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Truthfulness

Character and Integrity at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.

Are They Lying or Telling the Truth?

Jim Fannin | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Fannin

In order to lie, a person has to have a conscious thought. This conscious thought immediately sets off three simultaneous reactions.

YOWO: You Only Write Once

Phil Fragasso | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Phil Fragasso

As a writer I've been fascinated by the controversy regarding the discrepancies and potential falsehoods in Ben Carson's biographical writings and speeches. Dr. Carson is hardly the first politician to embellish, misrepresent or fabricate the "truth." What fascinates me is the increasingly common and truly shameless audacity of denying what one has previously stated -- regardless of whether it was in writing, presented orally, or captured on video.

How to Trust That You Can Trust Again

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.29.2016 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

Jenny was only 18-years-old, and my heart ached to see her cry over the loss of her first love. It was one year after it had ended, and her father was so worried about her withdrawing and isolating from friends and activities that he sent her to me to see if I could help.

6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone ...

Are You Living Life as a Champion?

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Levi Ben-Shmuel

Few are called to pursue an extreme sport or profession where you put your life on the line on a regular basis. But all of us are called to be true to who we are.

Did Al Assad Lie to Charlie Rose?

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

"Assad was a master of evasion, dodging, weaving, demanding absolute certainty; he treated the interview as a game of chess, making the necessary moves to avoid having to admit the evidence he knows (I believe) is there."

Honesty of Purest Gold

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

The yogic practice of truthfulness, called asteya, refers to abstention from falsehoods -- either expressed to others or experienced within -- in favor of that which abides by nature's way.

Told A Tall Tale? Time To Fess Up

Julia Moulden | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Have you ever felt the urge to tell a whopper -- in good fun or for any other reason?

Truthfulness Is the Last Taboo

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Truthfulness Is The Last Taboo: A short poem I texted to myself in the checkout line at Whole Foods, for another me in some other way -- here, now, or before and beyond time.

Bless the Children and the Reporting that Brought Light to a Scandal

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paula Gordon

The cruel reality of priests violating children, and a concerted conspiracy to cover up this evil, have long been public information.

A System I Can Live With

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

We've spent a good bit of time in Canada as America debates the future of our failed health care faux-system. So many Big Business types and their ha...

Sir Harold (or, I'm Just Wild About Harry)

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paula Gordon

It's going to take us all to demand that the mass media fulfill its role in a democracy. If we are going to govern ourselves and not be overwhelmed by the rabid wrong wing, we have to know what's really going on.

Dear Senator McCain,

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Please forgive me for writing at this late hour. However, we must make important decisions very soon. I would be deeply obliged to you if you would ...

Now I Get It

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If you find a mess somewhere in the world, there's a good chance the CIA's fingerprints are on it. All over the world. For more than half a century.