How a Long-Forgotten Wedding Present Changed My Marriage

Lee Woodruff’s red long johns—a wedding present from her husband—went from a symbol of adventure to a sign of midlife stagnation… until one trip changed everything.

5 Life Lessons We’ve Learned From Mr. Rogers

Reflections on kindness and compassion from everyone’s favorite neighbor.

How to Release Stress

Pros explain how to recover from bouts of stress. 

How a Patient Renewed My Faith in Medicine

What was your “a-ha!” moment? In the first runner-up of this year’s Life Lessons essay contest, a voice from the past reminds Yasmine S. Ali, MD, why she chose the increasingly difficult path of being a doctor.  

6 Easter Quotes to Celebrate the Season

Let these sayings inspire you this spring.

10 Ways to Be Happier

How happy are you―really? If there’s room for improvement, try one of these suggestions.

One Woman’s Embarrassing Beauty Secret

And how she finally overcame the destructive habit. 

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.