Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

Why Misinformation Travels In The Wake Of Mass Tragedy

During an emergent situation, rumors can have social and psychological consequences. Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx […]

Tragedy and Loss: When an Anniversary Isn’t for Celebrating and the Power of Acceptance

When most of us think about anniversaries, we think of celebratory ones – getting married, starting a relationship, graduating from school and even birthdays. However, most of us also have yearly dates that bring sorrow and anxiety. These dates include loss of a loved one, when a car accident or other traumatic event occurred, or […]

Virgin Gets Bionic Penis After Childhood Tragedy

Life has been hard for Mohammed Abad. The 43-year-old virgin from Edinburgh, Scotland, “lost all of my genitals” when he was hit by a car and dragged 600 feet at just 6 years old, The Sun reports. Thirty-seven years later, he got a new lease on life — and sex — after surgeons at University College […]

Danielle’s Story of Heartache and Tragedy | Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s | Oprah Winfrey Network

Tim and a few of his employees speak to at-risk youth about the importance of making good choices in a community where the path to drugs and violence is all too common. Danielle opens up about her painful childhood growing up in foster care, and what she’s learned from her experience. Find OWN on TV […]

The Attack On Charlie Hebdo Was A Symbolic Tragedy So Quit Trying To Change The Subject

As I write this, it is just few days after the barbaric attacks on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and already the inevitable backlash against the murdered victims has begun. Firstly, it comes from those who seek to question the judgment of the victims. Then it comes from publications and social media activists who seek […]

Thanksgiving Travel Turns Into Tragedy

If our everyday lives are hectic, then the holidays are doubly so. How many times have you stayed up late cleaning, packing or worse — driving through the night to get to your destination to “start your vacation?” While the holidays are a memorable time of year for families, each of us can relate to […]

Madonna Badger on Finding Love After Tragedy | Super Soul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

Tune in Sundays 11am/10c On Christmas Day 2011, advertising agency owner Madonna Badger lost her three children and her parents in an early morning fire at her Connecticut home. About one year later, Madonna began dating real estate broker Bill Duke. A longtime friend, Bill was one of the first people by her hospital bed […]

8 Celebrities Who Transformed Tragedy Into Something Positive

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” — Helen Keller What makes some people more resilient than others? According to the American Psychological Association resilience is simply adapting well to adversity, tragedy or trauma — something that any of us can work toward. Those who recognize that the struggle […]

President Obama at Fort Hood: “It Is Love, Tested by Tragedy, That Brings Us Together Again.”

Watch on YouTube Today, the President and First Lady traveled to Killeen, Texas to attend a memorial ceremony at the Fort Hood Military Base, remembering those who lost their lives in last week's tragic shooting at the base. During his remarks at the memorial, the President explained that we must honor their lives "not in […]

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