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My Best Time-Management Trick in Action

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

One of the most common "stupid theories" I debunk is "I have to do it all myself." Can anyone relate? Maybe in your head it sounds a little different,...

How Rewarding Is Love? Some Clues From Neuroscience

Dr. Judson Brewer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judson Brewer

Not caught up in the personal highs and lows of romance, people like Mother Theresa and the Dalai Lama have a track record of getting a lot of work done -- for the benefit of many, many people. Do the experiential differences between selfless and 'attached' love also show up in the brain?

6 Life Skills Every Grandparent Should Master

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 02.07.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com It can't be restated too many times: 50 is not old. In fact, between age 50 and whatever you consider "elderly," we'r...

On the Necessity of Giving Your Gift, and Living Your Truth

Zachary Stockill | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Zachary Stockill

What brings you the most joy and satisfaction? What do you do that gives you the most pleasure? What is your heart moved to give? What are your hands ...

A New Perspective on Crying

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
Dwayne J. Clark

Well, I am here to tell you real men do cry. All these voices from my past have broken ideas of what real men are.

Prepare Like an Olympian for the Challenges of the Business World

Nikki Stone | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
Nikki Stone

How does an Olympian prepare mentally for a once-in-a-lifetime event that can literally be over in seconds, but its results will last for the rest of his or her life? Surprisingly, in a very similar way as businessmen and women prepare for big projects.

How This Man Went From Laid-Off Engineer To Successful Comedian

John Tarnoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Comedian Dan Nainan is someone who had the opportunity to develop and nurture his skills, and then, when circumstance (or perhaps fate...) pushed him out of his job, he was prepared to make the leap into an entirely new life. His story puts a new spin on the idea of 'portable skills,' and shows us that it is possible to apply talent and enthusiasm beyond just one industry or job category.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: Everything I Know About Confidence I Learned From Performing Improv Comedy

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

It's no secret that tapping into your funny bone can help you in your career and personal relationships. I like reminding others of how having fun in life leads to more success and confidence -- here are some lessons I learned from my first improv comedy class so that you can do just that!

8 Superpowers You Didn't Know You Had

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Heather Quinlan for YouBeauty.com Though you may sometimes forget they exist, you have incredible superpowers. If you choose to, you can use the...

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

10 Ways To Invest In Yourself

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

If you feel you deserve more self-care, put into practice the following 10 ways to invest in your own welfare and watch your inherent strength resurface:

5 Tips From School To Help You Keep Progressing As An Adult

Next Avenue | Ben Skinner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Ben Skinner Many of the things we learned in college get cast aside for job-related knowledge and our spare time the...

3 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Boost Your Resolutions and Make Them Stick

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

We are part of the way through January, and it's likely you've been poking some new resolutions with an old stick. How's it going? It's possible that ...

5 Reasons Why "Getting a Divorce" Is the Best New Year's Resolution You Can Make in 2014

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

If you've been contemplating the idea of divorcing your spouse, but keep coming up with new excuses to put it off because you are afraid of the messy repercussions, then this is the year you need to let go and move on.

Feeling Empty and Needy? 6 Ways to Fill Up and Heal Neediness

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

If you want to move beyond emptiness and neediness, then practice these six ways of filling up. You will be amazed at the shift that occurs in your life -- both in your relationships and in your ability to manifest your dreams!

The 7 Lessons Life Will Teach You

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Far superior to a formal education, life is our greatest teacher, sending us down winding paths to help us gain a profound awareness of our potential. We may be tested, but by recognizing the truth of our tests and applying necessary wisdom, we can triumph over every one of life's challenges.

Do These 6 Things To Be Happier In 2014

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

I love New Year's resolutions. I love new goals and New Year's is the perfect time to set them.

My Top 10 Parenting Resolutions

Steph Thompson | Posted 03.09.2014 | Parents
Steph Thompson

I have noted lately that fear of disappointment often prevents me from asking my kids to do things with me or for me directly. Instead, I will express bitterness after I've walked the dog alone or folded their laundry.

Reversing Resolutions

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Each year I rethink New Year's resolutions. They never seem to result in real changes in my life for one reason for another. This year it occurred to ...

8 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in 2014

Debra Rogers | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Debra Rogers

Every ending is a chance for a brand new beginning with the best person in the world...YOU. So dust off the "gloomies" and give yourself a fab makeover. It's time to get moving toward a happier you. Here are some great tips to start 2014 off right.

Putting an End to Starving for Love

Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jon Derek Croteau, Ed.D.

Unable to change, no matter what I tried, I wanted to evaporate, disappear, melt away. With each passing year, I punished myself for each sexual indulgence by trying to starve the gayness out of me, and maybe even slowly kill myself.

3 Simple Steps to Help Employees Find Vision in 2014

Brittany Hodak | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Brittany Hodak

Employers must understand the goals of their team members to help employees reach their personal potential while contributing to the company's goals. The new year is a perfect opportunity to bring these things into focus.

7 Tips to Make and Keep Your New Year's Resolution

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

So go forth and change! It's not easy, but it can be fun and rewarding. Life without challenge is pretty boring.

14 Things I Wish I Knew in My 20s

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

As I move headlong into middle age, there are so many ways I have matured. I was a mess in my 20s, admittedly. I was insecure, scattered, and unsure of myself. And when I coach younger clients, I tend to tell them the things I wish someone would have sat down and told me at their age.

Making Resolutions That Have Real Meaning

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Some people like to make resolutions this time of year -- you know, the stuff that makes January the happiest time of the year for Jenny Craig and Gold's Gym. There won't be any 'lose weight, exercise more' on my list -- not because I don't need to do both but because I'm feeling more introspective as we flip the calendar page into a new year.