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Diplomatic Solution Fails (In GOP)

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

John Boehner tried a diplomatic solution, to allow Tea Partiers to vote for the umpteenth time against Obamacare while still allowing some sort of budget to pass so the government doesn't shut its doors in October. This compromise was just rejected by the Tea Partiers.

Embrace the Breakdown: A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Preston Smiles | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Preston Smiles

Life doesn't just "happen." Whether you know it or not, it is carefully designed by you. Choose wisely. We can understand what is emerging in us on an individual and societal level more clearly, simply by taking a closer look at our thoughts, language and actions.

A Crisis of Faith

Rick McDaniel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

What then are the root causes which are at the heart of a crisis of faith? We can see these in the lives of five great men of God in the Old Testament. Men who did some of the greatest exploits that have ever been done in the name of God.

Just Liking Us On Social Media? You're Doing It All Wrong

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Robert J. Rosenthal

Shame, guilt, and fear can be very effective motivators for a nonprofit, but they tend to leave a bad smell in the nose of its supporters. It's the odor of slash and burn, an indicator of a completely unsustainable message.

Are You Too Stressed for Success?

Brian Whetten | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Brian Whetten

Where stress can lead to success, overstress is one of the primary predictors of failure. And perversely, the more committed we are to creating results, the larger this danger becomes.

What People in Crisis Need

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

After writing this blog (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kristin-meekhof/the-moment-i-knew_25_b_3414936.html ) on The Huffington Post, I received some b...

On World Refugee Day, Syria Is Calling, But Is It Loud Enough?

CARE | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
CARE

Several of my relatives lost their lives. Homes and businesses of relatives were destroyed. These are some examples of how one family −- my family -- is being affected.

Supercharging Medical Assistance in Syria and Libya

Ethan Chorin | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Ethan Chorin

It is not surprising that the power of technology available to support post-conflict humanitarian action vastly surpasses the ability of governments, ...

How Three U.S. Presidents Reacted to Adversity and the Media

Jason Grill | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Jason Grill

Throughout history many politicians have dealt with being baited by their adversaries and the media in very different ways. Those that have seen the bigger picture, kept their head about them and invoked a sense of humor in the right instances have always ended up in a stronger position.

Chris Harnick

Gillian Anderson On Her Big Return To The Spotlight

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 05.23.2013 | TV

Gillian Anderson is staging an impressive return to the TV. Later this month, "The Fall," a five-episode successful BBC 2 series starring Anderson...

Sometimes You Need a Doula to Birth Your Inner Mother

Sarah Tuttle-Singer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Parents
Sarah Tuttle-Singer

Where'd I go? What happened to the girl who wore high heels, and read books and listened to NPR? What happened to the girl who knew how to twerk and put on mascara and wrote an honors thesis, who called her friends on their birthdays, and kissed her partner goodnight?

'Crisis' Coming To NBC

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

"Crisis" is coming to NBC. The conspiracy drama from Rand Ravich stars "X-Files" veteran Gillian Anderson as the CEO of a conglomerate whose daught...

A Tribute to Teens and an Invitation to Adults

Risa Garon | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Risa Garon

The tribute I want to pay in this blog is to a group of high school and college students I work with in a support group. Each individual shares a common family experience: separation and/or divorce.

Growing After the Crisis: Boosting Productivity in Developing Countries

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 06.30.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Developing countries continue to face important challenges in boosting productivity growth in the difficult post-crisis environment, but also many opportunities to eliminate poverty and create shared prosperity.

Getting Knocked in the Head

Peri Pakroo | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Peri Pakroo

Sure, challenges are great for learning and personal growth, but what if you're trying to create in the moment and you haven't had time to process what you're going through? What if it's just too damn heavy to deal with creatively? That's what I've been grappling with.

How to Send Healing Energy to Those Affected By Tragedy

Pamela Dussault | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Pamela Dussault

Some of us may feel helpless in the midst of these tragedies, especially if we are far away or can't physically help another. If you are one of these people and are wondering what it is you can do to help, praying and sending healing energy are viable options.

End Mental Health Stigma and Disparity by Awarding the Purple Heart for War Stress Injury

Mark C. Russell, Ph.D., ABPP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Mark C. Russell, Ph.D., ABPP

Unresolved questions about the legitimacy of WSI and consequent mental health stigma and disparity, constitute the unspoken root causes for cyclical mental health crises due to ignoring lessons of war trauma.

A Crisis of Meaning

Christine Eilvig | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

A crisis of meaning can last a few minutes, and they can fill a whole lifetime. The length is based on our awareness and whether or not we have the right tools and the courage to go gently through our crises.

Watching Anime, Thinking of the Tsunami That Devastated Japan

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.06.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

In Japan's most popular cultural genres known as manga (comic books) and anime (animation films and series), there's a recurrent theme in which the co...

DC Should Talk About Fixing the Trade Deficit

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Dave Johnson

Economics 101, Europe's austerity experiment and the experience of history all tell us that cutting government is contractionary policy. This is the time to invest, and the investment returns will pay for the investment and more.

What To Do When It All Seems To Be Falling Apart

Terri Cole | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

While you are in crisis, you are forced to function outside of your normal comfort zone. The sheer nature of a crisis or struggle creates a certain amount of present moment awareness, which is where the solutions live.

Culture of Crisis

Howard Bragman | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media
Howard Bragman

Many people identify the 24-hour news cycle as the birth of the world we are now in. But while the proliferation of news outlets is certainly a contributing factor, it is, in fact, just one of many causes.

You Should Be Outraged By What Is Being Done to Our Postal Service

Dave Johnson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business
Dave Johnson

The story of the intentional destruction of the U.S. Postal Service is one more piece of the story of crisis-after-crisis, all manufactured to advance the strategic dismantling of our government and handing over the pieces to billionaires.

Mali Crisis: Life on the Edge of a War Zone

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

View image By Helen Blakesley It's not every day you're sent to a war zone. Well, maybe I'm exaggerating a little. I'm not behind the lines where th...

Danger and Opportunity: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Urban Alliance | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Urban Alliance

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif While we all recognize that the root causes of poverty are complex and there are no silver bullets, there's still a lot President Obama can do in his second term to move the needle.