Rachel Grumman Bender, Yahoo

Rachel Grumman Bender


Palo Alto, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rachel:

Why we hold onto things we don’t need — and how to let them go, according to experts

Letting go of stuff, even if you no longer need or use it, can be hard. Here's how to make it easier, according to experts. → Read More

How to set healthy boundaries — and what to do if people keep crossing them

Experts weigh in on how to set healthy boundaries and what you should do if someone keeps testing them. → Read More

Thinking about taking a break from alcohol? What you need to know about being 'sober-curious'

Advocates say sober-curious is about being more mindful about when — and whether — you choose to drink, rather than drinking on "autopilot." → Read More

Got a hangover? Here’s what works — and what doesn’t — according to experts

Experts debunk some popular hangover myths — and offer simple tips to help you get over a hangover. → Read More

How to teach kids to give back — plus easy ways they can help others

Try these expert-recommended ways to teach your kids about giving back and helping others this holiday season — and beyond. → Read More

Here's how to ease pet anxiety while traveling over the holidays

Try these expert-approved tips for keeping your pet calm. → Read More

What Native American parents tell their own kids about Thanksgiving — and what they want others to know

Native American parents share what they teach their kids about the holiday and what you can learn from it. → Read More

Why it's important to tell kids the truth about Thanksgiving: 'We are perpetuating harmful stereotypes'

Here are some expert-recommended ways you can start talking to kids about Thanksgiving in a more accurate and authentic way. → Read More

Elizabeth Banks, Dax Shepard are flipping the script on how they talk to their kids about sex. Why experts say ‘that’s a good thing’

Celebrities including Elizabeth Banks and Dax Shepard are opening up about the candid talks they’ve been having with their own kids about sex. Here's why experts say that's “healthy.” → Read More

TikTok doctor, mom of 4 answers COVID questions she gets asked the most by parents

TikTok's "AskDrMom" answers some of the COVID-related questions she gets asked the most by parents. → Read More

Man fixes broken down cars and gives them to people in need: ‘It’s the best feeling in the world’

Restaurant owner Eliot Middleton knows that having access to a car, particularly for those living in rural areas, changes everything. So he fixes broken down cars for free and gives them to people in need. → Read More

Teen sisters use their passion for baking to support Afghan refugee youth in their community

The sisters, who have starred on cooking shows, baked to raise money for school supplies to help Afghanistan refugee youth in their area prepare for back-to-school. → Read More

10-year-old who helped donate 100,000 meals is on a mission to spread kindness: 'We are all capable of being kind people'

Orion Jean has helped donate more than 100,000 meals to food-insecure families and more than 600 toys to children in hospitals. And this 10-year-old is just getting started. → Read More

Brooke Burke, 49, reveals tricks to de-puff eyes and firm up skin

The television and fitness personality shares her easy skin care and daytime makeup routines. → Read More

Influencer shares her ‘perfect’ date night makeup routine for women over 50

Isabella Thorp, the 53-year-old influencer and style blogger, shares her go-to date night makeup routine, including the mascara she's "obsessed" with. → Read More

Kristin Cavallari on the one skin care product that ‘freaks’ her out

The television personality and founder and chief executive officer of Uncommon James shares her clean skin care routine that leaves her complexion glowing. → Read More

Marilyn Monroe lookalike has 11 million TikTok followers — but confidence didn't come easily

Jasmine Chiswell had to work up the courage to wear vintage clothing as her signature style. → Read More

‘Your best is good enough’: How to stop negative self-talk and quiet your inner critic

On Day 3 of the Yahoo Life Challenge: Stop Doing It! Danielle LaPorte offers a quick trick for stopping negative self-talk in its tracks. → Read More

Can you opt out of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day?

Several companies are letting customers opt out of receiving Mother's Day and Father's Day emails. → Read More

'Everybody needs time': Open letter urges President Biden to create national bereavement leave policy

Taking time off from work after a loved one dies to get their affairs in order can mean putting your job at risk. Grief organizations are hoping to change that. → Read More