How to Release Stress

Pros explain how to recover from bouts of stress. 

Why 1 Mom Decided to Raise Her Children Around the World

Despite spending a year in Nice, Emma Donoghue never mastered French. But she learned a more important lesson: The places you go show you all the weird in the world (and that’s a good thing).

Meet the Woman Helping Low-Income Families Break the Cycle of Poverty

Chief legal officer of Single Stop, a national nonprofit that connects low-income people with financial help, counseling, training, and legal support to help break the cycle of poverty.

There’s No Such Thing As a ‘Dream Life’

Photos of beautiful homes don’t always tell the full story.

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Bobby Flay

The chef got real at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit.

The Only Marriage Advice You’ll Ever Need

At Real Simple, it’s part of our jobs to speak to experts on how to live better, easier, and more fulfilling lives. And perhaps nowhere is that more interesting than when it comes to the unique difficulty of maintaining a satisfying, healthy relationship long-term. Over the years, we’ve spoken to dozens of experts on what exactly makes happy couples tick. And while all of their advice is worth considering, we’ve distilled it down to the only 10 tips you really need to know.

The 10 Secrets of One Unflappable Working Mother

Chances are, work-life balance is your most elusive goal. But it’s not impossible.

5 Mistakes Everyone Should Make

Five successful people, ranging from a noted psychologist to a legendary tastemaker, describe their most startling (and most revealing) blunders.