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5 Simple Ways To Finding Peace In Chaos

Karin Volo | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Karin Volo

It may seem like the world is in a horrible state and everything is falling apart -- and on one level it IS! This may seem very frightening to many. A...

Brexit Is What Happens When People Don't Take Voting Seriously

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

The people of the UK are realizing how significant and complicated their #Brexit "oops" moment is, and many want a do-over.

Venezuelan Comedian Rants About Why Her Country Is ‘A Total Disaster’

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.03.2016 | Latino Voices

In a new episode of Joanna Hausmann's video series, "Joanna Rants," the comedian explains how bad the political and economic situation in her home cou...

Rachid Bouchareb at Berlinale: 'Peace Should Be a Subject Taught in Schools'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Pauline Burlet in a still from Road to Istanbul, photo Roger Arpajou Many of the films at this year's Berlinale redefined the meaning of parenthood f...

The Drama Of Albania

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Since I deliberately landed in Albania this past Sunday 30-August I have met about one hundred of the country's most relevant personalities, including...

In Reproach to Terror, Twyla Tharp Turns to the Gods of Order, Chaos and the Dance

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.25.2016 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Somewhere among the late responders stands the choreographer. While the dancer can improvise her response to a cataclysm on the spot, the choreographer must devise a language of movement that must first be conveyed to a dancer who in turn must convey it to an audience.

How to Find the Gifts in Chaos

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

"Chaos does not mean total disorder. Chaos means a multiplicity of possibilities. Chaos is from the ancient Greek words that means a thing that is bir...

Friday Talking Points -- Chaos Reigns!

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Chaos is king. Chaos reigns in the House Republican Caucus, reflecting the chaos from the Republican presidential campaign trail. The question is what will emerge from this maelstrom?

The Fourth Principle

Michael Neill | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

When we think of our selves as fixed, unchanging entities, we then seek to act in alignment with that self-concept and are troubled when we don't.

Calmness in the Chaos

Erin Hinkle | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
Erin Hinkle

I was sitting in bed during a power outage recently, amazed at how still, how quiet, how dark it can all be. There isn't a moment when I'm not moving, whether physically or mentally. I'm a busy person, an extremist, a "go-getter."

Is There Anything Else?

Alisha Perkins | Posted 07.20.2016 | Parents
Alisha Perkins

You have had those days... you know the ones I am talking about... the ones where you have too much to do and not enough time and the kids are driving...

Chaos vs. Control

Jon Foreman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jon Foreman

The space between Chaos and Control: "Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and the devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the h...

Keep Your Hands Off My Cheetos and Other Lessons Learned From My Kids

Christine Organ | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Christine Organ

Sometimes life is unfair and exhausting. Sometimes it feels like the odds are stacked against us, like everyone has it better and easier, like everyone has more chocolate milk and Cheetos than us.

3 Essential Steps to Clearing the Clutter in Your Head

Barb Abramson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Barb Abramson

Sometimes we have to get rid of those things that aren't working any more in order to move forward with ones that are. Your clutter can actually be holding you back from your success.

Chaos, Brian Williams, Vests and Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

The need for chaos. That discordant, cluttered, messy and unsettling condition we call chaos is actually an important benefit for all of us. It doesn't matter how organized you are, how anal-retentive you may be, like millions of us, we have a place in our lives where chaos is not only accepted, it's welcomed.

Coloring Outside the Lines

Hans Hickler | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Hans Hickler

I had dinner with my brother and his family the other day. At the restaurant, his son the kindergartner, is coloring with crayons. He is trying like crazy to color inside the lines, his tongue is sticking out with maximum concentration.

The Truth About Being A Mom

Lindsey Caruana | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Lindsey Caruana

As a 29-year-old single, full-time, working mother of a 4-year-old, there hasn't been a moment in the past four years where I didn't feel dizzy from the sheer chaos of my life.

Yes, We Are THAT Family

Regan Long | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Regan Long

The dog is barking. Someone is knocking at the door. The phone is ringing. And the smoke alarm is going off from my attempt at cooking. You read about these people and watch them in a movie, but no, that's us. We're those people.

Mack Daddy of Chaos: Thanksgiving

Adina Kalish | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents
Adina Kalish

Thanksgiving. You can't avoid it. It's coming. Tomorrow. And whether you love it or hate it, whether it brings together people you love or people you loathe, there's one thing that rings true for all. It could possibly be the culmination of an entire year's worth of chaos at one dinner table.

The No-process Process

Marty Neumeier | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Marty Neumeier

You may not think you have anything to learn from an ant -- and you'd probably be right. But don't write off the colony as a whole, because it might have something to teach you.

Want A Better Life? Embrace Chaos

Dr. Shamini Jain | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shamini Jain

If we think our life stops when we have kids and a job, if we don't pursue our passions no matter how ridiculous they may seem, if we don't stretch ourselves to accommodate that rescue dog who needs a home or a family member or friend who needs our help, we miss out -- big time. Because what we get in return when we embrace this "chaos" is LIFE, in all its fullness and all its glory.

So, Are You Bored? A Stay-at-Home Mom's Favorite Question

Erica Ford | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Erica Ford

The last thing I wanted to do was play trains. I wanted to make a fresh pot of coffee and find my wallet. But that nagging voice said, "When you look back on this time, you'll wish you played trains with her while you had the chance." So, I sat down. "Build it, b*tch!" she said excitedly.

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com | CC BY-NC Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy...

When All Hell Breaks Loose, Do This

Lana Shlafer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Lana Shlafer

Choose love by accepting yourself just as you are. By giving yourself the permission to feel, reveal and heal. By showing those vulnerable sides to others and allowing them to hold space for you and love you in the middle of the mess.

Do You Know Where Your Kids Are Tonight? Yep.

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

I believe we need to think of our house as a home, as a refuge, as an outreach, as a place of belonging and security. It is not ours to hoard, but ours to share.