Tension

Ranking members of Congress have been given updates from the White House on the alleged threat from Iran after complaining they had been kept out of the loop.
In martial arts, how can I learn to physically relax more and rely less on muscle strength, more on posture/leverage? originally
Deep acting is when we genuinely work to foster specific feelings. When we make an effort to cultivate real happiness, gratitude
The wonders of grandparents What is surprising about this is that we humans are "cooperative breeders," meaning that we have
"I've had high school and college students who report back to me that they're making better grades on tests and giving better
Prof. Emanuel Pastreich pointed out how to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. Prof. Emanuel Pastreich: Although life
Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.
When your body is tense, you're using up energy holding those muscles tight, so one key point to remember to have more energy, find ways to release your tension, breathe and relax
Funeral homes are employing therapy dogs to help people through tough times.
As the U.S. resumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council for a two-year term starting on 24 April 2015, the ball is squarely in President Barack Obama's court to provide statesmanship needed for the Arctic as a zone of peace.
Perhaps I should put down my phone a little. Maybe we all should (fellow college students, I'm talking to you). Because yeah, life is moving pretty fast, and if we don't stop and look around once in a while, we could miss it (couldn't resist). Do they have AA groups for this sort of thing?
My view may be simplistic, but it is this: novels engage the reader by telling stories. An ambiguous end to a novel is not a problem -- ambiguity is fine. In fact, it may be the most truthful way for a novel to end.
For mystery, suspense and thriller novels, viewing the plot as "(almost) irrelevant" seems an extraordinary stretch. Frankly, I find that conclusion preposterous.
My characters and their dynamisms derive from some hidden (or maybe not-so-well buried) place within me. I cannot "leave them behind" at the office.
Body, I'm truly grateful to you. I'm done ignoring, overlooking and pushing your wisdom aside. I'm going to listen to you. In important matters, like career, love, friendships and family, I'll trust your guidance. Please help me sense what matters.
As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.
I have been arguing for some time now that any writer who wants to learn about the art of developing tension in a manuscript would do well to watch, and learn from, AMC's Breaking Bad.
Now is all you really have -- don't squander it by trying to keep up with something that really doesn't exist.
What truly successful happy people seem to know is that we are not defined by our many, many short-lived moments. Instead, we are defined by our patterned choices and actions over the long haul.