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.
5 Small Ways to Show Compassion
It’s sometimes hard to sympathize with your spouse, much less the cashier who is fumbling with your change. But that’s compassion—caring about another’s suffering and trying to help (even if that means just waiting patiently). Experts, including the vice president of a hospice organization and a prison minister, show how a little love goes a long way.
5 Lessons You Can Learn From Classic Movies
Confucius, Deepak Chopra…Ferris Bueller?!? Turns out, the gurus in John Hughes flicks can be just as influential. Real Simple asked an expert panel of cinephiles to share their favorite movie teachings—and Principal Ed Rooney plays a starring role.
What Never Fails to Make Real Simple Staffers Laugh?
Sophisticated, Noël Coward–esque humor? A witty New Yorker cartoon? A good pratfall? You’d be surprised.