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If We Support Our Children's Passions Are We Missing the Mark?

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

How can our children learn to handle these challenges if we constantly protect them, solve their problems, and always focus on their happiness and finding their passion?

How You Prove Yourself Right

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Do you believe you can become more talented if you work at it, or are you stuck with "just" your innate abilities? This is vital to consider, because...

Dare to Compete, Mrs. Clinton!

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 09.16.2013 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

It's time to take control and discover how you can make a difference in your own career. Define success on your terms and identify work that gives you an opportunity to thrive.

6 Ways to Enjoy Your Life More

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Some of our biggest inside battles involve changing habits to create a more meaningful, congenial life with others. Try six research-based tips for turning the page to the next chapter of the adventure story we are truly meant to live.

A Cruel Approach to Standardized Testing That Captures the Essence of School "Reform"

John Thompson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
John Thompson

Po Bronson's and Ashley Merryman's article "Why Some Kids Handle Pressure while Others Fall Apart?" captures the essence of contemporary test-driven school reform. Their science (probably) is solid. Their education policy dictates, however, are based on no more than their personal preferences.

Litquake and San Francisco Writers' Grotto Announce Lit Camp

Nicki Richesin | Posted 11.11.2012 | San Francisco
Nicki Richesin

There's a new literary camp in town. Litquake and the San Francisco Writers' Grotto have joined their wonder twin powers to form Lit Camp a literary writing intensive with representatives from McSweeney's, The Believer, ZYZZYVA and The Rumpus.

L.A. Times Festival Of Books: The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Books (PHOTOS)

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

To my mind, the two authors at the festival who best represented where the industry has been and where it could be headed were Herman Wouk and Dave Eggers.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group E: Cameroon, Japan, Denmark, Netherlands

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The Japanese have perhaps my favorite uniform in the tournament. But they can't score goals. Which makes it very difficult to win games. So I believe Japan will fall on their own sword in South Africa.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The last time we saw Italy at the World Cup, they were saying rude things about people's sisters, getting head butted, and dancing gleefully with the trophy. They are back with much of the same crew intact.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group G: Ivory Coast, Brazil, Portugal, North Korea

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

Every World Cup has a group that makes its players and fans quiver in fright and shiver in terror: The Group of Death. And if you had to face Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast and Portugal, you'd be quivering and shivering too.

World Cup South Africa 2010: Predictions of an American Soccer Fanatic, Group A

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The World Cup is a month-long marathon disguised as a series of furious sprints. Let me break it down for you.

American Manhood From Mickey Mantle to Landon Manchild Donovan and Why I'm Convinced the US Can Win World Cup 2010 in South Africa

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The more mojo, hoodoo and juju we can send through the power of our collective will to Team USA in South Africa, the more likely it is for our dream to come true.