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`Befriending Employees: Where to Draw the Line?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Part of the financial package offered to me to become head of school of an independent K-8 school was the ability to enroll four of my grade-school-aged children tuition free.

'What If I DON'T Have a Rockin' Career or Tons of Friends?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

When you're single, there is so much pressure to assure everyone around you that you're okay that it's easy to fall into the reflex of saying "My career is amazing!" and "I'm having such a blast with my friends!" But the truth is, most people -- married and single -- don't have that.

This Friendship Between Bear And Man Is Still Going Strong

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.27.2015 | OWN

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Isn't 'Bad Friend' Just Another Oxymoron?

Jessica Denis | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Jessica Denis

If someone is constantly telling you how wrong you are or your actions are wrong let them go. Let them be in their own misery without you. Your life will be so much happier without the drama of a "bad friend."

Under the Veneer

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lisa Chau

On the 19th, I attended Hannush's Under, performed by The Con-Etiquette Players. Using flashbacks between a psychiatric hospital and Yale University, a group of millennials explore the themes of friendship, mental illness and ambition.

How to Like Yourself

LJ Charleston | Posted 08.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
LJ Charleston

What happened to your life and how many hearts did you break? What lessons have actually stuck and how much love did you take? And what is more: Do yo...

Do Unto Others and Others Will Do Unto You

Honey Good | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

It's been almost a year since I met J-Me. It happened in a most unconventional manner. It began with written dialogue on She was the writer.

5 Ways to Build Your Cancer Support Network

Rodale Wellness | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

A strong social support system is vital for both your mental and physical health following cancer. Your social support system will provide guidance, advice, and assistance; offer shoulders to cry on; and help relieve stress.

Why Confidence Is Quiet and Insecurity Is Loud

Dr. Karin Luise | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Karin Luise

Sweet revenge. The need to get back at someone and make them pay ... because they caused you pain and deserve to feel the same way. Right? I get it. ...

Friendship: Why I Not Longer Hold Onto Relationships That No Longer Serve Me

Eleni Makedonas | Posted 08.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Eleni Makedonas

Life is full of so many struggles. From daily struggles as simple as deciding what to wear to the mundane decision of what to eat to the more signi...

Friendships May Play A Huge Role In Depression Recovery

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.22.2015 | Science

It's not always easy to know how to help a friend who's struggling with depression. It turns out that just being there for that person might be the b...

How to Know You're Not Alone in the Otherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Melanie Notkin

For women in the Otherhood, the term I introduced in my book of the same name for those who aren't part of the expected social norm of marriage and motherhood, whether by choice, or like me, by circumstance, our friendships are key.

My Daughter Is aA People Pleaser

Sonya Spillmann | Posted 08.20.2015 | Parents
Sonya Spillmann

My little eight year old has figured out, in her young age, in her own words, that she is a people pleaser. Sitting at the breakfast table, unassuming in our pajamas, we have struck life-lesson gold.

Bunions, Bras, and Breast Lifts

Honey Good | Posted 08.19.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

Outside of my family and Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, Orchid, nothing makes me feel warmer and fuzzier than my girlfriends! Yesterday was no exception as five of us lunched, as we do twice weekly, outdoors at the Luxe Bar Restaurant in Chicago.

Am I Actually a Lion or a Sheep in a Lion's Body?

Barrett Pall | Posted 08.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barrett Pall

As I fell down the rabbit hole of Instagram late one night, as many of us unhealthily do, I found myself staring at the pictures of people who once we...

30 Things I've Learned in My First 30 Years

Wendi Nunnery | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Wendi Nunnery

I'm turning 30 on August 20, and in honor of this somewhat-momentous occasion, I thought it might be nice to share some of the things I've learned over the last three decades.

The Next Best Thing Isn't Always What's Best

Adina Evans | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I'm not trying to say that there will be no more great moments in the future, but we need to realize that sometimes the grass is greenest right where we are standing and we should be living for the moments we have right now before it's too late.

Top 10 - 6 of 10 : Do You Have Too Many Friends?

Richard Koch | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

We under-cultivate what is most important. And nowhere is this more so than with regard to our friends.

Age Is But a Number

Erin Parker | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Erin Parker

The friends of a lifetime are right in front of you. Don't waste another minute of your 20s without the ones who will serve as your compass, your soft pillow to fall on, your confidant, and your unwavering hand to hold.

How To Know When To Forgive and When To Forget

Unwritten | Posted 08.17.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Paola Angeline. In this life, you will encounter people who will make you feel like you're meant to find each ot...

Friendship in the Time of Technology

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The Internet is undoubtedly an invaluable link between people separated by distance. But this link must be built on a stronger foundation of intimacy and familiarity and a balance of online and offline interactions will pave the way to better relationships in the world.

Withering Heights

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Wisdom From a 93- and 88-Year-Old

Christine Hassler | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Being in their presence inspired such a sense of enthusiasm for simply being alive so I wanted to share some of their wisdom with you. Here are a few highlights:

It Has to Be One... Or the Other

Josh Sabarra | Posted 08.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

I lost a friend, but I haven't lost hope. I wake up every morning, wondering if this will be the day I meet the man of my realistic, 40 year-old dreams -- someone who hasn't been in my life in another capacity; a man with whom a history will begin... now.

How a Sidewalk Rest Stop Can Elevate Your Life

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I tried running one summer a few years back. I hadn't run in decades. Running hurts me. I don't get a high or lean thighs. My friend Kelley invited m...