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Consequences

This Is What Happens When We Forget That Speech Has Consequences

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I'm only advocating for a world in which -- no matter how many new social media portals open before I'm finished typing this sentence -- we recognize that the bottomless pit into which we throw our words does indeed have a bottom.

Hindsight, Now Sight and Foresight

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

I now know if I want to get there that I have to do the things that keep me on course, and I can't do the things that take me off course. Life is expanding. My vision is expanding. I know how to get there -- one step at a time.

The 'I' Word

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

I try, not always successfully, to live in integrity with the truth of my experience not because I want to be a good person, but because it's the best thing that I can do for myself. It's the most direct path to my own heart and to the hearts of others.

Republicans Want Smaller Government? Opt-Out of Those Dirty Socialist Programs - What Is Stopping You?

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We know the shutdown is not about fiscal responsibility. If it was, Republicans would not have run up the deficit under W by trillions of dollars with two unpaid wars, unpaid Medicare prescription plan, and the Bush tax cuts.

NSA's Actual Reach Exceeds Its Constitutional Grasp

William E. Jackson Jr. | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
William E. Jackson Jr.

Article II, section 4, the Constitution of the United States: "The President, the Vice President and all civil officers of the United States shall be ...

How Much Discipline Does a Young Child Need?

Diana Grycan | Posted 10.05.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

By the time your child is in school, I know you have heard the word "consistency" used in some kind of parenting advice. If you are consistent, kind and firm but clear, your child will be able to internalize good behavior.

What If Paula Deen Were Your Big Client?

Ellen Rohr | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Ellen Rohr

I've always admired Paula Deen for morphing her big personality and a spoonful of know-how into a successful, worldwide business. She epitomizes what...

Why Consequences Work

Laurie Gerber | Posted 08.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

Consequences actually force your brain to look for ways to solve your problems and keep your promises with the energy it would normally use to justify flaking. You will be amazed at how effective and creative you become with the right promises and consequences.

The Parental Balancing Act

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Parents
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

By maintaining a balance between love and support with developmentally appropriate boundaries, children will grow up to be successful in navigating the world and accepting the realities that come with adulthood.

Why I Dislike Grounding Teens

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.28.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Have you really seen anything positive result from this type of punishment? This type of punishment just drives a wedge between the parents and teens.

Is Raising Good Decision Makers Parents' Greatest Challenge?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Making ill-advised decisions and experiencing the consequences helps your children learn how to make better decisions.

Embassy Attacks Spotlight Social Responsibility

Therese Rowley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Therese Rowley, Ph.D.

We are no longer only part of our family, neighborhood and local political ward. Social media links us to a worldwide family to which we must be responsible, or suffer an increasingly war-filled, global consequence.

WATCH: Balancing The Moment With Consequences, From Gretchen Rubin

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Should you focus on living in the moment to achieve happiness? Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project" and "Happier at Home," shared why you...

The Case of the Marijuana Brownies, or, Raising Cain

Jeffrey Rubin, Ph.D. | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education
Jeffrey Rubin, Ph.D.

Some high school students at an elite private school in New York were caught with pot-laced brownies on a school-sanctioned trip last month. But many students were disturbed and confused by the failure to hold the offending parties more accountable.

There Will Be Consequences

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

The country refuses to accept the necessity of real change. This tax cut deal embodies the delusion that we can spend without consequences.

WikiEthics: Why Wikileaks, Julian Assange and Morals Should Not Mix

Alex Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alex Becker

Julian Assange says that "capable, generous men do not create victims, they nurture victims." His words ring true, but he himself has little control over which victims he nurtures, and which he creates.