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Child With Autism Saved By Real-Life Superhero

Annie Fox | Posted 04.17.2015 | Parents
Annie Fox

I know for a fact that heart-warming things still happen around the globe, but we don't hear much about them.

Would You Rather Be Right or Be Real? Letting Go of Our Obsession With Rightness

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Refrain from feeding your mind's case for your rightness and others' wrongness; turn away from the thoughts that habitually defend and explain your version of truth. Instead of diving into your mind's narrative and returning to engage in your defense, use your awareness as an invitation to inquire into your experience.

A Birthday Letter to My Tween Son

Amy Heinz | Posted 04.14.2015 | Parents
Amy Heinz

I realize it's your birthday and you get to make the wish, but tonight, as you blow out your candles, I will be hoping with all my might that your tween years are filled with kindness.

4 Steps to Less Stress -- and a Happier, More Loving You

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

credit: maridav/123rf.com Awareness brings its own reward. Most of us have no idea how stressed we are because we've been that way so long. For y...

6 Things No One Tells Women About Their Weight Loss Journey

Anne Ricci | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

The truth is that weight loss is a journey that looks a lot like a bumpy ride, and that every woman who successfully loses weight and keeps it off has to overcome challenges that are not often talked about. Let's take a closer look at six of them.

My Husband's Sweet and Profound Passage Into Spirit

Carol Jones | Posted 04.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carol Jones

My friends, Book publishing is a slow process. It has been almost five years since my husband, Kenny, passed into Spirit and since I began writing Th...

Dispatch: Living the Farm Sanctuary Life With Gene Baur

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.09.2015 | Green
Miriam Ava

Consider California's first-ever water-restrictions just recently put into place. The majority of the state's water is used for livestock intended for meat production. Growing plants, on the other hand, is dramatically easier on the environment.

Imran Ali Khan: Align Your Profession With Your Passion

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

More importantly, what are the most common mistakes that most founders commit especially during the early stages of the business? Imran Ali Khan, Founder and Co-CEO at Zameen.com, shares his advice on how to avoid those pitfalls.

Just Thinking About Buddhism May Make You Feel More Compassionate

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.14.2015 | Science

Buddhists are known for promoting a philosophy of nonviolence, compassion and interconnection of all beings. According to provocative new research, si...

7 Stress Management Tools for Healthy Living

Sura | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Sura

Pay attention to your thoughts and notice if they're overly negative or out of proportion. Invite yourself back to place of non-judgment and compassionate awareness of yourself and others.

The Compassion of Nurses

Denise Geelhart | Posted 04.02.2015 | Good News
Denise Geelhart

As I lay in my hospital bed, the nurse came into my room looking unhappy. It was late at night, and I needed help. I don't recall what for, but the nurse was there to help me.

8 Ways to Dramatically Shift Your Relationships

Karl Romain | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weddings
Karl Romain

Go inside. Knowing who you are, and what you have to offer others, provides solid ground for any relationship.

Empathy and Compassion: The Awesome Sauce

Jason Powers | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Powers

Perhaps recent evidence that people are beginning to feel the pain of animals is a sign that increased compassion for other humans in need may not be far behind.

Anxiety About Anxiety Can Cause Anxiety

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Rena DeLevie

There was an 8-year-old crying at after-school pick up today. She was almost hysterical, racing back and forth, saying she wanted to go home, and th...

To Your Health

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Patient: "Doctor, I don't feel well, and I'm not sure why." Doctor: "I want you to meditate for 20 minutes twice a day, exercise for at least 30 min...

For the Second Time, One Van Offers an Injured Alaska Student the Gift of Mobility

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News
Alaska Dispatch News

A wheelchair-accessible van decorated by his classmates was delivered to the home of West High freshman Aron Fa'afetai on Tuesday -- the second time this year the Ford Windstar has been donated to an Alaska family facing extreme challenges.

What Drives Rena DeLevie

Rena DeLevie | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

What drives me? I have witnessed and experienced the power of compassion as a business tool, balanced with accountability. It's quite a heady mix that leaves me feeling tipsy with hope for a delicious corporate America like we've never seen before.

The Invisible Generation

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact
Marcia Kester Doyle

Although we live in a youth-oriented society, there's a quiet generation of people who are being blatantly shunned and abused. They are the "invisible" generation; the elderly among us who are often regarded as feeble-minded and lacking in the ability to contribute to society in a meaningful way.

Whatever Happened to Compassion?

Denise Geelhart | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Denise Geelhart

You can't grumble about your struggles with infertility or illness without someone telling you that you should feel blessed with what you have already.

The Muscle to Train for Your Emotional Well-Being

Nate Altmeyer | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Nate Altmeyer

Self-compassion's strength is gentleness and kindness. Allowing us to let go and soften our hearts and minds to cultivate qualities that better serve us.

7 Ways to Let Go of People and Places With Peace

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Sometimes situations are changeable. But sometimes, not immediately, like a job, or seemingly not ever, like family gatherings. Whatever the situation, we can leave with grace, ease and in the highest integrity.

Toward True Religious Freedom

Justin Thornburgh | Posted 03.18.2015 | Religion
Justin Thornburgh

The reason I am against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is not because I am a lefty liberal, but because I am a proud American Christian. This legislation, though guised in the cloak of religious liberty, is the first string to be pulled out of our basic civil rights. This state is beginning the slippery slope of legalized discrimination.

Hopeful Horizons: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we started, over 50 individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the grantees.

Mom Burn Out

Melissa Charles | Posted 03.19.2015 | Parents
Melissa Charles

Comparing ourselves to anyone else is a sure-fire way to madness. Yet, we do it constantly. The media loooooooves our comparisons. Heck, the entire advertising industry is based on making us dissatisfied.

The Ethics of Impact

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

When we consider how to ensure that our well-intentioned actions have meaningful impact, ethical reflections take on a central and critical importance. They force us to reconsider our priorities, and to question some of the assumptions our society has inherited from past generations.