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Why This Disney Star Is Committed To Giving Back Through Volunteering

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact

It's easy for adults to identify the things in life they are most passionate about, but it's often times even easier for them to find excuses why they...

Making Stress Your Friend: It's All in Your Mindset

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While it's no secret that sustained levels of stress are not good for your health, there is more to the stress story than "stress is bad." As it turns out, how you perceive stress is just as important as the amount of stress you're experiencing.

New Year's Resolutions Redux

Stephanie Lessing | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Stephanie Lessing

If you listen to me, this will be your year. You won't make unattainable lists. You won't try to be something you're not, or interfere in the lives of others. You'll just live your life, in kindness and peace.

4 Ways You Can Save The World (Without Moving To Mali)

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Want to make a difference but don't know where or how to start? Consider these unexpected but realistic ways... from a man who's spent his life giving...

The Paradox of Help

Randy Hain | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

A lot of thoughtful reflection, accountability from trusted friends and a sincere desire to change have helped me largely overcome my "help issues," although I am still far from perfect. I have learned to not only more easily accept assistance, but to seek it out from my extended network.

What People in Crisis Need

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

After writing this blog ( ) on The Huffington Post, I received some b...

Carresse Warren: New York City, April 23, 2010

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

We smile and shake hands. "Keep me posted!" I say. "I will for sure!" And we each go our way beneath the sunny sky, in the afternoon warmth.

A Path To Guaranteed Happiness

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Compassionate service is a simple and always accessible path to happiness. It doesn't require years of mediation, practice, or great study. It requires that you open your heart and feel our common humanness, our inextricable interconnectedness, and see the sacredness of each of us.

Social Media As a Vehicle to World Improvement

Britt Michaelian | Posted 10.27.2012 | Impact
Britt Michaelian

Social media is an amazing tool that provides a way for each one of us to do good in the world. Here are 7 simple ways that you can make the world a better place through social media.

5 Ways To Do Good: Fast, Free And From Your Desk

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

Science tells us compassion is good for our health, and we know that helping others makes us feel good, but sometimes it feels like there just aren't enough hours in the day. In minutes, at no or low cost, and from your desk, you can contribute.

Making a Difference

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Often we resist the idea of making a difference, because we're convinced it will take a tremendous amount of our time and energy. Or, that we may not have the information or answers others seek.

Real Life Lessons for Real Life DoGooders: Help Others by Empowering Them to Help Themselves

Marc Ozburn | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Marc Ozburn

Both Krochet Kids and Sseko are not only helping some of the most disadvantaged people on the planet, East African women, but are also stimulating economies by empowering these women with a respectable wage.

Living Transformation: How Can You Serve?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Compassion in action or selfless service doesn't require heroics. You don't have to save someone from a burning building or snatch them out of the way of a speeding truck in order to serve.

Become The Love You Seek

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 05.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Be the love you seek in the world, beginning with the one in the mirror. A random good samaritan act reminds us we are worth it.

A Place For Solutions, Not Problems

Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meghan Neal

It's the rare person that has never felt pain or had tragedy touch their lives. And anyone that's come out on the other side has something valuable to say that others can benefit from.

Resilience in the Recession: Seven Strategies to Free Yourself from Negative Thinking

Tamar Chansky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

Adjusting to this new reality means appreciating that just because there's a crisis going on, you can't live in it all the time: in crisis mode there's nothing to do but get immobilized with dread.