How to Start an Art Collection

Pro tips for beginners—or anyone looking to add more personality to their home.

Starting an art collection — or even just purchasing a few special items for your home — can seem intimidating. Perhaps the most important thing to remember is that there are no real rules. Unless you’re in the art market to make money, it’s really about choosing what speaks to you and what you’ll enjoy […]

Spilling the Tea on Coffee

Americans are the world's top coffee consumers. While our love of coffee is clear, health experts say we’re trending towards alt coffee: caffeine-free alternatives that provide the buzz without the caffeine.

Like most Americans, I really love the taste of coffee. My stomach just can’t tolerate it. It also makes me hyper, unfocused, sweat, and it impacts my sleep DAYS after I slurp down a strong cup. While I may savor the initial flavor and ritual, I always pay for it later. So I’m constantly on […]

Get off the Busy Train with 10 Easy Practices

Do you dream of fewer distractions, fewer decisions, and more free time? Here are ten tips for a life less busy.

How are you? Busy? Unfortunately, the phrase “I’m so busy” has become a mantra for the modern age. We seem to have bought into the idea that we need to fill our days and our homes until our heads and closets are ready to explode. We speak of a simpler life with fewer distractions and […]

Happy Together Starts with Happy Apart

5 ways to remain independent while strengthening your relationship.

The last date I went on before I met my husband was hilariously awful. Despite it, I remember laughing to myself while I waited for the train home. It had dawned on me that this was the first time I didn’t feel bad about a guy not liking me. I had been myself, and if […]

Fear is Not Your Enemy

How embracing fear as a friend—not a hindrance—can help you reach your fullest potential.

At least once in your life, I’ll bet you’ve made a decision out of fear—whether it was a fear of being different, of being alone, of failure—or even of success. I know I have. I’ve taken the less risky job, stayed with the boyfriend who was no longer compatible, moved to the familiar city, shelved […]

Daily Meditation

Start even if you don’t know how.

Wendy Tremayne

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