Empathy

'We feel guilty about it': Actress Holly Matthews urges people to talk about grief following husband's tragic death

The tragedy of losing her husband to a rare form of brain cancer hit headlines struck a chord with the British public earlier this year.<p>And as she …

Carolyn Hax: These pot-smoking slobs are my problem because of insane Bay Area rent

strong>DEAR CAROLYN: I allowed my daughter and her now-husband to continue to live with me after they got married a few months ago, in hopes that …

Advice

The Call-In: Elder Care

We hear from listeners about their decisions about elder care for themselves and parents. And Brian Lee of Families for Better Care talks about what people should know.

News (U.S.)

Carolyn Hax: It was just a silly email but she thought it was a taunt

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> “Alex” is married to one of my closest friends, “Lana.” Alex and I work at the same company, and recently my husband, “Ben,” also …

Advice

Here's What Maura Murray's Family Members Think Happened To Her

“Something bad happened. Something went wrong."<p>On February 9, 2004, the 21-year-old nursing student emailed her professors at the University of …

Hundreds turn out in Melbourne to remember Connie Johnson

Connie Johnson, the founder of the Love Your Sister cancer charity, is being remembered by supporters at a service at Melbourne's St Paul's Cathedral.<p>…

Schoolgirl who killed herself after being 'bullied and gang raped' is "unlikely to ever get justice"

Five teenagers who were allegedly involved in a gang rape of a 13-year-old girl who later killed herself may never be prosecuted.<p>In a heart-wrenching …

Crime

I have no sons left, my heart is torn away - Mum broken by grief after losing third child to suicide

To lose a child is, for the vast majority of us, utterly unimaginable. To lose three - and all having taken their own lives - is a scenario the human …

News (Ireland)

Picking up the pieces

After Betsy Mayham moved to Winnipeg in 1990, the care packages began arriving on the regular. Her brother Dean sent them from their reserve, …

Canadian News

A Lack of Empathy Cost This Company Almost $1 Million. What's It Costing You?

Who needs empathy when you can fake it, right? These leaders didn't understand the true meaning of empathy and here's what happened to them.<p>Lacking empathy doesn't just hurt company culture, and it's definitely about more than "just feelings." Ask technology and business writer Shea Drake, who …

Leadership

Tenth person dies from nursing home that lost air conditioning after Hurricane Irma

Filed under: News, US, Tragedy<p>The death toll from the south Florida nursing home that became a lethal sauna after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning rose to 10 on Thursday, authorities said.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Hurricane Irma

Mom says she's abandoned 'natural' remedies, apologizes for ignorance in son's death

A Calgary woman convicted of negligence in the death of her son says she no longer adheres to the belief system that led her to treat the dying boy …

Canadian News

Grieving family’s life-saving mission

In the aftermath of a tragic death which shocked the community, one Wigan family is working tirelessly to help save lives across the borough.<p>Maria …

Manchester

All in the family – a bitter struggle for control of a global fortune; Dunbar reviewed

Edward St Aubyn’s new novel is harsh, but always entertaining<p>When millionaires become billionaires they become even greedier and more ruthless. At the highest level, Trumpian economics can be lethal. Edward St Aubyn, in his powerful new novel <i>Dunbar</i>, applies the oxyacetylene brilliance and …

Tenth Person From Overheated Florida Nursing Home Dies

Police confirmed that a tenth person who was inside a South Florida nursing home that had to be evacuated following a power outage cause by Hurricane …

San Diego

The emotional story behind why friends Roy and Pete are embarking on a tour of Europe's major cities... in an £800 Ford Ka

Construction worker Roy Lucas is currently putting the final touches to plans for an ambitious road trip to Europe next month in an £800 Ford Ka with …

News (Ireland)

10th patient dead after Florida nursing home lost air conditioning in Irma

A 10th person has died after a Florida nursing home lost its air conditioning in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, subjecting the residents to …

Florida Power & Light

'In One Day I Had Lost Everything That Mattered to Me': Stories From Inside the Child Welfare System

The tragic death of Zymere Perkins, a child who died at the hands of abusive parents even though the city’s child welfare agency had repeatedly …

Child Welfare

Eleventh death confirmed after Florida nursing home left without A/C

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eleven people have died after a Florida nursing home failed to evacuate its residents, who suffered for days in oppressive heat with no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma, according to the Hollywood Police Department.<p>A 93-year-old man died Tuesday, and two 94-year-old women died …

Hurricane Irma

How Evangelical Ideas about Forgiveness Failed This Rape Survivor

A recent blog post titled “Do You See Me?” is making the rounds in the survivor community. In it, “Jane” tells her story of being drugged and raped …

Evangelical Christianity

Salon Misinterprets Study to Claim 'White People Lack Empathy Across the Socioeconomic Spectrum'

A new report from Salon claims white people aren't as concerned about socioeconomic gaps in the United States, which it claims is due to race.<p>The …

Discrimination

Study finds babies as young as four months can feel empathy

Babies just four months old display early signs of empathy, scientists have discovered.<p>When they see another individual's hand being touched, it has …

News (Ireland)

Carolyn Hax: He wants to decide how his wife uses her leisure time

<i>From the April 11, 2017, column: “My husband tries to attend all [his] nephews’ games. I have no interest in spending my weekends or weeknights</i> …

Advice

Six of family commit suicide in Telangana

By: Express News Service | Hyderabad |<p>Police said they may have committed suicide Sunday night. (Representational photo)<p>On PM Modi's birthday, Andhra …

India

Before hellish deaths in nursing home meltdown, they lived full, productive lives

They came into life surrounded by family — and lived full lives; some of them had children, grandchildren, homes and careers.<p>But they died agonizing, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Teenager’s death led to Sharjah family suicide pact

One of two survivors of tragedy reveals how events unfolded after an epileptic attack claimed life of one member of family

United Arab Emirates

I lost everything after my husband's suicide - it almost destroyed my life, but now I help others cope with grief

I had a happy career, and enjoyed a wonderful marriage with my husband Tim. As a PE teacher Tim was fit, and the life and soul of the party. But in …

Mental Health

Furious speeder Facetimed 'cheating' partner as he mowed down and killed toddler outside her home

Luke Pirie ploughed into little Harlow Edwards at 50mph as he was sending angry messages to his partner over claims she was having an affair.<p>A …

Crime

Carolyn Hax: When my friends tease, it’s fun, but when I do it, it’s mean

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> I am writing about a behavior common to a close relative and a friend. They notice something about someone and then “give them the …

Advice

Carolyn Hax: I don’t like my parents, will I regret not visiting them?

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> In my childhood, criticism from my parents was the constant theme. My grades were never good enough, my room was never clean enough, …

Advice