Hurt Feelings

Hurt Feelings

When I say, “hurt feelings,” it probably sounds a little childish. Not that they aren’t important, but that phrase has become a... read more
Ageism

Ageism

One of our great struggles today—and throughout the last few hundred years—is against discrimination. Topics like racism and sexism are... read more
Wealth and Poverty

Wealth and Poverty

Wealth is one of the fundamental descriptors of a person’s status in life. It’s among the first things we see when we look at a... read more
When tragedy strikes

When tragedy strikes

If you haven’t experienced it for yourself, then I’m sure you’ve seen in procedural cop shows when someone gets pulled out of a bad... read more
Helping someone in pain

Helping someone in pain

How can we help when someone we love is in pain? ... read more
Anger

Anger

What is the difference between a desire and a goal? You might say that a goal is something you actively work toward, but under the... read more
Change

Change

I’ve got a friend who worked for the FBI for many years—usually, when I reference him, it’s to talk about his statement that... read more
Divorce

Divorce

I don’t think I know a single person who hasn’t been affected—directly or indirectly—by divorce. It’s how 41 percent of marriages... read more
The Loneliness Epidemic

The Loneliness Epidemic

We all know the pain of loneliness. There’s a good reason that rejection is one of the most common fears in the world, and why solitary... read more
When someone close to you is in pain

When someone close to you is in pain

During Hope’s years of severe depression, I learned that having a loved one in constant pain is its own kind of torture. Most of the time... read more
Dealing with Negativity

Dealing with Negativity

Picture a book of psychology. Something with a catchy title, maybe a smiling man in a white coat on the cover. Now imagine it sailing... read more
The danger of attractiveness

The danger of attractiveness

It’s one of the oldest lessons in the book. “Looks aren’t everything. Not all that glitters is gold. Look at what’s on the inside,... read more

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