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Life Kit: Arrange your store-bought flowers like a florist

Saturday, May 07, 2022

A beautiful bouquet goes a long way in making someone's day a little brighter. NPR's Life Kit tells you how to add your personal touch to a grocery store bouquet.

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5 ways to cope with the stressful news cycle

Friday, February 25, 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine yesterday, and the world seems to have shifted. While we wait for more information, don't forget to care for yourself and loved ones in other ways.

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22 tips for 2022: Money problems don't just disappear. Here's how to face them

Monday, January 17, 2022

Avoiding money issues is often at the expense of our longer-term financial — and mental — wellbeing. To upend problematic money behavior, try doing an audit of your last few money interactions.

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Before you open the calorie counter, consider the role of diet culture

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Last year, half of all New Year's resolutions in the U.S. were based on fitness and nearly half were based on weight loss. NPR's Life Kit takes a look at diet culture.

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22 tips for 2022: If you want to succeed, choose your failures — in advance

Sunday, January 09, 2022

If you feel like you're always running behind on your task list and can never quite get enough done, it's probably because you've got too much to do. Try strategic underachievement.

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22 tips for 2022: Jealous? Compersion can help tame the green-eyed monster

Saturday, January 08, 2022

Jealousy in romantic relationships is completely normal — but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with. Next time your inner jealousy monster needs taming, try summoning some compersion.

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Encore: How To Reframe Jealousy In Relationships

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

When cultivated correctly, jealousy can be a "beautiful opportunity" to "deepen our awareness of what we want, who we care about and who we are."

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Encore: You can't control time, but you can change your relationship with the clock

Monday, December 20, 2021

You've got only 4,000 weeks to live, give or take. While that may come as a brutal dose of reality, it's also an opportunity to think about how you're spending that time.

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We answered your questions on safety, loneliness and anxiety during the holidays

Saturday, December 18, 2021

We asked for your questions on navigating the holiday blues. Clinical psychologist Andrea Bonior guides us through some rough patches involving family, money, loneliness and safety.

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Learning a new skill can be hard. Here's how to set yourself up for success

Saturday, October 30, 2021

It can be incredibly gratifying to harness mastery of a skill. But why is learning new things so hard? Here are three steps to get you started. All that's left is to pick what you want to learn!

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Life Kit: How to better manage your time

Saturday, October 23, 2021

NPR's Life Kit provides some tips and tricks for better time management.

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You can't control time, but you can change your relationship with the clock

Saturday, October 16, 2021

You've only got 4,000 weeks to live — give or take. While that may come as a brutal dose of reality, it's also an opportunity to think about how you're spending that time.

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Life Kit: What we can learn from our jealousy

Sunday, October 10, 2021

NPR's Life Kit has tips for how to reframe jealousy in romantic relationships.

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How understanding jealousy could lead to a better relationship

Saturday, October 09, 2021

Jealousy isn't all bad. When cultivated correctly, it can also be an opportunity to "deepen our awareness of what we want, who we care about and who we are," says research psychologist Joli Hamilton.

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How reading aloud can help you bond with your kids and make them better readers

Friday, October 01, 2021

It's not always easy to convince kids that reading isn't a chore. But reading aloud can help. Here are a few ways to help you find joy — and value — in reading aloud as a family.

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From Housework To Sex, Here's How Relationship Contracts Can Help Couples

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Relationship contracts might not sound romantic, but all relationships are contractual, Writer Mandy Len Catron says this is a tool for couples to express their needs and work together.

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The Key To Flirting? It's Not About You

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Flirting can be scary. What if you get rejected? Reframing that mindset is key to an enjoyable flirting experience, according to experts. Their first tip: Remember that it's not about you.

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Graduating? Here's Life Kit's Best Advice For Taking The Next Step

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Graduating can be scary, especially right now. These Life Kit episodes can help you take the next step.

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Do We Even Know How To Socialize Anymore?

Sunday, April 04, 2021

The pandemic has reshaped social routines. Lots of people are worried about returning to a pre-coronavirus world of water-cooler talk and packed social schedules.

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Emotions, Money, And What It Means To Be 'Financially Whole'

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Money isn't just about numbers. It's about emotions, too. Tiffany 'The Budgetnista' Aliche's new book unpacks the relationships we all have with finances so you can make the most of your cash.

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