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The Secret To Happiness Is To Leave The Armor On The Wall

John M. Simmons | Posted 07.16.2014 | GPS for the Soul
John M. Simmons

Nothing compares with how I feel when I get an email telling me that by sharing our family's experiences and providing words of encouragement, I have given someone else the strength to carry on in their own challenges.

Woody or Dylan: Whose Story to Believe?

Kimberly Dark | Posted 04.06.2014 | Celebrity
Kimberly Dark

We've all been trained to believe, since childhood, that sexual predators are true crazies, deviants, and the stranger in the black sedan cruising the playground for victims.

Can I Give You Some Feedback?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the greatest benefits of exchanging feedback is that it promotes intimacy, trust, respect and appreciation in relationships.

What Makes Malcolm Gladwell Fascinating

Adam Grant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

If you believe that Gladwell's success is primarily driven by his writing, I think you've overlooked the most important factor. What makes him most interesting is not the narratives themselves, but rather the ideas behind them.

10 Ways To Resolve An Argument With Your Spouse

Posted 05.07.2013 | Weddings

By Dr. Susan Heitler for YourTango.com In relationships, we all have our fights, and having the occasional heated debate with your significant othe...

Spinning the Chamber...

David Trumble | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
David Trumble

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Creating Attitude Change by Influencing Values

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Suppose you were trying to influence people's opinion about particular policies. Would it be better to talk about the specific policy, or is it more effective to focus on the values related to that policy?

5 Things You Should Not Do When You Argue

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

Reality is, when you're in a partnership with someone, their problems are yours, and your problems are theirs.

Head, Heart, Guts and Gonads: Getting Down and Dirty in the Rhetoric War

Robin Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

The left likes to argue to the head; conservatives know that the further down you go, the more persuasive you will be.

How to Argue (VIDEO)

Barry Eisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Barry Eisler

The strangest thing about the low quality of Internet argument is that effective argument isn't really so difficult. Here are a few guidelines.

How to Help You Win an Argument

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nikki Stone

Most of us don't know the best way to really win an argument. My husband once pointed out to me that I wasn't really listening to his point of view w...

Repairing Your Relationship Without Speaking A Word

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

During these moments of elevated chemistry we are actually looking for danger. Typically, we find it pretty fast. Even within an apology.

The Triangle Of Truth

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I have a love-hate relationship to conflict. I love it when things "work out," but hate it when they don't. I fear things not working out, people's feelings getting hurt, or me losing something important.

Obama's Debate Tactics Reveal He Tries To Grapple With An Issue

David Doody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Doody

The Presidential debate exposed the arguing style of the candidates. Barack Obama thoughtfully analyzes both sides of an issue and admits when his opponent makes a valid point whereas John McCain quarrels much like a petulant child.