SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Adaptation

Pain doesn’t have to stand in the way of change. Here are five strategies for a healthier back, including exercise, meditation and stress relief.

Have a Happier, Healthier Back by Friday

Pain doesn’t have to stand in the way of change. Here are five strategies for a healthier back, including exercise, meditation and stress relief.

by Sarah Mahoney

Eating healthy just got easier, if you follow these simple guidelines.

The Processed Food You Ought To Be Eating

Eating healthy just got easier, if you follow these simple guidelines.

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

Five easy ways to limit the chemicals in your life.

Live Cleaner, Eat Cleaner By Friday

Five easy ways to limit the chemicals in your life.

by Sarah Mahoney

How to Learn New Job Skills for Free (or Close to It)

Thinking of Changing Careers?

How to Learn New Job Skills for Free (or Close to It)

by Jean Chatzky

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

Investing for Life Change During the Presidential Campaign

by Allan Roth, AARP

Women who become roommates at midlife are finding their money goes farther and their life gets larger

Sharing a House: The New Wave in Living

Women who become roommates at midlife are finding their money goes farther and their life gets larger

by Sarah Mahoney, AARP

The 4 Good Groups for Brain Health

by Elizabeth Agnvall , AARP

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

The Surprising Way To Boost Your Brain

Here’s a new and important reason you should have more fun in bed.

by Elizabeth Agnvall

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


Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

What To Do When Your Ears Ring

Tinnitis affects 50 million Americans. No reason to suffer in silence.

by Margery D. Rosen

What Everyone Should Know About Age Discrimination

by Carole Fleck, AARP

The benefits of yoga keep piling up, from flexibility to stress relief, and guys are tuning in

Why More and More Men Are Grabbing a Yoga Mat

The benefits of yoga keep piling up, from flexibility to stress relief, and guys are tuning in

by Candy Sagon , AARP

Maybe leaving the world of work isn’t right, but you’d like to dial down. Here’s how the government is making that a possibility.

Retirement or Part-Time: What’s Right For You?

Maybe leaving the world of work isn’t right, but you’d like to dial down. Here’s how the government is making that a possibility.

by Eileen Ambrose

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

You plan and plan and plan for retirement. But what happens when it takes you by surprise?

What To Do If You’re Retiring Unexpectedly

You plan and plan and plan for retirement. But what happens when it takes you by surprise?

by Jean Chatzky ,AARP Magazine

How to Halve Your Sugar — and Eat It Too!

by Sara Altshul

Isolation can be as bad for your health as smoking. Here are 7 things you should know.

Are You Alone Too Much?

Isolation can be as bad for your health as smoking. Here are 7 things you should know.

by Becky Squires

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

How To Excel at Multitasking

New research highlights the power—and risk— of improving your concentration. Use it wisely.

by Sarah Mahoney

Community leaders in Oregon are creating lifelong housing.

A House For the Rest of Your Life

Community leaders in Oregon are creating lifelong housing.

by Bandana Shrestha

Laugh and sighs speak volumes; how our communication skills change as we age.

Conquering Communication: Why a Growl Speaks Louder Than an Angry Word

Laugh and sighs speak volumes; how our communication skills change as we age.

by Sarah Mahoney

What? Who me? Before you protest, run down this checklist and see if it sounds like you

Are You a Difficult Patient?

What? Who me? Before you protest, run down this checklist and see if it sounds like you

by Nissa Simon

What scientists are just beginning to understand about the way we form—and break—habits, from simple actions to addiction.

Making or Breaking a Habit Can Actually Change Your Brain

What scientists are just beginning to understand about the way we form—and break—habits, from simple actions to addiction.

by Sarah Mahoney

Saying yes is the way to live, says the creator of  ”How to Get Away With Murder.”

What Shonda Rhimes Knows About Healthy Eating and a Happy Life

Saying yes is the way to live, says the creator of ”How to Get Away With Murder.”

by Janice Holly Booth

It’s not you, it’s your brain. How to sustain your goals, whether it’s to work out, eat healthy or finally start that side gig you’ve been craving.

