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Character And the Presidency: The Choice We Face

Terry Newell | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
Terry Newell

This question rightly concerns us as we face a choice between two candidates viewed negatively on character grounds by a majority of the electorate. Sadly, we must ask: which of these flawed contenders is the least objectionable?

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers - Distrust in Leadership

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the n...

The Global Search For Education: What Character?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

In an increasingly complex world, society is rediscovering the importance of teaching character qualities or "how one behaves and engages in the world."

Someday the Timing Chain Will Break

Shayne Looper | Posted 09.21.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

I own a 2007 Chevy Malibu. It's nothing fancy, but it's got me where I've needed to go. And it's been remarkably reliable. Besides oil changes and a few minor repairs, I've not had to put much money into it - and it has over 150,000 miles on it. I've felt fortunate.

Positive Effects Can Result From Both a Cordial Welcome - and Even Adversity

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 09.12.2016 | Sports
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Gerrod Lambrecht UCF Forum columnist This year is the beginning of the Scott Frost coaching era of UCF football. We have a new coaching staff, new...

5 Things I Didn't Expect To Feel As A Mom

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 08.24.2016 | Parents
Stephanie Ortiz

Becoming a mother altered not only the way that I perceived the world, but also the way that I perceived myself.

The Sunday Series (111), With Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 08.23.2016 | Impact
Mark Brodinsky

The ability to know you are more than who you are. It's inside each and every one of us. As much as we are different, we have much in common. We are all broken... yet at the same time we are all amazing.

Was I Wrong about Conservatives Caring About Character?

Andy Schmookler | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece will be running in newspapers in my conservative congressional District in Virginia (VA-06). I've always been politically liberal, because...

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 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko. Photo source 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....