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How to Get Back on Track

Craig Ballantyne | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Craig Ballantyne

"Slip slidin' away, slip slidin' away, You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip slidin' away" -- Paul Simon This happens to all...

5 Mental Tools for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.23.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

This post is the last of my five-part series describing my Prime Performance System which encompasses everything I know about the psychology of sport....

Who Sleeps on Which Side of the Bed?

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Couples who share a bed almost always have a system for how they share the bed. That makes sleeping together easier and more efficient. With things so well organized they don't have to spend time discussing how to use the bed tonight.

Top 10 Difficult New Year's Resolutions for Divorced Parents

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2015 | Divorce
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Divorced parents new to the ambiance of divorce situations would do well to learn from the mistakes of others. Those who feel they have made mistakes needn't unnecessarily blame themselves when there's so much to do to remedy situations in the new year.

6 Tips to Creatively Incorporating 30 Minutes of Relaxation Into Your Daily Practices

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
20 Beautiful Women

No matter how "busy" we get it is imperative that we slow down just enough to relax and regroup on a daily basis. The task of taking care of ourselves first has taken a backseat to being present for others. So let's set the standard right now: Self-care is a must.

10 Simple Habits That Make Afternoons as Productive as Mornings

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Michael D. Simmons

Our society is collectively obsessed with morning routines. What is just as important, but often neglected, is how we manage what happens in the middle of the day. To help you nail your afternoon routine, here is some practical and science-backed advice.

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

Cathryn Lavery | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Cathryn Lavery

My morning routine takes just over an hour. I can't stress enough to you the importance of a great morning routine, as it will set you up for a successful day  --  and life. I experimented with a few different things and figured out what worked for me. You should do the same.

Dear Family Whisperer: Letting Him Do the Small Stuff HIS Way

Melinda Blau | Posted 10.15.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

A lot of women complain about their husbands not doing things their way. They also tend to blow those differences out of proportion. The result, sadly, is that husbands, fearing criticism, often do less and less, a situation that leads to "chore wars."

Recipe For Getting Back On The Wagon

Emma Brodie | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Emma Brodie

You were doing so well consistently going to the gym, sorting your inbox, etc., that you're almost shocked at how easy it was to just not do it one day. And then to not do it the next day. And then to look around and realize that a month had gone by since you'd done this thing you swore you'd never NOT do again.

Dear Family Whisperer: Help for the Culturally Challenged

Melinda Blau | Posted 05.20.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Families need to be with other families. A night out lets you enjoy adult interaction and allows your son to mix it up with kids his own age in a context outside of school.

Chore Schedule Strategies

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 12.15.2013 | Parents
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Is there a way for families to split up tasks without major fights and headaches? Fortunately, the answer is, "Yes!" But how you achieve that goal is a little different for each household.

Use Rituals to Send Love to Your Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Repetition is an essential part of ingraining healthy messages in your children. Rituals provide that consistent replication. Rituals communicate mess...

The Burden of Knowing: How to Disclose Ambiguous Loss to Children

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Nancy Rappaport

After an ambiguous loss, as after a parent's death, it is helpful for the remaining parent to tell the truth, in a timely way, in a manner tailored to the child's developmental capacity, and in limited detail.

Three Ways to Make Peace With Time

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

Whatever it is, it reminds me housework is as much meditation as anything else. It's a lovely frame for the rest of life -- disguised as a mindless, boring task that was always anything but.