Here’s the Solution When You Just Can’t Make Your Goals and Resolutions Stick

It’s not you, it’s your brain. How to sustain your goals, whether it’s to work out, eat healthy or finally start that side gig you’ve been craving.

by Janice Holly Booth

Turns out, focusing on what you love makes all the difference in motivating yourself to achieve your goals.

A Simple Strategy For Following Through Every Time

Turns out, focusing on what you love makes all the difference in motivating yourself to achieve your goals.

by Sarah Mahoney

 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.

 What to eat, what to do, what to take.

7 Ways To Calm a Headache

What to eat, what to do, what to take.

by Nissa Simon

Chasing perfection leads nowhere, but lowering your standards just might get you to your goal.

Why Good Enough Beats Perfectionism Every Time

Chasing perfection leads nowhere, but lowering your standards just might get you to your goal.

by Janice Holly Booth

Do you see getting older as a negative? If so, your brain is at risk. A study shows that encouraging more positive attitudes about aging process might lower Alzheimer’s rate.

The Surprising Health Perk of Not Hating Your Age

Do you see getting older as a negative? If so, your brain is at risk. A study shows that encouraging more positive attitudes about aging process might lower Alzheimer’s rate.

by Sarah Mahoney

A terrifying one in ten Americans will struggle with substance abuse. Here’s how we all can help.

The Dangerous Disorder That Touches Everyone

A terrifying one in ten Americans will struggle with substance abuse. Here’s how we all can help.

by Sarah Mahoney

Why adults’ happiness may be declining, and what we can do to find more joy.

Chasing Happiness’ Sweet Spot

Why adults’ happiness may be declining, and what we can do to find more joy.

by Sarah Mahoney

Understanding the interplay of carbs, proteins and fats is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

The Secret To Eating Right: Know Your Nutrients

Understanding the interplay of carbs, proteins and fats is key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

by Life Reimagined

New research uncovers the connection between stress, age and bouncing back.

Big Stress + Experience = Resilience

New research uncovers the connection between stress, age and bouncing back.

by Sarah Mahoney

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,

Fibromyalgia causes pain and fatigue. But with the right information, people can tame its symptoms.

Do You Suffer From Midlife’s Mysterious Illness?

Fibromyalgia causes pain and fatigue. But with the right information, people can tame its symptoms.

by Sarah Mahoney

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

Cross Weight Gain Off Your Holiday List

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

by Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Terrorism rattles us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

Bouncing Back From Life-Shattering World Events

Terrorism rattles us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

Fear of terrorism rattle us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

Bouncing Back From Life-Shattering World Events

Fear of terrorism rattle us right to our bones. Learn the difference between grief and fear—and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

New research explains how exercise changes our neurons, making it easier for us to handle stress.

The Workout That Makes Your Brain More Resilient

New research explains how exercise changes our neurons, making it easier for us to handle stress.

by Sarah Mahoney

Here’s a reason to stop fighting that you can really embrace: it can keep weight gain and other health problems at bay.

Fighting With Your Spouse Can Make You Fat

Here’s a reason to stop fighting that you can really embrace: it can keep weight gain and other health problems at bay.

by Janice Holly Booth

We’re not all cut out to be minimalists. That doesn’t mean we messy people can’t have a healthier relationship with our stuff.

Yes, You Can Embrace Your Messy Self

We’re not all cut out to be minimalists. That doesn’t mean we messy people can’t have a healthier relationship with our stuff.

by Kara Baskin

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

You Already Know How To Extend Your Life. Here’s How To Make Sure You Do It

A new study confirms that we’re living longer. Now here’s how to live better.

by Sarah Mahoney

New research finds that lowering guidelines may reduce heart attacks and stroke

Blood Pressure: How Low Should You Go?

New research finds that lowering guidelines may reduce heart attacks and stroke

by Sarah Mahoney

New research shows that some vitamin supplements speed tumor growth.

