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Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

Obituary For the Original Dog Who 'Ate My Homework'

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.17.2014 | Green
Alexia Parks

A constant companion, a dog bears witness to your life and history without judgement. So when our middle dog, 13-year-old dog Tia passed away suddenly, last week of an apparent stroke due to a blood clot, it caught us by surprise.

Hero Dogs

Candy Spelling | Posted 12.05.2011 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

It's no surprise that the Hero Dog Awards received over 450 nominations representing every state in the country. The eight finalists from the various fields of canine service included law enforcement, search and rescue, guide dogs, the military and therapy dogs.


Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama is right: It is important to focus on the extraordinary courage shown on the day of the shooting rampage. Because while you can train for what to do in an emergency, you cannot train someone to be heroic.