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Why a 'Lagom-Style Vacation' May Be Your Best Trip Yet

This Scandinavian concept brings hygge on the road.


These 8 daily habits could add up to 24 years to your life, new study says: 'Even adding only one' may lead to 4 extra years

The research found that practicing eight healthy habits at age 40 was associated with an additional 24 years of life for men and 21 years for women.


‘Financially impossible’: Forget having a midlife crisis. Why this rite of passage is now out of reach for many Americans

Another part of the American Dream is dying.


Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home in Nashville Is the Epitome of Style

It was commissioned and designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice!


67-year-old American 'happily retired' in Mexico: I'm so relieved I did these 3 things in my 20s and 30s

Mexico-based retiree Janet Blaser shares the top things she is glad she did when she was younger.


I left my high-flying fashion career to buy a run-down B&B in France

The dream became a reality for this couple...


A personal trainer at a longevity clinic says you should care about 3 fitness markers if you want to live a long, youthful life

Work out for a longer life by focusing on improving balance, building muscle, and doing specific cardio work, a trainer at a longevity center says.


5 habits to borrow from people who've lived to 100

Blue Zones' Dan Buettner says people who live the longest share these five things in common: plant-based diet, exercise, sleep, sense of purpose and community.


A boomer living on $1,680 Social Security and SNAP struggles to afford food: 'It has kept me very isolated.'

Rita, 68, lives in Pekin, Illinois on $1,680 a month in Social Security. Without savings, she struggles to afford basic necessities.


Experts Say These Are The 5 Worst Foods For Your Cholesterol

Experts say certain foods can impact your cholesterol levels, putting you at risk for adverse events. View Entire Post ›


Gen Z is embracing ‘underconsumptioncore,’ bragging about decor-less apartments and beat-up Stanley cups to save money—and alleviate crushing anxiety

“It just gets so tiring watching people tell me that this is the newest thing that I have to buy,” 27-year-old Adeline Um said.


I Lost 45lbs With 5 Simple New Habits

My body is losing volume. I've gone from a size 18 to a 10 and I'm super happy.


Gluten-free lifestyle: Debunking myths and deciding if the diet is right for you

The years-long rise of a gluten-free lifestyle happened for many reasons. Understand gluten-related disorders, food sources, symptoms, and the pros and cons of a gluten-free diet.


The ‘Work To Live’ Generation: 5 Reasons We Should Adopt Gen Z’s Attitude Toward Work

Work-life balance, mental health support, and a sense of purpose in their jobs are all important to Gen Z -- dubbed the "Work to Live" generation. They aren't all about grinding away all day everyday,...


I Lost 30lbs at 67 by Avoiding American Food

Majority of American food isn't good for anyone, so, I avoid purchasing it.


Alzheimer's Slowed by Intensive Lifestyle Changes

Small trial led by Dean Ornish, MD, shows cognitive improvement


110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she's lived so long

Ruth Onley says her faith and her family have sustained her throughout her long life. She shares the lessons she's learned throughout her life and how she fills her days.


Retirees spend almost all of their income in these 5 areas — how do you compare and where can you save?

81% of their income goes into these five categories.


After years of yo-yo dieting, this realization helped 1 mom lose 100 pounds for good

Yo-yo dieting and menopause weight gain led one mom to prediabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea. She lost 100 pounds by walking, counting calories, bariatric surgery.


I'm an American who's lived in Paris for 15 years. Taking these 5 notes from the French has really improved my life.

As an American living in Paris, my lifestyle has improved in many ways, from how I eat to how I balance work and life. Others should take notes.


Calorie-starving slowed down my metabolism – this is what I did to lose a stone

This time last year I was feeling really depressed about my weight. In the previous 18 months, I’d put on a huge amount, mainly on my stomach, and because I’m short – just over 5’1” –  I looked pregnant. But I was at a total loss about what to do about it; I felt like I ate relatively healthily, opting for low-calorie meals and often avoiding carbs...


Map Shows States Where Most Americans Are Homesteading

Homesteading is a lifestyle choice focusing on self-sufficiency and sustainable living.


This Westchester Home Is Cottagecore Meets Whimsy, Thanks to Thrifted Accents

Fairytale homes are easy to find in storybooks—trickier to find in real life. However, some make it off the page. Case in point? Stephanie Perez O’Boyle’s whimsical Westchester abode. Nestled among the town's lush farming villages, rolling hills, and sparkling rivers, the designer’s condo brims with fantastical details: Floral tableware straight ou...


People Are Sharing Their Favorite Things To Do That Cost Little-To-No Money

Your wallet will thank you later. View Entire Post ›


Leprosy May Be Endemic In Southeastern U.S.—But It’s Still Rare: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

The disease is curable using a multi-drug treatment that includes typically two or three antibiotics taken over the course of a year or two.


6 Fun Baby Boomer Retirement Activities That Are Bolstering the Economy

Baby boomers are the wealthiest generation in America. Despite being only 20% of the population, they own more than 52% of the country's wealth, according to Federal Reserve data. The youngest baby...


18 Ways to Simplify Your Lifestyle and Save Money Now

Not all frugal habits are bad. Some are just plain efficient and logical. But if you weren’t raised to think about your spending frugally, many of these simple habits may be surprising or novel. If you’re looking for a way to curb reckless or extravagant spending, consider trying out a few of these thirty tips to reduce your expenses and free up funds to build your nest egg, emergency fund, or investment accounts.


