Relationships & Family

Whenever you're feeling disconnected, isolated, or driftless, you can cultivate a feeling of being at home in your family, your community, and the universe at large by practicing a simple qigong exercise called “Awaken Awareness." ...

Omega: You write about men and women’s fears of intimacy. What’s at the root of it and how can we address it?

Erica: At the root of our fear is that we don’t want to be hurt. When you open yourself to...

Abbott and Costello. Laverne and Shirley. Kirk and Spock. Bert and Ernie. Thelma and Louise. Chandler and Joey. Harry and Hermione.

These iconic fictional friendships, depending on our age, hold special places in our memories. Whether...

The saying “the best things in life are free” can easily be forgotten when it comes to giving gifts and expressing love to people in our life.

The pressure to give expensive gifts has become part of our cultural fabric, but there are...

Mirroring and reflective listening are two ways to develop a better rapport with friends, coworkers, and family members.

Whether you are looking for simple ways to ease conflicts when emotions are running high, or just want the...

You’ve probably heard that kids today spend far less time outdoors than they did two decades ago—it's probably true for you, too.

According to studies, American kids spend ...

“My boss just doesn't appreciate me,” is a common complaint heard in many offices across the country.

Recent research from Gallup...

Have you ever perused The Daily Puppy during a stressful day at work? Have you ever felt that if someone just gave you a hug everything would be better? 

Your instincts are...

Open Secret

Learn the alchemy
true human beings know.
The moment you accept
what troubles you've been given,
the door will open.
—Rumi

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