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Dog Days of Happiness


Dogs are the ultimate happiness gurus. Learn how to be as carefree as your four-legged friends.
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7 Ways to Recharge This Mother’s Day


This Mother's Day, take some time for yourself to relax and recharge.
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5 Essential Factors for Raising Resilient Kids


When kids are raised with a healthy dose of positive and motivational experiences, they're more likely to grow into happy, resilient adults.
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Know When to Intervene With Your Teen


Four steps to assess when to intervene with your teenager's life or let them make their own mistakes.
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How Romantic Are You? [Quiz]


When it comes to romance, are you a dreamer with a heart of mush or a cold, hard realist?
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6 Relationship Resolutions for Valentines Day


Just in time for Valentine's Day--make lasting improvements to your love life with these six expert relationship resolutions.
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Valentine's Day Ultimate Gift Guide


Looking for Valentine's Day gifts for your sweetie? We've got you covered—with quirky, cool and romantic treats for every taste.
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Mixing It Up at Detroit's Eastern Market


At Detroit's Eastern Market—the largest open-air public market in the country—people as diverse as the produce have converged for 125 years to shop,...
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9 Tips for Low-Stress Holiday Entertaining


Don't let stress dampen your holiday fun. Use these helpful tips to make entertaining easy this year.
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Gretchen Rubin's Strategies for the Holidays


Author and happiness expert Gretchen Ruben explains how to avoid the holiday mishaps that can can distract us from joyfully engaging with our loved...