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My Husband's Sweet and Profound Passage Into Spirit

Carol Jones | Posted 06.10.2015 | 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 06.09.2015 | 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, 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 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living

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 06.02.2015 | 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 06.02.2015 | 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 06.01.2015 | 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 05.31.2015 | 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 05.26.2015 | 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 05.26.2015 | 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 05.25.2015 | 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 05.25.2015 | 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 05.23.2015 | 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 05.23.2015 | 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 05.19.2015 | 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 05.18.2015 | 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 05.10.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | 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 05.17.2015 | 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.

Why We Hold Onto Grudges, and How to Let Them Go

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Why do we hold grudges when they are in fact quite painful to maintain, and often seem to work against what we really want?

Science and Compassion Are Needed to Halt Animal Suffering

Ruth Steinberger | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact
Ruth Steinberger

Due to overwhelming numbers of animals that need surgery and aftercare for free, and the near-impossible logistics and cost of setting up and staffing clinics all over the globe, most will not have access to spay/neuter programs.

Towards Sustainable Harmony: An Altruistic Approach

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
Matthieu Ricard

In order to create and maintain this harmony, we must reduce the rampant consumption that takes place in rich countries on one hand, and, on the other, lift a billion people out of poverty. Is it useful to have a rich and all-powerful nation populated by unhappy people?

Befriend Your Inner Critic

Ritu Riyat | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Ritu Riyat

When I finally took a minute to slow down, stop doing, and start observing, I saw that I wasn't in control of my life. The reigns had been taken over by my inner critic, the little voice inside that never seems to shut up and only gets louder when you ignore it.

The Dalai Lama Will Celebrate His 80th Birthday With A Global Compassion Summit

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.12.2015 | Religion

The Dalai Lama will celebrate his 80th birthday this summer with a Global Compassion Summit in Southern California, the nonprofit Friends of the Dalai...