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Dear Life Kit: My 10-year-old bullies my 8-year-old. How do I make it stop?

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I revamped my personal brand using this 5-step process. Here's how it went.

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7 tiny hacks that can improve your to-do list

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Writer Aubrey Gordon wants to change the way people think and talk about fatness, including how the word "fat" is used. Beth Olson/Beacon Press hide caption

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Anti-fatness keeps fat people on the margins, says Aubrey Gordon

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5 New Year's resolutions to reduce your carbon footprint

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Dear Life Kit: I'm tired of my boyfriend's lack of ambition — and his gaming habit

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There are steps you can take to reduce food waste while prepping, shopping and cooking. Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Food waste is a big problem. These small changes can help

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Don't 'get' art? You might be looking at it wrong

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The decluttering philosophy that can help you keep your home organized

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How to be a better movie watcher, according to film critics (plus a handy brochure!)

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Reach out and listen: How to help someone at risk of suicide

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My in-laws nitpick at me and my partner's life choices. How can we get along?

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Dear Life Kit: We bought a dog instead of rescuing one. It cost me a friend

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When to let go of old family traditions — and create new ones

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Marina Heintze creates artwork to pay tribute to the family members she lost during the Holocaust. This piece is titled "Nana Rocks." Courtesy of Marina Heintze hide caption

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8 listeners share the powerful ways they keep in touch with their ancestors

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Dear Life Kit: My folks guilt-trip me into spending the holidays with them

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NPR Life Kit listeners share photos from their best theme parties. Left: a vision board for a "Vampire Nights"-themed party; middle: An '80s-themed ski party; right: An Olympics watch party. Photos courtesy of L to R: Gabby Kanu; Arik Colbath; Tom Czech and Elizabeth Novak hide caption

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Everyone hates a boring party. Here's how to kick things up a notch

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