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Learn the secret of using mantras to form healthy habits, from life balance to controlling your temper.

Use Power Words to Build Healthy Habits

Learn the secret of using mantras to form healthy habits, from life balance to controlling your temper.

by Sarah Mahoney

Here’s how much exercise you need to counter the risks of being sedentary.

Don’t Fall Prey to Couch Potato Syndrome

Here’s how much exercise you need to counter the risks of being sedentary.

by Susan Mahoney

You’re a great catch, but nobody has reeled you in? Check the brag factor of your dating profile. Humble sells better.

The Fatal Mistake Smart People Make on Their Online Dating Profiles

You’re a great catch, but nobody has reeled you in? Check the brag factor of your dating profile. Humble sells better.

by Janice Holly Booth

A daily walking program can improve your health, boost your social life and even increase creativity.

Walk Your Way to a Better Life

A daily walking program can improve your health, boost your social life and even increase creativity.

by Jay Walljasper

Amid all the changing advice, think moderation, Mediterranean

Good Fats, Bad Fats?

Amid all the changing advice, think moderation, Mediterranean

by Austin O’Connor

Healthy eating, mindfulness, “me time”—five easy steps to bring your out-of-whack world back to center.

Find Better Life Balance by Friday

Healthy eating, mindfulness, “me time”—five easy steps to bring your out-of-whack world back to center.

by Sarah Mahoney

Three approaches to downsizing your emotional clutter once and for all

Think Decluttering Your Home Is Hard? Try Organizing Your Emotions

Three approaches to downsizing your emotional clutter once and for all

by Janice Holly Booth

Little shifts, like eating more fruit or starting an exercise plan, can yield big results.

Two Small Changes That Will Make You Much Happier

Little shifts, like eating more fruit or starting an exercise plan, can yield big results.

by Sarah Mahoney

How a 30-minute exercise routine can slow down the aging process.

Stretch Your Body, Stretch Your Lifespan

How a 30-minute exercise routine can slow down the aging process.

by Fred Cohn

If you change your relationship with water using one simple rule, you can improve your health and possibly lose weight.

How Much Water Should You Drink?

If you change your relationship with water using one simple rule, you can improve your health and possibly lose weight.

by Sarah Mahoney

Easy Ways to Add Exercise to Your Life

How to Get Fit Without Joining the Gym

Easy Ways to Add Exercise to Your Life

by AARP

Check out these 5 things to do, and 7 things to stop doing.

How To Make Your Brain Healthier

Check out these 5 things to do, and 7 things to stop doing.

by Elizabeth Agnvall , AARP

Think you know all about CDs? Bet you don’t know about this one.

Make Your Cash Grow on Hand

Think you know all about CDs? Bet you don’t know about this one.

by Allan Roth

Changing little by little—no big, scary leap—is the best way to live life to the fullest.

Act: Start Living Your Life With Purpose and Joy

Changing little by little—no big, scary leap—is the best way to live life to the fullest.

by Rich Feller

And just as important—what not to say.

What To Say When Your Friend Loses a Job

And just as important—what not to say.

by Aaron Crowe, AARP

Owing money isn’t always a mistake; do it right to max out your credit rating.

Put Debt To Work for You

Owing money isn’t always a mistake; do it right to max out your credit rating.

by Jane Bryant Quinn, AARP Bulletin

As you work toward achieving your goals, you have to give something to get something, but that doesn’t mean you have to take a loss.

Repack: How Changing Habits Leads You to a Better Life

As you work toward achieving your goals, you have to give something to get something, but that doesn’t mean you have to take a loss.

by Rich Feller

Follow these seven guidelines to reduce your odds of dying from colon cancer by more than 50 percent.

Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Follow these seven guidelines to reduce your odds of dying from colon cancer by more than 50 percent.

by Candy Sagon , AARP

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

How a Health Savings Account Can Fatten Your Nest Egg

Used smartly, this tax-free tool won’t just pay for medical bills—it can supplement your retirement.

by Jean Chatzky

How Diagnosing Yourself Online Can Hurt Your Health

Are You a Cyberchondriac?

How Diagnosing Yourself Online Can Hurt Your Health

by Sara Altshul

Try these communication secrets from the experts on romance.

