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How To Raise Your Kids Without Yelling Or Punishing

Sometimes, we want to scream at our kids. Usually this impulse comes out of frustration or another acute emotion in the moment of a temper tantrum or...

Leony Vandebelt
February 6 2015

23 Simple Pleasures You Can Be Grateful For, Even When You're Feeling Down

When you're feeling rushed, overwhelmed or just down, take a few minutes to appreciate life's simple pleasures. Whether they make you sigh with...

Mark Zhang
February 5 2015

Facebook Celebrates Friendship On Its 11th Birthday

Since Facebook's birth 11 years ago, the social network has transformed the entire concept of friendship.

Emi Boscamp
February 5 2015

How To Express Your Authentic Truth In Relationships

"I feel like I'm always walking on eggshells with Rosalyn," my client Sean admitted during our recent Skype session. "I hate that we can't talk about...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
February 3 2015

3 Signs Of Emotionally Strong Mothers

Throughout 21 years of parenting eight children, I have naturally been surrounded by all types of mothers with their own unique temperaments,...

Tara Sareen
February 3 2015

8 Signs Of An Abusive Relationship That You Can't Ignore

Most of us equate the idea of a "stable" life with the seemingly simple concept of an institutionalized relationship at the altar — aka marriage....

Dr. Rajeev Kurapati
February 3 2015

Why You Should Think Of Your Relationship As A Team Sport

Most of us are hyped up about the Super Bowl. Rooting for a team is undeniably fun and comforting. But when was the last time we thought deeply about...

Julia B. Colwell
February 1 2015

An Astronaut Explains The Importance Of Perspective

We all have moments like this in our lives, where something shifts, clicks into place. For me it was in June 2008, when I clamped my feet to the end...

Ron Garan
January 30 2015

How To Deal When Someone’s Just Not That Into You

Have you ever felt a connection with someone that almost immediately felt good and real, like there was definitely something between the two of you...

Kavita Patel
January 29 2015

How To Teach Your Kids To Be Compassionate

We all seem to be getting more self-obsessed by the day. Turn on your TV or open a web browser, and narcissism hits you smack in the face — everything...

Caroline Fardig
January 29 2015

Want To Fall In Love? Do These 3 Things

Connection. It's something we as humans crave. And for good reason: research tells us that people who have high-quality, long-term relationships enjoy...

Dr. Patricia Thompson
January 22 2015

The Dos & Don'ts Of Surviving Mercury Retrograde

Three or four times a year, Mercury passes the earth in its orbit. As it rounds the bend, Mercury slows down and appears to stop, or station, and spin...

The AstroTwins
January 21 2015

A Nanny Debunks 5 Common Parenting Myths

A parent may build his or her child-rearing philosophy from tradition or from the trendiest published method. But whether he/she has chosen to...

Michael Lincoln
January 20 2015

Sick Of Flaking Out? How To Start Keeping Your Word

You make plans to meet with a friend and then find yourself thinking, Meh, I don't really feel like it. She won't mind if I cancel at the last moment....

Dr. Suzanne Gelb
January 20 2015

3 Essential Things To Keep In Mind For The Best Relationship Of Your Life

Believe it or not, we can deliberately choose to cultivate skills that will help us realize the full potential of our relationships. We can re-access...

Linda Carroll, M.S.
January 19 2015

Why It's Important To Set Healthy Boundaries With Your Kids

Today, many households have "mini-democracies" where a child's voice or opinion is equal to those of his/her parents. In some families, the child's...

Krissy Pozatek
January 18 2015

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

In my work, I help people recover from childhood sexual abuse or adult trauma. I also help couples expand their sexual repertoire and boundaries in...

Emma Dixon
January 16 2015

Women Are Better Than Men At Using Social Media

You'd think that social media would stress us out. With our friends and media outlets constantly tweeting, posting to Facebook, Instagramming and...

Emi Boscamp
January 16 2015

I Was In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship. Here's How I Got Out

My ex thought he needed me to complete him. "You are the reason that I'm so happy," he used to tell me. But he wouldn't tell me this in a simply sweet...

Katy Saer
January 9 2015

How To Prioritize Your Social Life When You Don't Have Balance

There's something no one tells you about making friends once you become a "real adult." Here it is: making friends is hard! When you were younger,...

Felicia Spahr
January 9 2015