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Ex Wives' Bill of Rights

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 04.16.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

We, the ex wives of America, having walked through the fires of Hell, now stand united and empowered in our new life.

Do We Need Wedding Planners for Divorce?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce
Deborah Anderson Bialis

For those who can afford the luxury, for those who would hire a wedding planner, why is there a sense that one must go it alone during a divorce? Why not divorce planning?

Life Coach Help: 7 Ways to Find Your Happy

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Hiring a life coach can be confusing and unnerving! Whether you want more clarity, focus or need support navigating a tough transition, a life coach could be a resource for you, but really, what the heck is a life coach anyway?

The Uncertainy Solution

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

The voice of fear in our heads will always want to win out over our dreams and our loudest, proudest life. Don't let it.

Mindful Listening to Enhance Leadership Performance

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

Mindful and empathic listening can be learned. To master these skills one can take advantage of every day interactions. As my experience with paramilitary commander Mauricio shows, focus, awareness and presence quite your mind when one is hostage of negative emotions.

How to Stop Nagging Yourself and Others

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

We all follow subconscious rules anyway and suffer real consequences based on the choices we make. What if we designed these vs. semi-blindly following what we "naturally" would do when it so rarely makes us really proud?

When Life Isn't Working According to Plan...

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We all have dreams -- dreams for love, for career, for our bodies, for our finances, for our health, for "fill in the blank." But often our beliefs, theories and thinking get in our way of having full on happiness and living into our dreams.

Kathryn Sollmann: Be A One-Minute Mentor

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 03.16.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Busy people are focused on their own busy schedules, not the all-encompassing career and life change foremost on a friend or family member's mind. But mentoring does not have to be hand-holding or micro-managing.

How to Help Your Teen Who Won't Talk to You

Todd Kestin | Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Just as there's an age for a healthy infant to roll over, sit up, walk, and talk... there's an age when a healthy teen begins to separate from his parents to empower himself to live his own life.

My New Year's Resolution

Debbie Martinez, M.A. | Posted 03.12.2014 | Divorce
Debbie Martinez, M.A.

Ah, New Year's, where everyone grabs a sheet of paper and writes down resolutions; words that after a few weeks lose their intensity. Yes, I include m...

No Goals? No Problem! 3 Easy Steps to Make 2014 a Productive Year

Diane Passage | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

The beginning of the year brings much enthusiasm for new beginnings, new experiences, and new successes. Unfortunately the beginning of a new year also brings on new pressure for a lot of people.

5 Steps to Turn 2014 Resolutions into Results

Aldo Civico | Posted 03.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Aldo Civico

"So, did you make any New Year's resolutions?" Caitlin asked on New Year's Eve as we were getting the Champagne out of the refrigerator. We all have d...

Dare to Be Daring

BeverlyD | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
BeverlyD

Truth or dare: What gives you more energy? Someone admits as a truth they secretly admired you. It feels nice and warm? Or they be daring and walk u...

Students and Parents: Holiday Texting Contest!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.26.2014 | Education
David Kanegis

Parents vs. Students: Fun and Good Food! Who Will Be The Grand Prize Winner? Hold this contest any time of the year, but the holidays always m...

Enough With the Half-Assed Resolutions

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Kicking off a new year with a clean slate and mounds of ambition is great. But when your New Year's resolutions are all corrective measures rooted in the woulda, shoulda, couldas of yesteryear, it's tough to be excited about them.

5 Ways to Make Your Life Simpler in the New Year

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Not everything I do has to be brilliant. Not everything I do has to be successful. Not everything I do has to be done by me, done now, or done at all. And (total truth time): Not everything I do has to impress someone.

12th Graders and Parents: Enjoy the Holidays and Chill!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.16.2014 | Education
David Kanegis

Students and parents you have the ability to analyze, and determine responses and reactions to all the challenges life sends your way. It's never too early to begin the process. You'll reap great rewards in the future.

When Taking Care Of Yourself Becomes Stressful (And What To Do About It)

Caroline Zwick | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Zwick

Set yourself up for success by having your own back no matter what. That means that you need to be compassionate, kind and patient with yourself. That way you are creating the space for yourself to thrive, flourish and align with your true capacities.

Bold, Optimistic, Sexy, Confident, Intuitive... and Bodacious

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

We have the opportunity right now to grab the second half of our lives and reinvent ourselves should we choose to do so. We can face changes in midlife either with a heavy heart and resentment or embrace this new phase in life with excitement.

Whoa There Cowboy!

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Rebecca Perkins

This inner dialogue/self talk has the power to steer our lives in a positive, self improving or a catastrophic self defeating direction. For me at times it's like standing at a fork in the road.

BeverlyD: Give Appreciation Now Till Next Thanksgiving

BeverlyD | Posted 02.02.2014 | Small Business
BeverlyD

Thankfulness and gratefulness can be conceptual and general, as they never pinpoint a specific present event. Start paying attention and look around. Life is all in the details so appreciate the moments and have a happy holiday of appreciation everyday.

Letting Go of Snark (No!)

Christine Sachs | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

What if all that was required of us was to just be -- stripped bare of what we know? What in your life could be transformed in that instant?

7 Steps to Smash Fear in the Face

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

Take the time to examine what's really got you stuck, get real with the best and worst possible outcomes, look at the possibilities from every angle, and then, finally, decide for yourself which is going to reign victorious -- your fears or your audacity!

Ask the Drama Queen

Brooke Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brooke Lewis

AMANDA: Drama Queen, I am a single woman in San Diego who joined online dating last year. I think I am in decent shape, but I'm not a skinny girl. I ...

5 Ways to Set Up Your Teen for Adult Success: With 'Submarine Parenting'

Todd Kestin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Todd Kestin

Onlookers might see the submarine parent as detached, disengaged, or uninvolved, however the opposite is true. Submarine parents practice "parenting with intention."