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Do Lawyers Not Have a Social Responsibility?

Saul Segan | Posted 04.27.2013 | Crime
Saul Segan

I, myself, have become affected by stereotypes of the members of my profession, along with the rest of humanity. Being fortunate to have become one of those members of an often misunderstood group, there has been ample opportunity to compare the actualities with the fantasies.

Why It's Imortant to Live Our Dreams

Tara Marino | Posted 04.10.2013 | Style
Tara Marino

One of the main objections we have as women is that we think we can't step into our dreams and desires until everyone around us is OK and taken care of.

Why You Must Indulge In Your Friendships Today

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

When was the last time you gathered a group of your various close friends together? Just stopped the madness and everyday stuff and took a step back to enjoy the people in your life that you forget to make time for so you can rekindle that spark, a conversation, the interest and the escape.

The True Meaning Of Success

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

"Where has the time gone?" "There aren't enough hours in the day." These are statements that we struggle with daily. We are so caught up in achieving that we forget to savor, breathe and recognize the present moment.

Life in Motion Blog: Pathways to Sadness

Jennifer A. Fox | Posted 03.25.2013 | San Francisco
Jennifer A. Fox

My heart and brain remember all the emotions. I no longer fight it. I express it, share it with people close to me and then choose to live. I hope you do the same.

Living and Loving Your Life!

Maggie Lyon | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

I won't pretend to sit here and know exactly how you should go about seizing the day and loving your sparkling, precious life. Only you know what thrills and depresses you, and so much of this comes from tapping the seriously-wise voice inside.

Is Your New Year's Resolution a Thought or a Commitment?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

How do you plan to approach the New Year? With all the good intentions of reinventing some part of your life and a huge commitment that in the back of your mind you just know you'll have a hard time sticking with?

The Deal We Get

Wendy Bradford | Posted 02.25.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

We have no guarantee of numbers. We think our days are infinite but they are not. One will be the last. And this not the hardest part. The hardest is knowing those we cherish will share our fate; we can make no deal to change that.

'Shh-Thanks-Givin': My First Thanksgiving in America -- A Former Refugee Remembers

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

We had arrived in America with nothing but rags in our backpacks and a few ounces of gold that my mother had tucked into her money belt. An impoverished aunt took us all in. Soon there were 10 people crowding together in Auntie Lisa's tiny two-bedroom apartment in San Francisco.

Kitchen or Man Cave? Take Your Soul Searching Any Way You Can Get It!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Whatever we choose as our sanctuary, we should retreat into it often enough to do a little soul-searching and make sure that we're checking in with ourselves and our happiness.

Cara Santa Maria

What Is Life? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

What is life? It's a deceptively simple question. Philosophers and scientists have pondered it for millennia, and they have yet to settle on a satisfa...

The Annoying Weird Science of Older-ness

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 11.17.2012 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

More and more the phrase "Am I losing my grip?" comes to mind, and sometimes the answer is, "Yes, literally, you are!"

Five Guiding Questions for Living Life to the Fullest

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

We've all heard the clichés -- life is fleeting. Time flies. As I write this, the year is already two-thirds over and it feels like it just started. Some years are like that, and 2012 is one.

Acceleration, Re-Entry and the Ever-Rising Bar

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

With greater frequency I've recently wondered why I'm being shown the splendor and richness of the world that I've been fortunate enough to experience and can only conclude there must be a greater purpose -- a grander design to it -- than my own personal fulfillment.

The Kids Are Gone -- What Will I Do?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.31.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Sometimes, the hardest thing is to figure out what we like and what interests us. Right? Here are some ideas for your journey.

The Journey Is the Destination

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Look at your life and think about just one part that you'd love to reinvent and go for it.

In Italy, Clean Toilets And Structured Panic

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Sarah O'Leary

Alone on a hilltop somewhere over the coastal town of Lerici, I prayed that the insanity I felt wouldn't prove permanent. Although I'd never believed in it before, the little bit of Catholic that was left in me was given real consideration to the notion of purgatory.

The REAL Currency You Should Spend Before You Die

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

We all have a rich currency of authenticity that is found in our energy, heart, soul and spirit. When you get to the point that your life ahead is more important than the life you've already had, then it may be time to spend your currency to go where you want to be.

Preparing My Funeral

Misha Lyuve | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

As for any compulsive planner, I don't think it was that unreasonable for me to start planning my own funeral. So here is the list of rules I came up with,

Out with the Old, in with the New

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 08.25.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Old habits, old clothes, old junk... There's nothing more cathartic than a cleansing of the stuff of our past that weighs us down.

The Gates to Coot-hood Are Open: Three Ways to Tell if You're On Your Way Through

Martha Nelson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

As I pushed my half-gallon of milk and package of extra lean beef across the checkout counter, I looked down at my loose pants with their elastic waist and wasn't the least bit embarrassed.

How Reading The Bible Changed My Life

Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Craig Kanalley

I want to thank God for somehow giving me this idea to read the Bible, cover to cover. It made me reflect a ton, learn a ton and I absolutely feel more spiritual, and more happy.

Heroes And Cowards Have One Thing In Common: Fear

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaylee Scottaline

What I've learned about fear? It's normal, and necessary -- and nonsense, if we let it get in our way. Fear can either hold us back or be our greatest motivator.

Why You Should Live Humbly

Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Craig Kanalley

Remember where you came from and those who helped you get to where you are. You yourself are unique, but you come from elsewhere, not from yourself. Remember that. Be thankful for that. Be humble.

New Life for Stale Bread

Martha Nelson | Posted 08.12.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

I held the crumbling old address book. Twenty-seven family and friends were gone, their addresses no longer needed for sending the unexpected note, Christmas gift or birthday card.