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Intimidated By Ambition
Ashley, a late-20's legal field professional, whose writings f...
Having high ambitions is not wrong and in fact, most people who are greatly successful, become so, only because they've dared to dream big. Being ambitious is not wrong, as it's the first step to success and it leads us to work towards what we want.
25 Things You Might Want to Know About Your Partner Before You Tie the Knot
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW
Bestselling Authors and Relationship Experts
And yet, engaging in the dialogue that can ensue from these questions can be the very thing that we need to do in order to support the health and vitality of our relationship and to minimize the likelihood of being "broadsided" by some very unsettling revelations further down the road.
50 Years Later, Let's Renew The Voting Rights Act
President of Women's Voices Women Vote Action Fund
We stand with the President and other defenders of equality in urging protection of the Voting Rights Act. Let's be clear: The recent laws passed in many states to restrict voting rights are not about reducing "voter fraud." They are meant simply to erect barriers to voting for people of color.
Overcoming Intimidation at Oxford
Law graduate, writer, blogger at elodiecheesman.com
we all start from different stages of skill and knowledge, and have different priorities and aims. We're all running different races, and to use others as a yardstick for individual success would be as fruitless as comparing how well I can construct an analogy to how fast you can eat hot dogs.
The Radical Choice of Militant Kindness
Because Kindness Changes Everything...
Kindness. It seems like such an easy choice. But a crazy thing happens when you drop your guard and step from behind that icy stand-offish barrier: people become comfortable around you.
The Abdication of the Press, and the Harm it Does American Democracy
Award-winning author of
What We're Up Against
With a press that regards itself as having fulfilled its responsibilities when it treats the truth and the lie evenhandedly, is it any wonder that we are in an era where the lie so often defeats the truth?
Right-wing Destructiveness Plus Liberal Weakness: The Dangerous Combination Behind America's National Crisis
Award-winning author of
What We're Up Against
The Republican Party has become the instrument of a destructive force, while the response of Liberal America (including the Democratic Party) to this threat has been woefully weak.
Half Caff Gaff
Humorist, writer, blogger at elleroy was here
On a particularly trying day befitting the choice of a comforting cup of something that will strain my wallet, if not my sensibilities, the local donut shop is passed over in favor of the one which makes me feel an ounce -- or eight -- of privilege.
Not Yours to Touch, Sir
Ad Agency Owner and Blogger, amandamagee.com
I struggled not to curve my shoulders in and walk so that my heels were less noticeable. When I left my house I'd felt incredible, dressed for a day at work, yet two men felt it was their place to question my decisions.
Remembering Environmental Defenders
President, Friends of the Earth and FOE Action
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Gun Toters Being 'Bullied' by... Moms?
Robert L. Cavnar
Energy Veteran and Author, Founder, this-small-planet.com
Probably one of the weirdest hashtags in use today is #guncontrolbullies, coined by Open Carry, a loose affiliation of state organizations, which holds protests around the country at which zealots parade around with loaded firearms in public places.
7 Reasons to Never Feel Intimidated
Confidence Coach, New York City
We are all equal, my friends. We are also beautifully different from one another, too -- which means all of us have some unique value and flavor to add to a conversation or social setting. If only we really knew and believed this this!
Survey: Is Buying Artwork Scarier Than Buying a Car?
President & Co-Founder, UGallery
Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.
An Open Letter to Cyberbullies
Leading privacy advocate, visionary social media pioneer, and ...
You, the faceless one, who
hides behind empty words
. You, the unhappy one,
spreading your misery
through harassment and humiliation. You, the angry one,
trying to feel powerful
by intimidating others with your hate. I refuse to let you hurt me.
Are You Intimidated by Yoga? Get Over It and Get Into the Practice
Media-marketing maven; recovering political consultant; yogini...
Whether your journey is physical, philosophical or spiritual, once you're practicing regularly, you'll find like-minded folks, who share similar values and interests. You'll find community, a sense of belonging and being together.
The Arrest of Adilur Rahman Khan and the Threat to Bangladeshi Activists
Singaporean, writer, blogger, activist
Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America
Leslie K. Stein
Advocate for Education, Equal Rights and the Environment. Engi...
A Walk to the Store
Except for a few blips, I always presumed that the overall reaction to my being an openly gay teacher and a gay author was reasonably benign. Then the following occurred.
Wolves at the Polls
Political cartoonist syndicated by the NYTimes worldwide
Defiant Joe Arpaio Still The Leading Candidate For Sheriff
Confronting The Negativity Bias
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
Psychologist; Author, 'Hardwiring Happiness'
By bringing mindful awareness to how your brain reacts to feeling threatened, you can stimulate the neural substrates of a mind that has more calm, wisdom and sense of inner strength.
'Serious Concerns' Of Fraud In Afghan Elections
The "Intimidation" Argument: Conservative Hypocrisy on Parade
LGBTQ Civil Rights Activist
There's a new cry of outrage coming from the far right and conservative circles. They've started playing the victim card as the new go-to meme: intimidation from the mean, militant gays.
Lieberman's Right on Fort Hood
34-year veteran police officer who retired as Seattle's chief ...
When campaigning for John McCain Lieberman actually declared Sarah Palin fit to be president. Yet, when it comes to the Fort Hood slayings, Joe Lieberman is spot on.
Corruption In Wind Power: Upstate New York's Intimidation Problem
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