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The News And Anxiety

Sheryl Paul | Posted 09.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sheryl Paul

We live in uncertain times, and that statement alone can send an anxious-sensitive personality type into a tailspin. But the truth is that we've alway...

Former Reporter Poses The Question We Must All Ask Ourselves About Negative News

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.19.2016 | OWN

When Michelle Gielan was working as a local and national news reporter, she covered her share of tragic stories. But in her years as a television jour...

The Scientific Reason We Can't Get Enough 'Negative News'

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 04.21.2016 | OWN

If it bleeds, it leads. But why are we so fixated on the scary, awful, sensational news of the day? Journalist and psychologist Daniel Goleman explain...

Carolyn Gregoire

What Constant Exposure To Negative News Is Doing To Our Mental Health | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.19.2015 | Science

It's nearly impossible to turn on the TV, open up a web browser, or scroll through Twitter without being assaulted with notifications of a new world d...

How To Follow The News Without Plunging Into A Bottomless Pit Of Despair

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.18.2015 | Media

We know anecdotally that too much bad news can leave us feeling drained, stressed and overwhelmed. But there’s also plenty of data detailing the dam...

Why We're All Frustrated With How News Is Covered, According To Google

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.11.2015 | Media

Type the words "why is the news" into Google and the site's Autocomplete function reveals a widespread frustration among news consumers. The su...

Goodbye to Good News

Barry Levinson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media
Barry Levinson

When will there be a good news day? One news day where the news is so good that it is the story of the day. A day that excites all Americans, whether they are Republicans, Democrats, or any other political persuasion. The news is so good that all the news coverage is overwhelmed by this wonderful event.

What All This Bad News Is Doing To Us

New York Magazine | Jesse Singal | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

A terrifying jihadist group is conquering and butchering its way across big swaths of Iraq and Syria. Planes are falling out of the sky on what seems ...

Life Delivers a Million-Dollar Grin

Tom Gerdy | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

I must admit that there are times when it is difficult to keep looking up when we are surrounded by so many challenges that seem insurmountable. We live in a time when technological advances bombard us with information.

There Is Good News -- If You Look For It

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

If we pay much attention to the media, it's easy to get the impression that life is really scary, dangerous, and there are lots of terrible things happening all over the place.