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The Beauty of Conflict: Stop Avoiding and Start Inviting

Kerry Foreman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

Every year I run a conflict resolution station at the 5th grade retreat for a local school. The first thing I ask is for them to tell me what words come to mind when I say the word conflict. Every year, all the adjectives are negative.

Our Moral Obligation To Confront Human Suffering

Lena Aburdene Derhally | Posted 09.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lena Aburdene Derhally

I haven't become desensitized but I feel better because I am not ignoring these people or turning my back on them. I am listening to their stories, hearing and feeling their pain, I am giving a voice to the voices of the erased.

The 11 Struggles Of Hypersensitive Individuals

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 09.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Kuegler

Here's the cycle. Person A does something person B doesn't like. Person B gets hurt and calls them out on it. Person A gets mad at Person B. It ha...

Creating Peace Amidst War And Conflict

Gary Edmonds | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact
Gary Edmonds

“To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests, but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us.” – Pope Francis ...

The Power of Forgiveness at Work

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Greater Good Science Center

By Brooke Deterline Over the last two decades, much research has been published about the positive impact of forgiveness, particularly on the forgive...

The Boomerang Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

A recent work trip found me networking with two women I hadn't met before. It didn't take long before I noticed a pattern pop up. Let's see if you catch it.

The Calculus Of Conflict In The Middle East

Christine Lagarde | Posted 09.16.2016 | World
Christine Lagarde

As world leaders head to New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly, there is still no end to the heartbreaking images of war-torn cities in the Middle East and North Africa, and of a massive exodus of people looking for sanctuary and opportunities to sustain a livelihood.

Why Can't We All Agree to Disagree?

Carol Morgan | Posted 09.15.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

Boy, this presidential election has been interesting, don't you agree? I'm pretty sure anyone would! It been crazy and entertaining, but also dividing. It's not that division between Americans with their opinions on politics is anything new. In fact, it's always been around.

Global Sports Administrator To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Louis Bolling

Last year President Barack Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at a town hall with young leaders of the Americas at University of the West ...

How To Argue The Right Way

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Everyone knows just how taxing a fight with a loved one can be on us emotionally, but new science is showing just how bad arguing is for our physical ...

Middle East Death Tolls Rise

Ben Barber | Posted 08.26.2016 | World
Ben Barber

War and terrorism in dozens of Middle East countries from Tunisia to Afghanistan since 2010 is rolling back health care and leaving open paths for new and old diseases to strike down millions and spread to the Western countries.

Are You A Conflict Avoider?

Ellie Newman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

Are you a conflict avoider? I am! Surprised? True, I'm an attorney, divorce mediator and specialize in conflict resolution, but that's other people's conflict. To that, I say, Bring it On!

Breaking Through Patterns Of Conflict In Relationships

Carmen Isáis | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Carmen Isáis

In a relationship or marriage, one key ingredient that keeps a couple together is the practice of resolving conflicts. Love goes far, but it only goes...

Six Principles To Help You Repair Our Conflict-Filled Nation

Anthony Biglan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Good News
Anthony Biglan

As we struggle to comprehend the numerous tragedies this country has seen in recent years, we have a choice between continuing acrimonious public discussion or adopting peaceable, respectful communication.

When Why Gets in the Way

Ellie Newman | Posted 08.16.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

I love Why - it's my go to question. I'm a professional mediator - so by nature, and by training, my first question is always, "why?" Why do you want that? Why do you think that? Why do you think they think that? Why do you think they did that and want that? And, why on God's green earth would they say that?

Moving On After Taking A Punch

Jamie Cornell | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Cornell

Below are four quick steps to take the next time you get knocked down by someone (that might not even realize they are doing it!):

Yemenis Fleeing A Deadly Conflict Find Themselves Stranded In Somaliland

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.27.2016 | World

Yemenis fleeing conflict are taking overcrowded livestock boats across the Gulf of Aden to Somaliland – an unrecognized country. Such is the magnitu...

Flashpoint Aegean

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Nikolas Katsimpras

For the past few years, Turkey has been exploiting the worst crisis in Greece's modern history by increasing its aggression in the Aegean Sea.

Before You Remarry

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 07.20.2016 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

Sadly, those who have been through a divorce don't always learn from the experience. If you are divorced and considering re-marriage, you can increase your odds for success if you take the time to truly recover from your divorce and prepare yourself to move on, both individually and as a couple.

How Mindfulness Can Help Couples Cool Down

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

When each partner can react with greater equanimity, both partners can recover more easily. They regain a deeper acceptance of the other, recover their perspective taking and communication skills, and thus resolve disagreements more quickly before they spiral out of control.

Relationships: Conflict Resolution Without Words

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

As you focus on self-love, you will discover many loving actions in the face of conflict. Letting go of trying to change your partner and taking loving action for your self are the keys to conflict resolution without words.

If Your Marriage Matters To You, This Is How You Should Fight

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we ...

6 Steps To Avoid Losing It During Relationship Conflcits

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Tough relationship conversations can turn into a perfect storm. They can flood the streets of love with the sewage of personal attacks. From what I'v...

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.

The World's Refugee Crisis Needs Both A Humanitarian And Longer-Term Response

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
Jim Yong Kim

The world's greatest risks can't be confined within borders. This is clearly the case with the ongoing refugee crisis, which is unprecedented in scale and affecting people and places far from the scene of civil war, fragility and conflict.