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Disillusionment

What I Learned About Disillusionment

Camia Gavin | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women
Camia Gavin

Before the news about Bill Cosby surfaced and broke my heart, to me, he was a parenting rockstar. He was the one who made us laugh and feel that this whole parenthood thing wouldn't be so bad after all.

A Bubble Generation: The Millennials, Generation X, and Historical Amnesia

Christine Henseler | Posted 10.20.2014 | Impact
Christine Henseler

It is time we recognize the impact that Generation Xers across the globe have had on the Millennials' outlook on life, work, politics, civic engagement, entrepreneurship, activism or culture. Let's not sell our Millennials short. Let's add nuance and perspective to the conversation. Let's burst that bubble, shall we?

Invincible No More

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 10.02.2013 | Fifty
Laura Lee Carter

Life is a process of letting go of one illusion after another. At first, we might believe that we control the world around us, our life or our fate. Midlife is when the illusions start to fall.

You're Gonna Make It After All

Dori Hartley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Women
Dori Hartley

The children of my generation grew up hopeful. Even if our goals and aspirations were not on the level of superstardom (although superstardom was considered an achievable destiny), we lived in a world where we were always told that if we wanted it enough, we could make it.

Is That All There Is? The Question Of Nihilism

Dimitri Hamlin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion
Dimitri Hamlin

Nothing is the positive yet indeterminate impression on the horizon, just before becoming something definite. It is nothing and it is not-nothing. Together with the present, it is the future and it is the past.

Disillusionment & Consequences: Moving Equality Forward After Setbacks

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

It's easy to give up, throw up our hands, and retreat to our everyday lives, especially when faced with an uphill battle like we have the next two years. But the fight for equality is never easy and never over.

How to Survive Post-Election Blues (VIDEO)

Xeth Feinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Xeth Feinberg

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Requiem for a Lightweight President

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

There are slim grounds to expect a forthright reform agenda ever to emerge from the Oval Office. The moment has vanished -- whether November brings a rout or just a defeat.

One Year After Obama's Election: Still Smarter...Than The Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What puts this first year in perspective for me is that: Obama may not be smarter than all of us, but he sure is smarter by a long shot than McCain would have been. And that, for now, is enough for me.

Releasing Your Expectations

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Your expectations are clues that can guide you to healing your deeper needs so that you can feel more balanced as a whole.