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An Optimist Who Was Six Figures In Debt

Michelle Bersell | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Michelle Bersell

Being in debt is bad enough. Being six figures in debt puts a choke hold around your neck. How did I arrive at the astronomical number of being six fi...

Why Being Angry At Your Spouse May Be Bad For Your Kids

Posted 02.27.2015 | Dr. Phil

If you think you can have a chip on your shoulder directed toward your spouse — that won't affect your child — watch this. Like Dr. Phil | F...

6 Things I Wish I Didn't Struggle With, But Do

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 02.18.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

I've had a lot of cool wins in the last year or so. After three years, the hard work is paying off. I've kept off the 170 pounds I lost. I get to wake up and do whatever I want -- work wise -- in the place that I love, Maui, Hawaii.

The Secret Life of a Teenage Caregiver

Michelle Hanson | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hanson

I hated the anger I felt towards him, hated the way I treated him in his moments of weakness. I hated the doctors that gave him the opiates that eventually took over his life, and I hated the disease that robbed me of the father that had taught me to play baseball and make the best ice cream sundaes in the world.

27 Common Things That Prevent Our Happiness

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.

How Ordering Breakfast Can Explain The Difference Between Men And Women

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Valentine's Day is approaching so I thought it appropriate to tell the story I often do in therapy to help describe a basic difference between the genders. It's actually not simply a difference. More like a lack of understanding.

15 Rules to Live by for a Happier Life

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

1. Treat every day as a beautiful gift. Hands up if you count down the days until Friday. We're wishing away more than half of our week while simulta...

The New England Patriots and The Pink Jersey

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 01.15.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

"W-H-Y are they playing so badly?" My daughter asks in a voice that sounds like a deathbed rattle. I giggle and then realize this is not a rhetorical question. She actually wants an answer.

The New England Patriots and The Pink Jersey

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 01.16.2015 | Sports
Rebecca Jackson

We've been here before. Literally, as any New Englander can tell you. Such a mood of complete irascibility has seldom been observed in my house. It's frustrating to watch the team you love get outplayed on their own field.

9 Very Good Reasons To Let Go Of That Grudge

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Humans are a very self-preserving species. When we've been wronged, we want the world to know. We want the responsible party to pay for their indiscre...

What We All Need Now

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we blame or project our pain onto others, then we're avoiding the real cause that lies within ourselves: our deep unhappiness and, simultaneously, our longing for happiness.

What's the Payoff?

Wendy Reese | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

It may look like there is no payoff and you're a victim in the situation. If you truly want to shift your life, you have to get courageously honest with yourself. Explore these three guiding questions with your victim archetype.


Marcia Liss | Posted 01.10.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Cussin'? Outbursts? Answers and Relief Here

AlzLIVE | Posted 01.06.2015 | Fifty

People living with Alzheimer's and dementia can exhibit a broad range of responsive behaviors, such as wandering, verbal repetition, sexual behavior or angry outbursts. For caregivers, dealing with responsive behaviors can be a frustrating and exhausting task. But there are answers.

When Mama Loses Her Temper

Seleni Institute | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Seleni Institute

We identify with our children, and their faults make us more furious when they feel familiar. We may worry their actions are a reflection of us.

When We Love Each Other More, What Happens?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

Of course we know when we're angry, but do we really know why? More often it is because a need you have is not being met, so discovering what that need truly is will allow you to resolve your anger. You should also explain this to the person you're angry with so they know.

The Fine Art of Getting Out of Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.07.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Getting out of debt is, almost inconsequentially, about the money -- yet it's the bills people focus on. It's no wonder why debt ruins the lives of masses of people who struggle under its burden.

8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

Confront With Care

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Few leaders can avoid confrontation. There are simply too many items and employees that require oversight and guidance. The likelihood is very high that every leader will need to address numerous areas of concern within her organization at various points.

5 Steps to Letting Go of the Past

Peter Field | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Your new year, and your new life await. There is no better time than now to draw a line under the past and move forward into a better, fresher and freer tomorrow. Follow these five steps and you will do just that.

Yoga Isn't Just Bliss

Yaoshiang Ho | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Yaoshiang Ho

Jason Crandell released this video last week, talking about his childhood interest in the human condition, his discovery of yoga (shocking spoiler: it was to get credits to graduate), and the office work element of being a yoga teacher.

How to Like Your Life More

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.

It's Okay to Be Angry

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."

National Adoption Awareness Month: Hearing the Voices of Adoptees, Part II

Mirah Riben | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Events like National Adoption Awareness Month are created and used by the mega adoption industry to promote adoption. Less recognized, however, is the reality that even the happiest of adoptions are a result of tragedy and loss.

Ever Feel Like Punching Everyone in the Face?

Maria Senise | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

ARRHGIHEIGUUGHHEIHGHEHEHHUUUUUGGGGHHHHH!!!!! Sorry... Had to get that out... RAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRR!!!!! Whoops... still not done... Ever feel like pu...