Where The Heart Is

How your home affects your health and happiness.

Lighten Up

By Pamela Weintraub
How I discovered the power of divestment and living small.

I Feel Discouraged By My Messy House

By Gretchen Rubin
This week's Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader...

What Is "New Domesticity" Anyway?

By Emily Matchar
Why young people are embracing old-fashioned domesticity

Neighbors: When Things Go Wrong

By Jacinta Francis Ph.D.
Three common causes of neighborly disputes

The Art of Getting Hubby to Do Half the Work

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Diplomatic ways to share household work and still preserve domestic tranquility.

The Home For Man and Beast

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Home is the place to win

Sick and Stuck in a Small Town

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Learn to find joy in the treasures right around you.

More Pigeon

By Madora Kibbe
Easy isn't always the way to take it

Why Mess Causes Stress: 8 Reasons, 8 Remedies

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
The mental cost of clutter.

How To Prevent Your Home Life From Making You Depressed

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Substitute the word Workplace for Marriage to understand unhappiness there.

Is Your Ideal Living Situation Different at Different Points in Your Life?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Are your life stages marked by different living arrangements?

Top 10 Reasons I Don’t Mind Being Housebound

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
The surprising (and comical) upsides to being housebound with illness.

The Family Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
It is not that easy to exorcise the ghost of the family.

Q&A with Best-selling Author Maria Semple

By Jennifer Haupt
Moving to a new town and new home she hated became basis for bestselling novel.