Author: Beth Skwarecki

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Alcohol isn't exactly a health food, but it can be hard to pass up a drink (or two) even when you're trying to eat well.... [Read More]
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It's time to run (or walk, or otherwise locomote under your own power) one whole mile. Then take a break. And if you still have... [Read More]
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Probiotics are beloved by many health-conscious folks. They fit that sweet spot between natural (always good, right?) and medical (must have health benefits). I get... [Read More]
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Sunscreen isn't just for preventing sunburns. The sun's rays are responsible for much of the wrinkling, thickening, and brownish spots that show up over time,... [Read More]
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If the phrase "lift with your legs" never made any sense to you, you're not alone. Trying to follow this advice can feel awkward, unnatural,... [Read More]
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Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we're going behind the scenes at Lifehacker. I'm Beth... [Read More]
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a new policy statement about how to support children and teens who identify as transgender or who fall... [Read More]
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The President has the authority to send unblockable text messages to nearly every cell phone in the US, and a test of this system is... [Read More]
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Rituals can help us feel more in control of our lives, and more comfortable in situations that would otherwise bother us. One group of researchers... [Read More]
Tags: Rituals - Eat - Try
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With its latest redesign, Google Fit no longer makes a big deal about your steps for the day (although the number is still there, in... [Read More]
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The new $399-and-up Apple Watch will be able to measure the electrical activity of your heart, its groundbreaking ECG or EKG feature. (Both acronyms stand... [Read More]
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It's surprisingly easy to get stuck in a rut. Choose the same path two or three times when you start a running or walking habit,... [Read More]
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A hurricane's category only tells you about its wind speed, but much of its devastation comes from flooding. With Hurricane Florence, some areas could see... [Read More]
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In a power outage, a 9 volt battery can give your phone enough juice to make a call or send a few texts. You may... [Read More]
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Airbnb is asking hosts to open up their homes for free to people who are evacuating from Hurricane Florence, and to relief workers who have... [Read More]
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Forget the milk and eggs: If your power goes out, the last thing you want is a fridge full of perishables. Instead, here's what to... [Read More]
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Colleges and universities often offer mental health counseling as a free service, but school counselors aren't always required to keep your information private. Here are... [Read More]
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A crisis is, often, an impossible situation. You have to make immediate decisions without enough information. You need to keep people safe, but you don't... [Read More]
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I grew up a sedentary nerd, resenting gym class and failing miserably at the few sports I tried. But in my twenties I found some... [Read More]
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When you're depressed, any little thing—from filling a prescription to making yourself a sandwich—can seem impossible. Writer Molly Backes recently tweeted about what she calls... [Read More]
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