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3 Holiday Hints for Teaching Generosity

Richard Greenberg | Posted 12.16.2016 | Impact
Richard Greenberg

For many children, this time of year is about getting gifts far more than giving them. This is completely understandable, as these holidays are for many parents an opportunity to show children that we love them and we want them to be happy. But it's also important to teach our kids that giving presents can be as gratifying as getting them.

The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door Is the Most Important Part of Your Home

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.26.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sophie Keller

When I'm asked to redesign and feng shui someone's home the first thing I do is to look at is where their front door is. Is it facing the street? Is it to the side? Is it 'round the back?

12 Tips for a Happier Home, Adapted From Nursery School

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

It's such a cliche to say that "I learned everything I need to know in kindergarten," but I find that sometimes the most basic ideas are quite effective.

5 New Uses For Potatoes

Chris Barnes | Posted 12.04.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

If you have some new uses, please spuds about it!

7 Ways to Be Happier at Home

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Here's another list of ways to be happier at home -- or, at least, that have made me happier at home. One of these items is important enough to be listed in both places. Can you guess which one?

What's the Most Popular Resolution for Happiness?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

When people tell me they've done their own happiness projects, I always ask, "What resolutions did you try? What worked for you?" One answer comes up more than any other.

9 Quick Tips For Keeping Your Home Serene And Organized

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've been spending a lot of time thinking about how to be happier at home. Here are a few very simple suggestions. These aren't the most profound, but they're steps you can take fairly quickly.