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The Real Reason You Want More Money

Laurie Gerber | Posted 05.06.2016 | Money
Laurie Gerber

We get so busy trying to make money, save it, spend it wisely - that we lose sight of the reason behind all of it! How long has it been, if ever, that you asked your heart to chime in regarding money matters?

The Wayward Movement of the Movement

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 05.06.2016 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

While I am tremendously proud of all the organizing efforts that are taking place all over the country, I don't think we have spent much time thinking about where we are going. I think this is partly due to the fact that many people are just trying to survive.

How The Clothing You Wear Affects The Way You Think

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Science

Many modern offices, especially in creative fields, are pretty laissez faire when it comes to the dress code. Jeans and a T-shirt are often considered...

Power Down to See Things in a Different Light

Mary Buchan | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Buchan

Often a hectic schedule is invigorating to me. I like the feeling that comes with doing what I've decided to do, pursuing goals, solving problems and overcoming obstacles, one by one. But this particular week hadn't felt productive -- just busy. Was I really going anywhere? Or was I just running in circles?

Mute About Money

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Money competes quite well with sex for the position of the No. 1 no-talk topic in our society. Friends, relatives and significant others typically do...

The Power Of Power

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 06.22.2015 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

I always suspected I had it, but I got definitive proof right before lunch on a sunny Friday in Miami in Mrs. Weprin's third grade classroom when I was all of 8 years old. In that moment, I realized how powerful I was, and I have never forgotten how that felt. Ever

4 Lessons Prison Taught Me About Power and Control

Mansal Denton | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Mansal Denton

It's comforting to think that we have control over our surroundings and environment, but this does not make it so. Humans can have control over our actions and influence our environment, but we are still always subject to the whims of a universe we cannot understand.

Becoming Wonder Woman

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Caroline Giegerich

When I was eight years old, I rushed into the kitchen afflicted with a cut on my wrist. She cocked one eyebrow, looked down her glasses and calmly responded in her Southern drawl to the screaming child in front of her. "Well, you're not deaaaaad yet."

Men In Suits

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.06.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Would my family fire me? Would they drown in dirty laundry? Probably not. Knowing my boys, they would just keep wearing dirty clothes until their girlfriends made them learn how to operate the washer and dryer.

Weiqi Versus Chess

David Gosset | Posted 06.03.2015 | World
David Gosset

Generally non-confrontational, ready for paradigm change and fundamentally non-ideological, China, which has regained centrality, is increasingly at the source of initiatives shaping the global agenda.

The World Is Changing Before Our Very Eyes

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 05.31.2015 | World
Jonathan Adelman

Only time will tell as we move into uncertain and dangerous times as authoritarian regimes seek to transform the very nature of regional and global politics.

Who Really Controls Wall Street, and Why It Matters

Nourish International | Posted 05.31.2015 | Business
Nourish International

We have to remember that the same banks responsible for so much of the financial strife, confusion, and crisis are guided by social forces. When we believe our financial systems are beyond our control, we neglect our responsibility to those most impacted by its flaws.

What an Animal

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy What an animal! is a common expression of disgust used to describe the unacceptable behavior of a person. At least, it's so wher...

Recognizing the Gift Each Moment Bears is a Mindfulness Practice

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

What gift has been laid at your feet today? Perhaps now would be a great time to stop, look down, and appreciate it, because as with my roses, it may not be there forever. Appreciate the gifts that life brings you in every moment. You deserve them.

When Is It Bad to Seek Attention?

Matt Hartman | Posted 05.27.2015 | Impact
Matt Hartman

Most of us are called attention-seeking at some point, and it's usually a way to silence or delegitimize. We silence and delegitimize those who are oppressed -- those we want to stay in their place. Often, its done subconsciously, but just as, if not more, often it's done with purpose.

A Letter to My Daughters

Kristen Elechko | Posted 05.24.2015 | Parents
Kristen Elechko

I promised you, in those very first days, that I would always be available to you. I vowed that I would, most importantly, help you to develop a solid sense of self.

Why Most White Straight Males Don't Talk About Privilege

Sutheshna Mani | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Sutheshna Mani

I have to take every initiative to change my language, attitude and behavior towards people who are marginalized in one way or the other. Using my knowledge to try and change the mindsets, and eventually the greater social milieu of the society, and country I live in.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

Teaching Women the Joys of Power

Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

When women's value proposition is actually met by their employers, their aspiration to a position of power soars -- enough, we hope, to blast past the fears and doubts that make the glass ceiling seem so impenetrable.

The Softened Heart

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I believe that if we make the effort to listen, we can hear our hearts guiding us. And if we think we can ignore its wisdom, we will lose our way. Eventually we have to face up to our past choices. But doing so gives us an opportunity to bring our love and compassion into the world by listening to our wise hearts.

'House of Cards' and Gender Equality

Matt Hartman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Matt Hartman

rancis' remarks show his gendered bias; he believes that Claire owes him her position. Yet, he forgets, all too easily, that he owes his position to Claire.

How to Decolonize Your Yoga Practice

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

The practices millions of Westerners now turn to for alternative health and wellness therapies were intentionally eradicated from parts of India to the point that lineages were broken and thousand-year-old traditions lost.

Who Should Make the Rules?

David Morris | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics
David Morris

Who should make decisions affecting the health and safety of our communities? Who governs? Conservative Republicans in Texas are split on the question.

It's About Time to Speak Up

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women
Christa Dowling

After many years, it is shameful that the subject of pay or wages is not solved. No, we must not skulk in the background, but put the subject center-stage. We've had endless conversations, and over many years, and they have gone unheeded.

5 Steps to Reset Your Mood for More Power

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

There is a part of the brain called Amygdala that has only one job -- to react. Centuries ago, the job of the amygdala was to come up with a "flight or fight" response to threats. We have evolved now you generally don't need to exercise your "fight or flight" response often.