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How to Manage Your Anger

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Anger is a normal, natural feeling. And despite its bad rap, anger can be a good thing. It can prompt us to speak out against unfairness or mistreatment. The trick is knowing how and when to effectively express this emotion.

Helping the Body and Mind Recover from a Chemical Dependency

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When you restore your physical and mental self, you will get more of your life back, chemical-free. Read on for information on how you or a loved one can make a full recovery.

Simplify Your Life

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Keeping personal items, work, and events organized is key to living a balanced and productive life. By organizing effectively, you will be better able to prioritize and plan, leaving more time to do the things that are important to you.

Balancing Your Two Lives (Home and Work)

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Among the essential ingredients of a balanced life are meaningful activity, physical and mental health, satisfying relationships and peace of mind. To achieve that balance, you must successfully juggle the demands of your work, personal life, family and relationships.

Ability to Concentrate Isn’t What It Used to Be?

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Concentration is vital in some professions. Even in our everyday lives, though, we all need to concentrate -- to avoid traffic accidents, to get the job finished, to remember important information.

Quick Start Resolutions for the New Year

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Resolving to lead a healthier lifestyle is a good way to begin the New Year. But don’t despair if you still haven’t confirmed your New Year’s Resolutions; there’s still plenty of time to choose a better path for the year ahead.

12 Ways to Keep The Holidays Stress Free

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The anxiety of having too much to do in too little time, the pressure of unrealistic expectations and the tendency to overeat and overspend can easily overshadow holiday happiness.

Stop the Cycle of Violence

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As domestic violence awareness has increased, it has become evident that abuse can occur within a number of relationships. The laws in many states cover incidents of violence occurring between married couples, as well as abuse of elders by family members, abuse between roommates, dating couples and those in lesbian and gay relationships.

Take the Alcohol Quiz

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Nearly 14 million people in the United States -- 1 in every 13 adults -- abuse alcohol or are alcoholic. How much do you know about alcohol use and abuse? Find out by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Caring for Aging Parents

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As more Americans live longer, millions of middle-aged adults find themselves caring for their aging parents. It’s not an easy task, especially for those with children still living at home.

Depression: Understanding the Disorder

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Unlike “the blues,” which tend to clear up in a few days, depression frequently is both prolonged and recurring. It can’t be ignored, and it can’t be joked or whistled away.

Mastering the Principles of Positive Thought

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You can learn to think positively, and doing so can lead to greater self-confidence, more respect for others and achievement of your goals.

Don’t Let Anxiety Control Your Life

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Anxiety is familiar to everyone due to the many stresses and complexities of modern life. But about 25 percent of US adults have a serious problem with anxiety at some time in their lives.

Domestic Violence

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It’s not easy to end any relationship, whether abuse is involved or not. However, if you or someone you know is currently experiencing or have experienced abuse in an intimate relationship, support is available.

Start Some Healthful Holiday Traditions

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The month of December can produce extra stress, a breakdown in healthy eating habits, even depression. But you and your family can adopt some new traditions that may help relieve the season’s stress and make your holidays healthy and happy.

Win With Civility

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Win With Civility – Overcoming Communication Obstacles.
Here are some common communication barriers and ways to overcome them.

Pick Social Influences That Are Positive

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Pick Social Influences That Are Positive – You can cultivate self–control by studying those who have it.
You're more likely to lose weight if your friends are losing too. Want to quit smoking? You'll have a better chance if you associate with quitters. And you'll be a better worker if you admire a person with a great work ethic.

Have You Heard? How to Stop Office Gossip

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Have You Heard? How to Stop Office Gossip
If you've been the victim of office gossip, you know it can be both cruel and destructive. Such malicious gossip has shattered many people's lives and careers.

How to Stay Positive in Life in Difficult Times

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How to Stay Positive in Life in Difficult Times
A negative outlook can set in whether it's caused by a stressful event, a job situation or by too much routine.

Helping the Sandwich Generation

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Helping the Sandwich Generation
Do you feel squeezed between the demands of caring for young children and tending to your aging parents? Are you neglecting your own needs for personal time because too many people place demands on you? If so, you can consider yourself a member of the “Sandwich Generation, Generation,” a term used to describe working adults who bear caretaking responsibilities for both young and old family members.