The Supplements That Can Make Cancer Worse

New research shows that some vitamin supplements speed tumor growth.

by Sarah Mahoney

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

Grow Your Empathy To Put Your Marriage Back on Track

Seeing the world through the eyes of a friend provides the fastest path to deeper and more rewarding relationships.

by Janice Holly Booth

A little down dog reduces discomfort, increases energy and boosts your mood.

Yoga Eases Arthritis Pain 20%

A little down dog reduces discomfort, increases energy and boosts your mood.

by Sarah Mahoney

Driving is down and public transportation is up, which is good for our wallets and our communities.

Reimagining How You Get Around

Driving is down and public transportation is up, which is good for our wallets and our communities.

by Jay Walljasper

If you’re dieting and working out but not losing weight, you could be suffering from “sitting disease.” Don’t worry, there is a cure.

When You’re Doing Everything Right and Not Losing Weight

If you’re dieting and working out but not losing weight, you could be suffering from “sitting disease.” Don’t worry, there is a cure.

by Janice Holly Booth

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

Confirmed! Too Little Sleep Can Make You Sick

Lack of sleep translates into four times as many colds, new research says.

by Sarah Mahoney

Will Going Back to School Pay Off for You?

by Sarah Mahoney

 Or does it reflect your life 20 years ago? Updating your house can move your life forward

Does Your House Match Your Life?

Or does it reflect your life 20 years ago? Updating your house can move your life forward

by Sarah Mahoney

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a life coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change. A life coach can help a lot.

10 Top Reasons To Work With a Coach

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change. A life coach can help a lot.

by Rich Feller

New research reveals a link between access to parks and better shut-eye.

Want To Sleep Better? Go Outdoors

New research reveals a link between access to parks and better shut-eye.

by Sarah Mahoney

You may not be able to change your hours at work, or the hours you’re plugged in, but you can change your attitude for the better.

Break Free From Workaholism

You may not be able to change your hours at work, or the hours you’re plugged in, but you can change your attitude for the better.

by Kara Baskin

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

For Heart Health, Spice It Up

A little more seasoning can boost your health in a variety of ways.

by Sarah Mahoney

Learning how to quit the right stuff at the right time helps you get an opportunity to reframe a situation, pursue new dreams, and reinvent yourself.

The Art of Quitting

Learning how to quit the right stuff at the right time helps you get an opportunity to reframe a situation, pursue new dreams, and reinvent yourself.

by Janice Holly Booth

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

 For those trapped in sedentary jobs, help is on the way—and you can hide it under your desk

How To Get Healthier Sitting at Your Desk

For those trapped in sedentary jobs, help is on the way—and you can hide it under your desk

by Sarah Mahoney

  You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change.

10 Top Reasons To Work With a Coach

You don’t have to go solo on that big, scary life change.

by Rich Feller

Just three minutes a day exercising can help you reduce stress, make you more conscious and mindful, and able to make considered choices for your life.

A Simple Exercise To Stop the Stress Cycle

Just three minutes a day exercising can help you reduce stress, make you more conscious and mindful, and able to make considered choices for your life.

by Patricia Moreno

  Chronic pain changes your brain. A little more “om” may fix it

Why You Should Try Yoga For Pain Relief

Chronic pain changes your brain. A little more “om” may fix it

by Sarah Mahoney

Time to switch up your workout: agility workouts can boost your mental abilities, says new research.

An Agile Body Makes an Agile Brain

Time to switch up your workout: agility workouts can boost your mental abilities, says new research.

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

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

When Health Changes Go Too Far

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

by Sarah Mahoney

 Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

Stuck in a Reinvention Rut? Coaching Could Be Your Best Next Step

Check out these 7 ways that a coach could help you reach your goals.

by Janice Holly Booth

Looking to live longer? Make this little healthy change into your daily routine.

This Two-Minute Change Can Boost Your Health

Looking to live longer? Make this little healthy change into your daily routine.

by Sarah Mahoney

Yesterday is history; let us all turn our attention to tomorrow. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Writing Chapter Two

Yesterday is history; let us all turn our attention to tomorrow. From Purple Clover

by Sam Harper

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

Learning To Master Life Change

What emigrating from Cuba at 14 taught me about creativity, and a life well-lived.

by Emilio Estefan

It’s all about perseverance, passion and unswerving focus.

