By: Norman Ide
None of us are immune to being called names or calling people names. It's been proven that passion rules our reactions to any situation. We have all blamed our name calling on the other person. But honestly we all chose to say the words we...
By: Sally Longson
It takes all sorts to make a world, so I recall reading somewhere. When making any decision, it's important to do your homework, particularly where the decision is a big one, such as a change of career; but then I know of plenty of people...
By: Kris Martin
There is no question that violent behavior has reached epidemic proportions. It seems that every day there is another senseless, horrific act that leaves us wondering what went wrong and how it could have been prevented.As a society, we have brought much of this...
By: Gerald Vest
"Above all else, it seems to me that it is our role as human beings always to join learning to loving-kindness. Learning to learn, learning to love, and to be kind are so closely interconnected and so profoundly interwoven, especially with the sense of touch...
By: Dallas Munkholm
In a society that favors instant gratification using drugs and alcohol to help deal with reality fits perfectly. With online shopping, downloadable movies and music, speed dating, chat rooms, dating and porn sites galore people have learned that anything they want they can get right...
By: Virginia Emrick
There's an old saying that goes, "Happiness is a state of mind" and I truly believe it. Happiness is a choice we make regardless of our circumstances. There are plenty of people in the world experiencing hard times or failures but they still manage to...
By: Ganelle Davis
I am a highly sensitive individual. I will cry for other's disappointments. I also cry for their overwhelming joys. In essence I feel the essence of others. Sometimes my sensitivity may be bothersome to others and sometimes it's a nuisance to me. However, how I...
By: Peter Edwards
I often wonder how many people who write articles on depression, have had first hand experiences of this awful, dark, lonely frame of mind. "Professional" people draw their conclusions mainly on second hand information. They have studied the works of past masters of psychology and...
By: Laurie Childree
Being accused of being over sensitive happens a lot to those that are sympathetic to those around them.For some simply watching the evening news is an exercise in depressing themselves. There are wild fires currently burning in California and the U.S. still has...
By: Lisa Fillers
Harsh words can not only destroy any relationship, they can kill. The death of the very talented singer, Karen Carpenter, first came to mind when thinking of how words hurt. Children are vulnerable and believe most everything they hear, even teenagers.Karen Carpenter believed when...

 

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