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Failure isn’t the problem, you are

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a …

Motivation

Kendra Wilkinson Talks Suffering Emotional Abuse from 'Sadistic' Mother: 'I Feel Like I'm Being Raped Every Minute'

Kendra Wilkinson is sharing more details about her difficult relationship with her mother.<p>In a sneak peek at Friday’s episode of <i>Kendra on Top</i> …

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Cancer sufferer due to end his own life calls for assisted dying law change in UK

A terminally ill man has called for a change to British laws on assisted dying, as he prepares to end his life at a Swiss clinic.<p>Bob Cole, 68, will kill himself at 2pm at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich, around 18 months after watching his wife Ann Hall do the same.<p>Cole, who suffers from an …

Cancer

The pain of growing up Muslim in post-9/11 America

"Keep your head low." My mother said those words to me sometime after Sept. 11, 2001. It left me baffled and confused at the age of 10. What did my being Muslim have to do with an attack that turned buildings into ash and rubble more than 700 miles away?<p>I accidentally smashed my thumb in my …

Amanda Peterson's Family On The Painful Secret She Was Hiding

Autopsy reports showed that Amanda Peterson died of an accidental morphine overdose at age 43 this past July, but her family says that doesn't tell the whole story of the secret pain the actress had been enduring for decades.<p>"At the height of Mandy's career, she suffered a very serious trauma. She …

What I Learned About Another Person's Pain

<i>by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer</i><p>I learned something valuable this week that I would like to share it with you. But first, a little reflection on something I wrote last week, because it's connected to what I learned this week.<p>In a recent post on my blog I wrote about "How …

How Learning a Foreign Language Reignited My Imagination

Pardon my French<p>When I was about 6 years old, I started collecting model trains with my father. We would assemble the track in the attic, put a foam mountain with a tunnel over the top, and, through the magic of a transformer, watch the trains make their rounds. My dad took me to train shows, and …

Most Failures Are Failures of Imagination: Why The SDGs Can Prove Otherwise

The most important aspect of all of the Sustainable Development Goals has been the triumph of human imagination they represent. Whether in art, science, technology, anti-poverty work or social activism, when there is a failure we often perceive it as a failure of talent, strategy, planning, …

The problem with infatuation — when your imagination goes too far

I become infatuated by people like crazy. I briefly meet boys I obsessively think about being with, or girls I want to be best friends with/talk …

Secret traces: how expired photo paper caught the imagination of the art world

Most photographers would be horrified at the presence of mould or water damage on their photographic paper, but both are exciting to New york artist Alison Rossiter. “If it’s doing something nasty to the paper, then that’s just fabulous. I love it,” she says.<p>Over the last eight years, Rossiter, 62, …

Art