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5 Steps to Letting Go of the Past

Peter Field | Posted 12.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Field

Your new year, and your new life await. There is no better time than now to draw a line under the past and move forward into a better, fresher and freer tomorrow. Follow these five steps and you will do just that.

Knowing When to Hold On and Knowing When to Let Go

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The Wisdom of the Sacred Continuum "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1 MacDoodle...

Losing a Child Without Losing Your Mind

Jonni Gray | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonni Gray

When the unthinkable happens, the first impulse is to believe that all is lost. When we lose our parents, we feel as though we've lost a big part of our past. When we lose a child -- especially our only child -- we feel as though we've lost our future.

Lessons From Your Future Self

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

My future self will have things to tell the present me. Now these aren't going to be the Top Five Regrets of the Dying, because I won't be dying, I will be living a meaningful and fulfilled life. Here is what my experienced, love-filled, wisdom-full self would tell me...

Give Yourself A Present For The Future

Pacific Standard | Nathan Collins | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

Don’t feel like you have the time to keep a diary or bury a time capsule? You might be missing out, according to psychologists at Harvard Business S...

Bring It on, Zombies!

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tami Shaikh

I am a bit shattered. Yes, I use the word shattered, because I do feel like my heart has broken into many pieces. I will tell you exactly why. Here...

A Letter to Myself

Tami Shaikh | Posted 08.23.2014 | Women
Tami Shaikh

Be who you are. Be proud of the crazy, clumsy, fun, sarcastic writer that you are. Love yourself; appreciate who you were made to be. There is no one quite as crazy as you. Enjoy your flaws instead of blaming them, become one with every cell in your body.

When You're Living in the Past

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

There is a difference between thinking about the past and living in it. Sometimes we live in the past because it's familiar; we know what happened; there are no surprises. Think about why you watch your reruns of your favorite old sitcoms over and over again.

Why Rekindling the Flame Is a Dummy Mission

Dennis Williams II | Posted 05.31.2014 | College
Dennis Williams II

Living for "what could have been," is pointless because that position is unattainable. Living for what is will set the precedent for what will be.

5 Steps For Making Peace With Your Past

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 05.25.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

A wise woman once told me that the past was good for two things: to learn from and to enjoy. In general, I don't believe we should spend too much time wandering around in the past. Unless you've done your clean-up work on it, the past can be a very dangerous neighborhood. We ought not go there unescorted.

Learning When to Hold On -- and When to Let Go

Maggie Hollander | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Maggie Hollander

The truth is, though, it's not just the world that's changing around me, it's me, myself and I as well. And while some songs, some people, some places always seem to fit in the best way possible, others I've simply outgrown, as we all do.

Full Disclosure: It's Not What You Think It Is

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Full disclosure is about being transparent and honest with each other out of the intention of promoting deeper trust, respect, and integrity in the relationship.

6 Truths About Finding Happiness

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Dunne

I'm not saying forget about whatever it is that is bothering you. Those chapters in our lives shape us. What you can do though, is come at peace with these times. Accept them. Honor them. And move forward.

The Only Resolution

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nayia Moysidis

This year, I don't want memories. I don't want wishes or goals or resolutions. I don't want the fantasy, the promise of tomorrow. I don't want plans or agenda or deadlines. I don't want excuses. I don't want distractions. I don't want more time. I don't want yesterday. I don't want tomorrow.

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future. This process involves what you have done and what you need to do to ensure that it has the "legs" to sustain itself.

How to Argue Without Ruining Your Relationship (60 Seconds With Sophie)

Sophie Keller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

Want to know "How to Argue Without Ruining Your Relationship?" Check out these three tips that show you how to do exactly that with happiness expert, Sophie Keller.

The 4 Letter Word That Leads You Astray

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

In order to endure the pain you must be able to sit with it, not avoid it. No one wants to be in pain, but remember that pain can also be a lesson, an opportunity to learn, grown and change.

Letting Go and Moving On

Monica Miranda | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Monica Miranda

It is human nature to gravitate towards what you know is safe. Hence, we blindly go through the motions of our daily routines, oblivious to the fact that our world is constantly moving and changing all around us.

Why Spouses Should Always Attend Class Reunions

Dianne Harman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

A sense of nostalgia? A sense of what might have been? A sense of missed opportunities? No matter how wonderful and interesting our lives have been, once we get into the later years, there's something beguiling about first loves and class reunions.

Prescription for Happiness: Living WithOUT Intention

Nancy Colier | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

There are consequences to our belief that we need to do something to get to happy, to now, and to the place where we can finally stop trying to get anywhere. For one thing, any happiness we achieve this way will be a temporary fix.

You Can't Go Home Again, But You Can Make Yourself Your Home

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

A recent wave of nostalgia accompanied by trips back "home", have had me pondering why we sometimes think that what we left behind might contain somet...

Language Changes Distance and Mood

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

We all know that thinking about happy memories can make you happy, while thinking about sad events from the past can make you sad. An interesting paper in Psychological Science by William Hart examined this question of mental closeness using language.

When It's Time to Call Ghostbusters

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 03.25.2013 | Women
Nayia Moysidis

If we ask ourselves how much of our time in the present we spend in the past, most of us would realize we're plagued with a perpetual, insufferable ca...

Scott Disick's Embarrassing Modeling Past

Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Well, what do you know: Scott Disick, "American Psycho" Kourtney Kardashian's baby daddy, was famous even before he had to keep up with the first fami...

Is Guilt a Time-Bound Emotion?

Francis Levy | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Francis Levy

Whether you are feeling guilty or feeling in danger of being guilty as charged, you have effectively removed yourself from the present tense.