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Love and Need: What's the Difference?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In a long-term relationship in which one partner becomes chronically ill, the other person tends for the loved one in spite of having few of his own needs met. In the absence of love, a partner is more likely to abandon his mate.

The Art of Asking: Needing Help When You Just Want to Be 'One of the Boys'

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

It is in these moments that I have to come face to face with my disability, and the anxiety around what that might mean can be all consuming.

The Real Reason Why 'I Can't Do What I Know I Need to Do'

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Recognizing the shadow aspects of ourselves, those parts that we have denied, disowned, or attempt to conceal from others, is a powerful step in the process of becoming a more self-accepting person, which is a pretty important aspect of any successful relationship.

The Weekly Rune -- Nauthiz Merkstave

Kelley Harrell | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

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Demand for Food Never Higher in West Michigan

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

This is the classic dilemma of American poverty: Without a job, a client has to turn to food pantries and public assistance; when she finds a job, she loses her public assistance and sometimes winds up with less than she had before.

The Big Yearning Question

Marc Stoiber | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Are these common interests bigger than simply shared hobbies or experiences? Do these two people agree on fundamental ideas about life and their place in the universe?

The Dalai Lama's Selfless Right-Hand Monk

Clarissa Burt | Posted 10.29.2013 | Impact
Clarissa Burt

It's clear that Khen Rinpoche has influenced many people throughout the world. Having lived most of his life as a Buddhist monk, he has dedicated most of his time to prayer, meditation and the good of all mankind.

Weekly Rune: Nauthiz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

This week, gently consider where soul sustenance has become rote. This is a bold undertaking from inside the comfort zone.

The Most Taboo Word in Our Vocabulary

Kimberly Berg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

The word "need" is being disgraced from our vocabularies -- which to me is erasing the humane component out of humanity. If properly embraced, it's what makes us human.

God, We Need Atheists

Frank Fredericks | Posted 06.11.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

If we Christians challenge ourselves to treat our atheist brothers and sisters as equitable members of our communities, will atheists recognize the value of faith to those who believe?