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7 Steps to Being a Kinder Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Kindness is the best gift. You know because it gives you that welcome skip in the heart, whether you're giving or receiving. Yet in this time of frantic holiday making, kindness can get lost along the way.

'You Are What Comes Out of Your Mouth'

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 11.26.2014 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

We all have the ability to be judgmental, but our ability to drop that judgement as soon as it appears is where our compassion lives. Whoever we are, we are on the same journey. We thrive, we fall down, we hurt, we try, we make big mistakes and we dream.

Why We Love to Gossip

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Office gossip is alive, flowing freely and -- depending on your point of view -- either as natural as casual conversation or a pathogen infecting morale, productivity and even health. Adding to the darker view, gossip may be a special problem for women -- its most able practitioners and, perhaps, its most vulnerable targets.

Is It A Good Thing Yik Yak Is So Popular On Campus?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.04.2014 | College

A new social media app is shaking things up at college campuses (and even a few high schools) across the United States. Yik Yak, an anonymous mess...

The Self-Serving Reason We Gossip

Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tom Jacobs Did you hear what happened at yesterday's meeting? Can you believe it? If you find those sort of quietly whispered questions abo...

Reeling in Renée: The Power Behind Our Radical Reactions and Collaborative Commentary

Erika Sales | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Erika Sales

A boundary was crossed. The reaction to Renée Zellweger's face is neither an aversion to plastic surgery nor an expression of shock towards what people are calling an identity change.

Reasons Why Trash-Talking Your Spouse Is Bad For Your Marriage

Melissa Chapman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

Anything you say can and will be used against you. Your husband will store all these negative comments and will dredge them up every chance he gets. He will hold a grudge against you in regards to the comments.

The Woman Code by Sophia A Nelson -- A Review

Suna Senman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

The sincere and open introduction tells how writing this book moved Nelson from broken hearted into a strong woman. While her stories of "loosing self" are familiar to most women, Nelson's roadmap from crushed to whole is unique.

Communication Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

| Lolly Daskel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business

Everyone communicates and occasionally misspeaks. But the best leaders, the greatest bosses, and the entrepreneurs we admire the most are the ones who...

5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

A common misconception is that highly charismatic people are perfect. That their charisma comes from their superior, skills, income or looks. But this is not the case at all.

4 Signs You May be Participating in Mean Girl Culture

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Here are four signs you may be sabotaging your own career by adopting Mean Girl culture at work.

The Perez Hilton Method for Taking Over a Niche

Brian Horn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

While anyone can (and does) share celebrity gossip, Perez Hilton not only has his finger on the pulse of what is happening, but also has a unique connection with his audience -- plus he got his start as a blogger.

Is Hollywood Drowning Out Climate Change? Let's Be Practical

Keith Gaby | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

It's frustrating for climate activists that some people seem to care more about Hollywood couples than global warming. America's obsession with Hollywood feels a bit like we're endlessly banging on the front door yelling "Fire!" -- only to be told, "Yes, we see the flames on the drapes, but America's Got Talent is on!"

Who Is Chafing Your Chaps?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Projection always hides a feeling you don't want to look at. If you examine any negative trait you insist is present in another person, you will find...

'Conscious Uncoupling Is Wimping Out' And 14 Other Life Lessons

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

I've learned a few life lessons along the way. Signal when making a turn. Secure the lid on the blender before turning the dial to purée. Don't put your iPhone in your back pocket. Never eat an Oreo before a dental appointment.

Print Tabloids: Why Are You Still a Thing?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
Sheila Moeschen

I realize that in relation to the digital colosseum the sad print tabloid industry is merely a fungus on the underside of a rotting stump. But that doesn't excuse its existence.

Why Do Strange Names Keep Popping Up in My Facebook Feed?

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Lila Nordstrom

It hasn't been scientifically proven, but for the record, age 28 is the year that your Facebook newsfeed turns into an unfamiliar landscape -- and it's not that you get too old to fully understand what the "kids" are doing or stop catching the latest pop culture references.

The Grown Woman Series: Gossip

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

Let's face it: The only time you have to feel like you have the upper hand is when you're already convinced of your own insignificance. When confident, you never have to tear down another woman to build yourself up.

Passover, Idle Gossip and Competitive Altruism

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The reality is that human beings are selfish as well as altruistic, and we live not only with saints but with sociopaths. Nowhere is this more evident than in politics.

The Grown Woman Series: Competition

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 06.01.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

The reality is that there was a time when the presence of even one woman was considered a serious disruption in the workplace. If you have time to waste, do a search for some of the old training videos addressing this issue.

How To Banish Negative Conversations

Laurie Gerber | Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Maybe your family or friends like to gossip. Or maybe they play misery poker about their ailments. I challenge you to be the one to set the tone of conversations.

The Grown Woman's Oath

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.10.2014 | Women
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

The old paradigm of "there's only room for one" continues to be broken down. We still have a way to go, but it is up to us to create room for the next woman -- not elbow her out of the way.

Gossip: Weeds vs. Vines

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

Here is the funny thing about gossip, the truth always wins. I believe this. I'm not saying it's always as quick as spreading gossip. The truth takes longer, it is like a vine that spreads slowly but it lasts longer, and gossip is like a bunch of weeds that grow everywhere and anywhere it can, but in the end weeds die.

I Like Talking About People Behind Their Back

Galanty Miller | Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

If we couldn't psychoanalyze our friends behind their backs, what else would we have to talk about? If you don't have the guts to say something bad about me to my face, then do it behind my back. In fact, I'd prefer it that way.

Courtney Stodden's New Man Speaks Out

RumorFix | Posted 01.26.2014 | Celebrity
RumorFix

Does Courtney Stodden have daddy issues? You decide. The 19-year-old has gone from the arms of a 53-year-old right into another one. RumorFix.com tracked down Edward Lozzi, who was photographed Friday in an embrace with the Internet darling.