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Declaration of Joy

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

When did the feeling that being happy is frivolous take root in so many of us? It's our own perverse protection mechanism that keeps us in a low vi...

Death: The Beauty, the Mystery and the Power to Live

Denise DeSimone | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Denise DeSimone

Life is a series of deaths and rebirths. Death happens to our bodies every minute of every day yet; this process goes unnoticed because we are busy living life. Cells die. Skin dies. But the thought of the ultimate death stops us dead in our tracks.

Beyoncé Gave A Donation To A TED Fellow That Could Save 1,900 Babies

TED Blog | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact

Jane Chen knew that, for her infant warmer to save lives, moms would need to be the evangelists for the device. But she had no idea that one of the wo...

This Woman Wants To Change How All Of Us See Our Bodies

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 05.15.2014 | Women

"Wobbly," "imperfect," "stumpy," "short," "frumpy," "disgusting." Those are some of the responses Taryn Brumfitt received when she asked 100 women ...

If You Don't Want Her to Be a Nag, Treat Her Like a Thoroughbred

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Deep, compassionate, committed listening is what breaks the dark spell. Out of the emotional connection, understanding, a newfound cooperation, more trust, peace of mind, and ease is present in the relationship and in your life in general.

Jesus and the Cross: Rejection and Resurrection

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Jesus knows and understands rejection. Jesus exemplified rejection.

Rare and Precious Joy

Tara Brach | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

Begin by remembering to pause and savor the simple pleasures. Have the intention to hold gently the difficulties. Open your heart to the life of this moment and discover that joy is never very far away.

Creature Of Habit? How To Better Embrace Change

Mike Robbins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

How do you feel about change?  If you're anything like me, you probably have mixed feelings about it.  While it often depends on our perception of the type of change -- big or small, good or bad, needed or unnecessary, easy or hard, etc. - most of us seek and fear change simultaneously.

Visualizing A Dancer's Efforts

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

In 1952, legendary choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham defined a dancer's ecstasy as "the possible gift of freedom, the exhilarating moment that...

"Seashore"

Gideon Resnick | Posted 05.19.2012 | Arts
Gideon Resnick

Silently creeping deviance, She swam to the shore, cigarette ablaze With the light of the moonlit glow That glazed her eyes red revenge, Sopping seas...

VOTE: Top 11 Social Innovators Saving The World In 2011

Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact

McKinsey & Company's Social Innovation Video Contest highlights innovators who are confronting the world's greatest challenges and gives participants ...

Blessing of the Open Hands

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 01.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Open hands remind me that I am deserving of goodness. I am worthy, willing and capable. I refuse to let past rejection, fears, insecurities and previous losses stop me from being ready to receive this time.