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What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Ravishly | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Ravishly

It is important to know where the flaws in the system are before you are faced with a headline-grabbing instance of police brutality in your city. If your police system has these sizeable gaps in civilian protection (and chances are they do) then there are issues of police misconduct and brutality happening in your city right now, whether you hear about them or not.

F*ck Resistance!

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 03.04.2015 | Books
Sharon Kay Edwards

Most recently, I've had my life completely wrecked by a book. I warn you now, dear reader, should you decide to read any further, you may find your life irrevocably changed as well.

Youth in the Lead

Rick Ayers | Posted 04.20.2015 | Education
Rick Ayers

Too often we talk about "education" as if students were faceless automatons and the body of knowledge were a single thing, a set of settled truths, a desirable accomplishment that promises an end to poverty and a happy life.

5 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Dream

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all have a dream. To do the very thing that we love to do that makes us feel fulfilled, vibrant, and more alive. The very thing that excites us every day and leaves us in a state of wonder over all of our opportunities for creation.

Do You and Your Partner Fight Over Money?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Relationship conflicts over money get resolved when both people move out of control or resistance and into caring about themselves and each other. Partnerships based on caring and compassion support intimacy and joy, even when money is limited.

The Reality About Being 'Too Busy'

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

For many of us, when we are faced with an opportunity to change something about our lives or improve ourselves in some way, rather than to say, "Okay, I'll make time," we experience inner resistance. That inner resistance then surfaces by making a comment like "I don't have time."

The No. 1 Thing You Need to Do to Make Your 2015 Intentions Come True

Tonya Holcomb | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Tonya Holcomb

There's excitement that surrounds every new year, but 2015 just feels different. Doesn't it? The energy on my end is so intense. I wake up every m...

Embracing Change

Michael Neill | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

On an almost daily basis, we are faced with change initiatives in our own lives. Some of them are initiated by us -- a new diet or exercise regime, a shift in our career direction or a change in our relationship status. Other changes are thrust upon us.

WATCH: 'What's Up With Me?' (Questioning Behavior Rather Than Attacking It)

Brad Yates | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Too often, we get frustrated with ourselves about our behavior without considering that part of us believes there's a good reason for that behavior. ...

Ayotzinapa's Uncomfortable Dead

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.11.2015 | World
Beverly Bell

By Charlotte María Sáenz, Other Worlds November 11, 2014 Ayotzinapa's Uncomfortable Dead[1] Vivos se los llevaron y vivos los queremos. "Alive, t...

WATCH: Resisting Action on Little Things

Brad Yates | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Life is full of little things that need to be done... and for various reasons we may find ourselves avoiding getting them done, even when it would be ...

The Art of Mindfully Letting Go With Buddha's Four Noble Truths

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

By looking at these four central tenets of Buddhism we can better understand how micromanaging our circumstances can cause us to become agitated and restricted. Instead, when we learn to let go of our attachments we can transform our lives in an innovative way.

How to Beat Resistance and Start Doing What You Want to Do!

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Whatever it is for you, don't put it off until tomorrow -- that's just the subtle voice of resistance talking. Every moment is an opportunity to step into the life you want to live.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Breathe Into...

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.07.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Reconstruction or Haiti's Latest Disaster? Tourism Development on Île-à-Vache Island

Beverly Bell | Posted 09.20.2014 | Impact
Beverly Bell

  The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Sy...

Are You Stuck in the 'Resistance Syndrome'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you find yourself stuck in your life, resisting doing what you really need to do? There is a good reason for this. Did you learn when you were gro...

On War, Desertion and Duty

Rick Ayers | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Rick Ayers

There is not much to add to the media frenzy that has accompanied the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five prisoners at Guantanamo. Reflecting on the history of American military adventures since Vietnam, I would offer one new observation.

Do You Demand or Do You Request?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

When a person goes into resistance, they lose their caring. Sometimes the resistance is in response to your attempts to control, but sometimes it has nothing to do with you. Many people bring their resistance from childhood into the relationship and feel controlled by any request.

10 Fool-Proof Keys to Creative Flow

Melissa Dinwiddie | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Dinwiddie

Creative taps never permanently dry up; they just get rusty from disuse. The secret to opening the flow is simply to do something.

You Can't Start Flowing Until You Stop Resisting

Rajesh Setty | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

I had at least 25 scenarios and if I continued I could have got more. There were real problems with the current copy/paste and we had indeed 'reimagined' the whole problem without even thinking about it.

The History of Mass Surveillance: Resistance

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.04.2014 | Huffpost Code
Michael Nirenberg

There is another aspect to the origin story of contemporary mass surveillance in the US: Resistance. While most "phone phreaks" and telephone enthusiasts were unaware of AT&T's Top Secret Project Greenstar, there was enough general contempt for the phone company's monopoly to trigger a viable resistance movement that had been percolating within the 1960s counterculture.

The Spirit Is Willing

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Acceptance eventually replaces resistance as the intellect finally comes to terms with the limitations of the body. Never has this been so obvious to ...

All or Nothing

Irene Tanner | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Though I have probably discussed this topic in a previous blog, the message is worth many repetitions, mostly because the concept is so contrary to po...

Amazing Grace

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

My recovery from work addiction helped me to see that my issues were not unique to me. I was able to put things into a perspective that enabled me to recognize the cultural, social and institutional factors that contribute to the dysfunction that showed up at home and in the workplace.

iPhone in the Warsaw Ghetto

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Stephen D. Smith

Would photographic evidence and video testimony have made any difference to the wall of indifference that greeted Karski?