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What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

SATIRE: Trump, The Pop Musical; Or, A Few Sugary Lyrics To Help Sell The Product

Paul J. Croce | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
Paul J. Croce

The Trump campaign needs a theme song designed to address three major challenges that the candidate will face this fall: questions about his relevance today, concerns about his character, and shocks about his style.

The Trauma Of Being Black

Martha St Jean | Posted 07.08.2016 | Black Voices
Martha St Jean

In light of recent events, and my current pursuit of a Masters in Secondary Inclusive Education, at Columbia University’s Teachers College, with a f...

'Redemption Road,' A Conversation with John Hart

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.20.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Kim Veillon Photography John Hart, a bestselling author, is the only writer ever to win the Edgar Award for consecutive novels. He's also won ...

'Monsters: A Love Story,' A Conversation with Liz Kay

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.07.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Michele O'Donnell Liz Kay holds an MFA from the University of Nebraska, where she received an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her poetry has ...

How Expertise Dies: Of Character, Credentials, and Crap

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Perhaps no topic better illustrates the enormous gap between knowledge and ignorance, and its profound importance to the ambient understanding of all ...

13 Behaviors of a World Dance Champion You Can Incorporate Into Your Daily Life

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko. Photo source rydance.com Think of the celebrities and professionals you love so much on ABC's Dancing with t...

Thankful for Hardships

Audrey Mitchell | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Audrey Mitchell

None of us see a shooting star and wish for hardships. That would be craziness. We wish for things like health, financial blessings, or that job promo...

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.

What's Your Story?

Tanessa Holt | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Tanessa Holt

We often let ourselves believe that we are defined by our circumstance, our family history, our environment or more. The truth is, we define ourselves by that, no one else does.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Defamation of Character: The Road to Emotional Meltdown

Nicholas Carroll | Posted 03.22.2016 | Impact
Nicholas Carroll

For two years after the publication of Fighting Slander, I thought that my readers were unhinged. I received deranged emails that looked like ransom l...

Democracy and Its Demands

Terry Newell | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

At the Federal Convention in 1787, delegates had no intention of creating a democracy. Steeped in Greek and Roman history, they understood that democracy was a breeding ground for demagogues, whose rhetoric could stir the passions and override reason.

The Ultimate To-Do on Your Bucket List

Margaret M. Perlis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret M. Perlis

So go ahead and make bucket lists galore...kinky, adventurous, quirky...that which we choose in life, relationships, goals, jobs, travels, and challenges all serve as exciting boot camps for the soul. But it is how we conduct ourselves and navigate our way through them, both the successes and failures, which shape our character and unleash our intrepid and fearless hero's within.

3 Ways to Actually Fail as an Entrepreneur (and the Only Change You Need to Be Successful)

Neal Samudre | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Neal Samudre

Many of the entrepreneurs I talk to are terrified of failure. The thought of falling flat on their face keeps them up at night. But in my experience, you have to do a lot to actually fail as an entrepreneur.

'Black Rabbit Hall,' A Conversation with Eve Chase

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.11.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Clare Borg-Cook Eve Chase has worked as an editor and feature writer for various magazines in the UK. Black Rabbit Hall, her debut novel, is ...

It's Official: I'm a Girly Man

Phil Fragasso | Posted 02.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Phil Fragasso

I started lusting after girls before I hit my teens. I spent my youth playing baseball and basketball. I love horse racing, pro football, and fishing....

10 Characters You Won't Soon Forget

Kirkus | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Kirkus

From a charming and quirky young woman who forms a bond with a squirrel, to a retired, emotionally scarred Quebecois police inspector who can't escape his past even in a remote woodland village, the 10 books on this list lovingly deliver characters you won't be forgetting anytime soon.

It's Time to Connect

Dawn Burnett | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Burnett

So until we find what makes us whole as an individual -- why we were born, what in life supplies us with unstoppable joy and acceptance for why we were created -- then we can't connect in a loving open way with another person.

'The Bitter Season,' A Conversation With Tami Hoag

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.12.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Tami Hoag is an internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books. Over forty million copies are in print in thirty languages. She is known for crafting intricate and intense psychological thrillers probing the darkest corners of her characters' minds.

'Written in Fire,' A Conversation with Marcus Sakey

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.12.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Written in Fire is the gripping conclusion of The Brilliance Trilogy (following Brilliance and A Better World). In 1986, incredibly gifted people known as brilliants or abnorms were born, and thirty years later, constitute one percent of the U.S. population.

"Who's Your Daddy?"

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.11.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

I'm a Start-Up Survivor. At least that's how I look at it. Being co-founder of a company was hard, ruthless, filled with deceit and bad behavior, s...

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember About You

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.08.2016 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we're creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away. We all have regrets. It's never too late to make an unforgettable impact.

How to Make Love in the Boardroom

Gina Soleil | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Gina Soleil

In business we don't call it love. Oh no, that wouldn't be politically correct. The word love may not go over well in the boardroom. Heaven forbid we use a word that might make people feel uncomfortable.

All Sins Are Not Equal

Michael W. Austin | Posted 01.05.2016 | Religion
Michael W. Austin

One regrettable trend in many parts of the contemporary American Christian church is the propagation of "Christian" clichés that are neither Christian nor true. One of these is the idea that no sin is greater than any other sin. From God's perspective, they are all equally bad.