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Spruce Books/Valery Kachaev HOW TO DETERMINE WHEN YOU USE THE INTERNET TOO MUCH AND NEED TO LOG OFF Readers are led through the practice of digital minimalism by author Sammy Nickalls, which helps find a balance between being excessively online and incredibly offline.
NPR’s Jasjyot Singh Hans A NEW NAME CAN BE SELECTED FOR YOU. Here are some tips for talking to children about radicalization and its symptoms.
Submitted by Suriyo Hmun Kaew/EyeEm/Getty EASY DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE JOBS TO KEEP YOUR CAR RUNNING SMOOTHLY AND SAVE MONEY
July 5, 2022
Owning a car may be frightening and expensive, particularly when it comes to maintenance. Chaya Milchtein, an auto educator and journalist, offers advice on how to maintain important safety elements in a car, how to choose the best technician, and when to buy a new vehicle.
DON’T LET AGEISM DEFINE YOU, photo illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR. How to have fun in life at all stages
June 28, 2022
We can experience social, psychological, and even bodily effects from negative age views. Becca Levy, author of Breaking the Age Code, offers the following advice on how to dismantle ageism and reframe your views on aging: How Your Age-Related Beliefs Affect How Long and How Well You Live.
Reproduction Rights in America, Matt Marton/AP HOW DO YOU DISCUSS ABORTION WITH CHILDREN? RIGHT NOW, SOME ADVICE
July 23, 2022
The extensive media coverage of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means that many parents will have to field inquiries from their children. Here is how to respond to them.
Trish Pickelhaupt’s collage for NPR’s DEAR LIFE KIT: I AM SET UP TO MOVE IN WITH YOU. NOT MY BOYFRIEND
July 24, 2022
Betty Who, a popular musician and host of a reality dating series, responds to your queries about finding love, maintaining love, and knowing when to walk away.
Jesse Zhang for HEALTH NEWS on NPR A CHILD AT RISK OF SUICIDE: HOW TO HELP: MAKE SPACE, LISTEN, OFFER HOPE
2. February 2021
How can you assist a young person who claims they want to end their life? Don’t worry first. Suicide can be avoided. Here are some tips from those who have been there for young people in need.
NPR’s Allie Sullberg If your expenses are outpacing your savings, you may be suffering from “lifestyle creep.”
July 14, 2022
Spending more money often follows a rise in income. This behavior is referred to as “lifestyle creep.” Author Paco de Leon of Finance for the People offers guidance on how to control your long-term financial goals and resist the impulse to automatically boost spending when your income rises.
Have a Pesky Crush? by Anja Slibar for NPR HOW TO RESPOND TO 4 REGULAR SITUATIONS
July 12, 2022
Crushes are normal because they are a result of human biology. Acting on it can occasionally be a terrific, healthy move or it can cause far more trouble than necessary. Damona Hoffman, a certified dating coach, explains how to deal with a crush in a number of typical situations.
Start cleaning your home more sustainably with these tips from Becky Harlan of NPR.
July 11, 2022
Think of environmentally responsible living as a spectrum of greens rather than an all-or-nothing proposition. Regardless of where you are on the spectrum, green cleaning is a simple way to dangle your toe in the waters of eco-friendly living. These pointers will assist you in beginning.
Ourselves/Getty Images SETTING BOUNDARIES CAN HELP US CONTROL OUR ENERGY. HOW TO DO IT IS HERE
July 7, 2022
Have you ever experienced resentment or passive-aggressive behavior in response to a request for your time or energy? That is a symptom that your boundaries are being crossed, which may be an indication that you haven’t set them up clearly. Nedra Glover Tawwab, a therapist and author, offers suggestions on how to establish and uphold boundaries in daily life.
Kaz Fantone/NPR IN YOUR FIRST QUEER RELATIONSHIP, FIND FREEDOM AND CREATE YOUR OWN PATH
June 21, 2022
The dating game can be challenging, but if you’re a gay person entering the dating scene for the first time, it can be even more challenging and leave a lot of space for creativity. Find an LGBTQ community, practice comfortable communication, and explore tackling your dating phobias while remaining true to yourself.
