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Power of Words

Filter Your Mouth! Understanding The Power Of Words

PJVIncent | Posted 11.11.2016 | Women

Words matter. Our tongue has the power to build or to destroy. One of our strongest assets is the ability to communicate through many means but partic...

Mom's Quirky Experiment Teaches Daughter How Impactful Words Can Be

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents

With a tube of toothpaste and just a few minutes, one mom taught her daughter an important lesson she’ll likely never forget The weekend before her ...

I Should...No More!

Sylvie Barthelemy | Posted 06.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sylvie Barthelemy

Lately I've been struck by how often I hear people begin their sentences with "I should..." For example: • I should quit this job. • I should...

How to Never Have to Apologize for Something You Didn't Say

Bob Burg | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Bob Burg

The long-running local children's show where I grew up featured a man with a genial manner and entertaining style. He was without doubt one of the most beloved area personalities of his era and hero of many a young'un, including yours truly.

Do Words Kill? Is Political Rhetoric Inciting Christians to Violence?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

In the aftermath of the recent shooting at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs, it's time we examine the role of words in our politics and in our society. Those who defensively insist that their vicious verbal attacks on Planned Parenthood have nothing to do with a single gunman's massacre of innocent citizens are fooling themselves.

The Moment That Writing Changes Everything

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

For Jimmy Santiago Baca, now a highly-acclaimed poet and writer, that moment when the power of words changed his life came as he was about to stab someone during a robbery he was committing.

The Sacred, Profane, and Mundane: The Power of Words

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 08.11.2016 | Religion
Shammi Paranjape

Words hold great power. They are the symbols of life, of language, of all that we know and feel. They give expression to our lives, our souls, our deepest longings and strongest emotions. The skill of using the right words is a potent force.

Here Is Why I Use the Word 'Queer'

Jenny Block | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jenny Block

That word has been used against us in the past. But you can't use a word against someone who already calls that word their own. So I claim it. I own. I use it, and I wear it. I am queer.

The Power of Spoken Words

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 02.13.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

We must align our words, voice inflection and tone, eye expression, body language, and actions with our inner awareness in an honest exchange.

Word Power

Richard M. Cohen | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard M. Cohen

The power of language to define or wound cannot be denied. All of us know expressions that demean based on race and gender or mental health. I once heard a surly neighbor call my father a cripple. Unkind language keeps narrow-minded attitudes alive.

What Your Words Do to Me

Jessica Braun | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Jessica Braun

Right now, I need to stop and listen to the story that is taking shape for you, day by day. Right now I can support you best by being with you, not doing for you. Right now I can ask more questions and give less advice.

Just How Amicable Is Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas' Divorce?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.15.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I don't typically write about celebrity or high profile divorces because I want my material to speak for itself, rather than having it receive attenti...

The 10 Simple Word Swaps That Will Change Your Life

| Lee Colan | Posted 06.03.2014 | Small Business

The words you use are more powerful than you imagine. Most people greet each other with words that have no power. Think of the last time you heard som...

The Power of Words

Julia Schemmer | Posted 03.24.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

I am a writer and a lover of words. Addicted to them, you might even conclude. I believe in the power of words, but even more so, I am amazed at the power of those who say them.

This Year, I'm Deleting These 4 Words From My Vocabulary

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Just like any self-improvement, there are small steps you can take to get on the right path. And the road to a more positive self-talk begins with going on a diet from these four words: should, have to, can't, and never.

10 Words That Will Change Your Life

Rick McDaniel | Posted 06.29.2013 | Religion
Rick McDaniel

Ephesians 4:29 says, "Say the right thing at the right time and help others by what you say." There are words that need to be spoken consistently and when they are they can have a great impact on your life.

The Power of Words

Jay McHugh | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Jay McHugh

Do we use words that may wedge clients away from us or use words that attract clients towards us. Do we inspire through our words and actions or do we complain and mope around like the average person would?

Blast Post-Election Stress With the Power of Language

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Books
Maura Henninger, N.D.

In the interest of our own physical health, it's time to step away from post-election hysteria. Where does one begin? Going back to Lao-Tze's tenet, it starts with language: both what we tell ourselves and the words we use to communicate to others.

Why We Shouldn't Use The Word 'Rape' Casually

| Mari Cohen | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from The Communicator, the student-run print and online newspaper of Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ...

The Spiritual Power Of Words

Kristen Houghton | Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Intentionally negative words can lower self-esteem and kill enthusiasm. Well chosen positive words on the other hand, can motivate and encourage dreams.

Can A Word Change Your Life?

Jane Brunette | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane Brunette

The habitual words we use serve as seeds for what we embody now and in the future, individually and collectively.

Two Authors Talk About Virtual Book Tours

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Unlike a traditional book tour, Virtual Book Tours happen in the comfort of your home. Essentially, you spend the day in your bathrobe while interacting with your readers and fans.