Inspiration & Motivation

Our Next Chapter: What One Author Learned From Her Mother’s Struggle With Dementia

Dementia took the mother she’d known. But, writes Janet Fitch, it also brought unexpected tenderness to their broken relationship.

14 Tips for Driving Safely in Bad Weather

Helpful pointers from Alex Deborgorski of the History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers.

Thanksgiving Is a Beast

The trifecta of family, overcrowded rooms, and excesses of food and drink can bring out the insanity in anybody. But as Karen Russell attests, even the craziest holiday—when spent with loved ones—is something to be grateful for.

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.

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 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 Telling Your Story Can Benefit Your Emotional Health

We naturally think of our own lives as stories, psychologists say. Changing the way you tell yours can help you handle whatever plot twists come your way.

What to Put in an Emergency Preparedness Kit for Hurricane Irma

Here’s everything you need to pack in an emergency kit for a peace of mind.

How My Dying Father Saved My Daughter’s Life

Though I don’t believe in meant-to-be, I believe in this.

5 Excellent Habits to Start When School Does

Think of these as family-wide, extra-early New Year’s resolutions. With no CrossFit commitment.