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What You Should Know About Fall Daylight Saving Time

Why was Daylight Saving Time created? Myths explained, and tips to bounce back from the time change faster. In fall months, even though falling back means we gain an extra hour of sleep, “we are on the cusp of cold and dark winter days, which do

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What You Should Know About Fall Daylight Saving Time

Why was Daylight Saving Time created? Myths explained, and tips to bounce back from the time change faster. In fall months, even though falling back means we gain an extra hour of sleep, “we are on the cusp of cold and dark winter days, which don’t offer the same kind of accessibility and willingness for…

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6 Self-Care Methods to Boost Mental and Physical Health

Therapist Erica Reed sometimes renders clients speechless with one simple question: What do you need right now? “A lot of times, the clients who come to me don’t recognize they have needs and that those needs are important,” says Reed, a licensed clinical social worker and adjunct professor at Bowie State University in Maryland. “When…

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The Unlikely Marathoner [Insider Story]

Hi, Tyler! So you say you don’t look like a runner, but you’ve done three marathons. Tell us about that. I used to consider myself fairly athletic. I played football, basketball, and baseball through high school and was pretty athletic in college. And then kids got in the way—I put on weight and got the…

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Healthy Slow Cooker Dip Recipe for Game Day

Sunday-afternoon NFL on the screen means the perfect excuse to invite friends over. You’ll probably want to feed them, though, and there’s no shortage of cheese-filled, deep-fried, bacon-wrapped football snack recipe. But what if you want something healthier? Slow cooker dip is sure to satisfy If you want something simple, try a slow cooker dip….

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A Hobbyist Goes Big (Insider Story)

Hi, David! Tell Us About What You Build and How You Got Into Woodworking. I basically grew up in my grandfather’s garage. He was a woodworker and I was always finding some way to tinker with wood, and that started to become more of a hobby as I got older. Recently, it’s taken to building…

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Tailgate & Entertain in Style

Invitations Set the Mood To set the perfect tone for your party, lifestyle blogger Sherrie Fabrizi Allbritten suggests using an online invitation service such as Evite to customize your invitations with a football theme. You can also create a Facebook Event or Facebook Group to send out invitations, collect RSVPs, and get everyone in the…

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Creating the Perfect Morning Routine for You

Each morning, Jodi Helmer and her husband drink tea, review their social media, and cuddle with their dogs in their Charlotte home. Helmer, 43, is the author of “Growing your Own Tea Garden: The Guide to Growing and Harvesting Flavorful Teas in your Backyard,” also writes in her journal and plans her day. Not everyone…

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Connoisseur Couple Knows Bourbon, Travel & Sleep (Insider Story)

What is Your Bedtime Routine? How Do You Unwind at the End of the Day? We typically don’t watch television at bedtime. Lights stay on for a little while. We’re very much an automated home, and when we tell the lights to go off, the lights go off. We usually go to bed at the…

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Emmy-Nominated Reporter Shares Tips to Help Kids Sleep

Tracy Wolfson is an-Emmy nominated reporter for CBS Sports, where she is the lead reporter for the NFL on CBS for NCAA Men’s Basketball. She’s also one of the hosts of the groundbreaking all-women’s sports show “We Need to Talk,” which airs on the CBS Sports Network, and a mom to three boys, ages 8,…

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How to Be a Smart Minimalist

These days minimalism is on trend — people are downsizing houses, tossing out clothes, and composting. But building a simple life can take a ton of work, especially for busy families with working parents. Some think minimalism is about budgeting and owning as little as possible, but that misses the core of the philosophy. “Minimalism…

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Is Sleeping With the Window Open Better for Your Health?

For Rachel Hassard, fall is one of her favorite seasons. But even more than football games and hot apple ciders, Hassard, 34, looks forward to fall so she can indulge in one of her favorite comforts — sleeping with the window open. “My apartment gets so hot, so I love having a cool breeze come…

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