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Are You a Procrastinator?

Romi Grossberg | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Romi Grossberg

People often ask me what they can do about procrastination. The good news is there is something you can do. Let me share my secrets with you. It might...

WATCH: Taking Responsibility for Other People's Feelings

Brad Yates | Posted 04.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Far too many of us limit our behavior to a great extent for fear of how other people will feel... or we limit our good feelings because we feel respon...

The Guilt Wheel

Chef Rossi | Posted 04.17.2017 | Parents
Chef Rossi

My grandmother died on a Ferris wheel. People in my family have looked back on this as a pretty good way to die - well, as far as deaths go, anyway -...

Twins: Double the Pleasure and 10 Times the Guilt

Tova Leigh | Posted 04.15.2017 | Parents
Tova Leigh

When I get those guilty feelings I remember those wise words "get used to it" and I take pleasure in knowing I am part of a truly amazing VIP club, and that this feeling is simply part of the membership.

'I Can't Take Criticism Because I Feel Guilty That I'm A Bad Wife And Mother'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.15.2017 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Reader Not Superwoman writes, I've got two interrelated problems. I take constructive criticism too personally and I'm not gentle with myself when I ...

Secret Shame: The Spiritual Costs of Online Porn

David Briggs | Posted 04.12.2017 | Religion
David Briggs

As the secular culture marches on in its acceptance of pornography, one group of Americans is not finding it as easy to adapt, research indicates. The widespread access to graphic sexual images may be particularly damaging to religious individuals.

Dear Divorcee: Your Future Abundance Relies on Today's Resilience and Acceptance

Bill Douglas | Posted 04.01.2017 | Divorce
Bill Douglas

Divorce rarely comes without some degree of grief, fear or anxiety. Two people do not marry with the intention of parting. When my marriage did not su...

The Guilt Trip Sidetrack: 3 Decisions You Should Never Feel Bad About

Sara Uzer | Posted 03.30.2017 | Healthy Living
Sara Uzer

When it comes to bettering yourself in some way, your overall success can ultimately be attributed to a series of small initiatives. Breaking your plan down into gradual steps -- rather than jumping in head first -- can allow you to perceive the goal as more realistic or achievable.

Betrayal (Some Thoughts)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We do well to keep in mind the ubiquitous nature of betrayal that has been with us since the beginning of time and to recognize our capacity to betray and be betrayed.

Set Yourself Free

Laura Tong | Posted 03.06.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Image courtesy of Pixabay Calvin : There's no problem so awful, that you can't add some guilt to it and make it even worse. ― Bill Watterson, The C...

Returning Home

Lucas Spangher | Posted 03.04.2017 | Travel
Lucas Spangher

I had learned a lot while abroad. I had learned the incredible privilege we have speaking English as a native language, the joy of unique experiences, the wonderful, almost revolutionary joy of feeling as though the time I spent was truly and utterly my own.

5 Life Lessons From a 23-Year-Old Double Cancer Survivor

Elias Schroons | Posted 02.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Elias Schroons

That excitement, that journey is found when we embrace an opportunity and, even without knowing where the chips will fall, saying yes to it.

Remain Neutral Regarding Kesha's Sexual Assault Claims

Rocco Papa | Posted 02.20.2017 | Entertainment
Rocco Papa

I'm wondering why so many just automatically believe Dr. Luke is guilty. Is it because Kesha is the public figure that everybody is familiar with, while Dr. Luke is just a producer who works behind-the-scenes? Is it because a female is accusing a male?

Post-Valentines Day Guilt

Shrien Alshabasy | Posted 02.18.2017 | Women
Shrien Alshabasy

Don't let guilt get the best of you, because you're innocent whether or not you like the boy. You're not a bitch for turning him down, you're not "cold," for rejecting someone's flirtatious advances. You don't owe anyone anything.

Why You Need to Stop Feeling Guilty Before It's Too Late

Max DuBowy | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Max DuBowy

It's time to start saying 'no' to other people and 'yes' to ourselves. We are no longer children who need to feel powerless amongst the wants and desires of our parents. We are grown adults who can make mature choices and actions based on our core desired feelings.

The Bible Unlocked: What is it to Sin?

Kristina Kaine | Posted 02.10.2017 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

Sin is one of the most misunderstood concepts today. All too often it is tied to guilt and fear which has the potential to be psychologically disturbing.

What's Communication Got to Do With... Lasting Love?

Mark Baer | Posted 02.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Mark Baer

Try and assess the ratio of positive to negative comments you make to each other. Chances are, you may need to make some adjustments in that regard, if you value your significant other and hope to celebrate many more love and romance-filled Valentine's Days together.

Dispelling 5 Myths about Domestic Violence

Angela Courtney | Posted 02.01.2017 | Women
Angela Courtney

If you are experiencing domestic violence, know that it is not your fault. You might not understand why he's treating you like this, and that's ok. There are some things in life we will never understand. But you don't have to keep making excuses for your partner, and you don't have to continue living this way.

5 of the Most Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Eric J. Hall | Posted 01.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

The journey for every Alzheimer's caregiver is different, but it is always challenging. With this in mind, here are some of the most critical tips for Alzheimer's caregivers to remember as they take on the important, yet daunting task of being a caregiver.

Family Caregiving Isn't Easy: Emotional Management Tips

Steve Landers MD,MPH | Posted 01.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Steve Landers MD,MPH

If you're already experiencing emotional struggles and feeling distressed, you should promptly seek help from a primary care or mental health professional. If things are generally going well and you want to prevent or reduce the impact of potential emotional challenges, here are some tips for coping:

Tinder Cleaning

Ella James | Posted 01.11.2017 | HuffPost Home
Ella James

After cleaning the house waiting for the cleaner to arrive. And after being the recipient of some pretty heavy judgement from her, I realized how much...

7 Things To Tell Yourself When Facebook Makes You Feel Like Crap

Ashley Abramson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Parents
Ashley Abramson

We're so good at giving grace to others, but when it comes to our own parenting, we withhold it -- especially on the internet.

My Son Is A Heroin Addict, And I Am Without Answers

Allyson Aabram | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Allyson Aabram

Every day, I wish and pray this chapter of our life will pass. But I cannot control when the page turns. I can at least put the secrecy behind me. I believe our power cannot be usurped by things outside of our control. However, shame can immobilizes us when we hold it close.

The Quiet Wound

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 01.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Unlike wounds resulting from physical or sexual abuse, where the invasive energy is blatant, the wounding energy of emotional incest is stealthy and v...

When Forgiveness Isn't a Virtue

The Establishment | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
The Establishment

My own lived experience and the experience of reading hundreds of letters from survivors of abuse has led me to this conclusion: You don't have to forgive anybody ever. Further, forgiveness can be bad for you.