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PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Finding Your Support Structure

Troy Roness | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Troy Roness

When it comes to getting healthy, separating the 'vultures' from the 'sparrows' in your life is crucial in the battle of getting your life back on track.

Haiti Rebuild: Local Ts, Local Jobs

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Why can't volunteer groups and NGOs in Haiti source t-shirts in the country and help stimulate the local economy?

Yoga and Recovery: The Next Level!

Tommy Rosen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tommy Rosen

Nearly one year ago, I started teaching Yoga For Recovery from addiction on Friday nights at 7:45pm at YogaCo. Each Yoga For Recovery class is one pa...

Beyond the Spin: The People Left Behind By the Unemployment Benefits Extension

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Art Levine

While Democrats have sound reasons to be glad they broke a six-week delay by the GOP to vote for an extension of unemployment benefits, 2.5 million of the long-term unemployed will get their benefits restored -- just not right away.

Time for a Monetary Boost

Joseph E. Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph E. Gagnon

An extended period of high unemployment represents a massive waste of productive labor and untold personal suffering of unemployed workers. The Fed should be aiming to get us back on track within two years, not four.

An Open Letter to Lindsay Lohan: You need the right kind of friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Dear Lindsay, Anyone who isn't living under a rock has already heard you were sentenced to 90 days in the LA County Jail for violating your DUI proba...

IRS Will Audit 6,000 Businesses and Some May Owe Lots of Money

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

.before you decide to convert all of your employees to independent contractors, you need to know the difference as defined by federal and state law. The IRS is gunning for businesses that mischaracterize employee.

Haiti Rebuild: The Last Responders

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

Today we will hear from many Monday morning quarterbacks over what should have happened and what we should do for Haiti. In fact, expect a whole stadium full of them -- none of whom have spent a night there this year.

The Secret Is Forgiveness: 9 Helpful Hints

Barb Rogers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barb Rogers

We must tell ourselves when circumstances arise that it's not always about us. That helps us step back, attempt to look at things from a new perspective and really think before we act or react.

Struggling States Seeking More Aid from Washington

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Governors hamstrung by the sluggish economic rebound in their states and bound to balance their own budgets are pressing anew for Washi...

Nashville: Not Just Flooded with Water; But Civil Rights Memories

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

This week as Nashville struggles to deal with ferocious floods -- that so far have taken 10 lives -- I am am reminded of the markers of time which are currently submerged in water.

Nashville Floodwaters Recede, Crews Search For Bodies

AP | KRISTIN HALL and SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Cumberland River finally began receding Tuesday, exposing mud-caked homes and submerged cars as officials searched door t...

Recovery Act in Action -- In the Right Place at the Right Time

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Electronics firm SBE, Inc. is a great example of the Recovery Act making the right investment at the right time. The result is an American company keeping good jobs here while building the clean energy infrastructure.

U.S. G20 Message: Stimulus Money Vital To Economic Recovery, Don't Pull Back Yet

AP / Huffington Post | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TORONTO — World leaders must work together to make sure the global recovery stays on track, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Saturday. ...


Jack Schimmelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

A young 33-year-old woman stands before a Florida judge to whom she has been summoned because she peed on someone's lawn. She is sentenced to a year ...

World Faces Serious New Economic Challenges

Olivier Blanchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Olivier Blanchard

Achieving strong, sustained and balanced growth will not be easy. It will require fiscal consolidation in advanced countries, exchange rate adjustments, and a rebalancing of demand across the world.

Obama: G-20 nations should take action to seal economic recovery

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Barack Obama is appealing to the world's major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a su...

A Grace Forged

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kenneth Kales

If you're rich and recovered now, don't gloat. If you're reporting on the rich and recovered, don't hold them up as standard-bearers. It's in poor taste. The trickle-downs haven't reached most of us.

Our False Recovery: Why Wall Street Is Up and Everyone Else Is Down

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Samuels

Obama's stimulus plan has only exaggerated the fake recovery by funneling money into tax breaks and the short-term alleviation of state deficits. Massive State layoffs have only been delayed, not prevented.

Tiger's Big Question: Did You Learn Anything?

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

In his recent Nike commercial, a stone-faced Tiger Woods stares into the camera as he listens to the voice of his late father, Earl. The commercial closes with the question, "Did you learn anything?"

Americans are Spending Less: U.S. Economic Recovery Is Expected to Slow Down

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Americans are pulling back on their spending, a trend that could slow the economic recovery if it continues. A sharp drop in retai...

Getting Unhooked from Addictions

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

Millions of Americans are in the grip of addictive substances (alcohol, drugs, nicotine, caffeine, sugar) or addictive activities (gambling, shopping, sex, internet porn).

'Life's That Way': Grieving Change

Jim Beaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Beaver

So how to deal with this grief? By sitting in sackcloth and ashes, bewailing fate and cursing one's betrayers? I find nothing helpful there. To me, life is not back there, with death and loss.

7 Ways to Recover From a Relapse

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I prefer to use the term "set back" when I get sucked back into the Black Hole. Because it's certainly not the end of recovery. From depression or any addiction. A relapse merely gives you a new starting place.

Is Port au Prince Functional?

Rowan Moore Gerety | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rowan Moore Gerety

My mother wrote me after watching a piece on the News Hour. "This report makes Port au Prince looks as if it's actually a functioning city -- do you get that impression?" Functional, perhaps not. Functioning, without a doubt.