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Topless Women Fight For The Right To Be Topless

Andy Golub | Posted 08.28.2015 | Weird News
Andy Golub

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3 Reasons Why Only a Strong Person Is Capable of Forgiveness

Donna Labermeier | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

The act of forgiving someone is, in essence, your refusal to let anger and hatred prevent you from moving forward. You are taking a stand against allowing the actions of others to alter the course of your life or who you are.

Rick Perry, Say "Bye Bye"

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Coming off his embarrassingly disastrous "oops" run for the presidency four years ago, Rick Perry announced this week that most staffers will no longer receive salaries due to much lower than expected financial donations in his current crawl to the highest office in the land.

Jonathan Franzen Demonstrates His Spirit Animal Is Lucille Bluth

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

In a recent interview with The Guardian's Alison Flood promoting his hefty new novel, Purity, Jonathan Franzen made a startling admission. As Flo...

Is There Anything Spiritual About Mindfulness?

Chris Mayya | Posted 08.21.2015 | Religion
Chris Mayya

Mindfulness seems to be embraced in the west, more as a practice and discipline rather than as a religion, although its origin is in Buddhism. But does mindfulness have a spiritual and transformational quality to it?

Slavery vs. Freedom?: A Cost Analysis

Francis Levy | Posted 08.20.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Is there an advantage to being a slave rather than a minimum wage worker, who lives on a subsistence salary?

Control Detox

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Christine Nasserghodsi

I've learned that my role as a parent is changing. At work, I keep in mind the advice, "Know when to lead, when to follow, and when to get out of the way." This proves much harder and much more impactful in parenting.

The Five Ps of Freedom: My Time as a Youth Delegate at the United Nations

Akshay Ramaswamy | Posted 08.20.2015 | College
Akshay Ramaswamy

Freedom is the foundation of all activism, and as I sat down to talk with British Ambassador Peter Wilson during my time at the UN Youth Assembly, it became clear that this too was at the heart of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Daily Meditation: Be Liberated

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.20.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

Freedom, Prescription Drugs and Social Irrationality

Jon Wisman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics
Jon Wisman

Our policies toward prescription drugs not only violate Mill's freedom principle, they are also absurdly irrational. Pharmaceutical companies are permitted to advertise their prescription drugs to clients who are not legally permitted to freely purchase them.

Diving Into Your Fear

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The spiritual journey has taught us both to see through the limitations of the ego mind, or me-centered self, to the clarity and compassion necessary to not only skydive but to live sanely in our somewhat screwed up world.

Bryan Stevenson: Reflections on Justice, Mercy and Mass Incarceration

Dr. Artika R. Tyner | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Bryan Stevenson demonstrates leadership by not just simply espousing his vision of justice. He lives out this vision each day as he represents clients and advances policy reform.

Daily Meditation: Live Free

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.17.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

How One Photographer Found Peace And Freedom On The Road

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel

Last year at just 20 years old, Paris-based photographer Sidi-Omar Alami knew he needed to make a substantial life change. He said goodbye to stu...

WATCH: Needing to Justify the Past

Brad Yates | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Whether we are happy with our current circumstances or not, we've put a lot of time and effort into creating them. And there is a part of us that wil...

What It Feels Like Not to Be Addicted

Z Zoccolante | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

It feels like you've been living on one side of a pendulum and now it's swung completely to the other side, and you're giddy and delirious from the reaction to the thrust.

How Wishing for Abundance Prevents a Life of Freedom

Jaclyn Wallach | Posted 08.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jaclyn Wallach

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had more? More of your favorite things, time, knowledge, resources, money? All of those things that represent fr...

What Do You Love? Politics Is Spirituality Demonstrated

Robin Koerner | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics
Robin Koerner

I have had the honor of speaking to many extraordinary guests on my radio show. Perhaps none has touched as many lives as Neale Donald Walsch.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIII

Alan Black | Posted 08.12.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The debate is on. The most boring man in the world walks in.

Why This Birthday Is Special

Jamelle Sanders | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamelle Sanders

Every birthday is special; however, this birthday is extra special to me. I have embraced life at another level and have discovered a level of freedom that I never knew was possible before. I'm obsessed with mastering this thing called life.

'Finishiative'

Martha Ringer | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Martha Ringer

Walking on the trail the other night close to dark I greeted the only other person still walking. She turned around laughing and said, "Did you just say good morning?" I stopped, turned around laughing and said, "I sure could have."

Why Cities Aren't Covered in Empty Cans of Coconut Water

Tommy Campbell | Posted 08.10.2015 | Green
Tommy Campbell

There is no way you can argue with me that it is ever okay to throw anything on the ground. Even if you hand me free Nickelback tickets, I will happily walk them to the nearest garbage.

WATCH: Being a Money Magnet

Brad Yates | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

For a number of reasons, a lot of folks don't like to talk about money. However, the pain of lack can be devastating to body, mind and spirit. Changi...

The Real Victims of India and Pakistan Proxy War

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 08.07.2015 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

Hostility between Afghanistan and Pakistan has been ongoing now for about four decades, whereas hostility between Pakistan and India has been present since 1947. The proxy war between between India and Pakistan lies in Afghanistan.

Beautiful Burden: Iran U.S. Identity

Shaghayegh Farsijani | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women
Shaghayegh Farsijani

Some nights are so unforgettable the world stops for a moment or two. Old and new friends alike gathered at my dear friend's home, Diana, while we chatted, exchanged ideas and read passages from "The Burden of My Red Lips in Tehran."