Life

What It's Like to Have the Most Powerful Woman in America as Your Boss

Embracing change has led María Cristina “MC” González Noguera places she never imagined. While vice president of corporate communications at Estée Lauder, she was tapped to become communications director for Michelle Obama. Now back at the beauty brand in a new role, González Noguera spoke with Real Simple about being nimble when opportunity knocks.

The Unlikely Way Meatballs Connected Two Families

It was just a few steps away, but in many aspects the neighbors’ house was a world apart. Daphne Merkin remembers.

The Best Cities for Walking Your Dog

Places to put your pup’s best paw forward.

7 Signs You’re in a Toxic Friendship

Breaking up isn’t just for romantic partners—here’s how to know if it’s time to cut ties.

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.

5 of the Best Life Lessons We Learned from Winnie the Pooh

Many wise words have come from the stories about our favorite silly old bear.

This Video Shows That All Your Favorite Pixar Movies Are Connected

Disney might have just confirmed this popular fan theory.

14 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship

No, you don’t necessarily need to have everything in common.