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Messing Up My Very First Real Valentine Opportunity

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 02.02.2017 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Valentine's Day always had a big build-up where I grew up. In the 1960's, I participated in all of those school parties for Valentine's Day that were ...

More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...

The Law Is Written on Our Hearts

Bethany Piechowicz | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion
Bethany Piechowicz

I believe that God's laws are still in effect today because God makes himself known to us by the law that He writes on all peoples' hearts. The law that is written on our hearts is the same law that God gave Moses over 2000 years ago.

I Used To Be A Very Romantic Person Until This Happened

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 02.10.2017 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I used to be a very romantic person until my husband stopped calling me from the office to say he missed me and loved me and started calling me to ask if the plumber had come to fix the kids' toilet and if I had called the vet to see when Sadie needed her next Parvo shot.

5 Not So Usual Valentine's Day Gifts For Her

James Baxley | Posted 02.04.2017 | Fifty
James Baxley

You know Valentine's Day is just around the corner, have you planned your special, romantic night together yet? Have you bought your sweetheart's pres...

Dear @Twitter: Even if you're not my fav, I still ❤ you.

Jonathan Albright | Posted 11.04.2016 | Technology
Jonathan Albright

Whatever "faving" a post with a "star" meant to users (placement, praise, bookmarks), the "heart" implies something more. ❤s are much closer to us. It comes down to this: the heart symbol is undeniably personal, while the star symbol is not.

Twitter CEO: 'You Don't Like Hearts? How About Trump's Face?'

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 11.04.2015 | Comedy

In an effort to reach a broader audience, Twitter changed the "fav" feature from a star symbol to a seemingly inoffensive heart symbol. Backlash ensue...

The 'Set of the Sail'

Debbie Davis | Posted 09.03.2016 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I remember several years ago I asked my Bible Study teacher "please explain The Holy Spirit to me as best you can." She pointed me in the direction of the Book of Acts in the Bible, which I read and she said "The Holy Spirit is the voice that talks within you, our Counselor and our Comforter.

The Power of Prayer and Meditation

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Considering what I'd been through, I would rather die than go back to the way I'd lived before; it had been sheer hell for me. But perhaps I'd had to experience hell to know peace.

Do You Believe in Miracles? Here's Living Proof!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

More than any other couple we've ever interviewed, Ron and Mariah embody the principle that when two hearts are separated, all difficulties can seem insurmountable, but when they are united as one, nothing is impossible.

Whether You Leave Your Mark or Not Is Not the Question...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

We all desire to have others witness our lives. We want to know that who we are matters. There is something sacred that lies deep within us that seek...

It's Never Too Late to Have a Happy Marriage

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

But what exactly does working on your relationship really mean? Is it really true that the willingness to do "the work" is the critical factor in determining the quality of your relationships? And what exactly is the work that relationships require anyway?

To the Romance-Resistant on Valentine's Day

Suzette Standring | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

Valentine's Day draws near, and the romance-resistant need a little push. On Feb. 14, some women (or men) wish for hopeless romantics, but feel disapp...

For Better or Worse Until...

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

If you love each other you shouldn't fight, things will be consistently blissful forever, you never have to say you're sorry... about anything, you'll never be lonely again and about a thousand other things that will turn out to be untrue. The word for these beliefs is "illusions."

Broken Dreams

Christine Eilvig | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

Listening to the inner alarm takes deep courage, especially when we are in love with a dream and when that dream involves other people or a living creature. Broken dreams hurt -- even when they don't fit into the life we envision for ourselves.

With Thousands of Schools Curbing Suspensions, There's No Excuse for the Growing Discipline Gap

Jane Ellen Stevens | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Jane Ellen Stevens

More than 23,000 schools out of 132,000 nationwide have or are discarding a highly punitive approach to school discipline in favor of supportive, compassionate and solution-oriented methods. Those that take the slow-but-steady road can see a 20 percent to 40 percent drop in suspensions.

In My Heart of Hearts: Valentine's Day Special

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 02.14.2013 | Weird News
Colm Mulcahy

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a magical romantic experience for all lovers (of cards), thanks to the power of mathematics. Take out a deck of car...

Heavenly Hearts

Mario Livio | Posted 04.15.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

2013-02-13-MariolivoheartAs my modest contribution to this frenzy, I decided to take a cursory look through the archive of the Hubble Space Telescope, to see if I could identify images that include "heart-shaped" celestial objects.

Want to Tap Into Your Heart Power?

Helene Lerner | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

Insights from our heart can help us uncover what has stopped us from moving forward in our lives, transform the way we think and feel about people, and stir up yearnings we might have buried for years -- desires that lead us to living our dreams.

A Deeper Love: Artful Hearts for Valentine's Day

Zoe Helene | Posted 04.08.2013 | Style
Zoe Helene

Why let the generic, mass-market Hallmark holiday get you down? Valentine's Day is about more than commercialized concepts of romantic love. It's a day to celebrate the universal love that makes the world go 'round.