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s The Stepdaughter-Stepmother Relationship Doomed?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I'm a 17-year-old female and nearing the end of my life as a child. My parents have been divorced for about four years now, which is for the better, but a year ago, my father married a woman I cannot bear to be around.

Couple Envy: 'Why Am I Such a Terrible Person?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

Envy is one of the toughest emotions to deal with because it packs a two-fold punch. First, there is the envy itself, that terrible feeling of loneliness and deprivation you get when your friend's guy impulsively kisses her hair or laces his fingers through hers.

3 Steps To Make Jealousy Work To Your Advantage

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Mercedes Maidana

Do you feel jealous of someone else's career success? We are all human. We all have emotions that control us from time to time, and sometimes one of those emotions is a big ball of jealousy!

Cherokee Wisdom Worth Sharing

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 10.13.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

At times when we feel we have been wronged, rather than remaining in control of our emotions, we spend our energy feeding the negative emotions that lie within us.

Why the 'My Job Is Harder' Fight Isn't a Battle You Want to Win

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

If you want to be miserable, keep trying to win the "I have it harder than you do" award. If you want to be happy, express gratitude for the person on the other side.

Lena Dunham Launches Advice Vlog And It's So Awesome I Hate Her

Katie Tandy | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

Herein lies the rub. I have a confession to make: I have a very conflicted relationship with Lena Dunham.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Menopause

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

We all have them. The secret sins that keep us awake at night and tap us on the shoulder during the day while we try to go about our business.

Green With Envy and the Change of Success

Debbe Daley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Small Business
Debbe Daley

One day you'll look back and realize that your hobby has turned into a thriving business. Others will frown upon your business creation and judge without knowing or understanding how years of hard work and determination prevails.

6 Daily Irritations We Don't Talk About

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

I am aware of what makes you brighten up and have those pleasurable magic moments. I am also painfully aware of those little moments that drive women of all ages just a little bit crazy and makes you want to rip your hair out.

6 Reasons Why We Should Embrace Criticism

Susie Moore | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

There will always be people who disagree with you or who dislike your ideas and actions -- whether or not these people are coming from a positive or a negative place. Appreciate and accept them for being different than you and forgive them if they upset you.

10 Questions Your Daughters Should Be Asking

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Your daughters may feel pretty or less than pretty, but I think that what they are really asking is whether or not they are acceptable and fit in.

Is Envy Controlling Your Life?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Being satisfied with what you have now does not make you complacent and "stuck" with what you have in your current life. Let that little spark of envy work for you not against you. Let it energize, not exhaust you. Look around and make needed or wanted changes to your life.

Jealousy Is Impoverishing Us and Our World, So Let's Do Something About It

Beth Green | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

At a time in our world's history when our survival and well being are threatened by severe climate change, addiction, stress and unhappiness, we cannot waste another moment envying those who have something to offer us or withholding support from those whose gifts could benefit our world.

Why Everybody Hates Blake Lively's New Website

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Blake Lively's new lifestyle website, Preserve, has been mercilessly mocked with fiendish, snarky glee since it debuted last Monday. And honestly, it's hard not to get behind the haters.

Overcoming Desperation for Connection, Love and Marriage

Paul Katz | Posted 09.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Paul Katz

The fact that I couldn't put aside my sense of loneliness in order to be or feel happy for others scared the crap out of me. That is not who I am or who I want to be.

12 Cold Facts About Being Super-Hot

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Pretty is a thing, whereas beauty is a force. Although we live in a world where physical appearance is a currency, a differential engine drives life, ...

When 'Beasts' Are Out of Their Cages: Why Are Some People So Mean, and How Can I Protect Myself From Them?

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

My 20-year-old client, a college senior, was both sobbing with pain and shaking with rage. She had learned just a few hours before she called for an ...

How To Get Over Facebook Envy

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Humans are called the "comparing creatures." Comparing ourselves to others is how we make sense of life. Comparisons can inspire us to grow and change. Comparisons can also provide helpful examples of what we don't want to be. But comparisons without context don't tell the full story.

Forget Orchid; Green Is My Color for an Entrepreneurial 2014

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Some days I have blue eyes; other days they are green. On New Year's Eve they were green ... with envy and with thoughts of how to finally hit the jac...

The Important Connection That Will Help You Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth McKenzie

The good news is, it's actually not that hard: once you connect to your center, there is literally no room for comparison. It doesn't exist. All there is is you and your truth. In fact, you are your truth. And that's a pretty amazing way to live.

3 Ways To Turn Envy Into A Tool For Growth

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

If you deny or externalize envy, you're actually losing out. Envy is in fact one of those fiery hot emotions that, with a little work, you can use.

The Best Man Holiday

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Running into old friends often brings up mixed feelings. Fond recollections. Unfinished business. Bad memories. Petty rivalries. Insecurities. Unrequited love. That's the range of emotions and dynamics in this follow-up film to the 1999 romantic comedy.

10 Friendship Rules to Live By

Carlin Flora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Carlin Flora

Over the years, I've learned a few things about friendship. Here are my top 10 friendship rules to live by.

Write What You Know

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

As a physician, forensic psychiatrist and novelist, it would be easy for me to write about medicine, psychiatry and courtrooms -- all of which have been, or are still, part of my life and experiences.

When Jealousy Visits Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2013 | Weddings
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Practically everyone who's been in a serious romantic relationship with all of the deliciously intense and passionate feelings that go with it, have at one time or another experienced jealousy.