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Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Two Keys Why You Don't Receive & How to Shift It!

Terri Britt | Posted 08.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

As you give yourself permission to receive, your cup will be so full that you'll want everyone else to feel the way you do. You'll serve others by lifting them up. You'll want to give like never before. Your life will be your greatest act of service.

Father-Daughter Bonds

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Psychotherapy in (and of) Everyday Life

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often stop to realize that our daily interactions with other people -- to whom we might feel love, hate or indifference -- can help us becom...

The Major Component Of Communication We're Often Forgetting

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Old habits don't die easily, but they do eventually dissolve, although the process usually takes longer and requires more practice than we think it should. Along the way, however, we get to cultivate other necessary qualities and strengths that serve us greatly, not only in our relationships, but in all areas of our lives.

All or Nothing

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Though I have probably discussed this topic in a previous blog, the message is worth many repetitions, mostly because the concept is so contrary to po...

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

This Is The Reality Of Running A Small Business

Mark Henricks | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

Even back in Shakespeare’s day, the Bard knew, “Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.” But although the advice about punctualit...

Look Who's Hooking Up With Anna Torv

Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

Michelle Monaghan has been cast as the final female lead in Ryan Murphy's HBO pilot "Open," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Monaghan will pla...

Top 30 New Burger Joints of 2013 (So Far)

BurgerBusiness | Posted 08.31.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

Burger joints are moving away from build-your-own to wild-creations menus. Here are some of the most noteworthy.

Wes Bentley Heading To HBO

Vulture | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

Wes Bentley will star in Ryan Murphy's HBO pilot "Open," in which he'll play someone "handsome but arrogant," according to THR. "Open" is "a modern, p...

Open Innovation 2.0: Innovation Partnerships -- The New Opportunities in Mass Collaboration

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Soren Petersen

We now collaborate cross-culture, time and space concurrently on multiple projects with numerous partners. How has this innovation and paradigm explosion molded our culture and how can this new world be leveraged in open innovation?

Revenge of the Geeks: The Day Washington Reversed Course

Gary Shapiro | Posted 03.20.2012 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We've all heard of the geeks -- Jobs, Bezos, Chambers, Ellison, Gates, Jacobs, Zuckerberg. But political Washington has never much concerned itself with the geek community. Yesterday, that changed.

The Truth About SOPA: How the Corporate Lobby's Argument Doesn't Add Up

Joe Sestak | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Joe Sestak

Don't be fooled by its seemingly straightforward title: SOPA is one of the greatest challenges to a free and open web that we've ever faced.

What To Watch For At This Year's U.S. Open

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.16.2011 | Sports

The 111th U.S. Open golf championship teed off this morning from a rainy Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., as golf fans filed in for what p...

Best Independent Bookstores In Los Angeles

losangeles.cbslocal.com | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

The best independent bookstores reflect and serve their community. They provide a space for ideas and discovery through interesting stock, author eve...

The Internet You Need

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

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Cyber-Intelligence -- Restore the Republic of "Of, By, and For"

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

This week's book post, Infinite Wealth for All, set the stage for this week's Politics post, which focuses on The New Craft of Cyber-Intelligence -- a...

Agents Provocateurs

Stephen Downes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Stephen Downes

Students and teachers must think of themselves not as passive recipients of knowledge in an epistemic system, but rather active agents extending themselves and their ideas into the wider network of teachers and learners.

Andre Agassi's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...

Shine the Light on American Express as it Puts the Squeeze on Small Business

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

While American Express is spending bundles on marketing their brand, they are putting the squeeze on the small businesses they would like you to believe they want to help.

The New York Times' Best Books Of 2009

The New York Times | The New York Times Book Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Book Review has made these selections from books reviewed since Dec. 7, 2008, when we published our previous Notables list. It was not easy pickin...

Goodbye/Hello 5 "Obama's Strength In Relationship Building"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patt Cottingham

Obama's strength is his ability to listen, be open, secure, and confident in his ability to build bridges. Will this new form of relationship building diplomacy be tested?