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What Students Like Me Really Need

America's Promise Alliance | Posted 06.01.2016 | Education
America's Promise Alliance

By Anna Populorum "As a student, I'm told where I need to go, but not how to get there. What kids like me really need is guidance. We need a commun...

ADVICE 22: The Two-Pronged Approach to Handling Stress

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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3 Things You Absolutely Cannot Do During Your Divorce

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.31.2016 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

Getting a divorce requires a lot of adulting. (And yes, "adulting" is now a verb.) The timing on that couldn't be worse, because when you're getting a divorce, adulting is extremely challenging.

Laurie Anderson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Be loose!" The legendary multimedia artist, musician and film director Laurie Anderson puts it as simply and clearly as that when she here advises ar...

ADVICE 21: The Pitfalls of Infatuation

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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I Like My Coworker Better Than My Boyfriend -- Should I Break Up?

Em & Lo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Dear Em & Lo, I've been with my boyfriend for 5 years and we live together. In the beginning we were madly in love but then, as with most couples, th...

Best Advice for Undergrads? Don't Wait Until Graduation To Gain Work Experience

Ximena N. Beltran | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Ximena N. Beltran

If you wait until you have your diploma in hand, you're already too late. My advice to undergrads? Start tackling projects (outside of school) that you care about. As soon as possible. This is what will eventually lead you to paid work.

ADVICE 20: Friends With Benefits -- With a Twist

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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Top 5 Love Lessons From the Season Premiere of "The Bachelorette"

Em & Lo | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

It's baaaaaaaack. The premiere of season 12 of ABC's The Bachelorette found (the boobs of) Joelle "JoJo" Fletcher bouncing back from being very ceremoniously dumped on national television by milquetoast cousin of Miss Piggy, Ben Higgins, on the last season of The Bachelor

6 Ways Reading Will Enrich and Enhance Your Life

Adam Gilad | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Gilad

So turn of the computer, put your cell phone in another room and crack open a good book. And be sure to inhale the pages deeply. Books tend to have a wonderful smell as well.

9 Online Camps to Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) This Summer

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media OK, don't laugh. Virtual summer camps -- where kids head to the computer instead of the pool or park -- are a ...

'Unbundling' -- A Great Example of How to Divorce Amicably

Em & Lo | Posted 05.20.2016 | Divorce
Em & Lo

A friend of ours on Facebook, whom we'll call E, recently announced in a status update that he and his wife are divorcing. We were so impressed with the tone and spirit of the message and the approach to uncoupling they seem to be taking, we asked if we could reprint his posts here. They graciously agreed.

Should We Just Get Over It?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

What matters is that the individual himself accept the time and energy needed to metabolize and integrate the psychic change in order to continue with life in the present.

ADVICE 19: On Regret

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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ADVICE 18: Adventures in Babysitting

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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ROUTINE MAINTENANCE: BECOMING A BETTER PARENT AND SPOUSE

R.C. Liley | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
R.C. Liley

Search the web or ask other parents around you and one of the first bits of advice you'll hear is "Find a routine!" Pretty soon, you'll realize this i...

Just Because You Stutter Doesn't Mean You're Alone

Madeline Wahl | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

It's National Stuttering Awareness Week, a time to raise awareness about stuttering, a time to be more empathetic, and a time to learn how to handle yourself when talking to a person who stutters and not be awkward in conversations.

What Are the Rules of the Rebound?

Em & Lo | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Dear Em & Lo, I just got out of a long-term relationship. I'm just wondering how long one should wait before dating or hooking up or whatever it's c...

ADVICE 16: Sex Talk

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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8 Things I Learned About Marriage From My Happily Married Parents

Nancy Roman | Posted 05.09.2016 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

When my dad died six years ago, my parents had been married 64 years. This week marks their 70th wedding anniversary. And we will celebrate -- because they are certainly still married. In my mother's heart and in our memories.

ADVICE 15: Marital Rape

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

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Mom's Advice Was Right... and Wrong

Karen Hough | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business
Karen Hough

With Mother's Day around the corner, we're reminded of all the great advice our moms provide -- and a couple of ways she may have missed the mark! Specifically, we'll share ways your mom was right when communicating with confidence.

Lesley Stahl On Why We Need To Stop All The Gramma Jokes

Lesley Stahl | Posted 05.06.2016 | Fifty
Lesley Stahl

As I've travelled around the country this past month talking about grandmothers, I keep hearing the old jokes: "I should've had my grandchildren FIRST" and "The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is because they have a common enemy." Well, I say nonsense!

Fix-To-Rent is Creating the Perfect Rental Home

Dean Graziosi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Dean Graziosi

Foreclosure inventories are down, and many of those that are available are in pretty rough condition. The good news is that this situation is helping...

ADVICE 14: How Do I Break Up With My Parents?

Brent Stoller | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

As an only child, I was always very close with my parents. My mother relied on me solely when she and my father fought. Girl time. Growing up, I always said I'd move next door and live there with her forever and always be her best friend. Now, I live about 10 miles away (if that), but I work full time, pay my own bills, and live with my boyfriend.