social support

Healthy Living
When something goes wrong, it’s tempting to write the whole day off as “bad.” But the ceiling of your day’s potential lies
Religion
If you want to be a good ally to your Muslim friend this year, there’s no better time to start than during Ramadan.
Parents
By Jenn Director Knudsen For many parents, the truth is hard to admit: Adolescents begin to rely less and less upon the adults
Religion
The temptations to skip church on Sunday morning are many, from sleeping in to getting an early start on mowing the lawn
Wellness
The challenges of being poor are greater than we generally appreciate. Poverty requires both social and personal commitment to live longer and prosper.
Impact
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Business
Andrew Sobel, author of Power Relationships, believes that if you want to connect with someone you should find a way to help
Impact
Be conscious in the present and concern yourself with the happiness of the pursuit rather than the pursuit of the happiness. Do things from the spiritual heart -- remove your animalistic qualities and save yourself and many of us.
Religion
Clergy who serve flocks that support them in their times of need and let their pastors know how much they mean to them are much more likely to be satisfied in their ministry and have a higher quality of life, according to a new study.
GPS for the Soul
Why do I apologize so much? In what ways do I minimize myself and my efforts? And the big one, of course: How seriously do I take myself?
Religion
As the secular culture marches on in its acceptance of pornography, one group of Americans is not finding it as easy to adapt, research indicates. The widespread access to graphic sexual images may be particularly damaging to religious individuals.
Post 50
Once you start browsing for ideas on Pinterest, you may find yourself more absorbed than you bargained for, in pins that lead to other pins. You can easily spend the time you intended to spend on a project instead looking for more projects. Although browsing is free, that time and energy you've put into it is not.
Impact
It's been 15 years since I learned that I had Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, a set of blood cancers, which, as they say, can be managed but not cured. When I received this devastating news, I thought that my relatively short life would soon be over.
Wellness
Here's a little 7-step diagnostic to help you figure out why your resolutions aren't working - and tips to put you on the right track to an enjoyable and prosperous year.
Religion
Religious communities can provide important sources of social support. Personal faith can provide solace and a sense of hope to men and women who endure constant stress and may have experienced traumatic events.
Women
Explore why you may feel uncomfortable around "typical" women, by thinking about your childhood and likely, in particular, your mom. Then, find things you like to do, meet women at them, psych yourself up to ask for their contact info, and then contact them and hang out.