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5 Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids About Love

Tarynn Playle | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents
Tarynn Playle

I grew up in a family of "I Love you's." Before bed, "Night, I love you!" Before school, "I love you!" Getting off of the phone, "Love you!" In fact...

Respect -- It's Earned, Not Given. What Hogwash!

Nipa Shah | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents
Nipa Shah

A young person said to me, "respect is earned, not given". This was in context of respect between parents and children. My 1st response was "hell, no"...

Road Rage Experience Leads to Examination of Society

Aimee L. Baror | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Aimee L. Baror

For starters, the next time someone is tailgating me with a vengeance, I will simply move over and let them be on their way. I allowed my ego to overcome me and lead me to self-righteousness.

The Lairds Came To America!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...

Muddling Toward Retirement

Jerry Lanson | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jerry Lanson

It's a bit unsettling, realizing I won't need a resume anymore. This semester is the start of my 17th year teaching journalism at Emerson College in Boston. It is the 37th year since I started teaching journalism. It will be my last.

She Divorced Me Because I Left Dishes By The Sink

Matthew Fray | Posted 01.25.2016 | Divorce
Matthew Fray

It seems so unreasonable when you put it that way: My wife left me because sometimes I leave dishes by the sink. But when you choose to love someone, it becomes your pleasure to do things that enhance their lives and bring you closer together, rather than a chore.

To the Person Parked in Between the Handicap Stalls

Chanel White | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Chanel White

Next time sir, please be respectful, and try to think of the implications your choices have on others, as well as the message you are sending to onlookers.

Won't vs Can't--How Political Correctness Can Stunt Our Growth

Lisa Ancona-Roach | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Lisa Ancona-Roach

If you're a regular reader of my blog, then you know I am a huge believer in kindness. This may lead you to conclude that I am also a supporter of pol...

Don't Talk Judgmental

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Children and teens need respect. We hardly know we do it, but as parents we often sound like we are always judging them, accusing them, criticizing th...

How to Talk to Potential Customers

Harry Red | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Harry Red

When you start a new business, can you name the wisest first step? Should you build a product or service? Hire staff? Buy stock? No. First step: you talk to potential customers. To see if the pain you intend to cure runs deep enough. Period.

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

Days of Our Lives' Turns 50: Giving Respect to The Soap Star

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

(Actor Eric Martsolf (Eric Brady). Martsolf won a Daytime Emmy for this role. Photographer: Brad Everett Young) This past November, another mileston...

Developing Global Compassion

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 12.17.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

"Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek." - Dalai Lama In my book Cre...

The War at Home: Four Ways Good Faith Can Help Defeat ISIS

David Briggs | Posted 12.15.2015 | Religion
David Briggs

What much research proposes, and history also teaches, is that democracy flourishes when we start with the idea that all people are created equal, and endowed with certain inalienable rights.

Feeling Stuck? Ask Yourself am I Liked or Respected?

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Machiavelli said it is better to be feared rather than loved, maybe he was right. Growing up I was taught to be friendly; my mother instilled in me th...

WATCH: Being Kind (What the World Really Needs Now...)

Brad Yates | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Read More: Kindness, Respect, Courtesy, Civility, Andy Williams, Among Others, Sang: “What the World Needs Now Is Love, Sweet Love.” While I Am Certainly Trying to Help Cultivate That, I’D Say That, First, What the World Really Needs Now Is Kindness. Courtesy. Civility. Mutual Respect. It May Take Awhile Before People Are Able to Feel Real Love for One Another. but in the Meantime, Even Though We Are People With Differing Opinions, Isn’T It Possible That We Could Be Mature People With Differing Opinions…? It Amazes Me to See How Viscously People Will Jump on Someone Online – Even When the Person Has Only Made a Simple Comment or Request. And, I Stand by My Belief That People Don’T Do This Because They Are Bad… We Are All Doing the Best We Can Based on Our Programming. It’S Just Unfortunate That More and More We Are Being Programmed to Accept This Kind of Behavior… Which Tends to Lead T, It Has a Cost – for Everyone Involved. Since Everything Is Energy, And We Are All Connected, Every Such Attack We Make Is an Attack on Everyone – Ourselves Included. It’S a Pretty Sure Way to Put the Kibosh on Any Positive Manifestations, Or at Least Slow Them Down. but by the Same Principle… Every Act of Kindness We Perform Is and Act of Kindness Toward Everyone… Ourselves Included. :) No Doubt You’Ve Heard the Story of the Two Dogs Fighting in Each Person’S Heart (or Wolves, Depending on the Version). One Is Love, The Other Is Hate, And They Are Always Fighting. Which One Wins? the One You Feed the Most. This Holiday Season, Prepare a Feast for the Loving Dog. and Perhaps the Hateful Dog, Out of a Desire to Enjoy the Meal, Will Be Trained to Love as Well… and We’Ll Put an End to Internal Dog Fighting. and Maybe the Absence of Internal Fighting Will Cultivate a World With No External Fighting. Let’S Find Out, Shall We…? the Dalai Lama Has Said, "Be Kind Whenever Possible. It Is Always Possible." Now, I Won’T Argue That It’S Always Easy… and May Seem Downright Impossible at Times. but if We Are Honest With Ourselves - and Keep Clearing the Fear and Anger Inside Ourselves That Make Kindness Seem Difficult – Those Times Are Fewer and Farther Betw, Let’S Keep Challenging Ourselves to Be Kind (Civil, Courteous, Respectful…) – Even When It Is Seemingly Impossible. ----------------------------------------------------- I Hope This Will Help: