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Be True To Yourself (And Not Self-Absorbed)

Mike Robbins | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Honoring our feelings isn't about being self-absorbed or arrogant -- it's really about being true to ourselves, honest about how we feel, and willing to engage in authentic conversations with other people. So why can it be so challenging for us to honor our own feelings? 

UVA Board Blunder: What Would Jefferson Do?

Sean Donahue | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Sean Donahue

The decision to force University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan's resignation has rightfully been met with anger and dismay, especially coming from a university that prides itself on trust and honor.

Honor, Courage, and Character

Ann Tran | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Ann Tran

This and every Father's Day, in addition to remembering my own father, I choose to honor my American father, Colonel Bill Ochs.

Take Time to Make This Day a Memorial Day

Rachael Freed | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Traditionally Memorial Day is to honor the memories of those we've lost, particularly those who sacrificed their lives in military service for our country.

Investiture Ceremony at the New Zealand Embassy, Washington D.C.

Connie Lawn | Posted 07.13.2012 | World
Connie Lawn

The heavy and handsome gold medal was presented at a ceremony at the New Zealand Embassy by a terrific man, Ambassador Mike Moore. I am grateful, and pleased I got through the ceremony without crying, passing out, or tripping.

Don't Let Mother's Day be Martyrs Day!

Dr. G | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
Dr. G

This Mother's Day, let your kids make breakfast and stay in bed while they're in the kitchen. Take time for yourself. Ask for a gift you actually want. Read the cards you get and believe them.

A Life Well Lived, a Love Well Shared

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall

It sure seems like a whole lot of the most special people in my life are leaving this life. I guess that happens as one gets older, and I honestly can...

AIDS. Remember Me?

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 05.12.2012 | Books
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Everyone has their own way of honoring our fallen, lost to AIDS. There is no one correct way of doing so. For me, I chose to write.

DIY Nail Art: A Wild Way To Wear Neon

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I tried my hardest to wear dark nail colors these cold-weather months, but after just a few days I get bored of them and give in to fuchsia, teal and ...

Tadashi Shoji and Honor Fall 2012

Joy Adaeze | Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices
Joy Adaeze

After actress Octavia Spencer's SAG and Golden Globe award winning Tadashi Shoji dresses, many were looking forward to what the designer would show for Fall.

'The Descendants' Star Wows In Lacy Look

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: "The Descendants" star Shailene Woodley WHAT: The 20-year-old actress, who isn't shy when it comes to daring red carpet looks, pleasantly surpri...

Saluting Rapists

Robert Koehler | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

When sex is hidden in the shadows -- when it's something you can't talk about (but you can brag about) -- it easily becomes one more tool of domination, wrapped in an unspeakable shame that preserves its secrecy.

What Would You Do?

Urizenus Sklar | Posted 01.14.2012 | Education
Urizenus Sklar

Anyone can freeze in the moment. But of course the real question is what would we have done in the minutes and hours and days and weeks and months and years following the event like the one Mike McQueary witnessed.

We've Survived Much Worse. This Was It.

Peter Samuelson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Peter Samuelson

Every recession feels like the end of the world to those hurt by it. Sometimes the best thing a struggling society can do is to remember how it was ab...

Look Of The Day: Kirsten Dunst

The Huffington Post | Sarah St. Lifer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: 'Melancholia' actress and Flare cover girl Kirsten Dunst. WHAT: The blonde babe wore a paisly-print Honor frock with sheer paneling. (The look c...

It's Time to Honor All Our Fallen Heroes

Terry Newell | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Terry Newell

When Victoria Delong, who served in the U.S. Cultural Affairs Office in Port-au-Prince died in Haiti during its devastating earthquake last January, it was left up to her agency to decide whether and how to honor her.

Saluting Military Families This Memorial Day

Major Dan Rooney | Posted 07.30.2011 | Impact
Major Dan Rooney

This Memorial Day, it is not only appropriate, but imperative that we remember the other causalities of service: military families. Their needs are great.

Honoring the Veterans and Those Who Tell Their Stories

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

For every war, we need great storytellers so that the generations that follow will understand the real war that was fought. World War II's man was Ernie Pyle.

Death Feeds Life Feeds Death

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Mid-autumn, when all of nature seems to be dying, has long been the season to observe feasts of the dead in Northern cultures.

Final Notes About the Closing of a School

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

There are things that are beyond politics. This is one of them.

Honoring the Divine Feminine: The CoSM Retreat

Jennifer La Lima-Ortmuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer La Lima-Ortmuller

The speakers at CoSM were guides. They led the way as each of us tapped into our own creative, individual self.

SPOTLIGHT ON FILM: Mary Ann Smothers Bruni Speaks Out Against 'Honor Killing' in the Middle East

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Filmmaker Mary Ann Smothers Bruni WHAT: 'Quest for Honor' WHEN: August 6 - 12, New York (IFC Center); August 13 - 19 Los Angeles (ArcLight Hol...

For Better Or For Worse, By the Power Vested In Me

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Nine years ago, when I spent five minutes and $10 becoming duly and legally ordained online, it was a lark (and provided fodder for my very first religion column.) I really never expected to use it.

How Old is Wisdom?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Lichtman

The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan had an interesting take this weekend (July 17) on President Obama's poll numbers and problems with the economy ...

Fourth of July Weekend: Lake Kiowa

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

My father is a World War II veteran. Yesterday, the community of Lake Kiowa, Texas honored him and 31 other survivors of the 'greatest generation' for their contribution.