3 Ways To Get Closer To Your Partner

Try these communication secrets from the experts on romance.

by Dr Pepper Schwartz

Scan this list to be sure you’re not making yourself a target for hacking.

Are You Using One of the 25 Worst Passwords of all Time?

Scan this list to be sure you’re not making yourself a target for hacking.

by Eileen Ambrose, AARP

Learn from three midlifers who got resourceful to deal with arthritis, back pain, digestive disorders—even overweight.

Yes, You Can Reimagine Your Health

Learn from three midlifers who got resourceful to deal with arthritis, back pain, digestive disorders—even overweight.

by Sarah Mahoney, AARP Bulletin

Reduce the risk of falling victim to fraud.

7 Ways To Scamproof Yourself

Reduce the risk of falling victim to fraud.

by Sid Kirchheimer , AARP

Go ahead, get in touch with your sensual side, and have more fun in bed.

6 Ways To Improve Your Sex Life

Go ahead, get in touch with your sensual side, and have more fun in bed.

by Dr Pepper Schwartz

Choice is the building block of self-confidence and mental toughness; once you have it, you’re invincible.

Put Choice in Your Corner, and You’ll Never Hate Making Decisions Again

Choice is the building block of self-confidence and mental toughness; once you have it, you’re invincible.

by Janice Holly Booth

Yes, even faking a power pose can give you decision-making super powers.

Afraid To Make a Choice? Time To Don Your Superhero Cape

Yes, even faking a power pose can give you decision-making super powers.

by Janice Holly Booth

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

How To Land Great Jobs That Are Never Advertised

Eight out of 10 positions are filled through networking; there’s never been a better time to brush up your people skills

by AARP Foundation

Some games are running fraudulent background programs. Here’s how to beware

Don’t Fall Prey To Mobile Phone Hijacking

Some games are running fraudulent background programs. Here’s how to beware

by Sid Kirchheimer

Social media can be a powerful force for good, a brand-burnisher and a friendship aid, but it’s one relationship where you must be the boss.

How To Take a Social Media Time-Out To Get Your Creative Groove Back

Social media can be a powerful force for good, a brand-burnisher and a friendship aid, but it’s one relationship where you must be the boss.

by Kara Baskin

Gratitude is linked to better marriages, so try a little kindness.

Two Little Words That Can Make A Happy Marriage

Gratitude is linked to better marriages, so try a little kindness.

by Janice Holly Booth

 If you’re experiencing forgetfulness or confusion, check your medicine cabinet.

Caution! These 10 Drugs Can Cause Memory Loss

If you’re experiencing forgetfulness or confusion, check your medicine cabinet.

by Dr. Armon B. Neel, Jr.

Here are four ideas to keep treasured mementos close to your heart and still de-clutter.

The One Thing Never To Throw Away When You’re Downsizing

Here are four ideas to keep treasured mementos close to your heart and still de-clutter.

by Janice Holly Booth

New storage tools, new sites make it easier to finally, happily simplify your life.

New Sharing Services Let You Downsize Without Pain

New storage tools, new sites make it easier to finally, happily simplify your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

Here’s how to add creativity, passion and enthusiasm without turning your work life upside down.

Yes, You Can Balance a Creative Life With a Job That Pays the Bills

Here’s how to add creativity, passion and enthusiasm without turning your work life upside down.

by Kara Baskin

Benefit yourself and others by volunteering outside. If you remember these 6 things, you’ll find the right place to spend your time in service in the great outdoors.

To Get the Health Benefits of Being Outdoors, Volunteer

Benefit yourself and others by volunteering outside. If you remember these 6 things, you’ll find the right place to spend your time in service in the great outdoors.

by Kara Baskin

Experts are arguing about the latest dietary guidelines; understanding the issues can make you healthier

The Only Things You Need To Know About the New Dietary Guidelines

Experts are arguing about the latest dietary guidelines; understanding the issues can make you healthier

by Sarah Mahoney

Consider these sources of funding to make your hometown a better place to live

Livable Communities Are Attracting Foundation Grants

Consider these sources of funding to make your hometown a better place to live

by Nancy LeaMond

How to Be Happy

by Logan Ward

Amid the chaos of life, carving out a peaceful, contemplative place and creating quiet time will calm you down and bring up inner peace.

