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Noor Tagouri

The Elephant in the Newsroom

Noor Tagouri | July 23, 2014 | Good News
Let's address the elephant in the newsroom: a Muslim woman with a headscarf. Yes, I am a news reporter. And yes, I keep this scarf on my head while reporting (though not always this particular scarf). There has yet to be a Muslim woman who wears the hijab anchoring American news in any commercial market. Needless to say I wanted (and still want) to fill the gap.
Karen Cordano

How To Use Photoshop

Karen Cordano | July 23, 2014 | Parents
Looking at photoshopped images of models is bad enough for our collective self-esteem. What will photoshopping our kids to look like they stepped out of a J. Crew kids catalogue lead to?
Peter Diamandis

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What the News Media Won't Tell You About Global Violence

Peter Diamandis | July 23, 2014 | Good News
Today's news media is a drug pusher, and negative news is their drug. It might interest you to know that violence around the world has actually been going down, and has been for some time.
Ed Tseng

Basketball Player: 'Losing My Arms and Legs Was One of the Best Things That Ever Happened to Me'

Ed Tseng | July 23, 2014 | Healthy Living
Rayna embraced the struggle. When she faced adversity on the basketball court, she stepped up her game. She embraced the struggle. After contracting bacterial meningitis and losing her arms and legs, Rayna also stepped up her game (in life).
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

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3 Things My Toddler Taught Me About Life

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | July 23, 2014 | Parents
While I have been trying to teach him, he has been teaching me quite a bit about life and how to be successful. Skeptical that a toddler can do that? Well, consider this...
Molly Hahn

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Be Light - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | July 23, 2014 | Good News
Elizabeth Mahon

I Never Forgot My First Friend. Facebook Brought Us Back Together Years Later

Elizabeth Mahon | July 23, 2014 | Good News
So I went on Facebook to search for her. I wanted to see if she remembered me and if perhaps there was a chance of reconnecting, if only to say hello and briefly catch up. When I found her, I sent a message describing who I was and asking if she remembered me. She did.
John M. Simmons

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30 Principles That Turn Good Kids into Good Adults

John M. Simmons | July 23, 2014 | Parents
It has been my desire to raise my children to be adults, not kids. Following are 30 principles we have tried to rely on in our family in our attempt to reach that goal.
Peg Melnik

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One Woman, Two Proposals, Dumbfounding Indecision

Peg Melnik | July 23, 2014 | Good News
A woman on an airplane was trying to decide between two marriage proposals. She knew no number of drinks on the stewardess' cart could help her solve her dilemma. When she realized she was sitting next to Norman Vincent Peal, the author of...
Tim Ferriss

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I Went 21 Days Without Complaining and It Changed My Life

Tim Ferriss | July 22, 2014 | Healthy Living
I wanted to cut out the commiserating most of us use for 30-40 percent of all conversation (if you don't believe me, keep track of how many people start conversations with you in the next 24 hours that center on a complaint or criticism).
Madeline Lear

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'Yellowman' a Familiar Sight in Hanover

Madeline Lear | July 22, 2014 | Good News
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Molly Hahn

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Your Closest Friend - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | July 22, 2014 | Good News
Bunmi Laditan

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I Miss the Village

Bunmi Laditan | July 22, 2014 | Parents
I miss that village of mothers that I've never had. The one we traded for homes that, despite being a stone's throw, feel miles apart from each other.
Peg Melnik

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Saving Lives, One Blanket At A Time

Peg Melnik | July 23, 2014 | Good News
A homeless man with pneumonia went to a social agency in Northern California to ask for help. My friend, Nancy, greeted the man at the door. She said all the agency could do was offer him a blanket. She felt terrible that she...
Sheldon D. Newton

Honesty Is Still The Best Policy

Sheldon D. Newton | July 21, 2014 | Good News
Here are three tips on developing honesty that will assist you in becoming the kind of person people love to be associated with.
Dr. Hyder Zahed

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Appreciating What We Have

Dr. Hyder Zahed | July 21, 2014 | Good News
It is not difficult to be grateful for all the positive and pleasant experiences and blessings in our lives. This does not mean that experiences which are difficult and negative are without their own purpose and value for us to be equally grateful.
Molly Hahn

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Impossible? - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | July 21, 2014 | Good News
Michelle Rose Gilman

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Lessons Learned While Packing Up My Son's Bedroom, Alone

Michelle Rose Gilman | July 21, 2014 | Parents
This is not the way the story in my head went for the past 18 years. The story in my head was always that we would pack up his belongings together, laugh out loud at the tiny discoveries we would uncover as we found childhood treasures long forgotten. That was not HIS story.
Mark Brodinsky

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The Sunday Series (Get Your Motor Runnin') With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | July 21, 2014 | Good News
When life comes at you on a curve, you adjust your swing, change your approach, maybe alter the way you live your life and the way you share that life with others. You show courage, channel hope and inspire by your example.
Mike Heenan

29 Essential Pieces of Advice for a New Dad

Mike Heenan | July 21, 2014 | Parents
You are not going to parent the right way. Nobody does. Parent your way. Ignore the advice you don't like, because if you think the way that somebody parents is crazy, they think the same about you.
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