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10 Lessons Learned After a Year of Decluttering

Angela St. Cyril | Posted 02.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Angela St. Cyril

Last year I was highly motivated and ready to seriously declutter our home. These are lessons and tips that I personally want to remember as I enter 2016. Most importantly, these are things that I hope encourage you as you start, continue, or maintain your decluttering efforts. Here are 10 lessons learned from a year of decluttering.

5 Tips to Keep On Decluttering Even When You're Exhausted

Lisa Sharp | Posted 02.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

By going through what I refer to as the "backlog" of stuff that has been ignored, compartmentalized and avoided at all costs (Can't have anyone over? Lock up certain areas of your home for fear that someone will see your mess? Blood run cold when the doorbell rings? Then you know what I'm talking about here.) we are bound to run into some internal resistance.

3 Ways to Make Networking Work for You

Sarah Hillware | Posted 01.31.2016 | Business
Sarah Hillware

As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.

The Snap Generation: A Guide to Snapchat's History

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 01.29.2016 | Technology
Gary Vaynerchuk

Just a little over four years ago, Snapchat was supposedly just an idea that founder Evan Spiegel and friends had while in a class at Stanford. How did Snapchat, an app that first made headlines as the "sexting app", get here?

The Simple Steps That Create The Perfect Red Lip, Every Time

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.27.2016 | OWN

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2016 Sartorial Resolutions

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.20.2016 | Style
Mimi Raad

Rules are made to be broken. Who said curvy women should only stick to black, or that tall girls shouldn't wear heels? Experiment and wear what you feel -- what's important is that you know exactly what looks best on you and what makes you feel good. Fashion has always been about having fun anyway, right?

Master the Wardrobe Edit and Get More Out of Your Closet Right Now!

Condiment | Posted 01.20.2016 | Style
Condiment

Getting dressed is much easier with some pre-canned outfits you can grab and go with easily. You don't have to necessarily try everything on, or do a lot of work -- just think out how and what you can wear items with and make a mental note.

6 Ways To Stay Motivated To Hit Your Workout Goals

Diane Passage | Posted 01.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Staying committed to your fitness and health goals will benefit you on many levels. Here are a few tips to maintain your motivation when the going gets tough:

5 Fixes for Saying the Wrong Name in Bed

Em & Lo | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

We feel your pain. And so do a lot of other people! It's a common mistake many people make with new partners, especially if they're coming off a long-term relationship. Here are 5 fixes for this kind of mess up, some of which are inspired by our own readers' responses to previous advice questions on this exact topic.

How to Change Through Inspired Action

Jeff Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

Original Image by Scott Cresswell Numerous articles are written on how to change extolling the powers of will, goals, and visualization, even advis...

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here's My #1 Advice for Better Photos (with Befores & Afters)

Spot | Posted 01.26.2016 | Technology
Spot

Spot relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and community lead, Kelly Lack, shares the one s...

How to Watch 'The Bachelor' With Your Wife or Girlfriend

Em & Lo | Posted 01.06.2016 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

The start of the 4,532nd season of The Bachelor means my wife has reinstated her ongoing Bachelor viewing parties with some of her female friends. Rather than rolling my eyes and hiding out in my non-existent mancave, I crack a beer and settle in next to her on our couch...because I love my wife, because I'm secure in my masculinity, and -- most importantly -- because I actually enjoy it.

5 Ways to Chase Your Dreams

Dayvee Sutton | Posted 12.31.2015 | Travel
Dayvee Sutton

The New Year is upon us and this is the time when we get very ambitious about our objectives moving forward. The slate is clean. The lists are new. It's a restart - reset - refresh!

Upcycle It! Reuse Projects That DIYers Loved This Year

This Old House | Posted 12.18.2015 | Green
This Old House

The DIY community over at the This Old House microsite, TheSnug.com, couldn't get enough of eco-friendly upcycling projects and salvage ideas. Check out our top trash-to-treasure ideas of 2015 right here.

5 Ways To Become More Successful At Anything

Diane Passage | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Every bump in the road leads to an eventual win when you crush it; you will gain valuable experience and knowledge; and you will achieve positive change without a doubt as long as you stay the course. So what do you need to know so you can be a merciless warrior on your path to success? Here you go:

4 Manifestation Myths Busted

Sharon Kirstin | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business
Sharon Kirstin

Manifesting means co-creating with the universal field to attract experiences, people or things into your life by sending out your unique electromagnetic signal and taking action based on our mindset and beliefs.

The Quickest Way To Roast A Whole Turkey

Panna Cooking | Posted 11.25.2015 | Taste
Panna Cooking

In a perfect world, we would be turkey champions. We would remember to thaw our bird days in advance, brine it, maybe wiggle some butter under the skin. But when life actually hands us a 12-pound bird on the big day, we do as Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson does: spatchcock it.

Three Most Important Steps To Help Someone In A Health Crisis

Dr. Franky Dolan | Posted 11.20.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Franky Dolan

Many people write me, asking about how to respond to someone who is diagnosed with a serious illness. People often want very badly to say or do the "right" thing.

The Most Freak-Tastic 'Frankenfoods' To Make For Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste

Thanksgiving is all about tradition, but traditions have to start sometime. Just think: You could be on the ground level of a new tradition of your ve...

Here's The Best Way To Thaw A Turkey

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.20.2015 | Taste

There's so much prep when it comes to a big, homemade Thanksgiving dinner, but one of the most important steps is knowing how to get that turkey ready...

Why You Should Cook Your Turkey Upside-Down

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste

If you're cooking an entire turkey this Thanksgiving, you already know that it takes a little bit of creativity to get it to cook just right -- and th...

The 'Stuffing Matrix' Is Everything

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste

No Thanksgiving spread is complete without good stuffing, but if you're feeling overwhelmed about cooking it all, Bon Appetit's definitive "Stuffing ...

How To Brew Beer At Home: A Beginner's Guide

Food52 | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste
Food52

The act of brewing isn't all that complicated, but it's a very precise process that doesn't allow for much error. Before you get started, here are some basic things to keep in mind.

4 Ways to Accessorize Jeans and a T-Shirt for Fall

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.12.2015 | Women
Rachel Hollis

I am definitely a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl. That's why I love coming up with new and cute ways to style my staples. Here are four ways for you t...

The Ultimate Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste

For those tasked with hosting a holiday dinner, it's an annual obligation to read Bon Appetit's Thanksgiving issue from cover to cover. This year's is...