Living in Sardinia: A Guide to the Ultimate Mediterranean Paradise

Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean, is a gem that promises an extraordinary lifestyle. Nestled between Italy, Spain, and the North African coast, Sardinia offers a blend of enchanting landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. Whether you are considering relocating or simply curious about this beautiful island, this guide will help you understand why living in Sardinia is a dream come true.


I Retired in a Mobile Home: Why It’s the Best Real Estate Decision I Ever Made

When you think about retirement living, what comes to mind? Downsizing to a smaller house? Moving into one of those fancy senior living places? Well, not for Lisa Jackson. The retired engineer had a...


How to beat the big four diseases of ageing

We are living longer than ever before. In 1765, the average lifespan was just 38.8 years, and even by the start of the 1920s, still only 56. Then along came the vaccines: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and tuberculosis. Today, life expectancy in the UK is 78.6 years for males and 82.6 years for females. But longevity comes with a price: that o...


Tour a Dreamy Lake Tahoe Cabin Where Modern Comforts Meet Vintage Style

San Francisco designer Jon de la Cruz doesn’t sacrifice polish for patina in this repeat-client retreat


13 Polite Habits Hairdressers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes trying to do all the right things at the salon can backfire. Here's what to avoid when getting your hair cut or colored. The post 13 Polite Habits Hairdressers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead appeared first on Reader's Digest.


Professionals would rather ‘super commute’ for over 4 hours a day and keep their pandemic-style suburban life than live near the office

Cities are bouncing back and offices are reopening, but workers would rather commute for hours on end on a train (or plane) than give up their newfound life on the outskirts.


15 Ways To Naturally Lower Your Blood Sugar

Medically reviewed by Jamie Johnson, RDN Medically reviewed by Jamie Johnson, RDN Maintaining a healthy blood sugar level can help improve your mood and overall energy levels. In addition, chronically high blood sugar levels can lead to increased health risks like heart disease, vision loss, and kidney disease. Whether you have type 2 diabetes or w...


I've Perfected the Long-Haul Flight Travel Uniform—Here's What I Wear

With 77,000 miles and counting this year alone, I've had a whole lot of time to develop a trusty formula for comfortable airport outfits that still look good.


The secrets to styling sporty-chic this summer

The secrets to styling sporty-chic this summer - A summer of sports means only one thing: athleisure as everyday.


Riviera: Here's How To Pull Off The Trending Coastal Living Room Look

Are you looking to create an elevated living room with a coastal undercurrent? Your luck's in because Riviera coastal is trending. Here's how to pull it off.


I'm a New Yorker who visited Miami for the first time. The neighborhoods, social scene, and affordability surprised me most.

Business Insider's reporter went to Miami and was surprised to find cheaper groceries, friendlier strangers, and more patient drivers than in NYC.


Factors That Contribute to Weight Loss and Weight Gain

Weight loss is about more than counting calories. And the reason for weight gain isn't always as obvious as inactivity or a poor diet. Here are the factors that contribute to your weight loss and weight gain.


Broke Always Seem To Waste Money On These 15 Expenses


Lifestyle changes could prevent nearly half of adult cancer deaths, study finds

A new study from the American Cancer Society has found that 45% of cancer deaths among adults could be prevented by making lifestyle changes such as stopping smoking, improving diet and increasing exercise. Dr. Jon LaPook takes a closer look at the findings.


How to master head-to-toe colour

belowHead-to-toe colour (HTTC) has really taken off this summer. Jane Fonda in damson at the Time Earth Awards Gala and Nana Acheampong, SheerLuxe’s fashion broadcaster and editor, at Ascot in powder blue. Lady Starmer making her entrance into Downing Street in red. Sophie Winkleman and Kaya Scodelario in white at Wimbledon. Maybe it’s because patt...


6 Tips for Aging Alone

A growing number of seniors are facing their golden years alone. Here, experts offer tips and suggestions to make aging alone at home easier and safer.


In a hot L.A. neighborhood full of brown lawns, his DIY native plant garden thrives

He killed his Bermuda grass lawn with cardboard and planted plants better suited for California. Six years later, his DIY yard is thriving.


How Much Alcohol Can You Drink a Week and Still Be Healthy?

Scientists are homing in on how much—or how little—you can consume without raising your risk for health problems.


Shirley Robertson: ‘When you age you should be less concerned about thinness and calories’

Paris Olympics, we will be talking to former Olympian medallists about how they keep fit now – from ageing and retiring to what they eat and how much they exercise. Meet the sixth in our series, Shirley Robertson. Robertson is a sailor and the first British woman to win an Olympic gold medal at consecutive games: Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004. ...


Are DINKs living the new American Dream?

When writer and historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase ‘American Dream’ in his best-selling 1931 book Epic of America, he described it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” Since then, the American Dream…


30 Activities to Avoid After 75: The Golden Years

We all have loved ones that have hit this magical milestone. Or maybe you've reached 75 yourself! 75 and older can be a wonderful chapter to life, but some things no longer make sense to do.


Is Stevie Nicks the ultimate rock chick icon? How the star’s style evolution continues to inspire

Is Stevie Nicks the ultimate rock chick icon? How the star’s style evolution continues to inspire - The Fleetwood Mac frontwoman has been a style muse for over four decades – here’s why.


Help! My teenager is judging my unhealthy lifestyle

As I hit the snooze button after going to bed far too late, I’m aware of the calming sounds of ‘Om’ being chanted in the next room by my 14-year-old before he heads out for a pre-school run. Rolling over, I find myself pondering how long it would take to burn off just one more leftover mince pie. Sometimes it feels like we’re in an episode of Absol...