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Disappointment

Stiff Upper Lip

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Rising Above Failure

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Have you ever experienced a failure that left you feeling humiliated and worthless? I'm sure you have since failure is just part of our normal lives a...

I Went to a Cuddle Party and Nobody Wanted to Cuddle With Me

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.30.2015 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

I've never been to an orgy, but I have to believe it's less awkward than a cuddle party. With orgies, you know what you're getting into.

6 Ways to Overcome Disappointment

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Setbacks are a natural consequence of taking a risk. You won't hit a home run every time, but putting yourself out there and becoming vulnerable makes you ahead of the person who does nothing.

Still an Angry Christian

Cindy Brandt | Posted 05.29.2015 | Religion
Cindy Brandt

We have to fight for these things because they are hard to come by in a world with broken systems and insidious evil and finite humans. Striving for wholeness is an uphill climb on mountain after mountain of personal tragedies and communal pain. Life truly is searching for hope.

When Sorrow Attacks: Three Conscious Ways to Face Your Pain

Panache Desai | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Panache Desai

Courageously facing your pain can be terrifying. However, when you allow your past and present sorrows to flow through you, pain releases its grip. You're then free to walk away with greater awareness, love, and gratitude for the lessons that came from your experience.

Overcoming Disappointment

Susie Wolbe | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Wolbe

While training our brains to stop the negative narratives is a simple thing to do, that does not mean it is an easy thing to do. In fact, it takes time and a commitment to follow through.

Just My Imagination

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Let's Stamp Out Stigma

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To scapegoat and stigmatize people with psychological problems may discourage them from seeking treatment and result in a backlash including the occurrence of an increased incidence of violent episodes.

3 Things to Remember When You've Been Screwed Over

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Do you still find yourself wanting revenge and you need to let go of it? Do you still find yourself wanting to control this person to change their mind? Are you struggling to really accept how you can change yourself so this doesn't happen in the future? Share it in the comments below!

Stop Waiting on Happy

Harper Spero | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

This isn't someone else's agenda for your life, this is putting your time in crisis aside and focusing on the present and what it is that you want in your future. You have the power to change things, to take control of your life, and really, to stop waiting on happy.

8 Ways To Bounce Back After Disappointment

Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Barbara Stepko Sad but true: Bad stuff happens to all of us. Relationships turn toxic and die, trips to the HR department end in pink slips an...

How Ordering Breakfast Can Explain The Difference Between Men And Women

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Valentine's Day is approaching so I thought it appropriate to tell the story I often do in therapy to help describe a basic difference between the genders. It's actually not simply a difference. More like a lack of understanding.

Feelings

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss

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The Disappointing Moments of Parenthood

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

We've all had those days. The kids are fighting. They don't appreciate the treat you gave them. They're rude. They forget their manners. Does it make them monsters or you a bad parent? Despite what many would say while wagging a finger, No. It does not.

Wallowing in a Winter Wonderland

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 02.09.2015 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

So we stood in line to see Santa yesterday. There were some problems.

The Pain of Absence and Presence

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

With 23 years between my two children, I entered a different world in 1995 when my second child was born. As an old-schooled mom, I wasn't familiar ...

7 Ways To Cope With Disappointment

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

It's easy to stay mired in disappointment given that the emotion is so palpable. Try to step back by imagining the events playing out on a movie screen.

The Morning After

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

It's the morning after Election Day and, like the morning after prom night, some of you are holding your head in shame and some of you are whistling over the griddle.

Protecting Your Heart in the Music Business

Patrick Hess | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

Early on in the process of building my son's music career, I sought advice from an industry veteran who is also a faith-based family man like I try to be. I asked him what I could do as a father and manager of my son to help him most. His advice was simply three words: 'Protect his heart.'

Why It's Okay To Admit That You're Not Happy

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living

From the outside, Christine Hassler had all the trappings of an enviable life. As a young agent in Hollywood, she was successful, influential, and see...

How Disappointment Works In The Brain

Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Christopher Wanjek, Columnist Published: 09/27/2014 12:55 PM EDT on LiveScience That feeling of "oh, bummer," is linked with a rather uncommo...

Enough Is Enough (And a Mindfulness Approach With 5 Self-Mantras)

Sarina Tomel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Focusing on what's not happening or what's wrong is a sure way to keep manifesting the same. And indeed it will only bring you more of what you don't ...

When What You Expect Is Not What Is

Tausha Cowan | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Tausha Cowan

Change outside our control doesn't always equate to bad change. I learn that every day, whether it's a rescheduled boat trip or something much more important to my livelihood.

How To Overcome Regret

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It's one of the worst feelings in the world, right? But I've got a surprise for you — regret can be a...