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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, host Marielle Segarra talks to experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.Want another life hack? Try Life Kit+. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks an exclusive sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/lifekit

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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, host Marielle Segarra talks to experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.Want another life hack? Try Life Kit+. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks an exclusive sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/lifekit

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    First time decorating for the holidays? Here's where to begin

    First time decorating for the holidays? Here's where to begin

    Designer Elaine Griffin explains her philosophy when it comes to decking the halls for Christmas, Hanukkah and all your winter festivities: Begin the process with intention — and don't be afraid to depart from tradition.

    • 17 min
    How to combat loneliness

    How to combat loneliness

    1 in 4 adults says they're lonely. The consequences of long-term social disconnection can be dire — everything from an increased risk of heart attacks to dementia and premature death. Primary care physician and author of the new book Project UnLonely Dr. Jeremy Nobel offers tips to feel less lonely and open up to connection again.

    • 17 min
    Make the most of your chilly outdoor workouts

    Make the most of your chilly outdoor workouts

    How cold is too cold? What kind of gear should you wear? And how do you stay motivated to workout outside when the weather is dreary? Cold-loving runners and a doctor share their advice to get moving during the winter. This episode originally published January 19, 2023

    • 16 min
    Kids and firearm safety

    Kids and firearm safety

    Firearms are the No. 1 cause of death for children and teens in the U.S. Take these life-saving precautions to protect kids — whether or not you own a gun.

    • 16 min
    5 questions to ask your partner for a healthy, lasting marriage

    5 questions to ask your partner for a healthy, lasting marriage

    These conversation starters get at the heart of your values, including how you deal with conflict, your attitude toward gender roles and your relationship with money.

    • 20 min
    How to donate to a charity with purpose and intention

    How to donate to a charity with purpose and intention

    Not sure which cause to support or how much to give? Kevin Scally of Charity Navigator has some advice to help you make the right decisions.

    • 17 min

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