Down with the nuclear family! Dr. Mitchell Kalpakjian argues that "nearness to extended family provides more opportunities for friendships, hospitality, conversation, practical advice, and acts of kindness and charity," in this article for Seton Magazine, "Families and Grandparents: Why We Need Each Other."
Make friends and socialize. It's good for your heart, according to this Atlantic article, "Friendship, for a Healthy Heart."
Real Housekeeping describes all the trendiest options for brewing coffee at home in this two-part post with lots of enticing pics, "Beat the Winter Blues...With Coffee!" You'll want to try a new method and invite a friend over for a cup.