Well-Being

Looking for volunteer work? You can cuddle newborn babies

Infants experiencing withdrawal from opioid exposure are successfully being treated with volunteer cuddlers in a new 'CALM' program.

When you’re truly lonely there are only two things to do: give up or give in

There are two sides to being alone: one promotes reflection and inner strength, the other isolation and depression—where do you…

10 easy, everyday ways to be more optimistic

Keep your glass half-full with practical advice from doctors, researchers, and optimistic women.

Simple ways to find time for prayer when you’re ‘too busy’

Even if it's sitting in the car for a few minutes before you roll into the garage. It counts.

10 inspiring quotes to celebrate International Women’s Day

Wise words from great women of history that modern women can still find strength in.

Super healthy snacks both kids and moms will love

My kids never fail to drink this seriously tasty smoothie recipe. Plus five fantastic dips.

5 strategies for better quality sleep on fewer hours

A new study shows that moms get less sleep than dads, so check out our tips for making sure every second of those zzz's count.

Learning to ‘let it go’: 12 things everyone should give up

For thirty years, I pushed through life like a determined locomotive. But then the time came to derail, and I embraced it.

Prayer vs. therapy: which one do you need?

It can be hard to know because mental health and spirituality so are closely intertwined. Here, a psychologist untangles the confusion.

Twitter takes: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve given up for Lent?

Fast food, hot showers, and ... complaining about a lack of fast food and hot showers!

2 power-packed fasting recipes

Try these hunger-controlling tips and ideas for Lent, another religious observance, or anytime you want to reduce portions without sacrificing energy.

Tweets of the week: reassuring words about faith & grace

Each week, we scour social media for the most noteworthy reflections on all parts of this flawed, beautiful, challenging life. Here are our current top…

Are you an introvert? How to be confident in social situations

There are 4 types of introverts; how to identify which one you are so you can actually get excited about going to that party.

In defense of skipping the gym

To anyone who feels that exercising at a gym is a lonely, pointless activity, this is for you!

The smartest way to pay off your debt: ‘Snowball’ it

This simple financial strategy, supported by the Harvard Business Review, is an easy and effective way to eliminate your debts.