Relationships

Practical tips on how to build and foster healthy relationships with your friends, family and loved ones.

My Cousin Gave Me Her Kidney—And Saved My Life

With my kidneys failing and an interminable waiting list for an organ donation, my situation was dire—until I received the ultimate gift.

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17 Etiquette Rules We Should Never Have Abandoned

Good manners evolve, but they never go out of style. If you're skipping these social niceties, your manners may need...


7 Things You Should Never Say at a Funeral

Struggling to find the right words to convey sympathy at a funeral? Even the most well-intentioned comments can come across...


10 Things You Should Never Post on Social Media During the Holidays

While some celebrations are exciting for your online pals to share in, other events are better kept within your family...


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The Best Things to Do on Christmas Day

Opening presents and sitting under the tree aren't the only things to do on Christmas. Here's a list of our...

8 Secrets Your Body Language Reveals About You

Whether you (or they!) know it, other people are always reading your body language for secret clues about you. Find...


12 Ways to Help Someone with Depression, According to Psychologists

It can be tough to know what to do or say, so use these ideas straight from mental health professionals...


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12 Rude Conversation Habits You Need to Stop ASAP

Interrupting people is never a good look. Here are other conversation habits that are just as rude.


How I Learned to Keep Feeling Sexy After 60

Desire doesn’t have an expiry date.


How to Make New Friends—Even If You’re All Grown Up

Making new friends as an adult starts with courage and vulnerability.


How Traditional Tips Can Help Us Mourn in the Modern Era

There is no easy way to work through loss, but historical advice can help mourners chart a healthy path through...


How to Handle Social Distancing Rule Breakers, According to Etiquette Experts

Faced with a rampant rule breaker? These tips will keep your safety—and your dignity—covered.


What You Should Know About Safer Sex

Whether you're single or in a relationship, here's what you need to know in order to have a happy, safe...

What I Learned From Cold-Calling Long-Lost Friends

Stuck at home because of COVID-19, I started calling people I hadn’t spoken to in years.


How to Care for Aging Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Practical ways you can help your parents stay healthy and happy while sheltering in place.


How to Communicate Effectively With Your Elders

Don't let an age gap stand in the way of close friendship and entertaining conversation. Here are easy ways to...


10 Etiquette Rules You Can Now Ignore Because of Coronavirus

It's better to be safe than sorry while the world continues to go through a pandemic from COVID-19.


Taking in Boarders Forced Me to Share My Space and, I’ll Admit, Become a Nicer Person

As Toronto's housing crisis grew, I decided to rent out my home to boarders.


The Upside of Isolation: 3 Surprising Benefits of Being Alone

Anxious about being alone? Don't be. It turns out there are a host of benefits to be had from rediscovering...


The Humbling Moment My Five-Year-Old Taught Me About Patience

A severe stroke left my mother paranoid, confused and needy. Just when I was at my wit's end, my child...


Why Do Some People Hate Receiving Compliments?

You've put on your fanciest duds, your hair came out just right, and someone tells you how great you look....

Here’s How Much You Can Spoil Your Grandchildren Without Ruining Them

Mary Jane Sterne, co-author of Intentional Grandparenting, gives us her best advice on how to be a good grandparent.


15 Signs You May Have a Love Addiction

The idea of being addicted to love, an emotion we all feel and want others to feel for us, may...


6 Things You Should Never Say to a Single Friend

Despite our best intentions, the things we say to our single friends can be hurtful—and occasionally even devastating. Relationship and...


How to Stop Living in Regret

Everyone has regrets, but it's not healthy to dwell on them for too long. These tips will help you get...


8 Ways to Keep the Peace at Family Dinner This Holiday

Don’t see eye to eye with family members on a hot-button issue? Relationship and wellness expert Deepak Kashyap shares tips...


1 GIFT, 2x THE IMPACT

Katie and Karie were both diagnosed with cancer in their 30’s. When they met at the Look Good Feel Better...