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How a Dating Buddy Can Transform Your Search for Love

Ken Page | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ken Page

Clients who ask for -- and listen to -- the advice of wise, loving friends have more successful lives. Dating may be a lonely journey, but you don't have to take it alone. Having a dating buddy will definitely make it more fun.

Why You Should Curb Your Instinct to Judge Homeless Youth

Ariel Zwang | Posted 12.12.2014 | Impact
Ariel Zwang

When you see a homeless young person like Mike on the street, you don't see the trauma he has suffered after years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse.

Give a Gift to Yourself This Holiday Season

MotherWoman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents
MotherWoman

By Annette Cycon The Holidays. What comes up for you when you hear those words? Joy and excitement? Dread and avoidance? Most moms we speak to feel ...

You Don't Need Empathy to Support a Depressed Person

Karen Zainal | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Zainal

One thing I've come to realize over a few cycles of depression is this: depressed people don't need you to empathize; they just need you. A depressed person would rather have you say all the worst possible things, rather than not have you at all.

It Takes a Village

Wilamina Falkenhagen | Posted 12.11.2014 | Small Business
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Whether it a children's clothing line, a handcrafted rocking chair business or an indie author, a village is vital in getting startups off the ground. Just like small children, new ventures need nurture, love and support.

A Simple Question That Will Change Your Search for Love

Ken Page | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ken Page

Often, our very future in finding love is determined by our small choices at these countless crossroads.

Oceans That Divide

Jay Ruderman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Jay Ruderman

The degree to which American Jews advocate and openly support Israel has become more varied. There is an awakening now underway among Israeli leaders that the next generation of American Jewish support for Israel cannot be taken for granted.

Chronic Absenteeism, Poverty and How Community Schools Can Help

Martin J. Blank | Posted 12.02.2014 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Guest blog by Nicole Mader, Education Policy Analyst at the Center for NYC Affairs at the New School. All school leaders know that children have to ...

One Couple's Silver Lining After A Devastating Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living

There's nothing quite like a serious diagnosis to inspire a person to rethink the way they're living. When Dennis Anfuso's wife Linda was told by h...

A Letter To The Woman In The Parking Lot Of The Posh Gym

Tosha Schore, M.A. | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Tosha Schore, M.A.

Sure, there is no shortage of people out there ready to critique our every move. But there are also many many bystanders who really do empathize when things get hard for us parents.

Giving Back This Season

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, I believe that it's really important to give back to our communities. One way to do that is to participate in #GivingTuesday and CrowdRise's ...

The Important Role Fathers Play In The Delivery Room

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents

Pop culture is notorious for mocking the stereotypical ways men react to seeing women give birth, but in everyday life, those moments are often far mo...

When Pessimism Can Do Some Good

Denise Tam | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise Tam

They say optimism, positivity and affirmative thinking can get you places. Research shows a positive and happy mindset can not only help you achieve g...

Giving Back, Supporting Girls and Women: An Interview With Author, Ann Garvin

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.14.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing, Ann Garvin, author of The Dog Year and On Maggie's Watch both published by Berkley Penguin.

Stop Ebola With Deep Dialogue, Not Bullhorns

Tiffany Persons | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact
Tiffany Persons

Strangers are driving through rural regions of Sierra Leone with bullhorns, shouting instructions about how to stay safe from the Ebola virus. Their intentions may be admirable, but their tactics are probably ineffective. Loud voices do not always get heard.

How Caregivers Can Seek A Little Support, Too

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Even those who spend their days tending to the needs of others must take a little time to care for themselves. Lee Woodruff, the wife of ABC News r...

When Death Happens

Catherine Okafor | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Okafor

On the evening of April 26 I received a phone call that one never wants to get. My younger sister, Keisha told me in a very soft, calm demeanor that our mother passed out. After much anxious questioning, I soon found out that my mother passed away from a heart attack.

Lights Go on Part XXIX: Teamwork

Thomas Bähler | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

Right now I am in the midst of observing a philosophy turned formula being born to share with people everywhere. It is both daunting and exhilarating...

What No One Teaches Us About Love

Ken Page | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Ken Page

We do not have to rid ourselves of our fear of intimacy before we can have deeper love. It's the practice of intimacy that gets us past our fear of intimacy.

Prayers for Dana: The Story of a Mother Battling Lyme Disease and Congenital Heart Disease

Christina Scribner | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

Pictured: Dana Calloway with her husband and five children. Twenty-four year old Dana Calloway has been sick for many years. In addition to her lat...

The Strength Behind People With Mental Illness

Chelsea Stephens | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Chelsea Stephens

What I want to address is that not only are these stigmas inaccurate, but they couldn't be farther from the truth. People who deal with mental illness have an incredible amount of strength, even though many times they don't see it.

Free Cancer Retreats: Altruism Lives in Harmony Hill

Judy Silk | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Judy Silk

From the moment I set foot in the great lodge, I felt like a cradled soul. The counselors and house Moms took my symbolic hand and led me. Over the course of three days, I joined with other people who had lost their spouses.

Death. How to Handle The Living.

Jo Tinyow | Posted 12.13.2014 | HuffPost Home
Jo Tinyow

I know that I probably still don't have the right answers or solutions to the question but what I do know and have learnt is that, my friend, you deserve to live your life and you deserve enjoy and embrace what you have here on earth.

Mile Markers

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa DeCastro

A marathon reminds us to be more selfless, to be the cheering crowd for those around us. Life is not all a competition of aggressiveness and speed to reach the next mile. There is only a personal best that truly matters. We all have our own pace that we know we want to keep, and it is the support that we give as well as feel that makes the run enjoyable.

8 Things To Remember When You're About To Judge Another Parent

CT Working Moms | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
CT Working Moms

Just because we parent differently doesn't mean one of us is wrong. In the end, we all want what's best for our families, so why not support one another in that pursuit?