Posts tagged "support"

Science Says Hugging Keeps You Healthy!

Something I didn’t realize or appreciate until I got older is how intentional my parents were about being a big hugging family when I was growing up, because most of the adults who raised them as kids were not. I guess they had the right idea, because a recent Carnegie Mellon study found that hugging helps keep us healthy! More specifically, feeling…

By: Claire Hannum / March 20, 2015

4 Essential Ways To Support A Friend Going Through A Hard Time

As the saying goes, when it rains, it pours. The last few weeks have been pretty hard for me. An immediate family member is in the hospital; while they aren’t in mortal danger, the situation is messy and as their power of attorney, I’m having to juggle my emotional stress with a legal responsibility that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 15, 2011

Girl Talk: Forget Sisters, It’s My Brother Who Keeps Me Sane

When we were kids, my younger brother Greg drove me bonkers. His favorite activity was lying like a corpse on my bed while I screamed, “GET OUT, GET OUT, GET OUT!” until I finally dragged him into the hallway. He also liked hiding, then jumping out and scaring me. He wailed like a cat i…

By: Angela Tung / November 26, 2010

Let Love Call The Shots

Soap operas love drama with a cheesy soundtrack, but unfortunately, there’s a small chorus of haters for As The World Turns. This season the show has broken ground with their two new characters, Luke and Noah, a committed gay couple. Okay, so they’ve kissed three times on screen and they’re already moving i…

By: Simcha / April 30, 2008