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A Thriver's Guide to NMO and Other Challenges

Ali Guthy | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Ali Guthy

Don't let the reality of your situation or the every-so-often fits of depression stop you from living. Lead a normal life and pursue activities or goals that are both enjoyable and alleviate you from the stress, anger, and confusion that surround your health challenges.

How To Deal With A Victim Mentality

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Whether you're confronting someone with a "victim" mentality or transforming your own negativity, being empathic is vital. Elevating you to the realm of the heart, empathy allows you to non-defensively understand, even have mercy on antagonizers.

The Most Taboo Word in Our Vocabulary

Kimberly Berg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

The word "need" is being disgraced from our vocabularies -- which to me is erasing the humane component out of humanity. If properly embraced, it's what makes us human.

Disaster or Opportunity? You Choose

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Looking back at such experiences we often realize they weren't nearly as bad as they seemed. In fact, sometimes they even turned out to have a lot of benefits, yet at the time they seemed like disasters.

How To Effectively Communicate In Your Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

"Isn't withdrawing from conflict just running away?" you might ask. Yes, it is. But there is a huge difference between withdrawing and disengaging. The difference is about your intention.

BUSTED: Identity Thief Runs Into Victim At Bank

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 07.18.2012 | Money

An identity fraud case in Medford, Ore., got up close and personal when the suspect tried to cash a fraudulent check, only to run into the victim whi...

From Fearful Victim To Fearless Survivor!

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

This week I will not only be celebrating America, the land of the red, white, and blue. Instead, I will be celebrating myself, my journey, and the fact that, over the past five years, I've gone from fearful victim to fearless survivor!

WATCH: The Secret Jennifer Gilbert Has Been Hiding for 20 Years

Amy Palmer | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Amy Palmer

In May 1991, a 22-year-old Jennifer Gilbert was visiting friends in New York's West Village. It was a beautiful day -- the sun was shining and she was happy. Then the unexpected happened.

Relationships: Why You Attract Who You Attract

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

While no one deliberately seeks out someone who is closed, negative and needy, if this is you, this is what you will attract into your life. If you want a loving relationship, then you need to do the work of learning how to take emotional responsibility

Becoming a Conscious Robbery Victim

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2012 | Crime
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

As I put the key in the lock and opened the second floor door, I stopped suddenly. The lights were on -- all of them. I could see my bedroom door was wide open.

Championing Rapists' Fatherhood Rights

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Championing fatherhood rights for rapists would seem to be a politically suicidal position for any candidate for office in America. But this year's GOP nomination race seems to be testing this, in a big way.

First Libyan Casualty To Be Treated By NHS Arrives In Britain

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

The first of 50 Libyan conflict victims who will be treated by the NHS has arrived in Britain. Abdul Malek El Hamdi, 15, went into su...

Senior Upset Or Elder Equanimity?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

How can we think about getting upset in a manner that might bring a level of serenity to our lives? The key is, I think, that we need to be responsible for what upsets us.

Are You Willing To Move From Helpless To Helpful?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

What could you do to make your life less frustrating and more successful? Are you willing to own the outcome you prefer and do what you must to move from helpless to helpful?

Zahra Baker's Story: An Indictment!

Becky Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Becky Lee

Whether Zahra Baker is ever found and her abductor or killer brought to justice, her treatment -- before her disappearance -- is an indictment of us all.

Are You Victimizing Yourself?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Self-imposed victimization, begins after the fact, when you continue to blame or bemoan the circumstances and therefore give up doing what you can to improve.

When Did We Become A Nation Of Victims?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The vital question moving forward has less to do with what happened and whom you can find to blame, and more to do with what you can do now that something has happened to you.

The Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary and Home-Grown Terrorism

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Are we as concerned about potential terrorists who are home-grown Americans with white skin as we are sometimes obsessed with darker-skinned suspects of Middle Eastern descent?

Meeting the Victim

Det. Christine Mannina | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Det. Christine Mannina

Unfortunately, in my line of work, I deal with cases where the victim has not survived. Recently though, I had the rare opportunity to meet and speak with a victim who had survived rape.

Sexual Abuse... What Place for Forgiveness?

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marina Cantacuzino

It's all about reconciliation, which doesn't necessarily mean reconciling with the perpetrator. Reconciling with oneself, making peace with the event, is what allows people to live and find resolution.

Would You Have Called?

Pedro Nava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pedro Nava

As a society, what kind of message are we sending when we say it is okay to stand by and not make a call when someone is being brutally victimized over and over again?

It's Not the Circumstances, It's Us

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we lived our lives with a deeper awareness of the fact that we create our experience of life at any moment? Imagine what our lives if we stopped blaming our experience on external circumstances.

Friday Talking Points [99] -- Misdirection

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real head-scratcher for serious media-watchers right now is what the "war" between the White House and Fox News was meant to distract us from this week. The "war" itself is laughable, for a number of reasons.

Suspect, Victim ID'd In Edgewater Homicide

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Victim, Home News

Investigators have now identified the victim and suspect in this week's homicide in Edgewater. ...

Change and the Dream: Teaching Our Children About Non-Violent Living

Terry Real | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Real

It is in everyone's interest -- the victim, the bully and the bystander -- to create a safe environment in which respect for one another is not just a voluntary matter but a baseline norm that we insist upon.