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How We Killed The Word 'No'

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts

All over America, people are disappearing without a trace.  Lovers, friends: here one day and gone the next, ghosts vaporizing into the mist. At...

6 Ways First-Time Entrepreneurs Can Turn a 'No' into Momentum

Sandy Abrams | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Entrepreneurs are usually known for the ability to persist until they've found a way to make their idea happen. An optimistic mindset has no space in it for a negative word like 'no.'

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

The Importance of Having Boundaries in Your Relationships

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

Remember, setting boundaries isn't selfish. It builds self-esteem. But it usually takes encouragement to make yourself a priority and to persist.

The Ick of No

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn't feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so when the time came to renew it, I decided not to. But there was one problem.

The Other Side of Yes and No: How the Concept of Consent Plays Out for Persons With Disabilities

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 05.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

It is clear that consent can definitely be constructed differently when one has a disability. It isn't as simple as yes or no.

将来、アルツハイマーになるのを避ける! 今から始める「4つの行動」

セルフドクターニュース | Posted 06.23.2015 | Japan


認知症の名医「認知機能の低下は炭水化物不足」 低炭水化物ダイエットで「物忘れ」多くなる!?

セルフドクターニュース | Posted 06.02.2015 | Japan


5 Times When Saying 'No' Is The Nicest Thing You Can Do For Yourself

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living

The vast majority of us live in a 24/7 world. Our days do not begin and end within office hours. And after accounting for the optimal amount of sleep ...

The Story of Viv Albertine + Joanna Hogg Triptych Screening at Lincoln Center (Exclusive VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Herewith, the story of Viv Albertine, star of Hogg's Exhibition, and also of her own life -- begun as a "poor North London girl" and lived through Lon...

8 Ways to Say No Without Ruining Your Reputation

Adam Grant | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Saying no frees you up to say yes when it matters most. But the rest of the time, how do you say no without burning bridges and jeopardizing your reputation?

How to Deal With Rejection

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Chances are you've been there before. Across from a guy in a suit that costs more than you're unemployed tush can hope to make in a month, or on the very distant end of an I'm-not-interested text message. It's hideous, unfriendly and usually has bad table manners. It's called rejection.

Business Reinvention and the Art of Saying No

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Reinvention is about focusing on today and tomorrow, but not so much about clinging to decisions that held you back last week or last year.

The Best Responses to Kendrick Lamar's Epic Verse

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Celebrity

Oh, it's on. Big Sean's album "Hall of Fame" doesn't drop until August 27, but the rapper already got upstaged on his own track, "Control." The le...

The Art Of Saying 'No'

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Maffett

Have your "no" phrases as ready as your business cards. Keep them handy. Keep them honest.

International Film Festival Fare Dazzles Panama Audiences

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Andrea R. Vaucher

The second edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Panama wrapped last week and for seven days offered Panamanians a taste of what is available cinematically besides Cruise and Cameron, Pirates and Potter.

Popcorn Preview: No

Leslie Sisman | Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: No (2012) Cast includes: Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Alfredo Castro (Tony Manero), Antonia Zegers (Post Mortem) Writer/Directo...

At Restaurant Daniel for the Oscars: Forget Walking the Red Carpet

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Regina Weinreich

In New York on Oscar Sunday, the red carpet will be more than a runway for hopefuls in borrowed gowns and glitter.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Pablo Larrain on No

Dan Persons | Posted 04.12.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

No, director Pablo Larrain's slightly fictionalized account of anti-Pinochet's "No" campaign, was enough to net Chile its very first Oscar nomination in the foreign language category, and I was able to get some time with Larrain to discuss the project.

The Word Kids Absolutely Need To Hear

LearnVest | Posted 03.18.2013 | Parents

"No." It's a little word with a lot of influence, especially for parents. Maybe it's because of what happens after we say the word "no" (you know, the screaming and tantrum-throwing) that we skirt around it, try to disguise it and sometimes just don't say it all.

Meet An Oscar Contender: 'No'

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO and EVA VERGARA | Posted 03.14.2013 | Entertainment

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile is getting its first shot at an Oscar for best foreign-language film, along with global attention and a boost to its thr...

Learning New Words

Caren Chesler | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents
Caren Chesler

One of his first words was "No," but I've learned that he doesn't necessarily mean it. Do you want some apple? No. I then give him a piece of apple, and he readily takes it. Raisins? No, but really yes. More oatmeal? No! As he helps himself to another spoonful.

Nothing to Fear

Grown And Flown | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

The danger, the real danger, was never in food or movies or video games, and it was not in the people they would meet online.

A Meditation on the Word “NO”

Joya Dass | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Joya Dass

What Annie said next stopped me in my tracks: "Education gives a woman the power to say NO."

It's OK To Disappoint People

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

Disappointment, as uncomfortable and even painful as it can be for me and many of us, is essential and important on our journey of growth, self-discovery, authenticity and fulfillment.