Why Silence Is Good For You

Amid the chaos of life, carving out a peaceful, contemplative place and creating quiet time will calm you down and bring up inner peace.

by Janice Holly Booth

How to spice up a long-term marriage.

Have More Fun in Bed

How to spice up a long-term marriage.

by Pamela Redmond Satran

Get your skills up-to-date with temp work, part-time work or by volunteering or going back to school.

4 Ways To Shorten Your Job Search

Get your skills up-to-date with temp work, part-time work or by volunteering or going back to school.

by AARP Foundation

If you’ve been putting it off, here’s what to know about the effectiveness of this season’s inoculation.

Flu Shot: Better Late Than Never!

If you’ve been putting it off, here’s what to know about the effectiveness of this season’s inoculation.

by Candy Sagon,

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

When Health Advice Flip-Flops

Coffee’s bad for you. No, it’s good! How to stay well in the face of seesawing health advice.

by Sarah Mahoney

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

Make TeleHealth Technology Work For You

Seeing doctors via technology can keep you healthy while saving you money.

by Sarah Mahoney

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

For Better or Worse. Also For Sleep

Smart ways to sleep better, just for couples.

by Kara Baskin

Ever dreamed of playing an instrument? If you’re open to new experiences, you may be more musical than you think.

New Test Reveals Your Untapped Musical Talent

Ever dreamed of playing an instrument? If you’re open to new experiences, you may be more musical than you think.

by Janice Holly Booth

Want to do a lot of good, not just a little? Ask yourself these key questions.

Effective Altruism: Philanthropy’s New Frontier

Want to do a lot of good, not just a little? Ask yourself these key questions.

by Kara Baskin

 No need to exercise long and hard; just 15 minutes a day can lengthen your life.

The 15 Minutes A Day Plan For a Longer Life

No need to exercise long and hard; just 15 minutes a day can lengthen your life.

by Candy Sagon

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

Press Pause on Stress To Smooth Out a Monster Day

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

by Kara Baskin

Social-media buddies inspire us to exercise long and strong.

Need New Motivation To Exercise? It’s a Click Away

Social-media buddies inspire us to exercise long and strong.

by Sarah Mahoney

A new program from the Surgeon General will make American communities more walker-friendly

How Walkable Is Your City?

A new program from the Surgeon General will make American communities more walker-friendly

by Jay Walljasper

No drama, no big commitment—and you still boost your health and lengthen your life.

Hide 30 Minutes of Walking in Your Busy Day

No drama, no big commitment—and you still boost your health and lengthen your life.

by Sarah Mahoney

From Netflix to Hulu Plus, the online and mobile options for streaming video are multiplying

Do You Really Need a TV?

From Netflix to Hulu Plus, the online and mobile options for streaming video are multiplying

by Austin O’Connor

Will Going Back to School Pay Off for You?

by Sarah Mahoney

Blood pressure is too high for nearly one in three Americans, and new technology shows damage this can cause in the brain.

Do You Know Your Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is too high for nearly one in three Americans, and new technology shows damage this can cause in the brain.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Looking for the courage to change your life? Read on.

My Trans-Atlantic Leap of Faith

Looking for the courage to change your life? Read on.

by Kara Baskin

 Want to make a difference? Maybe it’s time to run for public office.

On This Year’s Ballot: You

Want to make a difference? Maybe it’s time to run for public office.

by Sarah Mahoney

Why do we let success make us more risk averse?

A Smarter Way To Fail

Why do we let success make us more risk averse?

by Sarah Mahoney

Losing both of his legs couldn’t stop Warren MacDonald from moving forward, once he recognized his purpose in life

Purpose Turns a Double Amputee Into a Mountain Climber

Losing both of his legs couldn’t stop Warren MacDonald from moving forward, once he recognized his purpose in life

by Janice Holly Booth

From doing the books to keeping your mind in the game, these web-based services can help you run your career.

7 Great Online Tools for Freelancers

From doing the books to keeping your mind in the game, these web-based services can help you run your career.

by Kara Baskin

Behavior expert B.J. Fogg says the secret to create healthy habits is to think very, very small.

