Eric Lahammer

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White People vs. White Privilege

In certain corners of the country, white Americans are not only embracing the concept, but deciding that it might be key to resolving racial inequalities.<p>On Tuesday, a judge in Pennsylvania ordered Bill Cosby to proceed to criminal trial on three counts of felony indecent assault. Cosby’s fall from …

More than 125,000 US veterans are being denied crucial mental health services

Early last year, Congress belatedly approved a measure providing $22 million over the coming five years to bolster VA programs to combat a rash of suicides among vets that have averaged about 1 suicide a day.<p>The tragic stories of emotionally scarred veterans struggling to reenter society, find jobs …

The Resentment Powering Trump

His supporters believe he is the only one who understands their marginalization.<p>After a young black protester was dragged out of one of his rallies last week—getting sucker-punched by a 78-year-old white man on his way out—Donald Trump looked out at the jeering, seething, booing crowd in front of …

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

Vietnam, heroin and the lesson of disrupting any addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the U.S. military launched Operation Golden Flow nearly 45 years ago, no one could have anticipated the impact it would have on the study of addiction, behavior and your brain.<p>It was 1971 and U.S. Reps. Robert Steele and Morgan Murphy had just returned from an official visit to Vietnam …

Drug Addiction

'What Actually Happens During a Therapy Session' And Six Other Common Questions About Psychotherapy

When you take your car to the car mechanic, you know what's going to happen -- your car will get repaired.<p>When you break a bone and visit your doctor, you know what's going to happen -- your bone will be set in a splint or cast and eventually heal.<p>But when you make an appointment to see a …

Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

Indiana University

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

Happiness

Roger Waters on ‘The Wall,’ Socialism and His Next Concept Album

Interviewing Roger Waters can be a wild ride. If he likes a question, he’s happy to pontificate at length, but bore him with tired inquiries and …

Al Gore

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

This Woman Documented Her Life With Borderline Personality Disorder

The result is beautifully honest.<p>Sometimes the best way to deal with something as serious as a mental illness is to get real about what it feels like to live with it.<p>That's exactly what 28-year-old Norwegian Ida Storm decided to do. After being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, Storm …

Woman Films Herself For 8 Years, Revealing Chilling Truth About Mental Illness

"That's the first time in ages my reflection has looked like Satan," Ida Storm muttered to herself as a tiny camera in her hand, held at chin-level, …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …

The Stanford Prison Experiment, reviewed: An expertly acted study in human psychology

The Stanford Prison Experiment<p>Rating:<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, which took place in 1971, remains one of the most iconic 20th century studies of …

Shepard Fairey: How I’m Taking on Abuse of Power and Political Corruption in ‘On Our Hands’

My first New York art exhibition in five years, ‘On Our Hands,’ tackles our failed Democracy and corporate greed. Here are the stories behind the …