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For many of us, Thanksgiving will look different this year.

Every year, we’ve had a big family gathering at my aunt’s house for Thanksgiving. My uncle spends the day in the kitchen, the kids hang out upstairs, and the dog wanders around asking for food and pets. …

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Benefits of Houseplants

When I feel anxious or stressed, I go to the nearest hiking spot and follow the paths through various trees and foliage. It only takes a minute before my breath deepens and my mind clears.

It’s no secret that nature has positive effects on us. Some doctors are even prescribing…

If fresh seafood is your thing, then the Catania Fish Market is your heaven on earth.

Seafood is an important part of Sicilian cuisine, as you might expect from a Mediterranean island. The fish market in Catania is one of Italy’s largest and dates back to the early 19th century…

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Sciatica sucks.

Maybe you have a herniated disc. Perhaps it’s spinal stenosis. Whatever the source of your nerve pain is, it can be a real problem that interferes with your daily life. …

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Few destinations in the world offer a better mix of culture, excitement, relaxation, and value than Thailand. Whether you’re an adventurer, a spa seeker, or anything in between, you’re likely to find your perfect oasis somewhere in this beautiful country. …

Updated: February 2021

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Journaling is the act of recording your thoughts and feelings. You can do it through words, images, videos, symbols, or whatever works for you. There are no rules, although it’s best to journal daily to get the most benefit.

Journaling is a healthy way to manage stress

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According to a 2019 poll, 45% of Americans believe in ghosts and other supernatural entities. 36% of Americans have actually had a paranormal experience. If you’re dying to have one of these experiences yourself, you’re in luck. There are thousands of places you can go!

Whether you’re looking to check…

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I was never an athletic person, but I started working out a lot after college. In 2016, I was doing squats when I noticed some pinching pain in my right buttock. It was minor, so I ignored it and continued working out. Six months later, I realized that might have…

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In September 2019, my boyfriend Andrew and I spent 3 days in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Months earlier, we planned to see one of his favorite bands in Boston. I had to cancel, so he went with a friend instead and had an amazing time. He insisted we find a way to…

Woman in red knit sweater sitting on bed sipping out of a mug
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I’ll be honest. I don’t like to work.

Given the choice between attending a meeting with my boss and sleeping until noon, I would pick the latter every time.

So when the self-care craze began a few years ago, I was thrilled. I kept seeing posts and articles about how…

Kaylyn Yee

Writer, travel enthusiast, and human being (not in that order). I help people succeed with engaging, relatable articles about travel and wellness.

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