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Freaking Out About Graduating? Don't.

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Erin McKelle

Graduating from college affords you the luxury of living your dreams. Yes, it requires some hard work and perseverance but I promise you, your destiny is within reach.

Do Relationships Really Have to Be This Hard?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Recognizing the degree of difficulty in this task is nothing new, but that still doesn't answer the questions of why exactly it is so hard, and what the nature of the "work" is that we need to do in order to master this challenge.

Dare to Be Your Own Person

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Thinking about what you want is not a selfish act, but it is a fundamental part of knowing yourself. Asking yourself what your principles are doesn't mean casting everyone else aside. In fact, it often means just the opposite.

A Letter To My Future Self As A High School Graduate

Isabel Song | Posted 03.04.2014 | Teen
Isabel Song

Questions aside, I also have a few wishes for you. I know you'll probably go through heartbreak with college decision letters (who doesn't?), but I sincerely wish your ultimate path will be one that you love and one that will never make you feel like you're settling for less.

Hope That Helps

Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D.

If we can look deeply into what most of us hope for, I believe we will find ourselves looking for understanding, kindness, well-being and love. We believe rightly that those things will make our lives better. Try the exercise of bringing those things into your life.

Emotional Intimacy: It Doesn't Just Come Naturally

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The less frustrated and disappointed we feel, the less likely it is that our attempts to create shared emotional closeness will be experienced as criticism by our partner, and consequently, the less likely it will be that they will respond defensively to us.

Singing My Own Tune

April Brucker | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
April Brucker

I am a singing telegram delivery girl. When I tell people about my occupation I get one of two questions. The first is, "Do they still have those?" The answer is yes.

Let's Choose Peace Over More Guns

Michelle Noehren | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Michelle Noehren

If we all wanted this for our children, and I believe that most of us do, then putting more guns in schools is not the answer. The only way to combat a culture of fear and violence is to talk about peace, believe in peace and teach peace.

Why People Are Afraid To Be Enthusiastic

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Quelling enthusiasm doesn't reduce the risk of disappointment or failure; it only reduces the likelihood of success. Nothing bad happens when you get excited about something.

Overrated: Following Your Dreams

Christine Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Christine Egan

You can do anything you put your mind to! If anyone tells you that, they're either lying or stupid, or both. Sure, the idea sounds nice in theory....

Sabathia and Obama -- High Hopes

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen C. Rose

Sabathia must be the most expected person in baseball. And surely Barack is the most expected person period. In the world.