SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Values

How to handle your finances the second time around

Getting Married Again?

How to handle your finances the second time around

by Jane Bryant Quinn, AARP Bulletin

Finding your “why” matters more than finding your “how,” whether you’re seeking your first career at 22—or your third at 42.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Purpose

Finding your “why” matters more than finding your “how,” whether you’re seeking your first career at 22—or your third at 42.

by Sarah Mahoney

What Everyone Should Know About Age Discrimination

by Carole Fleck, AARP

There are two key questions you need to answer as you start the decision making to reimagine your life.

Are You Saying Yes—Really Saying Yes—To Growth?

There are two key questions you need to answer as you start the decision making to reimagine your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

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

A roadmap to your true calling begins with one small action you take toward happiness.

The First Step To Find Your Purpose Is Amazingly Mighty, Surprisingly Small

A roadmap to your true calling begins with one small action you take toward happiness.

by Sarah Mahoney

Research shows the more value we put on our time, the greater our happiness becomes.

If You Crave Joy, More Time Trumps More Money

Research shows the more value we put on our time, the greater our happiness becomes.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Here are the big questions you and your honey need to address to get calmer about your finances.

Fights About Money Are on the Rise

Here are the big questions you and your honey need to address to get calmer about your finances.

by Joe Kita

How to think smart and burnish your brand while doing good work.

Strategic Philanthropy Can Help Your Business Grow

How to think smart and burnish your brand while doing good work.

by Kara Baskin

Ditch the filters, prize authenticity and stay fluid and look within. Here’s how.

4 Ways To Transform Yourself Into a Brand That Compels

Ditch the filters, prize authenticity and stay fluid and look within. Here’s how.

by Kara Baskin

Helping others is a long-term gig, not a one-show-only appearance. Here’s how to do it right.

7 Guidelines the Best Mentors Know and Follow

Helping others is a long-term gig, not a one-show-only appearance. Here’s how to do it right.

by Kara Baskin

Peer to peer lending sites are allowing more and more people to succeed in crowdfunding campaigns with the help of crowd funders who believe in their projects. Could yours be one of them?

How to Crowdfund Your Dream

Peer to peer lending sites are allowing more and more people to succeed in crowdfunding campaigns with the help of crowd funders who believe in their projects. Could yours be one of them?

by Jean Chatzky with Walecia Konrad

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

These days more and more people are volunteering their unique talents and passions to make life better for folks all over the globe. You can too.

Skills-Based Volunteering: Do What You Love and Change the World

These days more and more people are volunteering their unique talents and passions to make life better for folks all over the globe. You can too.

by Jean Chatzky

Have an urge to empower others? When you mentor a teen, you both benefit big-time.

Make a Difference in Two Lives When You Have Just a Little Time

Have an urge to empower others? When you mentor a teen, you both benefit big-time.

by Janice Holly Booth

Giving your time is a great thing; giving it with purpose is a game changer, for the nonprofit and for you.

How To Volunteer With Purpose

Giving your time is a great thing; giving it with purpose is a game changer, for the nonprofit and for you.

by Kara Baskin

Giving to others can help you discover your purpose in life.

How Money Can Buy You Meaning

Giving to others can help you discover your purpose in life.

by Janice Holly Booth

 It’s a proven fact that helping others makes you happy too.

The Road To Happiness Begins With Giving

It’s a proven fact that helping others makes you happy too.

by Janice Holly Booth

When Hurricane Sandy disrupts plans for a 60th birthday splurge, two friends forego a spa vacation in Tuscany for mold and mildew abatement in New York’s outer boroughs. The experience opens their eyes to the power of purpose.

Birthday Girls For Good

When Hurricane Sandy disrupts plans for a 60th birthday splurge, two friends forego a spa vacation in Tuscany for mold and mildew abatement in New York’s outer boroughs. The experience opens their eyes to the power of purpose.

by Logan Ward

  How to find work that nourishes you and just might make you a better person.

A Simple Guide To Living Your Values at Work

How to find work that nourishes you and just might make you a better person.

by Kara Baskin

 How to void the transaction, not the relationship

Do Your Kids Treat You Like Their Personal ATM?

How to void the transaction, not the relationship

by Janice Holly Booth

 Green lighting the green-eyed monster can lead to growth…if you’re careful

The Upside of Jealousy

Green lighting the green-eyed monster can lead to growth…if you’re careful

by Janice Holly Booth

 Surprisingly, it’s not how many times someone uses “I” in a sentence

The True Mark of a Narcissist

Surprisingly, it’s not how many times someone uses “I” in a sentence

by Sarah Mahoney

It is  a lesson in joy that I learned early from my mom - the benefits of laughter.

Laugh a Lot

It is a lesson in joy that I learned early from my mom - the benefits of laughter.

by Patsy Clairmont

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

New insights about decision-making reveal who is likely to cooperate

Will You Thrive on a Team?

