Inspiration & Motivation

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.

9 Back-to-School Apps That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Heading back to school? There’s an app for that! Streamline the fall chaos with these nine lifesaver tools, all available on your smartphone.

9 Ways to Get the Kids to Bed On Time    

You’re ready to hit the hay; your child is anything but. What to do? Experts share advice on how to get your kids to sleep at night.    

How to Be Productive When You’d Rather Be Anywhere But Work

The sun is beaming, your Insta feed is filled with beach shots, and—cue the violins—you’re stuck at work. Productivity experts share their top tricks for staying focused and motivated when you feel really (really) distracted.