By: Laura Leigh Fields
As long as I live, I doubt I will ever understand the lack of compassion people often have towards each other. What happened to the good old days when we were willing to lend a hand to those in need? Why are people afraid to...
By: Erik Reid
Have you ever been in situation that seemed to call for immediate, vigorous action but you did nothing? It may even have been a life-and-death situation but something seemed to hold you back. Cowardice? Probably not. Apathy? Unlikely. You are still among the majority of...
Is Political Ideology used to Manipulate the Masses
By: Jonathan Young
Political ideology is less significant in U.S. elections than religious ideology. Whether or not a given American claims to be Christian, each of us has been influenced by this country's history of Christian thinking, and this influence plays a role in how we think...
By: AJ Cobb
Talk about a gambler.At 20 she married her high school sweetheart and they started wedded bliss by buying a condominium. Finding herself bored after mastering the art of retail management, she quit her job and studied business full time. Upon graduation, she got a...
By: Douglas Eby
Negative self-talk"When negative self-talk robs us of our enthusiasm for our dreams, we're suffering from the classic creative block... Self-criticism can seriously injure potential talent that wants to be expressed."These quotes from the book "Putting Your Talent to Work..." by Lucia Capacchione and...
By: Rose Still
Reliving past events however painful can lead a person to become stronger and hopefully wiser. Painful memories can often make you the person you have become...able to place the feelings of others before your own. Expressing emotions are not a sign of weakness. Regardless...
By: Douglas Eby
Creativity and Depressionby Douglas Eby"I only know that summer sang in me a little while, that in me sings no more."That excerpt from one of her sonnets expresses how much poet Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) probably knew of depression.Actor Brooke Shields noted...
By: John Traveler
On What is EvolutionIt seems almost paradoxical, that we should find ourselves here in the twenty first century trying to define what Evolution is. It is certainly not a new concept, some recently coined bit of technical jargon; its connotation yet to be picked up...
By: Robert Battison
The answers to complicated questions usually start in the same way: it depends' or to an extent'. The question of whether or not a human being can change is no different. The question refers to the nature-nurture' debate. The debate questions whether humans are who...
By: Elaine Sihera
Why depression and suicidal thoughts don't always have to be discussed with a health professionalPersonally, people with suicide thoughts shouldn't be automatically referred to a professional. It must be a cultural thing because I know lots of people in the UK who have been depressed...

 

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