4 Healthier Ways to Cope with Chronic Stress

For some of us, eating popcorn became a new, almost daily habit over the past year. Someone in the house always seemed to have eaten the last of the ice cream. And there was just no keeping cookies around. Coping strategies? Yes. Healthy and effective coping strategies? Not so much. Negative coping strategies, says psychologist and New York Times columnist Lisa Damour, are ones that help a little in the … [ more ]

Submissions Open for QVC & HSN’s The Big Find

The search is on for The Big Find! Submissions are officially open for QVC and HSN’s international search to discover the next big product across the following categories: apparel, jewelry, accessories, footwear, beauty, home décor, culinary (including kitchen and food), home innovations, and electronics. The event will be virtual again this year, which opens this opportunity to brands from around the globe. Entrepreneurs, founders and creators are invited to submit … [ more ]

Readers Share: “What My Mom Taught Me”

In honor of Mother’s Day, readers shared stories this month about some of the most important lessons they learned from their mothers. Here are their responses, lightly edited for brevity. Thanks to all who wrote in! “What makes your heart sing? Then do that!” – Emily Bass “Live your life with dignity. My mother grew up in poverty in Mexico and came to America at a young age. No matter … [ more ]

What We’re Following – Books, Podcasts, Movies, and TV

With so many fascinating things to read, listen to, and watch, we thought we’d share some we found intriguing lately. A partial roundup from the CFW team: Books. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. “I read this in my book club, and it gave me an entirely new perspective on immigration from Mexico.” (Laura H.) Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong. (Carolyn G.) Leadership in Turbulent Times … [ more ]