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Stressed? 5 Ways To Avoid A Holiday-Fueled Freak Out

The holidays are good times — everything is sparkly and Mariah Carey is blasting wherever you go. But they also create the perfect storm of getting-to-the-airport, gift-giving, bring-on-the-crazy stress. The good news: Your body has your back. “The way the body responds to stress is the same during the holidays as during any other time of year,” says Ari Novick, Ph.D, a psychotherapist and founder of the AJ Novick Group for Anger and Stress Management, in Laguna Beach, California.

First, your heart rate and blood pressure go up a notch (or two) spurting out chemicals to amp your fight or flight response just in case things get out of hand; then, having this happen on a daily basis may lead to feelings of anxiety or depression and the next thing you know, you’re snapping at the Starbucks barista for no apparent reason. But, why do you need to chill out right now more than ever? “The holidays bring up additional stressors that may be don’t exist in our day-to-day lives,” says Novick. That means extra anxiety on top of your already-stressful life, which could cause a full-blown meltdown. Here’s how to nip those holiday WTH moments in the bud. Read more…

Must Haves: 12 Cute Pairs Of Thick, Toasty Socks

Yep, our toes are freakin’ cold. We’ve traded out our seasonally inappropriate short socks for something with a little more substance. (Conveniently, they also happen to fit the fool-proof stocking stuffer bill.) You certainly won’t be embarrassed about any of these 12 cute, comfortable pairs should they decide to make a surprise over-the-boot appearance this holiday season. Get the details on where to buy, after the jump! Keep reading »

The 12 Days Of Catsmas: Day 8

On The 7th Day Of Catsmas
...my true love gave to me, six cats in stockings! Read More »
On The 6th Day Of Catsmas...
...my true love gave to me, seven dogs in yarmulkes! Read More »
On The 5th Day Of Catsmas
... my true love gave to me, eight cats wrapped in gift boxes! Read More »

On the 8th day of Catsmas, my true love gave to me … Keep reading »

The 12 Days Of Catsmas: Day 7

On The 6th Day Of Catsmus
...my true love gave to me, seven dogs celebrating Hanukkah! Read More »
On The 5th Day Of Catsmas
... my true love gave to me, eight cats wrapped in gift boxes! Read More »
On The 4th Day of Catsmus
... my true love gave to me, nine dogs in Santa costumes! Read More »

On the 7th day of Catsmas, my true love gave to me…

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Holiday Beauty How-To: Kristen Stewart’s Bronze Smoky Eye

How-To: Leighton Meester
Get Leighton's festive red lips and bold brows! Read More »
Julianne's Bronze Beauty
Vintage lovers: this 1920s-esque look is to die for. Read More »
Mila's Steely Stare
Mila Kunis brings the heat for this spread. Read More »
Katie's Peacock Eyes
Do try this green, gilded makeup at home. Read More »

If I were Kristen Stewart, I would bid adieu to my sparkly boyfriend and put a ring on my makeup artist instead. Whether she’s in bright pink lipstick or this gorgeous smoked-out bronze eye, you can always bet on Bella Swan for the most enviable beauty looks (and, okay, arm candy) on any given red carpet. We’re obsessed with this pretty metallic look ― let’s take a closer look and break it down, after the jump. Keep reading »

The 12 Days Of Catsmas: Day 5

On The 2nd Day Of Catsmus
...my true love gave to me ... 11 pups in Christmas sweaters. Read More »
On The 3rd Day Of Catsmus
... my true love gave to me, 10 cats in reindeer antlers! Read More »
On The 4th Day of Catsmus
... my true love gave to me, nine dogs in Santa costumes! Read More »

On the fifth day of Catsmas, my true love gave to me… Keep reading »

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