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'There Is a Woman Code': What It Is and Why It Matters!

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Sophia A. Nelson

This post is hard for me to write as a woman, because to be candid I am still in shock. If you heard the audio tape of actress Rae Dawn Chong's open...

I Am a Jealous Yogi

Anne Sobel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Sobel

Every yoga teacher I've ever had would balk at my confession -- adding a little friendly competition to my yoga has made me more invested in my practice. I will savasana better than you! I will ujjayi breath better than you! I will fall out of headstand better than you!

Why Are Humans So Cruel?

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Recent science is shedding light on this question, and the main culprit at work seems to be envy. The more we envy someone, the more pleasure we derive when that person meets some horrid end.

Will Gay Marriage Rights Include the Right to Be Unfaithful?

Scott Haltzman, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Divorce
Scott Haltzman, M.D.

The ability to marry now means that many couples who have had to forge their own definition of a committed relationship will now have a ready-to-adopt model that according to some pundits, has been in place since Adam and Eve.

5 Questions To Ask Before Ending A Friendship

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 08.21.2013 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Very few people are actually "toxic" (a word thrown around way too easily these days!), but that is not to say that the friendship you co-created with someone might not be meeting your needs anymore.

Reuniting with the Golden Girl

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

I remember first seeing her after my "freshman trip" -- a ritual three-day hike embarked upon by freshmen before the official beginning of school. Tan, tall and radiating confidence, she sat in the front of the circle. If Mattel made an "outdoor Barbie," it would have looked just like her.

11 Lessons Learned From 36 Years Of Marriage

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff and Shelley Emling | Posted 06.13.2013 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 editor Shelley Emling and senior writer Ann Brenoff have both been married to their respective partners a total of 36 years, collectively....

Are You Jealous? Is Your Partner Jealous?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People who reject and abandon themselves often feel jealous. People who love and value themselves do not feel jealous. They are not threatened by others, because they know their own intrinsic worth.

Are You Threatened By Other People's Success?

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we stopped the comparison game altogether?  What if the success of others had nothing to do with us, and our own success had nothing to do with anyone else?  What if we didn't spend aso much of our precious time focusing on how we "measure up" to the people around us?

My Own Worst Enemy

Kate Baldwin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Women
Kate Baldwin

You may recognize the spiral-downward logic when your internal barometer registers that someone is seemingly much more accomplished -- not to mention much more glamorous -- than you are: What decisions have I made that brought me to this place? Have they been the right ones?

Under The E-Fluence: How I Broke the Cycle of Compare and Despair

Sara Zambrelli | Posted 06.29.2013 | Women
Sara Zambrelli

When I am in touch with my most authentic self, I am not engaged in the bottomless pit that is social media. When I am busy being myself, I am not looking over my shoulder to see what other people have or what they are doing or what they like.

When Good Things Happen To OTHER People

| Posted 04.26.2013 | Teen

By Emma Straub I always knew I wanted to be a writer, and so by the time I graduated from college, I was ready to get the show on the road. As I...

3 Things Successful, Happy People Do Differently

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

You don't need a good job, a great education, lots of money or the perfect family to start implementing these ideas. The faster you start acting like a happy, successful person, the faster you'll become one.

The Facebook Effect

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Tarun Sakhrani

As technology penetrates our lives even further, we must realize that it is a tool that can be used to our benefit; it must not become a detriment to our own well-being. We can use it to enjoy or learn from others, but realize that there is much more to it than meets the eye.

How to Handle Your Haters

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Sophia A. Nelson

It seems like there is a lot of "hateration" in the air these days. All of us seem to be consumed by those pesky folks known as our "haters." This is an important topic to address because "hate" in any form is toxic to our mind, body, and souls.

The Reality of Raising Kids When Money Is Tight

LearnVest | Posted 05.12.2013 | Parents

There is no shame in being broke, theoretically. But that hasn't stopped me from feeling horrible shame at how broke my family is.

Passive Aggressive Minds Think Alike: Hidden Anger Among Siblings

Signe Whitson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Siblings without rivalry are like thunder without lightening. The two just go together, although some storms are more damaging than others.

How To Put Jealousy To Good Use

Posted 03.06.2013 | OWN

By Christie Aschwanden Christie Aschwanden learns that jealousy isn't necessarily a negative thing -- and can lead you in positive directions y...

The 5 Worst Things About Open Relationships

Sierra Black | Posted 03.20.2013 | Women
Sierra Black

Sometimes, open relationships just suck. I say this as someone who's been practicing responsible, open, non-monogamy my whole adult life.

Jealousy, Judgment and Motherhood

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

I find myself a little bit jealous of other women a lot of the time. When they are a little more together, a little more successful -- in their jobs, in wrangling their children, in their wrap dress -- than I am.

What To Do When Your Sister Is Ruining Your Wedding

Summer McLane | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weddings
Summer McLane

When dealing with a jealous sister during your wedding, you need to be realistic about your relationship. I get it. Now is YOUR time. YOUR special day. Your sister should be there for you the way you were there for her, right? Not if she's the jealous sister.

What Are You Teaching Your Teens About Holiday Behavior?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

It starts something like this: You go to a relative's house for the holidays. Soon, the adults start to drink a little, lose their inhibitions and start to regress to their younger selves. You start to tell old stories. Oh no, you have forgotten that your teenage children are in the room.

One Key To Happiness: Story-Busting

Andrea Wachter | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

When we acknowledge that everyone experiences pain, that every person struggles with difficult issues, and that most everyone is making up stories too, we can let go of comparing and contrasting and simply see us as all in this together.

Is Jealousy Good For You?

Anne Zouroudi | Posted 02.16.2013 | Books
Anne Zouroudi

It's a familiar, if uncomfortable, feeling. Your best friend announces she's engaged to the handsome doctor she's been dating, and the congratulatory hug you offer lacks genuine warmth.

Understanding the Circuit of Life

Raymond Torres | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

Much of the quality of our lives depends on how we react to what were aware of in life. Every moment we face the choice to either allow our negative emotions to distort how we treat others or let the free flow of love, goodness, and acceptance bathe others with spiritual blessings.