Tips for Taking a Timeout in a Relationship & Making it Work

Sometimes the last chance to keep a relationship alive is to separate for a while. A timeout can, of course, end with a final break or move you to the next level of trust and understanding. It depends on how the partners negotiate the terms of this timeout. Here are the basic rules of a…

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The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter

Do you have a clutter problem? If you have to move things around in order to accomplish a task in your home or at your office or you feel overwhelmed by all your “things,” it’s a strong signal that clutter has prevailed. And it might be stressing you out more than you realize. “Clutter is…

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Q & A: Ian Schrager Is Still Creating Buzz

Ian Schrager knows a thing or two about creating spaces that people clamor to get into, starting with Studio 54, which was the of-the-moment New York hot spot in the 1970s (and the subject of a recent documentary). But in the 1980s, after a conviction on felony tax evasion charges, for which he was later…

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You asked: To Go Bare Down There?

I’ve heard a number of conflicting things on this topic; is removing or waxing all pubic hair entirely from the vagina healthy, unhealthy, or something in between? — Marie Short take Removing pubic hair is a cosmetic choice that may have health consequences for some women. Tell me more Before we get started we need…

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Eat: I Ate Mall Pizza and Fell in Love With America

The room my brother and I shared when we first moved to the United States was small and dark, with an off-putting smell that emanated from a noisy air-conditioner. It wasn’t ideal, but we’d lived in small spaces before. Atlanta was something else — hot and humid, coursing with wide highways that neither one of…

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Keep Calm, but Don’t Carry On

The guy with the alligator in his pants never made it to Instagram and neither did the man with Ziploc bags of vodka taped to his thighs. But the supermarket-grade meat slicer someone tried to pack in a carry-on did make a social media appearance (and quickly garnered over 4,100 likes). Though it may not…

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Four Simple Words to Help You Live Well

During nearly 20 years writing about health, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of top medical experts about how to live well. What I’ve learned from all of them can be summed up in four simple words. Move. Nourish. Refresh. Connect. The science is clear. If you move your body a little each…

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Medical News Today: Does Hydroxycut work for weight loss?

In an effort to lose excess weight, many people look toward supplements for a quick and easy fix. Weight loss supplements, including Hydroxycut, often claim they will produce dramatic results in a short amount of time. However, as with any weight loss supplement, a person should question whether or not it works. In this article,…

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Picking Up Steam Now: The Bath

Image Julia Roberts enjoying a bath in the 1990 film “Pretty Woman.”CreditTouchstone Pictures, via Everett Collection Call her old-fashioned. “I still write with a fountain pen,” said Katy Klassman, who with her mother owns and runs a fashion boutique in Washington, D.C. “I love to go to bed early with a paper book.” Ms. Klassman…

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