The Best Way To Build Healthy Habits

Behavior expert B.J. Fogg says the secret to create healthy habits is to think very, very small.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Change is uncomfortable. Here’s how to push past defeatist feelings and follow through to achieve what you really want

The Life-Affirming Power of “Yes, and…”

Change is uncomfortable. Here’s how to push past defeatist feelings and follow through to achieve what you really want

by Patricia Moreno

What culling my library taught me about literature and life

Giving Away My Books: A Lesson in Unpacking

What culling my library taught me about literature and life

by Sarah Mahoney

Best-selling author Ben Michaelis reveals how to transform your work attitude.

Write Down Your Values and Live By 3 Lists

Best-selling author Ben Michaelis reveals how to transform your work attitude.

by Kara Baskin

  These changes in exercise and diet could help bring your numbers down.

What You Can Do To Lower Your Blood Pressure

These changes in exercise and diet could help bring your numbers down.

by Candy Sagon

To be effective—and sustainable—diet rules have to mesh with your life.

Weight-Loss Guidelines That Really Work

To be effective—and sustainable—diet rules have to mesh with your life.

by John Whyte, M.D.,

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

Dominique Wilkins: “ How I Stay Healthy With Diabetes.”

The NBA star reveals his top 7 health tips

by Mike Zimmerman

How waiting for the “right moment” can make you lose out on an important life change.

Is Perfect Timing A Big Fat Myth?

How waiting for the “right moment” can make you lose out on an important life change.

by Sarah Mahoney

Use a new study’s scary news as a springboard to make these 4 positive changes.

Why Age 45 Is a Magic Moment for Your Health

Use a new study’s scary news as a springboard to make these 4 positive changes.

by Sarah Mahoney

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

5 Things You Should Expect From Your Coach

Find out what to expect from a professional coach and three things you should be doing yourself.

by Janice Holly Booth

 New programmable pals and pets can help ease loneliness and keep us all better connected.

What To Do When Your Parents Are Lonely

New programmable pals and pets can help ease loneliness and keep us all better connected.

by Janice Holly Booth

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

Want To Finally Quit Smoking for Good?

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

by Sarah Mahoney

It’s not how much protein you eat, it’s when you consume it that counts.

New Guideline for Protein and Weight Loss

It’s not how much protein you eat, it’s when you consume it that counts.

by Sarah Mahoney

By boosting your creativity and cementing your connection with other creatures, a trip to the zoo can inspire healthy life change

Take a Walk on Your Wild Side

By boosting your creativity and cementing your connection with other creatures, a trip to the zoo can inspire healthy life change

by Sarah Mahoney

You can speed up transitions by envisioning them in smaller units of time

Think of Change in Days, Not Years

You can speed up transitions by envisioning them in smaller units of time

by Sarah Mahoney

A new study underlines the importance of putting food out of sight to lose weight

Break Out of the See-Food, Eat-Food Rut

A new study underlines the importance of putting food out of sight to lose weight

by Sarah Mahoney

One man’s quest to make his neighborhood healthy shows the power of a grass-roots social movement. Ready to start one too?

The Healing Power of a Shared Garden

One man’s quest to make his neighborhood healthy shows the power of a grass-roots social movement. Ready to start one too?

by Janice Holly Booth

How to Assess their Mobility,Security, healthcare and finances

Checklist for Aging Parents

How to Assess their Mobility,Security, healthcare and finances

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

How Your Honey Can Keep You Fit Forever

Couples play an important role in ensuring each other’s fitness, as new research reveals.

by Janice Holly Booth

 Confidence can flag at any point in a career. Here’s how to get your mojo back

What To Do When You Question Yourself

Confidence can flag at any point in a career. Here’s how to get your mojo back

by Kara Baskin

  Believe it or not, it began ”To whom it may concern.” From ”Purple Clover”

The Dating Profile That Brought Me Love

Believe it or not, it began ”To whom it may concern.” From ”Purple Clover”

by Larry Carlat

Why do we treat ourselves in a way we would never treat our friends?

