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Ridin' on the "Threeway" of Love (Without a Pink Cadillac)

Josh Sabarra | Posted 06.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

It was the first time I'd been invited to join a threeway. "Hey, handsome," Sam began in a private Facebook message, "you seem like a lot of fun." A certified-platinum approval addict, I bit into the hook like a fish desperate for seven (or eight) inches of worm.

The One Sign Your Employees Will Leave

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Your department is growing quickly. Life couldn't be better. Everyone is present and accounted for...hmmm...except Joe is not at his desk. In fact, it looks like he might be gone for the day. Again.

5 Ways to Fall in Love Again

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Falling in love again is impossible and unrealistic, isn't it? I'm here to tell you that it's not. Yet I'd be lying if I said that after 36 years of being together, every moment has been bliss. In fact, we've fallen in love again a number of times! Here's what I've discovered.

Using Spirituality Addictively as a 'Spiritual Bypass'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Stephan had been meditating for many years before consulting with me for his depression. He had been part of a spiritual community that encouraged the...

Just Breath and Recognize Who's Listening

Catherine Nagle | Posted 06.09.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Whenever I come across a new book or material about spirituality, I feel that I'm in touch with something bigger than me because of the author's profound knowledge, dedication, and experience. Over the years, they've become my spiritual family by sharing their insights on love and compassion, and the power of prayer and meditation.

5 Ways to Stop Being the Center of the Universe

Jackie Harder | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Jackie Harder

A large part of moving forward is just not giving a fig about what others think. Because caring too much about other people's opinions can hold you back from being the best version of yourself.

The Apple Watch: From Technology-Knowing to Body-Knowing

Bob Deutsch | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Bob Deutsch

Much has been made of the new Apple watch, its many capabilities and styles. But perhaps there is a hidden potential benefit to the Apple watch that has not been noted: It could enhance our sensuality.

The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field

Otto Scharmer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Science
Otto Scharmer

The intention of this paper is to uncover the grammar of the social field -- the key variables that make it possible for the operating logics and modes (states and stages) of a social field to shift.

The X-Factors of Success

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

To be successful you must work hard, count deeply on yourself and strive to owe nothing. You know you are a "somebody" when you are both intelligent and kind. These are traits hard to find wrapped up in one person.

Are You a Jerk or a Pushover? Study Says You're Likely Oblivious

Amy Morin | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Whether you're asking your boss for a raise, or you're talking to your partner about where to spend the holidays this year, effective negotiating skills are important. Limited self-awareness about when you're being too pushy and when you're not speaking up enough can wreak havoc on your relationships.

My Choice To Live: Part II

Jay Michael | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jay Michael

Last week, Jay Michael revealed his stage 4 cancer diagnosis in "My Choice to Live: Part I" on the Splash blog. Here, he continues his story... For...

The Secret of Love: Four Steps

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lulu Salavegsen

It's a Tuesday. (My favorite day of the week since I can remember) I came into my office, logged on, lit a candle, read a random quote in my "Book o...

How to Stop Second Guessing Yourself and Make Decisions With Confidence

Alexis Meads | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

Grasp a firm, unwavering belief that the Universe is working for you. And if you're struggling with making decisions, start with a couple of small ones. And once you decide -- decide with gusto! Make the choice and follow your lead with confidence.

Why Cruel Leaders Get All the Love

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Cruel leaders inspire hatred, not love, precisely because they are completely focused on themselves and use others to get what they want. They take what could be a great opportunity to inspire others to be great, and they squander it by being ruthless.

5 Things to Do When You Get to College

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 06.02.2015 | College
Christopher B. Nelson

Education goes far beyond worldly success, and very far beyond success measured in monetary terms. Your education, if well conducted, will give your life meaning and significance.

Why I Will Enjoy Today for Today

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 06.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Jacoby

Today is May 20, 2015. It is a very special day. The reason that it is special is because there has never, ever been a May 20, 2015 and there wi...

Why "Intelligent" Computers Are Dumber Than Your Ten-Year-Old

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Deepak Chopra

The human mind will always be ahead of computers when it comes to thinking, because no computer has ever had a thought or will have in the future, no matter how much good or bad they wind up doing.

8 Keys to Attract Good Energy Today

Alexandra Harra | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

Your mind, body, and soul are composed purely of energy. For this reason, what you feel translates into how you feel. And if you often feel sick, depr...

They Unfriended Me

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

You will survive. It's not even a loss. If people choose to be in your life, in real life or on social media, they are your peeps. If not, let 'em go. They won't be there when you need them.

My Choice To Live: Part I

Jay Michael | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jay Michael

This is the beginning of my story. My story to take a stage 4 cancer diagnosis and unravel it into my license to live. In fact, to live an even better and richer life than I ever could have imagined possible before cancer.

Booting People Out of Your Life? Some Must Go -- Some Have Time Limits

Greg Frucci | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

The cool thing about this process is now you have a way to recognize the ones who truly are toxic and the ones who we just need to put a little distance between us and them. You can boot someone off forever.

How to Be Charitable

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 05.27.2015 | Impact
Rebecca Lammersen

One cause is not more important than the other. They are equal because when we give intentionally, selfishly to what we believe in, it in turn has an impact. Our individual causes add up, helping others one-by-one, and ultimately, collectively we will save the world.

What I Learned After 30 Straight Days Of Blogging

Jonas Ellison | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonas Ellison

Thirty days ago, I was creatively stuck. But here's the thing: The mind is deeper than you can ever imagine. It's only when you get it circulating that you start to see its true potential. And after 30 days of blogging, I'm merely skimming the top. Creativity is infinite possibilities.

Self-Care: What Gets in the Way and 5 Things Not to Miss

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

These kinds of practices are needed when we are healing major imbalances. But they are also essential to pepper throughout our busy lives. We can easily miss this when we feel at the peak of health.

The Value of Well-Timed Goodbyes and Art of Letting Go

Trana Pittam | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Trana Pittam

letting go a day too late can equal the difference between whether or not a person or an experience leaves your life as a fond memory or painful regret.