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Mood Swings

10 Easy Ways to Deal With Me When I'm Being a Bitch

Melanie Curtin | Posted 10.22.2013 | DC
Melanie Curtin

It's far better to admit you don't know than to constantly attempt to figure out the enigma wrapped in a riddle served on a bed of unpredictable with a little dollop of wtf on top that constitutes the psyche of a woman.

As the 'Mood Swings' Tour Opens, a Conversation With Steely Dan's Donald Fagen

Joan K. Smith | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Joan K. Smith

Steely Dan is proving itself one of the 21st century's most consistent, and unfailingly impressive, touring acts.

Welcome to Crazy Time

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 09.11.2013 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

When someone shifts their behavior during the divorce period and becomes more assertive, the other partner, who was used to making more of the decisions, goes crazy. And the now more assertive partner, goes a little crazy too.

Understanding Angelina Jolie's Choices

Stephanie Bender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty
Stephanie Bender

A myth, as inaccurate and dangerous as any that pervades American society, is that women enter menopause as if falling off a cliff.

Things I'm Noticing During Menopause

Laurie Ember | Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty
Laurie Ember

I'm noticing that my friends mean more to me than they ever did. My children are now my best friends. My husband is still the love of my life. My dogs make me laugh on even the worst day.

Yoga: Restorative Medicine for Body, Mind and Soul

Bradley Foster | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Even though my life is calm these days, I plan to continue my practice because I know a new stressor is bound to appear just as certainly as the sun rises tomorrow. For me, yoga is good medicine for body, mind, soul and spirit.

Does Menopause Really Destroy Your Memory? (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Menopausal women have long complained of hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and memory lapses. Now new research finds evidence that gives credence...

If I Could Remember Why I Was Mad, I'd Be Furious

Donna Highfill | Posted 01.30.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

My life has turned into a bad "Matlock" episode, where due to a lack of retention, everything becomes a mystery. The only thing I'm missing is the tall man in the seersucker suit to help me discover what I've forgotten.

More Myths about Menopause: Continuing the '2nd Talk'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

With huge numbers of women currently facing menopause, you would think there would be more clarity about it all. But confusion and fear continue to fuel women's concerns. We have come so far in so many ways; isn't it time to be upfront and open about this phase of life?

Menopause Is the New Puberty

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Who just had a meltdown and locked themselves in their bedroom? Was it daughter, son or Mom? With all these hormonal fluctuations happening at once, things can get more than a little hectic!

Male Menopause Is a Family Affair

Jed Diamond | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty
Jed Diamond

My father tried to commit suicide the year he turned 40. I was 5 years old. I grew up wondering what happened to my father. Finding my father's journals gave me my first clue.

Catherine Pearson

Is Twitter The World's Mood Ring?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Healthy Living

If you start the day feeling positive but feel yourself growing increasingly glum as it slugs along, you're not alone. A new study using Twitter to tr...

Unexpected Tears for the Holidays

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

On Christmas day I was unexpectedly stricken with melancholy. I've experienced some of these feelings over the years but never to an extreme; this time, I got hit hard.

Goodbye to You, Yaz

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Yaz wasn't approved to treat PMDD and acne, and in any case, not all women have PMDD or untreated acne, even though the makers of Yaz probably wish that that was the case.

Fix Your Mood with Brain Food

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

A medical doctor, Hyman practices Functional Medicine, an integrative approach that aims to balance bodily biochemistry through the use of targeted nutrients.

When The Holidays are Painful

Laurie Nadel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Laurie Nadel

Our family joke goes like this: If someone doesn't have a flat tire, a serious illness, or a major argument, it's not a good holiday season.

Pessimism: I'll Drink to That!

Steve Wasik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Wasik

The Conference Board, which has tracked Americans mood swings since 1967, released figures showing that consumer confidence has reached an all time low. Sobering, but in light of the latest media coverage, hardly surprising news.