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In the sphere of wellness and lifestyle, Marie Kondo is a household name. Known for revolutionizing the way we look at organization through her “Konmari” method, Kondo first rose to fame after authoring “The Life-Changing Magic it Tidying Up,” a #1 New York Times best-seller. Kondo now has her own Netflix original...

2019 is the year that you’re finally going to lose the weight you put on freshman year, learn mandarin and pay off your credit card debt! Or is it? Be honest with yourself, did you achieve any resolutions you made for last year? Do you even remember what they were? Well, there’s a decent chance you did. According to a...

Cheers to student debt! With the brand new year here to remind all of us how much more our debt is growing, now is a great time to finally get your personal finances sorted out. So, let’s talk about budgeting. Here’s something you might not want to hear: everyone needs a budget. But those budgets usually have us...

As we make our way through 2019, it becomes clear that the turbulent times of 2018 have been replaced by something softer, underscored by a quiet confidence. Where last year’s fashion was dominated by tones of burgundy, mustard and deep blue, playing off of the contrastive nature of the three primary colors, 2019 is...

Losing weight is no joke especially when you’re in college. But when you’ve been overweight all your life and then become a victim to the “freshman 40,” you start to realize that no matter how much you try to do made-up workouts at the REC center, you just can’t shake the weight off. But I was able to go from 200 lbs...

We’re midway through January, and if you haven’t done so already, you owe it to yourself to do a reset routine for the new year. This can also be done at any other time of the year when you find yourself in a funk, to get you motivated again and help you recenter. But what does a full blown reset even look like? On...

No matter where you stand on the gun debate, “The Secretary” can point you to a different angle. The most engrossing part of the show is how every woman’s reason for bearing or not bearing arms slowly unfolds. All the characters are women, the men they fear are off stage. Each character in Main Street Theater’s...

Love might make you happy, but it will definitely make you different. “Florencia en el Amazonas,” is an opera about transformational love. The Houston Grand Opera is performing this Spanish-language opera through Feb. 3. The characters aboard the El Dorado boat travel into the jungle of the Amazon searching not for...

The radical Houston Symphony is bringing back righteous music with the “Totally ‘80s” concert series. An orchestra performance is ultimately about enjoying big music with all the excitement and energy of in-sync musicians and a mesmerized audience. This installment of POPS, or popular music, series is a fun night of...

We live in times when the Kardashians having more air time than actual news on television. Meanwhile, comedians like John Oliver, Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah deliver, even though highly satirized, focused reports about what’s going on in the world. So it’s not surprising that this year’s most brilliant political...