When Family Members Care for Aging Parents

I hadn’t realized how quickly my father’s mind was fading until one morning a few years ago when he asked me why he was taking only six medications per day. “What will I take on the seventh day?” he wanted to know. My mother, who had been given a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, had been…

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Adolescence: How to Help Teenagers Embrace Stress

Happily, studies also find that it’s not hard to convert people to the stress-is-enhancing perspective. To do this in my own work with adolescents, I liken the demands of school to a strength-training program. Everyone understands that lifting weights to the point of discomfort is the only way to build muscle; the process of developing…

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Critical Shopper: At Round Two, There’s Always a Buyer

Advertisement Critical Shopper The racks at this resale outlet on the Lower East Side are packed with Supreme, Palace, BAPE and Off-White. The sneaker wall is crowded. Image You may have to wait outside Round Two for a bit before being let in. CreditCreditStefania Curto for The New York Times Sept. 19, 2018 The resale…

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Lizzo Doesn’t Care What You Think About Her Body

Advertisement “I made a commitment to feel-good music,” the artist said before a show at MoMA PS1. “I had to show my belly a lot of attention, a lot of love.” Image The hip-hop artist Lizzo writes music that is as much about building yourself up as it is about accepting who you are.CreditCreditAmy Lombard…

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Los Angeles Will Ban the Sale of Fur

Advertisement The City Council voted on Tuesday for a fur-free future. Image Protesters with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) attended a news conference where it was announced that Los Angeles would ban the sale of fur products.CreditCreditRichard Vogel/Associated Press Sept. 18, 2018 Los Angeles is on track to become the largest city…

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I Guess I Dress Like Little Bo Peep Now

It all started with a serial killer. A fictional one, mind you. Killing Eve‘s Villanelle, played by Jodie Comer, is as enamored of luxury goods as she is swift to murder; from fancy throws to top-shelf champagne, her creature comforts are more mammoth than mini. Even in a show full of ingenious and high-stakes kills,…

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T’s Best Photos From London Fashion Week

Advertisement Highlights from the spring 2019 shows, including Riccardo Tisci’s Burberry debut. Sept. 18, 2018 There was a palpable charge in the air at London Fashion Week, where the shows paid homage to both tradition and feverish self-expression. The models for Erdem looked like exuberant mourners, in their black veils and high-necked dresses of all…

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Salt Bae Serves Meat to Maduro, to Rubio’s Disgust

Video footage released Monday showed a performance like the one that launched Nusret Gokce to stardom. But within a matter of hours, Mr. Gokce, a celebrity chef better known as Salt Bae, had deleted the footage after Senator Marco Rubio denounced him on Twitter. The three Instagram videos, preserved by The Miami Herald, show Mr.…

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ELLE Editorial: Diamonds in the Rough

How to keep precious stones from feeling too, well, precious? Tone down megawatt gems with a tousled mane, barely-there makeup, and the most minimal of fashion. White gold, onyx, and multicolor diamond necklace, Cartier, available by appointment only, 800-Cartier. Cotton hood, Unravel, $288. Sheer wool tank, T by Alexander Wang, $195 Tom Schirmacher Advertisement —…

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