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Lessons on Life

Rules For Life: The Child's Version

Posted 05.02.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Kids, listen up. Leigh Newman shares a little wisdom about multiple-choice tests, stuffed animals and the secret hidden in every bo...

Tough Nut to Crack: A Lesson From the Humble Squirrel

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

As fall comes into full swing, we can expect all the pleasantries that follow, from gorgeous foliage to the feeling of a playful frolic in a heap of leaves on the lawn.

14 Life Lessons From ... Math Class?

Lisa Arends | Posted 12.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arends

The truth is that most of us will never use the myriad of math facts and algorithms in our post-school lives. However, that does not mean that math does not have some valuable lessons for us.

4 Totally Surprising Life Lessons We All Need To Learn

Posted 01.25.2013 | OWN

By Brené Brown As unique as we all are, an awful lot of us want the same things. We want to shake up our current less-than-fulfilling lives. We wa...

The Secret To Avoiding Painful Situations

Posted 01.14.2013 | OWN

Take the time to discover your real intention before you act. If it is to change someone or the world so that you will feel safe or better about yourself, don't act on it, because it is an intention of fear and can create only painful consequences.

Louder Than Words

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jodi R. R. Smith

A few weeks ago my Aunt Leona passed away. Her life is a testament to something I teach in my professional protocol seminars. Life is about actions. In both your personal and your professional lives, others make decisions about you based upon your observable behaviors.

What My 3-Year-Old Taught Me About Fear

Sarah Chang | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Sarah Chang

I don't profess to be fearless. In fact, I'm scared of a great many things.

Certain Uncertainty

Laura Munson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Munson

The constructs upon which I co-built my family are different now. We have been through upheaval in more ways than one. We have learned that upheaval is the natural course of life. It doesn't have to be "bad" or scary or resisted.