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Can a Casper Mattress Help You Catch More Zzz’s?

Casper joined the mattress game in 2014 when it took the internet by storm doing the seemingly impossible: making buying a mattress cool. Claiming to be the millennial’s mattress, Casper opted to market their mattresses via celebrity endorsements and quirky brain teaser subway ads instead of TV commercials and jingles. And it worked. A slew of...

Let's Get Sauced: How to Can Tomatoes at Home

Feeling saucy? You probably need some uber-flavorful home-canned tomatoes in your life (and in your marinara). So gather your supplies, put on your dancing shoes, and strike a confident pose, because you can can tomatoes at home — here’s how. How to can tomatoes Gather your canning gear.Prep the tomatoes.Assemble your jars.Get...

2 Nonintimidating First Steps Toward Decluttering Your Space

You’re here! That means it’s Monday, or it’s feeling like one. Don’t worry Greatist has your back. Subscribe to our newsletter for direct access to Mondays with Minaa, a mental health column by our resident self-care expert, Minaa. Design by Alexis Lira Hi, and Happy Monday! It’s spring cleaning season, which means it’s a great...

How Crohn’s Disease Helped Me Become Stronger

Imagine being told you have Crohn’s disease at age 16. That’s what happened to me. All I heard was the word “disease.” I was about to start my senior year of high school. I was feeling sick for a long time and kept it under wraps because I thought it would go away. I started losing weight (at an extreme rate). Bathroom trips were...

The Salty Truth: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Sodium

Sodium is one of the most misunderstood nutrients in your diet. It can get a bad rap because eating excess sodium is associated with increased disease risk and even early death. (Yikes.) But the right amount of sodium is absolutely essential for your health and does so much for your bod. FYI: There’s a big diff between the sodium naturally found...

8 Genius Decluttering Tips That Will Actually Make Your Life Easier

Martí Sans/Stocksy United When you spend a lot of time in your home, it can be easy to get into the habit of organizing and reorganizing the same space over and over. Whether you just can’t get yourself to finally get rid of certain items or you’ve had trouble finding an organization solution that’s as efficient as it is aesthetically...

The Mega Benefits of Omega-3 Supplements

Omega-3s are fats that perform a number of super important functions in your body. You can get them by eating foods like fish and nuts, and you can get even more by taking omega-3 supplements. Find out whether these supps are right for you and where to find them. Best omega-3 supplements Looking for the best supplements for...

Need Help with Parenthood? Here’s Your (Trigger) Shot

Trigger shots are a hormonal fertility treatment that can bump up your baby-making odds by helping you ovulate or time ovulation. Assisted reproductive technology (ART) can seem crazy complicated if you’re new to the fertility fam. But don’t worry! We got you covered. Here’s a deep dive into the trigger shot and how it may increase your...

Pressure Pushing Down on Your Sinuses? Understanding Sinus Headaches

Feel like your sinuses are under pressure? Cue Bowie and Queen🎵 — you may be dealing with a sinus headache.  Sinus headaches happen when your sinuses — basically the cavities behind your eyes, nose, cheeks, and forehead — become congested or inflamed. This puts pressure on these areas, causing a headache. With these headaches, you may...

Decorate Your Bedroom in 7 Easy Steps (and Say Bye-Bye to Cinder Blocks)

Hellomikee/Twenty20 There’s something about the emptiness or untidiness of an undecorated room that instantly strikes anxiety into the heart of a type A personality. But a bigger question looms — where to start? Thinking about choosing everything from the ground up in a room can feel daunting. Instead, the best way to decorate a bedroom is to...

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