LifeStyle: Smart Living

I'm an atheist — here's why I go to church anyway

Tuesday  00:45,   21 august 2018

Churches can still be appreciated even if you don't believe in God. I'm an atheist who goes to church for many reasons including the meditation value and the enjoyment of the beautiful buildings. Here's why I'm an atheist who still...[...]

Marijuana poisoning cases in dogs on the rise

Tuesday  00:45,   21 august 2018

BEND, Ore. — The legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon brought a significant increase in pot poisoning in animals, a more serious problem than it sounds. Dr. Adam Stone, a veterinarian at Bend Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center,...[...]

Career advice you shouldn't listen to, according to these CEOs

Monday  18:36,   20 august 2018

The path to success can be one with lots of twists and turns — just ask these five talented women.It's no secret that there are many pathways to success. If you're looking towards a leadership role, you probably have a certain trajectory in mind —...[...]

Science Says Too Much Positive Thinking Might Make You More of a Jerk

Friday  18:30,   17 august 2018

A new study has found that, while positive thinking has its benefits, it can also lead to something called "optimism bias." And yes, that's bad.Given the sharp rise of suicide rates here in the U.S., mental health has become the focus of the...[...]

We Tried It: Do Doggie DNA Tests Really Work?

Friday  17:41,   17 august 2018

A simple cheek swab can reveal your dog's ancestry, provide insight into its health — and help explain its behaviorPEOPLE executive editor and Joey’s owner Elizabeth Sporkin was certain her rescue pooch was a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix, also known...[...]

Choupette Sets the Record Straight About Being Called an Influencer and Her Annual Salary for Her 7th Birthday

Friday  03:00,   17 august 2018

One thing Choupette inherited from her father? Karl Lagerfeld's witty snark. Today, Choupette took to her Instagram to set the record straight about her life."At the wise age of seven, I would like to impart some wisdom on you humans," a caption [...]

Chihuahua Curls Up With Box Containing His Late Doggy Sibling's Ashes

Thursday  19:57,   16 august 2018

The touching moment brought a family to tears.Cheryl Copeland of West Tawakoni told InsideEdition.com that Bubba, an English bulldog, died suddenly of congestive heart...[...]

What you need to know before putting your pet on a vegan diet

Thursday  19:30,   16 august 2018

As the vegan diet trends among people, more pet-owners are wondering if the same diet would work for their pets. But not everyone is in agreement about whether vegan diets are acceptable for cats and dogs. Here's what you need to know.In recent...[...]

6 Types Of Toxic People You Should Never Befriend At Work

Thursday  18:25,   16 august 2018

Strong relationships with colleagues make your work life a whole lot better. It’s nice to have a sounding board when your controlling boss starts micro-managing you, or someone who can lend you a desk sweater when the air-conditioning has turned...[...]

17 Inspiring Quotes to Boost Your Self-Esteem and Self-Love Right Now

Thursday  18:20,   16 august 2018

Take the time to love and take care of yourself. Only then will you have so much more to offer others. I have always heard that you can't truly care about anyone else (including your coworkers and employees) until you have learned to love yourself. [...]

5 Signs Your Cat Is Living His or Her Best Life

Wednesday  23:50,   15 august 2018

You consider yourself pretty fluent in “cat” and therefore able to understand most of what your feline is telling you — topics like neck rubs and catnip have been discussed ad nauseam. immediately.But how is your cat really feeling? Is he or she...[...]

You Can't Keep a Good Dog Down

Wednesday  18:59,   15 august 2018

Blue is the warmest of pit bulls. Catherine Giles definitely didn't need another dog. Already sharing her sprawling house in Gastonia, North Carolina, with 22 rescue animals (10 dogs and 12 cats), the 53 year-old Giles didn't have the room...[...]

Charlie and Me: How We Finally Fell in Love

Wednesday  18:58,   15 august 2018

Charlie in his natural habitat. When my husband Brandon and I take a walk, I hold Charlie's leash. I feed him, stroke his belly and give him treats. But Brandon is his hero. When he leaves, even for a minute, our loving beagle whimpers in...[...]

How long is it safe to leave your dog home alone?

Wednesday  18:58,   15 august 2018

It can be hard to leave our dogs at home when they look up at us with those big, sad eyes. When we have to leave our dogs home alone, bearing in mind that they are animals who need lots of love, affection, food and water, how long is it...[...]

5 Dog Food Myths That Aren’t True, According to a Vet

Tuesday  18:47,   14 august 2018

Your dog’s diet affects everything: her coat, her energy and her health. Myth: Grain-Free Diets Are Higher in...[...]