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You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up

Jason Earle | Posted 01.13.2017 | Good News
Jason Earle

I'm not one to dive into the world of what's meant to be, or the underlying meaning behind coincidences, but sometimes life will throw you something t...

Special Day to Remember: How Can You Make It Perfect?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 12.19.2016 | Women
Marianna Glynska

The life of the majority of people is quite linear, and whether we like it or not we often have to do everyday tasks that might not be necessarily too...

How I Plan To Bust Out Of My Caretaker Role In 2017

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 12.16.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Women as Caretakers. No surprise there. It's a role that naturally falls to us, that we embrace -- readily or reluctantly or that we guilty shun.

Everyone Deserves A Party: Organizing Events for People and Pets

Brie Witherspoon | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
Brie Witherspoon

When you envision a birthday party what do you see? A cake, balloons, party hats, and a room full of your closest friends, right? Well when the almost...

Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found - in Small Town New Jersey!

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2016 | Taste
Jim Luce

Freehold, N.J.Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting e...

I'm Gonna Be (310 Miles): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 1987, The Proclaimers claimed they'd walk 500 miles, and then 500 more, just to fall down at your door. While this song is a request of road trip t...

How Engaged at Work Are You Really?

Karin Volo | Posted 10.10.2016 | Impact
Karin Volo

How often do you hear these types of statements? Or perhaps we should ask have you EVER heard anyone saying these things?

It's Your Dog's Birthday! How Will You Celebrate It?

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

So when it comes to the question of partying, off leash is best. If you don't have a fenced enclosure, schedule a time to meet at a local dog park. Still stumped where to hold your event? Try a few doggie day care centers: they may be willing to rent out their space.

3 Ancient Faiths Offer A View Of The Future On 9/11

Eric Elnes | Posted 09.13.2016 | Religion
Eric Elnes

The common denominator that we share here is our love for God, our neighbor, and God's Earth, and our refusal to bow down to the tyranny of fear that threatens to envelop the world in warfare and other violence.

Top 5 Las Vegas Hotels to Stay At This Summer

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
Todd VanDuzer

We're approaching the second half of summertime, but there are still quite a few weeks left until Labor Day hits and the weather cools down. Perhaps it's time to plan a quick getaway and take advantage of the season!

The Toll of Muslim Masculinity: How It Is Pondered, Practiced, Perpetuated - and Poisonous

Zoha Qamar | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Zoha Qamar

There is a stand. Maybe it's marked by a booming black mic, a large maple podium, some tape on the carpet, an etch in the dirt. Perhaps it's nestled u...

Celebrations: Be Intentional and Do it Differently

Carol Morgan | Posted 06.07.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

When you celebrate a wedding, a graduation party, or a holiday like Valentine's Day, do you ever stop to think about doing it differently? Or even more importantly, do you think about the deeper meaning? Let's think about it in a little depth.

20 Photos That Make You Wish You Could Attend a 'South Indian Wedding'

Sadhvi Mythili | Posted 05.31.2016 | Weddings
Sadhvi Mythili

Weddings are special and unique in every culture around the world. Indian weddings are also fun and full with lot of activity. In India the customs of marriage change with regions and also with languages.

25 Memorial Day 2016 Sales, Deals and Freebies

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business

By Michelle Smith, Contributor Each year on the last Monday in May, Americans honor fallen soldiers. Memorial Day dates back to the 19th century but ...

How to Celebrate Memorial Day For Under $30

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Michelle Smith, Contributor This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 30. The holiday, which honors our fallen soldiers, is a three-day affai...

Turning Sleep Deprivation Into The Sleep Revolution

Essi AMEYI | Posted 05.09.2016 | College

Remember, those who have good sleep habits are the sturdiest ones. Challenge yourself to sleep seven to nine hours every night.

In Honor of Stamford's 375th Anniversary - Many Faiths, One Community, Stamford Proud

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

I would first like to thank Mayor Martin, Sandy Goldstein, Monsignor Digiovanni and my fellow clergy for your leadership in organizing this historic and important event in our city. We are truly grateful for this gathering of Many Faiths, One Community and Stamford Proud.

Ring Those Brass Bells!

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 04.11.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

A little girl at a presentation last week asked me why Nacho has a bell on his harness. This bell is a relatively new acquisition for Nacho, purchased...

Employee Engagement is a Two-Way Street: Co-Creating Your Culture by Empowering Your Employees

Karin Volo | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Karin Volo

When striving to create an amazing company culture, leaders must realize that the culture is co-created with the people. And the employees need to take ownership for their own engagement and happiness at work.

FantaSea: Magic Festival Comes to the Queen Mary!

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 03.22.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Havenner

Embed from Getty Images When I was seven-years old a magician stood in my elementary school cafeteria and made the classroom hamster disappear. I wa...

Celebrate Loved Ones and What They Still Mean to You -- Host a Memory Bash

Allison Gilbert | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

It's my birthday this week! I still love my birthday. The day brings back wonderful memories of my mom and dad who always made the day special. In the years since they've passed away, I've continued making the day extraordinary -- not just for me, but in celebration of their memory.

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be You.

Melissa Curry | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Melissa Curry

Today is International Women's Day, a day that in so many ways represents the start of our BYOS story. On this day three years ago my little bar of SUCCESS, which has since been shared over 4,000 times across the globe, was unveiled to a roomful of Irish businesswomen.

'I'm So Happy and Excited for You!'

Shannon M. Carducci | Posted 03.08.2016 | Women
Shannon M. Carducci

Do you long to hear this from someone? Do you have that one friend? You know the one, the one that simply cannot be happy for anyone else. It doesn't really matter what the "it" is. This friend just doesn't like to celebrate anyone else's success or happiness.

Stepping in the Same River Twice: The Yoga of Birthdays

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 02.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Around 500 B.C.E. Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus said you can never step twice in the same river. He's right! I used to think, because the rive...

Transition in the Fierce Year of the Dragon

Willy Wilkinson | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices
Willy Wilkinson

Chinese New Year was the most important holiday in my family, and has always felt very special to me, so it was fitting that I would announce my transition on the eve of the New Year.