In a world where we are fortunate to have instantaneous information access at our fingertips, we're also more inundated than ever. To compound our surreal pace, even in a strained economy we're consuming more than ever and looking toward external variables to fulfill us.
Since how we navigate this period will determine the second half of life, the stakes at midlife are high. If we've made the right choices, then ultimately we're not different from who we once were -- we're more authentic and real.
My friend Annie, an overwhelmed but very capable mother, has two kids under 5 years of age and a high-powered corporate job that's now got her traveli...
Gibney signed on to film Armstrong's comeback attempt in 2009, in which he supposedly was going to prove that he had won his previous championships cleanly, despite a blizzard of accusations saying otherwise.
Since joining NeoStem in 2005, Dr. Smith has helped raise about $140 million in capital and shape the company's focus through a number of acquisitions and divestitures, and by pushing its main cell therapy drugs through clinical trials.
Yes, you can be well-intentioned and still do harm. That, at least, is what television personality and media mogul Oprah Winfrey learned when she apparently and good-naturedly dismissed Diana Nyad's claim to being an atheist.
Can we all agree that Melissa McCarthy looks fantastic on the cover of Elle -- The Women In Hollywood Issue? No? You mean there is a Greek Chorus of hypocrites that refuse to accept what we can all see and take at face value...that Melissa looks fierce?
People with the "counselor" impostor tend to have an aversion to experiencing life as the messy, real and emotionally-charged experience that it is. Now, there's nothing wrong with supporting your loved ones, but any good therapist knows the value of self-care and healthy boundaries.
What do L. Ron Hubbard, H.G. Wells, G.K. Chesterton, Lord Dunsany, Alice in Wonderland, M.C. Escher, John H. Conway, Roger Penrose and Oprah Winfrey have in common? The same thing as Isaac Asimov, Vladimir Nabokov, and Salvador Dali.
Molly Brown Koch possesses a résumé that chronicles the sweeping arc of her career from the 1950s to the present. That long document could be boiled down to a three word phrase: heroic family advocate.
Ever notice how anger helps a man command a room, but it often has the opposite effect for women?
Defy the norm, be curious and don't accept the status quo. If you're striving for better than what exists, then think and dream big.
"Find a way!!" This is a quote from Diana Nyad when she was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about overcoming challenges to make her historic swim from Cu...
Now we can't all look good as we age, but we can insist on being seen and accounted for. That is easier said than done. We have all had the experience of being introduced to someone (usually a man) at a party and seeing his eyes flit desperately over your shoulder -- even before you have uttered a word.
In this episode of Pepsi with Brigid we interview Vanessa Garcia, a young woman who grew up in poverty and who was inspired by Marianne Williamson at her Sister Giant conference to do something about her situation and others like her.
Al Gore looks fabulous! He's tan -- the ozone factor suits him. He's dressed to make us feel comfortable, even though his made-to-measure look must co...