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.

What I Learned from Baseball and Yogi Berra

Despite his 14 year feud with George Steinbrenner, Yogi Berra is remembered as a man who embraced friendship and compassion for his teammates.

Gratitude as Emotion: 4 Challenges to Forgiveness

Does gratitude dissipate when we are angry or sad? And if so, perhaps forgiveness is the bridge between the gratitude of science and the gratitude of emotion.

Texting Tantrums: Young Men Acting As Children Perplex Women

The real problem with texting is that one person controls the self-focused argument. When couples argue face-to-face there is the opportunity to say, “What are you talking about? You’ve got this all wrong.”

Family Reality and Bipolar Research: Today There Is Hope

Although there is some hopeful news on bipolar disorder, author G. D. Spilsbury shows how family became the bridge between research and reality.

17 Tips to September Love and Gratitude

With glorious sunsets and a changing season, September is the time to cultivate gratitude and love.

Young Men and Bad Sex: Women Are Being Shortchanged

Too many smart women are being shortchanged by sexually inadequate and callous men. Can men learn the art of loving just as a seal can learn to balance a ball on its nose?

What is the Future for Baby Boomers and Older Americans?

Since we are not going to live forever, how shall we take control of the future?

Train Your Brain for Gratitude: 3 Minutes a Day for 45 Days

When you train yourself to feel grateful, then happiness flows.

Complimenters and Ghosters: Is There Room in Your Tent?

In a society that lacks the cohesiveness of a tribe, new social connections might remain stuffed in a box.

How to Deal With "Stop, I Don’t Want to Talk About It"

Is there an elephant in your room? Hidden agendas and passive-aggressive behavior can wreak havoc in any relationship.

When Love Is Rejected: 8 Ways to Cope in a Texting World

Love and rejection produce emotions similar to a cocaine-like high. The movie "Sideways" reminds us of how quickly love can come to an end. Here are ways to move forward.

Music and Art Stir Us in a Tweeting World

From the texture of heroic relationships and the emotional back story of young soldiers desperate for companionship, the stage is set for history.

12 Bliss Tips: Love and Gratitude Can Reduce Stress

The 4th of July is a time for celebrating freedom and the world comes aglow with fireworks. It is a good time to rethink ways of freeing yourself from stress, making the time to dream, and practicing gratitude and kindness to find your bliss.

Love Lies: 7 Tips for Relationship Clarity

The biggest risk with having the talk is this -- you may lose. But if you you know there is a problem and avoid solving it, in the end you will lose anyway. Take a chance on saving your relationship

Create a Solitude Space and Find Your Gratitude Voice

If making a space for solitude feels awkward at first, buy yourself a journal and call alone time your gratitude time. Then use the precious moments to yourself to express thanks.

Let Me Be Your Boy-Toy: Age, Ethics, and Sex

Questions to consider when thinking about younger men and older women. Should more senior women be dating younger men? In terms of the age gap, what is appropriate? Why are men dying in the arms of younger women?

How to Turn "If Only" Worries into Positive Alternatives

Making the smallest decision, even during a crises can help restore equilibrium.

A Date With Self: 14 Ways to Find Solitude and Its Benefits

People are often afraid of silence and solitude because it feels too much like loneliness. But there is a vast difference that you come to appreciate once you make a date with yourself.

Rebound Love: 10 Tips for Healing a Heart After a Breakup

Rebound love may be just what you need.

Aging-in-Place May Be a Fountain of Youth Secret

One of the benefits of aging-in-place is good neighborhood gossip -- a reason to stay alive and well is so that you don’t miss out on the next installment.

Synchronicity Can Signal Love Moments or Breakthroughs

Creating the environment that allows for you to aware of how synchronicity and its cousin, serendipity, can enrich your life.

Compassion: Living, Loving, and Dying

Compassion, which we so often show towards strangers, can sometimes take a back seat with those we love. Yet in society today, we need compassion, for those in our homes, in nursing facilities, and in hospitals.

Next of Kin Healthcare Dilemma is Stressful at Any Age

New Yale study is a wake-up call for anyone - singles, same-sex partners, lovers, the elderly - with no healthcare directives in place. In a hospital admission emergency, if no legal documents are in place, those we trust and love may be excluded from decision-making.

Looking for Mr. Right? 16 Questions to Consider

Look at the research on matters of the heart. Answer 16 questions. And if you are describing a past love who has disappointed you, rewrite your love story, and seek out someone who values you.

16 Breaking up Tips and How Journaling Eases Heartbreak

Research tells us that writing about the positive aspects of the relationship has healing value.

A Betrayal Anxiety Quiz for Women in an Unequal Workplace

When limited opportunities for advancement in a workplace exist, women often find themselves competing for the few positions available. Oftentimes, women who have been betrayed by ladder climbing colleagues are then prone to sabotage others.

Women’s Pay Gap: Is it Children, Expectations, or Feminism?

It's time for the power structure of corporate and political America to better accommodate women and their families.

4 Ways to Thwart the Serenity Stealers

Learn the danger signs that affect you when you are in the presence of someone seems to intrude on your peace.

15 Ways to Share Love in the Springtime

Whether it is real or simply a happy time that enlivens us, here are some ways to take advantage of spring fever with someone special in your life.