Getty Images/Catherine McQueen CONSIDERATIONS FOR CONTRACEPTION AND PREGNANCY IN THE EVENT ROE V. WADE IS REVERSED
June 9, 2022
The Roe v. Wade ruling by the Supreme Court safeguarded access to abortion and decisions regarding reproductive health for many years. That has been changed now. What you should know about birth control, emergency contraception, and aborting a pregnancy is provided below.
Getty Images/zf L How to save for various financial objectives
June 2, 2022
Life Kit provides solutions to your personal finance queries, whether you want to save for a trip or retirement, create generational wealth for your children, or determine how to divide expenditures with a spouse.
Image courtesy of NPR/Becky Harlan QUIT DOOMSCROLLING AND MAKE YOURSELF READY FOR BEDS. HOW TO GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP BACK
June 16, 2022
Finding some “me time” to relax might be challenging when your days are busy. It’s termed “revenge bedtime procrastination” when you stay up later than you should, cruise through social media, or watch an additional episode of your favorite show. You can get over it by using these suggestions.
NPR DEAR LIFE KIT, Becky Harlan’s photo illustration MY HUSBAND CARRIED OUT OUR CREDIT CARD BILL SECRETLY. WHAT NEXT?
June 26, 2022
It can be challenging to discuss money with those you care about. Amanda Clayman, a financial counselor, responds to your complex (and private) financial queries.
ELEMENTS TO CREATE “HOME”: DISCUSSING MENTAL HEALTH IN THE ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY, by Kim Ryu for NPR
May 26, 2022
Talking about mental health, especially with loved ones, can be challenging for many Asian Americans. Jenny T. Wang, a psychologist and author, offers guidance on a variety of topics, including dealing with guilt and defining home on your own terms.
Six suggestions from Becky Harlan of NPR to help you conquer your fear of flying
June 13, 2022
These suggestions from associate professor of psychiatry Luana Marques, Ph.D., will help you get over a fear of flying, whether you’re an anxious flyer, you’ll do virtually anything to avoid flying, or you actually have a flying phobia.
13 SMALL WAYS TO QUIT YOUR PHONE AND LIVE MORE IN THE MOMENT, via We Are/Getty Images; NPR
June 11, 2022
Life Kit listeners give their best advice for disconnecting from the internet, from lowering your gadgets to turning off your phone.
NPR’s Kristen Uroda HOW TO ENJOY ACTIVISTIC ACTIVITY
June 7, 2022
However, activism can also take the form of reading at an after-school program or preparing cupcakes for a charity bake sale. These suggestions will enable you to enjoy activism while preventing fatigue.
NPR DEAR LIFE KIT, Becky Harlan’s photo illustration CAN I COMMUNICATE TO MY FRIEND THAT THEY TALK TOO MUCH?
June 5, 2022
It can be simpler to suppress your emotions than to engage in a challenging talk with a friend at times. We Need to Talk author Celeste Headlee responds to your inquiries on disagreements with friends.
How to Learn a Heritage Language by Cha Pornea for NPR
May 31, 2022
Learners of heritage languages differ from those who are taking up a second language for the first time. Although they frequently hear it growing up, this can present its own set of difficulties. Advice from experts is provided on how to study your native tongue.
Find your singing voice with these 5 tips, according to Sol Cotti for NPR
May 19, 2022
It’s simple to think that being a fantastic singer is merely a pipe dream when some of the finest vocalists like Whitney Houston, Ariana Grande, or Beyonce. However, you don’t have to be a Grammy-caliber performer to enjoy yourself at karaoke. You can discover your voice by using these suggestions.
schfer/Getty Pictures Season for Life Kit Hurricanes begins on June 1. THIS IS HOW TO GET READY
24 August 2020
Due to climate change, hurricanes in the Atlantic have greater intensity and higher rainfall. You may get ready for hurricane season with these suggestions before calamity strikes.