Often, we overlook flaws because we fall in love with a person. This is admirable, but we also have to recognize the principles that mold a partner into a soulmate -- those elements that fortify a loving bond for the long run. Consider these seven qualities as essential to fostering an incredible, lifelong partnership...
I recently returned to Ecuador from a two-week spell in the U.S. and I'm still processing the experience. It was fabulous to see family again and connect with co-workers, but my time there was not quite as I expected.
"Everyone loved my mother and thought she was a saint, but I never felt good around her and I never felt loved by her. There must have been something ...
Eating smart takes knowledge, patience, and practice, and without patience there is no practice. Practice is the victory. Eat the food that is best for your body. You may live longer, be healthier, and have more fun through the years because of the food you choose today.
Retirees can now live so long -- and stretch their money so far -- that with the right strategies they can look forward to two or three more fun and productive phases of life after traditional retirement.
Hi! I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter, one Dispatch at a time. En...
Had a baby three months or 13 years ago and can't lose the baby fat? Well, you're not alone. As a matter of fact, you are in the 90th percentile of ...
Enough already about Dr. Oz. Whichever side you happen to be on, we might collectively acknowledge that much of the noise being made about what is, at...
At this point, the lid is off the box, and we know sustainability is a concern. We only have two choices: honor that concern, or dismiss it -- and knowingly eat at the expense of those to follow us.
It's been absolutely magnificent to see nature blossom into splendor, and I wanted to capture these precious moments to share with you.
Have you been told by someone to "Eat to your heart's content?" Usually this phrase is used when you are a guest in someone's home and they want you...
Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon -- and a cliché -- in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. But that's just TV, right?
If you've ever been to Mexico, you've probably visited some of its beautiful beaches. But there's a lot more to Mexico than beaches, and if you've never been there or if you are afraid to visit for one reason or another, you are missing out.
The hope is that, in the future, cancer patients may be able to take a resveratrol-derived drug to help their bodies become more sensitive to chemotherapy -- and help those drugs destroy those cancer cells once and for all.
Seven in ten college graduates in the United States now leave school with student loan debt, averaging about $29,000 per student. In order to help relieve the impact of student loans on your life, here are some ways to stay on top of your loans.
My motorcycling days are now in the rearview mirror. And while I regret that I will no longer pick bugs from my teeth, I also realize that I had a wonderful time while it lasted -- and I lived through two accidents. That's significant. And it's part of who I am.
When someone inquired after my relative, our conversation developed into a fascinating discussion about the way that family expectations and desires can be directly in conflict with the choices of the individual who is needing to recover and to receive care.
I have never been a fan of deprivation diets -- or any diet for that matter. It is more important to develop lifelong habits you can sustain. One such habit is choosing "go to" foods that you enjoy and that also make you feel full.
When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time.
Art changed my perspective and the scared feelings I had quickly turned into hope, joy and happiness. Honestly when I was a young single mother, I felt a bit lost. But those times I chose to paint and create, changed my path, changed my focus and literally lit me up inside.