loved one

How will you react when a loved one tells you they are a furry? 

The number of furries is growing. Exact numbers are hard to quantify; going purely by numbers of convention attendees, they’re expanding steadily …

A weekend comments thread for a mid-week Valentine's Day

This weekend and the next will be filled with hearts and flowers for a lot of people because Valentine's Day hits in the middle of the week. It's …

Android News

Last-Minute Valentine’s Gifts You Still Have Time to Order

It feels like Christmas was just yesterday, but now February 14 is right around the corner. If Valentine’s Day arrived faster than you expected this …

Shopping

How to recover photos from a deceased loved one's Android phone

Death is hard to cope with. Wakes and funerals bring a flood of memories — good and bad. Naturally, you may want to look back on photos of those old …

Android News

How to Help Your Older Loved One Feel Less Lonely

<i>(This article appeared previously on Caring.com.)</i><p>Here’s an all-too-common scenario: An older adult in your life is becoming increasingly isolated, …

Loneliness

When Should You Update Your Will or Trust?

By creating an estate plan, you have already taken the first step to protect yourself and your family. It is crucial, however, to ensure that your …

Retirement

How To Find New Joy In The Holidays When They Remind You Of A Lost Loved One

It's important to remind yourself that intense grief is temporary, and it shouldn't stop you from redefining the meaning of joy this holiday …

Happiness

How to Help Someone in Grief This Holiday Season

This is the time of year when grief tends to whistle loudest. Other times of the year, grief is more sublime, but this month the bereaved are keenly …

Maria Shriver

The 9 Best 5-Year Anniversary Gifts to Buy in 2018

A five-year anniversary is a big milestone and one that you should fully celebrate. Once you’ve got the perfect date night planned, it’s time to plan …

Shopping

What You Can Do About Bullying in Assisted Living

A few years ago, a former co-worker got a call informing her that her grandmother had been in a fight. She had punched another resident at her …

Empathy

Notes from your Neighbors

Thanks to David and Mark for sending from 17th and Massachusetts Ave, NW.<i>Ed. Note: D.C. plates.</i> Also, the only thing more stressful than moving is …

Washington D.C.

8 Gifts Your Loved One With Chronic Illness Really Wants

This time of year we are all thinking about what those around us want, but we should be thinking about it all year around. Last week I posted my …

Alcohol Awareness Week: How To Help A Loved One You Think Is Drinking Too Much

'Alcohol seems to play a much more central role in our lives than many of us feel comfortable with.'<p>For many of us, drinking alcohol is part and …

Lifestyle (UK)

The Perfect Holiday Presents For Every TV Fanatic You Know

As the days start getting colder and night starts arriving earlier, there's only one true refuge: television. What's better than the warmth of your …

TV

11 Genuinely Helpful Gifts to Get Someone Going Through Chemotherapy

Cancer can be terrifying, exhausting, and isolating—and so can chemotherapy. So, if you have a loved one who is going through chemo, it’s …

Cancer

The Best Flower Delivery Services for Every Occasion

No wilted arrivals here.<p>1 of 10<p>ProFlowers<p>ProFlowers<p>Known for its "fresh-from-the-field" flowers, ProFlowers also offers plants and gourmet goods. …

Flowers

RCMP hope DNA database could provide break in Septic Sam cold case

Septic Tank Sam lies in an unmarked grave in an Edmonton cemetery, his identity no less a mystery than when his tortured body was pulled from a rural …

Canadian News

Tips on Caring for a Loved One With MS

When you think of a caregiver, you may imagine a partner tenderly holding the hand of his or her loved one, or an adult warmly assisting a parent …

Prodependence: Moving Beyond Codependency

Dot is the wife of an alcoholic. When she and her husband met and married, she knew that he drank, but she didn't know how much, because he kept much …

Relationships

Packers Ask Fans To Link Arms During Anthem, Shift Focus From Diversity To "UNI-versity"

Behold, another move to co-opt a crude outline of Colin Kaepernick’s protest, divorce it of any meaning or purpose, and cash it in for a branding …

Sports

The Other Side

Esquire Magazine, publication date 12/10<p>One of the toughest realities of life is the inevitability of its end. For many, life has already been …

Quantum Theory

What Is Mother! About?

Here’s a question: Should you go see <i>Mother!</i>, the new, polarizing, bearshit-insane film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer …

Signs Someone You Love Is At Risk For Self-Harm — And Exactly What You Can Do To Help

Each year, more than 44,000 Americans die by suicide. For teens—the population I work with—suicide is the second leading cause of death. My focus, …

Happiness

Balancing a Career With the Needs of an Aging Family Member

Any woman with a career knows how challenging it can be on its own, without the added stress of being a caregiver to an aging family member. Our …

Medicine

Your stars today

<b>WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2017</b><p>ARIES March 21-April 20 ***<p>Under the influence of Venus and Saturn, it’s time to ground your fiery physical energy, focus …

Astronomy

​6 Things You Can Do If You Think A Loved One Is Suicidal

Don't be afraid to talk to them about it.<p>There’s no getting around it: Suicide is terrible. Unfortunately, it happens—and way too often. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and for every completed suicide, there are 25 …

Mental Health

Best Fitness Gifts 2017

Stock up the best fitness products to support your friends and loved ones who are committed to getting or staying active. From basics like stellar …

Shopping

Best Gift Baskets 2017

Gift baskets are perfect for when you can't settle on just one product for a loved one. Expertly packaged, full of goodies, and tailored to taste, …

Gifts That Give Back 2017

Let your holiday gifts do double-duty this year: Wow and impress your loved ones, and also give to people in need. From helping people in rural …

Shopping

8 original ways to propose

WEDDING INSPIRATION<p><b>With a message on a biscuit, drawn in the sand, or written in a cup, we take a look at 7 original ways of proposing to your loved</b> …

Weddings