Claudia Murphy

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The Secret Strength of Sadness

What are the experiences that the teachings of the Buddha are founded on? They are sadness, love, and openness. Although they appear to be quite …

Spirituality

29 Cold Appetizers for Your Next Get-Together

Cool, crispy, creamy, crunchy…these cold appetizers go perfectly with casual get-togethers.<p>Shrimp Tartlets<p>Fill mini tart shells with a cream cheese …

3 Strength Moves You Probably Aren't Doing—But Should Be

These powerful strength exercises target often-overlooked muscle groups in your lower body and core.<p>You're probably already incorporating strength …

Teens, Their Technology, and Slow Parenting

Teenagers are deeply attached to their technology, and parents complaining won’t change that one bit. So since you have to live with it, we say use …

Parenting

Tips for Parenting Teens: 5 Big Mistakes Parents Make When Teens Lie

For the past two weeks we have been exploring teenagers and lying. We have looked at the developmental progression of lying behavior and the complex …

Parenting

Busting 5 Myths About Why It’s OK to Spend Less Time with Teens

Laurence Steinberg, one of the country’s foremost experts on puberty, often likens adolescents to cars with powerful accelerators and weak brakes. …

4 Tips to Get Your Teenager to do Chores

Getting your teenagers to do chores can seem almost impossible, especially in the summer when they are less supervised and less structured. We hear …

Parenting

Think you know your teen? Don’t let appearances fool you…

There are stories trending right now on parenting sites from parents whose teen committed suicide, or has been arrested on assault charges, or is …

Parenting

Raising Resilient Teens

I have a burr under my saddle about the latest reports of teens who can’t make their own decisions, stress out when they get to college, and have no …

Parenting

3 things to do everyday to connect with your teenager…

There is no real fighting in the house. He does his chores, mostly. Grades are fine. She’s reasonable polite with your friends. He’ll even sit and …

Parenting

A Psychiatrist Who Survived The Holocaust Explains Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in Vienna, was arrested and transported to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents.<p>Three years later, when his camp was liberated, most of his family, including his pregnant wife, had perished — but he, …

Happiness

Attachment to Detachment: Q&A with Amma

13 Jan 2017, Amritapuri Ashram Beach MeditationAmma gathered with the devotees on the beach for meditation. The gentle rumbling of waves and cool, …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Baking

28 DIY Snack Bars And Bites That You Can Eat On The Go

Keep these on hand and you'll never skip breakfast again.

Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.<p>Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service called "Get Transcript." It's an easy way to …

Identity Theft

21 Quinoa Salad Recipes to Try This Spring

<i>Here are 21 healthy quinoa salad recipes that are perfect for Spring – allergy-friendly, gluten-free + vegan recipes included!</i><p>Happy Spring!<p>Today is …

Healthy Eating