The Power of (True) Grit

It’s all about perseverance, passion and unswerving focus.

by Jeanne McDowell

 How to keep the flame burning bright

5 Things To Know About Sex After 50

How to keep the flame burning bright

by Michael Castleman

Use Your Stress To Be Your Best

by James Kaminsky

How to Assess their Mobility,Security, healthcare and finances

Checklist for Aging Parents

How to Assess their Mobility,Security, healthcare and finances

Psychiatrist Janet Taylor reveals the key things to consider when your last child leaves, drawn from her expertise and her own experience.

How I Feathered My Empty Nest

Psychiatrist Janet Taylor reveals the key things to consider when your last child leaves, drawn from her expertise and her own experience.

by Janice Holly Booth

How one couple reimagined their lives in another country, on a fraction of their previous income

When the Nest Empties, Gambling on Adventure

How one couple reimagined their lives in another country, on a fraction of their previous income

by Janice Holly Booth

 Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

Foods That Can Help You Sleep

Counting your calories and carbs for a more restful night

by Candy Sagon

 Not only do we become more open as we age, it makes our lives better

Trust More, Get Happier

Not only do we become more open as we age, it makes our lives better

by Sarah Mahoney

Should the sun ask where I’ve been lately, you can tell him I’m sticking to the shadows

Confessions of a Fallen Sun Worshiper

Should the sun ask where I’ve been lately, you can tell him I’m sticking to the shadows

by John Stark

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

What a Torn Dress Taught Me

Lighten up and live. Chances are the mishap you’re facing is just an inconvenience, not a catastrophe. Look on the bright side.

by Luci Swindoll

Make the leap from recording data to changing your routine

Can Wearable Tech Build Healthy Habits?

Make the leap from recording data to changing your routine

by Sarah Mahoney

 The right environment can help put you in an expansive state of mind

Is Background Noise Zapping Your Creativity?

The right environment can help put you in an expansive state of mind

by Sarah Mahoney

  Working out isn’t as much fun as it used to be. From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Bouncing Back

Working out isn’t as much fun as it used to be. From Purple Clover

by Alexandra Rosas

 What language analysis can teach us about positive spirit and life change

The World Really Does Look on the Bright Side

What language analysis can teach us about positive spirit and life change

by Sarah Mahoney

Functional fitness mimics real-life movements to make your workout really count. From <em> Purple Clover </em>

The Best Exercise for You

Functional fitness mimics real-life movements to make your workout really count. From Purple Clover

by Debra Witt

Sure, it would be nice to make more money, but many of us are content to dream only about the next step up

Surprise! For Most People, Salary Doesn’t Define Success

Sure, it would be nice to make more money, but many of us are content to dream only about the next step up

by Sarah Mahoney

 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

This intriguing study looked at the toughest case: Can liberals and conservatives change their stripes? See how you can change your mindset.

Can You Really Change Your Mindset?

This intriguing study looked at the toughest case: Can liberals and conservatives change their stripes? See how you can change your mindset.

by Sarah Mahoney

Many people use rebound sex to cope with their loss. Hear some advices on the best way to move forward from a ruptured relationship.

Is Rebound Romance Ever a Good Idea?

Many people use rebound sex to cope with their loss. Hear some advices on the best way to move forward from a ruptured relationship.

by Janice Holly Booth

 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

Researchers say tackling a new tongue refreshes your noggin—even if your language skills stink

Hola! Learning a Language Badly Builds Your Brain

Researchers say tackling a new tongue refreshes your noggin—even if your language skills stink

by Sarah Mahoney

Art is often said to be the most enduring proof of our uniqueness as humans. None of Earth’s other creatures have the ability to conjure such majestic triumphs as the Taj Mahal, the Sistine Chapel or a Beethoven symphony. That’s because creating art requires the ability to envision a reality more promising than the one you’re in. While many of us might not be blessed with a composer’s ear, a painter’s eye or an inventor’s mind, each of us is born with our own unique aesthetic. That aesthetic can help shape the essence of who we are.

