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Don't Shoot the Second Arrow!

Susan Bernstein | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Apparently, the Buddhists say that any time we suffer misfortune, two arrows fly our way. The first arrow is the actual bad event, which can can, indeed, cause pain. The second arrow is the suffering. That's actually optional. The second arrow represents our reaction to the bad event.

On Savoring Life

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman

Isn't savoring our lives at least as important as enjoying Reese's? For, like chocolate, this moment will be gone in a flash. So, it's probably worth paying attention to.

Why Nicholas Kristof's Latest Column Stings So Much and Why He's Right

Rev. Adam J. Copeland | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
Rev. Adam J. Copeland

Professors do need to engage more fully in public debates. We must do so in a way more hospitable to those without post-graduate degrees.

The Litmus Test for Your Elevator Pitch

Rajesh Setty | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Whatever it is you are selling, we all know that you need to craft and deliver a good elevator pitch. But... How do you know if your elevator pit...

No Tears, Just a Selfie: A Response

Maurice Tracy | Posted 01.24.2014 | Black Voices
Maurice Tracy

Selfies on their own are neither good nor bad; they do not only signify narcissism nor do they signal a need to be praised, nor are they innocent images of altruism.

Do You React or Respond?

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

A response requires a more cognitive and authentic perspective. It involves a higher, more advanced level of thinking and reasoning that is consistent with our beliefs and values. When we respond we tend to come from a place of integrity, remaining whole and true to ourselves

Charles Ramsey Calls Story Claiming He's Broke, Homeless 'Bull S--t'

Posted 07.19.2013 | Crime

The man who helped rescue three women held captive in a Cleveland home this spring strongly disputes an article that claims he's broke and homeless. ...

Behind the Scenes at Disaster Planning & Response Art Rescue

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

DPR Art Rescue handles art emergencies. They can evacuate and care for artwork in the event of a fire, flood or any natural emergency. Now that's an organization that supports artists!

A Prayer For Ricky Meany

James Moore | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics
James Moore

Rick Perry has used his office, his tax-paid time, state letterhead, and the Texas brand to promote a single religion. The man who would protect the Constitution as president begins his campaign with a gross violation of one of its most basic tenets.

Setting the Record Straight on "Fixing Foreclosure-Gate"

Jason Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Gold

I have respect for those who work hard every day in sorting out policy problems. Given these stakes, the debate should be a fair one that debates proposals on their merits, not on faulty assumptions.

Friday Talking Points [153] -- SOTU-palooza

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The past week in politics was, quite obviously, dominated by President Obama's "State Of The Union" speech to Congress. For those of you who may have...

Boehner's Cocktail Napkin Has Secret GOP State of Union Response

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sally Kohn

At least he didn't write it on his hand.... ...

Friday Talking Points [152] -- A Palin-Free Month?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With some regularity, this column excoriates the mainstream news media for all sorts of continued idiocy in the way it conducts its business. But eve...

Roger Goodell, You Don't "Get It"

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

No, Mr. Goodell. You don't "get it." If you did, you would show greater appreciation for the fans that have already invested in their teams. All they want is a return on their investment.

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...

Arianna On 'Morning Joe': Frustration With Federal Oil Spill Response Goes Beyond Political Left, Right

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Morning Joe" Monday to weigh in on the White House's response to the BP oil spill. She explained that frustration extends bey...

BP Oil Spill Protest At Gas Station In New York City (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Protesters in New York City descended on a BP gas station in SoHo on Friday and demanded a boycott of the oil company. The group condemned BP for its...

Chile Quake: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
World Vision

SANTIAGO, Chile (March 1, 2010) - World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors ov...