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What to Do This Weekend

Welcome. It’s peak season for indoor cats, for tea-sippers and soup-stirrers and, most crucially, for binge-watchers. After a couple of relatively lean years on the streaming circuit, it feels, finally, like a moment of abundance. We’re awash in stuff to watch, old and new. “Ozark” returns for its fourth season on Friday, after almost two […]

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How I Cut My Family’s Cable and Streaming Bill by $170

Next came deciding what streaming services to keep. Mr. Willcox suggests making a list of the shows you and your family want to watch and then matching them with the appropriate streaming service. Set a limit on what you want to spend. “It’s a lot more work than it used to be,” he said. To […]

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Stress Snacking? Answers to Your Questions About Mindful Eating

2. See your emotions as something that are part of being alive, and part of being human. Instead of wishing they would change or go away, embrace them. In this way, you can adopt the attitude that these emotions can coexist with you, rather than being dependent on eating to make them go away. 3. […]

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How Anxiety Can Benefit Us

Here’s why. The right amount of anxiety can improve performance. Anxiety is an uncomfortable emotion, often fueled by uncertainty. It can create intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear, not just about stressful events but also about everyday situations. There are usually physical symptoms too, like fast heart rate, muscle tension, rapid breathing, sweating and […]

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What Have You Dreamed About Lately?

Welcome. I keep forgetting how I know things. With so much of life transpiring through screens — Zoom calls, group texts, long articles saved to read later, Netflix series half-paid-attention-to while scrolling through Instagram — I’ll find myself recalling a fact or a story, unable to identify the source of the information. Did this dimly […]

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Beverages With Benefits: Do They Really Work? OR Are Beauty Drinks Too Good to Be True?

Kin is part of a flourishing “functional beverage” category, often branded with gradient, pastel colors, 1970s nostalgia logos and no alcohol. Poppi, Ruby, Superfrau, Dune Glow Remedy, Droplet, Brighter, Evexia Kafe, Sunwink and De Soi, co-founded by Katy Perry, assert that their seltzers, juices and tonics can heal you from the inside out with prebiotics, […]

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How to Stay Motivated When the Last Thing You Want to Do Is Exercise

Make exercise a priority. “The number-one reason people give for not exercising is time,” Dr. Heinrich said, and the only reliable way to find the time is to prioritize it. “You have to make a decision to put exercise into your day, it’s not just magically going to happen.” Ms. Johnston used to try and […]

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How Does Getting a Breakthrough Covid Case Affect My Immunity?

Experts also caution against trying to get infected on purpose as a way to gain hybrid immunity. “I really worry that people will intentionally get infected so they can get to this ‘new normal’,” said Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist at Bellevue Hospital Center. The virus is unpredictable, and even young people can […]

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A Guide to Quitting Your Job

Dependent care accounts are different: Employees can be reimbursed only for expenses up to the amount that has been deducted from their paychecks. Health savings accounts, which are typically used in conjunction with high-deductible health plans, aren’t use-it-or-lose-it. That money is yours to keep even if you don’t spend it; the account isn’t tied to […]

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Why Your Brain Short-Circuits When a Kid Cries

That makes sense, because babies need adult attention to get their basic needs met, and ultimately to survive. Even though my children are ages 7 and 4, the part of my brain that’s aroused in 100 milliseconds wants to protect them. “That’s still your reproductive success,” that’s on the line, said James Rilling, Ph.D., a […]

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