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Holiday Gatherings

Family Matters

Laurie Gerber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

It's your life and your family to improve. Lead with compassion and strength. If you can be that with your family, you can be that anywhere.

Topics That Are Off-Limits With Family (WATCH)

Posted 12.07.2012 | MarloThomas

I am always overjoyed when my family is able to get together, but as in every family, there are some topics that are off limits in conversation with c...

10 Tips to Surviving Holiday Gatherings with the Family

Janet Taylor, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2012 | Black Voices
Janet Taylor, M.D.

Let's face it, there are times when holiday gatherings are not fun and joyous but remind you of how dysfunctional your family actually is. If you find yourself thinking... "Am I the only one who feels like there is something seriously wrong with these folks?" then try these tips.

The Christmas Wedding: A Simple, Enjoyable Holiday Story

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.17.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The Christmas Wedding is not a complex read in any sense, but it is a sweet, enjoyable story that is perfect for holiday reading.

The Splendor And The Struggle Of Holiday Gatherings

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

The pressures to hit the mall, keep up with the Joneses and complete our to-do list amplifies this time of year, making it harder for that gentle oxytocin to flow. How do we create a season of peace?

Tips For Fighting Family Gathering Anxiety

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Many people suffer what I coin FGA -- Family Gathering Anxiety. Basically, this refers to those who experience strong feelings of anxiety before and often during a family gathering.