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18 Women Media Icons Who Regularly Inspire Us

Posted 10.06.2014 | Women

In February, the Women’s Media Center released its annual report on the visibility of women in journalism and entertainment. The numbers were not en...

Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes? Shakespeare's Views on Aging Aren't That Simple

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 10.19.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

If Shakespeare were alive today, it's likely that he would be writing very differently about the experience of aging, time, and death. People live longer and, at least in developed countries, are in far better mental and physical health than they were in Elizabethan England.

Why I Pray

Catherine Nagle | Posted 08.27.2014 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

I once read somewhere that repeating a prayer is nothing more than parroting words. However, I have come to understand and feel a certainty of the cleansing of my soul through repeated prayer, just as my beloved aunt did.

A Nazi Grows in Alabama

Lester & Charlie | Posted 08.09.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

We weren't surprised to learn this week that an Alabama church group has erected a billboard trumpeting the importance of educating our kids using a quote from that master wordsmith... Adolf Hitler.

Commencement Advice

Scott Willyerd | Posted 08.05.2014 | College
Scott Willyerd

As commencement season winds down, here's a look at some of the wisdom offered at college graduation ceremonies this spring (without suffering through the ceremony or student loans).

9 Quotes That Capture The Meaning Of Memorial Day

Next Avenue | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Memorial Day has come to represent the kick-off of summer, a season of barbecue, beaches and vacations. But the original i...

10 Of The Best Quotes On Fatherhood | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents

Being a dad is no joke. You're a teacher, a counselor, a coach, a financial adviser, a judge and jury, and a protector all at once. If you're already ...

How to Get Away From It All by Going Nowhere: Movies

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

What does the outside world look like to the disturbed? Or is the question how does the outside disturbed world look to individuals trying to maintain...

11 Things Famous Artists And Cultural Figures Can Teach You About Creativity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

What would you ask Diana Picasso, Hans Zimmer, Jonas Mekas and TED founder Richard Saul Wurman if you had the chance to pick each of their big, innova...

9 Simple Statements That Will Make You Think Differently About The World

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

A few smart sentences can change the way you think. Here are a few I read recently that got my mind twirling.

5 Gorgeous Real-Life Destinations That Inspired Your Favorite Books

Posted 05.13.2014 | Books

In a letter to Nelson Algren, Simone de Beauvoir once wrote, "I'm just leaving for Antibes. I am dreaming of sun, silence, and time to work." Whil...

Retreat Into Zen?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

"I am infinitely saddened to find myself surrounded in the West by a sense of terrible loss of nerve, a retreat from knowledge into -- into what? Int...

10 Reasons to Love the Obstacles in Your Life

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 07.11.2014 | Books
Matthew Trinetti

Here's a thought: What if your monsters were not, in fact, monsters at all? What if those obstacles were actually your best friends, your wisest teachers, your greatest allies? And what if instead of hating your obstacles, you learned to love them?

13 Quotes From Famous Moms Who Tell It Like It Is

Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents

Whoever said you have to be perfect to be a good parent is clearly not actually a parent. A huge part of having kids is embracing messiness and uncert...

16 'Pulp Fiction' Quotes That Will Help You Become A Better Person

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky & Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

"F*** pride. Pride only hurts, it never helps."

Yagana Shah

11 Of The Smartest Things Anyone Ever Said About Getting Older | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty

We've heard so much about the horrors of aging, from the sudden onset of aches and pains to having senior moments. Plenty of myths about aging have be...

17 Unique Quotes From Young Travelers That Will Make You Want to Pack Up and Go

Stephanie Be | Posted 04.22.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Travel: we love it. Feelings: we have them. But there's an omnipotence to words, that's sometimes stripped by clichés. Here's a look at original mantra from the everyday person -- young travelers - on the phenomenon that re-defines life.

A New Approach to Lawyer Jokes

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Books
Malcolm Kushner

Sure, there's the widely-held belief that the best defense is a good offense. But is it really?

27 Amazingly Powerful Quotes From Black Writers

Posted 02.05.2014 | Books

Happy Black History Month! In honor of this great month, here are 27 amazingly powerful quotes from eloquent black writers: "The impatient idealist...

What I Learned About Myself Last Year

Ko Im | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

You don't have to convince others, everyone or anyone to like you. The one thing that matters is that your closest circle has your back and you're happy with yourself. Happiness shows.

Quotes That Will Make You Fall In Love With Reading

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 02.26.2014 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Here is a list of quotes that remind me why it's important to log off Facebook, turn off my cellphone and laptop, and rediscover a love for reading.

That's What He Said: Quoting Mark Twain

Cindy Lovell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Cindy Lovell

Mark Twain remains the most frequently quoted American author, which means he is also the most frequently misquoted author. When a good Mark Twain quote is needed to punch up a paper or spice up a speech, it is possible to verify it with a credible source.

Find Your Medicine and Use It

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

My medicinal recipe is a zesty concoction of reggae music, dancing, travel, avocados and ginger, conversations with momma, soul writing, jiu-jitsu, jungle hikes, nephew hugs, beach cleanups, stretching, singing and trusting myself.

On the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination, JFK's Message Is More Important Now Than Ever

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Shammas

We were once a country that wasn't scared to do the big things, weren't we?

Eleanor Roosevelt Once Said...

Megan Staggs | Posted 12.14.2013 | Women
Megan Staggs

"Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art." - Eleanor Roosevelt