by Leslie Barrie Tea lovers are smart—the relaxing brew provides a host of health benefits. In one study, just a few daily cups of black tea was associated with a …

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