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Why I Will Never Tell My Son To “Man Up”

When our boy was a toddler his emotional outbursts only received quick glances. Now that my five-year-old has officially entered boyhood, his crying Read...
Tonilyn Hornung    |   04.1.19   |   SHARE
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Do You Regret Having Kids? You're Not Alone. 

Almost every one of the people who told me they regret having kids (either now or at some point) said that they felt terrible for feeling that way. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.15.18   |   SHARE
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Image Credit: Netflix Queer Eye Reboot

Netflix's Queer Eye Reboot Is Redefining Masculinity

Queer Eye reboot endeavors to quash toxic masculinity and show men that exhibiting emotions and practicing self-care are valid and natural Read...
Liz Hew    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
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Whether you want them to or not, whether you're ready or not, chapters come to a close.

It's OK To Be Sad And Happy At The Same Time

It's ok to be sad and happy at the same time. I think that’s the beauty of life — how unpredictable it is and how adaptable we are as humans. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
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I’m An Exhausted Empath!

What’s Not Said: I’m An Exhausted Empath

If you’re an empath, you probably easily absorb the emotions of others and need time alone to decompress. If you're like me you're one exhausted Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
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So, let’s clear something up right now: You have a right to feel your feelings. Full stop.

Feel Your Feelings And Don't Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise

Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
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 I feel passionately that empathy is the medicine the world needs right now.

The Science Behind Empathy And Being An Empath

Five scientific studies on the phenomenon of how empathy works. Read...
Judith Orloff of Your Tango    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
Minds
There’s been nearly nothing easy about raising that child of mine, of course. But there was an element of simplicity to the task in those early days that I’ll always miss.

Parenting Amidst Great Swells Of Emotion - Separation Anxiety Is Mine

...[O]ur very responsibility is to equip them with everything they need before we shove them out of the nest and watch their wings spread far and Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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