Think about a person in your life it feels good to spend time with: a friend, family member, partner/spouse, coworker or even a neighbor. Do you usually walk away feeling like you had more energy -- or even happy?
Why do we spend hours, weeks, months researching the best schools and summer camps, but we never feel there is enough time to cook a healthy dinner and sit down to eat it?
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen, but we've forgotten this art.
When your parents or other important older people in your life have already downsized and simplified, finding them a gift that will be truly appreciated can be difficult. Here are some ideas for thoughtful pre... Read more...
Sometimes the very things we find attractive in someone may actually be warning signs that they may not be good for us in the long run. Those high expectations that make him a success in business, may turn to u... Read more...
Dealing with toxic people is never easy, but it’s worth looking at some strategies you might consider to make the problem better.
Research has found that people's friendship networks have shrunk over the last 35 years. So how do we, as adults, make new friends?
Kids with autism often come first - but when mom gives up her aspirations and interests, is that really beneficial for the autistic child?
Whether it's wearing a forced smile or being part of group that can't keep straight faces, there's a lot you can tell from awkward family photos.
Here, a doctor offers some advice for how to stay true to yourself in the face of peer pressure, even when you're an adult.
Here are 6 steps you need to take to experience being present in the moment, courtesy of a mediation and conflict resolution expert.
Keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits. Here's how they can help defeat negativity.
They're three of the hardest words to say, and learning how to say them are necessary for surviving mental illness - and life itself.
Making friends is often extremely difficult for people with social anxiety disorder, but research suggests you might already have a great friend.
On Facebook, people may what's happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends - and that could lead to depression.
If you want someone to open up to you, just make them laugh! It's one of the best ways to begin a friendship.
Do you know any spoiled brats? Kids whose parents think they're God's gift to the world do tend to outshine their peers - in narcissism.
Although some children emerge from cold and neglectful family environments as adults with high self-esteem, a study suggests these people may still be at a relative disadvantage in life, with a foggier sense of... Read more...
There's been a lot of talk about what long fingers mean, but now a biological correlation between finger length and personality has been found.
A researcher has found that a friend's success trumps a celebrity spokesperson in in persuading others to lose weight.
Weight Watchers may seem like a great place to get weight loss support, but a study shows the dynamic changes as you get closer to your goal weight.
Research agrees: Men often misinterpret signals of friendliness as sexual interest, and women often misinterpret signals of sexual interest as friendliness.
When you spend an evening playing online games with family - Mom, Dad or Aunt Carmen - you are actually helping to strengthen family bonds.