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The Biggest Challenge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Symptoms show up that make us aware that there is something in our lives that requires attention. We may become irritable, impatient, depressed, agitated, physically ill, anxious, or develop any number of other symptoms.

What Rumi and Khalil Gibran Would Tell Us About Love

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 10.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 60 excerpts from poems infused with the mystic wisdom of two greatly gifted poets, Persian Jalal al-Din Rumi and Lebanese Khalil Gibran.

This New Wave Of Intimate, Goofy, Deep Comedies Is Just The Best

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

A lot of scenes in “Catastrophe” take place in bedrooms; the stars of the Amazon comedy, Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan, shine brightest w...

Can We Keep the Empathy State of Mind Alive?

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact
Alyssa Piperis

The 14th anniversary of 9/11 has come and gone. My social media newsfeeds are filled with less outward sensitivity and commemoration today than they w...

I Know My Husband Loves Me Because He Gave Me His Password for His Cell

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn't even have to have one. I'm not sure why different people f...

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.


Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.05.2015 | Books
Tricia McCallum

This story is included in Tricia McCallum's first book of poetry: Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered .

Je Suis Moi -- I Am Me

Stephanie Mott | Posted 03.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

I must strive to move beyond my fears, and experience life with open eyes, an open heart and an open mind. I am limited by my unwillingness to embrace the people who have intimate knowledge of the parts of me I have yet to discover; I have yet to embrace.

Maureen Ryan

'Togetherness' Is A Fine Addition To HBO's Narcissism Sundays | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

It's odd to think that a whole new genre of television has blossomed in the last few years -- an exciting new category that didn't exist several years...

Lily Karlin

Jay Duplass Is Having A Moment | Lily Karlin | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

Jay Duplass is having a moment. The longtime filmmaker made his major acting debut this summer in "Transparent," the much-buzzed about Amazon orig...

The Duplass Brothers Are Hollywood's Most Low-Key Power Players

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By GAVIN EDWARDS Lena Dunham, George R.R. Martin, John Oliver: They've all achieved the drea...

Togetherness Interruptus: Civil Society in the Age of the Smartphone

Amy Larkin | Posted 02.09.2015 | Technology
Amy Larkin

Smartphone abuse is not only rude, it's dangerous. This is decidedly addictive behavior. And like all addictions, the addict is not the only victim. Smartphones create a terribly discourteous, antisocial, particularly uncivil environment in public spaces. Look around. Someone might need your help and you might want to offer it.

Mabou: September, 2014, New York City

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 12.10.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Robert G. Zuckerman

During my career as a "Hollywood photographer" I have been blessed to meet many amazing people of great accomplishment, who have achieved fame through talent, dedication and spirit.

Love in the 21st Century

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.01.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


What Is the Best Legacy?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

A legacy is something that one can leave behind to the people who come after them to "enrich" their lives and better enable the followers to remember ...

Community and Faith in the Face of Hardship

Laura Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Laura Reed

Friends were going door to door. Office Max was donating cards to pass out. Where was I? Sitting on my floor crying. I don't understand it all, and I don't think I ever will, but I am blown away by the power unity.

HBO's New Star

TV Guide | Posted 07.17.2013 | TV

HBO has ordered a new relationship comedy from Jay and Mark Duplass starring Amanda Peet, according to The Hollywood Reporter....

Summer Vacation for the Blended Family

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 07.28.2013 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

The fact is that a family doesn't change just because the week is called vacation. Everyone brings themselves along for the ride. Here are some tips for making vacations work.

'Entourage' Star Trades Vinnie Chase For James Van Der Beek

Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

Kevin Connolly has joined James Van Der Beek's CBS comedy "Friends with Better Lives," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The multicam comedy cen...

An Illusion Of Togetherness

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2013 | TED Weekends
Nancy Colier

If we want to experience the profundity that being and creating together can offer, we must actually be and create together. Everything else is just an idea.

6 Simple Habits That Will Recharge (And Revive!) Your Family Dinners

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

If you're not feeling connected to your spouse after work, if family dinner in your house has disintegrated into a chaotic free-for-all, then it's time to make some changes to your evening meal routine.

Thoughts for College Dropouts: Love, Part II

O'Brien Browne | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

This is Part II of "Love," started on the 8th of last month. I didn't plan on a Part II because I thought this little blog should be pointed and pithy...

True Presence

Wendy Strgar | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

I have come to believe that the most potent gift we give to ourselves and anyone that we care for is our full attention. With our undistracted minds and our listening ears, we have within us what we all want most: the gift of full presence.

Kaiseki At Sushi Zen

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Where is the American Piazza? A Search for Unintentional Community

Marika Holmgren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marika Holmgren

It's not only the gathering part of the Piazza that I'm drawn to. It's the community that is created when people of all walks of life come together.