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Agapi Stassinopoulos Performs A Meditation
Author Agapi Stassinopoulous walks us through a meditation from her book "Wake Up to the Joy of You" to help overcome disappointment.
The Year None Of My Dreams Came True
…and how it totally changed me for the better.
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Friday Talking Points -- Special Election Edition
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
As promised, today we'd like to end on a somewhat positive note. It's a wonky idea, but no matter how the election comes out, we fully believe it is a possibility.
Why Losing Control Can Make You Happier
Greater Good Science Center
Based at the University of California, Berkeley
When Life Laughs At Your Best Laid Plans
President of Momentum LLC, Speaker, Author of Tough Truths
How To Cope With Life When Disappointment Overwhelms Us
Susan J. Noonan MD, MPH
Dr. Susan Noonan is a physician and the author of "When Someon...
Disappointments are part of our daily life. For many reasons things don’t always turn out as we plan or would like. It
An Olympic Champion's 3 Holiday Gifts: #1 -- Disappointment
Dr. Jim Taylor
Adjunct faculty, University of San Francisco
Accepting this different perspective on your disappointment--"I know it feels bad right now, but how can it fuel me?"--gives you the power to minimize the harm that your disappointment does to you in the future.
I Went to a Cuddle Party and Nobody Wanted to Cuddle With Me
A new website dedicated to smarter sleep & wakefulness, publis...
I've never been to an orgy, but I have to believe it's less awkward than a cuddle party. With orgies, you know what you're getting into.
When Sorrow Attacks: Three Conscious Ways to Face Your Pain
Contemporary thought leader and spiritual teacher
Courageously facing your pain can be terrifying. However, when you allow your past and present sorrows to flow through you, pain releases its grip. You're then free to walk away with greater awareness, love, and gratitude for the lessons that came from your experience.
Just My Imagination
(Almost) Famous Cartoonist
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
3 Things to Remember When You've Been Screwed Over
Self-Love Coach, teacher, and writer. Founder of JenniferTwar...
Do you still find yourself wanting revenge and you need to let go of it? Do you still find yourself wanting to control this person to change their mind? Are you struggling to really accept how you can change yourself so this doesn't happen in the future? Share it in the comments below!
Stop Waiting on Happy
Business and Career Transition Coach
This isn't someone else's agenda for your life, this is putting your time in crisis aside and focusing on the present and what it is that you want in your future. You have the power to change things, to take control of your life, and really, to stop waiting on happy.
8 Ways To Bounce Back After Disappointment
How Ordering Breakfast Can Explain The Difference Between Men And Women
Dr. Margaret Rutherford
Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health/Midlife Blogger
Valentine's Day is approaching so I thought it appropriate to tell the story I often do in therapy to help describe a basic difference between the genders. It's actually not simply a difference. More like a lack of understanding.
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The Disappointing Moments of Parenthood
Mother, freelance writer, and music therapist
We've all had those days. The kids are fighting. They don't appreciate the treat you gave them. They're rude. They forget their manners. Does it make them monsters or you a bad parent? Despite what many would say while wagging a finger,
No. It does not.
Wallowing in a Winter Wonderland
Dog lover, soup enthusiast, and half of the blog team at DadvM...
So we stood in line to see Santa yesterday. There were some problems.
The Pain of Absence and Presence
Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Homemaker, Writer, Author
7 Ways To Cope With Disappointment
Licensed psychotherapist, executive coach, columnist, and auth...
It's easy to stay mired in disappointment given that the emotion is so palpable. Try to step back by imagining the events playing out on a movie screen.
The Morning After
Musician, songwriter, veteran, North Carolina preacher's son
It's the morning after Election Day and, like the morning after prom night, some of you are holding your head in shame and some of you are whistling over the griddle.
Protecting Your Heart in the Music Business
Husband, father, entrepreneur, freelance writer, and goofball
Early on in the process of building my son's music career, I sought advice from an industry veteran who is also a faith-based family man like I try to be. I asked him what I could do as a father and manager of my son to help him most. His advice was simply three words: 'Protect his heart.'
Why It's Okay To Admit That You're Not Happy
How Disappointment Works In The Brain
Amanda L. Chan
Enough Is Enough (And a Mindfulness Approach With 5 Self-Mantras)
HR Business Partner; C&R Self Coach; Speaker
When What You Expect Is Not What Is
Communicator, travel enthusiast, founder of The Globe Getter
Change outside our control doesn't always equate to bad change. I learn that every day, whether it's a rescheduled boat trip or something much more important to my livelihood.
How To Overcome Regret
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