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Reconnecting With An Old Friend (That I Never Knew)

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

As a gay kid, I lived and breathed movies and television to escape from the teasing and bullying in school. I was drawn to characters like the ones Quinn played. They were sassy and authentic and used sarcasm to outwit the harshest opponents.

The Love That's Left Behind

Scott Poynton | Posted 08.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Scott Poynton

The love we leave behind comes in many forms and from many sources. I strive to bless it, to hold it and return it. I'm a very lucky person.

The Unsocial Experiment: A Month Without Social Media

Arianna Yanes | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Yanes

If you're feeling like I did about social media- hooked, glued, fixated, and ultimately disappointed- an unsocial experiment might be worth a shot. Just one month can give time to refocus, recenter, and reconnect- all by disconnecting.

A Triple Dog Dare

Jon Vaughn | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Vaughn

Communicating in a pre-internet world was easy and simple. We didn't misunderstand what you were saying. We felt the emotion by inflection. We used our voices, and on a very good day of play, we'd lose them.

Light

Valeria Pereira Howell | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Valeria Pereira Howell

Life is all about finding the light... finding the place where you feel comfortable...Finding the place that gives you that warm feeling inside. Li...

5 Times When Saying 'No' Is The Nicest Thing You Can Do For Yourself

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living

The vast majority of us live in a 24/7 world. Our days do not begin and end within office hours. And after accounting for the optimal amount of sleep ...

What Spurred This TV Host To Kick Her Smartphone Addiction

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The next time you’re standing on the street corner, commuting on the subway or sitting in a restaurant with friends, take a minute to observe how ma...

Why Nothing Can Ever Replace An Old Friendship

Stanley Ely | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

I was surprised that our friendship had meant so much -- that she must have sensed early on that I was no candidate for marriage -- that our romance was temporary and chaste, and it would be no more than a nice interlude until she met the guy who was a candidate for marriage. With many intervening decades and changes in her life, I thought those days as undergraduates were mostly erased. It was wonderful to find the friendship not forgotten.

The Man I Never Knew

Khara Campbell | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Khara Campbell

Two weeks. Two weeks were all it took to fall in and out of love. Well, he fell out -- completely. He came in like a tornado, turned everything upside down, and left nothing but wreckage behind him.

9 Tips For Tracking Down Long-Lost Friends

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.29.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

I'm interested in tracking down some old friends I've lost touch with over the years but could use some help. What tips or resources can you recommend to help me find them?

Let Nature Be Your Teacher

Maggie Lyon | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Whether you are struck by a lone shoot pushing through the cracks in pavement, the runt tree on your block, the intermittent flow of rain, the seeming forest of the park, the night sky, or the fallen leaves, please let nature be your teacher and think deliberately on these things.

Forever Friends: After Four Decades, Reconnecting With a Golden Girl

Chuck Gomez | Posted 12.02.2012 | Good News
Chuck Gomez

Our friends are a bridge through time and space. With true friends you can pick up where you left off. Time doesn't erase a thing. And it didn't with Karen either.

What I See in the Faces of my Friends

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 11.18.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

We all get older. We all age. And we all are reminded each day, when we look at the faces of those we love, that we are doing this aging thing alongside each other, keeping the youngest part of ourselves alive.