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3 Life-Changing Reasons to Kick the Gossip Habit

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Several years ago I made a vow to give up gossiping and doing so has made me realize how dangerous it is, truly dangerous. It's so easy to get caught ...

3 Life-Changing Reasons To Kick The Gossip Habit

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

It's so easy to get caught in an enticing yet unkind conversation about someone else. But if you've ever been the target of gossip, as I have been, you know how painful it is. No matter how we excuse it, talking behind another's back is a harmful habit. My definition of gossip is simple:

'My Husband Told Me He Was Going To The Store And He Simply Never Returned'

Eden Strong | Posted 06.13.2016 | Divorce
Eden Strong

It's really hard to feel alive when your heart has been ripped out of your chest and you become suffocated out by all the people who are trying to cram themselves into your life.

ADVICE 03: Should I Contact My Ex? Mourning Etiquette

Brent Stoller | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

#FredinChina: Millennials to Steal Women's Day

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

'Women's Day' is on March 8th, and celebrates equality between the men and women. This is a very serious day in China, where every Chinese woman expects to be treated extremely well on this day by her entourage, family, company and her husband.

How to Make Trump Go Away

Mitchell Fink | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Mitchell Fink

More than anything, the New York gossip pages made Donald Trump. Not the real estate pages, or the business pages, or as bafflingly inconceivable it might have seemed at the time, the political pages.

One Surefire Way to Decrease Drama in Your Daily Life

ShimmerTeen | Posted 03.07.2016 | Teen
ShimmerTeen

Some people get excited by drama (even though it can be a downer for people involved). Other people find drama exhausting and would rather find ways t...

Should You Post About Your Kid on the Internet?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do our kids have a say in how we expose them to the world? Even the cutest baby picture, who's to say in ten or 20 years that that child will be glad you exposed him of her to the world in a diaper? Have you asked your child what they think now? Can they foresee the future?

A Big Sign That Your Friendship Is Superficial

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.09.2015 | OWN

When friends get together, they talk. They laugh. They trade stories. They listen. They confide. Within the give-and-take confines of close friendship...

How to Identify and Neutralize Gossip

Nesrin Everett | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Gossip can be extremely negative, as it is rarely founded on the truth, it's intentions are seldom honorable and it has the potential to cause a great deal of harm.

Why You Gossip, and What It Means

Beth Weissenberger | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Beth Weissenberger

If you want to show up in your relationships -- in your LIFE -- in a radically authentic way, you can start by changing your relationship to gossip.

'Tune In' to Tumultuous Teenage Gossip

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Gossip is communication. If your teenager off-handedly tells you a remnant of something going on, tune in!

13 Tips To Help You Speak Up To Your Boss In Tricky Situations

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Dear Val, I work for two women bosses who are experienced, extremely capable, and excellent at their jobs. There are many good things about working fo...

5 Steps To Stop Gossip in the Workplace and Increase Productivity

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

Gossip hurts businesses reputations, other employees' reputations, people's feelings, and your bottom line. Understanding the gossiper is the first step. The gossiper usually has a large ego and wants to be liked by everyone but usually the opposite happens.

PSA: When You Talk S**t About Your Friends, You're Just Screwing Yourself

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy

Some people gossip and shit talk about their friends so much you'd think they were getting some kind of sexual pleasure from it. Well, that might be b...

Lust for Celebrity Gossip: It Isn't "Worship"

Peggy Payne | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Peggy Payne

Dare to show even the tiniest spark of interest in royal babies or movie star divorces or Olympic decathlete gender identity and you're likely to be scorned for engaging in "celebrity worship." This is wrong. It isn't worship. Got that, you high-minded righteous pious scoffers?

Trader Joe's Employees Dish On Their Secretive Employer

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Spoiler alert: You won't want to quit your job just to save money on groceries.

Please Pass the Paranoia: On the Dangers of Being Overheard

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.15.2016 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

When having a private conversation in a public place--even a crowded New York City restaurant--you can never be too circumspect.

Why Being Judgmental Is Really All About Me

Robin Korth | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Robin Korth

What is it about judging you that makes me feel so good? It's really pretty simple: I get to feel better about who I am by beating the hell out of who you are. I'm scared and resentful. I'm angry, arrogant and uncomfortable. And I want relief!

They Unfriended Me

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.28.2016 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

You will survive. It's not even a loss. If people choose to be in your life, in real life or on social media, they are your peeps. If not, let 'em go. They won't be there when you need them.

On Being a Social Pariah. Part 2- Things I've Learned

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 05.22.2016 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

The inability to acknowledge or see this by so many people I know is...well, funny. I laugh and let go. Not in sarcasm, but in confusion and self-preservation to accept people are all different and if their truth is black and white, who am I to say how THEY should see things?

The Secret Language of Hotel Staff Is Your New Vacation Entertainment

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A short glossary of the behind-the-scenes lingo used by bellhops, cleaning staff and concierge at your favorite hotels.

Team "Human Being"

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Heather Gillis-Harris

I hate insincerity. I hate dishonesty. I hate fake people. I hate people who talk behind your back or spread rumors just for the sake of having something to say.

Jay Quint & His Gaylebrity Tell All Book

Brad Hammer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Hammer

Jay Quint is the author of the controversial book "Tides of Vanity." This just released memoir will have Anderson Cooper answering questions, instead of asking them! As you can imagine there is quite a buzz around the Gayborhood about this book, so I had to ask Jay "15 Questions."

Get Real (It's Not As Bad As You Think)

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Like the process of the caterpillar becoming a butterfly, it may feel like a struggle, but it's worth it. When we clear out the debris of shame, resentment, sadness and disappointment and get real with how we feel, we can then spread our wings and become free.