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My No. 1 Tip for Good Karma

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

One of the nurses told me she gets super happy whenever this happens to her. She explained what really happens when you get the "cold shoulder reaction" in the hallway.

What's Great About Kids Today

Colleen Turner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Colleen Turner

Bullying behaviors do not last long when a child's peer group appreciates the importance of respecting themselves and others

What if Your Ex Shows Up at Holiday Parties

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

A useful therapists' technique is "reframing." Just as you can change the look of a picture by changing the frame (Bigger? Smaller? Plainer? Move it over a bit?), you can change how you "see" a situation by framing it differently.

How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

Bearded Dragons Say What's Up

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.14.2013 | Comedy

Why, hello over there. You're a bearded dragon too? Fancy that. How's it goin? OK, so waving behavior in bearded dragons is actually pretty common...

Having Top-Notch Manners Will Distinguish You

Malcolm Levene | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Malcolm Levene

To some, having good manners is akin to a "foreign language" in that they are not used to expressing gratitude, giving thanks and being polite.

Cops: Polite Burglar Offers To Repair Broken Screen

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

VINELAND, N.J. -- Authorities say a burglar offered to repair the screen that he damaged breaking into a New Jersey home after he was confronted by th...

Customer Service Etiquette: How to Keep Your Customers Happy

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

These days, promotions galore are getting customers in the door, but are they repeat customers? Making a customer happy is not always easy, so what can we do to help?

Post Earthquake, Some Nasty Voices On Battered Haiti

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Most of the country's trees had long since been chopped down for firewood. Much of the topsoil had washed away and when the rain got heavy, the bare hills and mountains became launch pads for floods.