Mending a Broken Heart

Mending a Broken Heart: A How-To

Remember that scene in Clueless, where Cher kind of makes fun of Tai for wanting to burn the few things she associates with her...

How Can I Make Myself Stand Out In A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order to stand out, it is important to highlight your achievements. Findings from a study conducted by researchers at...

Is Home a Feeling or a Place?

It is said that home is a feeling, not a place. But for many of us, the house we grew up in occupies sacred...

Gratitude is a Verb

I probably say “thank you” at least 50 times a day. It’s not because I have excessive amounts of gratitude; it’s an automatic response. As...

Why You Need to Stop Talking About Yourself

There is a recurring theme in most of what we say. Studies show that hands down, our favorite topic of communication is, you guessed it,...

Why Is Making Friends As An Adult Difficult?

According to Aristotle, there are three kinds of friendship. The first is strategic—both people get something out of it. The second type of friendship...
Shark Week

How To Conquer Fear From A Man Who Swims With Sharks

William Winram is a record-holding free diver (no cage, no breathing apparatus) and a chance encounter with a shark over 25 years ago changed...

Do You Have A Toxic Friend?

There is a saying that you are the average of the five people you spend time with and research backs this up. We are...

The Truth About Happily Ever After

What does it take to make a good marriage? A study at the University of Virginia explored this question in depth. The results challenge some...

33 Things I Will Tell My Daughter

Do you spend enough time with your children? This question haunts many busy parents, including me. It is based on the assumption that the...

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Can You Love Being Single Too Much?

Increasing numbers of women are single for one simple reason: They want to be. They don’t have intimacy issues, they are not selfish, and...
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How to Get Out of a Bad Mood

The next time you find yourself in a bad mood, try to pinpoint exactly what is bothering you and describe your feelings more precisely....
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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Self-Care?

During an airline safety demonstration, the flight attendant instructs you to put on your oxygen mask before assisting others if the cabin loses pressure....

The Importance of Gratitude

Many people keep gratitude to themselves. They feel it but don’t express it. Like you, they assume the other person already knows how much...

How to Cool Down in the Heat of the Moment

In the heat of the moment, one of the worst things to do is what people normally do--immerse themselves in their emotions and focus...

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