What have Israel and Gaza's populations achieved after over a month of death, injury, fear, and utter chaos?
What we need now, what we have always needed, are those in Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Europe, and the United States to stand up, be brave, and find ways for those divided to come together. This is not some idealistic wish-thinking -- I have seen it happen; I have seen it change lives.
Meditation is about making friends with ourselves, just as we are. When we're at peace with ourselves then we'll be at peace with our world. That's one less person suffering and one less person causing suffering to others.
It can be comforting to think that the police protect us from the "bad guys," unless of course you are profiled as that "bad guy." Violence is most dangerous when it masquerades as good.
I know you feel different sometimes. I know you feel like an outsider sometimes. I just want you to know that those are the things that make you beautiful. Those are the things that give you a very special set of skills and gifts. And I want you to find them.
Every action, whether it be writing an article, applying for a job or snacking on an apple, is worthy of being embraced, enjoyed and savored for what it is. When we choose to live life this way, each moment becomes saturated with meaning.
Marianne Williamson famously said, "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure." It woul...
Intuitive coaches and best-selling authors Wendy DeRosa and Tamara Star offer practical advice on counteracting this stressful world. Are you fee...
"The squeaky wheel gets the grease" is a good way to convey why we see so much war and division in our news yet hear so little about the many quiet miracles of peace and unity that are happening all over the world.
Wars inevitably spark change. That is no truer than in the war in Gaza, no matter what Hamas and Israel say.
My experiences with Burning Man and Davos have convinced me that the members of both carry essentially the same spirit to foster peace, culture, and education in our respective nations and local communities.
Maybe it's war trauma, or the sterile ceasefire talks that collapsed again, but lately it seems that the Israeli central-left is beginning to wake from a long dormant period.
At some point in our lives, we will all feel lonely. Whether it is feeling left out in grade school or the isolation of old age, loneliness is inevitable.
Every good parent wants their child to be happy. Every good parent wants their child to excel. One of the chief characteristics that leads to a child doing well and being well is their parent's well-being.
By reading newspapers, magazines, blogs, online news and talking to people, the two most used words nowadays are war and peace. War in Iraq, Gaza, Libya, Ukraine; war of oil and gas; war of powers; always war, even third world war.