New insights about decision-making reveal who is likely to cooperate

by Sarah Mahoney

 5 steps to making the right decision about giving back

Are You Cut Out for a Hero Job?

5 steps to making the right decision about giving back

by Kara Baskin

Surprisingly, the heft of your bank account may hint at your morality

What’s Your Ethics IQ?

Surprisingly, the heft of your bank account may hint at your morality

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,

On this issue, men and women achieve equality. Finally, we want the same things when finding a mate

What We Prize Most in a Mate

On this issue, men and women achieve equality. Finally, we want the same things when finding a mate

by Janice Holly Booth

 Why being humble is no longer getting a bad rap

Humility: Lifelong Learning’s Secret Sauce

Why being humble is no longer getting a bad rap

by Sarah Mahoney

Why even those little fibs can hurt your relationship

Lying To Your Mate—Is It Ever OK?

Why even those little fibs can hurt your relationship

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Sure, they want sex. But they like friendship too

The Bad Rap Men Always Get About Sex

Sure, they want sex. But they like friendship too

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

His dad Gregory Peck was Hollywood royalty. His documentary filmmaking career was taking off. So why did Stephen Peck ditch the cameras to help out veterans?

Call to Duty

His dad Gregory Peck was Hollywood royalty. His documentary filmmaking career was taking off. So why did Stephen Peck ditch the cameras to help out veterans?

by Irene Lacher

First-date sex turns out to be an exuberant experience. Who knew?

Sex Without Strings

First-date sex turns out to be an exuberant experience. Who knew?

by Monique Ruffin

 Changing the way you spend money can breed happiness

Try It, You’ll Like It! Frugality Feels Fantastic

Changing the way you spend money can breed happiness

by Sarah Mahoney

If you give in the right way (the guideline couldn’t be simpler), your happiness will soar

Why Giving Gives Us Purpose

If you give in the right way (the guideline couldn’t be simpler), your happiness will soar

by Janice Holly Booth

Midlifers are hooking up at increasing rates. Is “friends with benefits” for you?

Casual Sex is Trending

Midlifers are hooking up at increasing rates. Is “friends with benefits” for you?

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

The point is to thrive, not just survive the adolescent years

Yes, You Can Have a Better Relationship With Your Teen

The point is to thrive, not just survive the adolescent years

by Janice Holly Booth

The greatest goals ripple out into your life. Chances are, they are not about money.

Creating a fulfilling legacy

The greatest goals ripple out into your life. Chances are, they are not about money.

by Pamela Mitchell

 Proposed regulation may blunt the strength of digital currencies, reports <em>The Fiscal Times</em>

Bitcoins at Risk

Proposed regulation may blunt the strength of digital currencies, reports The Fiscal Times

by Claire Davidson

 Learning how to keep a confidence gives people confidence in you

Build Trust and Confidence: Keep That Secret

Learning how to keep a confidence gives people confidence in you

by Janice Holly Booth

 Approval is lovely, but believing in yourself is the secret

Why (and When) You Shouldn’t Care What Others Think

Approval is lovely, but believing in yourself is the secret

by Renita T. Kalhorn

Reimagined “Once upon a time” flicks offer big time insight into our current lives

What We Can Learn from Maleficent and other Fairy Tales

Reimagined “Once upon a time” flicks offer big time insight into our current lives

by Austin O’Connor

Even if your hometown was a terrible fit, try seeing it anew, through adult eyes. Go back to your hometown to move forward in life.

Your Hometown: Going Back To Move Forward

Even if your hometown was a terrible fit, try seeing it anew, through adult eyes. Go back to your hometown to move forward in life.

by James A. Martin

This special dog with special needs refused to give up. So did his owner

You Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down

This special dog with special needs refused to give up. So did his owner

by Janice Holly Booth

His role in Dallas Buyers Club won him an Oscar. But changing diapers and chasing kids are the real-deal reward.

How Matt McConaughey Saved His Career and Changed his Life

His role in Dallas Buyers Club won him an Oscar. But changing diapers and chasing kids are the real-deal reward.

by Cindy Pearlman

Be alert to conversations at the holidays, whether it’s a family meal or an office event. Pick up on encounters that could point you to a happier future.

Makin’ Change: The Holiday Made Me Do It

Be alert to conversations at the holidays, whether it’s a family meal or an office event. Pick up on encounters that could point you to a happier future.

by Larry Dobrow

More small businesses fail than succeed. Leaving a good job to launch one takes courage and grit.

The Bravest Thing I Ever Did

More small businesses fail than succeed. Leaving a good job to launch one takes courage and grit.

by Elizabeth MacBride

How to give in less time than it takes to trim a tree

Helping Others Is Easy While Holding onto Your Personal Time

How to give in less time than it takes to trim a tree

by by Ken Budd