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Why Co-Parenting Sucks

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.02.2012 | Divorce
Brandi Megan Granett

Divorce means you aren't married any more. But it doesn't mean you aren't parents anymore. You both still carry the charge to protect and raise up this life you created to the best of your ability.

'HIMYM': Ted's Surprise For Marshall And Lily

Posted 04.28.2012 | TV

After his attempt to rekindle something with Robin failed, Ted went to another extreme on "How I Met Your Mother" (Mon., 8 p.m. EST on CBS), only this...

Ask Pastor Paul: What Is Karma?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 04.18.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Dear Pastor Paul, Is there such a thing as Karma? Have we lived in a previous life?

Making Deals With God, Superstitions And Karma

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 04.03.2012 | Religion
Barbara Greenberg

In my efforts to make deals with God and engage in superstitious behavior maybe I'm simply trying to ensure my good karma. I now truly understand this word.

Curb Appeal: Lady, You Can't 'Reserve' The Sidewalk

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Ann Brenoff

Saving spots on the sidewalk? Really? Like somehow you can claim a public sidewalk for your very own?

What's Your Purpose? Much More Than Your Job

Lissa Coffey | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

In the west, we think of yoga primarily as a form of exercise. Although physical postures make up one branch of this philosophy, yoga in general is so much more. The Sanskrit word "yoga" means to yoke, or to unite. The purpose of yoga is to experience the connection we have with the divine.

Dalai Lama Advisor, Blake Kerr, Testifies in Trial Accusing Chinese of Genocide in Tibet

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 03.07.2012 | World
Robbie Vorhaus

As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.

How to Be a Lucky Bitch in 2012

Courtney Cachet | Posted 02.29.2012 | Impact
Courtney Cachet

The same opportunities are available for all of us, but the lucky ones see them and pursue them. Be open to meeting new people and taking chances.

Are There Limits to Forgiveness?

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Sigman

I love Buddhism and I'm all for forgiveness among us flawed humans. But only after unrepentant mass murderers who outstrip every definition of evil Webster's can muster are, to paraphrase President Obama, taken off the field.

Karma Repair for Filmmakers Deadline: New Years Eve

Lee Schneider | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Have you made a nasty slasher film recently, or know somebody who has? Have you wondered whether it's time to turn your creative output toward good? I'd like to offer some karma repair.

Bad Karma: Alleged Shoplifters Become Crime Victims

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Weird News

OGDEN, Utah -- Police in Utah say a vehicle was burglarized outside an Ogden store while its owners were being accused of shoplifting from the busines...

Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around?

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 01.11.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Everything we say and do determines what's going to happen to us in the future. Whether we act honestly, dishonestly, help or hurt others, it all gets recorded and manifests as a karmic reaction either in this life or a future life.

Why Good Things Happen To Bad People

Derek Rydall | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

This week, pay closer attention to the consciousness behind your actions. Become aware of when your actions are in alignment with your deeper beliefs and when they contradict them.

Is Karma Real? Explaining Why Bad Things Happen

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Because suffering is part of human life, everyone asks why it exists, and the answers we give to ourselves make a great deal of difference.

Pay it Forward!

Peter Baksa | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

By observing your thoughts and remaining open, humble and choosing your state of mind wisely, you are in essence paying it forward.

Karma and Psychology: Connecting the Dots

Mariana Caplan, Ph.D. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mariana Caplan, Ph.D.

Whatever we are experiencing in the present moment is both the fruition of our previous karma and the planting of seeds for future karma.

The Nature Of Reality And The Long-Distance Relationship

Wendi L. Adamek | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Wendi L. Adamek

I'm about to get on a plane to see my partner. We haven't seen each other in four months. Well, OK, we've seen each other virtually every day for four months. On Skype, of course.

Karma: Is it Woo-Woo, or Is it Real?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The concept of karma has taken root in our culture. It's come from ancient Indian religions to become a 21st century pop culture term.

Karma, Christ, Whatever?

Christian Smith | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Christian Smith

We have come in America today to a very different world, which we might call liberal whateverism. This outlook reacts against sectarian conflict by dramatically discounting the claims of religion.

The Evolving Understanding Karma

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion
Thomas David DuBois

Buddhism has no single dogmatic view of karma. Unlike Western religious traditions, Buddhism is extremely fluid in its teaching, and assumes that people will gradually move towards more sophisticated understanding of the truth.

Hinduism, Vegetarianism, And New Jersey's Most Costly Samosas

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

As a vegetarian Hindu in a meat-eating world, I know that I run the risk of eating things that aren't 100 percent vegetarian. Going to the grocery store seems more like a trip to the library some days, as I pore over fine-print labels.

Recovery Through The Higher Power Of Karma

Kevin Griffin | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

Addicts are in a hurry. We expect results now. Recovery doesn't work like that. The Law of Karma doesn't deliver results on our timeline. For an addict, this can be torture, but it's all part of the recovery process,

The Glorious Karmic Justice Of Lebron James And The NBA Finals

Bryan Maygers | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Bryan Maygers

As someone who has studied Buddhism (read: slightly above Wikipedia-level knowledge), I see several important concepts that resonate in the outcome of the series.

The Yoga Of Cooking And Eating

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 08.03.2011 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

I'm not referring to the yoga practice where you try to turn yourself into a pretzel. I am sticking to the original meaning of the term, to harness or bind back. Yoga means you are trying to reconnect with the divine.

Poetry: The Shore

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.12.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Here, look at their bodies. Even clothed, their skin is near to the surface, JWoww's powerful breasts, Mike's self-exposed abs.