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I Looked Back

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

So often, I found myself looking back to moments before epilepsy barged into my life unannounced. Every now and then, my mind will drift there and I must assure that I can learn, grow and become strengthened in these moments.

Risk-Resiliency: How To Talk About 'It'

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Regardless of the number of people involved, the stages of how to talk about risk are the same. The path to building risk-resiliency is one conversation at a time.

How To Gain The Right Level Of Self-Confidence

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Fani Stipkovic

I always say, there are two kinds of people. People who dwell about what they could have done better yesterday, the mistakes have they made, or how by...

Dinners for Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we are acknowledging seven grantees whose novel ideas are allowing vast communities to become engaged in sustain...

This Amazing Photo Series Celebrates Black Beauty In All Its Forms

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Jessica C. Andrews. A photo posted by The "C" Girl (@thecgirlinc) on Jun 22, 2016 at 6:24am PDT Melanin magic. Colorism is a re...

The Invisible Illness

Ashley Grof | Posted 06.28.2016 | Women
Ashley Grof

One day she is strong, the next she is not Trying her hardest to take all in her stride Yet behind her fake smile, she must try to hide.

The Many Faces Of PTSD

Kelley Calkins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Kelley Calkins

Most days, I still don't think that I look much like someone with PTSD. This is an odd thought whenever I interrogate it: I look like myself, my self has PTSD -- ipso facto, if A=B, B=C, then A=C -- I look like someone with PTSD. But it's still hard for me to see.

The 'YES' Below Busy

Cara Bradley | Posted 06.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cara Bradley

In a quiet moment on a deck overlooking the Caribbean Sea, I joined my yoga students in a pose. On one knee, with my arms floating in the air, I close...


Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Arjuna Ardagh

There is plenty of advice to be found these days all over the web about the necessity to unplug regularly from technology: to take a day a week where you disconnect from the internet, switch off your phone and give it all a break. Of course, it is ironic that these suggestions to disconnect from technology are being disseminated through social media.

First Ever World FSHD Day, June 20th 2016

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

Image credit: -The FSH Society- World FSHD Day Logo: The FSH Society ...

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.

When You Live With Migraine Headaches, Your Kids Do, Too

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

"Mommy, it HURTS." Those are words that strike fear in every mom. What hurts, honey? Where does it hurt? What can I do to make it better? A few...

Dissecting the Concept of Empathy: On Harambe and Beyond

Neel Swamy | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact
Neel Swamy

It is natural to feel helpless and upset when we turn to the news for information. We live in a world where tragedy is frequent and suffering is far from nonexistent. Reading stories about the refugee crisis, domestic violence, environmental disasters, decimating animal populations and gun violence in our own country is emotionally taxing.

People Of Color Open Up About Their Experiences With Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.07.2016 | Latino Voices

Mental health activist Dior Vargas understands the importance of representation, especially when it comes to mental health. "When you google images o...

Can We Change 'Change'?

Pioneers for Change | Posted 06.07.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Saskia Griffiths This article has been through many changes. What if our idea of 'Change' is blocking our personal and global ability to creat...

A Flawless Tale of Two Countries

Janine Francolini | Posted 06.03.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Making change, "doing good" can be magically easy. Today I spin a little tale for you between two countries that illustrates how international activis...

Documentary Highlights Mental Health Awareness

Mocha Carter | Posted 06.15.2016 | Black Voices
Mocha Carter

What do you do when your mother, after 13 years of being clean and sober, has a mental break down and not only attempts suicide but also tries to harm you?

22 Pushups for 22 Lives

Janine Francolini | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Backyard barbecues with the family and parades are Memorial Day customs but how about adding 22 pushups to your tradition? That's what Dr. Dennis Rebelo has been doing for the last 22 days as part of the 22Kill project.

How to Be Smarter Than Your Brain

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

Among all the sciences, neuroscience is a special case. Because it studies the brain, which is our interface with the mind, neuroscience covers the wi...

Bill Nye - Before They Were Famous

Marisa Bruch | Posted 05.30.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

For kids who grew up in the 90s the best times in school were when your science teacher wheeled out the TV and popped in a 'Bill Nye The Science Guy' tape. We may not have admitted it back then, but everyone LOVED the Bill.

Let's Talk About Mental Health Stigma in the Orthodox Community

Bin Goldman, PsyD | Posted 05.26.2016 | Religion
Bin Goldman, PsyD

It's great to be part of a community. In a community, such as the various Jewish communities, you have people to turn to, who will mobilize for you and share your joys and your challenges. Except when you don't.

What Is a Community's Role in Work-Life Balance?

Jae Ellard | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Think about the community you live in right now -- how does it support you in creating the type of balance you desire?

Seeing Is Believing: Air Pollution Through the Eyes of the Artists

Molly Merson | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Molly Merson

At the time when the mass media seem to fail to deliver the effective message, art may have a chance, or rather should be given a chance, to reclaim it's position as the influencer of public opinions and actions.

Should We Just Get Over It?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

What matters is that the individual himself accept the time and energy needed to metabolize and integrate the psychic change in order to continue with life in the present.

You Can Still Squat!

Leona deVinne | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

How can this be happening to me? As I roll over to turn off my alarm to get up for boot camp I feel this excruciating pain tear through my upper back...