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Family Holiday Advice

17 Things Not To Say To People With Infertility -- And What To Do Instead

Dr. Angeline Beltsos | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Dr. Angeline Beltsos

People can be insensitive when it comes to painful topics like infertility, and many make hurtful comments, even when they don't mean to. Over the years, patients have shared some of those hurtful comments with me and my colleagues.

3 Strategies for Negotiating Divorce, Children and the Holidays With Compassion

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.08.2015 | Divorce
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

The holidays, for all that we look forward to them, can also bring out stress, tension and emotional tests. And when we add divorce into the mix, things can get even more challenging.

5 Tips Millennial Men Need to Survive Family Holidays

Kara Kamenec | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kara Kamenec

We're a generation that has learned to quickly use our phones to distract ourselves from uncomfortable situations, and instantly block, de-friend, or delete those who don't make us happy. But when it comes to our family, we're stuck with no digital tools of assistance.

Want To Rock The Holiday Gift Season? Turn To HuffPost Commenters For Candid Advice

Posted 12.13.2012 | Good News

With the holidays coming up, people are wondering what to give, where to shop, and how to get through the gift-giving season. No better place to ponde...

5 Awkward Scenarios To Look Forward To This Holiday

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

Think of the holidays as a time when good manners pay off: Tear open a package containing a brown macrame poinsettia and have the grace to say, "Thank...

Tips To Get Through The Holidays Gracefully

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

If you've had a sticky moment with a friend or family member and couldn't figure out how to resolve it in less than 3 minutes, you've had a Social Q a...

Finding Comfort And Joy In A Stressful Holiday Season

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

Deep down, we know that holidays are not just sugar and spice. Too often for many of us it is also about playing the role of caregiver, nurturer, exemplary host(ess), peacekeeper, logistical coordinator and cook.

How Good Can You Stand It? Revising The Holiday Game With 5 Solutions

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

'Tis the season for gratitude. What might heighten the sense of joy this year at your gathering? How good can you stand it? What box might you need to step out of in order to pull this off?

7 Ways To Make Thanksgiving Mindful (PHOTOS)

Karen Maezen Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Maezen Miller

Can you take a week of hectic cooking and turn it into a mindfulness practice? The sages did, and still do.