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Generosity in Buddhism

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 02.13.2017 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Buddhism is often associated with meditation, pacifism, and deep Zen quotes. But one aspect of Buddhism that is often overlooked, especially in the We...

6 Cool Things To Do If Someone Hurts You

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.29.2017 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Have you ever felt so upset with someone for hurting your feelings that you didn't want to ever speak to them again? It's a common scenario: someone s...

Our Brains Are Guided More By Empathy Than Selfishness

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.27.2016 | Healthy Living

As the year winds to a close, gifts and giving are foremost in many people’s minds. And now, two new neuroscience studies suggest that our brains pr...

How To Face The Unknown In 2017

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

It's hard not to wonder what is going to happen in the next year. We know we will face huge weather changes, thousands of refugees seeking a safe life...

Simple & Soulful Self Care Practices for the Busy Holiday Season

Amber Chalus | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Amber Chalus

Do you feel alive and filled with gratitude? Filled up by a sense of celebration, joy and community of the holiday season? Or do you feel exhausted a...

Living In The Start Times

Philip Gulley | Posted 12.16.2016 | Religion
Philip Gulley

There's a man who lives in the country outside of Danville who doesn't have a car. I see him sometimes walking into town to the grocery store or libr...

Why Santa Is The Coolest Yogi EVER

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

A true Yogi is someone who displays great wisdom and compassion, who hears the suffering in the world, who serves others, and who loves and gives unco...

Big Presents in Little Packages: How To Give The Ones You Love A Gift They Will Love

Linda Gray Sexton | Posted 12.05.2016 | Parents
Linda Gray Sexton

Does every important present come in a big package? As the holiday season approaches, most of us are looking for the ultimate gift, ready to give what...

Busted Balloons: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

The beaches that line the Gold Coast region in Australia are picturesque, with the blue mosaic colors of the ocean slowly rolling together and crashin...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

From the Roots to the Rooftops: Rising to Resiliency

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.04.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

We are at a global tipping point. Carbon levels are critical, the global population is growing to a level that is unsustainable unless we make signifi...

It's OUR Pie Not My Pie!

Amanda Gore | Posted 11.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

It's our pie -- not my pie! How many times have you encountered a situation where there is a scarcity mentality? Where people "hang on to" their pi...

Every Day of the Week (Even Weekends): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For some, the weekend brings 48-hours of adventure and exploration with friends and family. For others, the weekend is packed with visits to doctor's ...

Forget Me Not: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.23.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As each and every one of us maneuver through our unique life path, we hope that we are not forgotten. We hope that the stranger we flashed a smile to ...

I'm Gonna Be (310 Miles): This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.18.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 1987, The Proclaimers claimed they'd walk 500 miles, and then 500 more, just to fall down at your door. While this song is a request of road trip t...

Secret Garden: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Flowers shower many of our life events. Little may we know that the same flowers we toss down aisles or deliver to our loved ones are grown in secret ...

Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Recent social movements include the Ice Bucket Challenge, #bringbackourgirls, #heforshe, Black Lives Matter and same-sex marriage. As Emma Watson eloq...

The Greatest Yoga Of All

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Although "make love not war" may be the key to a better life it's sadly not what we see when we look around us. Imagine, as John Lennon said, what a w...

Finding Tomorrow's Leaders: Youth Hold the Vision for our Future

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

When we launched the Youth Development Hub in partnership with the Fox Family, we started from the premise that youth hold the vision for our collecti...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

What The Buddha Would Say To Mr. Trump

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

If a bull goes straight when the herd is crossing a road, then they will all go straight because he leads the way. The same among people. If the one w...

Chess for Success: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

At the end of this month, Walt Disney Productions will release Queen of Katwe, a film that highlights the story of a young Ugandan girl whose world ra...

InVESTing in Our Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For close to a year, refugees from the Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East have been fleeing by the masses to pursue hope and better l...

Feeding the Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Throughout our unique paths of life, it is safe to say that we are all working towards something... It could be ending world hunger or working to make...

IN CALIFORNIA, THE YOUTH HAVE THE HEART AND VISION: ALL THEY NEED IS OUR SUPPORT

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Announcing A New Grantmaking Program for California's Youth, by California's Youth. "Youth are organizing, youth are resisting racism, youth are weav...