Secrets for Designing with Color & Pattern, Courtesy of Rebecca Atwood

Among certain members of the design cognoscenti, Rebecca Atwood is something of a living legend. Armed with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, the Brooklyn artist and designer cut her teeth in...
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Sajani Amarasiri's Swears for Living a Healthy and Ethical Lifestyle

Health and wellness to me is about not being judgmental, and instead approaching it with fun and balance. I came to America 11 years ago from Sri Lanka, and my idea of health and wellness...
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How to Help Your Kids Cope During the Pandemic, According to Dr. Harvey Karp

This is undoubtedly a unique time for everyone, especially our children. While they may not be able to fully comprehend or wrap their heads around what exactly is happening in the world, their lives have...
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From Books, Beauty, to Style: 10 Things Grace Atwood Absolutely Swears By

My name is Grace Atwood and I’m the founder of The Stripe and co-host of Bad on Paper Podcast where I cover a slew of women’s lifestyle topics, but most notably books, skincare, and all...
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Here Are the Books SwearBy Editors Are Reading This Summer

There's something about reading in the summertime. While you might not necessarily have more hours in the day to relax, the warm sun reminds us to slow down a bit. What better way to do...
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Cookbooks We Absolutely Love for Summer

Staying tucked away at home is so much more palatable, literally, when you’re eating well. And while there’s no shame in ordering delivery a few (or several) times a week, sometimes meals made from a...
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12 Essentials for a Relaxing Staycation

The secret to a happy life is all in how you view things. You’re not on lockdown. You’re on staycation. And whether you’re camping out in the back yard or schlepping to the nearest five...
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11 Father's Day Gifts That Are Anything but Basic

We hate to say it, but no dad wants a new tie (or golf balls...or business socks) for Father's Day. But that doesn't mean you can't get something thoughtful and useful. If you’re racking your...
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Read Black Authors: 10 Books to Add to Your Bookshelves

Hi, friends. Times are tough right now and our hearts are heavy. Many of us are trying to figure out how to move forward in a productive way. We've donated our money, signed petitions, posted...
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8 Nonfiction Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down

If you’ve ever given up on a book after the first page—or, worse, muddled through simply because you started it—this list is for you. We rounded-up the most jaw-dropping nonfiction reads from SwearBy’s informal book...
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How to Entertain Yourself at Home When Netflix is Getting Meh

Yeah, you watched “Tiger King.” And “Love is Blind.” And every other binge-able show you could find to stream. But if you’re like us, all that TV watching is getting Booo-ring with a capital B....
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Steal These Design Secrets: What Real Estate Developer Amalia Graziani Swears By

Amalia Graziani is a residential real estate developer with a passion for creating spaces that inspire a sense of calm. Her style is serene and simple, yet packed with character. “I’m really inspired by spaces...
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What's Better Than A Tie? 11 Father's Day Gifts to Win the Gifting Game

You've given ties, personalized ceramics, and watches all before. This year, you're stepping up your gifting game with the help of our Editors who gave us their #1 Father's Day gift recommendations for #1 Dads....
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Ten Items to Pack for the Perfect Beach Vacation

I'm a NYC-based entertainment lawyer with a passion for travel, so much so that I started a travel-focused Instagram account (@the_vacationista) to chronicle my adventures and share packing tips. I am points-obsessed and creatively use...
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Swear-worthy Gift Ideas for the Graduating Girl

She did it! And now you have a freshly-minted graduate on your hands. But how do you congratulate her for all the hard work (and partying) she's done, while bracing her for the rude awakening...
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Ten Unique Mother's Day Gifts to Swear By

Macaroni necklaces. Gift cards. Coupon books. Flowers. While we firmly believe that "it's the thought that counts," we've all been a little guilty of giving a Mother’s Day gift that was less than unique. There's...
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Jennifer Laski's Swears for a Busy Life, On and Off the Set

Jennifer Laski knows a thing or two about multi-tasking. As the Photo & Video Director at The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard Magazine, she orchestrates over 600 photo and video shoots per year, juggling at least...
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Simple Swears for a Busy Life: What Author and Fitness Expert Erin Stutland Swears By

Erin Stutland is a best-selling author, fitness expert, mom, and entrepreneur bringing mindful movement and meditation to the masses. What is mindful movement, you ask? Erin describes it as, “the idea of moving from a...
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By Women, For Women - Female Founded Brands We SwearBy

According to the Female Founder Collective, 82% of women are more likely to purchase from women-owned businesses, if they only knew who they were. As a female-founded business that's powered by (and in service of!)...
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5 Page-Turners For Cozy Afternoons

There's nothing better than getting lost in a good book, but sometimes it can be challenging to find ones you just can't put down. You know, the ones you will stay up late reading only...
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What's on My Career Coaching Bookshelf?

Call me a bookwork if you must. I love to reference other great leaders, authors and coaches for the trends and tested development methods. I love all things self development, business development, how to lead,...
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Nonfiction Swears That Will Change How You See The World

I love a good fiction novel, but there's something so magical about the power of the true story. Reading nonfiction has the ability to transform how we experience the world around us. This past year,...
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What I Swear By to Boost Career Confidence

I want to feel confident at work in front of a crowd or with clients and colleagues. Who doesn't? Confidence is an energy that can be witnessed, felt and shared! That powerful feeling helps you...
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Swears for Every Role you Play: What Actor/Fitness Instructor/Doula Rachel Nicks Swears By

“I’ve always been someone who wanted to do ALL the things,” says major multi-hyphenate Rachel Nicks, an actor, fitness instructor, doula, and mom. “I thrive when I get to purse all of my passions. It...
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No Thank You to Resolutions, Gratitude & Goals Please

January can be a frenzy of energy to change, change, change and do it by yesterday. A quick scroll on instagram and you will see vision boards, resolutions, promises and a lot of 'new year,...
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