What's with the for-profit donation bins in parking lots?
Back before the new year, I purged a couple of bags of gym clothes that had seen much, much better days. I dumped them into one of the donation bins at Cotswold Shopping Center because it was convenient and I was stressed and just wanted to get everything out of my car. But I’m wondering if I should
Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
how often should you clean the septic tank?
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Tamron Hall: Why my fight against domestic abuse is personal
As part of TODAY’s Shine a Light series , a campaign to support worthy causes throughout the year, Tamron Hall has committed to help end domestic abuse. Her goal is to create a PSA to air in schools and camps that addresses emotionally and physically abusive relationships among teenagers. If you would like to help Tamron with this effort, visit her fundraising page at Crowdrise.com/Tamron.Appro
5 Simple Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Often overlooked, those bean-like internal organs. What can you do to keep them healthy?
Have you seen anyone with a semicolon tattoo? Here's what it's about.
Habits That Make You Look Old
As we age, we change how we move. Our mobility is the strongest indicator of our real age. A
What Small Habit Seriously Changed Your Life This Year?
Tell us the habits that improved your home, health, and happiness.
The 10 Biggest Energy Wasting Habits at Home
Without paying much attention, we use a lot of energy each day — from charging electronics to watching TV. In fact, in 2014, the average U.S. residential household consumed 10,982 kWh of electricity and spent around $2,200 annually on utility bills. Luckily, households can lower this amount up to 25 percent by being more proactive with energy conservation tips. The following are 10 of the biggest energy-wasting oversights people make at home and how to adjust to more eco-friendly practices.
How Many of These Weird Habits Do You Have?
Top Worker Habits that Lead to Success
It is a good practice to observe how efficient and profitable you are at work. In every project that you have to accomplish, it is essential to be familiar with the areas you are struggling with to find ways to go about them. If you have the right attit
How Can My Family Build Healthier Habits?
As we enter Family Wellness Month, it is a great reminder that now is a good time to refocus our goals on our family’s health as a whole. Especially with summer just around the corner, no one wants to have a family member stuck at home and sick when there’s fun to be had. That’s …
10 Proven Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs
Want to be a successful entrepreneur? Here are ten habits that billionaires, high profile investors and high growth startup founders have in common.
How to Break a Bad Habit, According to Science
If you’ve ever struggled to break a bad habit (and who hasn’t!), this self-talk method can increase your chances of success by up to eight times.
Tips for maintaining healthy eating habits
In 2015, the ADA conducted a Member Health and Wellness Survey that polled 2,122 dentists, spouses, and family members, according to the ADA Center for Professional Success. The survey revealed tha…
How our home delivery habit reshaped the world
The long read: The great trick of online retail has been to get us to shop more and think less about how our purchases reach our homes
Study: why we're supermarket creatures of habit
Why do we keep buying the same brands at the supermarket? Scientists explain.
10 Habits That Improve Mental Health
More people than ever struggle with mental illnesses, and many feel there's no hope for treatment. However, here are 10 ways to improve your mental health...
5 Surprising Habits that Could Damage Your Teeth
Common daily habits can damage your teeth. Many of us engage in behaviors that could increase the risk for dental injury and disease. If you chew on ice cubes or grind your teeth, you could be unknowingly weakening your teeth. Since our teeth cannot self-heal, broken and diseased teeth must be repaired with restorations and/or endodontic therapy. Our dentist offers an array of general and restorative…
This Is How To Kill Bad Habits With Mindfulness
We all have bad habits. Scientific research shows that mindfulness may be the best way to beat them. Here's what you need to know...