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The Outraged Father Who Lost It

Fred Engh | Posted 12.01.2015 | Parents
Fred Engh

Many years ago, when I first founded the National Youth Sports Coaches Association, I was asked by the U.S. Army Youth Services headquarters in Europe to speak at their annual championships dinner.

20 Ways Not to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter - Then How to Fix Things

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.21.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Teenage girls are sensitive to the way people in authority talk to them, especially their mothers. They are easily wounded, feel criticized, and vulnerable when they sense or get outright disapproval. However, mothers are only trying to shape them up to be young women and don't understand their sensitive narcissism.

20 Behaviors Even the Most Successful People Need to Stop

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, Marshall Goldsmith had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world's authori...

The Heart of Parental Intelligence: A Divorced Mother and Son Build Their Relationship

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

One afternoon a nine-year-old spent a great afternoon playing outside on a warm Saturday in November. He came inside after several hours grimy, hungry, and exhausted and his devoted mother fed him and gave him a bubble bath that he loved. I know this mother well and she shared what soon ensued.

WATCH: How to Make Sure Your Boys Become Gentlemen

HooplaHa | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents

It is every mother of boy's dream to raise polite, kind young men. What is the trick? While there is no sure fire way, there are some tips that can help.

Autism as a Life Strategy

William Kenower | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
William Kenower

Autism, to me, is not a disease or a condition but a strategy to deal with the universal and endless challenge of being human, of getting along and having free.

Savvy & Sincere, A Successful Lawyer & Mother of Twins Walks the Line Between Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

5 Ways to Make Losing Weight Less Overwhelming

Naomi Teeter | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Naomi Teeter

Why does everything seem so crushing after just a short amount of time? There's not just one answer for this. We all have different perceived reasons as to why it feels like a struggle. Here are five typical reasons losing weight can feel overwhelming and what to do instead:

Punch Shame in the Gut

Scott Gornto | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Gornto

In heightened states of emotion, parents can spew shame-filled words. While shame finds its origin in dozens of people and circumstances, far too many grown adults still experience shame because of how their parents (or primary caregivers) treated them as children or teenagers.

Ten Terrific Tips for Unlocking Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.02.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you wonder what to do when your child has some puzzling, even distressing behaviors? Do you wonder why he acts the way he does? No need to panic--the key is to find the meaning behind the behavior. If you don't understand it, how in the world can you know what to do?

There's a Thousand-Pound Gorilla on Top of My Foot and I Love It

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 10.28.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

Typically I'm not one to put my foot down. But this time the foot's down and it's staying down. As opposed to those times when I work myself into a lay-down-the-law mood and then lift my foot as I come out of that mood, this time the foot's holding firm.

Faced With Unwanted Behavior? Ask, 'What Does it Mean?' Not, 'What Do I Do'

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Children of all ages demonstrate unwanted behaviors that are puzzling. They don't always do what good hearted parents wish. Babies cry after they've been fed, changed, stimulated and hugged. Toddlers make messes after you've just cleaned up. Two- and three-year-olds thrive on saying, "No."

Clipped Down...

Erin Musto | Posted 10.19.2015 | Parents
Erin Musto

I was a good kid, I had different skills and tools. We all do. I don't want my girls to grow up thinking that we all need to be amazing and fantastic every day. I also know that this knowledge and support of our kids being human and real starts with us, parents.

The Motivational Secret Nobody Ever Talks About

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Of course there is a great deal of overlap between external and internal motivation. A best-selling author might be passionate about writing and also enjoy the fame and fortune that accompanies his success. Problems arise when external motivation eclipses internal motivation.

A Conversation with "Unlocking Parental Intelligence" Author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

This conversation is between Sally Allen of Books, Ink's HamletHub and author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

10 Reasons Not To Call Your Child Shy

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parenting the socially uneasy child is more complicated than labeling your child as "shy." Your child may be different from you, if you're outgoing. That difference or mismatch with you might make you uncomfortable, but it doesn't mean something is problematic for your child.

A Survival Guide to Dealing with Difficult Colleagues

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Professional behavior should be a given expectation among working adults but in reality, most of us have experienced unprofessional conduct in the workplace. You can choose your friends but you don't always have the luxury of choosing your colleagues.

How Catnip Affects Your Kitty's Behavior

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Believe it or not, scientists have yet to discover why catnip drives kitties wild. They've identified the chemical substance in catnip that causes the...

The Science Behind Our Preferences

Quora | Posted 10.06.2015 | Science

Typically we explain taste -- in food, music, movies, art -- in terms of culture, upbringing, and sheer chance. In recent years there have been several attempts to explain taste from biological perspectives: either neuroscience or evolutionary psychology.

Buzzed Runners to Buzzing Neurons via ColorfulCortex Weekly

Jess Carson | Posted 10.15.2015 | Science
Jess Carson

ColorfulCortex is a weekly digest of neuroscience news in social, vice, tech and more.

The New Science of Stress: What You Need to Know

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

It's time for us to start having a more balanced conversation about stress. While chronic stress exists and isn't good for our mental or physical health, there is so much more to the stress story than "stress is bad."

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

NASA Secrets for Your Success

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Dragos Bratasanu

Dearest friend, Are you familiar with the pain of having a dream and not knowing how to make it a reality? I am too but this shouldn't be like this...

Has Your Doctor's Success Required More Competitiveness Than Compassion?

Matthew A. Weed PhD | Posted 09.22.2015 | Science
Matthew A. Weed PhD

Our physician training system currently increases suffering for patients like me and the millions of community caregivers who help us. It raises healthcare costs and adds significantly to physician burn-out because we neither select for empathy nor prepare future doctors to understand how patients work, live, and die.

How to Keep Your House Clean When You're Owned by a Cat

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Karen Becker

If it seems like you're spending all your free time cleaning up after Tiger, don't despair. Here are a few tips and tricks for keeping up with cat clutter than can make the chore much easier and less time-consuming.