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3 Tips to Socializing this Summer

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 08.30.2011 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Summer brings up a lot of idealized pictures: family vacations, backyard barbeques with neighbors, street festivals with friends. In that gap between our hopes and our reality often comes the surprising feeling of loneliness.

New "Motion-Sensor" Video Game Systems Still Haven't Fixed Glitch Which Prevents Gamers From Going Outdoors

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In entertainment news, despite Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft all entering the state-of-the-art world of "motion-sensor" video games, their systems still haven't fixed the glitch which prevents gamers from going outdoors.

Friendship in Real Life vs. This Emotional Life

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

This first installment of the PBS series This Emotional Life consisted of three segments: family, friends, and lovers. Each was oddly ominous, seeming to warn us of the worst that can happen.

Reviving the Dinner Party and "Serial Socializing" - Real Friends Over 30

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Ask yourself this question: what percentage of time do you spend communicating with friends in person, vs. IM, Tweet, email or text? Has it shrunk con...

Socializing As A Single Lady: Divorce Is Not The Death Knell For Being Popular

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

It takes an extraordinary amount of energy and time, with no little courage thrown in, to be single and out in the world.

Why Blushing Can Be Beneficial | Benedict Carey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

People who become severely anxious in social situations often swear that the blush itself is the source of their problems, not a symptom. Doctors may ...

Why Being A 'People Person' May Be All In Your Head | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Regions of the brain that process pleasurable experiences such as sweet tastes and sexual stimuli are the same ones that determine whether an individu...

How Much is too Much Pre-Teen Text?

Donna Fish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Fish

As a parent, you can give children tools to help them navigate their expanding social world, with the ability to disconnect, take their own space, and remain connected to you.

Betting His Legacy on Public Participation

Shunit Harpaz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shunit Harpaz

There is a great potential for a positive change in our society, a change where people take charge of serving the public, living a life that is meaningful and satisfying.