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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.

Can We Change How We Parent? Unlocking Your Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you ever wonder why your child behaves the way she does? How many times in a single day do you ask yourself, "Why did she do that?"

On Feeling Bad

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Everybody, at some time or other in their life, feels bad for failing to achieve something that they wanted badly or for handling a situation not as w...

7 Critical Lessons About Emotions That Make Pixar's Inside Out a Must See for All Ages

Laura Jack | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Laura Jack

Even now, days later, I find myself considering Riley and her emotions. I think about the end of the movie when she finally opened up to her parents about how she felt. Instead of her parents simply telling her to be happy -- what most of us are told -- they said they feel the same way.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

6 Tips to Avoid Hurt Feelings When Your Friends Divorce

Barry Gold | Posted 09.30.2015 | Divorce
Barry Gold

If one party in the divorce has been wronged, then that wronged spouse is going to see neutrality as acceptance of the ex's actions. And that spouse will consider any embrace of the bad actor a statement that you don't care about the hurt he or she endured.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

The Expletive Explosion

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

In the social media world, we communicate briefly without full sentences and offer quick letter combos (LOL) that further discourage open dialogue with any complexity. In a world chock full of anger and anxiety, this rapid fire practice of communication could lead to widespread misinterpretations and deeply hurt feelings.

Wish Upon a Page: 4 Ways Journaling Can Help You Achieve the Ideal Life

Toneka Etienne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Toneka Etienne, Ph.D.

Journaling is no longer just for that confused adolescent girl who spends her evenings contemplating the meaning of life. No, it's an effective form of therapy from the eternal optimist all the way to the perpetual pessimist. Here are four reasons why writing down your thoughts can help move you closer to your ideal life:

Emotions on the Big Screen

Giovanni Frazzetto | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment
Giovanni Frazzetto

Clearly I had no reason to feel uneasy about watching Inside Out as an adult on my own. It is bound to inspire curiosity among children and adults alike about the science of emotions and the importance of feelings.

Notice Me. The Struggle and Everyday Plea of the Independent Artist.

Chad McKinsey - Kinsey Ry | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Chad McKinsey - Kinsey Ry

In every artist's journey to find recognition and acceptance we sometimes lose the passion that brings us to make music in the first place: the feeling that art gives us.

Let's Turn Learning Inside Out

Janine Ingram | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Janine Ingram

And with this simple, beautiful illustration of Joy finally understanding the role of Sadness in "Inside Out," I fully understood the focus on embracing failure within "Creativity Inc." Failure is to learning as Sadness is to Joy. We don't want to spend the majority of our time experiencing failure, but it plays a vital role in our life and our growing understanding of the world around us. And like Joy's attempt at minimizing Sadness, many of us parents minimize our children's risks because we lack understanding of its role in learning, we are robbing our children of the opportunity to fail.

10 Signs You're In Touch With Your Emotions

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living

Cultivating an awareness of your feelings is crucial not only for your mental well-being, but your physical health. Studies show that stress can take ...

How to Know Truth

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"How do I know the difference between the lies coming from my own mind and the truth coming from my higher self? How do I know, when I think I am rece...

She Has the Best Reaction to Her Sister's Ultrasound Surprise | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents

The birth of a child is the greatest blessing of all, and it's double the excitement if you're blessed with twins.

Lights Go On: Part LI -- A Single Word

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

LOVE it means the most to feel it it means the most to say it it means the most to hear it it means the most to read it it means the most to wri...

Looking for Approval In All The Wrong Places?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Chuck grew up in an extremely abusive family environment. His mother was the primary abuser of the children. From a very early age, Chuck was subjecte...

Making Therapy Work for You: Have Your Feelings Without Your Feelings Having You

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

Some believe that venting will help them to heal, others feel that it will be most helpful to remain distanced from their feelings so that they can analyze them. They're both right. And they're both wrong.

How Emotions Help Humans Evolve, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living

We may think that a good career or a loving family drives us toward a meaningful life, but underlying these milestones is an even more basic element: ...

The Challenge of Holding My Child's Feelings, And My Own

Pamela Boccia | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Pamela Boccia

I used to think a spiritual life would have to be put on hold while I had children. Instead, I have come to realize there's probably no better spiritual practice for the "warrior" than raising children.