| Aug 11, 2011
Your baby-sitter canceled and you need to head to the office. But is taking your kid to work really the best alternative?
"Yes, I think it's a very good idea," says Fortune 500 leadership coach Paul David Walker. "Not every day but periodically. If...
| Nov 15, 2011
Forgiving others can be challenging, but what about self-forgiveness?
"The act of forgiving yourself is one of the most difficult things for people to do," said life coach Sheree Franklin. "Self-directed anger prevents you from being truly happy and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Our greyhound, Murphy, who is mighty and fears naught but the wind, was having trouble getting up and walking. It was sad to see, because a greyhound is a noble-looking dog, except when he can't put one of his hind legs down. Then he looks shabby and sad....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 7:06 PM
A cat was brought into Hopewell Animal Hospital in Hopewell Junction, N.Y., last summer after a fight with another animal.
The feline's fat became so infected that the foul odor was enough to knock out a horse.
It didn't bother Danielle Fiacco one...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 5:25 PM
It's one of those irksome things that comes and goes when it darn well pleases, and it causes me to limp like a wounded loon.
I'm pretty sure that this time it was related to a nerve because the pain jumped around within about a seven-inch area across...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Dick Butkus can feel Brian Urlacher's pain.
From one Hall of Fame Bears middle linebacker to a future Hall of Famer, Butkus knows first-hand about knee soreness, immobility and desperation to find a cure.
While sources told the Tribune this week that...
| Sep 28, 2012
Do you hate more money?
If you have access to a flexible spending account at work and don't use it, perhaps you're a more-money hater.
FSAs allow individuals and families to save hundreds of dollars per year by reaping 25 percent to 40 percent discounts...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:39 PM
I don't watch a lot of television, but when I do it's usually something quasi educational. Maybe you could even call it virtually real programming. But anyways, I was watching something the other day featuring Larry the Cable Guy (I think that's his legal...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Kobe Bryant says Dwight Howard needs to learn to play with pain and cares too much about what the fans and media say about him. Translation: Dwight is a soft, insecure baby who isn't willing to put it all on the...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
I just spent the last 2 1/2 months in retail withdrawal.
Unexpectedly, I had to go out on medical leave after taking a very bad fall. And while I'd love to be able to say I was doing something macho, like downhill skiing or sky diving, the truth is my...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:18 PM
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Kobe Bryant doubled over in laughter when I asked whether he thought the day would come when Bynum played so well.
Will Bynum. A runt who plays for the Pistons. Shredded the Lakers' interior defense.
And by the way,...