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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 Be Less Judgmental

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

By not assuming that your initial thought about something is truth, it allows you to consider potential alternatives that explain an appearance or behavior. Therefore, you should give people the benefit of the doubt.

Being Mindful of 'Good' Judgment

Jennifer Howd | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Howd

"We don't really think about this much, but judgments can come in the form of praise, as well..." Cue needle scratch/time freeze moment.

This Onion Article Perfectly Illustrates Why No One Should Judge A Person On Food Stamps

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact

The thought of poor folks on food assistance buying brand name goods -- like Frosted Flakes, for example -- makes Carol Gaither's blood boil. "Ther...

Are You Using Your Judgment or Just Being Judgmental?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Life requires us to make assessments, literally hundreds of times a day. We assess risk level, costs, benefits, and appropriateness of behaviors in sp...

Premature Opinionation and Three Considerations on How to Deal With It

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Misha Lyuve

The humanly natural process of creating opinions, even premature ones, would be merely entertaining, if we didn't relate to our opinions as the truth. Imagine what kind of a mess we end up in when this happens.

What I Discovered by Beginning a Mindfulness Practice

D. R. Lionheart | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
D. R. Lionheart

I can embrace myself and others with greater compassion, my life has much less conflict, I am less impulsive and less reactive, my emotions feel more balanced, my thoughts are less intrusive, I sleep well, I am in excellent health, and I spend much more time savoring the richness of life.

The Many Faces of Judgment

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

I've always believed that I am one of the least judgmental people to exist on this planet; I'd swear to it in a court of law. But alas, during a day at the beach last week with my best friends and their significant others, I saw myself in a different light.

Is It Possible to Have Empathy Without Being Patronizing?

Michael Hobbes | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Hobbes

I do this all the time, explain away a person's appearance and actions. I try really hard to give people the benefit of the doubt when they snap at their kids in public, cut me off in traffic, refuse to give up their seat to an old person on the train.

Relationship Advice: 5 Choices To Help You Stay In Love

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

We all know that being in love is one of the very best feelings in the world. When we fall in love, we often believe that our in-love feelings are going to last forever.

How My Fancy Footwear Wreaked Havoc At My Friend's Wedding

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.01.2012 | Weddings
Natalie Thomas

"You can judge a man by his shoes," the saying goes. Possibly, but women are far worse. With the judging, that is.

Yoga Mirror

Mina Samuels | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

As my friend so wisely pointed out, who was I to judge what was excellence in my yoga practice? My ego, the judge, was arrogant enough to think it knew better than my body what was right and good for me.

Why Do You Blame?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Why do we blame ourselves and others? What is the payoff?

5 Ways To Tame Your Inner Critic

Mike Robbins | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

When we take a step back and remember that most of the time people aren't "out to get us," we can save ourselves from unnecessary overreactions and stress.

Infidelity in America: Decades of Cheating and Passing Judgment on Cheaters

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Just how often do married people cheat on their spouse? For decades, social scientists have been asking a representative national sample of Americans ...

Sometimes It's Okay To Judge A Book by Its Cover

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

A cover, like it or not, sets the mood for a book. And while that might not make a big difference when I'm reading non-fiction, it makes a big difference when I'm reading poetry.

Judging and Being Judged: Week 15 of Mental Muscle Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

I've been living life trying to prove to the world that everyone was wrong about me when I was a child. I wanted them to feel bad, and judged, for being so wrong. It's time for that to stop.

Friends Don't Judge -- Or Do They?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

As your daughter is only 5 ½, you need to be cautious about the people you expose her to. So if your fiancé is incarcerated for child molestation, that obviously should be a deal-killer.

She's Just Not That Into You: Six Ways to Know When a Girlfriend's a Frenemy

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Sometimes it's difficult to decide whether someone is truly a friend or may, instead, be a frenemy.