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Between Us Friends...

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Stop Subtweeting, Start Engaging

Alex Lyman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Alex Lyman

By using feminism and the female community as a way to seek and give support, we are creating our own circumstances for success. We could empower a woman to find the cure for breast cancer, completely shatter the glass ceiling and have our first female president. It's up to us.

America's Tendency to Transform Athletes into Villians: Johnny Manziel

Steven Petite | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
Steven Petite

The real problem lies in the fact that not only have people criticized this young man for his mistakes made during his development period as a person, not as a quarterback, but they have taken shots at him for trying to better himself.

5 Steps To Managing Self-Doubt

Brittany Policastro | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brittany Policastro

Over the last 12 years of teaching yoga and facilitating trainings, I have been able to hone my tools of consciousness. It is these tools I wish to share with you today. Some are simple, some need to be practiced and some you are most likely already doing.

6 Ways to Immediately Deal With Criticism

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Criticism. It happens to the best of us. And strangely, it often happens to people with the most integrity. Criticism. Harsh. Cold. Even surprisin...

Failure and Criticism Can 'Mean' You're a Pro: What I've Learned From Steven Pressfield and Taylor Swift

Isa Adney | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Isa Adney

In whatever you're doing, model Taylor and don't stop moving. Don't let the mean people take a second of your time. Focus it on the great work you're doing and the things you're pursuing, and then focus on doing them really well.

Be Careful of Monday Morning Quarterbacking

Mike Robbins | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What we often fail to see is that it is easy to second guess someone else (or ourselves) when failure happens. For example, if Russell Wilson had completed that pass, many people would have thought Pete Carroll and his offensive coordinator were geniuses.

Stop Criticizing and Start Creating

Paul Perkins | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

For every creator there are a thousand critics. No wonder. It's easier to criticize than create. Actually, it's really hard to create. It takes time and energy and creativity and focus and discipline. And it's scary.

The Best Way to Handle Negative Criticism in the Office or Beyond

Quora | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Quora

The best way to handle criticism depends on the type of criticism. And who it's coming from.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Cautious Criticism: Don't Bite the Hand That Feeds You

Laura Stack | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Laura Stack

No matter how talented you are, no matter how popular or dedicated, all it takes is one poorly worded comment or complaint spoken in the wrong place or to the wrong person to torpedo your job.

4 Strategies to Handle Criticism Well

Todd Kashdan | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

Let's accept a fact -- not all criticism is valid. Do not let your brain fool you. Just because words are published online does not mean they hold any merit. Here are four strategies to handle criticism well.

Happiness Can Be Learned

Cindy Tansin | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Cindy Tansin

To some degree, being happy was something I worked at, but I would have to call it a labor of love. In reality, I learned. I learned how to be happy. I learned how not to be unhappy, and I want to share that with you.

'Alaskan Bush People' Indictments? So What? Reality TV Fakers Know No Bounds

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.24.2014 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

Once there was fact, and then there was fiction, and finally along came something called reality TV to marry the two into some new, bastardized product one might just call bizzarotainment.

3 New Words for 'Whore'

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Despite the sexual liberation movement, despite shows like Sex and the City, despite all the progress we've made, we're still saddled with a word rooted in "prostitute" and "harlot" to describe being sexually free.

How To Criticize Your Kids Without Ruining Their Self-Esteem

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

The best praise is focused on a child's effort, not the child's traits, as I wrote in "Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Give Up." The same is true of criticism.

A Critic, A Play and Do-It-Yourself Abortion

Carla Seaquist | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

When the lead theatre critic of the nation's newspaper of record, The New York Times, extols a play about do-it-yourself abortion, three things become clear: the poverty of contemporary criticism, the poverty of contemporary drama, and the weakness of liberalism's argument for choice.

Is the Miss America Pageant Proto-Feminist?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.16.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

There's nothing wrong with fighting for a cause and looking good while doing it, if looking good happens to be your thing. And there are, after all, worse things in the world than wanting some world peace.

Why Everything Is Not All About You (And Why That's Awesome)

Susie Moore | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

We all have a purpose, a reason we are here on planet Earth, and that is what it is about. We are not here to be endlessly interested in our superficial selves and obsess over what we want, what we have and what other people think of us.

6 Reasons Why We Should Embrace Criticism

Susie Moore | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

There will always be people who disagree with you or who dislike your ideas and actions -- whether or not these people are coming from a positive or a negative place. Appreciate and accept them for being different than you and forgive them if they upset you.

In Pursuit of Persistence

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

What factors influence our drive to persist? Perhaps instead of encouragement along the way, we're exposed to criticism that inhibits our progress. By contrast, an appreciative audience can spur us on like a favorable tail wind.

How to Tackle Negative Feedback and Still Feel Great

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

We know it is hard to change behavior. But trust us, you can do it. We can not remember the last time we had a fight or argument with someone. But we constantly learn new things and we end up knowing the nicest people all over the place, also if we start out on a rough path!

How to Stop 'Saving' the English Major

Ryan Chapin Mach | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Ryan Chapin Mach

I sometimes lie awake at night cursing the heavens, wishing that God had never forged a love of the written word from the steel of my very soul and instead forged something that would have allowed me to invent Candy Crush.

I Went 21 Days Without Complaining And It Changed My Life

Tim Ferriss | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim Ferriss

I wanted to cut out the commiserating most of us use for 30-40 percent of all conversation (if you don't believe me, keep track of how many people start conversations with you in the next 24 hours that center on a complaint or criticism).

How to Handle a Bully Boss

Cindy Tansin | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Cindy Tansin

Help, I'm under attack. All of a sudden I can do no right. How did I get into this situation? More importantly, how do I get out?