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Reframing

18 Really Simple Ways To Make Today Better

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living

On days when things seem a little dark, a change of perspective, a mantra or a loving reminder is sometimes all it takes to see a little light. C...

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Compromising Positions

Mallory Stevens | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics
Mallory Stevens

There are four basic ways people can deal with conflict at different times - competition, avoidance, accommodation and collaborative problem-solving. These strategies depend on the level of concern people in dispute have for their own outcome vis-à-vis the other party's outcome. (It's called the Dual Concern Model.)

3 Ways to Frame Art That Are Actually Affordable

Food52 | Posted 07.07.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Knowing a reliable custom framer in your town is essential if you love to hang art. But that sinking feeling when you see the price tag at pickup is almost inevitable. If it leaves you wondering if there's a less expensive way, the good news is that there is!

The Bubbling Tea Cup of Consciousness

Michael Neill | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

If I am experiencing the world as a scary place and am caught up in feelings of insecurity, frustration, and hopelessness, that is a direct reflection of some fairly low quality thinking. If I am experiencing a world of possibility coupled with a general sense of well-being, that is a direct reflection of some fairly high quality thinking.

7 Positive Psychology Happy Habits for Work and Life

Dr. Colleen Georges | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Colleen Georges

Whether we are looking for greater harmony in our family relationships, more meaningful friendships, greater purpose and satisfaction at work, or more engagement in our community, the end goal is usually the same -- happiness.

Conservatives Can't Stop Re-Framing: MLK... Civil Rights... Jesus?

Mitch Rofsky | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Mitch Rofsky

Conservatives "out-frame" progressives: Estate taxes are" death" taxes. Given their success, conservatives are no longer limiting "framing" to policy issues. They're busy re-framing history.

Beyond Reframing

Michael Neill | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

"Reframing" is the art of shifting perspectives, and is considered a core skill in pretty much any field that involves directing people's perceptions, ranging from therapy to politics to marketing and advertising.

Building My Own ARK

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

These three pillars -- Awareness of others, Reframing the negative to a positive, and applying the Key of gratitude -- have allowed me to see success in a new light. They have helped me build my own ARK, a vessel of strength that carries me along as I redefine what really matters.

Go Ahead -- Make Someone's Day

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

No one can make you feel bad about yourself, as the saying goes, without your permission. But other people can help you feel better about yourself, if you let them.

Because You Feel Sad Doesn't Mean You Have to Be Sad

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Mindfulness check! What liberation, to become aware of our own mind. With all the recent attention on mindfulness, we are getting better at being ab...

Can Women Have It All? A New Model

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

It took me years to realize how destructive the pursuit of perfection really is. Thinking you have to do things perfectly and/or be perfect is like carrying around a heavy weight on your back, and it absolutely crushes happiness.

Q is for Questions

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Questions are important. Actually, that's not right Questions are VERY important When the great master Peter Drucker passed away, several gurus remembered their interactions and experiences with Drucker in various media outlets. I had an opportunity to read many of them.

What if Your Ex Shows Up at Holiday Parties

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

A useful therapists' technique is "reframing." Just as you can change the look of a picture by changing the frame (Bigger? Smaller? Plainer? Move it over a bit?), you can change how you "see" a situation by framing it differently.

What Five-letter Word Can't You Live Without?

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
Frances Moore Lappe

Can we consciously reframe this deep need for agency in ways that align with life? Can we shift from control as the primary expression of power to experience power as co-creating with nature?

6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert. If you ca...

Getting Through Life's Struggles With a Leap of F.A.I.T.H.

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.11.2013 | Books
Mary Pritchard

The latest addition to my bookshelves is an interesting one. Successful model, turned alcoholic, turned real estate superstar, turned women's life recovery and empowerment coach Mal Duane tells her story in Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving From Pain to Power.

Don't Shortchange Framing the Question

Tom Hulme | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Tom Hulme

The wording and tone of the question matters -- if you ask the wrong question you'll get the wrong solution, but so many of us spend a tiny fraction of our time framing the questions we're asking and even less time re-evaluating them over time.

A Progressive Second Term? (II) Possibilities

David Coates | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics
David Coates

This country desperately needs a progressive tidal wave in November 2014, and you don't get tidal waves without first creating the headwind that drives them. It is time for that driving to begin.

About Leadership: Shine a Light on a Problem

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

Here was one of the best opportunities the company had, and it was only when we reframed the problem that the manager could see how big the opportunity was.

Say 'Obligations,' Not 'Entitlements'

Ken Allen | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Ken Allen

Responsible citizens should not hesitate to approach this subject with ferocity. "Obligations" is actually a weak term, for the obligations of which we are speaking are part of the social contract around which millions of people have built their lives.

The Sacredness of Life and Liberty

George Lakoff | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

To establish male control in family life, both conservative Republicans and the Catholic Church propose taking a metaphor literally, that A Fertilized Egg Is A Person. Taking the metaphor literally allows for the claim that preventing abortions constitutes saving lives.

Why Women Rule At Negotiation

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Women, can you change your vision of a what a highly skilled negotiator looks like, to a picture that looks more like you?

Five Spiritual Practices For Aging Well

Lewis Richmond | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

When I ask audiences what they like about being older, people often answer "Gratitude," and then say what they are grateful for: grandchildren, good health, free time, wearing what they want, the chance to travel, giving back to the community.

Lynne Peeples

SXSW Eco: Replacing Unsustainable Language To Tackle Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

The average 'Walmart mom' may not necessarily care about a reduction in waste or greenhouse gas emissions achieved by removing the dimple from the bot...