Putting Compassion Where It Really Counts

Why do we treat ourselves in a way we would never treat our friends?

by Janice Holly Booth

Saying yes is hard, but it points the way to a bigger, fuller life

For a More Meaningful Life, Nix the No

Saying yes is hard, but it points the way to a bigger, fuller life

by Janice Holly Booth

 You need purpose; the business you’re launching does too

What To Consider When Writing Your Mission Statement

You need purpose; the business you’re launching does too

by Kara Baskin

How to Quadruple Your Energy

by Fred Cohn

Clever new ways to use a trusty old tool

The List That Can Make You a Better Friend

Clever new ways to use a trusty old tool

by Janice Holly Booth

 Understanding what matters most to you can power your health transformation

Make Healthy Changes Stick

Understanding what matters most to you can power your health transformation

by Sarah Mahoney

How to turn a job offer into the role you crave—right where you already work

4 Rules for Landing a Great Counteroffer

How to turn a job offer into the role you crave—right where you already work

by Kara Barkin

By now, you’ve figured out how good helping others can feel. New research shows how to intensify that glow

Get More From Giving

By now, you’ve figured out how good helping others can feel. New research shows how to intensify that glow

by Sarah Mahoney

And yes, you can make a living doing the thing that brings you joy. Try these ways to create your life.

Creating a Life That Matters

And yes, you can make a living doing the thing that brings you joy. Try these ways to create your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

Want to drop some weight? Put your money where your mouth is. Learn how to make healthy habits stick.

The Surprising Way To Make Healthy Changes Stick

Want to drop some weight? Put your money where your mouth is. Learn how to make healthy habits stick.

by Sarah Mahoney

The secret to walking away. For good.

He’s So Wrong For Me. Why Can’t I Leave?

The secret to walking away. For good.

by Janice Holly Booth

 What bonobos know about spirit and life change

Why Play Matters—Especially If You’ve Been an Adult for Decades

What bonobos know about spirit and life change

by Sarah Mahoney

  When you’ve been together a long time, a burst of sexual freedom can be tempting

Could Your Marriage Benefit From A Hall Pass?

When you’ve been together a long time, a burst of sexual freedom can be tempting

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Michael Castleman,

 There are no bad choices, just people who can’t decide

A New Way to Approach Change

There are no bad choices, just people who can’t decide

by Sarah Mahoney

Pep up love’s official day with these inspired twists on old traditions

Reimagine Valentine’s Day

Pep up love’s official day with these inspired twists on old traditions

by Janice Holly Booth

A simple practice can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and keep your brain younger

How Mindfulness Can Build Your Brain

A simple practice can reduce stress, lower blood pressure and keep your brain younger

by Michael Haederle

 How the next generation of computing is changing the world of wellness

Meet Watson, Your New Doctor

How the next generation of computing is changing the world of wellness

by Sarah Mahoney

 With promotions tougher than ever to secure, a new title can be vital in showing progress—and making you like your job again

Why You Should Lobby For a Power Title

With promotions tougher than ever to secure, a new title can be vital in showing progress—and making you like your job again

by Kara Baskin

 Your creativity will soar, even if you’re on a treadmill facing a blank wall

Want Better Ideas? Take a Walk

Your creativity will soar, even if you’re on a treadmill facing a blank wall

by Sarah Mahoney

Changing the timing of night snacks may alter your metabolism

To Drop Pounds, Reset Your Eating Clock

Changing the timing of night snacks may alter your metabolism

by Sarah Mahoney

Expressing gratitude paves the way for longer, stronger relationships

The Little Word That Opens Doors

Expressing gratitude paves the way for longer, stronger relationships

by Sarah Mahoney

Yes, you can retrain your taste buds—to wean you from sugars and salt, From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Learn to Crave Healthy Foods

Yes, you can retrain your taste buds—to wean you from sugars and salt, From Purple Clover

by Debra Witt

Three victory stories we all can learn from

How I Outmaneuvered My Boss from Hell

Three victory stories we all can learn from

by Douglas Quenqua

Check out our checklist for your happiest year yet

10 Relationship Mistakes To Quit Making in 2015

Check out our checklist for your happiest year yet

by Janice Holly Booth

 New research suggests an answer that may surprise you

Which Stresses You More: Work or Home?

