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Good Grief -- Connecting Online in Trying Times

Jim Moret | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

CaringBridge bills itself as a "free, personal and private website that connects people experiencing significant health challenges to family and friends, making each health journey easier."

More Diversity Will Help the IMF at Work

iMFdirect | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business
iMFdirect

Nemat Shafik, who took over as IMF Deputy Managing Director in April, says she has been surprised by the vigor of internal policy debate at the IMF. "...

U.S. Manufacturing Attempts A High-Tech Comeback

Los Angeles Times | Don Lee | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

If it succeeds, what's happening in upstate New York could help the whole country meet one of its most difficult challenges: re-creating the kinds of ...

Fewer Americans Falling Behind On Their Credit Cards

AP | By EILEEN AJ CONNELLY | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Late payments on credit cards fell to their lowest level in 15 years during the first three months of 2011, TransUnion said Tuesday. Nati...

Japanese Secrets To Resilience

Margaret Moore | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Moore

Barbara Fredrickson's research has revealed that positivity is the main mechanism for resilience. Hence, a main determinant of resilience is the ability to foster and amplify positive emotions when we are swimming in a sea of negativity.

Sex Addiction: A Progressive Disease?

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Many have now become more willing to treat sex addiction as the disease it is. It's a grassfire, one set by the Internet, where, if you don't begin as a voyeur or predator, the infinite opportunities available to train you to be one can lead you in that direction.

Revenue Sharing for the States: How It Works, Why We Need It, and Why Nixon Liked It

Marshall Auerback | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Our policymakers continue to believe that they must first 'get credit flowing again' to restore output and employment. Unfortunately the reverse is the case.

In New Orleans, Many Have Yet to Travel the Road Home

James Perry | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
James Perry

Both Louisiana and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development should immediately reopen settlement talks and work with post-Katrina plaintiffs to achieve the best result for homeowners who are still struggling to repair their homes and their communities.

Zach Carter

Austan Goolsbee Applauds Job Growth, Says 'We've Got A Long Way To Go'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an interview with The Huffington Post, White House economic adviser Austan Goolsbee cheered a new, stronger-than-expected jobs report...

Divorce Can Transform You

Leo Averbach | Posted 07.04.2011 | Divorce
Leo Averbach

With the advantage of hindsight, I can see that the breakup of my marriage was a transformative experience for me...

A Buddhist Approach To Recovery: Step Four -- Searching And Fearless

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

Investigation is the effort to see things clearly, to see them just as they are. In Vipassana meditation, this is what we are doing, investigating the present moment.

The Transformational Power Of 'Response-Ability'

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Steven Serba wrote to me with a great example of the messiness of being directionally correct and still achieving a great personal outcome. His is a story of overcoming addiction and homelessness through the power of personal response-ability.

Yepoka Yeebo

Rent Or Food? Soaring Costs Forcing Americans To Choose

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Around 10 million American households -- or one in every four families that rent their homes -- could have to choose between paying rent, ...

OECD: Tax Hike In Japan Will Help Economy During Recovery

AP | By JACOB ADELMAN | Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

TOKYO -- Japan should as much as quadruple its sales tax rate to deal with a crushing deficit that's bound to grow as it spends on reconstruction from...

Yepoka Yeebo

Infrastructure Improvements 'Key To Recovery' Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

The U.S. needs to improve crumbling infrastructure to boost the recovery, according to a report released on Tuesday. The report comes as federal ef...

Le Chaim!

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

We are fragile corporal fragments. We bleed, we breathe. When we are pulled into the theater of illness we suddenly, simultaneously, feel our ephemeral immortal pulse. One we measure, the other we sense.

Why I'm Rooting For Erik Ainge

Deni Carise | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Deni Carise

In a candid ESPN interview, Ainge recounted his struggles with addiction since the age of 11. Showing tremendous courage, he opened up about the heavy drinking and drugging that all but cost him his life.

Suburbia's Disastrously High Unemployment Rate

The New Republic | Emily Garr | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

In the three years since the recession began the number of unemployed in the nation increased by 90 percent, or 6.6 million people. As our latest geog...

As CEO Pay Soars, Many New Jobs Fail To Provide A Living Wage

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

Despite a falling unemployment rate and encouraging signs of a healing economy, a new report suggests America is not adding the right kind of jobs. ...

A Buddhist Approach To Recovery: Turning It Over

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

If we are to get and stay sober, we need to live less from the lower and more from the higher self. Turning our will and our lives over is the way we do this.

Elizabeth Taylor Found Being of Service Her Drug of Choice

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Dr. Howard Samuels

Elizabeth Taylor's disregard for public opinion when it came to her personal life served her well as she let everyone know that even the biggest movie star in the world could survive addiction, one day at a time, just like you and me.

Tips For Avoiding Winter Falls

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

With more than half the country currently in a deep freeze, head, back, neck and limb injuries from slipping on an ice patch or from winter sports such as skiing, skating, or sledding are commonplace.

What We Are Doing With Funds Collected for Japan

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

We now have an enormous responsibility to the people of Japan and to the donors trusting us to allocate the more than $1.3 million collected in GlobalGiving's Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

Responding To Tragedy, Restoring The World

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

When you are in recovery the world slows down and life outside that bubble ceases to exist let alone make sense. Helplessness threatens to wash over you every day and carry you out to the island of victimhood.

Why We Don't Need A 'Men's Movement' To Be Good Men

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

There are plenty of ways the law (particularly family law) and popular culture, as represented by the media, have limited men. But we have no one to blame but ourselves. We made the laws. We control the media. Our popular culture has dumbed down men to sex- and sports-crazed idiots, with very little space for the nuanced truth of how hard it is to try to be a good dad and a good husband and breadwinner