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How to Train Your Ego

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Irene Tanner

"Follow the Leader" is a childhood game which almost universally is played unquestioningly throughout life. Somewhere along the way Thomas Paine upgra...

The Secret To Better Sex With Your Spouse

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Love-making in long-term relationships is the result of loving energy flowing between two people. If something is blocking this loving energy, the sexual energy between them gets blocked.

Who Is In Control When Your Loved One Has Cancer?

Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs | Posted 01.19.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Martha R. Jacobs

n reality, Susan can't control what is happening in her body, so she needs to control what she can, and so she is trying to control how others handle her disease ... at least as far as it concerns how they will deal with her.

Are You Hiding From Life Inside an Abusive Relationship?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I stuck with the wrong guy because I felt the alternative was much worse.

Control Freaks and Crickets: When to Relax and Let Go

Julie Genovese | Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

When I pushed and tried to control the situation, it didn't work. When I relaxed and allowed the solution to present itself, even the crickets jumped into the flow.

Extreme Acceptance: How To Accept Everything Life Throws At You

John Tsilimparis | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

The application of "Extreme Acceptance" asks us to dig deep inside of ourselves and accept the seemingly outrageous. It is the "X Games for the Mind" because with any drastic change or abrupt shift in the familiar, there is emotional risk involved.

Are You Mad at Me?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 11.26.2011 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

Anger was the typical response I got from my ex when I was honest with him about my feelings. His anger left me emotionally "hand shy," inwardly wincing before each anticipated strike.

What Happens To Us When We Feel Powerless

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

We all want some kind of control in our lives. When our control in one area is restricted, we look for another outlet.

Balanced Life -- Want To Boost Your Happiness? Control Your Exit.

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I love hearing other people's ideas for resolutions, Personal Commandments, Secrets of Adulthood, and the like. A while back, when I ran into an old ...

The Toughest Thing To Relinquish After A Split

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.05.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

The decision to divorce wasn't an easy one, but unless there's abuse or some other horrific situation it really shouldn't be, especially if you have k...

God, Life And The Spiritual Practice Of Surrendering 'Complete Control'

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

By letting go we may feel free. On the seventh day, our Creator did not just rest, the Holy One let go. It was God's final and perhaps most important lesson to us. There is a time to let go.

Chinese Tiger Mothers? Kittens Compared to French Mothers. Why Any Fear Model Is the Wrong Way to Go

Dominique Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dominique Browning

Let me throw in my nomination for the fiercest kind of mother: the French mother. Here's what the Chinese/Jewish/French superiority models have in common.

Are You Willing To Move From Helpless To Helpful?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

What could you do to make your life less frustrating and more successful? Are you willing to own the outcome you prefer and do what you must to move from helpless to helpful?

Who's in Control?

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the tenth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

JUDGE LYNN RULES: 'Divorce Court' Justice On How To Navigate Your Split

Lynn Toler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Lynn Toler

While seeking a favorable legal outcome you should also actively pursue emotional resolution. No matter what I or some other judge says about what you take when you leave, you really can live happily ever after.

From No Chocolate Cake to a Reckoning: Conversations with Gin Blossoms, Luke Doucet, and Tony Lunn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Oil Spills and Nuclear Waste Dumps: Giving States Choice

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

Giving states veto power over offshore drilling within 75 miles of shore doesn't make it any less likely that oil rigs might collapse, so why does it seem to make the risk of offshore different?

Devastated Over Being Dumped? Control What You Can

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It always hurts to be dumped without having any say in the matter but it will be less painful and you will heal more quickly over time if you take control of what you can.

FCC Gives Hollywood Control of Your TV Set

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Remarkably, the FCC will allow Hollywood to disable the analog outputs of your cable box while you are watching certain movies. The MPAA thinks this will reduce piracy.

Eating Disorders: Be The First Line Of Defense

Kimberly Dennis, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Dennis, M.D.

By becoming aware of certain signs and symptoms of eating disorders, you can uncover illness that may otherwise go unnoticed - and untreated. With the right knowledge, you can save a life.

Feeding The Hole In The Soul

Dr. Judi Hollis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judi Hollis

Though we have a super-sized appetite for fast food, the national malady has more to do with our spiritual connections: how we live, who we are, how we think, how we love, how we face fear, how we die.

Anorexia: Starving For Love

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Nancy had been fighting anorexia for four years and this was her second hospitalization. She spoke a little, but what was clear was the conflict between her and her parents

Memoir Of A Bulimic

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

The countering of bulimia -- and eating disorders in general -- arises in compassion: toward self first and then others.

Acceptance: Letting Go Of Control

Lee Lipsenthal, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Lipsenthal, M.D.

We often perceive that acceptance or acknowledging a lack of control is a sort of failure, whereas in the Zen mind-set, acceptance is a great strength.