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13 Ways To Master The Transition From College To The Real World

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.02.2014 | College

"I don’t think I’d have been in such a hurry to reach adulthood if I’d known the whole thing was going to be ad-libbed." Calvin and Hobbes c...

Rules and Growth (and a Little Consciousness Thrown in

Alison Cayne | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Alison Cayne

Ultimately, I believe in rules. Not rules for rules' sake. Not arbitrary or unnecessary rules, not punitive rules. It isn't as simple as needing to gi...

Learn Your Top 3 Lessons in 2014

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest frustrations in my life and other's lives is -- as Albert Einstein so wisely said -- "doing the same things over and over again an...

The (IN)Sanity of Climate Change

David_Goldstein | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

If you have taken the time to learn about climate change and feel afraid, angry or sad, if you feel an urge to take action, then you are not insane.

When The Man You Love Asks You To Lose Weight

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I yelled at him and told him he did not love me. Love would not notice the 300 pounds my 5'3" frame carried. Confused, he just stared at me; he knew more than anyone how desperately I wanted and needed to lose weight. He alone knew all my secrets. He heard my disappointments. He hoped for my future.

A Night In The Life Of A Mom Who Has Just Discovered Her Child May Have Lice

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Knowing nothing about lice and not having time to look up any facts, I decided that the most efficient way to tackle this plague was to do all the cleaning, washing, vacuuming and nitpicking simultaneously -- or one lousy louse could start the whole cycle again.

5 Things to Do to Stay Sane and Productive During the Holidays

Janet M. Neal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

While the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season may send shivers of joyful anticipation down the spines of children, those shivers experienced by entrepreneurs at this time of year are of anticipation of a completely different sort.

Lolly Daskal: Staying Sane in Insane Times

Lolly Daskal | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

The relationship we have with ourselves starts with being wholly self-aware without being judgmental or self-effacing. Only then can we cultivate the capacity to sense our strong emotions without being defined by them

The Spiritual Traveler (Or How to Make It Through Your Trip Without Going Nuts)

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Have you ever noticed that despite being a spiritual person -- or a good person -- it all goes out the window when you hit that airport security line? Perhaps that's what airports were designed for: to test your spiritual mettle.

How to Keep Sane in a World That Seems Crazy

Ora Nadrich | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

We define what is sane and what is crazy based on our standards, and if we don't set them on what we believe is sound and healthy, then we get things like cloned beef and genetically modified food.

A New Look at China: By the Numbers

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.17.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

While I very much enjoy blogging about China, I often feel that by addressing already popular stories, many of which I do not think were terribly subs...

Home For the Holidays -- Got the Blues?

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The holidays are often a bittersweet time of year. Amid all of the parties, family gatherings and general joyousness, there can be some strong feelings of loneliness, financial stress and annoyance.

When Do We Get to Diagnose Our Own Society?

Carol Smaldino | Posted 03.28.2012 | Health News
Carol Smaldino

A furor is obviously escalating as to who gets diagnosed for what, psychiatrically speaking. In particular, the New York Times on Jan. 25, 2012 had a ...

The Army of the Sane Makes a Stand

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

For the last two-plus years we have been subjected to the steady drumbeat of the insanity generated by the Tea Party. Those who weren't yelling like ...

The Key To Avoiding A Midlfe Crisis?

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty

Most women treasure the time they spend with their closest girlfriends. And according to new research, it is exactly this that makes women in mid-l...

Here's Occupy Wall Street's "One Demand": Sanity

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The fact that the movement doesn't make demands of Wall Street -- or Washington, for that matter -- doesn't mean it doesn't have demands. It does, but they're not directed at Wall Street, or K Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue. They're directed at you.

Start A Local Sanity Salon

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

The good news is that at this moment in time -- environmental, psychological, political, social and economic issues are converging, as the true nature of our collective challenges becomes clear.

Electoral Reform: 1 Page 9 Points

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Since the year 2000, when I watched in horror as Al Gore took the dive and played dead in Florida (the theft was exposed three months before the fact ...

Strategic Analytic Model for Creating a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Whole Earth Whole Systems The Earth is a self-contained system in which all elements interact in ways that we humans simply do not understand--witnes...

I Fear Sanity (and Combs)

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The Stewart / Colbert March is the one I have waited for over the past year. I will be there. I will snark, but reasonably. I will yell, but qui...

Ten Ways to Sane in an Insane World

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

7. Take the time to look people in the eye, say hello, goodbye, ask "How are you" ; listen to their answer and ask a question. Remember how to communicate with people again on a human face-to-face basis.

Sleep Is Sanity

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Thanks to James Bishop's Optimism Software, I've become meticulous about my sleep hygiene this summer. I go to bed every night between 9:30 and 10:00 ...

6 Quick Sanity Tricks

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Awhile back I asked you for your sanity tricks, techniques that help you fight the forces of the dark side. Here are some of the gems. 1. Learn the a...

Staying Sane In an Insane World

Leeat Granek, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leeat Granek, PhD

When you actually listen to people instead of giving them a bottle of pills, you begin to understand that no matter the situation, people's experiences make sense in the context of their lives.

Do These 5 Things Every Day To Stay Sane

Times Of London | Mark Henderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Simple activities such as gardening or mending a bicycle can protect mental health and help people to lead more fulfilled and productive lives, a pane...