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In The 'Hour Late' (Ben Banks 2)

Jon Horford | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Jon Horford

A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hour late" represents ...

Evidence of a Childhood Continued: It's in the Snow

David S. Simon | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
David S. Simon

Snow. Again. But just like other days of drifts and drafts, the snow quickly hypnotizes me like a vaudeville circuit tuxedoed magician and just l...

Help Me to Stay in the Wonder

Jesua | Posted 02.09.2017 | Home
Jesua

Thank you God, for the sweetness of pure stillness, of wantless wholeness, the unquestionable home of Truth that celebrates itself in the bottomless depths of my own heart.

A Love Note to All the Single Ladies

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
Natalie Thomas

12 years ago, I broke up with my boyfriend. On Super Bowl Sunday. Two hours before I was supposed to be at a party he was throwing. That might not be ...

The Truth About Your Stuckness

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home
Deirdre Maloney

So...you may have missed it, but we recently passed through another holiday. Groundhog Day. It's a funny little holiday with a funny little traditio...

It's Time to Enjoy Life: The Enjoy Life Community Program

Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
Doreen Guma, MA, FACHE, CPC, CLC

Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association. During my time as an officer, our organization functioned...

Break the Mold: Warning Signs that Your Job Isn't a Fit

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 02.04.2017 | Home
Nozomi Morgan

One day, I finally realized I was just holding on. I was clinging to work that I didn't enjoy. I was grasping onto a position that didn't fit me...

The Power of Prayer

Lukonde Mulenga | Posted 02.04.2017 | Home
Lukonde Mulenga

The past couple of weeks have been incredibly tough for me. I have been straddled with the burden of stress so much so that it started to affect my ph...

How to Feel Alive

Hannah Massarella | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
Hannah Massarella

I had a lightbulb moment this morning. As I was meditating, snuggled up under my blankets, listening to Deepak Chopra tell me about life, something t...

Bridesmaids, Bachelors (Degree), and the Pursuit of Happiness

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Sahsha Campbell-Garbutt I believe it's safe to say, or cliche, that parents want the best for their children. I came from a family of immi...

Never Give Up: 4 Ways to Keep Pushing

Tina B. Ladson | Posted 02.04.2017 | Home
Tina B. Ladson

We may know of 1,000 success and happy-ending stories for others -- but where do we pull our energy from when we truly feel like giving up? I've got four ways to hang in there when the going gets tough.

Vivek Will Always Stay Young And Live Forever

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 02.02.2017 | Home
Gurdeep Pandher

Some folks think that Vivek Pandher passed away last year - no, he still lives, his essence lives on inside of others. Five people are alive because V...

What Actually Is Success?

Fani Stipkovic | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Fani Stipkovic

It's taken a lot of work to distinguish a work/private time balance. I've felt so drained in certain situations that only with strong spiritual training and embracing the simple values surrounding my career gives me the inner strength and peace to continue forward.

To All My Fellow Underachievers

Carolyn Dickson | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Carolyn Dickson

If you are an achiever or an overachiever, this post is not for you. I'm giving a shout out to those of us who are fine going through life without goals, just bucket lists. Without the need to be better or constantly improving ourselves.

How to Start Working Out When You Don't Know What You're Doing

James Clear | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
James Clear

What do you do when you're trying to start a new workout routine? Maybe you've been training your entire life and just want a new exercise to keep th...

My Secret BFF

Alyson Seligman | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Alyson Seligman

Let me be honest. I have a secret BFF. She's the coolest girl who I confide everything to, without judgement and with brutal honestly (okay, nearly br...

Two Hours in Time on 9/11 with Phil Penman

Brad Hobbs | Posted 02.01.2017 | New York
Brad Hobbs

Phil Penman is a British photographer who has been living in New York for over 15 years. During his time in NYC Phil has photographed some iconic imag...

The Case for Breaking Your Habits

Dr. Claudia Aguirre | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Dr. Claudia Aguirre

I'm not saying to stop brushing your teeth or to never go on autopilot, but in a time where we seem to be endlessly bombarded with things to do and people to see, perhaps there is room for more awareness and attention and less automatic behavior.

The Sisterhood in Motherhood

Shana Swain | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Shana Swain

Being a mother is the hardest yet most rewarding responsibility I have ever had. I'm sure many mothers would attest to that sentiment. And as I am living through the fear, anxiety, faith, and love of motherhood, I often contemplate my relationships that have strengthened with women in similar positions.

6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...

101 Plan for the Life You Want

Lymari Vélez Sepúlveda | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Lymari Vélez Sepúlveda

Check if your actions today bring you closer to the life you dream. Step-by-step guide to creating your vision or life plan. It is no surprise that t...

A Letter To My 18-Year-Old Self

Neely Moldovan | Posted 02.01.2017 | Home
Neely Moldovan

Call your mom more. She misses you, and this is very hard for her.

Chasing a Dream? 4 Reasons You Better Run in Work Boots

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

In 2014, I released an indie book, "Purple People Leader." While the message (leading without bias) is hugely important to me, I actually published i...

A Tale of Two 2 O'clocks

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Corinda Lubin-Katz

My sister works in broadcast journalism for a radio station in Boston. On my way home from the gym one Thursday, I called her so we could catch up. Sh...

Dare to Be 100: God as Noun or Verb?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 01.29.2017 | Home
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As I contemplated writing a blog with this title I presumed that it had probably already been done. Boy was I right! Google bubbled out dozens of prio...