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10 Signs You're Drinking Too Much Coffee, Because These Side-Effects Don't Play

I love my two daily cups of coffee (preferably an almond cappuccino, should anyone wish to buy me one.) It's a ritual for me, an indulgence, the perfect end to both breakfast and lunch. But as much as I love the taste of coffee, honestly, the main…
By Charlotte Pasha

Drinking Coffee Makes People Like You More, According To A New Study

If you’ve ever had the sneaking suspicion that one of your colleagues is a lot easier to get along with after they’ve been sufficiently caffeinated, you’re not wrong: According to a new study, coffee actually makes you like people more. Conducted by…
By Lucia Peters

Coffee Naps Don’t Make Sense, But They’re Still Amazing

If you're one of those people who can take a nap after having a cup of coffee then this new nap trend — just in time for International Coffee Day Sept. 29 — just might be for you. Just what is a coffee nap? For most people, going to sleep after…
By Brandi Neal

8 Things Coffee Actually Makes You Better At

It’s often said that there are two kinds of people in life — those who drink coffee, and those who don’t. If you fall into the first category, I have some excellent news for you: The number of things coffee actually makes you better at is wide and…
By Lucia Peters

7 Coffee Shops Every Book-Lover Needs To Visit

You don't really need to read quotes on coffee from celebrated writers to know that the bean has been a staple of the literary diet for centuries, but it's just too hard to resist citing a few Hemingway sentences — seriously, who else makes cafes…
By JoAnna Novak

13 Coffee Table Books For Christmas

One of my closet friends is a staunch book-giver. Whether or not her parents or siblings or friends or coworkers read anything more than their Instagram captions or emails is unimportant. Perhaps you're like my friend, for whom giving books for the…
By JoAnna Novak

Bustle's Editors On Taylor Swift And The Obamas

TGIF! It's certainly been a week. From Grammy nominations and Times's Person of the Year to Hairspray Live! and all the dolphin-lovin' ladies on Nick Viall's upcoming Bachelor season, the end of 2016 is as jam-packed as ever. But here we are —…
By Melissa Mills

How To Get Stuff Done When You Least Feel Like It

It's Wednesday morning. You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity. You're utterly exhausted due in part to…
By Variety
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6 Holiday Smells To Match Your Favorite Traditions

There's nothing that evokes a memory quite like the smell that you associate with it — and that's especially true during the holiday season. In all likelihood, your favorite holiday scents are tied closely to your favorite traditions, whether it's…
By Danielle Page

Can Eggnog Go Bad?

It's December, and many people are enjoying their favorite holiday treats — meaning eggnog has made its yearly return. If this is a seasonal beverage you regularly indulge in, you may have one question on your mind: Can eggnog go bad? If you're…
By Megan Grant
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Unique Holiday Traditions

Growing up, the holiday season meant honoring long-standing traditions with your family. Maybe it was a certain holiday album you'd listen to while you decorated the tree with your parents and siblings. Or a certain treat you'd make alongside your…
By Danielle Page

7 Tips To Start A Successful Book Club At Work

A new year is just around the corner, and people everywhere are looking for ways to make next year better than this one. Starting a book club at work can be a great way to enrich your workplace experience, but it can be tricky to get past your first…
By Kristian Wilson
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Why You Should Go On A Morning Date

Sometimes, our hectic schedules make it tough to spend time with the people we care about. Throw in all the obligations that come up around the holiday season, and it can feel almost impossible to keep up with everyone. And when it's already hard to…
By Scott Power

Why Does Turkey Make You Tired On Thanksgiving?

If there's anything we all know to be true, it's the need for the traditional post-Thanksgiving dinner nap. You know, because eating turkey makes you tired. Or at least, that's how the myth goes. But have you ever stopped to wonder what, exactly,…
By Marissa Higgins

9 Poems About Showing Your Gratitude

If you're looking for one simple way to work more gratitude into your life and expand your imagination at the same time, there's no better single thing to read than poetry. Like gratitude, poems feel inevitable and instantaneous; they seem to…
By JoAnna Novak

How To Be Healthier & Happier After Work Each Day

Once leaving the office, it's tempting to head home, plop down on the couch, turn on the Netflix, and just zone out; however, such a routine can lead to unhealthy patterns and decreased wellbeing. As a better alternative, healthy after work…
By Isadora Baum, CHC

The Perfect Places To Read In Autumn

For book lovers, there simply isn't a better season than fall. Why, you ask? Well, for one thing, weather is optimal reading temperature, perfect for reading outdoors and even indoors near an open window. There are constant bookmarks falling from…
By Alex Weiss

11 Habits Of Calm People That Keep Them Relaxed

We all know at least one person who can stay cool and collected in any given situation. Although some people are born with a more relaxed disposition, many calm people engage in everyday habits that actually help keep them calm. Participating in…
By Carina Wolff

12 Alice In Wonderland Mugs

When I was a child, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was one of my all-time favorite books, and to this day it holds a special place in my heart — and a spot on my bookshelf. I love the magic and whimsy of the book, and I get inspired every single…
By Julia Seales

11 Quick Reads You Can Enjoy Again & Again

Life can get ridiculously busy. You don't always have the time or the energy to read a 400-page book. There are times when you just have a few hours and you want to unwind with a short book that's easy to read. Something that you know will take you…
By Melissa Ragsdale