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Preserving The Magic Of Christmas Starts With Respecting Children

Joanna Fortune | Posted 12.08.2014 | Parents
Joanna Fortune

Parents must focus on the positive behaviors they want to see from children as opposed to repeating back to them what they do not want to see through a series of empty threats.

Museum Selfie-ishness

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 11.24.2014 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

It's difficult to say which is worse: The fact that we seem to need to document every moment of our existence or the need to put ourselves at the center of everything.

No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 11.17.2014 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

As I see it, there are only three big mistakes (not 300 tiny ones) that will completely torpedo your financial future. These three mistakes are almost impossible to reverse -- especially once they become habits.

WATCH: 'What's Up With Me?' (Questioning Behavior Rather Than Attacking It)

Brad Yates | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Too often, we get frustrated with ourselves about our behavior without considering that part of us believes there's a good reason for that behavior. ...

Do What You Want Them to Do: Management Lessons from the Toddler Trenches

Edward Muzio | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

If you want your employees to be output-focused, be output-focused with them. If you want them to be kind but firm, be kind but firm. If you want them to make clear decisions and stand by them, make clear decisions and stand by them.

Trust Is a Weird Thing

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Trust is a weird thing. "It has to be deserved," I once said to a person I just met and got him really upset. He believed that t...

It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin ...

How Sustainable Luxury Can Save The Planet

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Dr. Gjoko Muratovski People care about themselves, their children, their animals and then the environment - in that order. Guilt, sha...

Domestication and a Very Cute Puppy

Zach Dean | Posted 11.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Zach Dean

There is a new puppy in my life: Liberty Dean (#totesadorbs, #errrmyghad, #there's-a-new-dog-in-town). She goes by Libby for short and she pees on t...

What To Do When Your Child Swears At You

Tosha Schore, M.A. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Tosha Schore, M.A.

Moving towards our kids is so important -- even more so in those moments when we feel it's the last thing we want to do.

In Defense of 'Nudging': When the Government Nudges, Everyone Wins

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Jachimowicz

'Nudging' -- intentionally designing our environments to make certain decisions more likely than others -- can be an effective and ethically sound tool to help people make better decisions for themselves and for society at large.

Wife's Outrageous Behavior Sends Husband Packing

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

Bob and Dorothy’s rocky marriage is filled with violent arguments, allegations of cheating and over-the-top behavior, often in front of their 12-yea...

How Good Are Your Acting Skills?

Mike Harden | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Mike Harden

To be truly great at running your organization, you are always "on." You are always in the spotlight with your employees, customers, investors and anyone else with whom you come into contact.

Can You Trust Your Child?

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Trust your child. Really, just try it. Trust that he or she is doing the very best they possibly can under the circumstances. They are calling none of the shots. They have few rights and zero power. Not to mention their still-developing brains and emotional instability.

10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

Zach Dean | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your right to obnoxiously use your smartphone the same way you obnoxiously do anything else. This is a piece on etiquette.

Your Boss -- Seriously Successful or Downright Deluded?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.14.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

While your boss's positive beliefs about herself helped her become successful. These same beliefs can make it tough for her to change. The same beliefs that helped her get to her current level of success, can inhibit her from making the changes needed to stay there -- or move forward.

How Rude! Alex J. Packer's New Teen Guide to Good Manners Is a Must-have Book!

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World "Hallelujah! Finally a book for all ages...

Have An Out-Of-Control Child? You Could Be Part Of The Problem

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Parents say their 24-year-old son, Johnny, has extreme rage issues, and they fear he may kill them. They claim they’ve done everything to help their...

Could You Be A Bitch And Not Know It?

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Chances are you either know one or are one … which is why Dr. Phil is talking about bitches! Some women may think that freely speaking their mind an...

Choosing Smart Reference Groups Can Improve Outcomes and How We Feel about Them

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Jon Jachimowicz

By being aware of and consciously guiding our attention toward other, less-apparent possible references, we can guide our behavior and feelings.

Man Describes Voices He Hears Telling Him To Murder Strangers

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Twenty-five-year-old Craig, who was recently diagnosed with schizophrenia, is prone to violent outbursts and says he hears voices telling him to kill ...

How Can We Internalize Gratitude Into The Growth Of Our Children?

Diana Grycan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

If parents think that their child's behavior should always be excused, that child will never experience the feeling of being grateful for their successes. Children need to distinguish between the outcome of making mistakes, and the ultimate growth and strength they draw from correcting them. Then they can be grateful that they are going down the right paths.

Why Your Boss Is a Lousy Coach

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So, what can you do about this? How do you get the help you need from your boss? How do you turn him or her into your coach?

The KID Pro Quo

Richard Greenberg | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

Over the years, I have observed that by expressing gratitude for the things around us, we have taught our children (and others) to appreciate the things we all have in life -- whether it's a meal, a beautiful sunset, a car that works or a spouse who is an excellent Mom.