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The (Messy) Art of Shedding Relationships for Your Own Evolution

Heather Martin | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Martin

My shedding process was painful, but it was worth it. In the process, you get to redefine your relationship to yourself, what you will allow, what does and doesn't work for you, and what you truly want out of life.

Finding Your Inner Voice

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

I feel very strongly that we all reach a time in our lives when teachers cannot lead the way. When we look outside of ourselves for support, we will not always find it. It is during these times that we must look deep inside of ourselves to find the support we are seeking.

Why Women Need Their Girlfriends Even More As They Get Older

Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis | Posted 08.31.2014 | Parents
Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis

While I'd always treasured my girlfriends, I'd never thought about needing them MORE with age.

Online Support: The New Virtual Chicken Soup

Connie Corley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Connie Corley

I have been struck by how people I know on Facebook (some I haven't seen for years and even decades) are telling stories of their health circumstances, or their caregiving for others in crisis.

Forgotten Dimension of Diabetes Revealed in DAWN2 Study

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

You can have access to better medicines and tools and yet do little because you haven't got the emotional strength, resilience and support to get up every day and manage this chronic condition.

Why Friendship Is Good for Your Health

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Dr. Randy Kamen

Whether is it with friends, family, a therapist or a support group, women find it healing to tell their stories. If friendships can enrich our physical and emotional lives, the question becomes why so many women find it challenging to nourish them.

Home For The Holiday Weekend? 5 Tips For Not (Completely) Losing It

Dr. Paula Bloom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paula Bloom

You do yoga, drink green tea, and read every self-improvement book that comes out. You have it together, you are evolved, and you've got the whole emotional intelligence thing under control. And then the fourth Thursday of November approaches. Yup, it's time to go home for the holidays.

'Grey's Anatomy': Cristina Demands Details Of Owen's Infidelity

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

The uncertainty and not knowing has been tearing Cristina up for what seems forever on "Grey's Anatomy" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET On ABC). Now that she'd confi...


Kimberly Henn | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
Kimberly Henn

Your tribe is your support system. You don't need to have a secret handshake or password, just a mutual respect and support for one another. If you jump off a cliff, they're your parachute.

Getting Over A Breakup? Remember This

Amy Chan | Posted 02.11.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

I've realized that all I can do is be a source of love myself, to embrace the love around me, cherish it and share it with others. That is my source of joy.

Why'd Your Friends Bail After Your Split?

Nancy Fagan | Posted 11.26.2011 | Divorce
Nancy Fagan

A marriage isn't the only thing that gets torn apart in a divorce, so do friendships. When you officially declare that your marriage is over, some friends not only react out of character (not returning calls), but sometimes disappear from your life without as much as a goodbye.

A Revolution in Healing: Introducing 'The Communer'

Raphael Cushnir | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Raphael Cushnir

I'm constantly looking for new ways to touch base with my clients in between sessions. I want, as much as humanly possible, to be available to them at these pivotal moments. Still, it's not enough.

11 Steps for a Man to Consider Before Filing for Divorce

Henry Gornbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

1. Start with a good marriage counselor: If not marriage counseling, go at least for yourself. A divorce should be a last step, rather than a first...

Does Your Support Bra Fit? Create Your Own Military Spouse Support System

Lori Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lori Bell

The "Support Bra" philosophy became the fabric that daily unites nearly 1300 moms and spouses across every military Service branch and status.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Finding Your Support Structure

Troy Roness | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

When it comes to getting healthy, separating the 'vultures' from the 'sparrows' in your life is crucial in the battle of getting your life back on track.

Twitter Therapy: Cancer Patients Tweeting Through Chemo

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

Tweeting through chemotherapy seems to be catching on as cancer patients turn to the large, and semi-anonymous support network of online friends. So why Twitter and not Facebook?

Marriage & Family Stimulus Package Part II: Lean On...Someone!

Darryl A. Cobbin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryl A. Cobbin

You would think in this economy everyone would be in bunker mode, hunkered down and looking out for number one. But, if anything, I have found that the opposite is true.