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Reinhart And Rogoff Are Not Backing Down

Emily Peck | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

While a barrage of searing political criticism is certainly making them feel terrible, Kenneth S. Rogoff and Carmen M. Reinhart are not backing away f...

Why You're Not Getting The Credit You Deserve

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

When an organization (or an individual) makes a big, expensive and embarrassing mistake, it attracts loads of attention. But do you know what almost never attracts the attention it deserves? When things go the way they are supposed to.

Top 5 Divorce Mistakes To Avoid

Allison Pescosolido, M.A | Posted 06.08.2013 | Divorce
Allison Pescosolido, M.A

Here are five mistakes commonly made by people going through divorce. Avoiding these pitfalls will allow you to divorce with integrity and keep suffering to a minimum.

Quick Fixes for 5 Interview Disasters

Her Campus | Posted 06.06.2013 | College
Her Campus

We've all been there: you arrived late, accidentally spilled coffee on your resume or even broke a heel. Interviews gone wrong are an inevitable part of life and can happen to the best of us (even in our cutest outfits).

Top Five Money Mistakes Parents Make With Their Kids

Neale Godfrey | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

We want "kids to be kids," so money seems like a grown up topic that we can put off. It's easy to send messages that confuse our kids and harm the family's financial health -- but, you can change that.

Feeling Stuck? 5 Tips for Moving Forward

Denise Scarbro | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Scarbro

When we dwell on the past, we are only creating misery for ourselves, and we are keeping ourselves from moving forward, which is the only way we can move! The only thing that is real is this moment.

Mercury Retrograde: Get Ready for Three 'More' Weeks When the World Goes Haywire!

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Many readers have asked to be warned when Mercury goes retrograde. They want to avoid the kind of mental mistake that cost Governor Perry his presidential nomination.

This Won't End Well

Posted 02.24.2013 | Comedy

Football, basketball, hockey, martial arts, European football... all of these athletic events offer plenty of excitement when all goes according to pl...

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make In Divorce

Dr. Jeff Gardere | Posted 04.19.2013 | Divorce
Dr. Jeff Gardere

Divorce can be one of the most stressful events in life, second only to a spouse dying. In fact, a divorce can become such a complicated and nasty affair that many people have joked that a spouse dying is a less stressful event because at least you don't have to fight the deceased in court!

Screwing Up

Daniel Menaker | Posted 04.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Menaker

The Skivvies appeared. They took off all their clothes, except their underwear, which was not minimalistic but pretty revealing. There was a drummer who also took off his clothes. All three were ... well-made.

Mistake? No Problem

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

Did you make a mistake? No problem. No surprise. Everyone makes mistakes. Admit it. Correct it with God's assistance and forgiveness. Learn from it. Mistake gone. No problem.

Learn From Your Mistakes

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ricardo B. Salinas

He who suspects that he is always wrong is right on track Francisco de Quevedo Almost a year ago I was in Long Beach to attend the TED conference. Mo...

Five of Steve Jobs's Biggest Mistakes

Peter Sims | Posted 01.24.2013 | Small Business
Peter Sims

It's a great disservice to everyone that the stories that we hear about the most accomplished entrepreneurs sound so effortless. The truth is just the opposite. Even visionary, creative success stories must be willing to be imperfect and make mistakes.

A Positive Take On Making Mistakes

Mike Robbins | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

While mistakes aren't a huge issue in my life, I actually spend and waste a lot of time worrying about making mistakes, and also find myself being unnecessarily critical of those around me when they make mistakes (both overtly and covertly).

What Is the Worst Thing You've Ever Done to Someone? (WATCH)

Posted 12.30.2012 | MarloThomas

Microphone in hand, I went out and asked the people of New York: What is the worst thing you've ever done to someone? var src_url="http://psh...

WATCH: How To Create A New Normal

OWN | Posted 12.11.2012 | OWN

In this season of "Iyanla: Fix My Life," author and relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant met with Amy, a mother who left her husband and two teenage son...

10 Style Faux Pas Guys Need to Stop Committing Right Now (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Style

It's been said that clothes make the man, and if that mantra holds any weight, a lot of men have some explaining to do. While we like to think that...

Go Ahead, Make a Mistake

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Robyn Greenspan

Fear of making a mistake is sometimes the barrier to taking any action, but that also prevents any learning from happening too. And every lesson serves as a building block toward the next success.

Optimize Failure: 5 Ways To Look On The Bright Side

Marcia Wieder | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Failing is the easy part -- it's how you handle failure that will either stop you or allow you to move forward in your life, your career and your relationships.

The Perfect Mistake

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 12.10.2012 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

We live in an imperfect world. We all know that. We are aware of the imperfections of those around us and they are aware of our imperfections as well. For most of us, our erasers wear out before our pencils do.

You Are Not Alone... Mark Zuckerberg

Chris O'Connor | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Chris O'Connor

One of the best feelings must be your stock price improving after you open your mouth and that's exactly what happened to Facebook and Mark this week. Cries for "more Mark" can't feel bad.

A Flawed Life: How It Just Might Make You Happier

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

Unfortunately, the pursuit of perfection doesn't make us happier or ease stress. A perfect body doesn't solve your emotional problems, a shiny new car doesn't mean you're any more likely to be taken seriously at work and a meticulously kept house can't keep you from financial issues.

Don't Be Helpless, Open Yourself Up

Intent | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Intent

Don't learn to be helpless. Instead, open yourself up. You might not realize it, but the change you are looking for might be within your power to create. In the darkest of places, at the darkest of times, the sunshine we are all waiting for might actually come from within.

Emotional ADD

Carol Smaldino | Posted 09.19.2012 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

There is no growth without mistakes.

Making Mistakes

Carol Smaldino | Posted 09.07.2012 | Parents
Carol Smaldino

The best insights and resolutions often come with the least amount of pressure for perfection.