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Expressing Feelings

5 Ways to Stay Grounded in the Middle of a Storm

Marisa Ribordy | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Marisa Ribordy

Finding some gratitude in the midst of a chaotic time, even the tiniest thing, will light your heart. It's not about forcing positive vibes as it doesn't work and just puts a bandaid on the wound but more about accepting where you are right now and allowing the emotions that come along the way.

What's Communication Got to Do With... Lasting Love?

Mark Baer | Posted 02.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Baer

Try and assess the ratio of positive to negative comments you make to each other. Chances are, you may need to make some adjustments in that regard, if you value your significant other and hope to celebrate many more love and romance-filled Valentine's Days together.

Tips for Parents to Help Kids Weather Frustrations and Disappointments Using Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Parental Intelligence includes listening to your child's feelings and responding to them. Understanding what lies behind the initial frustration or disappointment leads to resolving problems that are masked by the unfortunate event.

4 Ways to Get Your Groove Back After a Divorce

GalTime | Posted 06.05.2016 | Divorce
GalTime

Moving forward after a divorce is difficult for both men and women. No matter how the divorce occurred or ended, you find yourself single again. This can be very scary for many people and it raises the big question: Can I get my groove back? Of course you can!

Sometimes Adults Need Tantrums, Too!

Andrea Wachter | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

Tantrums are usually associated with children and are often considered unpleasant and unwanted. But what about a healthy, grown-up tantrum? What about making a conscious decision to welcome up our emotions rather than stuff them in or lash them out?

Feelings

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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Feel Your Feelings and Improve Your Health, Happiness and Relationships

Heather Strang | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

The truth is no emotion surfaces from something outside of us -- it can only come up if it is already within us. People, places and situations don't make us feel anything; we choose to feel through our perceptions and through our conditioned filters.

The 6-Letter Word for LOVE (And the Only One That Matters)

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Whether you are "hooking up," breaking up, enthralled, betrothed, honeymooning, straying, mourning, or just "status quo-ing," take some time to think about how you want to express your love and how you want love to be expressed to you. The choices you make can make all the difference.

All Kinds of Feelings: A Child's Emotional Literacy

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Teaching children about their feelings -- to recognize them, to name them, to express them appropriately -- is an important part of being a parent.

When the Law Is Involved, Do Notions Of Fairness Matter?

Mark Baer | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

When attorneys, mediators and others are involved in the process, their concepts of fairness may well differ from those of one or both of the parties and from those of the other professionals involved.

Why We Cry

Martha Pasternack | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

In my own experience, both professionally and personally, crying is one of the body's ways to bring itself back to balance. It is not necessarily a sign of weakness or even sadness. Infants cry to communicate with their universe. New mothers cry... a lot. And so do the rest of us.

How To Practice Spiritual Nutrition (For Your Heart)

Robin Hoffman | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

There are so many articles written every single day about health and nutrition. There is this diet and that diet and one philosophy after another about what to eat and when to eat it and how far apart to space meals and good fats and bad fats -- and the list goes on.

Making Stage Fright Fearless

JJ Keith | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Keith

I always have, even back when I taught college composition, but I like a challenge. That's what I told myself when I submitted to Expressing Motherhood, a stage show in which about a dozen performers deliver their own stories about being and having mothers.

Treating Men Like 4-Year-Olds

Yashar Ali | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

Excusing men from explicitly apologizing or expressing emotion is equating trying with doing. The two are not equal.

Mars Bars

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

Many men are in a dehumanizing trap that is comparable, in a sense, to the "problem that has no name" identified in The Feminine Mystique. We applaud Michael Addis for taking one small step toward bringing the men of Mars back to Earth.

Weathering Our Feelings

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

Our feelings are like weather patterns. They are changeable and act on the environment with great power. Our ability to share in meaningful ways is the profound mark of our humanity.

Have You Thought About Your Journey?

Trina Hayes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trina Hayes

You know what I mean, that feeling deep down inside your gut that you NEVER talk about. Why not? Who told you you couldn't?

Once Upon a Time: Marvelous Maurice Sendak

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

When a feeling is heard, it becomes safe and friendly. It's only when wild things (or emotions) are locked away that we have reason to fear them.