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4 Mind Tricks to Try When Anxiety Strikes

Farsh Askari | Posted 02.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Farsh Askari

When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.

Faithful Shopper: Fine Furnishings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the holidays coming, now is the time to spruce up your home for the inevitable dinners, parties and houseguests that are sure to show up on your ...

How to Get Through Holiday Shopping, Untouched

Chris Peak | Posted 02.17.2014 | Comedy
Chris Peak

During the holidays especially, when our physical buffer zone goes from 10 feet to 10 inches, what level of social touching, bumping into, or -- I don't know -- grazing should you deal with without having to say, What the f*ck, man? Here some guidelines.

WATCH: Crate & Barrel Teams Up With Hot Designer

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

September is going to be a great month for Crate & Barrel fans as the company has announced a partnership with legendary designer Paola Navone. As ...

6 Incredibly Smart Cleaning Tips | Posted 07.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

Like breakfast in bed or a first class-ticket, a clean house is the ultimate luxury. While it requires a bit more effort than other indulgences, it's ...

LOOK: Gay Couple Featured In Crate & Barrel's Latest Catalog

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gay men love Crate & Barrel -- and, evidently, romantic pasta dinners, too. A same-sex couple are featured prominently in the latest edition of th...

Crate & Barrel Is Upping Its Pinterest Game

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.21.2012 | HuffPost Home

And it's not the only one.

What’s Offensive About This Wallet?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2012 | HuffPost Home

This coin purse has a lot of people upset.

The Faithful Shopper: Fun Furnishings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether you're looking for just a few new goblets or linens, or you're planning a major room overhaul, here are some home furnishings and housewares stores to plan your next big to-do.

Pearls of Wisdom for Chelsea on Her Big Day

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

No one is more surprised than me that an invitation to Chelsea Clinton's wedding has yet to appear in my mailbox. Actually, no one is surprised but me. Nevertheless, I'm still surprised.

What You Need to Throw a Party (Some of Lulu's Favorite Things)

Lulu Powers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lulu Powers

During my recent Today Show segment on how to throw a Party in a Pinch, I shared some of my all-time favorite entertaining essentials.

A Guide to Wing Chairs

Lauren and Suzanne McGrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren and Suzanne McGrath

When I was growing up, my parents always had a pair of traditional wing chairs on either side of the fireplace.

CB2 Moving Headquarters To Near West Side Loft

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb and Alby Gallun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Housewares retailer Crate & Barrel Inc. has agreed to lease most of a vintage loft building on the Near West Side, where the retailer will move its ne...

Crate & Barrel Looking To Dubai Expansion

Chicago Tribune | SANDRA M. JONES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Crate & Barrel is looking to expand overseas, and its first stop will be Dubai, the shopping mecca of the Middle East. Real estate developers and bus...