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47 Reasons A Sister Is The Perfect Best Friend

Lexi Herrick | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Sisters already know everything weird there is to know about you.

THIS Is How To Track Down A Long-Lost Friend

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Bev Beckham | Posted 06.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Where do you begin to look for someone you haven’t seen in 10, 20, maybe 50 years? Where do you start when all you ...

POLL: How Do You Stay In Touch With Friends?

Posted 06.23.2014 | MarloThomas

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Italian Kitchens...

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

The kitchen is just so important to me, to Italy, to almost everyone I know. So, as I am sitting in my Spoleto kitchen looking out at the clouds and r...

Reflections of a Life Not Lived

Natalie Thomas | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

What is it in life that leads us to one decision over another? And why is it often the "wrong" one?

29 Things I Know Now That I'm 29

Serena Dyer | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Serena Dyer

As I have realized certain people in my life don't energize me, but enervate me, I find myself walking away from them slowly and without much attention being brought to it. This has been a big lesson.

Your Friends and You

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Carlota Zimmerman

I think the hardest thing about making changes in your life is changing how you see yourself. You have to see yourself as capable, as competent, as wo...

Miffed by the Prospect of Menopause

Luise Meyer | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Luise Meyer

I am not menopausal, nor have I gone through menopause, so I obviously don't know what is in store for me, but if the experience of those nearest and dearest to me is any indication, it is unlikely to be a fun fest.

8 Tips for Dazzling an Editor With Your Personal Essay

Jessica Smock | Posted 08.16.2014 | Books
Jessica Smock

Here's what I think -- as a teacher, writer, editor, and reader -- about the ingredients of a great personal essay, one that is carefully crafted to draw in a reader, make her care about a topic, and keep reading.

The 28 Lessons You Learn On Birthright

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.07.2014 | College

Who would’ve thought that sleeping in the desert, riding camels, and eating an unlimited supply of hummus would make for the perfect week-and-a-half...

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.

Spoleto: First Impressions

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Stairs, everywhere! And, what did I expect, coming to a medieval hill town ("older than Rome", said a proud resident)?

4 Lists That Will Change Your Life

Scott Stabile | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

It's so easy to focus on what's wrong that we sometimes forget how easy it can be to focus on what's right. Especially when we're feeling down. When your mind won't release you from the gloom, wouldn't it be nice to have lists at hand to remind you just how wonderful your life is?

All You Need Is...

Laurie Satran | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Laurie Satran

I will always be reminded how fragile we are and how unpredictable life is. And that despite how strong and independent we think we are and we think we need to be, there will come a time when we realize, all we really need is each other.

Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral pie...

Forgive or Forget It

Mark Matousek | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Friendships are the great overlooked love affairs of our lives. On the hierarchy of emotional connections, we place even our dearest friends several rungs beneath lovers and family, and only slightly higher than colleagues, all too often, in the pecking order of who gets attention.

Go Coast To Coast In The Time It Takes To Eat Your Lunch

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

When Connor Magill decided to accompany two friends on a weeklong, cross-country road trip, the only thing he set out to videotape was the "Hollywood ...

Is It Time for a 'Friendervention'?

Melanie Young | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

We're all too polite when it comes to telling people how we feel, or sharing our opinions. We don't want to hurt people's feelings or make them mad. But it's far more maddening when someone won't tell you to your face what people are saying behind your back.

10 Ways to Love a Grieving Friend

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Unless it is a cultural taboo, do not shy away from mentioning the dead person's name or talking about the situation. If he or she had been arrested, you would use their name and talk about the details. A horrible thing has happened, and many people are hurting.

10 Annoying Things About Having a Friend Hotter Than You

Brad Wheelis | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Brad Wheelis

Ever since I came out, it seems I've always had at least one friend who is way hotter than I am. Here are my observations of this sometimes annoying relationship dynamic.

My Friend Michael And The Power Of Acknowledgement

Mike Schwager | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion
Mike Schwager

Something extraordinary happened in that room. In the midst of the roomful of people acknowledging each other for their best qualities, one could palpably feel the energy in the room spiraling up and rising. Until a moment came when the energy had lifted to a place of unification.

13 Reasons A Bestie Is Irreplaceable, As Told Through Our Favorite Fictional BFFs

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos & Amanda Duberman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women

No one understands you like a best friend. Not your mom, not your sibling, not your spouse. A best friend will sit with you while you're crying, know ...

Ancient Folks in Sicily

Paula H. Noe | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Sicily continues to amaze me. The history here is so multi-layered and so ancient that I, from Boston with its proud and (very) young history, am overwhelmed and find it incomprehensible on many levels when faced with 8000 years or so of history.

Whatever You Do, Don't Plan Your Bachelorette Party Here

Candice Russell | Posted 06.05.2014 | Weddings
Candice Russell

These scars tell tales, friends. My closet closely resembles an Alfred Angelo sample sale, I can tie a tulle bow in five seconds flat, and I know where to get the best price on Jordan almonds.

Stop It! 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Brad Wheelis | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Wheelis

Our lives are so busy these days, it's hard not to feel some stress at one point or another. But life doesn't have to be so stressful. Here are five simple tips to help alleviate anxiety and stress.