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#2: The Republican Party's Extraordinary Pattern of Destructiveness

Andy Schmookler | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

In the conduct of today's Republican Party, we can see a pattern of destructiveness. It displays an insatiable lust for power and wealth, an impulse to prey upon the vulnerable, a preference for conflict over cooperation, a persistent dishonesty, and a willingness to sacrifice the greater good for selfish advantage.

To Be Strong: A Powerful 14 Minutes

Ken Spooner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

The short documentary film, To Be Strong chronicles the struggles of Anthony Daniels, a 22-year-old man from Ridgewood, New Jersey, who is battling Lymphoma for the third time.

Fighting Terminal Cancer With Life

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Marie Wilson

Doctors are taught to save people. Period. As patients, we need to be realistic about what we actually need saving from. Does months of sickness in hopes of a miracle outweigh a peaceful, beautiful time spent with family and friends and love?

The Secret Reason You And Your Partner Fight

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

A relationship overflowing with joy, laughter, and connection is not too good to be true. We've made it happen in our own marriage, seen it happen for countless couples, and we know it's possible for you, too.

Where Is the Moral Outrage? A Sign of the Weakness of Liberal America

Andy Schmookler | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

If one viewed a time-lapse film of American civilization in all its dimensions unfolding over the past 15 years or so, one would see terrible damage being done.

How to Improve Your Sex Life: Risk Living Dangerously

Daniel Griffin, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Griffin, Ph.D.

A couple recently came into my office.  On paper, they had a reasonably healthy marriage. Greg had suffered some setbacks at work, and got depresse...

5 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Fight Fair

Marilynn Halas | Posted 08.01.2014 | Parents
Marilynn Halas

In the real world people disagree, get frustrated and even fight. Conflict is a normal and natural part of every meaningful life. So why are so many of us afraid of confrontation? Maybe it's because we never learned healthy ways to have Constructive Conflict.

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

John M. Simmons | Posted 09.15.2014 | 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.

Why Dogs Shouldn't Stare -- Test Your Canine IQ!

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

The problem for dogs is that few people teach this lesson, and it leads to a host of problems from leash aggression to jumping. I want to change that.

One Question You Need to Ask to Stop Fighting With Your Partner

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 08.05.2014 | Weddings
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

We are all headed into a a long, hopefully gorgeous summer. Maybe a vacation. Time together with our partners. Something sometimes we dread. Because we fear fighting.

6 Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 08.05.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Serious marriage problems don't happen overnight; they creep up on people gradually. And shockingly, research shows that, on average, people live i...

The Surprising Truth About What Makes Happy Couples Happy

Winifred M. Reilly | Posted 07.05.2014 | Weddings
Winifred M. Reilly

Happy couples don't always make "I-statements" or start every argument with a gratitude. They don't feel Fourth-of-July-fireworks each and every time they make love -- nor do they expect to.

How To Spice Up Your Marriage When You Absolutely Hate Each Other

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Divorce

When you've been in a terrible relationship for years and years, how exactly do you find a way to keep that spark of hatred alive? If you're the co...

Sharing Punches

Philip Palaveev | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Philip Palaveev

The notion of "sparring" -- conflict under control -- is very intriguing in business and in life.

MMA's Best of 2013

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.02.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Heading into 2013, the UFC's dais of champions represented generations of MMA greatness, with legends like Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre being joined by greats like Cain Velasquez and Jon Jones, along with newer strapholders.

UFC's Middleweight Title Story/Silva v Weidman 2

Ian Carey | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports
Ian Carey

After the Silva v Weidman fight at UFC 168 one of the following three scenarios will occur.

Victim's Words To Sharkeisha: 'I Forgive You'

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Last week, a video went viral of a teenage girl identified as "Sharkeisha" brutally sucker-punching and attacking another girl. ShaMichael Manuel, Sha...

How We Can Find the Strength to Go On After a Seemingly-Horrific Incident Occurs

Gregg McBride | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

One of my dad's favorite sayings has always been, "Hindsight is always 20/20." And you can bet that I rolled my eyes every time I heard him say it as I grew up. But looking back on this experience with a year's worth of hindsight tells me my dad was absolutely right to always remind me of that.

What We Really Fight About When We Fight About Money

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

Because the subject of money can be so highly charged, it is a formidable challenge to stay in dialogue with a partner in a respectful responsible way. For some couples, it may require a great many conversations over time to set policies in place that are mutually satisfying.

Put the Toilet Seat Down! How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My two favorite affirmations are: "Oh boy, more fun!" and "I love this!" No matter what's going on in my life, I challenge myself to say, "Oh boy, more fun" or "I love this!" Check it out and see how the world around you responds.

Apologies and Forgiveness: Ramping Up the Reality Factor

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

Saying you are sorry takes a lot of courage because it makes you vulnerable. I know being vulnerable is scary, but if you think about it, it's the price you pay for hurting someone. No one likes to apologize, but no one likes to be hurt either.

Ortiz Out: Chandler, Alvarez to Headline Bellator MMA on Spike

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The lightweight championship rematch is part of Bellator's 13-fight card that also features another world championship matchup, a featherweight title tilt between incumbent Pat Curran and season six tournament winner Daniel Straus.

When Is It Time to Give Up the Fight? When Your Child Refuses to Practice...

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Nancy Colier

Being willing (and tough enough) to keep practicing something hard gives us a sense of pride and inner strength. It connects us to ourselves in a very profound way.

Choosing Life Amidst Death

Denise Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Denise Tam

You beat it. Cancer never took you away. It may have brought you to Queen Mary Hospital where I first met you but you chose to not only remain joyful but to also bring joy to those around you.

The Day I Had My First Proper Fist Fight

Tom Cramer | Posted 11.07.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

In the fourth grade, I had the toughest teacher of my life: Ms. Daly. She wasn't physically imposing, or necessarily mean; she was smart, tough and didn't take any crap. She was going to teach us, and we were going to learn, come hell or high water. It's like she combined the roles of parent and teacher into one authority-figure superhero. That year, I had my first proper fist fight.