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Communicating With Passive-Aggressive People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

As a psychiatrist I teach my patients to address passive aggressive behavior directly as the person may not be aware of the impact on you since they are short on empathy. Hopefully you won't have many passive aggressive people in your life, but if you do, clear communication is a form of empowerment.

Looking for Your Dirty 30s? Here's How I Found My Worthy 30s

Audrey Bellis | Posted 04.15.2015 | Women
Audrey Bellis

I still struggle with numbing. It's too easy after a long day or a rough experience to drown myself at happy hour. Or sleep with someone to avoid feeling lonely. But action by action and sometimes moment by moment, I choose a different experience.

How Zumba Empowered Me to Move Forward

Gina Ryder | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Gina Ryder

Zumba's slogan is "join the party." One of the best decisions I ever made was joining the party. There is rarely a "maybe later" in life or dance. Moving in the moment is the only way to heal sometimes.

10 Happy Ways to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness

Kellie Edwards | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellie Edwards

Being kind rather than critical towards yourself boosts happiness more than anything else I know. If you do one thing today, do this. Wish yourself well. Treat yourself as kindly as you would a small child.

These Four F-Bombs Are the Secret to Ultimate Self Love

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

I realized my pattern of staying with people who were emotionally destructive was a mirror to the pain inside my own head. I immediately put myself on a dating detox, along with a health and relationship cleanse. What I really needed was some tender love and self care.

Walk Thru the Fire of Fear

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Acknowledge the fear, take control of it, control the negative chatter in your mind, have confidence in yourself, see these changes as growth and stepping stones to a future of promise and view your life with anticipation, not apprehension, and you will become powerful over your fears of divorce.

Confessions Of An Unsatisfied Housewife

Bree Maresca-Kramer | Posted 02.27.2013 | Divorce
Bree Maresca-Kramer

Maria is a sexy, exotically beautiful middle-aged woman. Wherever she goes, men stare and women fill with jealously.

Just How Healthy Is Your Marriage? (QUIZ)

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

However good your marriage is there is always room to make it great. Here is a short quiz to see how well you get on day-to-day.

Sleepless in Chicago: Is Dating a Single Father a Do or a Don't?

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

As a single girl who dates more than she cares to admit, I am surprised that I have never gone on a date with a man who has a child.

4 Ways Health Care Reform Affects Relationships | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After the smoke has cleared, along with the shock and excitement, and the dismay of Republicans, many are wondering how all this will affect their liv...

Dumped by Answering Machine During the 1996 Oscars

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I cannot watch an Academy Awards ceremony without remembering the crazy way a boyfriend ended our relationship on Oscar night in 1996. It's one thing ...

In Bed With Someone: Do I Sleep Better?

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I've been sleeping with my non-feline SO. Besides the obvious benefits, so many aspects of sleeping with someone else change your own sleep patterns and behaviors, and not all for the better.

The Secret to Finding Your Soulmate

Gail Lynne Goodwin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gail Lynne Goodwin

All you have to do is continue to believe and act from the place of knowing, as you wait for your beloved to manifest in front of your eyes and sweep you off your feet.

My First Job As A "National Penis Finder"

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Davidson

"Davidson's first job was with the Boston Globe, where she became a national penis finder," read my bio on Wikipedia. What?! I blinked. I read it again. How had this happened?

"The Art of War" Kicks the Ass of "The Art of Love"

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
E. Jean Carroll

Allow Yourself To Be Conquered. And when you get shaky in the middle of a conversation, great! Most young ladies will walk over their own grandmothers to find a man who will listen to them.