Adopting a Pet--Cats and DogsIf you've been thinking about adding a cuddly new cat or dog to your household, take some time to think about what type of pet will best suit you, your family and your lifestyle.
Balancing Work and HomeTo keep the scales of work and life balanced, you must be organized. This means you must not only organize your stuff, but also your time.
Break the Cycle of Repeated Accidents
Curb Emotional EatingWhen you find yourself seeking out food to comfort you, you are eating in response to your emotions, rather than to hunger.
Developing Super Self-ConfidenceTo accomplish a specific goal -- whether, for example, you’re vying for a new position at work, training for a bike race or preparing to move to a new community -- a sense of self-efficacy can help.
Female Athlete Triad: An Unhealthy ConditionThe triad is made up of these factors: disordered eating, disrupted menstrual cycles (missing three or more periods in a row) and osteoporosis (low bone mass).
Fill Your Calendar for Better HealthJust as you plan a financial portfolio, it's good to develop a social portfolio as you age.
For a Senior Adventure, Get on the BusBus trips include everything from day trips to world-class art museums to shopping ventures to cross-country treks.
For Older Adults: Address Your StressSome stress is inevitable, but as you grow older, the key is to minimize stress while maximizing happiness and enjoyment.
For Seniors: Welcome to the World of the WebThe Internet is a great way to stay connected. Older adults can use it to send messages, keep in touch with family, learn new things or be entertained.
Get Support to Beat Bad HabitsWhether you are just beginning to think about changing a habit, or you have already started but have hit a rough spot, family and friends can help.
Help! My 9-Year-Old Wants to Dress SexyWith so many mall shops offering sexy styles for the youngest girls, some parents wonder whether their daughters are risking sexual harassment for the sake of fashion.
How Hobbies Help Your HealthThat hobby you've been toying with could be your prescription for a healthier, more satisfying life.
How to Juggle Home Life and Work LifeNo matter how energetic you may be, stretching yourself to the limit every day puts your health and happiness at risk.
How to Make Love Last ForeverKeeping your primary relationship healthy, positive, supportive and together isn’t easy. But it can be done.
It's Time for Boomers to Face the FactsEven though boomers are rewriting the script for aging, they can't stop the clock. Age brings many changes, and boomers must change with it.
It's Time to Bench Bad BehaviorExperts say you should look at your child as a kid who happens to be playing sports, and not as an athlete who happens to be a kid.
Life After Loss: Walking the Path to WholenessWhatever the nature of your loss, active grieving can help you get through the following months and years.
Manage Your Emotions at Work There's nothing wrong with feeling a particular emotion. At work, though, you want to be cautious in how you express it.
Mastering the Principles of Positive ThinkingYou can learn to think positively, and doing so can lead to greater self-confidence, more respect for others and achievement of your goals.
Over 65, Busy Lives Aren’t Generally Lonely LivesLoneliness is one of the most formidable obstacles to health and quality of life for the nearly 35 million Americans 65 or older. Unfortunately, recognizing this enemy isn't as easy as we might think.
Retired? It's Time to Join the ClubNow that you've retired, what are you going to do with all that spare time?
Seniors Can Maximize Happiness by Minimizing ClutterIt's tough to enjoy the golden years among bundles of old newspapers, stacks of store receipts and collections of used margarine tubs. You're also at higher risk for falls and fires.
Sidetrack Your StressNo matter the source of your stress, it can produce physical, mental, and emotional symptoms that can affect any part of the body.
Smoking: Truth and ConsequencesWhen you smoke, toxins are carried by your blood to every organ in your body. At the same time, the carbon monoxide in cigarette smoke keeps red blood cells from carrying as much oxygen as normal.
Staying Involved Adds Fun to AgeResearch suggests the more physically and mentally active you are, the fewer discomforts and disabilities you may face as you get older.
Treating Generalized AnxietyYou may suffer from generalized anxiety disorder if you go through the day worried, tense or anxious about your family, health or work, even when you know there are no signs of trouble.
What's the Meaning of Money?How you deal with money depends a lot on your upbringing and cultural influences, which may leave you unhappy with the way you handle it.
When Kids Want to Buy, Buy, BuyDon't argue about cost. Do talk with your children about money management and media messages.
Working Mom? Aim for Less StressIn the United States, 78 percent of all mothers with kids ages 6 to 17 work in paid jobs. Most—including married working moms—also are responsible for child care and housework.