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A Better Way to Support Nonprofits

Robert Peterpaul | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Robert Peterpaul

Cultivated out of a need to do more, MyFiki was cofounded by NJ natives, Rafik Tawadrous and Tara Fardellone. After a long history of volunteering and donating until their pockets were empty, the pair felt their work wasn't enough to fulfill the needs of the nonprofits they supported.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

Father Loss And More

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Betrayal (Some Thoughts)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We do well to keep in mind the ubiquitous nature of betrayal that has been with us since the beginning of time and to recognize our capacity to betray and be betrayed.

5 Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Merritt Juliano | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Merritt Juliano

It's mid-January, and already I feel the self-imposed pressure of sticking to my New Year's resolutions. I'll be honest: Sometimes, I just don't feel...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

WATCH: Denver Strangers Share How to Spread Kindness

HooplaHa | Posted 09.22.2016 | Good News

What makes you a kind stranger? Husband and wife production team Sarah Sellman and Greg Grano want to know. In a new series, Kind Stranger, they are t...

Card Starts Viral Movement of Kindness

Global Yodel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Good News
Global Yodel

The act of doing a good deed for someone else makes oneself feel as good as (if not better than) the recipient. We aren't talking about paying someone's student loans off or remodeling someone's house.

The Key to True Transformation

Martha Pasternack | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Pasternack

Have you noticed that there is a lot of talk these days about transformation being the brass ring on the personal growth fast track? Have you noticed ...

Elise Foley

As Unaccompanied Children Cross Border, One Group Tries To Get Them Lawyers | Elise Foley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wendy Young has witnessed many immigration court hearings where young children go up against a judge alone. There's one that sticks out ...

How The Digital Realm Reinvented Cozy Heartwarming Kindness

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Sophia Stuart

The Internet has made old-fashioned things possible on a global scale while making the world feel sort of cozy and nice. Which means the digital world just brought back kindness. And that's a very good thing.

Beautiful Part 2

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.15.2014 | Style
Tami Shaikh

A few days ago, I wrote an article on what I thought made someone beautiful. It got me thinking about what others felt about the concept of beauty.

Be Kind to Yourself

Mike Robbins | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

While I understand the importance and value of being kind toward myself, it isn't always easy to practice.  However, when we are kind to ourselves, it has a positive impact on every aspect of our lives and on everyone around us.

Zach Carter

House Democrats Leave Pacific Trade Deal Twisting In The Wind | Zach Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats balked Thursday at a bill designed to clear congressional hurdles for President Barack Obama's controversial Trans-Pacif...

On Kindness: More Than Being Nice

Henriette Lazaridis | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Henriette Lazaridis

Who could blame us for wanting people to notice when we do something nice? But what if we keep our kindness private, shared only between us and the person we care about at that moment? That is something I would like to see.

Count Your Burdens for a Better Life

GalTime | Posted 05.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Wondering how the heck inconveniencing yourself can make for a more convenient life? Here are five ways burdening yourself can turn life's grievances into gifts!

So Good, It's Gotta Be True

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

If everyone gets along, and not in that "pleasant on the surface but back-stabbing underneath" kinda way, then a community benefits at multiple levels. Happiness is contagious. We pick up on other people's emotions and then experience, if not broadcast those feelings.

How to Keep Moving Forward Despite the Messiness

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

We humans have a tendency to grow and progress throughout our lives, some perhaps more than others. I am not the person I was in my teens, my 20s or even my 30s. I continue to progress just as my autistic daughter and my non-autistic son do.

WATCH: African Kids Lack Shockingly Basic Necessity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"The Last Word" host Lawrence O'Donnell went to Malawi this summer to help a classroom -- and raise awareness about an acute problem plaguing children...

Cultivating your inner Jennifer Aniston

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

If someone asked you to characterize actress Jennifer Aniston, after "beautiful" and "talented," the next word that might come to mind would be "nice....

Kindle Can't Pronounce Barack Obama's Name

NY Times | TIM ARANGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

But if the Kindle, which not only displays the news but also speaks it with a computerized voice, is ever to be the savior of print media, it needs to...