Life

Common Threads

Lean Into Those Last-Minute Life Changes

On those days when nothing goes as planned, you can be powerful...or you can puddle. How to power through it.

Exercise & Fitness

Comeback Lessons From An Olympic Champion

Professional athletes possess an almost super-human ability to focus under pressure…maintain discipline…master their fears…and bounce back from setbacks. But even…

Family

Help Your Adult Children Through Tough Times

If it hasn’t happened to you, then it’s probably happened to a friend—an adult child either fails to launch or…

Personal Care

The Right Toothpaste for You

There are plenty of toothpastes on store shelves, each boasting ­dental-care benefits and listing unpronounceable ingredients. But which claims should…

Consumer Technology

Your Car Is Spying on You

Your car knows a lot about you—everything from where the car goes and when to performance figures such as how…

Hobbies

How to Have a Beautiful Garden and a Happy Dog

Is having a dog and having a beautiful garden at the same time impossible? It doesn’t have to be. Bottom…

Consumer Technology

Don’t Let Smartphone Snafus Ruin Your Vacation

If your smartphone is lost, broken or stolen while you’re traveling abroad, you will be out far more than the…

Exercise & Fitness

Your Pelvic Floor: Why You Need to Keep It Strong

A well-functioning pelvic floor is important for both men and women for a number of reasons, all of which are…

Appearance

No More Sidewalk Chaos

My husband and I love wandering around our lovely New England towns, especially in the summer and fall. We spent…

Money Savers

Medical Malpractice: How to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones

Injury or infection caused by medical treatment is one of the leading causes of death in the US. In fact,…

Travel

These Natural Wonders Are Worth Traveling to See

Travelers always dream of visiting legendary landmarks and wandering through storied ­museums. But sometimes Mother Nature puts on the most…

Emotional Health

The Science of Grief

If you’ve endured the loss of a loved one, you don’t need anyone to explain what grief feels like. But…

Food

Rosés Are Back in Stores

There’s good news for rosé ­drinkers as the 2022 pink wine season gets underway. The Trump wine tariff, which cut…

Automotive

Is Ethanol Safe for Your Car’s Engine?

Ethanol is a “mixed” blessing. Adding this fuel, which is typically made from corn, to gasoline can help lower the…

Home

Lock Up Your Home

Twenty years ago, virtually any lock was secure—but these days, anyone can learn how to get past a range of…