Becky Harlan

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10 pieces of well-worn life advice you may need to hear right now

Sunday, February 19, 2023

We asked experts what life advice they keep on steady rotation. Here are 10 tried-and-true tips from therapists, career coaches and writers.


What do you want to accomplish in 2023? This New Year's resolution guide can help

Monday, December 26, 2022

Scroll through Life Kit's expert guides to discover practical and inspiring ways to grow in 2023.


Dear Life Kit: Can I tell my neighbor to put their yappy dogs inside?

Saturday, August 06, 2022

It can be hard to navigate etiquette in the midst of interpersonal conflict. Rachel Wilkerson Miller, editor-in-chief of Self, gives advice in three sticky situations.


Dear Life Kit: I'm ready to move in together. My boyfriend isn't

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Pop musician and reality dating series host Betty Who answers your questions on finding love, keeping love and knowing when to walk away.


Dear Life Kit: My husband secretly racked up our credit card bill. Now what?

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Talking about money with people you love can be difficult. Financial therapist Amanda Clayman answers your tricky (and anonymous) financial questions.


Dear Life Kit: Should I tell my friend they talk too much?

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Sometimes it's easier to bottle up your feelings than to have a difficult conversation with a friend. Celeste Headlee, author of We Need to Talk, answers your questions about conflict with friends.


Dear Life Kit: Is a recital really more important than my wedding?

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Dealing with conflict is hard — it can be even harder with family. We posed your anonymous questions to Natalie Lue, who coaches people to curb their people-pleasing tendencies.


Dear Life Kit: Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman answers your kitchen conundrums

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Deb Perelman, the founder of Smitten Kitchen, answers your anonymous questions on clutter and hosting.


Dear Life Kit: The authors of 'Big Friendship' answer your friendship conundrums

Saturday, April 09, 2022

Making and keeping friends in adulthood is complicated. Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, authors of Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close, answer your anonymous questions on friendship.


Learn to live more sustainably with this podcast playlist

Friday, October 29, 2021

Many of us are anxious about climate change, and that's understandable. While no one person can solve this global issue, there are some things that we, as individuals, can play a role in.


Your questions on office small talk, new commutes and changing careers

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Want to opt out of small talk at work? Wondering how to handle a low GPA on job applications? Life Kit posed your anonymous questions about work and job searching to experts from our show.


Your Questions On Spanking, Siblings and Sleep Training, Answered

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Should I sleep train? What's the best spacing between siblings? What about spanking? Economist Emily Oster answers these anonymous parenting questions with data.


Parenthood Is A Shock To The System. These Tips Can Help You With The Transition

Friday, September 17, 2021

Between chronic lack of sleep, identity shifts and heightened demands on time and resources, parenthood can be a tough transition. Life Kit asked parents to share what helped them through Year 1.


Got A Question Or Need Advice? Ask Life Kit And We'll Get An Expert To Answer

Thursday, July 15, 2021

We've got experts, now we need your questions! Life Kit has a new advice column and we're looking for your questions and stories to share with our experts.


There's A Story Behind Every Baby Name. Here Are Yours

Sunday, May 09, 2021

There are a lot of factors that go into picking the perfect baby name. That's why Life Kit wanted to hear how you chose your child's name. Here are your stories.


Avocado Going Bad? Put It In Chocolate Mousse

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

If you've got an avocado that's about to go bad, you can use it to make this simple, healthy chocolate mousse recipe.


VIDEO: Is Recycling Worth It Anymore? People On The Front Lines Say Maybe Not

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

As America continues to lead the world in per capita waste production, it's becoming more and more clear that everybody — from manufacturers to consumers — "over-believes" in recycling.


8 Life Kit Episodes For Spring Cleaning Your Home (And Life)

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Ah, spring. Time to declutter and deep clean. Life Kit has episodes to help — from your kitchen to your closet all the way to your photo albums.


An Easy Cold Brew Recipe You Can Make At Home

Friday, July 31, 2020

Missing your regular cup of cold brew? We get it — it's hot outside, and maybe you're avoiding unnecessary outings. Life Kit walks you through a super simple cold brew recipe you can make at home.


#Quaranzine Round-Up: A Look At Pandemic Life Through The Pages Of Your Mini-Zines

Saturday, July 18, 2020

A few months ago, Life Kit shared instructions on how to make a #quaranzine — a mini-zine documenting life during the pandemic. You followed those instructions — these are some of our favorites!