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Happiness Week - The urge for shopping depends on the individual; some truly despise the act while others literally can’t get enough. It can get to the point where some are even addicted. Do you shop to relieve stress? BTR examines the reality of retail therapy.
A new app called Wonder lets users search for and save NYC and London restaurants, bars, stores, and more by swiping. Wonder also lets users click on the location’s photo for a short description and link to the place’s main site.
Happiness Week – How do we stay happy? BTR staffers spell out the strategies we use in our daily lives, including painting nails, hiking the forest pats, finding neighborhood cats, or translating our feelings of felicity into words.
Buzz Week - Ever reached into your pocket to answer a text, only to find you have no new notifications? If you aren’t obsessed with your devices or regularly use a smartphone, you likely know someone that has felt these phantom vibrations.
Finding a roommate you can actually handle living with is a very necessary, yet complicated task. Though it can be difficult to maintain a system of organization, people tend to fall back on attempting to enforce “chore charts” or leaving passive aggressive notes next to stacks of dirty dishes in the sink.
Take advantage of your birthday month and treat yourself by signing up for some impressive deals. Whether you like coffee, clothes, makeup, or desserts, there are many ways to indulge in these personal gifts.
Made in the USA Week - What’s it like growing up first generation American in an immigrant household? Well, it’s kind of like living two lives--an American life, and a life that preserves a foreign culture’s traditions. Many who grow up this way define themselves as having a bicultural identity.
Relationship Week - Accepting a Facebook request, liking an Instagram post, favoriting a Tweet--these are actions that lead to everyday virtual interaction with one another, all of which begin online friendships. Could online friendships be more genuine than offline ones?
Rain Week - With more and more modern technology--television, internet, radio, internet radio, smartphones, and apps--there are numerous ways of getting the weather report for the day before venturing outside. BTR staffers chime in on how they get their weather reports.
Remember those shoes with the wheel... in the heel? These gems from the 2000s could be making a comeback. Steer clear of kids who might be rolling down a mall near you.
Today marks the first day of Throwback Week here at BTR and we thought it best to kick it off with a celebration of our favorite discontinued food products. Aside from a few pleas to bring them back, we’re also talking about our own personal experiences.
Fitness vloggers Karena and Katrina are helping women reach their summer goals in a healthy way. Focusing on mental health is just as important as fitness, which these trainers emphasize.
Vacation Week - We long to get away from our confining routines. Instead of sulking about feeling trapped, we should instead try to find ways to take mini-vacations in the places we live.

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