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Skeptical About Climate Deniers

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 08.19.2016 | Science
Jeff Schweitzer

Few concepts are more poorly understood or more abused than skepticism. The best example of this abuse is to attribute the moniker of "climate change skeptic" to those who ignore the overwhelming data concerning global warming.

Is The Internet Making You Cynical?

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Stachelski

"I've noticed you've been a lot more critical lately," my husband said to me. "Maybe it's because of your type of work, but there seems to be more neg...

What Was So Great About A Gen X Childhood?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents
Daniel Cubias

I'm here to tell you that growing up the way we did was not a long-term favor or blessed accomplishment. Let me be clear that I don't blame my parents. No, my disdain for nostalgia has more to do with cold, hard facts and unpleasant anecdotes than personal issues.

Maxed Out Parents: 5 Strategies to Ease Burnout

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Paula Davis-Laack

Six specific sources of burnout have been identified, and to date, much of the research about these sources has been related to work; however, I am surprised at how well they translate to non-work and specifically, to parenting.

Glass Half-Full: How To Be A Little Less Cynical

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Ultimately, it is always in our own self-interest to be open and vulnerable rather than to be nasty or write people off. The only person we can control is ourselves. When we get cynical, we are the ones who suffer.

Sometimes a Girl Just Needs to Read

Rachael Berkey | Posted 01.26.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Don't take offense when I disappear. I just need to hang out in some make believe for a while, that's all.

Cynicism 101

Gillian Clark | Posted 07.11.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

My parents tried their best to school me in the ways of the world, so when I started college, I figured I had enough cynicism to make it on my own.

Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

All along I've never bought Herman Cain's non-campaign campaign for President. I've believed from the beginning that he's playing Republican primary ...

223 Years On (VIDEO)

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

Today is Constitution Day, aka Citizenship Day. A day to reflect on our extraordinary form of government, and reconnect with what it means to be an active citizen, and why it matters.