Mind & Mood

4 Insanely Calming Ways to Pass the Time

If you’re stuck at your desk and overwhelmed, here are four ways to help you get through the day.

10 Rules for a Happier Home

Here are some little changes you can make in your home this year that will have a big impact.

The No-Regrets Way to Shed All Kinds of Stress

Recognizing what’s causing your tension is only half the battle—here’s how to kick it to the curb.

7 Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time of the year, but it’s not exactly the most relaxing. With 2017 (finally) on the horizon, you might even find yourself jotting down a new resolution: meditate every day.

5 Ways to Relax Already      

When the going gets tough, chill yourself out.

The Two-Week Stress-Less Plan

Feeling overwhelmed? Stop stress in its tracks with this 14-day relaxation regimen.

5 Stress-Cutting Strategies

Bills, commitments, work: They all add to the pressure we feel. These suggestions can help you reduce your stress.

14 Fun Things to Do Indoors

It’s raining, it’s pouring, your day feels really boring—and it’s only 10 a.m. Sound familiar? When the forecast is grim, whether it’s thunderstorms or a blizzard, cabin fever can set in fast. You can curl up with a great book or binge-watch an entire season of something, but, let’s face it, sometimes you want different, fun things to do at home. And, well, if you have kids, you’re going to need a loooong menu of options. These ideas are good for families, groups of friends or roommates, or kids on their own (hallelujah!). There are relaxing activities—because when do you ever get the time to relax?—plus delicious ideas for eating and drinking. We’ve got games that require nothing more than your imagination. And for parents: entertaining projects for the kids that don’t involve video games (although one does involve mini marshmallows). So, forget about the soccer tournament that’s going to have to be rescheduled, ignore the yard work you were planning to do, put on your coziest pajamas, and pick one of these things to do at home. Embrace the day as time to recharge and reconnect with people you love. And don’t worry. The sun will (probably) come out tomorrow.

If You Want to Experience Pure Joy, Look at These Cubs Fans’ Faces

This is what winning the World Series looks like after a 108-year losing streak.