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Troubled #hearts -- in 140 Characters

Wray Herbert | Posted 10.20.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that aggregate Twitter patterns might also be revealing in some useful way? Could Twitter offer snapshots of communities as well as individuals? A team of scientists has been exploring this possibility.

Are You An Angry Person? How To Escape The Anger Prison

Posted 10.20.2014 | Dr. Phil

Do the smallest things set you off? Could a dish left in the sink leave you shrieking? Do you yell at the person in your local doughnut shop daily? Do...

4 Techniques to Deal With Difficult People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

None of us is perfect; most of us are doing the best we can. So keep searching for a part of someone that you can empathize with, even when it's a stretch. You may not always succeed, but keep trying.

I Now Pronounce You Happy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

The good news is that not every unexpected experience has been about escaping death. Instead, several have brought unexpected lessons for a happier life. Three recent lessons have proven themselves to be particularly happiness-building. I present them to you now..

Cherokee Wisdom Worth Sharing

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 10.13.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

At times when we feel we have been wronged, rather than remaining in control of our emotions, we spend our energy feeding the negative emotions that lie within us.

Are You Controlling in Your Relationships?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Relationship problems can seem to be quite tangled and hopeless when the intent is to control each other's behavior or feelings while resisting being controlled. Yet the moment loving oneself and one's partner becomes more important than controlling and resisting control, the relationship problems magically dissolve.

Man Describes Voices He Hears Telling Him To Murder Strangers

Posted 10.07.2014 | Dr. Phil

Twenty-five-year-old Craig, who was recently diagnosed with schizophrenia, is prone to violent outbursts and says he hears voices telling him to kill ...

How to Get Out of a Bad Mood: 12 Tips

Joyce Marter | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Understand, this too, shall pass. Like the waves of the tide, your moods ebb and flow. You can trust in the ways of the universe -- your low mood will lift in time.

The 80/20 View of Anger

Richard Koch | Posted 09.30.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Anger, like pain, can be instructive. But, like pain, you can have too much of a bad thing. Only a small proportion of anger is useful. When it comes to anger, most of us really are our own worst enemies.

Don't Worry... Be Crappy

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Over the years I've gotten pretty good at being pretty crappy at some things. To be clear, I hate being crappy at things. It's not my intention, it's frustrating. But I also know that sometimes it's just necessary.

How To Tackle Life's Little Frustrations

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that life will hand you a stink every once in a while. Accept and feel your stink. Respond to it and remember it. And know that life's stinks are just part of the game. And you can handle it just fine.

My Abusive Relationship: My Metamorphosis

Lani Buess | Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Lani Buess

I questioned why I continued to stay. Was it habit? Some sadistic sense of comfort? Did I think we'd change back into the people we once were? I'm not a weak person. I grew up in such a loving home. My parents have a beautiful marriage. What's wrong with me?

Sometimes a Lesson Is Just a Lesson, or Is It?

Mary Pritchard | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

By loving yourself and accepting yourself fully, you are letting go of whatever "mistakes" you might have made in the past. There is no more shame, no self-blame; there is only love. And as uncomfortable as the process that lead me here might be, meditating can help.

Stuck in Time: Forgiving and Forgetting

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Forgiveness wasn't this huge benediction bestowed on the evildoers in my life. It was the sure knowledge that I wasn't like those people and didn't want to be like them. This gave me hope.

There Is No Greater Truth Than Love

Scott Stabile | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Stabile

Love is not a choice. It exists, everywhere and in each of us. We all know it well. To act from love, however, is a choice. To make love a priority, no matter what, is a choice. To commit oneself to being a messenger of love is a choice. The single best choice anyone of us can make.

Men and Their Anger: Facing the Fire

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Moses had an anger problem. Actually, his anger got him into trouble on more than one occasion. No, not for hitting a woman; we have no record of him ever doing so, but for allowing his anger to turn into murder on one occasion and disobedience to God on another.

7 Ways You're Pissing Off the Rental Car Agent

Thrillist | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

The agent met you three minutes ago, and is giving you a CAR. For TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS! The only place you're getting a better deal that quickly is on The Price is Right.

Here's Why The 'Angry Face' Looks The Same All Over The World

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.29.2014 | Science

When we get angry, we all tend to make the same face -- lowering our eyebrows, clenching our jaws, and flaring our nostrils. But as to why people all ...

A Message To Our Boys About How (Not) To Become Men

Kelly M. Flanagan | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Kelly M. Flanagan

Next week, this playground I'm writing from will be teeming with messages. Those messages aren't up to us. But when our boys return, we can make sure our homes are teeming with messages, too.

Before You Hit 'Send': 5 Tips For Thoughtful Communication

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Too often we write an email or send a text without double-checking the content or being mindful of the tone of the message. We have no idea how that message will get interpreted. Once you hit the "send" button, it's kind of too late.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Menopause

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 08.26.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

We all have them. The secret sins that keep us awake at night and tap us on the shoulder during the day while we try to go about our business.

The Violence of Demanding Peaceful Protest: The Missteps of Clergy in Ferguson

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The false promise that "peace will get what you want" is absurd. Sometimes you have to shut things down in order to bring about justice. The work that I do is to ensure that acts of civil disobedience remain nonviolent, not that they remain nonexistent.

A Rabbinic Take on '42'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 10.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The stirring 42, the story of black baseball player Jackie Robinson is a classic illustration of successful anger management, controlling one's emotions in the face of extreme provocation.

By Embracing Psychology and Ignoring Polls, Democrats Could Still Win the '14 Elections

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans, but not Democrats, understand that if a voter wants to show his displeasure or anger at the ballot box, it does not matter that you have nothing to offer him. They have played that game for decades.

Cats Raging to "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne Is the Only Catharsis You'll Need Today

Leslie Goshko | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Let's face it, sometimes, you feel like this: All blissed-out in your happy baby pose. But more often than not, you probably feel like this: And ...