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Personal Choice

Is This a Luxury You Want to Buy?

Rob Britton | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Rob Britton

The three Gulf mega-airlines, Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways, leverage billions of dollars in government subsidies to provide high-end indulgences to their passengers - but for too long the human cost of these luxuries has been hidden from the flying public.

Seeds of Violence Can Grow Swiftly in Any Culture -- One Way to Uproot Them

Greg Frucci | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

Photo by Greg Frucci, February 2015 "I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is perman...

Never Trust a Whisperer

Pamela Brill | Posted 08.30.2014 | Parents
Pamela Brill

I think the kindest thing we can do for our kids is to tell them that the experience they're about to embark on -- whether it be summer camp, school, college, a new relationship -- may be great, may be mediocre or may suck hard.

Individuation and Isolation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Ideally, individuation is a life-long process. As we make choices, we develop our talents, gifts, and interests and find like-minded people with whom to share.

Why I Don't Think Parents With Tattoos Are Bad Role Models

Mommy Nearest | Posted 05.19.2014 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

Will my son be more interested in tattoos because his mom has them? Maybe, but I think it will be a great way to open up and talk with him.

Breaking Bad Habits

Marcia Wieder | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

When I coach people on the obstacles that may be slowing them down or even sabotaging their dreams, often it comes down to behaviors that can be easily corrected. But it begins with honestly assessing and recognizing what it is.

A Gift Wrapped In Sandpaper

Marilyn Tam | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

My mother was a gift wrapped in sandpaper -- cutting and abrasive upon contact, but when carefully examined and thoughtfully experienced, she became my most powerful and inspiring teacher.

Octomom: Her Children, Her Choice and Our Responsibility

Roland C. Warren | Posted 07.08.2012 | Parents
Roland C. Warren

Suleman's story exposes the fact that for the last few decades, our culture has been constructing a modern-day "Tower of Babel" in celebration of "personal choice," especially when it comes to sex.

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

End of life choice is the human liberty movement of the twenty-first century. This is the arena where dignity and liberty stride forward today. The struggle for end-of-life choices is a movement whose time has come.