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'Troops Need You' Keeps Wounded Service Members On Path To Recovery

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When a former CIA operative tried to offer financial help to recovering troops, and bureaucracy got in the way, he did as he was taught: "I ended up u...

What is an ACOA

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

In 1980, when the term adult child of alcoholic, ACOA was coined, ACOAs literally came out of the woodwork, testifying in droves to confusion, resentm...

Researchers Say:Adults Need to Play More!

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Almost every species of animal engages in some form of play. Play helps all species, animal and human alike, to learn the adaptive behaviors that incr...

Educating Yourself About Your Loved One's Addiction

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

I recommend to clients that they educate themselves about substance abuse to discover as much as they can on a personal level. We all know knowledge is power.

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': When It Comes To Eating Disorder Recovery, Avoid The Endless 'Whys'

Troy Roness | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

To have a disease that is invisible to the outside world, yet almost completely deafening on the inside is extremely challenging. But to have insight to one's own personal strength is eternally rewarding.

Another Big Kiss for Big Business? Volcker out, Immelt in

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lynn Parramore

Today, President Obama welcomes Jeffrey Immelt to his White House inner circle as chair of a newly created jobs council after saying good-bye to econo...

Hiding America's Real Economy

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Worth

America's economy seems to be recovering, but is that the 'real' story? Some fourth quarter economic indicators -- retail sales, manufacturing, stock...

Haiti: Pointing Fingers and Embracing Failure

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Many have been quick to point fingers and assign blame for the slow speed of recovery in Haiti. This can dangerously lead to a poorly-informed public and a skewed set of incentives for donors and NGOs.

A Family's Struggle Through Anorexia

Aimee Liu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aimee Liu

I thought I'd share with you a conversation I had recently with some friends who caught their daughter's eating disorder early, took action quickly and participated fully and effectively in restoring her to health.

Rehab For "Terminally Unique" Lawyers

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

Whether it is because they are members of a stressful profession or because personalities with a penchant for addictive disorders are drawn to the law, lawyers have twice the addiction rate of the general population.

Electronic Addiction And E-scape: Have You Logged Out Of Real Life?

Barb Rogers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barb Rogers

While the majority of people use electronic devices to open the world to them, the addict's world gets smaller and smaller until it is contained in various-sized boxes.

Weekly Audit: We Welcome Our New Plutocratic Overlords

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Meet the new global elite. They're pretty much the same as the old global elite, only richer and more ...

What Doesn't Kill You Actually Does Make You Stronger

The New York Times | Benedict Carey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research suggests that resilience may have at least as much to do with how often people have faced adversity in past as it does with who they are ...

4 New Year's Resolutions For Supporting Your Alcoholic Loved One

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

If there is a loved one in your life with a substance abuse issue, this may be a good time to reinforce or incorporate a few new resolutions regarding your involvement in their life.

Happy New Year!

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

Timing is everything... As I am wishing my friends, family, readers and fans a happy New Year, I am also so pleased that a wonderful film of the sam...

If the Holidays Don't Feel Good to You

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Not everyone finds the holidays easy. Holidays are a time when we affirm family ties, bonds of friendship and love of life. But for those whose famil...

Horsing Around With Gangs: Horse Whisperer Meets Gang Advocate

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

In spite of the 9000 miles that lie between them -- both culturally and racially -- after listening to them discuss their passions for their work with troubled horses and at-risk youth, you might think Joe Guy and Ron Johnson were related.

America's Next Failed Conservative Stimulus

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Unless something drastic happens between now and the vote on President Obama's tax-cut "compromise" with congressional conservatives, Americ...

What Was The Best Album Of The Year?

Huffington Post | Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

2010, the year The Beatles catalogue finally made it to iTunes. Besides the much anticipated pairing of Apple records with Apple Inc., the year saw th...

It's Complicated: Lessons on Marriage from Hollywood?

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Tian Dayton

Is it possible that Hollywood is growing a conscience? Hollywood who, for some time now, has been exporting some of America's worst values, seems to b...

Manhood In Four Moments

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

The following four snapshots from my life in transition show a man at his most successful, most destructive, most vulnerable -- and, finally, most at peace.

Crazy Talk Radio Fueling Another "Big Lie"

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Depending on the radio program, we're either about to become a communist or fascist nation (okay, sometimes both), all because of the suspiciously foreign-looking guy in the White House.

The 10 Companies That Will Signal An Economic Rebound

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recession is, by the standard measurement, over. The National Bureau of Economic Research's Business Cycle Dating Committee said the downturn ende...

How Optimism and Music Saved Her Life

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

The oldest living survivor of the Nazi Camps, Alice Herz-Summer will celebrate her 106th birthday.She credits music and optimism for saving her life ...

Can the Average Person Save Our Economy?

Alice Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alice Wood

The answer is "yes." We don't have to wait for financial reform. We don't have to wait for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to come to the res...