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Romney, Obama, and Personal History

Jesse Larner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Jesse Larner

The Republicans seem to think that Mitt Romney's personal history better prepares him for the office. Because he made hundreds of millions of dollars in business. But what did Romney do, really?

What Turns Men Into Mr. Hyde In Relationships?

Jed Diamond | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty
Jed Diamond

When our need for attachment and connection is repeatedly neglected, ignored or dismissed, it results in two potential raw spots: feeling emotionally deprived or deserted/abandoned.

Are We Morally Obligated To Be Optimistic For Our Children And Grandchildren?

Karin Kasdin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Karin Kasdin

Presidential candidates always make me cringe. The process makes asses out of everyone. But I have to believe, for the benefit of future generations, that democracy is worth the long slog to November.

Recent College Grads: From Frustration to Clinical Depression

Dr. Victor Schwartz | Posted 07.17.2012 | College
Dr. Victor Schwartz

Even though college classmates and friends might no longer be part of your daily support system and there are limited opportunities to join a workplace, this should not stop graduates from growing their own connections in a post-college world.

Depressed Teens Could End Up Earning Less As Adults

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

It's never too early to get help for depression, especially since being depressed during your teen years may end up hurting you professionally later o...

My Pitiful Days of Yore

Erika L. Sánchez | Posted 09.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Erika L. Sánchez

Every once and awhile, though, when I see the building I worked in looming over the city, I remember my homie Sisyphus pushing that stupid rock up the impossible hill. I raise my beer to him.

Do Pets Get Depressed?

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Marty Becker for As our dogs and cats have migrated from the barnyard to the backyard to the kitchen to the bed, we veterinari...

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Receiving Medical Treatment For Mood Disorder

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

A mood disorder is the reason behind U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr.'s medical leave of absence, according to news reports. The Democratic Congressman f...

Teens, Dating and Obsessive Behavior: A Dangerous Combination

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 09.10.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Relationships are supposed to be sources of joy, not sources of anxiety

Fed Officials Warn Of Looming Economic Crisis

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Federal Reserve officials are open to taking further action to support the struggling U.S. economy. But minute...

The Need for Community

Taylor Brorby | Posted 09.09.2012 | College
Taylor Brorby

We all stumble. Life after -- and even during -- college rarely looked like what I had imagined it to be, but that is part of the adventure.

The Science of Compassion

James R. Doty, M.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
James R. Doty, M.D.

Science and technology have the potential to profoundly impact the human landscape, taking us either to the deepest, darkest valleys of human suffering or to the highest peaks of human potential. What will stop us from choosing the former is the cultivation of compassion.

Mom Pleads Guilty To Poisoning Her Son In Murder-Suicide Attempt

Posted 07.06.2012 | Chicago

An Elmhurst woman is facing jail time after entering a guilty plea Thursday to administering a lethal combination of drugs to her 7-year-old son in a ...

U.S. Congress: You're Fired! 68% of the Country Is Right!

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Mitch Feierstein

If our national leadership is incapable of showing transparent, accountable leadership, what hope is there for the other institutions and organizations that together create the nation?

10 States Where Wages Are Falling

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

If you were expecting a raise from your boss, think again. Sure, the job market sort of picked up at the end of last year, but Americans' wages ac...

Memories of a Child Refugee

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.02.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

In the past few years, clinical psychologists have been exploring the possibility of using a cognitive deficit as a therapeutic tool for treating people -- including refugee children -- who are at high risk for depression.

TRAGIC: Man Jumps Off 6th Floor At The Grove

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.02.2012 | Los Angeles

Shoppers at The Grove were stunned when a man jumped to his death from the sixth floor of a parking structure in Los Angeles Sunday. The man, who w...

Honesty and Intimacy Are Not Always the Same

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

A successful long-term relationship means being willing to share your vulnerabilities and strengths, but requires sensitivity to the consequences that sharing brings.

Is Feeling Bad a Luxury Problem?

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.28.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Those of us who live in modern, industrialized nations may indeed be sickened by negative emotions, but surely this phenomenon is eclipsed by more pressing and serious health risks in the developing world, by "real" problems like famine, poverty, and war. Or is it?

For Love or Money

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Robert Koehler

Economics is a cruel game. The stakes are life and death. The driving theory is simplistic, mechanical, with a cauldron of emotion and judgment bubbling just below the surface.

Rat Study Links Chronic Stress To Common Mood Disorder

| Posted 06.27.2012 | Science

By Gisela Telis on 25 June 2012, 3:15 PM Stress really does mess with your mind. A new study has found that chronic stress can create many of th...

Happiness Is A Choice

Ira Israel | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Although I often find scientific means of measuring happiness analogous to trying to measure milk with a ruler, it is clear from the research of scholars such as Martin Seligman and Ed Diener that there are definitely factors and choices that contribute to overall happiness.

Moving on From Being Dark and Twisty

Patrice Bendig | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Never take for granted the feeling of happiness -- because pure happiness is something that can only be created within.

Having the Right Stuff

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

As hard as it is to hear, each and every one of us is exactly where we are supposed to be in our lives at any moment. As we grow, evolve, and live, we go through so much -- and the tapestry of our lives is never just about happy or sad.

WATCH: Dealing With Suicide, From Anderson Cooper

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

When Anderson Cooper joined me on Mondays With Marlo, he shared a very personal story about his brother's suicide and how he and his mother coped with...