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Feelings

Bittersweet Anniversaries

Lakshmi Iyer | Posted 02.05.2016 | Parents
Lakshmi Iyer

I look at my phone and realize with a start that it is the 25th. A day, that in the past years has grown somber. Six years ago, my husband and I took legal guardianship of twin toddlers we would soon call our daughters. The road leading up to that day had been fraught with heartbreak and roller coaster emotions.

When Our Feelings Are Hurt

Sarah Galla | Posted 02.01.2016 | Parents
Sarah Galla

How do we handle when our feelings are hurt, when the would-be offender was really only guilty of poor delivery of necessary information? How do we teach our children what we as adults can't even seem to master?

Should You Feel or Flee Your Emotions?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Firestone

To a great extent, we live in a culture that resists and fears emotion. From the time we're babies we're taught to quickly shut off "negative" feeling...

Speaking Up For Your Feelings

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

You will find that your stress level goes down once you become adept at speaking up for your feelings and taking loving action in your own behalf.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

5 Ways to Stop Surviving and Start Thriving

Danielle Dyball | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Dyball

Surviving differs a bit from thriving, doesn't it? To survive is the least one can do. It's just getting by, simply existing. No one wants that. It's so minimal, so basic, without meaning; lacking substance.

Married or Dating--Be Yourself

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Knowing who you are also means being aware of your feelings. We need to recognize and be willing to share our emotions if we want a truly intimate relationship. Sharing feelings makes us vulnerable, which can feel risky, especially if we grew up in family that discouraged expressing them or labeled some feelings as right or wrong.

Feelings Are Not Facts: A Dangerous Confusion

Terry Newell | Posted 12.05.2015 | Impact
Terry Newell

Feelings are not bad things. When we get our facts correct and integrate them with our feelings, our actions can help wonderful things happen in our lives. But when we act on feelings alone, as if they are facts, we have only half of what we need to build good lives and strong societies.

Rough Day for Your Teen? Give Him a Smooth Finish with Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

When you understand his mind, then quite naturally solutions will emerge. You don't really know the overarching problem yet. The grades are just the behavior that is sending a message. It is your job to decipher that message. That's using Parental Intelligence.

Inside Out: How the Pixar Movie Depicts Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

The Pixar animated movie, Inside Out, depicts in a remarkable way the threads behind the new book, Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in...

This Idea About Designing Your Dream Life

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 11.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael C. Bryan

Designing our life. It's a great idea. I think we should all take it up. Or, better yet, let's call it Dreams By Design. Ah, that does sound like a new store in Soho with windmills and those rather obvious positivity sayings.

So You Think You're Happy?

Sheridan Kesselman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheridan Kesselman

What exactly is happiness? A feeling? A state of mind? A level of accomplishment? You probably can't answer that, and there's a good reason why. Happiness is a very individual thing -- it's different for each of us.

How I Work At Trying to Be With My 11 Year old

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

I happened to sit next to a worried looking mother at Star Bucks only to find her wanting some conversation. She was a block away from her eleven-year...

Making Your Intuition Work for You

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

A strong intuition helps you make smart decisions. Powerful and successful leaders and entrepreneurs are known to use their intuition in business and in their personal life. Through education and practice you can strengthen your intuition.

7 Ways to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

Here you will find seven ways to help raise emotionally healthy children so they are able to cope and understand instead of becoming upset, having hurt feelings, or developing negative attention seeking behaviors.

10 Things That Make Some Parents Seem A Little Weird

Lisa Cavallaro | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Lisa Cavallaro

Some parents really are a little weird. They have little to say. Their heads are in the sand. They don't have many friends.

Why a Little Halloween Thrill Is Good For Your Love Life

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 10.30.2015 | Weird News
Dr. Rebekka Grun

In the early '70s (probably bored by the first oil price crisis) psychologists Donald Dutton and Arthur Aron conducted a series of experiments.

Self-Protective Armor Against Negativity

Camilla Tuominen | Posted 10.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Camilla Tuominen

Do you ever feel like in the picture? I did, at one time in my life. There was a metal armor growing on me. Click by click, it was closing, hiding ...

We Get What We Believe

Leisa Peterson | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

If we believe that anything is possible, we create an internal narrative that supports that idea. Belief invites us to "be on the lookout" so we can gather evidence to support our theory. Once confirmed we begin to weave the belief into the pattern, fabric and garment of our lives.

What Rumi and Khalil Gibran Would Tell Us About Love

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 10.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 60 excerpts from poems infused with the mystic wisdom of two greatly gifted poets, Persian Jalal al-Din Rumi and Lebanese Khalil Gibran.

The Simple Mind Trick That Helped Me Lose Weight

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 10.17.2015 | Fifty
Michael C. Bryan

People who I haven't seen in 10 years say I look younger at 51 then I looked at 40. I always feel a little bad when they say that, and think to myself, "Did I look that bad back then?" The answer is, I didn't look bad, so much as unhappy. Or, I should say, not willing to embrace the secret optimist I was.

Teach Kids to Identify Feelings: Easy DIY Tutorial and Activity to Help Young Children Express Their Emotions

Alicia Gonzalez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents
Alicia Gonzalez

Remember when your children used to come up to you, give you an energetic poke in the thigh to get your attention, and point? We identified the object they were pointing at, named it for them, and sometimes even let them have it!

Evolutionary Choices: How They Help Us Become More Human

Padma Gordon | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents
Padma Gordon

Making difficult life choices grows me. I am choosing self-love which is utterly essential. I modeling self-love for my child, trusting that her attachment to me is secure, and she knows she is deeply and passionately loved. She knows that life has her back.

Be Less Irritable With Your Kids (Part 3 of 5)

Hunter Clarke-Fields | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Hunter Clarke-Fields

I looked just in time to see my youngest daughter reach over and whack her older sister in the chest. "What are you doing?!" My anger boiled up quickly. How could she do such a thing? She doesn't see any hitting in this house. Yikes.

This Is Why Some People Totally Annoy You

Donna Labermeier | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

You can be the most enlightened, loving, open-minded person on the planet and STILL get really annoyed by some people. Don't feel guilty about your feelings and don't try to internalize them in order to keep the peace.