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Karen Stankiewicz

Karen is a writer/translator for Utopia. She's a globetrotting Canadian who enjoys curling up with a good book, spending time outdoors, and experimenting in the kitchen.

most dangerous sports

The 15 Most Dangerous Sports — and How to Get the Thrill Safely

The most dangerous sports are not limited to thrill-seekers and adrenalin junkies, plenty of them are more common than you might think. Read on to learn more. Read more

hiking vs trekking

Hiking vs. Trekking: Find Out Which One Is For You

Choosing between hiking vs. trekking can be a difficult decision. Both are great forms of exercise, but how do you tell which one is right for you? Read more

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10 Practical Steps to Overcome Perfectionism Every Day

Perfectionism can hold you back from achieving your goals. Learn 10 practical tips to overcome perfectionism and start making progress! Read more

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The 9 Best Bedtime Stretches to Improve Your Sleep

Wondering what bear hugs and low lunges have in common? These and other easy bedtime stretches can help you get a good night's sleep. Read more

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Can You Fry With Olive Oil? Health & Safety Considerations

Can you fry with olive oil? Uncover the facts, health benefits and tips for cooking with this Mediterranean kitchen staple. Read more

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What to Do With Spoiled Milk: Easy Homemade Cheese Recipe

Got spoiled milk? Don't throw it out! Learn what to do with spoiled milk and turn it into delicious homemade cheese with this easy recipe. Read more

when to plant tulips

The Best Time to Plant Tulips for a Picture-Perfect Garden

Along with daffodils, tulips are the ultimate sign of spring. Learn when to plant tulips so you can enjoy the bright pops of color in your own yard. Read more

is skinny dipping illegal

Is Skinny Dipping Illegal? What You Need to Know

Is skinny dipping illegal? If you want to experience swimming in the buff, it's important to learn the laws before you strip down. We've got you covered. Read more