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Keeping Good Company: Why You Should Surround Yourself With Good People

Leon Logothetis | Posted 03.06.2015 | Impact
Leon Logothetis

ou have to give off positive vibes and be confident. You also have to be yourself. This will lead you to the people that are right for you. You may also need to practice forgiveness. Resentment only breeds bitterness and unhappiness, and it's time to let the negativity go.

When Moms Bond

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 03.05.2015 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

We look at each other and laugh and that's all it takes for the floodgates to open. She has three kids; I have three kids. We both worked in offices before having children and now stay at home. We're both killing time with our toddlers, wondering how we'll fill the next three hours.

5 Reasons to Stop Seeking Acceptance From People Who Are Committed to Not Accepting You

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

The greatest gift people who don't approve of us give us is a more defined idea of who we are and who we choose to be. If we start changing who we are to gain approval, we lose ourselves.

Why I'm Thankful for My Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Cathy Chester | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact
Cathy Chester

March is MS Awareness Month, a time to remember over 2.3 million people worldwide living with an unpredictable and incurable disease. Strength, love, hope and courage -- those are the words to be mindful of this month.

Why We Need Black History Month

Tania Bradkin | Posted 03.04.2015 | Education
Tania Bradkin

When Black History month came around this year, I decided to spend the entire month finding and sharing Black History you didn't learn in school.

50 Women Over 50 Offer Advice For Beating Loneliness

Margaret Manning | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

To help break the stigma of loneliness and to get some practical advice, I turned to the women in the Sixty and Me community. I asked them what they would say to a friend who was feeling lonely. Their answers were warm, authentic and direct.

Getting The Most Out Of My 'F*ck You Fifties'

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I'm tired of regrets. Are there roads I wish I'd taken and choices I wish I hadn't made? Absolutely. But I've stopped wringing my hands over those. I can't undo the past, so I'm trying to live in the present.

6 Ways to Constantly Feel Supported

Lauren Stahl | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Stahl

Feeling loved is the one thing we all want. It provides a safe and comforting feeling. With intimate and genuine relationships, our world is opened up and we don't feel alone. With this support, we don't value material possessions as highly and feel more centered and grateful.

Motherhood, Friendship and Swimming in the Weeds

Christine Organ | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
Christine Organ

With two young boys, there is no question that my husband and I are in the thick of it. And so are most of our friends. We are in a beautiful, yet sometimes overwhelming, season of life.

4 Things I Want My Future Daughter To Know

Derrell Jamison | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
Derrell Jamison

There is only one person who can determine how far you can go in life -- you. Always remember that what you tell yourself and believe about yourself will be the truth.

10 Compliments You Should Give This Week

Nancy Roman | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

One of the rules I try to live by is to pay lots of compliments. I don't mean smarmy false flattery. I mean the real thing. I believe there is at least one occasion EVERY DAY to pay someone a sincere compliment.

6 Signs It May Be Time to Break Up With Your Friend

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Our friendships are a reflection of who we are. As we are growing and evolving as human beings, we may realize that some aspect of ourselves is no longer serving us. As a result, we may find ourselves needing to let friends go as well.

7 Ways to Your Dream Body Right Now

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

We are all susceptible to negative self-talk, but the quicker we can learn to shift those thoughts back to the positive track the more we will stay on course to truly show up shining for every moment in our lives.

What I Don't Want To See On Facebook -- Ever

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 02.27.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

Everyone knows someone who shares way too much on Facebook. Too much information about the awards your children have won or too many pictures of the food you're about to eat. So I offer this advice: there are the 10 things that you should avoid posting on Facebook.

Friends Are for Facebook

Nicki Gilbert | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicki Gilbert

The beautifully captured moments are definitely truthful moments, but I don't forget what's behind them. Nobody I know leads a life of only rainbows and butterflies, hot tubs and wine. Friends are for Facebook. But also, friends are for Life.

Cellulite Doesn't Stop Me From Being Strong and Healthy

Nicole Scott | Posted 02.26.2015 | Women
Nicole Scott

I don't want a life of perfection if it means never getting to move forward. I want to show my daughters that strength has nothing to do with how a person looks but what is in her heart: determination, grit, growth, support and love.

We ALL Need the Village

Kindness Blog | Posted 02.26.2015 | Good News
Kindness Blog

Here's the thing: I've spent an evening broken to pieces, with my spirit in shreds, because of some of the things I've seen or heard about, which show where the village has failed.

The Quickest, Smartest Way to Bring More Love into Your Life

Ken Page | Posted 02.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

Practice this micro-meditation as many times as you wish, and just watch as your reservoir of love deepens and widens, day after day. The chances are great that it will, and that your life will become richer and more enjoyable, and you'll start meeting new people who also love you for who you are.

Why You Shouldn't Finish the Sentence of a Person Who Stutters

Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

Stuttering is just as much an internal dilemma as it is an external one. Friends and family members and teachers don't know the embarrassment that happens when you know what you want to say but can't say it and someone else has to say it for you. They can't see your confidence deteriorating.

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

When Friends Become Family

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Page Rosenberg

After her husband passed away, I was lucky enough to inherit my neighbor, Miss Trudy.

Giving Advice Doesn't Work. Here's What Does.

Stephanie Harrison | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harrison

As human beings who thrive on connection, we are naturally inclined to try to help people to be happy and to eliminate their suffering. We can truly help others by putting ourselves at their service to help them think through their own challenges, building their brains, and empowering them to grow.

'I Can't Stand My Best Friend's Husband': 7 Steps to Take Before Changing Your Relationship with Your Friend

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 02.18.2015 | Weddings
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Do all that you can to take the pressure off your friend and focus on finding a common ground with her husband and only confront her about him on the things he does which directly affect you.

Silence Is a Blinking Cursor

Katie Li | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Li

The Internet is a place, just as real as your favorite coffee shop or local bar, where we can stop by and catch up with friends as often or infrequently as we want. We can use social media to make arrangements to meet in real life, or simply hang out online. Life can be lonely, but the way we connect with people is evolving.

How to Get Free Therapy From Your Friends

Jill Dahl | Posted 02.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jill Dahl

We all have untold stories. Stories that our closest friends know bits and pieces of, but there never seems to be enough time or space to finish tell...