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7 Tips For Rallying Up Your Own Sanity (VIDEO)

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

When we come to define ourselves according to political and national ideologies and forget that we all share common roots as members of the human family, sharing the same wants and needs, we stray from our deepest truths.

Disappearing Acts: Should you think the best or assume the worst?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, It is hard to know if lengthy silences and withdrawals by friends are because they are trying to dump you or because they are ...

What Kind Of Future Are You Creating Today?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

The question is: how will you engage in the process of creating your "future," consciously or unconsciously?

Things my mom showed me

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

My poor mother. I was her second child and she had me when she was only 20 years old. While David, my brother who is a year and two days older than m...

Gambling on a Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a 52-year-old woman who had a very close friendship with a young girl in her late 20s whom I worked with for about two year...

The Death of a Diet ... NOT!

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Everything in life has a cycle. Not to sound morbid here, but even businesses, ideas, all forms of life - are conceived, born, grow, peak, decline and...

The Content of Your Mind Is Not Your Choice (VIDEO)

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

Sadhguru developed Isha Yoga as an invigorating process to transform oneself. For over 25 years, Isha Yoga Programs have touched and transformed the l...

Change of Plans? My BFF Fell in Love With My Roommate

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I'm 22, and my best friend Allie and I have been friends for 11 years. She has never been good at balancing things, and now with a boyfriend and best friends in two different cities, she's predictably having trouble.

Help! My friend has become too needy

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend has become overly dependent on me. She's been living in another state for the last few years but we see each oth...

Priceless

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

I love a good salad bar. Ruby Tuesdays is one of my favorite places to eat out - because of their awesome salad bar. (Though they also have a 980 calo...

Are You Like Your Mother?

Isha Judd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isha Judd

Normally we want to be as much as -- or more than -- our mothers, but no matter how we look at it, our mothers are, without a doubt, our greatest mirrors.

A Slow, Simple Approach to Potty Training at 15 Months Old (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

My 15-month-old asked to go poop last week. It sounds strange because I wasn't really trying to train her yet. Though I suppose in some ways I've been training her since day one.

Having "the friendship talk" with your teenage daughter

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, My daughter is in high school has had problems keeping friends since elementary school. From what I have observed when her...

Crossing the Spiritual Desert

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

When the ego gets a bit too big for its britches and we loose our humility, life has a way of serving up just the right remedy. Not like punishment. Not like we're bad or wrong. Just off track.

Friendship, trust, and the bottom line

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

As often as I Google and check out Trip Advisor, Zagat, or Amazon for advice or product ratings, I'm just as likely to turn to a friend. Some of my ...

Daydream Believer...

Kim Bensen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kim Bensen

Ever daydream about being thin? Oh, come on. Be honest. Anyone who has ever tasted getting to goal as much as they've tasted fried food knows what I'm...

Guest Post - Childlessness can divide friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

By Christina Gombar When I was growing up in the 70s, the progressive view held that a person could live a rich, rewarding life full of close bonds, ...

Life is a Trip: Finding Friends in Strange Places

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

At first glance, Life is a Trip: The Transformative Magic of Travel by Judith Fein (Spirituality & Health Books, 2010) doesn't appear to be a book abo...

The Power To Create Your Life

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

What is possible and not possible are not one's business, it is nature's business. Your business is just to strive for what you want. Nature will decide whether it is possible or not.

Kitchen Table Wisdom 1.0

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Like the garden, it's our nature to blossom and grow, no matter what kind of soil conditions in which we find ourselves. We're ferns, perpetually in search of a larger container in which to house our lives.

A Conversation with Gail Caldwell: On the loss of a close friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The death of a close friend is extraordinarily painful, made that much more difficult because bereaved friends typically evoke little sympathy and sup...

What Is Your Truth?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

The qualities of respect, worth and inspiration are the truths that you begin to embody in the world. Armed with your personal truths you move with more ease in the world.

Dog Park Etiquette

Sophia Yin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophia Yin

While dog parks are ace playgrounds for Rovers to romp and Spots to socialize, without proper supervision, squabbles can break out like pimples on a teenager.

BFF Makes the Oxford English Dictionary

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The Oxford English Dictionary announced on its blog yesterday that the acronym "BFF" has been added as an official noun and lists its D.O.B as 1996. A little on the history of the word here.

The social cost of falling in love: Gain one lover---lose two friends?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A fascinating news report coming out of the British Science Festival in Birmingham confirms the tried and true saying: You can't have it all. Specific...