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BH&G Stress-Free Home

BH&G Stress-Free Home
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The elements of your life that cause the most stress—your relationships, your diet, your home’s design, and the way you take of yourself—are also the core things you can change right now and begin improving your life. We combine real-world examples, expert advice, the best research, and the most doable strategies into a better living plan that’s straight-forward, fact-based, and positive

Better Homes and Gardens

Soothing Spaces

Decorating for Serenity • THE BEST THING ABOUT A SOOTHING STYLE? PURPOSE AND THOUGHTFULNESS ARE POSSIBLE NO MATTER YOUR BUDGET.

Open Hearts • FOLLOWING A TRUSTY RECIPE—EQUAL PARTS HANDCRAFTED, NEW, AND RENEWED—A COUPLE STIRS UP A ONCE-NONDESCRIPT HOME, REMAKING IT INTO AN OPEN YET COZY FAMILY OASIS.

How Your Bedroom Can Help You Sleep • THE ITEMS IN YOUR BEDROOM AND WHERE THEY SIT IMPACT YOUR ZZZ’S. DISCOVER THE BEST SETUP TO GET A GREAT NIGHT’S SLEEP.

Split the Difference • A ST. LOUIS COUPLE TEAM UP TO GIVE A CLASSIC HOUSE A MODERN TAKE WHILE CREATING A PLACE FOR THEIR FAMILY TO ACHIEVE BALANCE—INSIDE AND OUT.

12 Elements To Creating Calm Spaces • LOOK TO YOUR SENSES—AND LESSONS FROM LIFE-BALANCING PHILOSOPHIES—TO DESIGN A TRULYSOOTHING ROOM.

Grounded Style • ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER MARK ZEFF’S LOVE OF CHARCOAL BLACK BRINGS SERENITY TO MODERN FARMHOUSE STYLE.

Streamlining Your Day • LESS IS OH-SO-MUCH MORE WHEN YOU STRATEGICALLY PARE DOWN YOUR SCHEDULE AND TO-DO LISTS.

Organizing for a Better You • WE WENT DEEP WITH FIVE HOLISTIC ORGANIZERS WHO HELP PEOPLE LOOK BEYOND THEIR PHYSICAL CLUTTER TO DEAL WITH NEGATIVE THINKING, CHAOTIC CALENDERS, AND JUMBLED EMOTIONS. GET READY TO BEGIN YOUR TRULY TRANSFORMATIONAL ORGANIZING JOURNEY.

Time it Right • EVER NOTICE HOW YOU FEEL PEPPY, SLEEPY, OR HUNGRY AROUND THE SAME TIMES EVERY DAY? THAT’S YOUR BODY’S CIRCADIAN RHYTHM AT WORK. HERE’S HOW TO GET IN SYNC WITH YOUR NATURAL CYCLES TO FUNCTION AT YOUR BEST.

Marie Kondo Sets the Record Straight • NO, SHE DOES NOT WANT YOU TO THROW AWAY YOUR BOOKS. OR EVERY LAST TCHOTCHKE. THE AUTHOR AND TV STAR CLEARS UP SOME MYTHS ABOUT HER METHODS—AND TALKS ABOUT WHAT’S TO COME.

Smart Home Simplified • PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZERS SHARE THEIR TIPS ON HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO STREAMLINE DAILY DUTIES AND GAIN GREATER PEACE OF MIND.

A Home Full of Helpers • “HOW CAN I HELP?” THESE ARE MAGIC WORDS IN MY BOOK. WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR KIDS JOBS FROM THE TIME THEY ARE LITTLE, THEY GROW UP WANTING TO PITCH IN.

Easy Meals • MAKE DINNERTIME ABOUT GATHERING TOGETHER TO DEVOTE A FEW MINUTES EACH WEEK TO MAPPING OUT YOUR PLAN.

Declutter Your Home & Your Mind • COOL OFF EVERY HOT ZONE IN YOUR HOUSE—INCLUDING YOURSELF.

Taking Care of Yourself • TREAT YOURSELF AS GENTLY AS YOU WOULD A GOOD FRIEND. YOU’RE BEING SELF-SMART, NOT SELF-INDULGENT.

Bringing the Spa Home • MUNDANE GROOMING BECOMES A MINDFUL EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU CATER TO ALL YOUR SENSES.

The Good Side of Tech • WE’RE BOMBARDED WITH REPORTS ABOUT HOW BAD SCREEN TIME AND SOCIAL MEDIA ARE FOR KIDS, BUT THAT DOESN’T TELL THE FULL STORY.

Clean the Air • A ROOM-BY-ROOM GUIDE TO STOMPING OUT ALLERGENS SO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY CAN BREATHE A BIT EASIER.

Just Chill • MEDITATION IS FOR YOU! EVEN IF YOU CAN’T PICTURE SITTING PERFECTLY STILL OR COMPLETELY QUIETING YOUR BRAIN, YOU CAN MEDITATE—AND TAP INTO ITS MANY HEALTH BENEFITS. HERE’S HOW TO FIND A STYLE THAT’S THE RIGHT FIT.

Grow Some Calm • GARDENING IS A PROVEN TENSION TAMER THAT BOOSTS MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING. HERE ARE EASY WAYS TO GET GROWING, EVEN IF YOU LACK A GREEN THUMB.

Meet the Experts • CONTACT THE FEATURED PROFESSIONALS IN THIS ISSUE.

Resources • FOR MORE INFO ABOUT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, CONTACT THESE...


