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Barbara Jacoby

Why Did You Leave When I Said I Have Cancer

Barbara Jacoby | August 23, 2016 | Healthy Living
If someone leaves you after you share a cancer diagnosis, you have a couple of choices to make. You can be angry and bitter and spend a lot of your good energy on being disappointed and sad about the choice that they made. Or you can focus on yourself, your journey and on finding other.
Elyse Santilli

50 Small Ways To Increase Your Happiness

Elyse Santilli | August 23, 2016 | Healthy Living
Making a few small changes to your daily routine and attitude can add up to positive results for your life and happiness. Here are 50 small ways to increase your happiness.
John B. Alexander, Ph.D.

The Age of Ignorance

John B. Alexander, Ph.D. | August 23, 2016 | Politics
With the Internet as its promulgating agency, and social media exploiting the vulnerabilities, ignorance has become pandemic. Perhaps this is a logical evolutionary progression, but at no time in history has the public become so susceptible to the spread of willful ignorance, intentionally deceitful lies, and blatant stupidity....
John Rampton

3 Keys to Building a Business While Getting Out of Debt

John Rampton | August 23, 2016 | Business
Debt can certainly get in the way of your financial goals like investing in the market or starting your own business, there's no doubt about that. However, plenty of people have built businesses while simultaneously getting out of debt.
Kent Julian

7 Critical Success Factors for Launching Your Lifestyle Business

Kent Julian | August 23, 2016 | Business
Along the way, I've discovered seven critical factors that are keys to entrepreneurial success. They are predictors of future achievement and accomplishment. In fact, these seven factors are so critical, they are equivalent to the DNA of success for your lifestyle business.
Rebecca Hersman

The Assurance and Deterrence Conversation in the 21st Century

Rebecca Hersman | August 23, 2016 | World
Today's nuclear landscape - from Russia, to North Korea, to India, Pakistan and China - is more complex and more dangerous than any time since the end of the Cold War. Yet, the little consensus that exists in the United States and abroad seems to be deepening about the importance...
Odysseas Papadimitriou

3 Reasons Your Credit Score's Name Doesn't Matter

Odysseas Papadimitriou | August 23, 2016 | Business
Don't get me wrong: Your credit standing is extremely important. And you'd better care about it if you like saving money. But as long as you're monitoring your standing with the help of a reputable score, neither how it's branded nor what version it happens to be really matters.
Tucker Max

How To Make Money With A Book

Tucker Max | August 23, 2016 | Business
If you want to make money from a book, don't focus on selling copies, use your book as a marketing tool that gets you attention and sales for something else.
Ilgin Yorulmaz

In a Coastal Town in Muslim-Majority Turkey, Turks Are Divided on France's Burkini Ban

Ilgin Yorulmaz | August 23, 2016 | World
IZMIR PROVINCE, Turkey -- With historical ties to France, Turks have mixed opinions on the burkini both in France and in their own country.
William Morrow

Top Branding and Marketing Strategies for New Businesses

William Morrow | August 23, 2016 | Business
Image Source Marketing and branding are not always cheap for small businesses. While it is very essential given the very early stage of a business, branding and marketing a new business is an effort that has to compete with several...
Grace Anne Stevens

My Transgender Life: Que Sera Sera

Grace Anne Stevens | August 23, 2016 | Queer Voices
I wish that they would be able to do as I did, and just sit with the feelings they might have, and be open to looking at the world and people and labels in a different way.
Mommy Nearest

10 Times I Realized I'm Becoming A Middle Aged Parent

Mommy Nearest | August 23, 2016 | Parents
There are a plethora of things about parenthood that no one tells you (and even if they did, you'd have no way to prepare) but I'll tell you this: I was not at all prepared for how exhausting it would all be. Sure, I knew the first year would be rough. I didn't know it would continue for the next several years with no end in sight.
Michael Cook

Miss'd America Fifi DuBois -- "It Was Really Great And Humbling To Be Crowned Miss'd America"

Michael Cook | August 23, 2016 | Queer Voices
Fifi sat down with me to chat about what her year as MIss'd America has been like, how she got her start in New York City in front of some of the biggest names in the business, and what Fifi's pride really means to her.
Mette Ivie Harrison

Do Mormons Worship Joseph Smith?

Mette Ivie Harrison | August 23, 2016 | Religion
While I usually think Mormons do a good job of making Joseph Smith seem like a human being rather than god-like, there are moments like singing this song when I feel a twinge of unease, not just because of Joseph Smith, but because of our current leaders.
Mary Beth Maxwell

A High School Report Card

Mary Beth Maxwell | August 23, 2016 | Queer Voices
There is a false perception of what life is like today for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer high schoolers in America. Yes, it is certainly better than it was for me 35 years ago in Nebraska, but every high school isn't a great, or even safe, place for every student. Not every kid is alright.
Melinda Gates

Computers Are For Girls, Too

Melinda Gates | August 23, 2016 | Impact
The gross underrepresentation of women in computer science is not just a problem for the girls who are left out. It's a problem for all of us, because we're not benefitting from the creativity girls have to offer.
Theanne Liu

Red Lips Evening Makeup Tutorial - For Those Who Refuse To Be Silenced

Theanne Liu | August 23, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Although Asian American women have entered the YouTube space, unfortunately only a narrow range of Asian American women (East and Southeast Asian, thin, attractive, etc.) are visible, considered beautiful, and achieve monetary success on YouTube and beyond.
Steve Austin

Do You Know Everything Jesus Ever Said About The Gays?

Steve Austin | August 23, 2016 | Religion
I've been reading the Gospels the past two weeks. I haven't read straight through in quite a while. And this time, I studied closely, every single thing Jesus said about homosexuality. What I found was astonishing.
Naomi Goldberg

For LGBTQ Youth, Schools' Failures May Mean Higher Risk Of Criminalization

Naomi Goldberg | August 23, 2016 | Queer Voices
Family rejection, discrimination in our communities, discriminatory enforcement of laws, and hostile school environments all play a part. But let's focus on how the climate in our nation's schools puts many LGBTQ youth at greater risk for being criminalized.
The Conversation US

Voter ID laws: Why black Democrats' fight for the ballot in Mississippi still matters

The Conversation US | August 23, 2016 | Black Voices
Frederick Knight, Morehouse College This fall, we are faced with the question of who will become president. And equally important - who can vote? Over the past decade, Republican lawmakers in more than 20 states have enacted laws making it harder to vote. In the...