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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?

For White People Who Can't Bear to See '12 Years a Slave'

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

I went with dread, and with a friend whose hand I gripped so hard that she finally withdrew it. I went with the intention to close my eyes during the most violent scenes. And I carried out that intention. But I went. And I am, in my deepest self, glad that I went.

Camus at 100

Ronald Aronson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Ronald Aronson

Young and old, we can also be inspired by his sheer political courage. The two strengths came together in his brave but futile campaign to end attacks on civilians during the Algerian War, which he hoped would reduce suffering and might lead to dialogue.

When He (or She) Just Doesn't Want to Talk About It

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Not all relationships can or should be saved. Knowing if and when to make that call is a critical piece of information that we need to have in order to know which path to take.

The Things We Resist Most In Life

OWN | Posted 10.01.2013 | OWN

Bestselling author Steven Pressfield says he believes we all have the ability to do something spectacular, whether it be to run a marathon, write the ...

WATCH: Just Say 'Yes!'

Brad Yates | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Perhaps you've seen the Jim Carrey movie Yes Man. While I'm not necessarily encouraging you to go to the same lengths, is it perhaps possible that there are more good experiences out there that you could say "yes" to?

Not Resisting Resistance

Peter Russell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter Russell

So when you find something seeming to disturb your inner quiet -- whether it be a friend's behavior, some politician on TV or a passing fire engine -- pause and notice what is happening inside.

WATCH: Allowing Miracles

Brad Yates | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Einstein said, "There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Seems to me the latter is more enjoyable. I hope this video helps you experience a more miraculous life, which you deserve.

WATCH: Cultivating Effective Beliefs

Brad Yates | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Napoleon Hill said, "What the mind of man can conceive and belief, it can achieve." Most of us can conceive of some pretty great stuff... but... the b...

WATCH: 'The Will to Do It'

Brad Yates | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

When President Kennedy asked Dr. Wernher Von Braun what it would take to build a rocket that could carry a man to the moon and bring him back safely t...

Watch: You Are Enough

Brad Yates | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

After recording several videos the other day and thinking I was done for the day, I watched a brief video by the brilliant Brené Brown, and was moved...

Release Resistance and Thrive

Heather Strang | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Strang

Ultimately, know that as cliché as it sounds -- this too shall pass. With intention and an empowered attitude, you can experience a life that truly thrives.

WATCH: Learn to Allow and Receive

Brad Yates | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

We often talk about the great things we'd like to have... maybe even the things we'd like others to do for us. But a lot of us also have a lot of pro...

WATCH: Courageously Create a Magnificent Life!

Brad Yates | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Unfortunately, too many of us have been either convinced we don't have it, or are afraid to use it. I hope this video will help you let that fear go, so that you can more joyfully and freely create the best life possible.

WATCH: Lighten Up!

Brad Yates | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

There are numerous benefits to lightening up, for ourselves (both physically and emotionally), and for the world at large. And lightening up doesn't mean you turn a blind eye to issues that need to be dealt with.

Are You Just Fighting or Engaging in 'Conscious Combat'?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's not just the exposure of our partner's imperfections that we need all that patience to accept and live with, it's the exposure of our own imperfect aspects that get illuminated in reaction to them that leave us shame-faced and embarrassed.

WATCH: Needing to Be Comforted

Brad Yates | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Life has its ups and downs, and it's not unusual that we should feel a need to be comforted when we are more aware of the downs. Because of past programming, though, too often our ways of comforting ourselves are less than ideal, especially in terms of our health.

How to Survive Apartment Hunting in New York City (And Other Transitions)

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | New York
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

As a person who likes an orderly and unambiguous life, I found that the process of apartment hunting has thrown my world upside down.

Chasing Anarchists: May Day and the Federal Government's Use of Grand Juries as Political Counterintelligence

Kris Hermes | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Kris Hermes

The pattern of using grand juries as secret forums to ask activists what organizations they belong to, who they associate with and to scrutinize their political beliefs on the basis of "Americanism" closely parallels the hearings held by the House Subcommittee on Unamerican Activities.

WATCH: Stop Resisting the Remarkable

Brad Yates | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Tapping can sometimes bring up long-buried emotions, which is why I state that, before tapping along, folks must take full responsibility for their own well-being.

WATCH: Tapping for Vets and Others Who Have Experienced Horrors

Brad Yates | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

One of the greatest things being done with tapping right now is its use with vets. There have been many great successes in relieving the PTSD our troops so often bring home with them.

The Top 5 Resistances to Change (And Their Remedies)

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

I often see patients in my psychotherapy practice who are unable to make changes in their life and do not understand why they keep sabotaging their efforts. Usually this is due to a hidden resistance or unwholesome belief associated with the desired change.

The Secret To Feeling More In Control

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

If you're struggling -- if you're feeling out of, or the need for, control -- it's less likely that something's wrong with the object of your desires, and more likely that there's something you've been unwilling to give up in order get what it is you say you want.