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What Do God, Karma And Tarot Cards Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.15.2015 | Religion

Welcome to the latest ALL TOGETHER -- the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice inform our personal lives, our co...

Unfortunate Cookie?

Hank Hanna | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents
Hank Hanna

He sort of looked down, defeated, and handed the cookie to me. I pulled him over for a hug and a snuggle and told him it was OK and that he could have it. He opened the cookie up and handed me the fortune from inside.

Beauty Philosophy Changed thanks to Grocery Store Encounter

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 02.25.2015 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Beauty is fleeting, even for those of us who are genetically blessed. We age, we change. Shouldn't the notion of beauty, therefore, be more of a state of mind?

Don't Be a Dick

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...

The Power of Appreciation

Alex Lyman | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

The art of the thank you note has evolved over the years. It used to be when you received a gift, or someone helped you in some way, you would send a note to express your appreciation for their efforts.

An American Hindu in the 21st Century

Chris Fici | Posted 04.19.2015 | Religion
Chris Fici

The global Hindu community, while inextricably rooted in the peoples and soil of India and their diaspora, can't be superficially contained or constrained by boundary or ideology, or any kind of classification of race, gender, sexuality, or caste.

A Random Act Of Kindness My Family Will Never Forget

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.16.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Though there's a part of me -- of all of us, I'm sure -- that misses the little children in their matching outfits sent by my mother-in-law each year at Christmas, I very much enjoy the adults that my kids and my nieces and nephews have grown up to become.

A Yoga Love Letter From New York to Paris

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

This past Sunday morning I gave a workshop on the Bhagavad Gita for my friends' yoga teacher training in Paris. It had been planned since last fall, l...

Life, Death, and Karma

Ellen Frankel | Posted 03.16.2015 | Religion
Ellen Frankel

I remember the older people in my life that used to say, "It all goes by so quickly." I would tell them that I understood what they were saying, but if it all goes by so quickly, how can the days so often feel endless? Now I have lived it; I understand.

Speaking Up Is Hard To Do

Dani Alpert | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Dani Alpert

The way I saw it, I had several options: I could kick her in the teeth while I hurled epithets; I could take the Zen approach and let her be, because Karma is a she-bitch; or I could choose what's behind door number three.

10 Resolutions for Growth and Compassionate Living for 2015

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Change requires hard work. Too often, in our endeavor for change, we bite off more than we can chew. We over commit and think that transformation has to be immediate and this is the mistake that will lead to disappointment.

Saturn in Sagittarius: Finding Our Authenticity and the Transparency of the Soul

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
Gahl Eden Sasson

Saturn, which in traditional astrology was named the Grand Maleficent, but in modern astrology is perceived as the personification of the Lord Karma a...

Living (and Almost Dying) on the Edge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Markus had everything going for him. He could write his own ticket for the future, anything that he wanted. At 25, a world of possibilities awaited him. But all that was before the accident...

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

How Would You Feel If You Were Clayton Kershaw?

Eric Trules | Posted 12.20.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

It's bad enough having to drive by Dodger Stadium four times a week on my way to work. Down Academy Road, along Stadium Way, onto the 110 South. P...

What's Wrong With the NFL Is What's Wrong With America

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Sexism. A culture of violence. Untrustworthy leadership. Runaway wealth inequality. An indifference to workers' health. Employees who are above the law. Hush-hush financing. Multimillion-dollar tax breaks. We're not talking about America's top corporations. We're talking about the NFL.

Over Grindr? Tired Of Scruff? Maybe This App Is For You

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.03.2014 | Gay Voices

In an increasingly connected world, there are a huge number of options for queer people when it comes to dating apps -- so how do you know if you're u...

Krishna: The Original Avatar

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.15.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Hundreds of millions of adherents of the Hindu faith will gather together, around the world, in temples and homes, to celebrate the advent of God on Earth. This festival of the birth of Krishna is known in Hinduism as Janmastami.

Letting Go of Anger Is a Karmic Must

Tarot.com | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tarot.com

Every guide to good Karma starts with one golden rule: Let go of anger! If someone has hurt you and you're holding on to pain and anger, you're holding yourself back from moving on and you're doing damage to your own Karma.

Reincarnation and Karma: How It All Works

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Do we only live once? It all depends on one's perspective.

How to Upgrade to Business Class for Free... Through Kindness

Leora Novick | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Leora Novick

On my recent trip to Europe, I was upgraded to business class for free, along with two of my travel companions. I had never flown business class internationally before.

Why You Should Believe in Karma

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

My 3.5-year-old son Ari has a passion for Legos -- even bigger than his passion for pizza. I know this, because when Ari's busy with his Legos, not e...

Is America to Blame for the Crisis on the Border?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The roots of this crisis go back decades, to a time when the American government thought it was more important to frustrate the Russians than to end a bloodbath. A natural question is, how long are we responsible for the sins and errors of the past?

Letting Go of Unnecessary Necessities

Chris Fici | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion
Chris Fici

While we certainly no longer live in traditional times, there are still those who identify as monastics who are walking the talk of humanity and providing profound examples of connection, compassion, and inter-connectivity.

My No. 1 Tip for Good Karma

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

One of the nurses told me she gets super happy whenever this happens to her. She explained what really happens when you get the "cold shoulder reaction" in the hallway.