Life Crafting: Sculpting Yourself Into a Masterpiece

Art is often said to be the most enduring proof of our uniqueness as humans. None of Earth’s other creatures have the ability to conjure such majestic triumphs as the Taj Mahal, the Sistine Chapel or a Beethoven symphony. That’s because creating art requires the ability to envision a reality more promising than the one you’re in. While many of us might not be blessed with a composer’s ear, a painter’s eye or an inventor’s mind, each of us is born with our own unique aesthetic. That aesthetic can help shape the essence of who we are.

by Janice Holly Booth

College degrees are nice. But the right certificate programs are a faster, cheaper route to switch careers.

Certificates That Can Launch Bright New Careers

College degrees are nice. But the right certificate programs are a faster, cheaper route to switch careers.

by Sarah Mahoney

 At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

Happy People Sleep Better—Until They Don’t

At midlife, there’s a tender balance between what brings joy and what brings ZZZs

by Sarah Mahoney

 These four simple steps will help you pay for your beautiful life plan

The Secret Weapon To Fund the New You

These four simple steps will help you pay for your beautiful life plan

by Sarah Mahoney

What you’re doing just before you create a memory can make that memory easy—or impossible—to retrieve

Remember Like a 20-Year-Old

What you’re doing just before you create a memory can make that memory easy—or impossible—to retrieve

by Sarah Mahoney

Maybe all you need is a good night’s sleep

Feeling Less Than Grateful for Your Partner?

Maybe all you need is a good night’s sleep

by Janice Holly Booth

The author of <em>Good Self, Bad Self</em> says ego is one of seven traits that can break (or make) you. Once you screw up, apologize fast—and mean it.

Judy Smith Gets Down With Her Bad Self

The author of Good Self, Bad Self says ego is one of seven traits that can break (or make) you. Once you screw up, apologize fast—and mean it.

by Janice Holly Booth

 As we age, seeing the glass half full increases resilience

How Optimism Conquers Stress

As we age, seeing the glass half full increases resilience

by Sarah Mahoney

 One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

Head Off That Hassle

One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

by Sarah Mahoney

Disabled Sports USA gave Kirk Bauer renewed hope after he lost a leg in Vietnam. He returned the favor by being the organization’s Executive Director for the past 31 years.

A Life of Possibilities

Disabled Sports USA gave Kirk Bauer renewed hope after he lost a leg in Vietnam. He returned the favor by being the organization’s Executive Director for the past 31 years.

 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

Outsize expectations can stop you in your tracks, so think progress, not perfection

Why Perfectionism Is the Enemy of Change

Outsize expectations can stop you in your tracks, so think progress, not perfection

by Sarah Mahoney

Try this 5-step plan to make shyness work for you

Do You Dread Speaking Up in Meetings?

Try this 5-step plan to make shyness work for you

by Kara Baskin

 Try these 5 mood-lifters to make you happier in your workspace

Windowless Office? Look on the Bright Side

Try these 5 mood-lifters to make you happier in your workspace

by Kara Baskin

As we age, our brains are better able to see the big picture and the heart of the matter too

The Hidden Power of the Experienced Mind

As we age, our brains are better able to see the big picture and the heart of the matter too

by Rick Bowers

When Athletes Retire

by Vern Smith

 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

 Tribulations and triumphs of living the dream—playing in a rock and roll band. From <em> Purple Clover </em>

Woodstock, One More Time With Feeling

Tribulations and triumphs of living the dream—playing in a rock and roll band. From Purple Clover

by Matt Rees

 And the very good reason why you shouldn’t even try

Why You Can’t Stop Talking With Your Hands

And the very good reason why you shouldn’t even try

by Janice Holly Booth

No, the glow isn’t gone. All you need is the right to rekindle

5 Myths About Sex and Aging

No, the glow isn’t gone. All you need is the right to rekindle

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Check out this list of best and worst states for a life well lived, from <em> The Fiscal Times</em>

Ever Dream of Living in a New Place?

