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The Benefits Of A Pioneering Alumni Career Program

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adele Scheele

Everyone needs supportive communities, but finding a safe one to catapult your career success can be a search in itself. Thankfully, such communities exist.

Couple Wanted for Close Friendship, Especially on Holidays

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, My husband and I moved across the country 10 years ago so he could pursue a job after finishing graduate school. After re-esta...

Living the Dream, 3 Reconstructive Surgeries Later

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lauren Cahn

Is there a woman alive who hasn't fantasized about taking some of "this stuff down here" and "moving it up there"? Let me just say, I'm living the dr...

Infertility can derail friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, Your recent post Expecting...and feeling let down by friends piqued my interest. My husband and I have been trying to get pre...

7 Tips for saying NO to a friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Saying NO can unravel a friendship but sometimes there's no way around it. Many of us have a hard time saying NO to a friend. When someone's a tru...

Dealing with a friend who's a Drama Queen

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I am in an awkward situation with a friend whom I'll call Carla and don't know how to handle it. She's noticed that I've been pul...

Expecting.....and feeling let down by friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am six months pregnant, and moved to my current city 2½ years ago. I hadn't had a chance to tell all my friends yet (many ...

No best friends but plenty of contacts

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, I have grown up moving around a lot---five middle schools and six elementary schools to be exact. Always being the new kid conditioned ...

When a friendly lunch leaves a sour taste

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, A few years ago, I started meeting a couple of old friends for lunch every month or two. Well, the longer we do it, the less I en...

When Advertisers Embrace The Beauty Of Age

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

Only great storytelling has the potential to appeal to all viewers regardless of age, gender, race, religion or geography. Only great storytelling transcends all demographic bounds.

Yes, Virginia, friendships fade

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am in my late 50s and feel discouraged to discover that all of my friendships seem so fluid. I've had very good friends durin...

Street Art: A Window to a City's Soul

Dylan Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dylan Kendall

Around the world artists give voice to those who want to create change in their cities. Los Angeles is home to an army of influential artists, yet it is also home to third-world poverty.

"Make" Happy In Todays World

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gil Laroya

In todays hurried world, its tough to find time for ourselves. With people doing so many things all at once, we tend to inundate our lives with to-do ...

A Month of Best in Show: Grammy, Oscar and Westminster

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

With each passing year the pageantry and politics around award show spectacles seem to escalate. While I have no issue with the entertainment value, small talk value, or breed value, I want to remind you to take it all with a grain of salt.

Check Out the Documentary Orgasm, Inc.

Joyce McFadden | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joyce McFadden

Can female desire come from a pharmaceutical company? Check out filmmaker Liz Canner's documentary, Orgasm, Inc., and see what you think.

When you can't stand your teen's best friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, What should you tell a teen whose friend is nothing but trouble when she feels that the friend is her best friend in the who...

How Would You Find Your Mate?

Crystal Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Crystal Smith

I love when my girlfriends and I gather around the bar in my kitchen with great food and bottles of wine. Yes, I said bottles of wine. And you know wh...

Why, Finances Aside, Our Children Will Be Better Off Than We Are

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Our children will be better off than we are, but not because they will make more money.

Rethinking Anonymity For Alcoholics

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lamond Simone

I am not against anonymity. I am for openness, honesty and non-judgment around the disease of alcoholism. I am for treatment options, dialog and communication that is not laced with fear and shame.

The 3 Essentials Of Optimism

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

When you are optimistic you feel light, agile, flexible, mentally alert and physically healthy. So it is all the more reason to cultivate this precious resource for when the time or need arises.

Civility: A Legacy Of Peace

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

The legacy of civility, beyond our personal hopes for our families and loved ones, is imperative in our own country and the world.

Get Flexible For Martial Arts Training

Stacey Nemour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stacey Nemour

If you include regular stretching before and after training, it can help keep your body youthful for the rest of your life!

A Visit to My Kitchen: Elizabeth Walling

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Elizabeth Walling is in my kitchen today, talking about her favorite machine for slicing and dicing, a refreshing and replenishing drink, and a news s...

Love Is Being Present In Pain

Trina Hayes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trina Hayes

Today, I am able to hold a space of love for those who have passed on and for those who remain. And, I am grateful for those in my life who have shown me that love is being present in pain.

The etiquette of remaining friends with an ex-friend's mom

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I've been dealing with a painful friendship break-up but I'm actually happier now without my ex-friend. It was more of a one-si...