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What Happens When an Earthquake Strikes the Place Where You Grew Up?

Ravishly | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact
Ravishly

Perhaps not surprisingly, people have been quick to snicker about the Napa earthquake, downplaying its severity. To some extent, this makes sense -- the area was lucky. But while it's easy to cast judgment from afar and say, it's important to remember that these buildings meant something to their inhabitants.

25 Years Ago -- The 'Big One' of '89

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This weekend's quake got plenty of news coverage, starting Sunday morning. So I thought it would be a good time to share my story from the "Big One," which starts with some generalized comments about earthquakes for the benefit of those who have never felt one.

Accepting Responsibility

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

As the language suggests, it is a "response ability" -- the ability to choose our response in every moment to all that is going on around us. A choosing that allows us to claim ownership of the circumstances of our lives, and thereby, to contribute to making them better.

Is This The Secret To A Happy Marriage?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Interrupting the daily routine with a getaway isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. And for us and many others, these breaks have meant the difference between having a thriving relationship and getting a divorce.

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The fact that so many marriages end in disappointment for so many couples is a reflection of how many people continue to opt for the illusion of myths rather than to challenge the assumptions on which they are based.

Admit Fault and Move On

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

We might think that admitting fault is weak or that it lets the other person off the hook for his or her faults. But actually, it takes a strong person to admit fault and it puts us in a stronger position with others.

6 Personality Traits Associated With Longevity

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 07.06.2012 | Healthy Living

The average life expectancy in the U.S. is 78.5 years -- and by now we all know that certain healthy behaviors might help to extend that figure, wheth...

WATCH: 'Furious' Obama Says 'Venting' Won't Help Oil Spill Response

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- President Barack Obama said Thursday he was "furious" about the situation in the Gulf of Mexico and that BP hasn't moved fast enough...

It's Not Sarah's Fault...Just Ask Her

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

When it comes to taking responsibility for her failures, Sarah Palin is completely unaccountable. Her finger is always pointed at the most convenient scapegoat.