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Love, Money and Manipulation

Leah Woodly | Posted 10.09.2015 | Women
Leah Woodly

I can't stress enough that I want you, me and every other couple to have a healthy, prosperous and life-long relationship, but that can't happen if there is dishonesty and manipulation in our midst. If you have been guilty of using the tactics above, make a commitment today to be open, honest and transparent.

An Epidemic of Spiritual Manipulation in Holistic Business ?

Tova Payne | Posted 10.01.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

It was a staff meeting at a yoga teacher training school: You would think that a meeting at a so-called spiritual enterprise would begin with a grounding meditation and everyone sharing their new ideas from a heart-centered place.

Thursday Failure - Indexes Test Some Critical Levels Pre-Yellen

Phil Davis | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Shall we keep pretending? Clearly that's the plan of the MSM, where you'd think we were in some kind of rally while critical index levels are falling by the wayside right and left on a daily basis.

The Husband-Son Hybrid

Hina Husain | Posted 09.22.2015 | Parents
Hina Husain

There is a class of men that exist in society. They may look like normal men, they may act like normal men; in certain aspects they may actually be pretty normal. However, if you dig a little deeper, you'll find that these men live under very peculiar circumstances at home with their families.

How Is Psychology Used to Manipulate and Influence Us in Our Daily Lives?

Quora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Science

Marketing supplies a product or service that resolves the customer's problem/dilemma whether real, imagined or generated by the advertiser. If you consider this with regards to the points below, you may never watch another commercial without feeling deceived, misled and abused.

How Not to Argue

Robin Hall | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hall

Listen and relax when faced with a conflict and don't let your self-esteem be rattled. If you do happen to slip into a nonsensical disagreement, let the minor regression only serve to remind you of the giant steps in self-development you have taken. But, don't be smug about it, that would be unattractive.

10 Ways Restaurants Manipulate Our Spending And Eating Habits

Quora | Posted 06.16.2015 | Taste

The next time you dine out, take along a copy of this list and count how many of the following psychological ploys your favorite restaurant uses.

The Biggest Scam of All: Pastor Creflo Dollar Will Get His $65 Million Luxury Jet

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.05.2015 | Religion
Steve Siebold

I don't know what's worse: the fact that Creflo Dollar believes God spoke to him and told him to buy this jet, or the fact that people are so gullible and delusional and are actually supporting this guy.

American Think Tanks and Foundations Manipulate German Politics, Claims Whistleblower

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.30.2015 | World
Till Bruckner

As American pundits are discussing the Clinton Cash affair and worrying about possible undue foreign influence on U.S. foreign policy via donations to...

Woman 'Manipulates' Her Body To Play With The Definition Of Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women

A new video shows one way to make yourself beautiful -- mold your body as though you are made of clay. Kelsey Higley, a student of Media Art at th...

Communicating With Passive-Aggressive People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

As a psychiatrist I teach my patients to address passive aggressive behavior directly as the person may not be aware of the impact on you since they are short on empathy. Hopefully you won't have many passive aggressive people in your life, but if you do, clear communication is a form of empowerment.

Divorce Confidential: Divorce and Reconciliation. Yes, It Happens!

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

My heart swells with joy when clients give their marriage a second chance. What does reconciliation look like from a legal perspective? Here are some things to consider before you reconcile with your ex.

Identifying the More Subtle Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Christina Berchini | Posted 05.02.2015 | Women
Christina Berchini

Abuse is sometimes extremely subtle. It is often insidious: You go from thinking you are falling in love to wondering why all of the "problems" in your new relationship seem to be your fault -- with no clear idea of how you got from point A to point B.

Fighting the Master Cult of Jihad

Ben Barber | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Ben Barber

The latest reports from Europe about ordinary, normal young men suddenly shifting to become jihadis -- throat cutters, suicide bombers, assassins of children and women -- reminds me of the way cultish holy men formed their slavish followings in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

The Shocking Truth About Emotional Abuse in the Workplace

Jill Dahl | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Jill Dahl

I pride myself on being a relational and socially conscious woman in the workplace. I had no idea that these qualities made me a prime target for emotional abuse from a business colleague.

Why the Republicans Love the Abortion Issue

Andy Schmookler | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

How many Americans fit this profile? They are inclined to view politics in moral terms, and it is important to them to be one of the good people and ...

Rick Berman Caught on Tape: Hear His 10 Tactics to Aid Dirty Energy Corps

Lisa Graves | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lisa Graves

Rick Berman, the king of corporate front groups and propaganda, has been caught on tape detailing his attacks on public interest groups in the labor and environmental movements, including on efforts to increase the minimum wage for workers.

Breaking the No Contact Rule

Tracy Crossley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

No contact is a rule and like other rules we use to take care of a problem, it creates a whole host of new problems. These issues take us away from connecting to ourselves, so we keep doing the same things over and over in each relationship with more pain each time.

The #1 Trick To Engaging With A Narcissist

Lindsey Ellison | Posted 11.08.2014 | Divorce
Lindsey Ellison

If you are related to, married to, or divorced from a narcissist, then you know how difficult it is reason with them.

Yes, Bad Boys Are Bad For You. But Go Ahead, Find Out For Yourself -- At Least Once...

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 10.04.2014 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

New York City filmmaker and TV host Mike Sargent wants to get to the bottom of a phenomenon that is able to show so much about the way men and women relate, cross-cultural, cross-continental, global.

Liz Steketee: Truth, Intertwined and Manipulated

Jason Landry | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

San Francisco based photographer Liz Steketee uses her life as material for her work. And that's smart, because the way I see it, the more personal the project or series that a photographer creates, the better it comes across to the viewing public.

The Most Dangerous Game: Christopher Yates' Black Chalk

Jaime Lubin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Books
Jaime Lubin

"Never trust the artist, trust the tale." Christopher Yates invokes the famous D.H. Lawrence quote that functions as an epigraph to Black Chalk, Yates' darkly psychological debut thriller.

Divorce Confidential: Coping With an Impossible Spouse During and After Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 04.15.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce is already a traumatic experience for most individuals and their families. Dealing with a toxic spouse who has it out for you makes the divorce process even worse by dragging out issues that could easily be resolved with compromise and agreements outside of the courtroom.

How to Raise Kids Who Actually Like You When They Grow Up

Caroline Presno | Posted 06.01.2013 | Parents
Caroline Presno

How does the sweet baby you rocked to sleep at night turn into an adult who can't stand to be in the same room with you?

Getting Out Of A Manipulative Relationship, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When Dr. Gail Saltz, psychiatrist, joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she gave advice on how to escape a manipulative relationship. If you're in a situa...