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The Critical Thing Your Ex May Be Hiding

Brendan Lyle | Posted 09.10.2012 | Divorce
Brendan Lyle

Your former spouse may be hiding assets from you in the hopes of paying you a smaller financial settlement.

The Power Of Psychics -- It's Not What You Think

Neely Steinberg | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
Neely Steinberg

I don't believe in psychics. Never have. But a recent experience taught me just how important a role they can play in our lives.

Tired of Chest-Thumping Patriotism

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

We are indeed an exceptional country, and we should celebrate that. But patriotism also means calling our nation out for its problems and troubles. Here are my top four patriotic criticisms of Americans that I wish a politician would articulate.

Bliss Is the New Black

Lissa Coffey | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

If there's anything that this downturn in the economy has taught us, it's that our happiness does not depend on the money we make. We have learned to be creative, to downsize, to "make do" and to accomplish more with fewer resources.

5 Ways To Survive (And Thrive) In A 55+ Community

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

My whole life I rejected suburban living, selecting instead a city life with neighborhoods that reflected interesting architecture, walking distance access to shops, entertainment and services. Not in my wildest nightmare had I imagined myself living in a 55-Plus Active Lifestyle community.

Retirement: My Second Chance

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 08.30.2012 | Fifty
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Contrary to the commonly held notions of old age, baby boomers are retiring in better health and with more zest for life than any of their predecessors in history. Trust me, this generation knows a thing or two about going out in style.

Why Are Women So Afraid of Mice?

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

I am not afraid of much. I have hiked through the Andes and the Himalayas, zip-lined through a Mexican jungle, driven on motorcycles far too fast. I have given birth to three children and beaten off two separate muggers intent on grabbing my purse.

Slow Down and Smile

Elissa Kravetz | Posted 08.03.2012 | Impact
Elissa Kravetz

I most likely wouldn't be spending time thinking about accidentally killing an ant if I was in the hustle and bustle of my everyday life. I realized that this was a metaphor for something else. People do things that they simply do not mean to. People do things because they are moving too fast.

Retirement RX: No Shortcuts and Whole Cashews Only

Martha Nelson | Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

Now that I'm retired, I should have enough time to treat everyday projects with tenderness and care. I should be able to do things without rushing, to create a life without shortcuts.

Three Things You Must Have In Retirement

Martha Nelson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

Underlying our retirement search is the golden trinity we have to consider: our health, our desired lifestyle, and our budget. This trio is symbiotic and if one goes awry, it becomes a poison pill for the other two.

Ask the Readers: What Do You Wish You'd Learned About Money?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Wouldn't it be nice if you could go back and give your younger self some words of wisdom? Since time travel doesn't exist, the best thing you can do is try to help other young people.

12 Steps To Long-Term Travel

Robert Schrader | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

Do you travel as often as you please? Would you hate me if I told you that I did?

Women and Retirement: Issues of Transition, Denial and Loss

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 07.09.2012 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

"Retirement" is no longer limited to meaning "the rest of my life of non-working," since we live longer and have a great deal of vitality and energy at fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty and beyond.

How To Use Your 'Dark Side' To Your Advantage

Lauren Zander | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Guess what? You have a dark side. Everyone has a dark side. And that dark side is talking to you and filling your head with nasty, mean, dark thoughts on a daily basis. Are you surprised? Most people are.

The Soft Overcomes the Hard: Walking the Spiritual Path with Excruciating Humility

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2012 | New York
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

We convince ourselves that we are practicing heroically by setting up routines and disciplines that are ultimately unsustainable -- emoting and meditating so intensely that we are actually distracted from a subtler and softer level of feeling.

Are You Too Busy Capturing Life to Enjoy It?

Daniel Gulati | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology
Daniel Gulati

In today's world, it's easy to think of your daily personal and professional experiences as notches in a belt, with the aim of creating a sense of appreciation at some future point. But why not let that time be now?

The Amazing History of Beards (INFOGRAPHIC)

Greg Voakes | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News
Greg Voakes

Right now it seems like everyone passing for cool, from young, urban hipsters to esteemed celebrities (we're looking at you, Brad Pitt), is sporting some sort of beard. But would these men shave if they knew they were turning women off?

One Frame at a Time

Ira Israel | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

If we recognize that our lifestyles and beliefs are continuously shifting beneath our feet, why does it remain elusive for us as a species to proactively envision and create a frame for peace, health, and well-being for our planet and its inhabitants?

Making Changes for a Positive Life

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

What happens if the career path you've taken and enjoyed hits a dead-end?

Rambles In Western Ireland

Lea Lane | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Lea Lane

I opted for a pony cart for the seven miles through the rugged Gap of Dunloe, carved by ancient glaciers. Fields, waterfalls, stony glacial moraine --I heard my echo from the cliffs.

Just How Hard Will A Wounded Warrior's Wife Fight For Her Spouse?

Torrey Shannon | Posted 04.14.2012 | Impact
Torrey Shannon

Wounded Warrior's wives are not to be trifled with. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should never piss off (or mess with) a wounded warrior's wife: ...

Mistakes Young People Should Make, From Kelly Cutrone (WATCH)

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Changing the Work-Life Balance Game

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 04.07.2012 | Women
Pontish Yeramyan

When I examine my life, there's much more than work to be balanced.

How I Survived Returning to Work

Reem Akkad | Posted 03.31.2012 | Parents
Reem Akkad

It's been more than two weeks since I returned to work and I'm happy to say, my brain and my heart are faring much better.

Are You Really 'Just Kidding?'

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

We all know that teasing can be a good-natured way of having good times and showing affection among close friends and family. We may lovingly poke fun at an unusual or annoying habit or attribute of another person with no intention of causing hurt.