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The Art Of Friendship In Marriage

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When our partner is our best friend. There is an African saying goes like this: A friend is someone who knows your song and sings it to you when you...

5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Teen Depression

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.17.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

Parents are understandably worried about their teens. Last year's spate of teen suicides in Palo Alto, coupled with high rates of teen depression, make parents wonder what they could be doing to better help their kids navigate the sometimes-treacherous waters of their adolescent years.

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

5 Times Nurses Made Their Patients Forget They Were In A Hospital

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living

Nurses: the unsung heroes of the hospital. While doctors hurry through the halls, sweeping from one room to the next, nurses are the more constant pr...

The Heart Breaks Open

Woo Du-An (AKA Rob Whitesides-Woo) | Posted 05.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Woo Du-An (AKA Rob Whitesides-Woo)

Truthfully, I can't claim to know when it's best to allow my heart to break all the way, or when I would be better off to abide within my protective reflexes. I sometimes can't tell when I am not ready to surrender or if feeling too much would be damaging

Founder of Daily Dose Tim Karsliyev: Creating. Cultivating. Capturing.

Diana Mae Fernandez | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Diana Mae Fernandez

There's a new accelerated wave of how Entrepreneurs are captivating their target audience powerfully; and Tim Karsliyev is on the global forefront lea...

Have We Lost Our Sense Of Community: "Sunday Soul" Finds A Way Back

Lia Miller | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices
Lia Miller

Thinking beyond yourself, doing your part, getting involved and giving to others knowing that when you are in need, it will come back to you ... that is the essence of love.

Character and Integrity at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.

Loving Your Life of Service

Sharon Eakes | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sharon Eakes

Finding oneself by serving others may seem paradoxical. The word "service" has gone out of style. Today it often conjures up images of military service, or customer service. Its broader meaning refers to kindness, acknowledgement, making a difference. A "life of service" might include any or all of these:

Are You Caring for a Loved One With Dementia? Try Mindfulness.

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Love is supposed to be reciprocal. What happens when our loved one stops showing us the love we have been conditioned to expect, when they meet our gaze with indifference, or when they tell us to go to hell? Dementia is an invitation for us to discover the true meaning of unconditional love, using mindfulness and loving kindness as gateway practices.

The Quest for Who Cares

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 02.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

Although it was sarcastic, someone said to me the other day... "See if I care..." We have all heard it at some time. But really, aren't we all on a qu...

When Unconditional Compassion and Kindness Is Life-Giving

Susan E. Mazer | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Susan E. Mazer

So frightened, so helpless, and with few to no options. The political struggles in the Middle East blind us to the human cost of this endless conflict. It reaches into the depths of human despair and suffering, and is sometimes met with the deepest compassion and hope on the other side.

Who Cares About Caring?

Amy Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Steinberg

We use words to help us better understand our world, to communicate with each other about our thoughts, feelings and actions. Sometimes words have a hidden treasures inside of them that we don't notice right away, but on second glance we see something compelling and useful.

Alzheimer's Care... Where?

Allan S. Vann | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Allan S. Vann

At some point all caregivers must decide how best to provide long-term care for their loved ones with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Many caregivers provi...

Bring Out Their Better Side So They Support Yours

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.22.2016 | Good News
Kare Anderson

Rather than making yourself the victim or the hero in the stories you tell, describe a daunting time of loss, crisis, or criticism or where you made a mistake or acted badly, yet you were eventually able to learn from it.

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Power of Giving and Sharing

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

To serve others is to become more receptive and open to ourselves. Each time we assist another we are renewed and strengthened. In such circumstances, giving is also receiving. During this holiday season, keep these ideas in mind the next time you have the opportunity to help someone.

#CoolToCare - Engaging the Youth for Global Changes

Gage Cass Woodle | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Gage Cass Woodle

If you look around at recent events it might seem that the world is falling apart. However, humanity has dealt with tragedy and injustice forever. So now, thanks to the global village that social media has created, there is immediacy to the awareness in which our fears are broadcast and regurgitated back to us.

'Help' Is Your Superpower

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Help is not weakness, it's not a sign of personal shortcomings, and it's not an indication of failure. Help is a mighty super power, maybe the most formidable one women have in our utility belts that we, sadly, rarely activate.

Ode to Generosity

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hyder Zahed

This is a great time for a practical outpouring of generosity. When I think of generosity, I think of open hands. Some might see open hands as being weak. But the ability to express kindness and offering of your time, skill, or things can be one of your greatest strengths if you have the courage to show it.

How Everyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

Erin Stein | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Erin Stein

#GivingTuesday, as it's known, is a national day of giving that the 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation created a few years ago, and it seems to be catching on.

The Unfinished Business of Caring

Liam Robb O'Hagan | Posted 11.16.2015 | Books
Liam Robb O'Hagan

I know plenty of working dads who go away on boys' weekends. They don't feel badly about it. My wife makes time to be away with her friends. The biggest dilemma that presents the girls is finding a half marathon in a city with decent après-race shopping.

The Power of Community: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 11.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

It was Aristotle who first defined the word "community" as a group established by men having shared values.  Merriam-Webster defines it as a group o...

What's Love Got to Do With It?

Leona deVinne | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Leona deVinne

What's love got to do with It? I can hear Tina Turner singing that line in my head as I write -- let me tell you one thing she got wrong while she wa...

Curiosity Does Not Always Kill The Cat

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 10.23.2015 | Impact
Sar Haribhakti

I was just too curious. I had to get to know him. I needed to know why he did what he did. So I sent him an email to learn more about him. I was not a writer at the time. I have always sucked at it. I still do. But, I was curious to learn how a biology major becomes an active entrepreneur with a media business.

Seth Godin's Advice for Entrepreneurs: 3 Ways to See What Makes People Tick

Harry Red | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Ahead of his time. Yes -- Seth Godin tells us to try things that might not work. Do work that matters, as he calls it. Best part? Do this and you automatically up your game as an entrepreneur.