This is not to say we should not have strong convictions. We are a people who argue. We are a people who disagree. But the challenge now is not to let these disagreements tear us apart. They have done too many times in history. Indeed, some of our worst wounds have been self-inflicted.
Tucked inside Sunset, o639 Hours are countless moments of intimacy and ingenuity. For example, when Andrea Yorita moves to "Letter from Francis Elizabeth in San Francisco to William in Auckland," she's discreet, with all the weight and earnestness of someone who longs for her lover, but is afraid to tell him.
In Los Angeles there is a certain elasticity to the concept known elsewhere as "truth." Ever since the Gold Rush people show up late to most meetings, shrug their shoulders in ersatz disbelief, and say, "Traffic."
If anyone else is like me, you are still processing this new world we call 2015. Lately it seems that everything that I knew to be firm, secure and true, has been turned on its head.
Both Robin and Joan knew that, in a world of terrorists, trauma, financial hardships and upheaval, humor is an indispensable tonic to our troubles.
Instead of huffing and puffing and getting covered in grime while those tough-to-clean spaces stay dirty, follow these easy cleaning tricks to get your home sparkling and keep yourself smiling!
In the inspirational world of Instagram, creativity runs rampant, and traditional poses morph into new, interesting, and unusual shapes. Without this social media platform for yogis to meet and share with one another, there are so many pose variations I may have never seen.
I like an anticlimactic New Year's Eve. One of my favorite New Year's memories is of sitting around a table with a motley crew of friends and family -...
ignored the wheelchair for weeks. I wanted nothing to do with it. It was a reminder that I am no longer an active, agile young woman accustomed to flitting hither and yon under my own steam. To acknowledge and accept it meant I was officially ancient and disabled.
It's a new year! And, while we engage in the ritual of making resolutions to strengthen us to be greater individuals purposed to create a greater community, it is important we realize that the "new self" we long to become deserves the freedom of fearless living.
Like most people, I used to make resolutions and burn out before the end of January. So, I took the pressure off and felt like a slogan would allow me to still feel accomplished because I have the whole year to live out some cool slogan. I could certainly do that!
If you listen to me, this will be your year. You won't make unattainable lists. You won't try to be something you're not, or interfere in the lives of others. You'll just live your life, in kindness and peace.
Every year, one of my all time favorite things to do (besides, obviously, complain, snicker and dream of long lost cigarettes) is to list up this year...
This past year marked the emergence of some dangerous online dating trends that may prevent you from finding love in 2015 if you are not careful. So before you set about making this the year you find love online, let's discuss a few trends that you may want to steer clear of on your journey.
While I get that you can set goals for yourself and create a clean slate any time you like, New Year's just seems like the most convenient time to do so.
It dominated Facebook feeds for weeks -- everyone from your high school girlfriend to your college roommate to your extended family seemed to join in. The trend swept the nation, yet the question remains: why was the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge so successful?