New research suggests an answer that may surprise you

by Sarah Mahoney

 3 U.S. veterans transform a painful past into a promising future

Finding Redemption in Vietnam

3 U.S. veterans transform a painful past into a promising future

Consider these 5 ways that dating can propel you forward

Broken Up Over a Breakup?

Consider these 5 ways that dating can propel you forward

by Janice Holly Booth

 Reframe your worst fear by figuring out what opportunities it offers

The Upside of Getting Fired

Reframe your worst fear by figuring out what opportunities it offers

by Kara Baskin

It’s not just about too many things—tackle the underlying issues to transform your relationship with your stuff

Take the Clutter Cure by Transforming Your Relationship with Stuff

It’s not just about too many things—tackle the underlying issues to transform your relationship with your stuff

by Gwen Moran

You can learn to think positively without being delusional. Here’s how.

The Path to Transformation Starts by Becoming an Optimist

You can learn to think positively without being delusional. Here’s how.

by Gwen Moran

  Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

Too Busy To Reimagine Your Life?

Here’s the secret to freeing your schedule for what really matters

by Sarah Mahoney

Some dreams were better left unrealized—and then there’s the one that shouldn’t have gotten away. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Living My Childhood Dreams

Some dreams were better left unrealized—and then there’s the one that shouldn’t have gotten away. From Purple Clover

by Helene Kirschbaum

 These 5 steps can minimize stress and maximize productivity

Start the Morning Right

These 5 steps can minimize stress and maximize productivity

by Kara Baskin

How fear—and our own egos—are turning us into No-Vacation Nation

Do You Suffer From Vacation Deprivation?

How fear—and our own egos—are turning us into No-Vacation Nation

by Sarah Mahoney

New research shows just a little mindfulness provides a quick pay-off. Go ahead, try it for just three days

The Fastest Track To Less Stress

New research shows just a little mindfulness provides a quick pay-off. Go ahead, try it for just three days

by Sarah Mahoney

Surprisingly, in many cases the answer is yes. Here’s why.

Should You Admit That You Were Fired?

Surprisingly, in many cases the answer is yes. Here’s why.

by Susan Crandell

We hear you. But you still need to make time--it’s that important to your career. Here’s how to network when you’re working too hard already.

”I’m Too Busy to Network!”

We hear you. But you still need to make time--it’s that important to your career. Here’s how to network when you’re working too hard already.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Don’t neglect your job search just because of the holiday slow-down. Companies are still hiring—here’s how to keep yourself at the top of their list.

Make Your Wait Time Count

Don’t neglect your job search just because of the holiday slow-down. Companies are still hiring—here’s how to keep yourself at the top of their list.

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine

A hot real estate market makes a good environment for motivated sellers to bypass a listing agent—but they need to do their homework reports <em>The Fiscal Times</em>

The Time’s Right for a DIY Home Sale

A hot real estate market makes a good environment for motivated sellers to bypass a listing agent—but they need to do their homework reports The Fiscal Times

by Erik Sherman

Plus 4 surefire ways to simplify

Learn to Recognize How Less Equals Success

Plus 4 surefire ways to simplify

by Kate Ashford

 Five steps to a sane, successful reimagination

Change Your Life Without Losing Your Mind

Five steps to a sane, successful reimagination

by Sara Altshul

Every decision boils down to the same two options: yes or no. Here’s what really holds us back.

Fence Sitting: Why We Do It, How To Stop

Every decision boils down to the same two options: yes or no. Here’s what really holds us back.

by Pamela Mitchell

Lifestyle adjustments can operate like compound interest—just put this joy multiplier in place to achieve your goals in life.

How Small Life Goals Can Add up to Big Ones

Lifestyle adjustments can operate like compound interest—just put this joy multiplier in place to achieve your goals in life.

by Pam Mitchell

Change is often necessary but rarely easy and can be even more challenging in the public eye

Amazing Celeb Transformations with Lessons for All

Change is often necessary but rarely easy and can be even more challenging in the public eye

by Gwen Moran

For peripheral friends—that book club acquaintance who wants to grab drinks, the guy from your gym who wants to discuss business ideas—avoidance is acceptable.

