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Election Aftermath: A Whole New Kind Of Sad

Candy Leonard | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Candy Leonard

The phrase "American Exceptionalism" always seemed a bit jingoistic and smug to me. I'm not sure I even knew what it meant. But now, watching it vanis...

What The #Safetypin Movement Means To Me

Laurie Levy | Posted 12.14.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

After the election, I was distraught. It wasn't just that my candidate lost. It was that Donald Trump won the Electoral College by fanning the flames of bigotry and hatred. Whether or not he really believes what he said doesn't matter.

35 Years Slogging Toward Progress

Mark A. Thompson | Posted 11.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark A. Thompson

Amidst the darkness of post-election despair, my husband and I celebrated our 35th anniversary. When we first got together, we had one friend who tol...

Surviving Doomsday: Of Wolves And Penguins

Carla Marcantonio | Posted 11.15.2016 | Arts
Carla Marcantonio

Note: plot spoilers contained herein. As I try to redirect or just manage to do something else with my angst over what may happen on Election Day oth...

This Simple GIF Might Help You Breathe

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.10.2016 | Healthy Living

This gif to help you breathe correctly If you’re feeling stressed, here’s a clever GIF out there to remind you to do what’s absolutely ess...

9 Calls Every Midlifer Should Make On Nov. 9

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.09.2016 | Fifty

It is over. Done. Kaput. The election is over except for some residual chest thumping and towel-wringing and now it’s time when we hopefully move pa...

7 Tips on Moving Forward With Post-election Unemployment

Sudy Bharadwaj | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Sudy Bharadwaj

Are you currently unemployed, or have you given up on looking and completely withdrawn from the job market? If so, let's revamp your thought process and your job search strategies for 2013.

Post-Election Conservatives: A Kinder, Gentler Intolerance

Brandon Bowlin | Posted 01.27.2013 | Black Voices
Brandon Bowlin

So now here we are. Laurels and laments. Libation-filled laudatory and lugubrious leaps of self-loathing. One side won and the other lost. Clearly. Actually, lost is too tepid a word. The far right is seeing its final days... or not.

Everything Is Going to Be OK

Will Wilkinson | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Will Wilkinson

Obama won't save us. He won't destroy us. America's chilling predicament won't be solved by Democats in power. It wouldn't be solved by Republicans in power. Deliverance comes through hitching our wagon to something much bigger: our expanding universe.

Post-Election Self-Care: A Reminder To Check In With Yourself

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

After the pre-recorded phone messages have come to a stop and we've had a chance to feel and voice our opinion about the results, it's time to take a deep breath and bring some self-care back into our daily life.

Let's Have Town Halls After the Elections

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

The citizens' assembly, being non-governmental and community-based, would have no power to compel their participation. But I think very few would refuse. Who knows, maybe C-SPAN would want to cover it.

Is This a Culture That Wants to Save Itself?

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

Conscientious citizens from across the political spectrum should start asking -- out loud, over and over, in whatever venue needs to hear it -- "Is this a culture that wants to save itself?"

Out Of Line: Bury the Hatchet

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


Which Type Of Election Addict Are You? (And How To Recover!)

New York Magazine | Dale Hrabi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After finally pulling that lever in the voting booth, many New Yorkers are going through post-election withdrawal. How do you cope without your consta...

Election Withdrawal

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Clearly the entire country is coming to terms with the outcome of the election. Many are getting back to their routines, others are more engaged in current events.

Finally Seeing Clearly

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

I was advised to take a break from political clutter and that peculiar kind of tunnel vision that develops when we focus too closely on any tiny part of the huge world around us.

Out of Line: Sale

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


Post Election: How To Restore Your Personal Operating System

Kay Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kay Goldstein

The election season has been a long and sometimes difficult journey. Many of us have been training our minds and bodies to get into some pretty self-defeating habits.

Keeping Republican Friends: Please Help!

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

I'd like to check something out with fellow Democrats: How are you doing with your Republican friends? Maybe I should also ask if you have Republican friends.

KCRW Presents Left, Right and Center Onstage for Post-Election On-Air Live Broadcast

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
HuffPost Radio

On Sunday, Nov. 9th from 6 to 7 pm (PST), Left, Right & Center... takes to the stage before a live audience for a special one-hour broadcast.

What We'll Miss

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

On Tuesday we gain a president but lose a narrative... No matter what happens tomorrow -- and despite the freeway collision of an economic crisis and two wars -- that narrative is possessed by Barack Obama.

Election 2008: What We Can Do For Our Country

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"And now the work begins," wrote Dr. Maya Angelou in "Commencement Address." Her words have never rung more true than today. With two years of Elect...

Channel This Election Fervor Into Helping the Country

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

When the dust settles Tuesday, the lunatic fringe on both sides of the aisle will crawl back into their burrows, and the rest of us will be left to repair the damage done by the Bush Administration.

Justice for All with a New Administration? It's Up to Us

Andy Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Stern

On November 5th, do we start planning how we will stake our individual claims on the new president and Congress, or do we turn our attention to the greater opportunity to work together for the good of all?

My Coming November Crackup

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

As an older man with a reasonably good nervous system tested and toughened by life, death, and everything in between, this election has been a new high in personal fear and trembling.