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Holiday Tips

How To Get Through The Holidays Without Losing Your Mind

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 11.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Gail Gross

When confronted with family, resist the temptation to drink alcohol in order calm your nerves. On the contrary, too much alcohol will reduce your inhibitions and allow you to say and do something you may be sorry for.

Limor Suss Joins Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.30.2015 | MarloThomas

Lifestyle expert Limor Suss joined us just in time for the holiday season to answer all of your shopping and entertaining questions! Limor is truly an...

Home for the Holidays

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

Set your own intentions for becoming more mindful of the internal and external forces that influence your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and in turn -- your health. Identify anything that pulls you away from home. Choose to find your way back.

Tips And Tricks To Holiday Decorating On A Budget, From Limor Suss (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2014 | MarloThomas

For an inexpensive way to decorate your home for a holiday party, lifestyle expert Limor Suss suggests incorporating your food as decoration. If you'r...

How Much To Spend On Holiday Shopping, From Limor Suss (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2014 | MarloThomas

Don't get yourself into debt this holiday season! Lifestyle expert Limor Suss says to be aware of your personal financial situation, and make sure you...

Gift Ideas For His Or Her Parents, From Limor Suss (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2014 | MarloThomas

Having a tough time figuring out what to get for your significant other's parents? Lifestyle expert Limor Suss suggests making a custom gift basket. P...

A Trick To Getting The Best Prices On Gifts, From Limor Suss (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2014 | MarloThomas

Want the best price on holiday gifts this year? Lifestyle expert Limor Suss recommends purchasing gifts on your mobile device. You'll actually get bet...

Fun Holiday Cocktail Ideas, From Limor Suss (VIDEO)

Posted 12.16.2014 | MarloThomas

Looking for a fun cocktail to make for the holidays? When crafting a themed cocktail, lifestyle expert Limor Suss recommends finding an alcohol or jui...

Who To Tip This Holiday -- And How Much To Give

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Who should you tip this holiday? How much you should give? Which tips are the most important if your resources are limited? Check out the video above ...

Holiday Magic--When You're Coping With Separation & Divorce

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 02.10.2015 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Traditions create the magic of holidays. They keep us grounded. Change, on the other hand, often knocks us off our feet. So how do you cope?

Quit Stressing About Holiday Parties

Pam Howard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Howard

With a little thought and planning, you can make this your healthiest and happiest holiday season ever. By enjoying the holidays in a healthy way, you'll feel great about yourself and be able to enter the new year on a high note!

5 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Holiday Season

Laura McHolm | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Laura McHolm

Many Christmas trees are fitted with water containers to keep them fresh. This water could contain fertilizer or become stagnant over time. Prevent your pet from drinking from the tree to avoid potential complications.

7 Holiday Money Tips | Posted 02.04.2015 | Money

Did you just make all your holiday purchases after Thanksgiving? Or do you plan to hand out cash come end of year? Everyone has his or her own strategy for navigating the holiday spending crunch. 

13 Tips To Keep Your Sanity During The Next 30 Days

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.02.2014 | Fifty

Can we all agree that holidays are stressful? The calendar fills up, there are more tugs on our time and wallets, and at the end we find ourselves in...

6 Tips to a Happier Holiday For Moms

Natalie Diaz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Natalie Diaz

Whether you forget to have a tiny screwdriver on hand or you forget to pick up the batteries at the store, make sure you have the miscellaneous odds and ends you need before this holiday gets started.

6 Ways to Avoid a Blue Christmas

Micah J. Murray | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Micah J. Murray

It's the same every year, and if I'm completely honest with myself, I'm disappointed. Christmas isn't going to complete me. It can't. And it doesn't have to. I'm learning that this is okay.

Holiday Trends

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 02.10.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jeanette Pavini

From footwear to breakfast to this year's centerpiece, holiday trends have got you covered from A to Z. Find out how people are celebrating, decorating and feasting. Plus, learn a few simple DIY projects for enjoying these trends in your home and on a budget.

Four Ways to Have Happier Holidays

Valerie Alexander | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

How do you maintain your sanity when your aunt keeps reminding you that the boy you broke up with in high school is now the CEO of the hottest new tech company and his wife looks just like you? Preparation. Know the enemy and be ready.

Home For The Holidays -- With A Gay Twist

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rick Clemons for The best present you've ever given yourself was coming out, so don't let any Scrooge's put a "bah humbug" on you...

How Do You Get Your Guests Dancing at Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

Georgie Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Georgie Smith

Take the time this thanksgiving to inspire your guests to convey their thanks in the most expressive way they can. Make it fun. Make it an occasion your guests will always want to repeat. Spread the joy.

6 Tips For Setting The Perfect Table This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Whether you're among the 63 percent of folks who've already gotten into the holiday spirit or not, there's no denying: Thanksgiving is on the way. You...

Andrea Gargotta: 8 Tips for Painting a New Holiday This Season

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta Leaves are turning . . . sweaters are pulled out of drawers . . . the days are shorter . . . and then there is the AHHH. Christmas...

8 Tips For Staying Healthy And Happy During The Holidays

Leana Wen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leana Wen, M.D.

Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's -- these are supposed to be times of celebration, togetherness, and happiness. Yet, they can bring challenges to our physical and emotional health. Here are eight tips for staying healthy and happy during this season of joy.

Top 12 Holiday Don'ts For Divorcees

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 02.17.2013 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

For lonely single people -- those not in a couple yet, or those newly out of a relationship or marriage -- the emphasis on pairing up and being part of a family at this time of year is excruciating.

Holiday Tipping Guide

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 02.13.2013 | Money
Bruce Weinstein

Face it -- you couldn't enjoy your privileges or do your job as successfully without your network of helpers. John Donne's observation that "no man is an island" is particularly evident at the holidays.