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Are You An Emotional Eater? 7 Ways To Tell [EXPERT]
Do you love food too much?
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Are You An Emotional Eater? 7 Ways To Tell

How many times have you caught yourself using the word binge ... or telling yourself that you should have not eaten that? Do you plop down in front of the TV and grab, well, whatever you grab every time you plop in front of the TV? Do you groan when you think about last night's 11 p.m. pizza or look at a strange assortment of items in the refrigerator? All of these scenarios have one thing in common: a nagging feeling or at least a little cringe inside, about not being your best self when it comes to food. So, how do we know when our eating is emotional eating instead of normal hunger for nutrition? Here are seven ways to tell.

Depression: Caused By Chemicals Or Your Own Behavior? [EXPERT]
Depression doesn't just happen.
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Depression: Caused By Chemicals Or Your Own Behavior?

The common belief when it comes to depression is that it is something over which we have no control. Things happen, and we have no choice but to become depressed. Some have argued it's a disease with brain chemistry out of whack and others believe there may be a genetic predisposition. I have a different theory based on my work with clients; my study of the legendary work of Dr. William Glasser and the subsequent development of my own process, called InsideOut Empowerment™.

Love Ryan Gosling? 3 Ways Your Man Can Be More Like Him [EXPERT]
Do you wish your man was more like Ryan Gosling?
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Love Ryan Gosling? 3 Ways Your Man Can Be More Like Him

A video was recently released basically proving that Ryan Gosling was, in fact, born this way. The clip depicts Ryan dancing with his sister at a talent show and smirking at the camera. It is almost as if he was destined to be "that guy" — you know, the one women want to be with and men want to be.

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Are you still focused on the past? Which way will you be taking your marriage?
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'Why—After 30 Years Of Marriage—The Best Is Yet To Come'

My lovely wife and I will be celebrating 30 years of marriage this week. We are continually amazed at how each year finds us closer and more in love than the year before, and although it is hard to imagine, we both feel that the best years of our marriage are yet to come. That's how I think it should be. Sadly, I often see marriage portrayed as all downhill after the honeymoon. So is less sex, more fights, poorer communication and drifting apart really the inevitable? With a nod to the movie 'Date Night,' is it really just a matter of time before couples settle for becoming just "excellent roommates?" I say no!

Don't Panic! 7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety [EXPERT]
Don't be alarmed.
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Don't Panic! 7 Ways To Overcome Anxiety

There is always something on TV to scare us. Hysterical articles in the media sell papers and attract eyeballs to websites, but usually exaggerate facts. If you listen without evaluating what you're being told, it's easy to become frightened. There's a reason why I don't usually waste time and energy on panic and drama.

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Do you have a thin friend who thinks she's heavy?
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Body Image: Help! My Skinny Friend Thinks She's Fat

If you have a friend whose physique you envy, but all she seems to do is talk badly about her body, it can be pretty tempting to shake her and scream "What's wrong with you?!" Unfortunately, we all know, that's unlikely to help. In this video, therapist, health coach and YourTango Expert Kris Henderson offers her best advice about how to be supportive to your friend who suffers from low self-esteem.

This is a BFD
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This is a BFD

By now you’ve probably read and heard a lot about how to have an amazing new year. Is it possible that you really need to read another one? YES. Why? Not only because this article is different. Very different. But also, because whatever you are wanting to happen in 2012 you very likely wanted to have happen, at least some version of it in 2011. And so this is where we start.