iOS app Android app

The Human Condition

Comic Relief: How Comedians Give Us Permission to Be Human

Jamie Rautenberg | Posted 08.19.2015 | Comedy
Jamie Rautenberg

As a therapist, and general lover of humanity, I'm both hopeful and excited to see us all head in the direction of our shared acceptance of one another because we are all born out of the same darkness. It's from this dark place that comedians teach us to find the lightness of our being.

One Shoe Off

Nicki Gilbert | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Nicki Gilbert

Although only a few months old, they are scuffed and well-worn. Their white soles already marked from climbing trees and exploring parks, playgrounds and backyards. They are I'm-a-big-kid-now shoes, full of adventure, potential, growth and a future of life and possibility.

After Lima's Climate Talks, a Path Back to Sanity?

Tim Ward | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

We must be insane. And there must be more to it than that. To help get some perspective -- and perhaps to help us find our bearings, I interviewed senior lecturer of Psychology from Leeds Beckett University, Steven Taylor, who is the author of Back to Sanity:

Maya on My Mind

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Donna Jean Freberg

In spite of all our vast differences, I related to so many of her words. They made me think about what I can endure, dream, fail at and mercifully still survive

White House of the Blues

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Paul Stoller

The magic of The Blues worked itself way into the White House, providing a moment of communitas in Washington, D.C., a moment of unexpected unity in our divided society.