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Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

Brussels, Istanbul, Ankara: Why Don't We Mourn Victims of Terrorism Equally?

Oneika Raymond | Posted 03.25.2017 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

Just because us Westerners can't always see ourselves reflected in the afflicted, doesn't mean that what has happened to them is any less tragic or poignant.

Trust Us, You Don't Want A Piece Of This Iguana

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.03.2016 | Weird News

The opponent is just a toy, but this iguana isn't playing. You scary, iguana. H/T Digg...

Deadly Bombing Rocks Istanbul

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.12.2016 | World

ISTANBUL, Jan 12 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber thought to have crossed recently from Syria killed at least 10 people, most of them German tourists, in ...

Rare Photos Reveal Lost History Of Sunken Pearl Harbor Plane

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.07.2015 | Science

HONOLULU -- Seventy-four years ago, minutes before their attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese bombers strategically bombed a seaplane base at the nearby K...

Terrorism and the Family -- A Thanksgiving Day Reflection

Marlo Thomas | Posted 11.25.2016 | Home
Marlo Thomas

We work so hard every day to build and sustain a tribe around us -- of relatives, of friends, of colleagues -- that we can't help but feel that unity threatened when a tragedy like Paris occurs.

A Salute to Paris: Night Trains and Courage

Paola K Amaras | Posted 11.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

I weep for Paris' lost youth, freedom, and kindness in the world. When I think about what happened in Paris (and Beirut just days before), I try to r...

In Solidarity: 11/13/2015

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 11.13.2016 | World
K.J. Wetherholt

Terrorism only grows stronger with capitulation. It seeks to control via fear. If some of the greatest evils on Earth have been defeated in the past, they may be so again. All it takes is the will and the willingness to say again: we will not yield.

It's No Longer Just Charlie, It's Dozens of Parisians Killed Tonight

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.13.2016 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

The wounds are not yet closed, and my heart is bleeding again. All my family and friends in Paris are safe. Not everybody can say that tonight.

A 'Fat' Woman Responds to Her Body-Shaming Trolls

Ravishly | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women

There are a few ways of reframing the troll situation for your own sanity: 1. If you're pissing people off, good. You're making people talk. 2. For every troll there are at least 50 people who heard your message and were ready to hear it. 3. Haters gonna hate.

In Religious Freedom Debate, Nonbelievers Must Not Be Ignored

Freedom House | Posted 06.23.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Billy Ford, Senior Program Associate, International Religious Freedom and Cyrus Rassool, Program Associate, Regional Programs According to a 20...

The Boston Bombings: Coping With Trauma

John Tsilimparis | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

Emotional and psychological trauma is the direct result of very unusually stressful events that tend to fracture our sense of safety and security. These events, like the tragic bombings in Boston this week, leave us feeling vulnerable and scared.

The Boston Marathon: It's Human Nature Not to 'Keep Calm'

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
Samantha Paige Rosen

The American people are free, independent, strong, and collaborative. We fight for each other and we help each other. We can be scared, angry, sad, hurt, we can even overreact if we want to. And not one of those emotions should be equated with defeatism.

Tragic Attacks on U.S. Embassies are Contemptible and Un-Islamic

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 11.12.2012 | Religion
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

However inflammatory a film or a book or other speech might be, Islam never allows for the taking of a life in response.

Andrea Stone

New Report Pinpoints Terrorism 'Hot Spots' In U.S. | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

A study of nearly 40 years of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil reveals that nearly a third took place in just five major urban "hot spots": New York, Lo...

Michael Dukakis on Campaign Jujitsu, Improving Obama's Communications Strategy, and Where Occupy Should Go Next

Matt Bieber | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

Do you think the kind of guy that Dukakis was as a politician, unabashedly liberal, blue collar, rode the subway to work -- has that model been eclipsed? Could Dukakis have been successful in today's environment?

Did Apple Just Get Hacked?

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology

Hackers have targeted Apple in its latest security attack. The group, AntiSec, posted a message to Twitter on Sunday claiming to have gained access...

Did Apple Just Get Hacked? | IAN SHERR | Posted 09.02.2011 | Technology

A group of computer hackers on Sunday posted a document it claimed contains usernames and passwords for an Apple Inc. server, the latest in a string o...

Twin Attacks on Our Clean Energy Future

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Where Proposition 23 is a blatant assault, Proposition 26 is more like a sneak attack. It's confusing, badly written, and pretending to be something it's not.

PHOTOS: Wild Animals That Should Stay Wild -- Terrible Attacks That Could Have Been Avoided

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We are big animal fans at HuffPost Green, and while many animals make great domestic pets, there are some that never fully acclimate to humans, even w...

Schumer: Success In Iraq A "50/50" Proposal (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sunday's twin bombings in Iraq were the first topic of discussion on NBC's Meet The Press Sunday morning. The attacks killed at least 147 and wounded ...

Monterrico Torture: Mining Company Accused Of Torture In Peru

The Guardian | Ian Cobain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A British mining corporation is facing a multimillion-pound claim for damages after protesters were detained and allegedly tortured at an opencast cop...

Police Terror Alert: 'Mumbai Is Coming To London'

The Sunday Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a briefing in the City of London 12 days ago, a senior detective from SO15, the Metropolitan police counter-terrorism command, said: "Mumbai is com...

Holder Pushes Hate Crime Bill in Wake of Recent Wave of Hate

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Hate has always been present. But the recent spike in violence against immigrants is being fanned by the flames of the anger and hateful rhetoric being voiced in the debate over immigration.

The Taj is Burning

Mallika Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mallika Chopra

These are the places -- the Taj, the Oberoi Hotel, Cafe Leopold -- that are not touched by the religious tensions, the poverty, the harsh realities of a city -- a country, region and world -- that has extremes of every kind.