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Ending the Legacy of Family Secret-Keeping

Georgia Kolias | Posted 07.30.2015 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

In a healthy family or relationship, you tell the truth, and you share what you are afraid of. I am dismantling the system of secret keeping, for myself and for my children, one day at a time.

Are Your Secrets Sabotaging You?

Lauren Zander | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Some people are offended when I call them secret-keepers (liars, essentially) and I have to assure them it's a universal problem. Other people claim a right to their secrets under the guise of privacy; it's my life, my thoughts, my feelings -- I should be able to choose who I share them with, right?" Wrong, and I'll explain why.

T. Harv Eker on Mindful Wealth, How to Succeed, and Life in the Fast Lane

Leisa Peterson | Posted 07.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

They say money won't buy happiness but, according to "Secrets of The Millionaire Mind" author and creator of 11 personal development courses including...

Will Marriage Open the Closet Door?

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 07.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

What happened to Terry Mutchler? In her gripping memoir, Under This Beautiful Dome, the voice I hear is weak, barely audible. This isn't the woman I know as a friend and outspoken human rights advocate.

Confessions Of A 67-Year-Old Daughter To Her 88-Year-Old Mother

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 07.15.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Dear Mom: You'd think by this time in my life, I would stop having secrets from you. Ha. You'd think by this time in my life -- having reached the empowered age of 67 -- that I'd stop withholding information from you. Ha. Though the reason has changed, the practice has not.

How Feeling Stuck or Discouraged May Be Your Cue to Do This

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Get a little scared, face the fear, it's good for us to step into what's uncomfortable -- it makes our world bigger. Besides, you have nothing to lose. As the saying goes, no one is getting out of here alive.

The Surprising Thing That 43 Percent Of Spouses Don't Know About Each Other

BRIDES | Posted 07.15.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

When it comes to money, how much do you really know about your spouse? Though husbands and wives almost always share a bank account (and secrets, and, well, everything else), the findings of a new survey conducted by Fidelity found something quite shocking.

A Year Out Of The Closet

Aaron P. Skiles | Posted 06.30.2015 | Gay Voices
Aaron P. Skiles

This one-year anniversary of my coming out represents me standing firmly for who I am, despite all the family I have lost. It is hard to celebrate when this date will always be a day I remember as the day I said goodbye to my childhood home and every physical reminder of my past life.

3 Important Secrets HR Won't Tell You

Lisa B. Marshall | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Lisa B. Marshall

I'm sure you've heard of the Miranda Warning. Television crime dramas like Law and Order have told us: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law."

Trader Joe's Employees Dish On Their Secretive Employer

Thrillist | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Spoiler alert: You won't want to quit your job just to save money on groceries.

Please Pass the Paranoia: On the Dangers of Being Overheard

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

When having a private conversation in a public place--even a crowded New York City restaurant--you can never be too circumspect.

96-Year-Old Tao Porchon-Lynch Is 'On Fire' on America's Got Talent

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 06.11.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Dancing to Pitbull's "Fireball," 96-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch and ballroom dance teacher Vard Margaryan wowed the "America's Got Talent" judges and audience on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

6 Truths From the Diary of a Good Girl

Shinjini Das | Posted 05.21.2015 | Women
Shinjini Das

A good girl is in a league of her own because not only does she understand the value of treating those from all walks of life with dignity, she practices what she preaches by respecting each and every person she meets.

Keeping A Secret 'Physically' Weighs You Down, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.15.2015 | Science

Keeping a secret is a bigger burden than you might imagine. In fact, new research suggests that keeping a secret makes you feel weighed down -- lit...

Tell Me Your Secrets (Don't Worry, I'm Queer)

Courtney Drew | Posted 06.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Courtney Drew

While it is not easy to disclose our hopes and fears, identifying confidants shouldn't require a decoder ring or secret handshake. We all need each other, so step up.

Laughter Can Make People Reveal Their Secrets

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living

They say laughter is the best medicine, but new research suggests it could also make people more likely to reveal their secrets. A study published ...

Your Secrets Aren't Safe

Christine Hassler | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

We harshly judge these kinds of secrets so we keep them in the dark. But the only way we can truly be liberated from the shame, judgment, and burden of keeping secrets is to bring them into the light.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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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....

Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

Liquor.com | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage: Manicures

Aimee Heckel | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

She must have taken the surprised expression on my face for judgment, about the secret she kept from her husband.

Keeping A Secret? How A Confession Can Make Your Relationship Stronger

High50 | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty
High50

There's a general assumption that secrets are bad. But there are all sorts of reasons why, sometimes, coming clean may do more harm than good.

The Productivity Secret You Don't Want to Hear

OZY | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
OZY

Users of online collections that amass and share ideas such as Pinterest and the U.S. patent database can benefit too, by focusing more narrowly. A counterintuitive idea? Sure. But one that just might kick your butt away from your infinite web of procrastination and into high-gear discipline.

Six Life Lessons We Can Learn From the Movie: Interstellar

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
David Ongchoco

Interstellar was more than just a movie about space and discovery. It was a movie about love. It was a movie that showed everyone that love is still the most powerful thing in this world.