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Frequency: One time Pages: 100 Publisher: Meredith Operations Corporation Edition: BH&G Stress-Free Home

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  • Release date: December 18, 2020

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The elements of your life that cause the most stress—your relationships, your diet, your home’s design, and the way you take of yourself—are also the core things you can change right now and begin improving your life. We combine real-world examples, expert advice, the best research, and the most doable strategies into a better living plan that’s straight-forward, fact-based, and positive

Better Homes and Gardens

Soothing Spaces

Decorating for Serenity • THE BEST THING ABOUT A SOOTHING STYLE? PURPOSE AND THOUGHTFULNESS ARE POSSIBLE NO MATTER YOUR BUDGET.

Open Hearts • FOLLOWING A TRUSTY RECIPE—EQUAL PARTS HANDCRAFTED, NEW, AND RENEWED—A COUPLE STIRS UP A ONCE-NONDESCRIPT HOME, REMAKING IT INTO AN OPEN YET COZY FAMILY OASIS.

How Your Bedroom Can Help You Sleep • THE ITEMS IN YOUR BEDROOM AND WHERE THEY SIT IMPACT YOUR ZZZ’S. DISCOVER THE BEST SETUP TO GET A GREAT NIGHT’S SLEEP.

Split the Difference • A ST. LOUIS COUPLE TEAM UP TO GIVE A CLASSIC HOUSE A MODERN TAKE WHILE CREATING A PLACE FOR THEIR FAMILY TO ACHIEVE BALANCE—INSIDE AND OUT.

12 Elements To Creating Calm Spaces • LOOK TO YOUR SENSES—AND LESSONS FROM LIFE-BALANCING PHILOSOPHIES—TO DESIGN A TRULYSOOTHING ROOM.

Grounded Style • ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER MARK ZEFF’S LOVE OF CHARCOAL BLACK BRINGS SERENITY TO MODERN FARMHOUSE STYLE.

Streamlining Your Day • LESS IS OH-SO-MUCH MORE WHEN YOU STRATEGICALLY PARE DOWN YOUR SCHEDULE AND TO-DO LISTS.

Organizing for a Better You • WE WENT DEEP WITH FIVE HOLISTIC ORGANIZERS WHO HELP PEOPLE LOOK BEYOND THEIR PHYSICAL CLUTTER TO DEAL WITH NEGATIVE THINKING, CHAOTIC CALENDERS, AND JUMBLED EMOTIONS. GET READY TO BEGIN YOUR TRULY TRANSFORMATIONAL ORGANIZING JOURNEY.

Time it Right • EVER NOTICE HOW YOU FEEL PEPPY, SLEEPY, OR HUNGRY AROUND THE SAME TIMES EVERY DAY? THAT’S YOUR BODY’S CIRCADIAN RHYTHM AT WORK. HERE’S HOW TO GET IN SYNC WITH YOUR NATURAL CYCLES TO FUNCTION AT YOUR BEST.

Marie Kondo Sets the Record Straight • NO, SHE DOES NOT WANT YOU TO THROW AWAY YOUR BOOKS. OR EVERY LAST TCHOTCHKE. THE AUTHOR AND TV STAR CLEARS UP SOME MYTHS ABOUT HER METHODS—AND TALKS ABOUT WHAT’S TO COME.

Smart Home Simplified • PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZERS SHARE THEIR TIPS ON HOW TO USE TECHNOLOGY TO STREAMLINE DAILY DUTIES AND GAIN GREATER PEACE OF MIND.

A Home Full of Helpers • “HOW CAN I HELP?” THESE ARE MAGIC WORDS IN MY BOOK. WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR KIDS JOBS FROM THE TIME THEY ARE LITTLE, THEY GROW UP WANTING TO PITCH IN.

Easy Meals • MAKE DINNERTIME ABOUT GATHERING TOGETHER TO DEVOTE A FEW MINUTES EACH WEEK TO MAPPING OUT YOUR PLAN.

Declutter Your Home & Your Mind • COOL OFF EVERY HOT ZONE IN YOUR HOUSE—INCLUDING YOURSELF.

Taking Care of Yourself • TREAT YOURSELF AS GENTLY AS YOU WOULD A GOOD FRIEND. YOU’RE BEING SELF-SMART, NOT SELF-INDULGENT.

Bringing the Spa Home • MUNDANE GROOMING BECOMES A MINDFUL EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU CATER TO ALL YOUR SENSES.

The Good Side of Tech • WE’RE BOMBARDED WITH REPORTS ABOUT HOW BAD SCREEN TIME AND SOCIAL MEDIA ARE FOR KIDS, BUT THAT DOESN’T TELL THE FULL STORY.

Clean the Air • A ROOM-BY-ROOM GUIDE TO STOMPING OUT ALLERGENS SO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY CAN BREATHE A BIT EASIER.

Just Chill • MEDITATION IS FOR YOU! EVEN IF YOU CAN’T PICTURE SITTING PERFECTLY STILL OR COMPLETELY QUIETING YOUR BRAIN, YOU CAN MEDITATE—AND TAP INTO ITS MANY HEALTH BENEFITS. HERE’S HOW TO FIND A STYLE THAT’S THE RIGHT FIT.

Grow Some Calm • GARDENING IS A PROVEN TENSION TAMER THAT BOOSTS MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BEING. HERE ARE EASY WAYS TO GET GROWING, EVEN IF YOU LACK A GREEN THUMB.

Meet the Experts • CONTACT THE FEATURED PROFESSIONALS IN THIS ISSUE.

Resources • FOR MORE INFO ABOUT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, CONTACT THESE...


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