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June 2024

You probably don’t need to be told about the mental and physical benefits of walking, running, and lifting weights. Sometimes, there are obstacles to getting that workout in. Lousy weather, cost-prohibitive gyms, lack of childcare, and limited free time can all get in the way. Those are just a few reasons why home workouts are gaining popularity.

But what if you don’t have the space for a home gym? That’s okay; your everyday furniture can double as exercise equipment. Learn how to save space, time, and money with dual-purpose furniture that’ll help you get your steps and sweat in – and you don’t even have to change out of your pajamas.

Do you wish you could seat just a few more people in your tiny living room? We have some good news: it’s possible! With a little creative thinking and some clever seating options, you can have all the extra seating for a living room you need without sacrificing a functional flow for your small space.

Check out our comprehensive guide to learn what kind of furniture works best in a small space, how to create seating in small living rooms, and space-saving hacks to minimize crowding.

You love your cat’s soft little paws and squishy toe beans, but you might not love how your cat can’t seem to help but sink their claws into your favorite couch. Cats love to scratch — that’s just a fact of life. While you can’t stop your kitty’s innate desire to scratch, you can make sure they only do it where they’re supposed to. Keep reading to learn why your cat might be scratching your furniture, tips for stopping it, and what to do with your claw-damaged pieces. 

Inevitably, the most popular trends of the past will eventually circle back and have another day in the sun. That’s why we’re not surprised that emo fashion and decor have come back.

If you survived the Myspace era, you might feel nostalgic for Warped Tour’s hot summer days and doodling on your shoes with Sharpie drawings. Or, you may just now be discovering it. Either way, welcome to the black parade: here’s how to make your room emo in 2024.

We’ve all seen the aesthetic home offices that fill TikTok. Cute organization systems, cohesive color schemes, quirky desk decor, twinkly lights – it’s a whole vibe. So, how do you take that cute office inspo and turn it into reality? With this guide, of course! We’ll cover everything from how to make your home office cozy and inviting (think rugs, personalized decor, plants, comfy chairs) to the specifics that tie it all together, like color schemes. 

The Surgeon General has stated that loneliness and isolation are an epidemic in the United States. Loneliness and lack of community can negatively impact our physical and mental health, which means making connections and forming friendships are more important than ever. But making friends as an adult can feel challenging. 

 

You don’t have to give up hope, though! Whether you just graduated college, recently moved to a new city, or simply want to expand your social circle, check out our nine tips for how to make friends in your 20s and beyond.