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March Is Women's History Month

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2016 | Women
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

I have written Women's History Month Guest Editorials since 1986. The first one I published in the Huffington Post blog was "Women in America's History," which was posted January 8, 2013. I plan to pick one from my book for each week of March to share with readers who may not have read them.

Fear: The Root of Hatred and Great Enemy of Community

Khristi Adams | Posted 03.14.2016 | Religion
Khristi Adams

I've been hearing the word "hate" a lot lately. It's not a new concept. Though one may try and protect the unconditional loving innocence of a child, hatred is a notion that one grows into this world understanding at an early age.

#FredinChina: New Content Regulations in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

Last week there was another regulation concerning the Chinese Internet, forbidding foreign companies from posting content on Chinese social media. In short, Beijing is getting more and more controlling over anything and everything that is broadcasted in China online and offline, on the Internet and on TV.

How We Define Motherhood in the Wake of Terror

Michelle Zunter | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Michelle Zunter

In the recent mass shooting that took place in San Bernardino, California, where one of the killers was the mother of a 6 month old baby, it really le...

When Surviving Isn't Enough

Adaam James Levin - Areddy | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
Adaam James Levin - Areddy

There should be more to being human than just being alive. There's a certain line beyond which humanity begins to diminish, and on which too many people titter every day.

#FredinChina: The Mobile Payment War

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.25.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

The HotTopic of the week is the Chinese New Year, going from the year of the Goat to the year of the Monkey. It's a huge celebration in China. It is the biggest migration of all species on the planet at that particular time of the year.

A Union's Exchange: Navigating the 21st Century

Sarah Elzeini | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Sarah Elzeini

Happiness sheltered us from the tyranny of time, As we all united...a nation in its prime. O young ones, you live in a time of blissful spring, Needl...

If We Study Religion, Can We Actually Learn About It? Yes -- Using Social Simulation

Connor Wood | Posted 02.17.2016 | Religion
Connor Wood

What if we could objectively figure out which ideas about religion -- not about God, but about human phenomena like ritual and religious belief -- were true, and which weren't?

Our Secret Is Out

Mark Tercek | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

There's a secret to the Nature Conservancy's success. Without it, our ambitious science-based conservation activities around the world would likely be much less successful.

Love Yourself and Your Unique Experience of Life!

Jeff Singh | Posted 02.15.2016 | Good News
Jeff Singh

It's true what they say, 'love is not found outside, but within yourself.' Question is why do we look outside for love rather than within? Check out...

It's Time to Enjoy Life: The Enjoy Life Community Program

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 02.08.2016 | Impact
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association. During my time as an officer, our organization functioned...

Bisexual Invisibility: The LGBT Community's Dirty Little Secret

The Establishment | Posted 02.08.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Despite the overwhelmingly negative statistics, there are ways that both mental health professionals and the LGBT community can be more inclusive to the bisexual community. The Bisexual Invisibility report lists several recommendations to improve bisexual inclusion.

Identity and the Future of America

Christopher Holshek | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

Americans are more worried and anxious about the future than ever. Sure, every generation seems to think, for one reason or another, that the place is going to hell in a hand basket. This time, it appears to be a unique convergence of a number of things.

Are You Aging Like a Fine Whine? How to Stop Obsessing About Your Age

Mara Shapshay | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

I don't know what it is recently, but I've been noticing that everyone around me seems to be obsessed about their age, and I'm getting really sick of ...

The Difference Between the Hijab and Headscarf

Rawan AbuShaban | Posted 02.15.2016 | Religion
Rawan AbuShaban

Hijab is not a term that is synonymous with the headscarf; it is a term that encompasses much more than an article of clothing.

No, My Son Doesn't Play Sports... Really It's Ok!

Kerry Foreman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents
Kerry Foreman

Our society is programmed in a way, that a boy who doesn't play sports is an anomaly. What can we possibly have to say to a boy, if we can't ask him about football, basketball or soccer?

Moscow's Historical Relationship with Damascus: Why it Matters Now

Carlo Caro | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Carlo Caro

Current relations - Source: Sputnik News There have been many objections to what is denominated as the Russian interference in Syria, more specifical...

'I'm Going to Die Soon'

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

"I'm going to die soon." Yesterday I spoke with a relative who said this to me. Not, thankfully, because she has any particular health reason for th...

Billion-dollar Jackpot or a Billion-dollar Drain on Social Welfare?

Abdul Naseer Malmi Kakkada | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business
Abdul Naseer Malmi Kakkada

While many think about the benefits of gambling, the harm imposed on the society due to gambling seems to be a lesser part of the discussion.

Think Out of the Box!

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

'Think Out of the Box!' implicates that you have ever thought of such a thing like a box existing and to respect it, either because you have ever been...

The Role of Sport and Institutions With a Faith-Base Serving Society

Louis Bolling | Posted 01.07.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

"Sport is a tool for communicating the values, which foster the good of the human beings and contribute to build a more peaceful and fraternal society. Let's think about loyalty, perseverance, friendship, sharing and solidarity." - His Holiness Pope Francis Bergoglio, 2014

Saving the Planet Starts With Discovering the Hidden Depths of the Environment

Robert 'Robin' Gottfried | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion
Robert 'Robin' Gottfried

What is it we can discover deep in creation and in ourselves, and what does it mean? Therein lies a story. One of God's own creatures, to whom God had given free will, decided to try to control creation, to grasp power onto himself in a tremendous act of self-love.

Becoming the Person You Are

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jamie Scanlon

What does it mean to become the person you truly are? What does it actually look like? In my opinion, there is much complexity involved, and I am al...

Tamasha... Real or Reel Life?

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tarun Sakhrani

Tamasha is a movie about a boy with a passion, with a fondness and a liking... more like a love, actually. It is about a boy who loves the theatre, w...

The Gift | Posted 12.24.2015 | Impact

These interviews are yours to read and enjoy over time and they are here to be shared. My secret hope is that in doing so you may be encouraged or lulled into gifting all of us what comes easily to you. In many ways, I'm beginning to think it's the thing we all need most today. Thank you for another great year of reading and passing them on.