Exit Strategies for a Friendship Gone Stale

For peripheral friends—that book club acquaintance who wants to grab drinks, the guy from your gym who wants to discuss business ideas—avoidance is acceptable.

by Kara Baskin

“It dawned on me again while making 42 that I love my work. That’s a good feeling to have after all these years,”

Harrison Ford Falls in Love With Acting – Again

“It dawned on me again while making 42 that I love my work. That’s a good feeling to have after all these years,”

by Cindy Pearlman

 After surviving cancer, Terri Wingham recharged her life by volunteering abroad. Now she’s helping others to grow, heal and serve others on an audacious adventure in India

Searching for Hope and Adventure in India

After surviving cancer, Terri Wingham recharged her life by volunteering abroad. Now she’s helping others to grow, heal and serve others on an audacious adventure in India

by Ken Budd

Five tips to help you discover whether your path to your future should start with a resolution or a fully-formed plan

Part 2: With Resolutions What Comes First: The Goal or the Game Plan?

Five tips to help you discover whether your path to your future should start with a resolution or a fully-formed plan

by Gwen Moran

Those who take risks to step outside their comfort zones often find richer lives and more nourished spirits.

The Art of Taking Risks

Those who take risks to step outside their comfort zones often find richer lives and more nourished spirits.

by Brooke Foster

Hurricane Sandy and physical injury were no match for Jacki’s resolve and the support of her family and friends.

Part 4: 50-Year-Old Jacki Munzel Speed Skates the Comeback Trail to the Olympic Trials

Hurricane Sandy and physical injury were no match for Jacki’s resolve and the support of her family and friends.

by Lorenzo Benet

To mark the 50th anniversary of their first date, Norman Gaines and Lydia Ruth took a luxury train trip through the Canadian Rockies.

Accomplished Something Special? Celebrate With a Trip

To mark the 50th anniversary of their first date, Norman Gaines and Lydia Ruth took a luxury train trip through the Canadian Rockies.

by Sarah Mahoney

8 confrontation-free ways to cope with a supervisor who expects you to always be on the clock

Finding Work–Life Balance When Your Boss Wants 24/7 Attention

8 confrontation-free ways to cope with a supervisor who expects you to always be on the clock

by Gwen Moran

How letting go of past hurts can bring a better—and healthier—future

Learning to Forgive

How letting go of past hurts can bring a better—and healthier—future

by Janice Holly Booth

You don’t have to give up running toward the new life you want. Even if it’s just an afternoon a month, find time to plan and move forward.

Ask Coach Pamela: When Life Says No To Your Dream

You don’t have to give up running toward the new life you want. Even if it’s just an afternoon a month, find time to plan and move forward.

by Pamela Mitchell

Luck, when viewed in the rearview mirror, often changes

Was It Luck? Maybe, Maybe Not

Luck, when viewed in the rearview mirror, often changes

by Carol Wolper

Your work/life balance can be just as out-of-whack in your 50s as your 30s. The cure? Manage your energy and focus, not your time.

Ask Coach Pamela: “My Job Is Eating My Life”

Your work/life balance can be just as out-of-whack in your 50s as your 30s. The cure? Manage your energy and focus, not your time.

by Pamela Mitchell

What are the strange things that scare famous people the most? Their surprising answers may help you face your fears.

How Celebrities Face Their Worst Fears

What are the strange things that scare famous people the most? Their surprising answers may help you face your fears.

by Fred Cohn

“Genetics play a significant role, but recent research finds environmental factors and emotions greatly influence risk-taking behavior.” Learn to be brave and courageous with these strategies.

Yes, You Can Teach Yourself To Be Brave

“Genetics play a significant role, but recent research finds environmental factors and emotions greatly influence risk-taking behavior.” Learn to be brave and courageous with these strategies.

by Teresa Dumain

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

What, Me Worry? Never Again

The fears that grip us are like telemarketers who interrupt our dinner The next time worry calls, learn not to answer the phone.

by Sarah Mahoney

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

Embracing the Power of Positivity

Hilary Tindle’s book “Up” provides a roadmap for anyone searching for a healthier perspective — and a reason to smile.

by Dr. Hilary Tindle

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from <em>Purple Clover</em>

Eating Well at Midlife: Feeding the Body,Mind and Soul

How the foods you choose affect you inside out, from Purple Clover