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The 5 Friends Every Woman Should Have

Raluca State | Posted 04.29.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Here are a few key friendships that every woman should have. The ones that will lift her up and help her fall and be there for a laugh when nothing else seems to work.

The Link Is What You Think in Social Fitness

Dr. Michael R. Mantell | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael R. Mantell

Happiness, for many, is a serious life goal. Ingrid Bergman once observed that "Happiness lies in good health and a bad memory." That is, happiness do...

Agrigento: Greek Voices in Sicily

Paula H. Noe | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I stayed in a beautiful hotel (Villa Athena) right in the Archeological Park which surrounds the temple masterpieces and the night-time views of the illuminated Temple of Concordia and Temple of Juno from my room are truly awesome.

5 Conversations Women Should Stop Having

Posted 03.13.2014 | OWN

By Amy Shearn It's easy to share gripes about gray hairs and dimply thighs, but come on, we have more interesting things to say to each other than ...

Divorce: "You Will Survive"

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

My advice: Cry. Often, if you need to. Get a plastic baseball bat and hit a pillow, hard. Take kickboxing or run. Dance. Do yoga. Move the feelings through your body.

The 5 Types Of Friends Everyone Should Have

Shelley Emling | Posted 04.22.2014 | Fifty
Shelley Emling

Thanks to Facebook, the idea of 'de-friending' someone is not a foreign one. With a few simple clicks, you can wipe someone from your 'friends' list and never again be faced with a seemingly endless stream of birthday party photos from someone you're no longer close to. But in the real world it's a lot harder to 'de-friend' someone -- but it can be even more important to do so.

What Acting On 'Jessie' Taught Me About Friendship

Peyton List | Posted 04.21.2014 | Teen
Peyton List

My friends are more than an "accept" button on Facebook, and over the years I've learned the only way to have a best friend is to actually be one.

Play a Bigger Role in Spreading Love and Positivity! Here's How

Erin Cox | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

These occasions always remind me how important it is to tune into those you love and extend a loving word or kind gesture when you sense they might need it. It is equally important to spread kindness to complete strangers.

Jason's Birthday and Missing It All

Paula H. Noe | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

A few days ago on February 12, my wonderful oldest son, Jason, celebrated his 43rd birthday (how did that happen, anyhow?) without me and I am feeling...

Make Long Distance Relationships (of All Kinds) Work

Abby Draper | Posted 04.20.2014 | Good News
Abby Draper

After leaving my parents house for college ten years ago, through each move, I've learned some great lessons in how to best maintain relationships with so many that I am close with.

New Bartending Webseries Is Relatable And Entertaining

Leora Novick | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Leora Novick

For anyone that has ever tended bar in New York, or really anywhere in the world (let's face it, annoying drunk guys are universal), there is a new web series that will hit close to home.

These 9 Famous Writers Can Teach You More About Love Than Any Hallmark Card Ever Could

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books

The commercialized Valentine's Day presents a neatly Photoshopped image of modern romance that sets an impossible standard for even the most loving co...

Why Every Woman Needs a Galentine's Day

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

What we need more than validation of our romantic relationships is reinforcement of our platonic ones.

5 Heartfelt Ways to Celebrate Best Girlfriends This Valentine's Day

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

This Valentine's Day, don't let it be just about romantic love. Rather, share love with your friends and celebrate your sisterhood.

The Catholic Church and Same-Sex Marriage: How Might Doctrine Develop?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

For Augustine, the true significance of marriage was not procreation, but the enduring friendship of two human beings who are innately social creatures.

Gratitude for a Friend

Jeremy Shure | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Jeremy Shure

Night after night we'd stay up on the phone talking about ways to better the world, with me doing a lot of the listening and Anna talking about challenges as if everything was achievable with a mix of passion, intelligence, and hard work.

A Stolen Springtime Day in Sicily

Paula H. Noe | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

In Sicily, the beautiful Baroque town of Acireale proudly promises "The Best Carnival in Sicily"; for two weeks, huge floats parade around the city on a regular basis and the entire population of Acireale (and many more) join the grand street party.

6 Things I Know About Being Single Now That I'm In My 40s

Melanie Notkin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

This is what I know for sure: Love is still ahead of me and I won't settle for anything less. And if I'm lucky, neither will he.

3 Top Tips for Turning a Former Flame Into a Friend

GalTime | Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce

As partners, you likely turned to each other for support on everything, but that's probably no longer appropriate.

It's Just So Messy...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

It really is a mess here... so I am constantly wondering why I (who 'normally' can only stand messes of my own making!) love it so much... let me count (some of) the ways...

WATCH: The Kind Of Love That Makes Employees Better

Posted 02.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dating in the workplace is often a slippery slope, but there is a kind of love that's actually helpful in the office. Completely different from rom...

The Words I Hated To Hear My Daughter Say

Kim Bongiorno | Posted 04.12.2014 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

What is it about girlfriends that makes us go against every fiber of our beings just to be accepted? I wish I had the answer.

The Friends I Keep In My Basement

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

We all have appliances we were so excited about at the time, but don't use anymore, right?  Some sit on the kitchen counter for a while as appliance architecture, before they are banished to the graveyard. Some have never been used.

How to Talk to a Friend About Her Not-Awesome Relationship

Akirah Robinson | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

It's not easy to tell a friend that her relationship concerns you, but don't let that stop you from being the caring friend that you are. Instead, consider these five suggestions.

Listening With Pleasure

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Denver
EllynAnne Geisel

In the 15 years since I took that first step on my apron journey, I've received many aprons in the mail. Always, the aprons are lovingly packaged, as ...