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How Can We Not Be Asking This Question?

Andy Schmookler | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece has appeared in newspapers in my conservative congressional district in Virginia. Everyone old enough to remember an earlier era should re...

The Hostility of Bernie-World Toward Hillary-World Illustrates a Broader Phenomenon

Andy Schmookler | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

I'm reading a book titled ORIGINALS: How Non-Conformists Move the World (by Adam Grant). In it, I've come across this passage that seems to illuminate...

With vs. For

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

When I work with people, I never consider them working "for" me, or me working "for" them, but "with" me as part of a team. I now understand why I've been met, time and again, with disappointment or frustration.

Is There Any Hope for Peace in the New Year?

Tim Suttle | Posted 03.01.2015 | Religion
Tim Suttle

The kind of worship needed in 2015 cannot happen in a mega church, or any church that is obsessed with church growth. It is participation in the life of a local church that is so rooted in a neighborhood that they become hospitable to those they would otherwise leave out.

The Politics of Hostility: "If Librels Are For It, We're Agin It" Doesn't Cut It

Andy Schmookler | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

[This piece appeared in newspapers in my conservative congressional District in Virginia.] How did it come to this? How did our political life in...

Alzheimer's Caregivers: 3 Tips for Restoring Harmony to Your Relationship With Your Loved One

Marie Marley | Posted 06.21.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

"I can't promise following this advice will stop all the fights," she said. "But it'll help. Why don't you try it for a while and see what happens?"

Expectations Letting You Down? Try This

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

The good news is that to the extent that you can change your expectation, you can inoculate yourself against anger. And it's important to do this, because your anger only hurts you!

Hostility Toward Immigrants: An American Tradition? | Thomas F. Schaller | Posted 07.11.2012 | Latino Voices

Supposedly, an estimated 10 percent of Americans can trace their ancestry back to the Mayflower....

What Happens When Divorce Drives A Wedge Between Sisters?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 06.17.2012 | Divorce
Dr. Irene S. Levine

My sister is two years older than me. We've had a pretty good relationship throughout the years although our teen years have really taken a toll.

Is Marriage Good for Your Health, NY Times Asks

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Coming this Sunday to the New York Times Magazine (already available online here) is an article by Tara Parker-Pope titled, "Is marriage good for your...

Does Anonymity on the Internet Breed Bravery or Cowardice?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Anonymity allows for brave as well as cowardly statements to be made that might not be made if the true identity of the speaker were disclosed, but such bravery is not often the case.

A Friendship Too Broken to Fix

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's exceedingly difficult, usually impossible, to downgrade a romance to a platonic friendship after someone has been dumped.