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Emotional Contagion: Catching your Child's Feelings When You Use Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Emotions are contagious! Parents can catch strong emotions in their children alerting them to cues of their feelings without a word expressed. Parents catch a feeling from their child such as seeing fear or anger in a facial expression.

Why Carson's Tall Tales About His Past Don't Hurt Him

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Carson gets a pass for his truth stretching because he's already coined an industry out of spouting outrageous and outlandish quips, cracks, and inane statements about anything and everything that comes in his head.

Why Do We Lie? Being Good and the Penguin That Faces West

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Kay Tacke Morse

Ah, no I didn't take the last slice. No, I did not cheat on that Psych 101 test. Yes, I walked the dog. No, I did not masturbate, all of the time. Y...

The Connection Between Honesty and Good Health

Ornish Living | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

This kind of honesty goes a long way in teaching us about aligning with our own inner truth. When we step out of what is true for us, we pay a price. If we try to be someone else or something else, or if we try to be somewhere we are not, it's like trying to swim against the current.

When Kids Lie: 3 Steps to Strengthening Family

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.13.2016 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

All kids dabble in stretching the truth or outright lying, and of course it's to their benefit to learn that lies have consequences. To be clear, all kids lie at one point or another. I know you may be thinking yours has never lied to you, but if so you're in La-la-land. Once you've come to grips with this truth keep reading.

The Civil War Was Lost. It's Time We Finally Won It

Andy Schmookler | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

It is true that the Union was preserved, so that was a measure of victory. But the spirit that animated the South and produced that war was never really stamped out, and for that the entire nation has paid a huge price.

Ending the Legacy of Family Secret-Keeping

Georgia Kolias | Posted 07.30.2016 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

In a healthy family or relationship, you tell the truth, and you share what you are afraid of. I am dismantling the system of secret keeping, for myself and for my children, one day at a time.

Washington Times Echoes Chevron's Lies in Hit Piece

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 07.16.2016 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

As part of an ongoing effort to blur the truth, The Washington Times just published a "hit piece" against Amazon Watch, which has long supported the Ecuadorian communities that were devastated by decades of Chevron's reckless actions for which it has been found guilty in a landmark environmental lawsuit.

How to Know Truth

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"How do I know the difference between the lies coming from my own mind and the truth coming from my higher self? How do I know, when I think I am rece...

A Loving Realization: You Get What You Give Is a Lie

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

"You get what you give" is a lie. A better way to phrase it to me: "Without expectation, give what you truly want out into the world, only then, wil...

The Truth About Lying

Calvalyn Day | Posted 07.02.2016 | Parents
Calvalyn Day

The truth about lying, whether in older kids and in adults, is that it comes from a place of fear. The fear that you're not good enough and the fear that someone else might find you out.

Do You Have an Honest Relationship?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Honesty is a key component of a healthy relationship, not only because it helps us avoid harmful breaches of trust, but because it allows us to live in reality as opposed to fantasy and to share this reality with someone else.

Brian Willams and the Flip Wilson Defense

Jim Moret | Posted 06.21.2016 | Media
Jim Moret

I watched Brian Williams' interview with Matt Lauer hoping to hear, once and for all, a contrite admission that Williams lied to us all. Repeatedly. And that he was deeply sorry for losing our trust. Expectations were high to say the least.

5 Popular Internet Nutrition Myths (How Many Have You Fallen For?)

Julie Upton | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

If your nutrition information comes primarily from your email inbox or social media, what you're reading may be misleading, inaccurate and may even be...

Conservative Britain: The Real Hunt Begins...

David Trumble | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
David Trumble

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You Are Guilty Of Many Of These White Lies

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald & Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.30.2015 | Comedy

Don't lie. Sometimes you're running late and you don't want your friend to rethink hanging out, so you tell them you're much closer than you actual...

20 Things We Told Our Kids Growing Up -- And What We Really Meant

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.22.2015 | Fifty

Little white lies are harmless, right? They've been used in the name of good parenting forever (at least we think so). Here are some things we freque...

The Age of Insanity (Part 5)

Barry Levinson | Posted 06.13.2015 | Comedy
Barry Levinson

I continue to worry about what I have referred to in past posts as "the age of insanity." Recently I met with R.H. Flutes, my old friend from the Lying Institute of America. Dr. R.H. Flutes was in a jubilant mood because his former student, Ted Cruz, was on the presidential campaign trail.

Empowerment in Telling Your Truths

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Rebecca Mckown

Through this confession I have exposed a truth and in this truth I am more whole than I was before. My experiences good and bad have made me who I am today and I am proud of this person, truth be told.

6 Worst Relationship Myths Women Believe

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.30.2015 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

The relationship panel, Wives, Girlfriends and Side Chicks Decoded, facilitated by the lifestyle bloggers Six Brown Chicks, exposed several destructive relationship myths that women tend to believe.

These Unlikely Heroes Are...Wait for It...The World's Top Fact-Checkers

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Media
Peter Mandel

Ladies and gentlemen (or to avoid being gender-specific) members of The American Copy-Editors and Fact-Checkers Guild: It is my pleasure to welcome each one of you and, of course, "you" in the plural sense, to this evening's Hall of Fame Banquet.

No Lie!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.02.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Fox Should be 'Fair and Balanced' and Suspend Bill O'Reilly for Lying About a 'War Zone'

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.26.2015 | Media
H. A. Goodman

America has vilified Brian Williams for lying and NBC suspended him for six months. Bill O'Reilly was not in a war zone and wasn't in a combat situation. Can anyone explain how O'Reilly is better, or more deserving of leniency than Brian Williams?

How Jon Stewart Turned Conservative Lies Into Groundbreaking Comedy and Enlightened a Generation

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.19.2015 | Media
H. A. Goodman

While many conservatives are happy to see him leave the show he created, the truth is that all Stewart's done is dare to look at Michele Bachmann from the vantage point of a sane person. In doing so, we laugh because changing "French fries" to "freedom Fries" is funny.

Toward Trustworthy News: 'Lies, Damn Lies, and Viral Content'

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

My perspective, as usual, is that I'm a news consumer, never told anyone how to fix the news, I just want news I can trust.