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3 Ways To Be An Eagle, Not A Turkey, This Thanksgiving

Jeanne M. Stafford | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeanne M. Stafford

I'm a lover not a fighter. I'm a walker not a runner. I become a better speaker the more I listen. I become a better listener the more I pray. I'm a...

Oh GOY, Here It Comes

Barry Leneman | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barry Leneman

Only someone who needs to get over their 'self ' writes a book entitled, Get Over Your Self, and just like everyone else, I need to live with my choices instead of inside of my reactions, but how do we actually do that? One page at a time.

After My Suicide Attempt, I Made This Plan To Stay Alive And Well

Kevin Hines | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

With the help of a Time magazine article on fighting bipolar disorder, depression, and all the other symptoms of my disease, I formed a mental health plan. Both for staying on an even keel and for staying here during the worst of times.

3 Steps to Creating a Compelling About Page for Your Website

Dorit Sasson | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

Most people think of an About page as a sales pitch or a biography. You About page is the most important "story" webpage you will ever need for your s...

Unfinished Thoughts

Beth Whitley | Posted 01.04.2017 | Parents
Beth Whitley

In a way, these half-written blogs and unfinished reflections sum up the past six months pretty well: a collection of emotions and experiences with few clear ends or answers, with dangling ellipses and uncertain next chapters.

25 Of The Most Beautiful Staircases That Have Ever Existed

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen | Posted 10.27.2015 | Travel

What is it about stairs that draws us to photograph them? People have always had a fascination with steps not only because they are functionally neces...

Rome's Spanish Steps Are Closing--Here's What You Need To Know

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Getty Jewelry brand Bulgari is chipping in on the renovations, which will continue into spring 20...

3 Steps to Not Being a Helicopter Mom

Mandy Waysman | Posted 10.04.2016 | Parents
Mandy Waysman

I'm not sure about you, but I have a hard time deciding what category I fall into as a mom. There is the crunchy mommy, the helicopter mommy, the tiger mom, and the free range mommy, etc.

Apologies and Their Complexities

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.

WATCH: Adorable Baby Takes His Very First Steps

HooplaHa | Posted 06.26.2016 | Parents

This Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment captures one of life's most special moments... a baby's first steps! One day they are crawling and the next they decide they are ready. They pull themselves up and make that first move.

Surfing the Tides of Emotion: Are You Willing to Get Wet?

Lara Fielding | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

With practice we can learn that fighting the waves of emotion does not serve us and we are more able to mindfully choose the most effective responses to the tides of life.

Don't Check Out, Check In! 8 Easy Steps

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Remember that the greatest gift that you can give to your loved ones is your own happiness, and you won't have much of that to give if you're feeling stressed out. Give yourself the gift of peace of mind and practice self-care by checking in.

How to Rebalance an Out-Of-Balanced Life

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

While this list may not be seen as complete by everyone, it provides a good "starter kit" that identifies many of the areas of life that need to be fulfilled in order for us to experience a high-level of balance and well-being in life.


Posted 12.13.2013 | Entertainment

Are you a Christmas Person? Do you make a Christmas playlist the day after Halloween? Do you own a solid week's worth of reindeer sweaters? (Be honest...

Tom Lost 80 Pounds: 'It's A Gift I Have Given To Myself'

Tom W. Watson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom W. Watson

As I began to implement the new health and wellness plan for myself, I quickly gained confidence and realized that I could do this! The fitness plan was something I could sustain -- it was simple, in fact. All it required me to do was take 10,000 steps or more a day.

10 Things New Divorcees Should Expect

Judy Silk | Posted 03.10.2012 | Divorce
Judy Silk

When I was younger, divorce was something you whispered about, like cancer. It came with a certain stigma and a mysterious other-worldliness.

The 7 Best Gym-Free Workout Routines

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.25.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

A gym membership was out of the question; the price of a month-long membership to anywhere is INSANE, and I didn't have a way to get there anyway. So I came up with my own routines.