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How To Successfully Resolve Conflicts In Your Company (1/2)

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

A company can only be successful if people work together and help each other out. Of course, disputes between colleagues can never be avoided entirely...

Open Letter To Congress On Communication

Elizabeth Esrey | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Elizabeth Esrey

The first election I could vote in was in 1988. All in all, I've voted in 8 presidential elections. My votes were cast in both parties. Sometimes pers...

I Don't Need Your Mediation to Access God

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I've recently come to some surprising and perhaps even blasphemous conclusions regarding church as an institution and my personal access to God. I D...

10 Steps For Peace Leaders

Marilynn Halas | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Marilynn Halas

The world can be an uncomfortable place. There's lots to learn and lots to overcome and sometimes no matter what we do, getting along together can be ...

I'm A Failure!

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 09.13.2016 | Education
Brian Harke Ed.D.

During my career in Academia, I have noticed an unhealthy trend among students. It's the obsessively self-critical thinking that happens when students do something that doesn't go "right." They fall into the judgmental trap of thinking they are a failure or something is wrong with them.

The Co-Parenting Club

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.14.2016 | Divorce
Galina Nemirovsky

"I would never be able to do that," she says to me and shakes her head insistently. "There is no way I would give up my child for half the week. I can...

I'm Part of the Divorce Welcoming Committee

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.12.2016 | Divorce
Galina Nemirovsky

When I was getting divorced, no one told me, "Congratulations!" or "Good job!" Instead, they frowned, rubbed my shoulders and wanted to cry. Only, I w...

Exclusive Interview With Katherine Woodward Thomas, Creator Of Conscious Uncoupling

Mark C. Miller | Posted 08.30.2016 | Divorce
Mark C. Miller

Many of us struggle with painful patterns in our romantic relationships, playing out our disappointing story over and over again. Men always leave. Women don't want me. No one ever asks me out. We think there is something fundamentally wrong with us that is keeping us single.

On Divorce And The Hands Of Time

Lori Lustberg | Posted 08.08.2016 | Divorce
Lori Lustberg

Once upon a time, there was a young boy who had just celebrated his 10th birthday. An only child, he was unusually tender-hearted and sensitive, and ...

Divorce Confidential: Children And The 'Best Interests' Standard

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.28.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Parents who work together and make the best decisions for their child are better off than when a court imposes an order on the family. With that goal in mind, look for a parenting expert or coach in your city. There are also many valuable resources available to you including co-parenting classes and co-parenting books. Finally, don't forget to talk to an attorney in your city for a resource list and tips on how to navigate this process!

Blogger's Revelation About The Blended Family Journey

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

My blog has been quiet for a while. Partly because my professional life has been keeping me pretty busy, and partly because my mother always told me ...

The One Conversation I'm Petrified To Have

Melissa L. Smith | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce
Melissa L. Smith

Her mouth is moving but I'm not really hearing what she's saying. I notice phrases here and there like "Parenting Plan", "Split Custody" and "Marital ...

MediYAYtion: Why Your Upcoming Divorce Mediation is a Good Thing! (And Instructions on How to Rock It!)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 05.16.2016 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

In the context of a divorce, mediation is a good thing. It offers folks a real opportunity to settle their divorce without the acrimony or expense of ...

How To Kill It As A Modern Day Single Mama

Shelley Hopper | Posted 05.13.2016 | Divorce
Shelley Hopper

Most mamas have their personal Ken doll and second babies on the way, and I'm over here in my beach shack with Tanner, trying to eat clean(ish) and working on my abs to stay a babe, ya know, since I'm single now.

Healing With Love and Routines: Grateful After Breast Cancer

Anne Gro Gulla | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne Gro Gulla

I tried and failed to exercise. I struggled with infection in the surgery wound and I re-started my vigorous fitness regime every other week before I understood that I needed something different.

The Nature of Perception

Petros Koublis | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

"Latona" Santorini, Greece | image by petroskoublis.com ● When we look in the mirror what we see is only a reflection. This is how our mind works...

Healing Rituals for Widows and Divorcees

Nancy Sharp | Posted 04.28.2016 | Denver
Nancy Sharp

Audrey Boxwell is a Denver-based chaplain, pastoral counselor, and nationally recognized expert on the healing power of the mind, body, and spirit.

The Price Of Sleep At America's Most Expensive Private University

Aziza Kasumov | Posted 05.05.2016 | College
Aziza Kasumov

Two weeks ago, I wrote a post in the Facebook group of my graduation class, asking the members if any of them had ever experienced severe sleep deprivation, and if they were willing to share their story with me. Half an hour later, my inbox was full.

Elder Care: Conversations of Care

Elizabeth Esrey | Posted 04.19.2016 | Parents
Elizabeth Esrey

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. 2015, roughly 40 million Americans provide unpaid elder care to a loved one. As loved ones age, their ne...

I Couldn't Disagree More With What David Brooks Said In His Article "How Covenants Make Us"

Mark Baer | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Mark Baer

I typically agree with much of what David Brooks has to say. However, I'm afraid that he was way off the mark with his article "How Covenants Make Us." Demographic diversity in the United States is a good thing. The problem has to do with the lack of integration and assimilation of demographically diverse communities.

The Infinity Inside

Petros Koublis | Posted 04.13.2016 | Arts
Petros Koublis

Everything is a flow, a constant one, coherent, continuous, perfect. A stream that never remains the same, yet so complete that it never changes.

Above All: Divorce With Dignity

Amy Koko | Posted 03.27.2017 | Divorce
Amy Koko

The other day I was reading People Magazine about how great Jen and Ben Affleck are getting along these days after the whole gambling, alleged sex wit...

Bedtime Yoga: Three Postures to Help You Fall Asleep

Amanda Morgan | Posted 03.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Amanda Morgan

Hit reset on your nervous system by doing three simple yoga postures to calm you down and quiet the mind before bed time. These three approachable postures can be done in your own home without any props or even a mat.

Meditation Is My Super Power

Jan O'Brien | Posted 03.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Jan O'Brien

This is meditation to me: finding and experiencing that state of "no mind" and being fully now and here (NOWHERE). You can easily practice with focused breathing and mindfulness pauses throughout your day when you find yourself feeling stressed and not enjoying the moment.

8 Stylish Tubs Perfect For A Relaxing Soak

Architectural Digest | Posted 03.11.2017 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By JULIE DANIELS for Architectural Digest. Finding the perfect tub for your bathroom renovation can be a challenge--style, shape, and comfort are a...