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You're Doing Birthdays All Wrong. Here's How To Actually Make Your Wishes Come True

This wacky tradition is actually getting in the way of us realizing our dreams.

Andrew Horn
May 6 2017

Saying No Is An Art. Here's How To Do It Gracefully

"This way, the next time you're tempted to people please, you'll go a different route, saving you from resentment or burnout."

Dominica Applegate
March 14 2017

15 Ways To Stay Connected To Your Long-Distance Tribe

Because it's never goodbye if you keep that group text alive.

Lindsay Kellner
January 7 2017

How To Tell If You Should Offer Advice To A Friend—Or Keep Quiet

It can be tough to know when to offer constructive criticism and when to keep quiet. Here's an easy litmus test to help you get it right every time.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 21 2016

11 Ways To Forge Meaningful Connections Anywhere You Go

One of the magical things about being in a new place is the perspective we gain for life happening all around us.

Cait Scudder
July 3 2016

The Real Reason You Can't Communicate With Your Partner

To expect you to see the world the same way I do is a huge challenge. We get exasperated, because underneath our point of view lies the question “Why...

How I Finally Found Friends That Get My Spiritual Side

I had just started my journey into spirituality when I was at dinner, and I heard a woman talking about Doreen Virtue's angel cards. I immediately got...

Abbey Campbell Cook
April 16 2016

The Lost Art Of Apologizing (And How To Do It Right Every Time)

A heartfelt apology has the power to heal and ultimately change lives. It’s fundamental to building lasting, meaningful relationships.

Dezryelle Arcieri, LMFT
April 11 2016

5 Things Never To Say To Someone With Anxiety

Cultivating a safe space for the anxiety sufferers you care about is the best (and maybe the only) way to help. Here's how to do it. So, whether you...

Sam Maracic
April 4 2016

25 Ways To Be Happier (And Why Your Relationship Depends On It)

I recently stumbled upon a quote by author Tom Robbins that perfectly describes why love often fails:

Monica Parikh
November 16 2015

How My Journey Through An Eating Disorder Taught Me To Love Myself

When I was 25 years old, I considered myself a “weekend warrior." My friends and I worked hard during the week, focusing on work, fitness, and...

October 21 2015

I Lost 150 Pounds But Won't Give Out Weight-Loss Advice. Here's Why

If you’re like me, and you’ve lost a significant amount of weight at some point in your life, someone has asked, “How did you do it?” Sometimes people...

Naomi Teeter
October 6 2015

10 Tips To REALLY Stay In Touch With People You Care About

There are so many people in our lives that we want to see more and then ... for some reason we don't. Despite the best intentions, it can be hard to...

Chrystina Noel
September 19 2015

I'm A Straight Guy: Here's Why I Had A Threesome With My Best Male Friend

One Sunday last year, my best friend Ian and I got on a train in NYC heading back home from a night out. I took a seat in one of the two seaters next...

David Smith
September 17 2015

How Your Coping Style Might Be Making Your Life MORE Stressful

We can’t avoid stressful situations, but we have the power to choose how we deal with that stress. Sometimes our coping mechanisms actually create...

Doreen Virtue
September 15 2015

5 Ways To Help A Friend Who's In A Bad Relationship (Without Harming Your Friendship)

Even the brightest and nicest people can be involved in a relationship that sucks them dry.

Narveen Dosanjh, M.D.
September 2 2015

8 Ways The Full Moon In Pisces Can Help You Find Inner Peace

Ready, set, release. The Pisces full moon awakens our desire for closure on a deep soul level. As the zodiac’s last sign, Pisces is about endings and...

The AstroTwins
August 29 2015