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Loners

Why Every Lonely Kid Deserves Their Moment of Fame

Marsha Pinto | Posted 04.07.2015 | Teen
Marsha Pinto

The most probable reason why I and so many other kids get excluded is because we are or choose to be different than everybody else. We don't conform, we stand out. We don't always say what people want to hear but instead we give our own opinion.

Army of One

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Memorial Day might just as well be called Social Substitutability Day, unless we deepen and widen its meaning and allow the day's remembrance to include the crimes against humanity every side in war commits -- unless we remember that militarism, like racism and misogyny, are the real enemies.

Suomenlinna: The Ultimate Destination for Travel Loners

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

The six islands comprising the Fortress of Suomenlinna in Helsinki, Finland, have the kind of forlorn beauty that one would expect in this pocket of Scandinavia -- and a quirky, varied culture all their own.

Introvert Finds Interesting Way To Make New Friends

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Introverts often express anxiety about large group settings like cocktail parties, but according to one expert, they're actually the best conversation...

6 Things You Thought Wrong About Introverts

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

If common stereotypes have anything to say on the matter, it's that introverts are socially awkward loners who abhor large crowds and don't like peopl...

Three Ways to Help 'Loners' and Improve School Safety

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 03.18.2013 | Education
Nancy Rappaport

Research consistently shows that building connections between and among students and teachers, teachers and administrators, and the school and parents makes schools safer and offers better support to those who are at risk of becoming isolated, bullied, and teased.