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Beyond Anxiety

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Being present and mindful means that we need to learn to lovingly and compassionately manage our painful feelings rather than avoid them. When you learn to have compassion for your feelings, then you can stay present in your body and learn about what your feelings are telling you.

A Series Of Small Heartbreaks

Dagmara Domińczyk | Posted 11.26.2013 | Women
Dagmara Domińczyk

I don't wilt in the aftermath and this is a new and hopeful thing. I can, in fact, exist without him, and without the others. It is a lesson learned: the heart regenerates with the best of them. The road to love is a winding one, 'til you reach the end and you reach The One.

The Transforming Power of Mindful Prayer

Tara Brach | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

When the pain is deep, the more fully we touch it, the more fully we release ourselves prayerfully into boundless, compassionate presence.

7 Tools to Repair Your Broken Heart

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 11.23.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

I pride myself on being able to resolve most issues that come up in my life. I generally have the right tools, and I'm successful in making a repair or finding a solution. As a matter of fact, there have been very few circumstances in my life that I haven't been able to "fix."

4 Truths About the *F* Word

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 11.16.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

I don't know about you, but when my marriage was ending the word forgiveness sounded like a dirty word. The very suggestion of forgiveness made me bristle with anger and I equated forgiveness with absolution.

10 New Steps to Getting Unstuck by Forgiving

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

"Giving forth" is a powerful spiritual step of change. Reinforcing this emotional chapter of your journey will be important as your mind, body and spirit learn to function in a new way.

Get Out of the Race and on the Roller Coaster to Divorce Recovery

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 10.20.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

If you are divorced, or in the process, BEWARE! Not of your ex-spouse, but of self-help "gurus" promising you a quick fix or time limited recovery program guaranteed to get you over the heartbreak of divorce.

Do You Sometimes Feel Invisible?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As you learn to see yourself through the eyes of your higher self, you can begin to reclaim the truth of who you are -- a beautiful, magnificent, individualized expression of the divine, living in your earthly body.

Why Men Appear to Make a Speedier Recovery Post Divorce

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

The gender wars around emotional recovery have been going on for decades, with the false beliefs that men aren't as deeply affected by divorce as women, and that they don't seek help to process their feelings as often.

WATCH: Heartbreak Coach Shares Her Secrets

Posted 07.16.2013 | Divorce

Everybody knows that breaking up is hard to do. Enter the breakup coach, a new kind of therapist tasked with helping heartbroken people recuperate....

Can Sad Music Actually Heal Your Broken Heart?

Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Danielle Grant, a 31-year-old chemical engineering student, put John Denver’s seriously sad “I’m Sorry” and Bruno M...

7 Healthy Ways To Cope With Breakup Stress

Posted 06.15.2013 | Women

Whether the relationship lasted three weeks or three years, breakups can leave us feeling heartbroken, lost and even physically ill. While there's no ...

The 5 Stages of Emotional Triage for the Divorced, Betrayed, Broken-Hearted, and Discarded

Dr. Andra Brosh | Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Andra Brosh

When the hurt is internal, the tendency is to slip under the radar and "pretend" that everything is okay. However, the level of your hurt runs deep, and it has to heal in the same way cuts, scratches, and bruises would.

Tristan Prettyman -- Musician, Writer, Woman: Part Two

Maria Burnham | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

A few weeks back I posted a blog about singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman. Not only is she a talented writer and musician, but she is also a growing woman who has embraced love, heartbreak, and life, and she is not afraid to share her experiences with those around her.

'No One Ever Told Me It Would Be Like This'

Myra Evans | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

I tried to hear what was wrong in between the sobs, but she only managed to get a few words out between the tears. She was gasping for air. My heart sank. I had 12 trustees waiting for me to finish a presentation on a $1 billion asset allocation strategy.

Tristan Prettyman-Musician, Writer, Woman-Talks About Love: Part One

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

Today I had the privilege to chat with singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman about life, love, heartache, and what it feels like to be a woman in her early 30's.

Ask Michael Cohen: How to Deal With a Break-Up

Michael Cohen | Posted 07.03.2013 | Style
Michael Cohen

So there you are, probably making some spring salad, and he walks in and dumps you when all this time you probably wanted him to put a ring on it. There is never a good time to break-up with anyone, but consider it a gift.

Juddy Talt Discusses His Break-Ups in the New Film Language of a Broken Heart

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Juddy Talt, the actor/writer who wrote and stars in the new film "Language of a Broken Heart" thinks he's really funny. Oh wait, he is.

The Power of Time Off

Ashley Turner | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

This week's vlog is about the difference between Chairos and Chronos, the importance of giving yourself permission to do less (or nothing at all) and the power of taking time off.

Being Open to Love

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

Being open to love is not always easy. For some it may come naturally but for most it takes practice.

Are You Love Addicted?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Valuing yourself can start by lovingly seeing the innocent child within you -- your essence. This is your true self, and may have been covered over by the fears and false beliefs of your ego-wounded self that you created as you grew up, to try to get love and avoid pain.

How to Protect Yourself From Being Hit in the Gut by the Two-By-Four Called 'Love'

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

You can fearlessly open your heart, live in the moment and shower the people you care about with every bit of love and passion you possess. It's risky for sure.

Remembering A Broken Romance on Valentine's Day; Or How I Became A Writer

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.15.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

What do you do when you graduate from Berkeley with a broken heart and a B.A. in biochemistry? You break your immigrant parents' hearts and become a w...

Top 5 Tips for Turning the Valentine's Day Pity Party into a Day of Connection

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

Sometimes we wish we could erase Valentine's Day from the calendar. When we're single and feeling lonely or devalued, going through a break up or grieving the loss of a relationship, there's nothing that feels more like a black hole on the calendar than this Hallmark holiday.

How I Finally Got Over My Ex

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

A few years ago, I was lounging on a yacht in the Virgin Islands with the man I was sure I was supposed to marry. We locked eyes and I longed for him to whisper in my ear something tender and romantic. Then he started talking about hamburgers.