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Stability

Sitting Still

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 08.31.2015 | Divorce
Sophia Williams-Baugh

I'm dealing with learning to be stable. I'm learning that when someone loves you they don't dispose of you at the drop of a dime. I'm learning that when you sit still and take time, you truly love and care about someone.

Seven Myths About Democracy in Morocco

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Till Bruckner

Judging by media stories and think tank reports, many foreign commentators seem unable--or unwilling--to see beyond the reformist image that the Moroccan leadership seeks to project abroad.

Escalating Tensions Challenge U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council

Prof. Paul Arthur Berkman | Posted 06.05.2015 | World
Prof. Paul Arthur Berkman

As the U.S. resumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council for a two-year term starting on 24 April 2015, the ball is squarely in President Barack Obama's court to provide statesmanship needed for the Arctic as a zone of peace.

It's All About Balance

Jenn Zerling | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

In order to help preserve your balance and stability for when you age, consider training it at least three times a week. While many yoga classes have balance postures in them, sometimes doing these same postures stand alone, can have a positive impact on your balance too.

Somalia: Conundrum of an Activist

Sadia Ali Aden | Posted 01.01.2015 | World
Sadia Ali Aden

In order to genuinely win the hearts and minds of the ordinary citizens, the Somali leadership must not hasten making decisions on their behalf or self-interest by signing any treaty at a disadvantaged position with countries that have more negative record than positive.

Increased Minimum Wage Leads to Stability

K. Sujata | Posted 12.15.2014 | Chicago
K. Sujata

We must start somewhere. Raising our minimum wage to $13.00 an hour in the City of Chicago is that starting place. But $13.00 an hour by 2018 is truly a floor-base-minimum to ensure that our city has a viable workforce for a vibrant economy in the 21st century.

Corregidor

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Melissa DeCastro

Corregidor is a beautiful tribute to the men who served here, the lives lost, and the world as it is today because of the battles fought by those brave men born into a time when the world was at war and peace and stability a gift to the future.

Mental Illness: How the Victim's Families Suffer A Similar Faith

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Olayiwola A. Alara

While there is no known cure for a psychological disorder, there are a few medications that can assist to subdue the illness so the victims are not ...

The Obama Tactic

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The American public isn't exactly strongly supportive of Obama's foreign policy right now, but one thing the public really doesn't support is getting involved with any of the various conflicts raging over there. We are still -- again, according to the polls -- a pretty war-weary nation.

Culture: Let It Shine in the Tough Times

Hans Hickler | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

While we often can't anticipate such occurrences, we can plan for them and plan for the proactive communications and actions that need to happen to keep the organization on track.

The First Leader in My Life:

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Since I wrote my blog about COMANDS: The Seven Traits/Skills of Effective Leadership, many people have asked me to say more about my grandmother, Esma...

Grandmas Are Stable 'Stars'

Honey Good | Posted 07.27.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

We are the fixed star in the sky, grandmas. We have the responsibility to deliver a powerful message based on our wisdom and values to our grandchildren.

Why Are Atoms So Small?

Addy Pross | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science
Addy Pross

The true question becomes: Why are so many atoms -- zillions of them -- needed to make up even the very simplest living thing? Why are we so complex?

Your Breath Is Your Conversation With the World

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

We need to allow ourselves to focus on our breath. The breath is the most immediate and the most intimate way of engaging with the world. You inhale the world. You exhale your experience of it.

WATCH: The 3 Ways We Handle Pressure

Brian C. Johnson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian C. Johnson

It's time to strengthen ourselves and move from being fragile to being robust to being antifragile. As Nassim Taleb tells us: "Wind extinguishes a candle and energizes the fire."

War Is Over. What Next?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To mark the milestone of the last American troops to leave Iraq, I'd like to take a wider view and look at the entire region, post-Saddam and post-Arab Spring.

Ten Years of Afghan War

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 12.07.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

October 7 marks the tenth anniversary of the beginning of U.S. war in Afghanistan. There is no certain end in sight for U.S. involvement, and concerns are growing over the United States' capacity to bring stability to the country and the region.

What Kind of Stability Do Kids Need?

Ariel Gore | Posted 10.09.2011 | Parents
Ariel Gore

Is a family's boho lifestyle indicative of an overall flakiness? Or is it just, well, what it is? I mean, whole cultures have thrived as nomads.

Witnessing Revolutions

Ann Medlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Medlock

With all the news of uprisings, I've been rocketed back in time and space to the Congo, to Vietnam, where I got some first-hand experiences of what it's like when people make such dramatic moves.

Since When Has Democracy Been the Antithesis of Stability?

Sahar Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sahar Aziz

As our own history demonstrates, there is a way to seek reform without paralyzing the economy or starting a civil war. It is called democracy.

Still-President Mubarak's Second Round of Threats

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

There is a word in Arabic -- makhlou' -- which means "the fallen" or "the kicked out." It is a word Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is trying desperately to avoid being associated with.

Obama Poll Watch -- December, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama once again charted an unbelievably stable month in terms of approval ratings. The mildly good news was in his disapproval rating, which dropped significantly over the course of December.

Sex in China: Prudence and Prurience

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In China, there is tension between a new reality of "progressive" behavior and traditional cultural imperatives.

How Marketers Can Win During China's "Recession"

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

China's recessionary environment has yielded a new conservatism that will not dissipate until vigorous growth is restored.

Al-Qaeda A Threat To Upcoming Iraqi Elections

AFP | By Arthur MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Al-Qaeda remains a threat to this weekend's election in Iraq, a senior army commander warned on Tuesday, as the United States said it expected its tro...