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Reframing Forgiveness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.

Breathtaking 'Loving' Trailer Introduces The Love Story That Made History

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.14.2016 | Black Voices

The official trailer for the upcoming film “Loving” has been released, and it’s a beautiful testimony to the power of love to overcome racial di...

Reflections on Loving Day

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 06.12.2016 | Politics
Noah S. Leavitt

We cannot simply applaud the reality of interracial or interreligious households but rather we must work hard to open the conversation about America's diverse population even wider to be able to include, respect, and perhaps even love, everyone.

Interracial Marriage Drama 'Loving' Throws Hat In Oscar Ring

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.16.2016 | Black Voices

Loving, writer/director Jeff Nichols’ new film about Richard and Mildred Loving -- the interracial couple whose 1958 marriage violated Virginia’s ...

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Power of Giving and Sharing

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

To serve others is to become more receptive and open to ourselves. Each time we assist another we are renewed and strengthened. In such circumstances, giving is also receiving. During this holiday season, keep these ideas in mind the next time you have the opportunity to help someone.

How To Let Yourself Go Completely When Having Sex

Pamela Madsen | Posted 12.04.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Why do so many of us not trust love and intimacy? Why do we fear death so much? Why do so many willingly hook up and have sex with people that they will never see again, but find it terrifying and dangerous to love and be truly intimate with another person?

Irritation Can Become Disaster

Eve Beck | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Eve Beck

Thank goodness I've come to see that I can create a threat to my own wellbeing, without even realizing there's a much better way to improve my chances for true happiness.

Loving and Letting Go: A Celebration of Life and Parenting on Meera's 9th Birthday

Padma Gordon | Posted 09.04.2015 | Parents
Padma Gordon

A parent's love is one that wants the best for their child. In this moment, I am amazed by how quickly my child is growing and, by the person she is fast becoming. One who is bright, responsive, creative, strong and sassy, clear in her communication and centered as she walks through life.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as the...

With vs. For

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

When I work with people, I never consider them working "for" me, or me working "for" them, but "with" me as part of a team. I now understand why I've been met, time and again, with disappointment or frustration.

The Ambush of Aging

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty
Sherman Yellen

Age can wreak havoc. I've seen it take the health and the minds of friends and family. Nevertheless, I find that it gives us a choice: You can remember with joy, or recall with regret. Aging is not a curse, but an opportunity to use our lives fully.

Taking Pause and Tending to the Roses we Have Been Gifted

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

Stop and Smell the Roses The House had The rose garden that the garden club ladies made mention of on many occasion. They tended to the urban myth...

I Can't Hear You -- You're Yelling Too Loud

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

Many people hold an erroneous belief: If I yell at you, then you will hear me. This, of course, often is not the case. In fact, most people shut down and stop listening when they are being yelled at.

7 Surefire Tips for Attracting True Love!

Joy Weston | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Joy Weston

View image | gettyimages.com "How do you spell Love? You don't spell it...You feel it."Winnie the Pooh -- A. Milne Love, Love, Love, Love, LOVE....

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Need to Give

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

"All you have shall someday be given; Therefore, give now, that the season of giving may be yours." - ...

Emotional Constipation: An Adult Disease?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

As adults do we just become emotionally constipated, is it an age-related characteristic? Do we lock up our insecurities and joys because we fear what people will think? Aside from all the other physical changes that we deal with, do we become more protective of our feelings?

A Candid Effort to Help

Phu Nguyen | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

My happy days don't give me immunity from depression, nor does my very abundant life. Beauty, money, fame, and even hordes of admirers don't keep anyone safe from this mental illness. It can affect anyone, and when it does, we need help.

Life Lessons From the Velveteen Rabbit

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

My answer now to people when they ask how it feels to become an empty nester. I tell them that I feel like I have completed the most important phase of my life. I tell them that I loved until it hurt, that I knew I couldn't break because somebody needed me to be strong.

When Are You Going to Stop Punishing Me?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

What a great question! I wish I heard more people asking it. I want to explore the process of punishment. The process of punishment shows up in man...

Are You My Soulmate?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Having relationship upsets and disappointments doesn't necessarily mean that we're a mismatch. These things happen, even in the best partnerships and they are not indicators that we're not meant to be together. They are part of the process. The real question has to do with whether or not each of us is willing to learn and grow ourselves into whole, loving human beings.

The One Phrase We Should Stop Using

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

If you've ever been on the receiving end of these words, you know that the last thing that you feel like doing upon hearing them is to drop your guard and open your heart. Ironically, that's probably exactly what the person delivering these words is trying to get you to do.

The Death of Tax Preparer Regulation - Finding a Good Tax Preparer Just Got a Little Bit Harder

Mark Steber | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Earlier this week the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) declined to file a petition with the Supreme Court to appeal a recent series of rulings thereby s...

5 Lessons Learned In 36 Years Of Marriage

Richard Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Richard Greenberg

After 36 years of marriage and four children, I believe that being a good parent requires setting a good example -- and having a positive relationship with your spouse is the first, most important step in creating a model for loving interaction.

Forgiveness, Loving and Responsibility

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sondra Kornblatt

Forgiveness, you think, might be a good idea. But you may not know how to get there from here.

What I Love About You Is...

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

In a healthy, loving, long-term relationship we have to continuously and consciously choose to fall in love with our partner. It's an ongoing choice....