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Loneliness Is Merely an Attitude You Can Abolish Today!

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Nobody -- whether single, in a long-term committed relationship or anything in between -- is completely immune from that often-painful feeling of loneliness. That is, however, until you can see it for what it is: an attitude that's completely within your power to change.

How James Taylor Jump-Starts His Creative Process

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.25.2015 | OWN

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8 Ways You Can Feel Thankful at Thanksgiving

Nancy Brook | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brook

Some of us may be missing those who are not able to be with us. Regardless of your situation, here are eight ways that you can be thankful no matter what your circumstance.

If This Holiday Is Hard, You're Not Alone

Amy Crumpton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Amy Crumpton

photo by Alondra Olivas Is Thanksgiving trying for you? Are you headed into the holiday bumfoozled or bewildered? May I offer something for you to c...

How to Write a Love Letter: Inspiration from Beauvoir and Sartre

Skye Cleary | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Skye Cleary

Hot summer romances are a long distant memory as the northern hemisphere winter closes in and tempts us towards hibernation, hot chocolate, and heated holiday party debates.

Grief and the Terrible Holiday Season

Megan Devine | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Megan Devine

Part of your family wants traditions to stay exactly the same, others want to change everything. Conflicting desires, broken hearts, lots of attention when you'd rather just hide in your blanket fort until the whole thing is over -- it's too much.

Thankful to Be Happy or Is It Happy to Be Thankful? Six Steps to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Marilyn Tam | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

Whether you are blue from immediate circumstances or grieving memories and other disappointments, there are ways out of that valley of misery. Here are six steps that may help.

Can Pets Help You Live Longer And Happier?

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

This isn't to say that you should go out and adopt a dog just because you think he'll help you avoid a heart attack. But even if your pets don't necessarily bring more life to your heart, they'll definitely bring more heart to your life.

A Way Out of Loneliness

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Every one of us will experience loneliness in our lifetime. It may hit us when we're single and spending Saturday night on our couch watching reruns or when we're smack at the center of a packed and pulsating party. There is one clear reason for this, and that is that loneliness is not just being alone, it is a perception of seeing ourselves as alone.

Overcoming The Loneliness Of Leadership

Bill George | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Bill George

Technology connects us, but changes the nature of our relationships. We have more "friends" than ever, but lack the bonding we yearn for. These problems are multiplied for leaders.

5 Things To Consider When You're Having Trouble Making It Past Your Front Door

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

  This article first appeared on In my last post, I wrote about how overwhelming it can be to even think about heading out to join ...

Bittersweet Video Offers Intimate Peek Into The Lives Of The Elderly

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.02.2015 | Fifty

Junk Mail from Voyager on Vimeo. When we think of old age, we might imagine spending our golden years enjoying retirement with our loving part...

I Was An Old Lady For 2 Weeks

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.31.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

The first thing I noticed was some pain and a little rash. The pain grew more and more pervasive, moving from my waist to the entire side to my abdomen. After three days, I went to the doctor.

What It's Really Like To Be Alone

Quora | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul

I don't want to be a writer, but life wants me to be one. This is an embarrassing question to have such a detailed answer for. But, right now, writing it is my only way of carving Adam was here into the tree.

WATCH: How a Bench Fosters Friendship At Schools Across the Country

HooplaHa | Posted 10.29.2015 | Good News

Being a kid can be tough. Especially if you are shy, making friends doesn't come easily. 10-year-old Christian agrees and did something to help.

It's Not Just The Guns Killing Our Kids, It's The Loneliness

Amy Aves Challenger | Posted 10.26.2015 | Parents
Amy Aves Challenger

Let's notice the lonely children, parents, and young adults. Advocate for them. Prevent bullying. Let's surround kids with invitations to engage; education and mental health services to support; and integrated plans for serving their needs. Let's make it difficult to want the gun, let alone get the gun.

Why It's Important to Celebrate Our Existence

Tami Shaikh | Posted 10.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tami Shaikh

Note: The contents of this post may be sensitive for readers. It isn't by getting out of the world that we become enlightened, but by getting into th...

The Science of Addiction and Recovery

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

Putting a drug, whether alcohol or any other addictive substance, into our bodies in order to change our state of mind is the result of prior psychological, familial and social experience, experiences that then support and reinforce addictive behavior.

When Your Love Is Not Enough

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We can never love someone enough for them to feel loved within if they are not loving themselves.

Why Does Divorce Create Such Turmoil?

Susan Anderson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Divorce
Susan Anderson

Primal fear is what makes going through divorce, separation, bereavement, loss of a job, loss of a dream so difficult. It triggers abandonment -- our first fear -- a fear universal to all human beings. It is a feeling of being left on the doorstep, of feeling left behind.

How Friendships Make You Happier, Healthier

Mary Quigley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Fifty
Mary Quigley

Friendship is a one-size-fits-all way to improve your happiness level in virtually every aspect of life, from physical health to personal enjoyment to sex.

Finding Hope in the End

Lauren DePino | Posted 09.30.2015 | Women
Lauren DePino

The burning in me, in my chest and in my gut, the heat that makes me have to write, was keeping me alive. Words were my breath. They were coming from where the pain is, the same place from where the love comes.

Loneliness in the Workplace: Symptoms and Solutions

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Gurdeep Pandher

The workplace is busy and bustling, full of people coming to and from meetings, photocopiers, and each other's cubicles. However, despite the high potential for social interaction, many people still feel lonely at their place of employment.

Does Your Life Lack Meaning?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you find that nothing really excites you or holds much meaning for you? Does your life lack passion and purpose? Discover the source of this emptin...

Overcoming Love's Invisible Barriers: 12 Helpful Preparations

Susan Anderson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Anderson

Has it ever occurred to you that love may be staring you in the face, but you just can't recognize it? Maybe the person is too easily taken for grant...