Life Strategies

The Best Time to Use Your Appliances

Save money by running your dishwasher and washing machine wisely.      

30 Must-Read Books

If there were one list of absolute must-read books, what would you put on it? We asked 31 noted authors that question; here are their picks.

How to Fix Red, Puffy Eyes After Crying

You’ve let it all out. Now it’s time to pull yourself together. These expert tips will take your face from blotchy red to ready for work, whether you have 10 minutes or 10 hours.

Fun Fall Activities Checklist

Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun things to do in the fall.

10 Ways to Be Happier

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

9 Things Your Handwriting Says About You

Use this primer to analyze it, then improve your style with five troubleshooting tips.

10 Ways Color Affects Your Spending

Find out which colors are subconsciously associated with certain feelings, and how that affects how much you spend at the mall.

How to Deal With a Know-It-All Friend

Do you have a pal who always tries to convince you that she knows best?

6 Conversations Every Couple Needs to Have—Even If You’ve Been Together Forever

The “getting to know you” stage shouldn’t end after your first few dates.