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I Get by With a Little Help From My Friends

Honey Good | Posted 02.09.2017 | Fifty
Honey Good

Women, especially women over 50, have time to enjoy and learn from other women, because we are unencumbered. The kids are grown and there is a feeling...

iMessage

Ellie Newman | Posted 01.02.2017 | Women
Ellie Newman

Replace "You should..." with "I'd like it if you..." Avoid unnecessary conflict and get more of what you desire. Find more on Ellienewman.com & Fa...

Do These 5 Things This Holiday

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

I can remember being at holiday parties, a little anxious about meeting new people and talking to some I already knew. Confession time: I liked to jud...

The Screaming Child

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

It's essential for parents to know how to react and cope to lead the child to being able to voice their discontent.

Bosque Treasure #3: A Marathon Chat

George Peknik | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
George Peknik

At 8:00 on the morning of Sunday, October 16, a wonderful thing happened to me: I made a new friend. I had jogged across the Rio Grande on the Montano...

The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want

Pam Nochlin | Posted 08.03.2016 | Books
Pam Nochlin

Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency and NY Times best-selling author recently published; "The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want."

Moments That Matter

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

Fears were faced and quelled. In the end, quieted by her childhood blanket discretely hidden beneath the couch throw. My sweet ten-year-old Isabella, ...

Start a Conversation With Your Child #TalkToMe

Amanda W. Rose | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Amanda W. Rose

This interview was the most meaningful interview I have ever done. I encourage you to make your own #talktome conversation with your children. As we spark connections with those we love we can spread more love through the world.

10 Ways to Improve Your Child's Education at Home

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2016 | Education
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do children learn? Certainly, it's our job as parents to send our kids to schools, be their advocates in getting a fine education, ascertaining special services as needed, and taking the time to learn how the curriculum is organized. But what about our role at home?

The 5 Steps To An Effective Sales Conversation

Elliot Begoun | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

White, silver and black. Those are the three most common car colors according to my Google findings. With that information in hand, my son and I assem...

Tired of Small Talk? Try Medium Talk.

Science of Us | Posted 02.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

When the connection between you and the other person is tenuous, as it was between myself and this woman, both parties know there's a pretty good chance this will be the only conversation the two will ever have with one another. You will meet, talk briefly about your jobs or the weather, part ways, and then, in the long run, live the rest of your lives and die without ever speaking again.

Ride Along With a Teenager

Claire Wapole | Posted 01.15.2017 | Parents
Claire Wapole

The following is an actual conversation I had this morning while driving my fifteen year old son to school. This is a prime example of what life is l...

Juicy January Hints for Listening to Kids & Having Them Listen to You

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.03.2017 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

It's a new year and time for building new relationships with kids. How do we listen to them and get to know them better, so we're really there for the...

Here's Why Apologizing By Text Is Different From Saying Sorry In Person

Glamour | Madeline Wahl | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women

We spend an average of three hours each day fixated on our phones. And all that quality time with those tiny screens, MIT social scientist Sherry Turk...

How To Be Heard When You Aren't The Loudest Voice In The Room

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com We’ve all been there: the staff meeting that seems to go on forever with co-workers arguing the finer po...

The November Issue of Ebony Magazine: We Can't Ignore This Conversation About The Cosby Show

Shanita Hubbard | Posted 10.16.2016 | Black Voices
Shanita Hubbard

As tempting as it is to be upset with the story, perhaps we should explore the feelings and address the questions they are triggering. Ebony magazine didn't manufacture the rape allegations. They are real. The damage is real. The pain is real and the legacy is already tainted.

Psychotherapy in (and of) Everyday Life

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2016 | 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 becom...

Neuro-tip: Deep Connection at Work

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 09.04.2016 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

While this intuitively makes sense for how we grow our business networks, it's counterintuitive to what human beings need to be doing to ensure deep connectivity in relationships.

2 Tricks For Having Better, More Interesting Conversations

Quora | Posted 09.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

The most interesting conversations aren't about news, or politics, or sports: they are about emotions. Advertisers have known that for decades and use it to sell more product.

Empathy and Decision Making

Mark Baer | Posted 08.17.2016 | Divorce
Mark Baer

We are both members of The Esquire Network (TEN) and he has been mentioning that we seem to have very similar approaches to the practice of law and suggesting that we should discuss it further over breakfast. We did just that.

How Radically To Uproot The Root Of Our Political Misery

Living Room Conversations | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

We here at LivingRoomConversations.org consider ourselves "radicals." Radical doesn't mean vandal or hooligan. It means, literally and operationally, "from the root."

Get a Fresh Start: Your Relationship Repair Kit

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Your relationship is damaged, and you wonder how to repair and restore it -- how to start over, make up, rebuild trust, and work through issues rather than move away from them.

Nepal: Humanitarian Aid In Action -- Conversations With Key Personnel at Direct Relief Headquarters, April 29, 2015

Debbie Davis | Posted 06.30.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

Even though there are no hard hats or military gear, the atmosphere at the headquarters at Direct Relief is a serious, focused, active, caring, and compassionate place, as I sit with several personnel at their headquarters today in Goleta, CA.

Checking Intention: How We Can Promote Constructive Online Dialogue

Lauren E. Galvan | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Lauren E. Galvan

This morning, I realized that I live in an era in which silencing others' opinions online means psychologically shutting people up, or making people f...

8 Things You Should Never Hide From Your Doctor

Teen Vogue | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

Next time you're on the exam table, spend that precious appointment opening up to your doctor -- even about the slightly embarrassing, silly, and seemingly minor things.