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The Power of Keeping It Personal

Eric Ludwig | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric Ludwig

Technology has made it so easy to reach so many people in such a short period of time which is an amazing business tool and a way to keep tabs on a great number of people, but we're turning away from the personal touch. Facebook, Twitter, and E-mail are convenient ways to keep in touch with coworkers, friends, and colleagues but they often fail to make or develop deep connections.

Fail to Quickly Prune Toxic Relationships

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

In business, many entrepreneurs and leaders are hardwired for optimism, but hope is not a strategy. Endings are necessary. There's a reason people don't spend their whole careers at one job, or stay close with childhood friends.

Humans Have 'Infidelity Radar,' New Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.08.2014 | Science

You may be oblivious to your partner's cheating ways, but that doesn't mean everyone else is. In fact, a fascinating new study suggests that strangers...

Here's How People Really Feel About Seeing Your Relationship On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.01.2014 | Science

What's the quickest way to turn off your Facebook friends? It just may be by oversharing details of your happy romantic life. A new study shows tha...

Your Other Biological Clock: When Do You Start Pursuing A Life That Matters?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The muddled message we then send is that our meaning in life comes from the work we do. While that may be true for some people, it's certainly not the case for many. Here are five ways to begin crafting more meaningful connections and lives.

To Be Trusted Requires a Focus on Others

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Apart from obvious things, like not keeping your word or betraying a confidence, what is it that people do (or don't do) that would keep others from trusting them?

Can an Engagement Ring Impact Your Career?

The Levo League | Posted 04.22.2013 | Women
The Levo League

Why should a little accessory impact your potential as a candidate for a job? Well, it shouldn't, but as we know, an engagement rings represent a lot more than a piece of jewelry.

Why You Didn't Get That One-on-One Meeting -- and How to Ask Better Next Time

Ciara Pressler | Posted 04.16.2013 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

The truth is that I donate my services quite regularly. But if I'm going to help you move forward in your career and keep my own, we need to get on the same page when it comes to valuing one another's time and expertise.

The True Meaning of Happiness

Roberta Hurtig | Posted 03.19.2013 | Impact
Roberta Hurtig

Simple acts of kindness alone won't save lives, but talking about issues of happiness and suicide in a frank and open way makes our community a healthier and happier place to live.

Imagine Finding Yourself in a State of Bliss

Jean Grossman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Grossman

Consciousness came first, awareness came next. Maturity followed. I am sure the answers to what maturity is would be different for each of us, but answering that helped me identify my values and my goals.

How to Survive Family Conflicts During the Holidays

Linda Durnell | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

One of life's most difficult situations is when someone you love is no longer present in your life due to disagreements, especially during the holidays.

Election 2012: What We Can't Talk About

Terry Newell | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

You know a relationship is in trouble when the serious issues that confront it are the very ones people can't, or won't, talk about. Welcome to the American electorate in 2012.

The Power of Connections

Bishop Edgar L. Vann | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit
Bishop Edgar L. Vann

Every person has connections within the community, within their families, at school and at work, where there is some level of influence. What makes the difference among leaders is how connections are utilized.

4 Keys To A Heart-To-Heart Relationship

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

Over the years, we've developed several keys that we have found work well in building a heart-to-heart relationship.

Choosing The People In Your Life

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Whether at work, in your family or in your personal relations, it's up to you to decide how much time and effort you will spend with those who are a positive influence in your life and those are (or may be) a negative influence.

Couples Often Dissatisfied With Marriage: Study

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

One of the most consistent findings about marriage is the marital satisfaction declines over the course of marriage. One recent study that followed c...

To Be or Not to Be -- Angry!

Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW

Anger distorts our perception and destroys our intelligent instincts. Most importantly, holding anger and revenge is such a painful process that it leaves scars on us and anyone in our vicinity.

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...

Hollywood's Hidden Morality Tale in The Hurt Locker vs. Avatar

Dr. Wendy Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Wendy Jacobson

In the hidden drama of the Oscars, Cameron starred as brilliant megalomaniac/erratic ex-spouse/father. Fostering Bigelow's win was her image as a class-act -- a finer person, not necessarily a finer artist.

Back to Basics on Valentine's Day

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Daniel Bruno Sanz

I...can turn a gray sky blue. I can make it rain... whenever I want it to. I can build a castle from a single grain of sand; I can make a ship sail.....