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Bond Better by Altering How You Speak, Move and Appear

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Kare Anderson

Ready to turn more in-person situations into opportunities to bond with unexpected allies and others? Make some simple changes in how you dress, move, speak or optimize the settings in which you meet.

The Powerful Allure of Sports

Ken Reed | Posted 08.23.2015 | Sports
Ken Reed

When sport is driven by the soul instead of the ego, it can be good, very good. Besides forging lifelong bonds between family members and friends, there are many other reasons -- egoless reasons -- why we're drawn to sports. Consider just a few:

Here's What You're Missing From These 5 Mealtime Traditions Around The World

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.10.2015 | Parents

Think back to the last meal you enjoyed: the conversation, the time spent at the table, the memories made. Now ask yourself: What if you did it all differently?

Keeping That Sizzle Long After First Sight

Rosie Noesi | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weddings
Rosie Noesi

We all have different ways we need to be loved. A note on your lover's car before they go to work can go a long way. In the book "The 5 Love Languages," the author tell us about how to show your partner love by speaking their love language. There are five: quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, touch, and acts of service.

This Is What Happened at a Grownup Sleepover

Rumni Saha | Posted 06.28.2015 | Women
Rumni Saha

For some time I had been wicked stressed, taking on way more than I could handle but I did it -- well disguised on the outside but a veritable mess on the inside. So finally when I was able to convince myself that I was no superwoman in spite of what I liked to believe, and that it was nothing to be ashamed of, I felt a sense of relief. However, it was now time to make up for lost time and "unhad" fun.

When Moms Bond

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

We look at each other and laugh and that's all it takes for the floodgates to open. She has three kids; I have three kids. We both worked in offices before having children and now stay at home. We're both killing time with our toddlers, wondering how we'll fill the next three hours.

Why Love Isn't Such A Mystery After All

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Feeling butterflies in your stomach, going weak at the knees and getting swept off your feet are just a few of the expectations we harbor when it come...

Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral pie...

Bonding With a Box Store

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Bonni Brodnick

The person serving mini-tacos samples showed complete politesse when I circled back for the fifth time.

F Is for Follow Up

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

We know that it's fantasy to wish for "closing a deal" on your first call or during your first meeting with a potential customer. If that is the cas...

Can Wine and Paint Help Boost Business?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

On the surface, having a glass of wine and painting a pretty picture may seem kind of silly for a staff of adults at a business services agency to partake in. But dig a little deeper and you'll be able to see how it really does help to benefit your company.

Revisiting the 'Hormone of Love'

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

It's been more than a decade since oxytocin was first heralded as the "hormone of love" -- a distinction that came with optimistic predictions for future drug therapies. The question now is not whether oxytocin has beneficial effects, but under what circumstances and for whom does it have these effects?

The Conditions of Unconditional Love

Jason Good | Posted 07.13.2013 | Parents
Jason Good

The ridiculous downside to parenting is clear and visceral -- that's why it's so easy and funny to complain about it. But how can I explain the upside, that enormous emotional experience, which compels us to persevere?

Sensory Ways to Help You Sell and Serve in Your Business

Kare Anderson | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Some ways to simulate the senses of your customers or colleagues in order to get the outcome you want.

NYC Running on Empty..The Best 'INGs' in Life

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.07.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

New Yorkers have made an art out of running. From running up bar tabs to running down pedestrians; from running into ex-boyfriends to running out of patience. But the decision to run or not to run the Marathon -- that was the question.

WATCH: Is Love A Mystery Or Not? From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What makes us fall in love? Relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson shared her thoughts on the mystery of love when she met with me on a recent episode of...

7 Things That Would Be More Fun To Do With Coworkers Than A Juice Fast

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.13.2012 | Women

1. Conducting meetings in the bathroom — with everyone in separate stalls. I have to imagine this is inevitable when office-wide cleanses commenc...

The Power Of Psychics -- It's Not What You Think

Neely Steinberg | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
Neely Steinberg

I don't believe in psychics. Never have. But a recent experience taught me just how important a role they can play in our lives.

Wild Women in Gym Shoes

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

At midlife, the fight for fitness is a daily battle, my goal no loftier than to keep my butt from becoming the size and shape of my office chair.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Let's Talk About Sex: The Science of Love

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

2011-11-25-elovelvoelveo.jpgNeuroscientists have shown that in some ways, love is similar to addiction.

Family Dinners: Just Holiday Time, Or All The Time?

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Parents
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

Family dinners can be a loving, predictable routine that make kids feel safe and cherished. It's wonderful to know there is something you can always count on, even when there's so much unpredictability and change in our fast paced lives.

Adoption Myth Buster: What it Takes to Wake

Jennifer Lauck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lauck

Every human being on the planet comes through the womb of a mother. To force a mother to choose between keeping her offspring or losing acceptance by the culture is to force her to split in half and as a result, to collapse.

Why Fathers Should Show More Affection Toward Their Kids

David Petrie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Petrie

American fathers have a bad reputation when it comes to telling their children how much they care. Every self-help book about fatherhood seems to include a section on "showing affection."

Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro With My Daughter

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

Childbirth was easier. We haven't showered in days. It's well below freezing, and the air is so thin that we have to stop every few steps to breathe. I've never been more tired. I must be crazy. This is the vacation of a lifetime.

20 Ways To Boost Your Male Friendships

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Tom Matlack asked guys what makes them feel connected to other men. The good news? Not a single man said "chest bumps."