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Setbacks: Turning the Negative Into a Positive

Lauren Galley | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Lauren Galley

What truly matters is how you choose to handle these setbacks. By focusing on positivity and recognizing that those who you trust the most may disappoint you at some point, you may move on and learn from these life lessons.

Why Criticizing Others Is a Lot More Harmful Than You Think

Donna Labermeier | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

When you throw negative energy at another human being, you are hurting him or her, whether you realize it or not. At the same time, you are throwing negative energy out into the universe for yourself. What you put out is what you get back.

The Buzzing in Your Ears

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

We tend to be like pieces of fly paper, letting words (whether they were intended to or not) stick on us like tiny, pesky flies -- buzzing in our ears, irritating our minds and soaking deeply into our cells. And we start to believe them, letting them define our self-worth.

Celebrating the Highly-Sensitive Man

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Empathic men often have a harder time than women because in Western culture sensitivity may be seen as a weakness or too "feminine." This is a huge misconception. The new evolved man is skillful in balancing both the masculine and feminine in himself, embodying his full power.

Why Both Campaigns Are Doing It Wrong -- and Why It Is Too Late to Fix It

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Gregoris Kalai

Now more than ever, Americans are hungry for a truly great leader. However, the current presidential race more closely resembles a high-school popularity contest rather than a race to lead a great nation.

Negativity Dominates Campaign Cycle

AP | PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

-- In the America viewed through the lens of a presidential campaign commercial, coal miners hear that their jobs are "in danger," voters are warned ...

How to Attract Positive People in Your Life

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Are you longing for relationships that do your heart good and generate stronger connections? Tired of poor choices? Tepid chemistry? Want a more commanding role in who you attract?

It's Best We Get on With Today

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

I am much more interested in what is going to happen after the election to fix the things that the great majority of us Americans of both parties are concerned about and have to deal with regularly in our personal, family, and professional lives. We want solutions, not blame!

Presidential Ad Campaign To Swell

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Now the campaign ad crush and TV spending spree really begins in the presidential race. The TV ad campaign, with total spending expe...

Obama vs. Romney: "The Choice"

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

That's about the same tone as the Obama ad. Way to go, I thought. So why isn't this what we generally get from these candidates, and from their respective parties?

WATCH: Remaining Positive In A Negative World, From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra, expert in the field of mind-body medicine, recently joined me on Mondays with Marlo and he told me how important it is that you remain ...

WATCH: The Truth About Negative Energy, From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra, a pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, joined me on Mondays with Marlo and told me how important it is to remain positive, despi...

Are Liberals About to Lose Their Faith in Courts?

Bruce Peabody | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Bruce Peabody

Democrats and Republicans are rethinking whether the courts are political foes or allies -- and the pending health care decision could push them over the edge.

Lugar's Loss: America's Wake-Up Call

Paul Helmke | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Sen. Richard Lugar's loss in the Indiana Republican primary last week raises a number of troubling issues about the current state of politics and the future of governance in our country.

The Future of American Politics

Michael J. O'Neil | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Michael J. O'Neil

The 2012 campaign for the Republican nomination for president has provided a clear indication of the shape of post-Citizens United politics in America.

Go Positive!

Michael Roth | Posted 04.02.2012 | College
Michael Roth

I'm embarrassed to say that one of the key places where candidates and citizens acquire a taste for -- and skills in -- negativity is higher education. For decades now, we have promoted a culture of criticism in which you show how smart you are by tearing apart somebody else's ideas.

Why Some Attack Ads Work and Others Fail

Eli Lehrer | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Why do some negative attacks stick -- even when they're dishonest -- and others roll off even when they're largely accurate?

Political Vitriol and Its Consequences for Democracy

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

The tenor and tone of certain factions' assault on the president of the United States should disturb all Americans. It is, to say the least, unseemly. Of course, we cherish the right to free speech. But having the right to do something does not mean one should actually do it.

Jon Ward

'Positive' Newt Gingrich Sounds Increasingly Angry

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich is staying positive. Really. The former House speaker from Georgia, who cannot compete with Mitt Romney's campaig...

Paul Blumenthal

You Won't Be Able To Escape Attack Ads In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you turned on the radio in Missouri over the summer, you may have heard ads attacking Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) for her support o...

Is Mail Balloting A Mistake? Are We Missing Critical Information

Aaron Harber | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Aaron Harber

One argument against mail balloting is the vast majority of voters cast their ballots prior to Election Day and, therefore, they miss the opportunity to change their minds

How to Repair a Damaged Online Reputation

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dorie Clark

What can you do if your online reputation has been damaged, whether by others or your own mistakes? Here are four strategies to hasten your comeback.

Tucson Demonstrates It Is Time for Real Change

Aaron Harber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Harber

A new way to communicate? It is time for a change -- and while it needs to be led by both parties, the real responsibility lies with every individual...

Political Campaigns -- It's Time for a Change

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

We have a short breather until the run-up to the next elections in 2012. Let's demand that our politicians run on the issues.

Wing-Nut Tea

Susan L. Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Travis

These are interesting and difficult times for all Americans, though the predicament of our Republican brothers and sisters bears special reflection.