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DWI: My Parenting Philosophy

Darah Zeledon | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
Darah Zeledon

As a veteran mom of five -- no, I'm not retiring yet! -- the moniker of my long-standing parenting philosophy is: DWI. No, it doesn't stand for driving while intoxicated. Rather, it stands for: DEAL WITH IT.

The Routines of Bravery

Lea Grover | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents
Lea Grover

It should never be routine to sit biting your nails for hours in the early morning while someone you love is getting sophisticated images taken of tumors that you can't help but worry are growing.

5 Steps to Making Difficult Decisions

Carla M. Holden | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Carla M. Holden

Few decisions in life are final. So take a deep breath and decide. Plus it helps to remember -- you can always change your mind.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: The Step of Faith

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

My favorite scene in the third installment of the Indiana Jones movies, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, is when Indiana must complete 3 tasks to reach the Holy Grail.

Playing With Parkinson's

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mitch Ditkoff

Simply put, Sangeeta created new ways to make music -- using breakfast bowls, tabletops, found objects, his omnipresent bag of pills, and his Parkinson's-compromised voice.

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

How To Finally Stop Chasing Perfectionism

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

Perfectionism is rigid. Surrender and acceptance are flexible. Flexibility is a portal into flow. Flow is where the beauty of this life resides.

I'm Marrying a Pakistani Village Girl

David Barron | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
David Barron

It is true that life for both of us is turning a new page, but the title of our book is still the same. We have both struggled to challenge systems throughout our lives, and now, as we embark on the journey of making the world a smaller and better place, challenges are definitely going to knock on our door.

How to Embody Your Authentic Self

Laura Berger | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Laura Berger

I am deeply committed to empowering women to bring their best selves forward and be the most effective leaders. And in the case above, my client doubled her salary. How?

"For The Sake Of What?" Do You Go To Work Each Day?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

When we take action by starting with small steps, over time, we become more and more fearless. Instead of our fears running our lives, we're more driven by what inspires us, than by what scares us.

The Sunday Series, (The Lucky One), with Mark Brodinsky

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Brodinsky

The courage to move forward. A dedication which inspires us all. The hope for a better tomorrow. September marks National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and today the story of one young lady who is finding her way out of the darkness.

Your Bogeyman: Whether You Stalk Him or Face Him...Defeat Him

Michael Rohrer | Posted 11.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

I recently saw a production of Stalking the Bogeyman at New World Stages in NYC. The play tells the true story of David Holthouse: the rape he endured in 1978 as a 7-year old, and his plan, as an adult, to murder his rapist.

Should Hugging be Part of Your Corporate Culture?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.

Grace

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

What if you made a point to recognize more love in your heart and life? What if you made a point to accept the moment as it is? If you do, I bet your moments of grace would increase tremendously.

Westgate One Year Later: A Perspective on Courage

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

A year after Westgate: the world feels less safe, more fragile. Everywhere, we see inequality, the potential for unrest. The one thing in short supply is the thing we need most: courage.

5 Courageous Fictional Characters Who Teach Us How to Stay Brave

Meira Bienstock | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

Sometimes it is not as obvious as a knight riding his horse into battle to face the enemy. Below are different types of courage displayed by five fictional characters who endure so much, and yet always stay strong, never, ever giving up.

15 Affirmations: Find the Courage to Live the Life You Want

Joyce Marter | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

It's critical for each of us to detach from fear and tap into our courage. Happiness can only occur if we are leading our life in a way that is congruent with our authentic self, and authenticity requires courage.

Fear and Failure

William Irvine | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
William Irvine

Remember, too, that by desensitizing yourself to failure and by learning from the failures that will accompany the desensitization process, you can dramatically increase your chances of success.

Song of the Heart: Walking the Path of Light

Pam Nochlin | Posted 11.14.2014 | Books
Pam Nochlin

By Francine Vale Francine's memoir and life journey is fascinating. Francine describes her father's horrible Oliver Twist-like life, growing up Jew...

Authenticity

Michelle Zarrin | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Zarrin

When you find what makes you truly happy, and live your life in pursuit of your dreams, you will shine within a crowd. And your radiating energy will attract people and opportunities to you. Be a vehicle for change, merely by being yourself.

Coming Alive by Embracing Fear

Hallie Sawyer | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Hallie Sawyer

Still, there are days when the waves feel bigger and the tide stronger than the one before. But now, instead of fighting against it or letting it pull me under, I float and rejoice in the fierceness of it. When I act in spite of my fear, that is when I feel the most alive.

4 Reasons Your Amazing Relationship May Fail

Tracy Crossley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Tracy Crossley

When we have an opportunity to explore a once great relationship again, we have an opportunity to explore ourselves too. We can look at it with new eyes and hopefully the courage to follow our heart wherever it may lead.

Finding the Strength to Start: How to Find the Courage You Need

Anthony Humpage | Posted 11.10.2014 | Small Business
Anthony Humpage

Over 10 years ago, I was heavily into distance running. From half marathons and marathons to ultra-marathons of up to 100 miles or more; I took it all on. At the time, the marathon was still the king of the distance events.

Choosing A Wonder-Filled Life

Leslie Boyer | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Boyer

Ten months ago, my youngest sister passed away after a seven-year relationship with cancer. What a roller coaster it was. During the highs and lows, the healing and the blows, she never lost sight of what it might teach her. She was the most courageous person I have ever known.

In Search for Leaders Who Lead

Ayelet Baron | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Ayelet Baron

The 21st century organization requires bold leaders who understand they live in a world of opportunity to create and lead others around a shared purpose. Unfortunately, the system is still massively broke.