Lies, The Election, And A Grandmother's Intuition

New research confirms what we learned from my grandmother, "Lies generate more lies."

Coffee: Warding Off Dementia and Identifying Psychopaths

Coffee may ward off dementia and coffee preferences can help identify antisocial behavior.

Music Research Highlights the Value of Concerts

Music is restorative and young pianist and cellist composers enliven our spirits.

Choose Forgiveness and Gratitude Over Gunny Sacking

If you store up resentment, one day it can overwhelm you.

Tidying Up Craze: Toss Clutter, Forgive People

Tidying up seems to be a new craze. While it might be helpful to eliminate toxic people in your life, be certain to look inward and embrace forgiveness.

Talking Instead of Texting Can Save Relationships

Be careful: Texting and your smart phone can be depriving you of conversation, empathy, and intimacy.

Safeguarding Seniors Young and Old: From Meds to Housing

From medications to care groups and housing, seniors young and old need facts and advocates to help make thoughtful decisions.

The Breakup Museum: One of 11 Tips to Heal Your Heart

When a relationship ends, your world may be shattered. But there are strategies to help you cope, recover, and love again.

Can a Family Memoir Talk About Sex?

Who is your audience? When writing a memoir for your family, it might be prudent to tread lightly.

Commencement: Words on Kindness and Justice Resound

Inspiring words at commencement ceremonies can resonate today in this era of political name-calling.

Feminism and Politics: From Gratitude to Misunderstanding

Millennials have opportunities because of the early feminists who fought for the rights of all women.

Mini-Memoir: Write Your Story in 40 Minutes

How to let gratitude, the arts, and music help you write just one memory at a time.

Lingering Gratitude: Nonna’s Young Lover and Your Memoir

To begin your memoir, just capture one moment in time.

6 Science-based Tips for Lifelong Love

Looking for happily-ever-after? Here are 6 science-based ways to lifelong love.

Music, Emotions, and Pleasure Intermingle to Create Joy

Music can lift the spirit and create within us a sense of gratitude.

22 Valentine Tips for Friends, Sweethearts, and Strangers

Valentine's Day can be a challenge. However, researchers tell us that this day can be important for singles and couples alike. And a new review on smiling, underscores its value.

"Master Thieves" Author Talks Gratitude and Art

Have museum neighbors felt the loss of the art treasures -- gifts of gratitude -- they have not seen in 25 years? Would they tolerate the theft of a World Series trophy?

Love Researchers Pinpoint Happily-Ever-After Secrets

Oxytocin fires up love, but kindness and generosity of spirit, along with gratitude, are the secrets to happily-ever-after.

Star Wars Resilience: Overcoming Adversity

For George Lucas and Seiji Ozawa accidents changed their lives. We have the power to turn an adverse situation into a positive experience.

Break Up Blues: 13 Thoughts to Help You Recover

Take control of your emotions and turn break-up blues into a positive new chapter in your life.

Asylum Quartet: Reminder of the Arts and Gift-giving

Memberships to museums, a concert series, or theater productions are uplifting moments for creating and sharing memories.

15 Ways to Reclaim Romance, Love, and Intimate Pleasure

Embracing your heart's desire -- romantic love.

Italian Memories: Creating “A Time” for Grandma

We are gathering memories into a pictorial family history. When couples create memories together it generates new bonds between them.

Love at First Sight and Life-Long Love: 20 Questions

If you want life-love long, be careful of the illusions trap.

21 Sleep Tips to Refresh Your Body, Brain, and Gratitude

Sleepless nights can disrupt thinking and loving.

For Halloween Love and Sex, Wear Red and Smile

To look more sexually desirable, try bright red lips and a red dress.

4 Ways to Curb Halloween Candy Highs and Rethink the Myth

Is the sugar high we see at Halloween really just a myth?

Give Yourself a Musical Gift of Gratitude

Gratitude is good for our senses.

Gratitude as Science: 4 Paths Lead to Love and Happiness

Grateful people are happier, have more social connections, and fewer bouts of depression. Adapting gratitude as attitude reaps benefits.