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The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

The Time I Sabotaged a Relationship and Still Got a Happy Ending

Christina Scribner | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women
Christina Scribner

What would you do if you saw yourself in another person's body? Not in a Freaky Friday sort of way, but in a spiritual "this must be kismet because nothing else makes sense" kind of way? This other person may very well be your soul mate, or perhaps, they were sent to teach you.

Loving Someone With A Mental Illness

Melissa McCarty | Posted 12.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa McCarty

In all my years covering social issues, I've learned some simply need a little more love and support then others. It may be draining at times, let's acknowledge that but you can handle it, you'll see your much stronger than you ever gave yourself credit for.

Siblings at Odds: He's an Evangelical Preacher, I'm an Atheist

TueNight | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
TueNight

There are stark differences between my older brother and myself: he's an evangelical preacher at a rural megachurch who relaxes by bowhunting deer. I'm a tofu-consuming socialist who believes that we really have no way of knowing what's "out there."

Psychotherapy in (and of) Everyday Life

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often stop to realize that our daily interactions with other people -- to whom we might feel love, hate or indifference -- can help us bec...

The Royal Treatment

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.21.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since the birth of the little princess, people around the world have been abuzz with excitement. I refer, of course, to my granddaughter, Chloe. Peo...

The One Thing You Should Do More of Before It's Too Late

Danielle Posa | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Posa

Just hug. My Grandma died one year ago today. I don't believe anyone really truly dies, because I believe we are a spirit encapsulated in a physic...

'Chloe and Poppie Go to the White House'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.29.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since becoming a grandfather two years ago, I've really been on a roll. But nothing could top taking my granddaughter, Chloe, to Washington, D.C., for the White House Easter Egg Roll.

A Vintage Monkey Returns... Again

Amy Barr | Posted 09.30.2014 | Fifty
Amy Barr

Jocko is a white ape. Some say he's a chimp, others describe him as a monkey. It makes no difference to me for I love the little guy regardless of his specie. Jocko stands about six inches tall, which was the perfect size to fit into my 6-year-old palm in 1966.

How Parents Tell Their Kids They Have No Value

Christopher Norris | Posted 09.06.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Growing up I heard countless adults say: "children are to be seen and not heard."

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of afters...

Dear Family Whisperer: I Hated Sharing Birthdays With My Sister!

Melinda Blau | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Today's parents plan joint birthdays for the same reason your mother did: It's convenient, cheaper and theoretically easier than throwing two parties. But their online ruminations suggest that they worry about making the right choice.

Dear Family Whisperer: My Parents Are Ignoring Me!

Melinda Blau | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Applying for college is very stressful -- not just for your sister, but also for your mom and dad. If they're like most parents I've met, who spend a lot of time and energy helping their kids, it might feel as if they are being judged.

Yes, My Little Brother Steals My Beauty Products

Justine Kay | Posted 05.12.2014 | Style
Justine Kay

Christian is just fortunate enough to be my curious, needy, bothersome little brother. But I'll be honest, I also love having him as my lab rat.

The Loss of a Lifetime: When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

What did it mean that there were no handbooks for me? That people asked me to be strong in the face of the biggest loss I'd ever experienced or imagined? At times I felt like I didn't deserve to feel so shattered, especially in the shadow of my parents' immense loss.

Girl Tries To Sell 12-Year-Old Brother On Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.29.2012 | Money

Many kids joke about selling their little siblings. But one Alabama girl took the threat a bit too far. "12-year-old joyfull [sic] little boy (rea...

Happy 50th Birthday to a Brother Who Died Long Ago

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Linda K. Wertheimer

In 23 years, Kevin did a lot of living. Since he would have been 50, here are 50 things I remember about my brother.

Is It Time To Start Spending?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business

Small-business owners who have been hoarding cash as a hedge against the uncertain economy are loosening their purse strings a bit, a new survey from ...

Undocumented Teen Commits Suicide, Consequences of Failed DREAM Act Continue

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 01.27.2012 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

How much more bloodshed do we need to see before the system is fixed? May the suicide of Joaquin Luna not go in vain.

Rick Perry's Remarks During GOP Debate Spark Controversy

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry caused a bit of a stir while addressing fellow contender Herman Cain during Tuesday night's Republican president...

Penelope Expecting Again, This Time A Younger Brother

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Celestrellas.com Just a few months ago, actors Penelope Cruz and her husband, Javier Bardem, welcomed their first child with the birth of their son...

Pimp Turned Politician: Thai Ex-Brothel Owner Seeks Parliament Seat

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

BANGKOK — As the super-pimp who once ran Thailand's biggest brothel empire and then exposed the police kickbacks he had to pay for it to flouris...

Brother and The Dig Wow Mercury Lounge

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Seven songs, 30 minutes, a performance that we will be talking about for years to come. When we look back years from now on the music of this day and ...

Reflections On Governor Bentley's Sister-Brother Act

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

The response to Governor Bentley's comments was appropriate and necessary. Rather than add to the chorus, I'd like to use the occasion to make some broader observations.

The Writer's Workbench: The Windows 7 Column, Part Two

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Robert J. Elisberg

In this month's installment, we check out peripherals to go along with Windows 7, with an eye towards updating your home office.