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Tools To Help You Get It Together
Simone Martin-Newberry for NPR

Raising kids is hard work. The way we think about it can shift how we value mothering

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How paying attention can help you appreciate what's right in front of you

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Florist Alexander Campbell shares tips to help you level up your supermarket bouquet. We followed his advice to create this arrangement from grocery store flowers. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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How to arrange supermarket flowers like a pro

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6 tips to help you get the most out of your health insurance plan

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Wedding season is here. This acronym will help you give the perfect toast

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Kristen Uroda for NPR

How to tell a captivating story — from a wedding toast to a job interview

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Olivia Fields for NPR

Hybrid work is here. These tips can help you and your team thrive

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Franziska Barczyk for NPR

Sharing what you see outside could help research. Here's how to do that in 3 steps

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Here are 5 ways to live more sustainably on Earth Day

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Researchers say there's growing evidence that nature has a powerful effect on us, improving both our physical and psychological health. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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There's no one way to enjoy nature. How to find what works for you and get outside

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Masking is a common coping mechanism employed by autistic people in an attempt to fit into a neurotypical society. Examples of masking include forcing oneself to smile at the "appropriate" times, looking between someone's eyebrows instead of making uncomfortable eye contact, and suppressing stims like hand flapping, even though they're comforting. Megan Rhiannon for NPR hide caption

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How "unmasking" leads to freedom for autistic and other neurodivergent people

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Wondering what to wear? This visual guide will help you cultivate your personal style

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A cedar waxwing, photographed through binoculars. Audrey Nguyen/NPR hide caption

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North American birds are in decline. Here are 8 simple ways you can help

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How to tackle workplace conflict head-on

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Ana Galvañ for NPR

How to have real fun — even when life's got you down

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You don't need a ton of gear to get started biking regularly. It's an activity that gives you a sense of freedom at any age. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Heading back to work? Biking is a great way to get there

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A dopamine hit brings about pleasure and is then quickly followed by pain, or a come-down, in order to keep us motivated, says psychiatrist Dr. Anna Lembke. Meredith Miotke for NPR hide caption

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Korean food is "more vegetable-heavy than people realize, especially at home," says Eric Kim in his book Korean American: Food That Tastes Like Home. Kim's book features recipes like Grilled Trumpet Mushrooms with Ssamjang. All photos reprinted from Korean American. Copyright © 2022 Eric Kim. Photographs copyright ©2022 Jenny Huang. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House. hide caption

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How to start cooking Korean American food

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