Check out this list of best and worst states for a life well lived, from The Fiscal Times

by John Grgurich

Conventional wisdom would assume all four of these securities were on the ash heap of economic history

The Fiscal Times reports,A Quartet of Not-Dead-Yet Stocks That Will Surprise You

Conventional wisdom would assume all four of these securities were on the ash heap of economic history

by Suzanne McGee

Five women and men let loose on their career-changing partners

News Flash! What Your Spouse Really Thinks of Your Career

Five women and men let loose on their career-changing partners

by Kara Baskin

 You’ve worked hard to be perfect. Maybe that’s why you’re so miserable

How Letting Go of Perfection Can Bring you Bliss

You’ve worked hard to be perfect. Maybe that’s why you’re so miserable

by Janice Holly Booth

Whether you want a promotion or more time with your spouse, former FBI chief hostage negotiator Gary Noesner reveals how to get to <em>yes</em>

How to Always Get Your Way: Secrets from an FBI Hostage Negotiator

Whether you want a promotion or more time with your spouse, former FBI chief hostage negotiator Gary Noesner reveals how to get to yes

Use Your Stress To Be Your Best

by James Kaminsky

She’s no supermodel. She isn’t an ingénue. So after decades in tiny roles, how did Margo Martindale become one of the hottest actresses in Hollywood?

Waiting for Stardom

She’s no supermodel. She isn’t an ingénue. So after decades in tiny roles, how did Margo Martindale become one of the hottest actresses in Hollywood?

by Mary Murphy

What Michael Phelps Can Learn From 10 Retired Athletes Who Returned to Sports

Encore Athletes

What Michael Phelps Can Learn From 10 Retired Athletes Who Returned to Sports

by Austin O’Connor

We have no secrets, as a new wave of smart devices tell us how to eat less, brush better, sleep soundly and defend ourselves.

How Smart Is Your Fork?

We have no secrets, as a new wave of smart devices tell us how to eat less, brush better, sleep soundly and defend ourselves.

by James A. Martin

As March Madness begins, here’s what you can learn from the legendary coach and his remarkable turnaround

Hoops Dreamer: Larry Brown Rides Again

As March Madness begins, here’s what you can learn from the legendary coach and his remarkable turnaround

by Austin O’Connor

The star of ”The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” opens up about midlife crises, owning up to failure and living in a Jimmy Buffett song.

Ben Stiller on Embracing Your Inner Walter Mitty

The star of ”The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” opens up about midlife crises, owning up to failure and living in a Jimmy Buffett song.

by Nancy Perry Graham

Can you really have it all? These celluloid classics serve up some surprising solutions to some age-old dilemmas

What Movies Teach Us About Work-Life Balance

Can you really have it all? These celluloid classics serve up some surprising solutions to some age-old dilemmas

by Fred Cohn

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

How changing your definition of luck might bring you more of it.

The Vocabulary of Luck

How changing your definition of luck might bring you more of it.

by Janice Holly Booth

How do pro football players reimagine themselves after the stadium lights dim? Here’s what some former stars have learned.

Rules of post-NFL life that Brady and Manning should think about now

How do pro football players reimagine themselves after the stadium lights dim? Here’s what some former stars have learned.

by James Kaminsky

After surviving a heart transplant, Lorelei Hill has no fear of the unknown. “You just wrap your head around it. It’s about learning to trust yourself.”

There’s a First Time for Everything

After surviving a heart transplant, Lorelei Hill has no fear of the unknown. “You just wrap your head around it. It’s about learning to trust yourself.”

by Gail Belsky

Use Your Stress To Be Your Best

by James Kaminsky

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

Discover Possibilities: Embrace The Beginners’ Mindset

See how trying new experiences can open up a world of fresh possibilities.

by Kate Ebner

Ditch the Stilettos! Throw out the vitamins! Oh, and get a dog. Those are just a few of the trailblazing oncologist’s rules for disease-free living in his new book

Dr. David Agus & his Obsessive Quest for a Longer Life

Ditch the Stilettos! Throw out the vitamins! Oh, and get a dog. Those are just a few of the trailblazing oncologist’s rules for disease-free living in his new book

by Tom Teicholz