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Talking to Kids About Celiac

Celia Kaye | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

If you have (or know of) a child who is gluten-free, you might know how hard it can be for kids to cope with their dietary restrictions. Thankfully, there are ways to make it easier on your child.

The Differences Aren't the Problem

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we appreciate the value of our differences, we begin to see them not as a threat, but an enhancement to our relationship. We may even see that it was the differences themselves that initially attracted us to each other in the first place.

Different vs. Better

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

One of the keys to happy, healthy relationships is accepting and appreciating difference, yet, it is one of the hardest things for humans to do. No wonder so many of us find relationships difficult. Accepting differences is doable if you keep the following guidelines in mind.

Consider These Terms of Engagement Before Having Your Next Argument

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's true that old habits can be difficult to break, but even the most entrenched patterns are breakable, if there is a strong intention and powerful commitment to do so. So, hang in there, and get to work!

Civilization & Values

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Good News
Paula Gordon

One of the pleasures of having lived for several decades is that old friends drop by now and again. In an email sent to a few friends and colleagues, Stuart Kauffman passed along a piece he and his co-authors have written for the United Nations about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Mother's Whispers

Catherine Nagle | Posted 04.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

Mothers' Whispers How many times have you read a new article and something resonates personally? I'm beginning to see clearer that these ideas ar...

The Mom That You Are

Meredith Spidel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Meredith Spidel

Moms, find your glory, and go share it with your kiddos. Being you is one powerful gift to give your children.

Do You Engage in Conscious Combat or Are You Just Fighting?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's been said that living with an open heart requires a cup of understanding, a barrel of love, and an ocean of patience. Sometimes that seems like an understatement.

Square Pegs

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

She doesn't quite fit.

US vs. UK: Business Meetings Aren't That Different... Right?

Barry Whyte | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Barry Whyte

With the exception of royalty, spelling and humour (humor), most Brits and Americans like to think of their countries as culturally rather similar. You would be forgiven for thinking this is most obvious in the globalized world of business.

Real Reason You Get Attracted to People Who Are So Different

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The ability to recognize the positive contribution that one's partner makes to the needs of the relationship, rather than holding the perspective that they are the cause of the "problem" is the core variable that determines whether the couple is headed for disaster or for mutual fulfillment.

How Differing Opinions Can Help You and Your Business

Marilyn Tam | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Knowing that we should welcome conflicting opinions is different from actually doing so. Here are five steps to help when you are faced with differing perspectives.

'It's OK to be different': Sports Illustrated'sSportsKid of the Year Nominee Overcomes Challenges | Posted 12.10.2014 | Good News

While Ezra's differences have never stopped him from pursuing his dreams, the strength he's had to demonstrate throughout his young life is apparent.

She Stands Alone

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.09.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Differences Aren't Inherently Problematic

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Differences can be used as a means of creating greater awareness, appreciation and understanding of each other's unique perspectives. It is, after all, our differences more than our similarities that attracted us to each other in the first place.

What it Means to Be Financially Disadvantaged in College

Audrey Cheng | Posted 04.15.2014 | College
Audrey Cheng

As a college student with almost full-financial aid, I work four jobs to pay for my tuition, housing and other activities. And I love it.

An Open Letter to Cyberbullies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You, the faceless one, who hides behind empty words. You, the unhappy one, spreading your misery through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one, trying to feel powerful by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.

Dick Martin's Three Steps To Becoming A Better Business Leader

Joey Katona | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Joey Katona

In addition to all the unconscious biases that divide us, we are born with a powerful instinct that can bridge differences. That instinct is empathy.

Are You Just Fighting or Engaging in 'Conscious Combat'?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's not just the exposure of our partner's imperfections that we need all that patience to accept and live with, it's the exposure of our own imperfect aspects that get illuminated in reaction to them that leave us shame-faced and embarrassed.

Move Past An Argument -- Quickly

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The next best thing to preventing conflict is having the skills to manage differences effectively. Most of us don't come into marriage with highly developed conflict-management skills, but these abilities can be cultivated through practice on the job.

On Learning Entitlement or the Seminar That Changed Me

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media
Gina Athena Ulysse

The goal of the seminar was to impart those under-represented in the media with skills that encouraged them to become contributors and in the process move the dial to diversify public debate.

WATCH: Signs That A Relationship Will Last, From Dr. Sue Johnson

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Will your relationship persevere? Relationship expert Dr. Sue Johnson spoke about the signs of a lasting relationship when she met with me on a recent...

Jain or Hindu? Finding a Distinct Religious Identity in a Multi-Faith Society

Nikhil Bumb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nikhil Bumb

When I meet people who have not heard of Jainism, or who assume it is an obscure branch of Hinduism, it frustrates me. Honestly though, until a few years ago, I barely knew the difference myself.

Breakups and Broken Hearts

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Here are some basic ideas that I have found to be useful when coaching people to 'be complete' with a sudden breakup and all the emotion and sense of loss accompanying it.

5 Reasons Why Women Love 'Men of A Certain Age'

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A groundbreaking dramedy explores the bonds of late-middle-age male friendships. What women love most about this show is that we finally get a glimpse of male friendships that resemble our own!